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AKB48 Team 8 is the final team of AKB48 based in Akihabara, Tokyo. The group currently consists of thirty nine members. They are under Kings Records Sub-label You! Be Cool. But each Team 8 member represents a specific prefecture from where they were born.

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AKB48 Team 8 Members Profile
Sakaguchi Nagisa

Stage Name: Sakaguchi Nagisa (坂口渚沙)
Birth Name: Sakaguchi Nagisa (坂口渚沙)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 23, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Instagram: nagisa_sakaguchi
Twitter: s_snowgirl_n

Sakaguchi Nagisa Fun Facts:
-She was born in Hokkaido, Japan
-Nickname: Nagi
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2014 and was put in Team 8
-March 2015 threw December of 2017 she had a concurrent position in Team B
-She now has a con current position in Team 4
-Hobbies: Collecting Music Boxes and Snowballs
-Charm Point: Eyes
-Her favorite senior is Watanabe Mayu
-Skill: Valting Horses
-Favorite Song: River
-Favorite Food: Japanese Sweets
-When she can drive she wants to pass all of Hokkaido by car
-She is outgoing during performances but is shy during MC’s
-Her dream is to be a model
-She’s left handed
-Owns a turtle named Shira

Yokoyama Yui

Stage Name: Yokoyama Yui (横山結衣)
Birth Name: Yokoyama Yui (横山結衣)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: February 22, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: yoko_yui_team8

Yokoyama Yui Fun Facts:
-Nickname: Horizontal-chan
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-In April 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-In December 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team K
-Special Skil: Dancing
-Her favorite member is Kojima Haruna
-Hobbies: Nail Art, Dance Practice
-Favorite Song: liwake Maybe
-Has a strong accent
-Was the member of the Dance Group Fun☆Girl
-Member of the Alpaca Alliance with Sato Namami
-Has the same name as 9th Generation AKB48 Member Yokoyama Yui (The first time two girls of ALL48 groups have the same name)
-Her dream is to become an Idol
-Likes doing weird dances

Nanami Sato

Stage Name: Nanami Sato (佐藤七海)
Birth Name: Nanami Sato (佐藤七海)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 19, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: A
Height: 165 cm (5’4″)
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: 733_sevensea_satonanami

Nanami Sato Fun Facts:
-She was born in lwate, Japan
-Nickname: Nanamin
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2014 as a Team 8 member
-In December of 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team 4
-She’s a LOVE BERRY Model
-Charm Point: Big Eyes, Chin
-Favorite Seniors: Watanabe Mayu, Watanabe Miyuki
-Hobbies: Dancing
-Special Skills: She can Intimidate Ichikawa Miori and Watanabe Mayu
-Favorite song: Boku No Taiyou
-Member of the Alpaca Alliance with Yokoyama Yui
-She wants to go to the Mountains and Sea in lwate when she can drive
-Afraid of taking airplanes
-Likes melon soda

Mitomo Mashiro

Stage Name: Mitomo Mashiro (御供茉白)
Birth Name: Mitomo Mashiro (御供茉白)
Position: Vocalist, Youngest
Birthday: November 25, 2005
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: AB
Height: N/A
Team: 8
Generation: Team 8 Second Generation

Mitomo Mashiro Fun Facts:
-Managed By: AKS
-She is from Yamagata, Japan
-She joined Team 8 on August 8 2018
-Her Nickname is Waiting chan
-She replaced Hayasaka Tsumugi as representative of Yamagata, Japan

Sato Akari

Stage Name: Sato Akari (佐藤朱)
Birth Name: Sato Akari (佐藤朱)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 9, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: A
Height: 170 cm (5’5″)
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Twitter: AKARI_SATO_1109
Instagram:akari_miyagi

