Saaya Irie (Irie Saaya, born November 15, 1993, in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese actress, junior idol and singer. Her stage name is simply her given name, Saaya. Her height is 150cm (as of September 2006).
She has recently been appearing in numerous films, radio, and television programs including the recent live action TV drama adaptation of the Jigoku Shoujo series. She has also done voice work, appearing in the recent anime OVA Kyo no Gononi as Chika Koizu. She was formerly a member of Japanese musical group Sweet Kiss before it disbanded on May 12, 2006,to be replaced by the group Chase.
She became well-known for her provocative poses in bikinis. Her bikini pictures soon received widespread distribution over the World Wide Web. In the aftermath of this incident, her manager said they will refrain from having more bikini photoshoots of Saaya; but in her second DVD, "Little Legend", Saaya was once again wearing a bikini.