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.
* 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
miwa was influenced by music from her father at a young age. When she entered high school at 15 years old, 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 will release 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.