Sato Akari Fun Facts:
-She was born in Miyagi, Japan
-Nickname: Akarin
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-On April 3rd, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-In December of 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team B
-Favorite Song: Ue Kara Mariko
-Charm Point: Nose
-Favorite Senior: Shinoada Mariko
-Hobbies: Tennis, smiling
-Favorite Subject: Science
-Favorite Food: Florentine Biscuit
-She plays tennis at a high level and become AKB48’s No.1 Tennis Girl
-She wants to go to Mastsushima’s coast line when she can drive
-One of the 6 winners for the line stamp contest after winning the athletic test
-Tallest among all Team 8 members
-Shares the same kanji name as Sato Akemi

Ito Kiara

Stage Name: Ito Kiara (伊藤きらら)
Birth name: Ito Kiara (伊藤きらら)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: May 19,2004
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Blood Type: N/A
Weight: N/A
Height: 149 cm (4’8″)
Team: 8
Generation: Toyota Team 8’s 2nd Generation

Ito Kiara Fun Facts:
-She was born in Fukushima, Japan
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-Nickname: Kiara
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2018 as a Team 8 member
-She replaced Mougi Kasumi as Team 8’s Fukushima representative

Okabe Rin

Stage Name: Okabe Rin (岡部 麟)
Birth Name: Rin Okabe (麟岡 部)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 7,1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Team: 8, A
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: beristagram_1107
Twitter: Berin_official

Okabe Rin Fun Facts:
-She’s from Ibaraki, Japan
-Nickname(s):Beer, Orin, Rinchan, and Rinrin
-Managed By: AKS
-She joined AKB48 in 2014 with Team 8
-In December of 2017 she joined Team A.
-She likes to draw, take walks, and listen to music
-She has dimples on her right cheek
-Her favorite seniors are Kojima Haruna and Umeda Ayaka
-She learned Jazz ballet in 3rd grade
-She designed the logo for Team 8’s International tour and Team 8’s mascot
-She is Team A’s Captain

Shimizu Maria

Stage Name: Shimizu Maria (清水麻璃亜)
Birth Name: Shimizu Maria (清水麻璃亜)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: September 29, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: gn__maria
Twitter: gn__maria

Shimizu Maria Fun Facts:
-She was born in Gunma, Japan
-Nickname: Maria
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she has a concurrent position in AKB48 team B
-Favorite Member: Sato Amina
-Hobbies: Basketball and Cooking
-Special Skills: Making people laugh
-Often leads MC’s and is known for being outgoing
-Maria means Mary and when she was born she had a praying pose
-Has an older dog
-Rears a dog

Takahashi Ayane

Stage Name: Takahashi Ayane (髙橋彩音)
Birth Name: Takahashi Ayane (髙橋彩音)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 30, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: B
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team:  8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8 1st Generation
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: aayyaannee811
Twitter: _ayn1230

Takahashi  Ayane Facts:
-She was born in Saitama, Japan
-Nickname: Ayane
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48’s Team 8 on April 3, 2014 representing Saitama Prefecture
-It was announced she had a concurrent position in Team 4
-Favorite Seniors: Wantanabe Mayu and Ichikawa Miori
-Hobbies: Watching Anime and reading Manga
-Special Skills: Putting a toothpick on her eyelashes
-She wants to go to a place with a beautiful view when she can drive
-Has a grip strength of 30kg
-Has a characteristic anime voice
-Likes pets and wants to rear a snake and clione

Yoshikawa Nanase

Stage Name: Yoshikawa Nanase (吉川七瀬)
Birth Name: Yoshikawa Nanase (吉川七瀬)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: July 21, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: A
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: N/A
Team:  8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Units: N/A
Twitter: nanaseworld_7
Instagram: yoshikawa_nanase

Yoshikawa Nanase Facts:
-She was born in Chiba, Japan
-Nickname: Nanase
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-Joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member on April 3, 2014
-It was announced she had a concurrent position in Team B on December 8, 2017
-Favorite Senior: Takita Kayoko
-Hobbies: Karaoke with friends and shopping
-Special Skills: Piano (Learned piano for over 10 years)
-Favorite Song: Kuroi Tenshi
-She wants to go to Boso Peninsula when she can drive
-Admires Kato Rena
-Wants to be a model
-She was in charge of the violin club for three years in elementary and even got to play in Disneyland
-Learned figure skating for around two years
-Loves spicy food

