SKE48

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SKE48
Ske48 teamk2.jpg
SKE48 Team KII performing at the World Cosplay Summit 2010
Background information
Origin Nagoya, Japan
Genres
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels
Associated acts AKB48
Website ske48.co.jp
Members Team S Details
Team KII Details
Team E Details

SKE48 (S.K.E. Forty-eight) is a Japanese idol girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The group performs at SKE48 Theater on 2F of Sunshine Sakae in Sakae, Nagoya. Avex Group is its current official label.

Concept[edit]

Entrance of SKE48 Theater

SKE48 was founded based on the concept of "idols you can meet". The group's chief producer Yasushi Akimoto once said that his aim was to create an idol group that is unlike any other ordinary idol groups which only give occasional concerts and mostly seen on TV; SKE48 would perform in its own theater regularly, and the fans would always be able to watch the girls performing live. The SKE48 Theater is located in the Sunshine Sakae of Nagoya, Aichi. Members of this group are dispatched into three teams, chronologically named "Team S", "Team KII" and "Team E". Kenkyūsei (trainees) is the group of members training to be promoted into one of these teams.

History[edit]

Sunshine Sakae

Yasushi Akimoto was offered the chance to start a production in Nagoya along with the renewal of the Sunshine Sakae 2F, when he was thinking of expanding his "48 project" nationwide. He had offers even from outside Japan, so he decided to use Nagoya as the place to move on with the project. The Name "SKE" comes from "Sakae" in the Naka district in Nagoya. Akimoto has said that selected members from both AKB48 and SKE48 may release a single, rather than releasing two different singles.[1] But they released their first single in 2009.

In AKB48's single "Ōgoe Diamond", Jurina Matsui became the Center and the first and only member of SKE48 to be featured on a single cover and in the song itself.[2] Including Matsui, some members of SKE48 have appeared in the PV marking the first collaboration made by the two groups, so far.

On May 28, 2011, avex picked up SKE48, and will be releasing their debut single under the label called “Pareo wa Emerald” on July 27, 2011.[3]

On August 25, it was announced that SKE48 member Yui Matsushita would leave the group at the end of September 2011 due to her ankle injuries.[4]

On August 7, 2012, SKE48 member and Captain of Team S, Hirata Rikako announced her graduation in order to pursue a career as a reporter.[5]

On the first day of the Tokyo Dome Concert held on August 24, 2012, it was announced that Rie Kitahara of AKB48, Team K would hold a concurrent position in SKE48. Also, Anna Ishida of Team KII would hold a concurrent position in AKB48, Team B.[6]

On November 1, it was announced that Kumi Yagami, one of the group's first generation members, would graduate from the group, but the date of graduation was not announced.[7]

On December 9, "SKE48CAFE&SHOP with AKB48" was opened to the building 5F with a theater. There is a cooking menu which the member of SKE48 devised.

On January 15, 2013, it was announced that 8 members, 3 from Team S, 2 each from Team KII and E, and 1 kenkyusei, would graduate from the group, along with Yagami, whose graduation was already announced in November 2012, sometime in the spring 2013.[8]

On April 13, it was announced that teams were to be reorganized and nine kenkyusei members would be promoted to full members. Yuka Nakanishi became the captain of SKE48 as well as leader of Team S, and Rena Matsui was promoted to leader of Team E.[9] Rie Kitahara, who was in both SKE48 and AKB48 was removed from SKE48's lineup during the final concert of "AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai" concert series at the Nippon Budokan on 28 April, with her final theater performance as a SKE48 member occurring on May 9.[10]

On February 24, 2014 it was announced that Rena Matsui would hold a concurrent position with Nogizaka46 after teams were reorganized and kenkyusei members were promoted to full members.[11] Concurrent member with SKE48 and AKB48 Mina Ōba was fully transferred to SKE48 Team KII and other members from AKB48, NMB48, and HKT48 were permanently transferred or given concurrent positions within SKE48. Former Team K member Miyazawa Sae was transferred from SNH48 and appointed the new leader of Team S.[12]

On March 15, 2015, the members who passed the 7th Generation audition were revealed.[13]

On June 6, 2015, SKE48 became the first sister group to have more members rank in the annual Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo than AKB48. In 2015, SKE48 only released two singles, a third release was published unter the label "Love Crescendo" and was promoted as SKE48's first sub project.

