권리세 (Eng: Kwon Rise) was a sub vocalist of LADIES' CODE.


She was born in Fukushima, Japan, on August 16th, 1991, and was fluent in both Korean and Japanese.[2]

She attended Fukushima Chōsen Elementary/Middle School, Kent Foreign High School, and Seikei University, where she majored in Economics and Business Administration.[3] According to her Miss Korea Hanooki profile, she also attended Idyllwild Arts Academy for dance.[4]

In 2009, she participated in the Miss Korea contest as a representative of Japan, and won the Korean Abroad Award as Miss Japan.[5]

In 2011, she finished in the top 12 on MBC's Star Audition The Great Birth, and appeared in the third season of MBC’s We Got Married, alongside David Oh.[6]

After her success, she was signed with KeyEast Entertainment and trained there for a year.[7] When her contract with KeyEast expired, she joined Polaris Entertainment, where she would debut in their first girl group.[8]

She passed away on September 7th, 2014, as a result of the group's car accident. 



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Two of Rise's songs from Star Audition The Great Birth were officially released; Hey Hey Hey and Like A Virgin, in 2011.

On October 25th, 2013, Rise was featured in the music video for Kanto's song What You Want, featuring Kim Sunggyu (INFINITE).


  • She has an older sister named Riae, who participated in the Miss Korea contest in 2007, and an older brother named Junki.[9][10]
  • Her mother's name is Choo Seongri.[11]
  • Rise shared a dorm room with EunB and Ashley.[12]
  • David Oh admitted that he had a crush on Rise, but he wasn't her type. They remained friends but lost contact when she debuted in LADIES' CODE and didn't have a phone.[13]


  1. Her Daum Cafe profile says she was 164 cm tall, but her official website and Naver profiles say she was 166.
  2. Miss Korea Hanooki
  3. The Star profile - translated by ladiescode
  4. "Miss Korean 2009 Number 27 - Kwon Ri-Sae, Japan"
  5. Korean Beacon - "Kim Ju-Ri Wins Miss Korea 2009" [Archived]
  6. Soompi - "David Oh and Kwon Ri Sae To Join 'We Got Married'"
  7. Soompi - "MBC “Star Audition” Contestant Kwon Ri Sae Signs with Key East"
  8. Soompi - "Kwon Ri Sae Leaves Key East Entertainment and Joins Another Agency"
  9. Instagram @kwon418 @junki.g
  10. Junki's given name is 純紀, which reads as "Junki" in Japanese (じゅんき). In Korean (Hanja), it's read as "Sunki" (순기). Both Riae (梨愛/リエ/리애) and Rise (梨世/リセ/리세)'s names are read the same in Japanese and Korean.
  11. 130316 레이디스코드 LADIES' CODE 리세 Rise MBC 사람이다Q It's Person Q
  12. YouTube - LADIES'CODE리얼리티 EP #01
  13. Soompi - David Oh Belatedly Confesses That He Had a Crush on the Late Kwon RiSe
Discography Songs  Hey Hey HeyLike A Virgin
Featured MVs  말만해
Official Links  Twitter (deactivated)
Members  Rise † • AshleyEunB † • SojungZuny
Singles  Hate YouSo Wonderful꽃할배수사대 OST Part 1KISS KISS아파도 웃을래MYST3RYMYST3Re:THE LAST HOLIDAYFEEDBACK
Songs  Intro... Bad Girl나쁜여자SuperGirlDada La안울래Hate YouPolaris Club예뻐 예뻐I'm Fine Thank YouSo Wonderful미치게 훅가게KISS KISS아파도 웃을래My FlowerGalaxyChaconneMy Flower (Blossom mix)Galaxy (the 3dge mix)Chaconne (Arieta mix)LoreleiThe RainJane DoeButterfly그럴 땐THE LAST HOLIDAY미니스커트FEEDBACK (너의 대답은)
Information  HistoryDiscographyMerchandiseLavely
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