Oguri Yui 

Stage name: Oguri Yui (小栗 有以)
Birth Name: Oguri Yui (小栗 有以)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 26, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 159 cm (5’2″)
Team:  8, A
Generation: Toyota’s Team 8’s 1st generation Tokyo Representative
Instagram: tokyo8marron
Twitter: yuiyui_maromaro

Oguri Like Fun Facts:
-She was born in Tokyo, Japan
-She is a LOVE BERRY model
-She joined AKB48 in October and joined Team 8 and joined Team A In December of 2017
-She does photography
-Her skill is dancing
-Her favorite food is Crepes
-She doesn’t like Bitter Gourd
-She applied for Team 8 because her grandma recommended it
-She’s very positive and bright
-Takahashi Minami’s words inspire her
-She admires Shimazaki Haruka’s naturalness
-She learned hip hop in second grade

Oda Erina

Stage Name: Oda Erina (小田えりな)
Birth Name: Oda Erina (小田えりな)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 25, 1997
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: odenchann
Twitter: odaeri_425

Oda Erina Facts:
-She was born in Kanagawa, Japan
-Nickname: OdaEri
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-In April of 2014 she joined Team 8
-In December of 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team K
-Hobbies: Playing the guitar, singing
-She can play the bass
-Special skills: Singing, Calligraphy
-Favorite Food: Ramen
-Her Theater debut was June 6, 2014 as a backup dancer
-She can play the piano
-Before becoming a Team 8 member she use to vote for Kimi no Koto ga Suki dakara (AKB48 14th Single) on Request Hour
-Know as one of the best singers in Team 8
-Admires Yamamoto Sayaka
-She was on Produce 48 (Ended in 64th place)
-She debuted with the group UHSN, a girl group that is on the TV program USHN for 10 K-pop fans from around the world to experience the Korean culture, food, dance, music, makeup, and fashion

Hidaritomo Ayaka

Stage Name: Hidaritomo Ayaka (左伴彩佳)
Birth Name: Hidaritomo Ayaka (左伴彩佳)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: July 29, 1998
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: hidaaya_729
Twitter: hidaaya_729

Hidaritomo Ayaka Facts:
-She was born in Yamanashi, Japan
-Nickname: HidaAya
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48’s Team 8 on April 3, 2014
-On December 8, 2017, she has a concurrent position in Team K
-Hobbies: Making confectionery, eating sweets
-Special Skill: Piano, Figure Skating, and Werid Faces
-Favorite Song: First Rabbit
-She wants to drive around Lake Kawaguchi when she can drive
-She is considered the pianist in Team 8
-Doesn’t like roller coasters
-Learned piano for more than ten years
-Owns a miniature dachshund, named Moco

Utada Hatsuka

Stage Name: Utada Hatsuka (歌田初夏)
Birth Name: Utada Hatsuka (歌田初夏)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: July 8, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 2nd Generation Team 8 Aichi Representative
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: utahatsu78

Utada Hatsuka Facts:
-She is from Aichi, Japan
-Nickname: N/A
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-Debuted on June 25, 2016 replacing Fujimura Natsuki
-Hobbies: Playing table tennis with friends
-She wants to go to Nagoya port when she can drive

Hattori Yuna

Stage Name: Hattori Yuna (服部有菜)
Birth Name: Hattori Yuna (服部有菜)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 30, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: A
Height: 158cm (5’2″)
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Units: N/A
Twitter: _03yuna30
Instagram: yuna_0330.48

Hattori Yuna Facts:
-She was born in Gifu, Japan
-Nickname: Hattori
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-On July 26, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-In December 8, 2017 it was announced she had a concurrent position in Team B
-She replaced Okubora Chinatsu when she debuted
-Hobbies: Dancing and Singing
-Special Skills: Playing Trumpet
-She wants to visit Mount Kinka