Members[edit]

As of September 2016, according to the official website.[14]

Team S[edit]

Yakata Miki and Matsumoto Chikako are the leader and the vice-leader of Team S respectively.

Name Birth date (age) Election rank
1[15] 2[16] 3[17] 4[18] 5[19] 6[20] 7[21] 8[22][23]
Rion Azuma (東 李苑 Azuma Rion?) (1996-11-13) November 13, 1996 (age 20)         N/A N/A 61 83
Rena Isshiki (一色 嶺奈 Isshiki Rena?) (2002-02-15) February 15, 2002 (age 14)               N/A
Asana Inuzuka (犬塚 あさな Inuzuka Asana?) (1994-03-19) March 19, 1994 (age 22)     N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Masana Oya (大矢 真那 Ōya Masana?) (1990-11-06) November 6, 1990 (age 26) N/A 24 30 27 29 30 20  
Ayuka Kamimura (上村 亜柚香 Kamimura Ayuka?) (2004-01-27) January 27, 2004 (age 12)               N/A
Ryoha Kitagawa (北川 綾巴 Kitagawa Ryōha?) (1998-10-09) October 9, 1998 (age 18)         N/A N/A 66 64
Risako Goto (後藤 理沙子 Gotō Risako?) (1997-05-29) May 29, 1997 (age 19)   N/A N/A N/A N/A   52 100
Aika Sugiyama (杉山 愛佳 Sugiyama Aika?) (2002-03-05) March 5, 2002 (age 14)             N/A N/A
Mai Takeuchi (竹内 舞 Takeuchi Mai?) (1993-08-31) August 31, 1993 (age 23)     N/A N/A N/A N/A 76 54
Rika Tsuzuki (都築 里佳 Tsuzuki Rika?) (1995-11-08) November 8, 1995 (age 21)     N/A N/A N/A N/A    
Yume Noguchi (野口 由芽 Noguchi Yume?) (1998-04-17) April 17, 1998 (age 18)         N/A N/A N/A 85
Kano Nojima (野島 樺乃 Nojima Kano?) (2001-09-06) September 6, 2001 (age 15)             N/A N/A
Haruka Futamura (二村 春香 Futamura Haruka?) (1996-05-14) May 14, 1996 (age 20)       N/A N/A 34 38 49
Otoha Machi (町 音葉 Machi Otoha?) (2001-11-06) November 6, 2001 (age 15)             N/A N/A
Jurina Matsui (松井 珠理奈 Matsui Jurina?) (1997-03-08) March 8, 1997 (age 19) 19 10 14 9 6 4 5 3
Chikako Matsumoto (松本 慈子 Matsumoto Chikako?) (1999-11-19) November 19, 1999 (age 17)           N/A N/A N/A
Miki Yakata (矢方 美紀 Yakata Miki?) (1992-06-29) June 29, 1992 (age 24)   N/A N/A 62 N/A 73 N/A  
Suzuran Yamauchi (山内 鈴蘭 Yamauchi Suzuran?) (1994-12-08) December 8, 1994 (age 22)   36 N/A 54 61 69 63 71
Juna Yamada (山田 樹奈 Yamada Juna?) (1998-05-25) May 25, 1998 (age 18)         N/A N/A N/A N/A

Team KII[edit]

Mina Oba and Mikoto Uchiyama are the leader and the vice-leader of Team KII respectively.

