|iM@S CG Character Data|
Wakaba Kusakabe (日下部若葉 Kusakabe Wakaba) is one of the characters available in THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls and THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage. She was added on December 31, 2011. She is currently unvoiced.
|Event||Prelim Rank||Final Rank|
|1st Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|2nd Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|3rd Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|Voice Idol Audition||Unranked||Unranked|
|4th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|5th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|6th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|7th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|8th Anniversary Election||Unranked||Unranked|
|9th Anniversary Election||Not applicable||Unranked|
"I'm Wakaba Kusakabe. I'm often mistaken as a junior high school student... But I'm already 20 years old? I want to be an idol and have everyone treat me as one. I'll do my be-est~."
Wakaba is a young woman who is always mistaken for a middle school student due to her youthful appearance. She's a legal adult, but has the physical appearance of a young teenager which is made to look even younger when she wears pigtails. She doesn't let it get her down too much, however, since she is generally an easygoing and calm person.
In the tie-in Cinderella Girls Theater skits, Wakaba is always misunderstood to be a younger age than she is. Often times it leads to misunderstandings which require her to explain her age, such as when she's driving a car, which makes Kate believe minors could drive in Japan. Because of her looks, she was invited to join the “Little Marching Band Girls” unit as an adult member. She took the role of monitor eagerly after the younger girls continued to call her “big sister” and reliable. Wakaba has her driver’s license and seems to like looking at cars. She doesn’t like black coffee.
Trivia and Fan Culture
- Wakaba's name literally translates to "young leaf", hence her appearance.
- She is friends with Miyo Harada, due to their shared car-related hobby.
- She also likes hanging out with other idols at the same age as her, including but not limited to Yoko Saito, Misato Manaka, and Chiaki Kurokawa.
|Starlight Stage Models|
[Big World of Little Me] SSR