Sana Minatozaki (湊崎 紗夏 Minatozaki Sana), known mostly as Sana (Hangul: 사나), was born on December 29, 1996 (age 21) in Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Japan in a small village of Guri

Life and CareerEdit

Sana attended EXPG (Exile Professional Gym) Osaka branch, a dance and vocal studio where many Japanese idols trained, including some members of E-girls, Generations and The Rampage, from 2009 to early 2012. She first got interested in K-pop because of Girls' Generation's and KARA's rising popularity in Japan. In her last year of middle school, she was scouted by JYP Entertainment on the street while shopping with her friends and auditioned on April 13, 2012. In 2014, she appeared in the music video of Got7's "A" and Junho's "Feel", making her noticeable and likeable by the public eye.


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Music video appearancesEdit



  • Sana is the clumsiest of all members; she always stumbles across the dorm and is not good with balance.
  • She is very optimistic.
  • She likes horror movies. She's the type to scream while she keeps watching.
  • She attended EXPG.
  • She hates eggplants and beans.
  • She has anemia. 
  • She is allergic to pollen. 
  • She is scared of thunder.
  • Her favorite ride at Everland was the T-Express.
  • When she fell in the "Like Ooh-Ahh" MV, she fell after trying to follow Jeongyeon and Tzuyu.
  • She likes convenience stores' "1+1/2+1" (Buy one get one free) deals.
  • One of her tips for learning Japanese is to memorize the names of the foods you like first.
  • Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • She was seen passing out during a broadcast, due to her not sleeping for three days.
  • When Sana cannot fall asleep, she often stretches.
  • Sana also sleepwalks, she has woken up many times standing; in one experience when sleeping with Mina, Sana was described as with her eyes open telling Mina to get ready for a photoshoot, all the while being asleep.
  • She is often seen being intimate with other members.
  • She is known as a 'snake' in Twice ships.
  • Her audition song was Mr.Taxi by Girls Generation.
  • She joined JYP entertainment on April of 2012 along with Momo.
  • She is very close with GFriend's Eunha. She said that Eunha is her girlfriend.


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