Name Birth date (age) Election rank
1[15] 2[16] 3[17] 4[18] 5[19] 6[20] 7[21] 8[22][23]
Shiori Aoki (青木 詩織 Aoki Shiori?) (1996-04-22) April 22, 1996 (age 20)         N/A N/A N/A 93
Yuki Arai (荒井 優希 Arai Yuki?) (1998-05-07) May 7, 1998 (age 18)           N/A N/A 86
Anna Ishida (石田 安奈 Ishida Anna?) (1996-05-27) May 27, 1996 (age 20) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 77  
Mikoto Uchiyama (内山 命 Uchiyama Mikoto?) (1995-11-14) November 14, 1995 (age 21) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Yuna Ego (江籠 裕奈 Ego Yūna?) (2000-03-29) March 29, 2000 (age 16)       N/A N/A N/A N/A 35
Ayaka Ōta (太田 彩夏 Ōta Ayaka?) (2000-08-17) August 17, 2000 (age 16)             N/A N/A
Mina Oba (大場 美奈 Ōba Mina?) (1992-04-03) April 3, 1992 (age 24)   N/A 35 57 48 56 27 22
Yuna Obata (小畑 優奈 Obata Yuna?) (2001-12-18) December 18, 2001 (age 14)             N/A N/A
Ruka Kitano (北野 瑠華 Kitano Ruka?) (1999-05-25) May 25, 1999 (age 17)         N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kotono Shirai (白井 琴望 Shirai Kotono?) (2002-01-21) January 21, 2002 (age 14)               N/A
Sarina Soda (惣田 紗莉渚 Sōda Sarina?) (1993-01-18) January 18, 1993 (age 23)           N/A 55 30
Yumana Takagi (高木 由麻奈 Takagi Yumana?) (1993-08-23) August 23, 1993 (age 23)     N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  
Natsuki Takatsuka (髙塚 夏生 Takatsuka Natsuki?) (1999-09-20) September 20, 1999 (age 17)             N/A N/A
Akane Takayanagi (高柳 明音 Takayanagi Akane?) (1991-11-29) November 29, 1991 (age 25) N/A 35 23 24 23 31 14 20
Saki Takeuchi (竹内 彩姫 Takeuchi Saki?) (1999-11-24) November 24, 1999 (age 17)         N/A N/A N/A 31
Yuzuki Hidaka (日高 優月 Hidaka Yuzuki?) (1998-04-01) April 1, 1998 (age 18)         N/A N/A N/A 79
Nao Furuhata (古畑 奈和 Furuhata Nao?) (1996-09-15) September 15, 1996 (age 20)       N/A N/A 55 24 29
Kaori Matsumura (松村 香織 Matsumura Kaori?) (1990-01-17) January 17, 1990 (age 26)   N/A N/A 34 24 17 13  
Airi Mizuno (水野 愛理 Mizuno Airi?) (2002-09-21) September 21, 2002 (age 14)               N/A

Team E[edit]

Akari Suda and Nao Fukushi are the leader and the vice-leader of Team E respectively.

Name Birth date (age) Election rank
1[15] 2[16] 3[17] 4[18] 5[19] 6[20] 7[21] 8[22][23]
Yūka Asai (浅井 裕華 Asai Yūka?) (2003-11-10) November 10, 2003 (age 13)             N/A N/A
Reona Ida (井田 玲音名 Ida Reona?) (1998-12-03) December 3, 1998 (age 18)         N/A N/A N/A N/A
Narumi Ichino (市野 成美 Ichino Narumi?) (1999-04-14) April 14, 1999 (age 17)       N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Natsuki Kamata (鎌田 菜月 Kamata Natsuki?) (1996-08-29) August 29, 1996 (age 20)         N/A N/A 70 74
Kanon Kimoto (木本 花音 Kimoto Kanon?) (1997-08-11) August 11, 1997 (age 19)     N/A 56 31 50 48 68
Haruka Kumazaki (熊崎 晴香 Kumazaki Haruka?) (1997-08-10) August 10, 1997 (age 19)         N/A N/A 73 67
Rara Goto (後藤 楽々 Gotō Rara?) (2000-07-23) July 23, 2000 (age 16)             N/A N/A
Makiko Saito (斉藤 真木子 Saitō Makiko?) (1994-06-28) June 28, 1994 (age 22) N/A N/A N/A N/A 42 75 65 92
Mei Sakai (酒井 萌衣 Sakai Mei?) (1997-12-13) December 13, 1997 (age 18)     N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 63
Sumire Satō (佐藤 すみれ Satō Sumire?) (1993-11-20) November 20, 1993 (age 23) N/A 31 34 61 52 N/A 49 75
Maya Sugawara (菅原 茉椰 Sugawara Maya?) (2000-01-10) January 10, 2000 (age 16)               N/A
Ōka Suenaga (末永 桜花 Suenaga Ōka?) (2002-02-26) February 26, 2002 (age 14)             N/A N/A
Akari Suda (須田 亜香里 Suda Akari?) (1991-10-31) October 31, 1991 (age 25)   N/A 36 29 16 10 18 7
Sana Takatera (髙寺 沙菜 Takatera Sana?) (1999-11-15) November 15, 1999 (age 17)           N/A N/A N/A
Yūki Takahata (髙畑 結希 Takahata Yūki?) (1995-07-18) July 18, 1995 (age 21)             N/A N/A
Marika Tani (谷 真理佳 Tani Marika?) (1996-01-05) January 5, 1996 (age 20)         N/A N/A 23 55
Nao Fukushi (福士 奈央 Fukushi Nao?) (1999-04-23) April 23, 1999 (age 17)           N/A N/A N/A