Hashimoto Hina

Stage Name: Hashimoto Haruna (橋本陽菜)
Birth Name: Hashimoto Haruna (橋本陽菜)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: May 25, 2000
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Instagram: 48pyonz_toyama
Twitter: harupyon_0525

Hashimoto Haruna Facts:
-She’s from Toyama, Japan
-Nckname: Spring pyon
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she has a concurrent position in Team K
-Special Skills; Rubik’s cube and Piano
-Charm Point: Glasses
-She wants to go to Shomyo Falls or another beautiful nature place then she can drive
-She’s close with Hattori Yuna
-Doesn’t like bugs or ghosts
-Shares the same name in Kanji with gravure idol Hashimoto Hina

Hirano Hikaru

Stage Name: Hirano Hikaru (平野ひかる)
Birth Name: Hirano Hikaru (平野ひかる)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 29, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 2nd Generation Team 8 Ishikawa Representative
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: hikarun80129

Hirano Hikaru Facts:
-She is from Ishikawa, Japan
-Nickname: Hikarun
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On December 9, 2016 she joined AKB48’s Team 8 Representing Ishikwaw Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 she joined AKB48′ Team 4 with a concurrent position
-She replaced Kita Reina when she debuted
-Hobbies: Singing her heart out at karaoke
-She wants to go to Kanazawa’s Higashi Chaya District when she can drive

Takahashi Sayaka

Stage Name: Takahashi Sayaka (髙橋彩香)
Birth Name: Takahashi Sayaka (髙橋彩香)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: sayarincho_1122

Takahashi Sayaka Facts:
-She was born in Nagano, Japan
-Nickname: Sayarin
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48 on December 9, 2016 as a Team 8 member Representing Nagano Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 it was announced she had a concurrent position in Team 4
-When she debuted Kondo Moeri
-She wants to see the ocean when she can drive

Nagano Serika

Stage Name: Nagano Serika (永野芹佳)
Birth Name: Nagano Serika (永野芹佳)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 27, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Twitter: akb48serika
Instagram: irozio_serika

Nagano Serika Facts:
-She was born in Osaka, Japan
-Nickname: Serika
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a AKB48 Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she joined Team 4 with a concurrent position
-Hobbies: Dancing and Eating
-Favorite Food: Green Peppers and macaroons
-Her favorite dialect word from her hometown is Nandeyanen!
-Participated on STAR☆DRAFT on NTV
-She wants to got to NMinoh’s waterfalls when she can drive
-Was a successful child model under Artist House Pyramids
-She was on Produce 48 (Placed 77th)

Ota Nao

Stage Name: Ota Nao (太田奈緒)
Birth Name: Ota Nao (太田奈緒)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 5, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 161cm (5’3″)
Blood Type: AB
Team: 8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Twitter: otanao_1205
Instagram: tanao_official

Ota Nao Facts:
-She was born in Kyoto, Japan
-Nickname: The chan
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined AKB48 in April 2014 as a Team 8 member
-In December 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team B
-Favorite Senior: Takahashi Minami
-Hobbies: Singing while playing the piano, watching Crayon Shin-chan and comedies
-Special Skill: Cooking
-She is the oldest in Team 8 and she is considered the unofficial Captain of Team 8
-She was selected as the 98th Senior High School’s Baseball Tournament
-Loves eating
-Her Dream is to be an Actress
-Took Team 8 auditions by the encouragement of her father

Yamada Nanami

Stage Name: Yamada Nanami (田菜々美)
Birth Name: Yamada Nana (田菜奈那)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 9, 1999
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: team8yamada0209
Twitter: pipipi_yamada

