Japanese idol singer who originally found fame as a member of the popular girl group AKB48 as well as its various subgroups. She released a solo album titled Erena in 2013 before deciding to retire from the entertainment industry in 2014.
She was a founding member of Team K before joining AKB48.
She won the Japan Record Award for New Artist in 2012.
She was born in Tokyo, Japan.
She and Jurina Matsui were both members of Team K.