Kenkyūsei[edit]

Kenkyūsei (研究生?, "Trainees")

7th generation
  • Honoka Aikawa (相川暖花 Aikawa Honoka?) (2003-10-22) October 22, 2003 (age 13)
  • Narumi Kataoka (片岡成美 Kataoka Narumi?) (2003-03-13) March 13, 2003 (age 13)
  • Narumi Kawasaki (川崎成美 Kawasaki Narumi?) (1997-11-27) November 27, 1997 (age 19)
  • Aina Wada (和田愛菜 Wada Aina?) (2000-02-28) February 28, 2000 (age 16)
8th generation

The following members were announced for the first time on November 19, 2016.[24]

  • Ayaha Atsumi (渥美彩羽 Atsumi Ayaha?) (2002-03-19) March 19, 2002 (age 14)
  • Saki Ishikawa (石川咲姫 Ishikawa Saki?) (2001-05-05) May 5, 2001 (age 15)
  • Yuzuki Ishiguro (石黒友月 Ishiguro Yuzuki?) (2003-10-11) October 11, 2003 (age 13)
  • Ruka Inoue (井上瑠夏 Inoue Ruka?) (2001-06-12) June 12, 2001 (age 15)
  • Rinka ŌShiba (大芝りんか Rinka ŌShiba?) (2001-10-29) October 29, 2001 (age 15)
  • Miku Okada (岡田美紅 Okada Miku?) (1997-11-13) November 13, 1997 (age 19)
  • Anna Kawai (川合杏奈 Kawai Anna?) (1999-03-20) March 20, 1999 (age 17)
  • Ayano Kitagawa (北川愛乃 Kitagawa Ayano?) (2001-01-24) January 24, 2001 (age 15)
  • Ami Kurashima (倉島杏実 Kurashima Ami?) (2005-06-28) June 28, 2005 (age 11)
  • Kano Kobayashi (小林佳乃 Kobayashi Kano?) (1997-12-28) December 28, 1997 (age 18)
  • Marin Sakamoto (坂本真凛 Sakamoto Marin?) (2002-02-02) February 2, 2002 (age 14)
  • Kaho Satō (佐藤佳穂 Satō Kaho?) (1997-05-16) May 16, 1997 (age 19)
  • Kohaku Shirayuki (白雪希明 Shirayuki Kohaku?) (1998-08-30) August 30, 1998 (age 18)
  • Izumi Nakamura (仲村和泉 Nakamura Izumi?) (2000-03-15) March 15, 2000 (age 16)
  • Miki Nonogaki (野々垣美希 Nonogaki Miki?) (1999-10-07) October 7, 1999 (age 17)
  • Miyo Nomura (野村実代 Nomura Miyo?) (2003-02-01) February 1, 2003 (age 13)
  • Negai Fukai (深井ねがい Fukai Negai?) (2003-01-16) January 16, 2003 (age 13)
  • Riko Morihira (森平莉子 Morihira Riko?) (2000-11-24) November 24, 2000 (age 16)
  • Yukina Yahagi (矢作有紀奈 Yahagi Yukina?) (1995-03-13) March 13, 1995 (age 21)

Graduated Members[edit]