Yamada Nanami Facts:
-She’s from Hyogo, Japan
-Nickname: Yamada
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 as a Team 8 member
-March 26, 2015 – December 8, 2017 she had a concurrent position in Team A
-On the same day she left Team A she joined Team K with a concurrent position
-Her real name is Yamada Nana but she decided to add mi to her name when she auditioned so she isn’t distinguished as NMB48’s Yamada Nana
-Hobbies: Eating
-Special Skills: Putting many pens on her nose
-Often leads MC’sand is known for making jokes
-One of the 6 winners for the Line Stamp Contest
-Her nickname was made by Onishi Momoka
-Admires: Maeda Atsuko and Sashihara Rino
-Wants to be an Idol
-Went for Team 8 auditions in a gym suit

Yamamoto Ruka

Stage Name: Yamamoto Ruka (山本瑠香)
Birth Name: Yamamoto Ruka (山本瑠香)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: October 10, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: O
Height: 154 cm (5’1″)
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, B
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8 Wakayama Representative
Sub-Units: N/A
Twitter: RUKA_1010_team8
Instagram: ruka_1010_team8

Yamamoto Ruka Facts:
-She was born in Wakayama, Japan
-Nickname: Rukaruka
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member representing Wakayama
-She now has a concurrent position in Team B on December 8, 2017
-Favorite Seniors: Owada Nana, Kojima Mako, Shiroma Miru
-Hobbies: Eating and Playing
-Favorite Song: Yamma e Yukou
-Admires: Shiroma Miru
-Her parents liked dolphins(iruka) so they named her Ruka
-Her audition song was Yuuhi wo miteiru ka?

Onishi Momoka

Stage Name: Onishi Momoka (大西桃香)
Birth Name: Onishi Momoka (大西桃香)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: September 20, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Blood Type: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Twitter: momo_0x0_920
Instagram: momo0920_offical

Onishi Momoka Facts:
-She was born in Nara, Japan
-Nickname: Onishi
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined AKB48 in Team 8 on April 3, 2014 representing Nara Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 it was announced she had a concurrent position in AKB48 Team 4
-Favorite Senior: Oshima Yuko
-Hobbies: Dancing and Listening to Music
-Special Skills: Hula Hoop
-Favorite Song: Naminori Kakigoori
-She wants to go to Yoshino when she can drive
-She’s an idol Otaku (Obsessive/interest)

Hama Sayuna

Stage Name: Hama Sayuna (濵咲友菜)
Birth Name: Hama Sayuna (濵咲友菜)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 20, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Twitter: hamachan_0820
Instagram: sayuna_hamachan

Hama Sayuna Facts:
-She was born in Shiga, Japan
-Nickname: Hama chan
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48’s Team 8 Representing Shiga Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 it was announced she had a concurrent position in Team 4
-Charm Point: Eyes and Eyelashes
-Favorite Seniors: Matsui Jurina and Sashihara Rino
-Hobbies: Eating
-Special Skills: Dancing and Sit ups
-Favorite Song: Ein Pressure
-She wants to go to Lake Biwa when she can drive
-Because of her tiny size and her childlike personality she is known as Team 8’s Little Sister
-Took Team 8 auditions because she declared she wanted to be an idol she she graduated nursery school

Okuhara Hinako

Stage Name: Okuhara Hinako (奥原妃奈子)
Birth Name: Okuhara Hinako (奥原妃奈子)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 18, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height:-
Blood Type: A
Team: B, 8
Generation: Team 8
Sub-Units: N/A

Okuhara Hinako Facts: 
-She was born in Shimane
-Nickname: Heating Of
-Managed By: AKS
-Joined AKB48 in November of 2017 as a Team 8 member
-In December of 2017 she has a concurrent position in Team B
-She replaced Abe Mei
-Hobbies: Making Sweets and twin dance
-She wants to go to Michi no Eki Kirara Taki when she can drive

Haruka Okumoto

Stage Name: Haruka Okumoto (奥本 陽菜)
Birth Name: Okumoto Hinano (陽菜 奥本)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: October 9, 2003
Zodiac sign: Libra
Blood Type: O
Team: 8, A
Generation: 2nd Team 8 Hiroshima Represenative

