miwa is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter. She made her major debut under Sony Music Records in 2010 and is managed by Tristone Entertaiment Inc.
miwa was influenced by music from her father at a young age. When she entered high school with 15, she started writing her own music and learning how to play the guitar. miwa was prohibited from having a job, but she secretly worked to save money and bought her first guitar, a Gibson J-45. Soon, she started performing live shows with a friend at places such as Shimokitazawa Loft and Shibuya 7th floor. Eventually, she was noticed by producer Yamamoto Mataichiro who began coaching her.
Currently, miwa is attending Keio University. She released her debut single, "don't cry anymore", under Sony Music Records on March 3, 2010. The title track is being used as the theme song for the Fuji TV drama, Nakanai to Kimeta Hi, starring Eikura Nana.
Stage Name: miwa
Birthday: June 15, 1990
Birthplace: Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Raised: Tokyo, Japan
Blood Type: A
Height: 149 cm
Instruments: Guitar, piano
Favorite Saying: "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." (千里の道も一歩から)
Cherished Things: Family, friends
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