Team S
  • Kirara Suzuki (鈴木 きらら) (Born July 31, 1993) Graduated on November 24, 2008 for academic reasons.
  • Tsukina Takai (高井 つき奈) (Born July 6, 1995) Graduated on August 31st, 2009 for academic reasons.
  • Moe Yamashita (山下 もえ) (Born October 27, 1992) Graduated on December 25, 2009 to become a graphic designer.
  • Rina Shinkai (新海 里奈) (Born August 1, 1992) Graduated on May 8, 2010.
  • Sayuki Mori (森 紗雪)(Born November 3, 1996) Graduated on May 8, 2010.
  • Yui Matsushita (松下 唯) (Born July 25, 1988) Graduated on September 30, 2011.
  • Haruka Ono (小野 晴香) (Born November 24, 1987) Graduated on March 31, 2012.
  • Rikako Hirata (平田 璃香子) (Born August 7, 1989) Graduated on October 23, 2012.
  • Mizuki Kuwabara (桑原 みずき) (Born February 2, 1992) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Shiori Takada (高田 志織) (Born July 19, 1990) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Kanako Hiramatsu (平松 可奈子) (Born November 14, 1991) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Sayaka Niidoi (新土居 沙也加) (Born February 21, 1994) Graduated on November 30, 2013 to focus on her education.
  • Seira Sato (佐藤 聖羅) (Born April 30, 1992) Graduated on February 27, 2014 to pursue a career as a gravure idol.
  • Aki Deguchi (出口 陽) (Born March 14, 1988) Graduated on April 29, 2014.
  • Mieko Satō (佐藤 実絵子) (Born June 24, 1986) Graduated on March 31, 2015.
Name (Birth date) Election Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Kumi Yagami (矢神 久美?) ((1994-06-13)June 13, 1994) × 38 × 28 Graduated on May 6, 2013.
Manatsu Mukaida (向田 茉夏?) ((1996-05-10)May 10, 1996) × × × 35 Graduated on March 23, 2014 to focus on her education.
Yūka Nakanishi (中西 優香?) ((1989-01-24)January 24, 1989) × × × 63 64 Graduated on March 31, 2015.
Ami Miyamae (宮前 杏実?) ((1997-09-09)September 9, 1997) × × × 45 65 Graduated on September 30, 2016.[25]
Team KII
  • Machiko Tezuka (手束 真知子) (Born February 25, 1986) Graduated from SKE48 in 2009, graduated from SDN48 on March 31, 2012.
  • Yuri Ichihara (市原 佑梨) (Born May 15, 1987) Graduated on November 30, 2009.
  • Tomoka Wakabayashi (若林 倫香) (Born April 23, 1996) Graduated on July 1, 2012.
  • Ririna Akaeda (赤枝 里々奈) (Born July 3, 1996) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Tomoko Katō (加藤 智子) (Born April 28, 1987) Graduated in September 29, 2014.
  • Honoka Mizuno (水埜 帆乃香) (Born September 1, 1995) Graduated in December 31, 2014.
Name (Birth date) Election Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Sawako Hata (秦 佐和子?) ((1988-09-14)September 14, 1988) × 33 25 Graduated on May 6, 2013 to attend voice acting school.
Shiori Ogiso (小木曽 汐莉?) ((1992-09-15)September 15, 1992) × × 32 Graduated on May 6, 2013.
Rina Matsumoto (松本 梨奈?) ((1993-09-03)September 3, 1993) × × × × 41 Graduated on April 29, 2014.
Yukiko Kinoshita (木下 有希子?) ((1993-12-20)December 20, 1993) × × × × 40 Graduated on November 27, 2014.
Mizuho Yamada (山田 みずほ?) ((1997-05-25)May 25, 1997) × × 54 Graduated on January 31, 2015.
Airi Furukawa (古川 愛李?) ((1989-12-13)December 13, 1989) × × × 30 27 37 Graduated on March 31, 2015.
Nana Yamada (山田 菜々?) ((1992-04-03)April 3, 1992) × 46 28 29 Graduated on April 3, 2015.
Riho Abiru (阿比留 李帆?) ((1993-07-17)July 17, 1993) × × × × × 74 Graduated on April 30, 2015.
Saki Godo (神門 沙樹?) ((1996-01-29)January 29, 1996) × × Graduated on November 19, 2015.
Yukari Yamashita (山下 ゆかり?) ((1996-03-12)March 12, 1996) × × × × × Graduated on March 31, 2016.[26]
Team E
  • Yuka Nakamura (中村 優花) (Born July 4, 1997) Graduated on November 2011.
