Iwata Karen, 2016
|Former Stage Name||Karen (かれん?)|
|Birthdate||May 13, 1998|
|Occupation||Singer, Idol, Actress|
(9 years; 6 in AKB48)
|Generation||12th Generation AKB48|
|Associated Acts||AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, Nogizaka46|
|Sub-Units||Milk Planet, NO NAME, Balance Sentai - Veggie Rangers|
|Graduated||March 15, 2016|
- "Lovely, splendid and elegant girl. Team A's high school first year student, I'm Iwata Karen."
"(Karen de karei na Date musume. Chiimu A no kotogaku ichinensei, Iwata Karen desu?)"
- ―Iwata Karen
- 04.03.2011 - Joined AKB48 as a kenkyuusei
- 03.23.2012 - Promoted to Team 4
- 08.24.2012 - Transferred to Team A (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
- 02.24.2014 - Was offered to transfer to SKE48's Team S, but decided to remain with Team A (AKB48 Group Dai Sokaku Matsuri)
- 03.15.2016 - Graduated from AKB48 Team A (Announcement: January 5, 2016 | Last activity: May 21, 2016)
- Tsubomitachi (Kaze wa Fuiteiru
- NEW SHIP (GIVE ME FIVE!)
- Ano Hi no Fuurin (Gingham Check)
- Tsugi no Season (UZA)
- Kodoku na Hoshizora (UZA)
- Watashitachi no Reason (Eien Pressure)
- Ruby (So long!)
- Bara no Kajitsu (Sayonara Crawl)
- Ikiru koto (Sayonara Crawl)
- Kaisoku to Doutai Shiryoku (Heart Electric)
- Kiss made Countdown (Heart Electric)
- KONJO (Mae Shika Mukanee)
- Kimi wa Kimagure (Labrador Retriever)
- Utaitai (Kibouteki Refrain)
- Juujun na Slave (Kibouteki Refrain)
- Skirt, Hirari (Before Sasaki Yukari's promotion)
- Glass no I LOVE YOU (Before Kasai Tomomi's graduation)
- Kuroi Tenshi (Before Kasai Tomomi's graduation)
- Kioku no Dilemma (New Units)
Team A 5th Stage (Revival)
- Renai Kinshi Jourei
AKB48 First Dome Concert "Yossha ~Ikuzo~! in Seibu Dome"
- Miniskirt no Yosei
AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- Skirt, Hirari
Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena
- Skirt, Hirari
AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012
- Wasshoi Shiro!
- Ame no Doubutsuen
Unit Matsuri 2013
- Kagami no Naka no Jean Da Arc
AKB48 8th Anniversary
- Ice no Kuchizuke
- Hana wa Saku
- Her hobbies are watching anime and movies.
- She can play guitar.
- Had rhinoplasty because of breathing problems that began after a childhood accident.
- Member of Light Music Club.
- Her most admired AKB48 member is Takahashi Minami.
- She was the youngest member of the unit NO NAME, made up the AKB0048 voice actresses.
- Was the youngest participant of the single Hana wa Saku, which featured famous people from areas heavily affected by the Tohoku Earthquake.
- Sang a solo version of Hana wa Saku for the B-side of the single, which was her first solo song.
- Actively participated in AKB48′s Tohoku Earthquake relief efforts.
- Was the only kenkyuusei interviewed in DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show Must Go On.
- In the documentary, she spoke about her reaction to the Tohoku Earthquake.
List of favorites
- Favorite character: Elizabeth from Gintama
- Favorite colors: Dark blue, red, yellow
- Favorite subject: Art
- Favorite AKB48 song: Iiwake Maybe
- Favorite NMB48 member: Mita Mao
- Favorite SKE48 member: Matsui Rena
|Members||Iriyama Anna | Oya Shizuka | Owada Nana (Announced Graduation) | Kojima Natsuki | Kojima Haruna (Announced Graduation) | Sasaki Yukari | Shiroma Miru (NMB48 Team BII) | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Nakamura Mariko (Co-Captain) | Hiwatashi Yui Miyawaki Sakura (HKT48 Team KIV) | Miyazaki Miho | Yamada Nanami | Yokoyama Yui (Captain)|
|Stages||A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | A5 | A6 | Waiting Stage | A7|