Haruka Okumoto Fun Facts:
-She was born in Hiroshima, Japan
-Managed By: AKS
-She joined AKB48 in 2017 of September joining Team 8 and joined Team A in December of 2017
-She likes to do the Twin Dance
-She would like to go to Izumo taisha when she can drive

Shitao Miu

Stage Name: Shitao Miu (下尾 みう)
Birth Name: Shitao Miu (下尾 みう)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 3, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: A
Team: 8, A
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Instagram: miumiu1343
Twitter: miumiu_0403

Shitao Miu Fun facts:
-She was born in Yamaguchi,Japan
-In 2014 she joined AKB48 in 2014 and joined Team 8
-In December she had a concurrent position in Team A
-Her charms is her wide forehead and long neck
-He future dreams are to become a model and a actress
-Her favorite senior is Itano Tomomi
-Her special skills are Koto,dance,and calligraphy
-Did dance, swimming, and soccer when she was three
-She was on Produce48 (Placed 18th)

Harumoto Yuki

Stage Name: Harumoto Yuki (春本 ゆき)
Birth Name: Harumoto Yuki (春本 ゆき)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 24, 1999
Blood Type: N/A
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: 2nd Team 8 Tokushima representative

Harumoto Yuki Facts:
-She was born in Tokushima, Japan
-Nickname: Snow
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On September 10, 2017 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team K
-Hobbies: Reading and watching anime
-She wants to go around the sea when she can drive
-Replaced Hamamatsu Riona in Team 8

Gyoten Yurina

Stage Name: Gyoten Yurina (行天優莉奈)
Birth Name: Gyoten Yurina (行天優莉奈)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 14, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Twitter: tenten_yurina
Instagram: Yurina.0314

Gyoten Yurina Facts:
-She was born in Kagawa, Japan
-Nickname: Yurina
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-Joined AKB48 on April3, 2014 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 it was announced she had a concurrent position in Team 4
-Admires: Kojima Haruna
-Hobbies: Dancing
-Ambition: Idol, Actress, Voice Actress, Model, Everything
-She wants to go to Chichibuga beach when she can drive
-Likes Anime that involves battles

Takaoka Kaoru

Stage Name: Takaoka Kaoru (高岡薫)
Birth Name: Takaoka Kaoru (高岡薫)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 29, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: kaorunba112

Takaoka Kaoru Facts:
-She was born in Ehime, Japan
-Nickname: Kaorunba
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48 on April 3, 2014 joining AKB48’s Team 8 representing Ehime Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 it was announced she has a concurrent position in Team 4
-Charm Point: Moles
-Future Dream: Actress
-Hobbies: Reading Manga, Drawing, Singing, and playing the Sanshin and Violin
-She wan’t to go to the Great Seto bridge when she can drive
-Special Skills: Violin
-She eats oranges everyday

Rissen Airi

Stage Name: Rissen Airi (立仙愛理)
Birth Name: Rissen Airi (立仙愛理)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 18, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: N/A
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight: N/A
Team: 8
Generation: Toyota Team’s 8 2nd Generation Kouchi, Japan
Sub-Unit: N/A

Rissen Airi Facts:
-Nickname: Lisse does
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She replaced Hirose Natsuki

Karen Yoshida

Stage Name: Karen Yoshida (吉田 華恋)
Birth Name: Yoshida HanaKoi
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 27, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Blood Type: O
Height: Unknown
Team: 8, A
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: karen_yoshida_8

Karen Yoshida Fun Facts:
-She is from Fukuoka,Japan
-Nickname: Karen
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3rd she joined AKB48 and joined Team 8
-On December 2017 she has a concurrent position on Team A
-She replaced Moriwaki Yui when she joined Team 8
-She won the Team 8 Janken Tournament held in AKB48 Team 8 National Handshake event in Nagoya Dome and was featured in Gravure photoshoot  in FLASH Magazine