  • Haruka Mano (間野 春香) (Born April 27, 1995) Graduated on March 2012.
  • Erika Yamada (山田 恵里伽) (Born December 26, 1995) Graduated on March 2012.
  • Kasumi Ueno (上野 圭澄) (Born June 29, 1994) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Minami Hara (原 望奈美) (Born December 24, 1995) Graduated on May 6, 2013
  • Nanako Suga (菅 なな子) (Born November 11, 1996) Graduated on December 22, 2013.
  • Shiori Iguchi (井口 栞里) (Born March 29, 1995) Graduated on April 29, 2014.
  • Momona Kitō (鬼頭 桃菜) (Born August 16, 1993) Graduated on April 29, 2014.
  • Arisa Owaki (大脇 有紗) (Born April 1, 1999) Graduated on July 30, 2014.
  • Reika Yamada (山田 澪花) (Born June 13, 1995) Graduated on December 31, 2014.
  • Iwanaga Tsugumi (岩永亞美) (Born May 10, 1994) Graduated on February 28, 2015.
  • Kobayashi Ami (小林亜実) (Born January 12, 1993) Graduated on March 19, 2015.
  • Matsui Rena (松井玲奈) (Born July 27, 1991) Graduated on August 31, 2015.
  • Isohara Kyoka (磯原杏華) (Born August 8, 1996) Graduated on January 25, 2016.
  • Koishi Kumiko (小石公美子) (Born August 4, 1995) Graduated on February 23, 2016.
  • Umemoto Madoka (梅本まどか) (Born July 17, 1992) Graduated on February 24, 2016.
Name (Birth date) Election Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Shiori Kaneko (金子 栞?) ((1995-06-13)June 13, 1995) × × 63 Graduated on April 29, 2014.
Tsugumi Iwanaga (岩永 亞美?) ((1995-05-10)May 10, 1995) × x 46 Graduated on February 28, 2015.
Ami Kobayashi (小林 亜実?) ((1993-01-12)January 12, 1993) × × 47 77 Graduated on March 31, 2015.
Rena Matsui (松井 玲奈?) ((1991-07-27)July 27, 1991) 29 11 10 10 7 5 Graduated on August 31, 2015.
Kyōka Isohara (磯原 杏華?) ((1996-08-08)August 8, 1996) × × × × 58 44 53 Graduated on January 31, 2016.[27]
Madoka Umemoto (梅本 まどか?) ((1992-07-17)July 17, 1992) × × 39 68 68 Graduated on February 29, 2016.[28]
Rumi Katō (加藤 るみ?) ((1995-03-09)March 9, 1995) × × × × × 62 Announced her graduation on April 10, 2016[29]
Kumiko Koishi (小石 公美子?) ((1995-08-04)August 4, 1995) × × Graduated on February 29, 2016[30]
Aya Shibata (柴田 阿弥?) ((1993-04-01)April 1, 1993) × × 17 15 15 Graduated on August 31, 2016[31]
Kenkyūsei (Trainees)
  • Honami Inagaki (稲垣 ほなみ) Graduated on April 30, 2009.
  • Kiharu Ozeki (尾関 きはる) Graduated on April 30, 2009.
  • Aiko Shibaki (柴木 愛子) Graduated on July 2009.
  • Fūka Ōshima (大島 風薫) Graduated on September 30, 2009.
  • Seika Hayashi (林 星香) Graduated on September 30, 2009.
  • Aika Maekawa (前川 愛佳) Graduated on September 30, 2009.
  • Ayumi Hashimoto (橋本 あゆみ) Graduated on November 30, 2009.
  • Ayane Handa (半田 礼音) Graduated on May 8, 2010.
  • Marin Nonoyama (野々山 茉琳) Graduated on February 23, 2011.
  • Mai Imade (今出 舞) Graduated on May 31, 2012.
  • Riko Miyawaki (宮脇 理子) Graduated on March 11, 2013.
  • Mitsuki Fujimoto (藤本 美月) Graduated on April 28, 2013.
  • Emiri Kobayashi (小林 絵未梨) Graduated on May 6, 2013.
  • Akane Itō (伊藤 茜) Graduated on May 9, 2013.
  • Miki Hioki (日置 実希) Graduated on June 1, 2013.
  • Yūna Kitahara (北原 侑奈) Graduated on November 22, 2013.
  • Azuki Yano (矢野 杏月) Graduated on February 23, 2014.
  • Yuka Yamamoto (山本 由香) Graduated on March 22, 2014.
  • Aisa Orito (折戸 愛彩) Graduated on April 29, 2014.
  • Miyuka Sora (空 美夕日) Graduated on May 31, 2014.
  • Mayuko Goto (後藤 真由子) Graduated on July 29, 2014.
  • Yuka Sasaki (佐々木 柚香) Graduated on February 28, 2015.
  • Risa Ogino (荻野 利沙) Graduated on March 31, 2015.
  • Nozomi Tsuji (辻 のぞみ) (Born May 16, 1996) Graduated on November 30, 2015.[32]
  • Junna Murai (村井 純奈) (Born January 8, 2000) Graduated on September 30, 2016.[33]

