Name: Sugaya Risako (菅谷梨沙子)
Nickname: Rii, Risako, Sugu-san
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
Groups: Hello! Project Kids, 4KIDS, Berryz Koubou, H.P. All Stars
Hello! Project Daihyakka (2004) Details
Hobby: Drawing, making small things
Special skill: Drawing, making small things
Strong point: Being bright and cheerful
Weak point: Not cleaning up afterwards
Habit: Clutching the remote control while watching TV
Favorite color: Pink, light blue, white
Favorite flower: Lavender, rose, hibiscus
Disliked thing/thing to do: Big dogs, rides
Scared of: Big dogs
Favorite movie: Disney movies
Favorite book: "Inagawa Junji no Kowai Hanashi," "Crayon Oukoku"
Favorite word: "Arigatou" (thanks)
Favorite season: Spring, summer, fall, winter
Favorite food: Curry, steak, mabo tofu
Least favorite food: Avocado, scallops, sazae
Favorite song: "Namida no Umi de Dakaretai ~SEA OF LOVE~" (Southern All Stars)
Charm point: Eyes
- Is extremely good at Puyo Puyo, and has beaten Kajiwara from Music Fighter in the game.
- She is 1/4 Canadian.
- Her best friend within Berryz Koubou was Ishimura Maiha until her graduation in 2005. It is rumored that she is still very close to her, although within the group she has gotten closer to Kumai Yurina.
Sugaya Risako first appeared as a part of the 4KIDS in the Minimoni ja Movie Okashi na Daibouken! film. She was one of the lead characters in the film "Hotaru no Hoshi" and starred in the drama, "Shonan Kawarayane Monogatari." Risako also worked as a model for Pichi Lemon, a junior fashion magazine, from February 2006 until June 2006. She's currently the youngest member and a lead singer of the Hello! Project group Berryz Koubou.