Transferred Members[edit]

Name Birth date (age) Transferred To Election rank
1[15] 2[16] 3[17] 4[18] 5[19]
Yuria Kizaki (木崎 ゆりあ Kizaki Yuria?) (1996-02-11) February 11, 1996 (age 20) AKB48 Team 4 [34] N/A N/A N/A 31 22

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Release Title Chart positions Oricon
sales
[35]
Album Label
Oricon
Weekly
Singles
Chart
[36]
Billboard Japan
Hot
100

[37]
First Week Total sales
2009 "Tsuyoki Mono yo" (強き者よ?, "Strong Ones!") 5 91 22,624 27,259 Kono Hi no Chime o Wasurenai Lantis
2010 "Aozora Kataomoi" (青空片想い?, "Unrequited Love Under the Blue Sky") 3 47 34,747 51,180 Crown Gold
"Gomen ne, Summer" (ごめんね、SUMMER Gomen ne, Samā?, "Sorry, Summer") 3 6 62,078 96,049
"1! 2! 3! 4! Yoroshiku!" (1!2!3!4! ヨロシク!?, "1! 2! 3! 4! I'm Counting on You!") 2 6 119,913 175,027
2011 "Banzai Venus" (バンザイVenus Banzai Bīnasu?, "Hooray Venus") 1 2 206,608 275,189
"Pareo wa Emerald" (パレオはエメラルド Pareo wa Emerarudo?, "My Pareo is an Emerald") 1 1 378,747 480,916 Avex Trax
"Okey Dokey" (オキドキ Oki Doki?) 1 1 382,802 474,970
2012 "Kataomoi Finally" (片想いFinally?, "Unrequited Love Finally") 1 1 495,809 592,947
"Aishite-love-ru!" (アイシテラブル!?, "I Love You!") 1 1 472,327 581,874 TBA
"Kiss Datte Hidarikiki" (キスだって左利き?, "Even Kiss Is Left-Handed") 1 1 511,472 598,011
2013 "Choco no Dorei" (チョコの奴隷?, "Slave of Chocolate") 1 1 538,914 671,623
"Utsukushii Inazuma" (美しい稲妻?, "Beautiful Lightning") 1 1 510,673 661,557
"Sansei Kawaii!" (賛成カワイイ!?, "I Agree, You're Cute!") 1 1 449,003 569,566
2014 "Mirai to wa?" (未来とは??, "The Future Is?") 1 1 397,874 504,576
"Bukiyō Taiyō" (不器用太陽?, "Clumsy Sun") 1 1 324,076 464,116
"12 Gatsu no Kangaroo" (12月のカンガルー?, "December Kangaroo") 1 2 386,495 452,543
2015 "Coquettish Jūtai Chū" (コケティッシュ渋滞中?, "Coquettish Traffic Congestion") 1 2 640,451 702,299
"Maenomeri" (前のめり?, "Enthusiastic") 1 1 370,135 461,604
2016 "Chicken Line" 1 1 257,095 357,307
"Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai" (金の愛、銀の愛?, "Gold Love, Silver Love") 1 1 251,639 TBA

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Information Oricon
album
chart
[38]
First Week Total sales
2012 Kono Hi no Chime o Wasurenai (この日のチャイムを忘れない?, I Don't Forget Chime of This Day)
  • Released: 19 September 2012
  • Label: Avex Trax (AVCD-38568), (AVCD-38569)
  • Formats: Compact disc
2 110,613 150,835

Stage albums[edit]

Year Album Information Oricon
album
chart
[39]
2010 Te o Tsunaginagara (手をつなぎながら?, As We Hold Hands)
  • Released: 10 February 2010
  • Label: Crown Gold (CRCP-40266)*, (CRCP-40267)**
  • Formats: Compact disc
21*
59**[40]
Seifuku no Me (制服の芽?, School Uniform Spouts)
  • Released: 28 April 2010
  • Label: Crown Gold (CRCP-40268)*
  • Formats: Compact disc
22
2012 Ramune no Nomikata (ラムネの飲み方?, How to drink Ramune)
  • Released: 14 March 2012
  • Label: Avex Trax (AVCD-38454)**
  • Formats: Compact disc
6

*Team S release
**Team KII release

See also[edit]

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