Kawahara Misaki

Stage Name: Kawahara Misaki (川原 美咲)
Birth Name: Kawahara Misaki (川原 美咲)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 3, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: N/A
Blood Type: A
Team: 8, B
Generation: 2nd Generation Saga Representative 8
Sub-Units: N/A

Kawahara Misaki Facts:
She was born in Saga, Japan
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-Nickname: Missa
-She joined AKB48 on August 8, 2017 as a Team 8 member and replaced Fukuchi Rena
-On December 8, 2017 she now has a concurrent position in Team B

Tereda Misaki

Stage Name: Terada Misaki (寺田美咲)
Birth Name: Terada Misaki (寺田美咲)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 18, 1999
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: 2nd Generation Team 8 Nagasaki Representative
Instagram: 8misakki1228
Twitter: misakki_team8

Terada Misaki Facts:
-She was born in Nagasaki, Japan
-Nickname: Mr. Saito
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On June 25, 2016 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she now has a concurrent position in AKB48 Team K
-She replaced Iwasaki Moeka when she debuted
-Hobbies: Listening to music, watching AKB48 and Nogizaka46 videos
-She wants to visit all of Japan when she can drive

Kuranoo Narumi

Stage Name: Kuranoo Narumi (倉野尾成美)
Birth Name: Kuranoo Narumi (倉野尾成美)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 8, 2000
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: noochan_1108
Twitter: Kuranoo_Narumi

Kuranoo Narumi Facts:
-She is under AKS and Toyota
-She was born in Kumamoto, Japan
-Nickname: Become
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-Joined AKB48 on April 3, 2014 as a Team 8 member
-In December of 2017 she has a concurrent position in Team K
-Charm Point: Dimple
-Interests: Shopping, unicycle
-Skills: Kendama, unicycle
-Was a Co-host of a Kumamoto regional TV program that showed how people live and work there
-Is a lefty
-Was a brand representative and model for SISTER JENNI and pink♡shower
-One of the 6 members for the Line Stamp contest after winning the ‘lucky’ test
-Has one older sister and one younger sister
-Has a wide forehead
-Admires Shamzaki Haruka’s fluffy and cute atmosphere
-Acts like a mother to Miyazato Rira

Yamada Kyoka

Stage Name: Yamada Kyoka (山田杏華)
Birth Name: Yamada Kyoka (山田杏華)
Position: Vocalist,
Birthday: November 3, 2002
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: 2nd Toyota Team 8 Oita Representative
Instagram: kyoka_1103

Yamada Kyoka Facts:
-She was born in Oita, Japan
-Nickname: Strengthening
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-Joined AKB48 on March 20, 2017 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she joined Team K as a concurrent position
-Replaced Yoshino Miyu when she debuted
-Hobbies: Listening to music
-Wants to go to the sea when she can drive

Fujizono Rei

Stage Name: Fujizono Rei
Birth Name: Fujizono Rei
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 18, 2005
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8
Generation: N/A
Sub-Unit: N/A

Fujizono Rei Facts:
-She was born in Kagoshima, Japan
-Nickname: Reichan
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined Team 8 on October 20, 2018

Miyazato Rira

Stage Name: Miyazato Rira (宮里莉羅)
Birth Name: Miyazato Rira (宮里莉羅)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 30, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: O
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: ranrin0403

Miyazato Rira Facts:
-She was born in Okinawa, Japan
-Nickname: Ranri
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined AKB48’s Team 8 Representing Okinawa Prefecture
-On December 8, 2017 she joined Team 4 with a concurrent position
-Hobbies: Piano and calligraphy
-Special Skills: Caliigraphy
-She wants to go to Kourijima when she can drive
-Know as the Baby of Team 8
-Only member in history of all 48 groups to be from Okinawa

Hiatus:
Honda Hitomi

Stage Name: Honda Hitomi (本田仁美)
Birth Name: Honda Hitomi (本田仁美)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: October 6, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: A
Height: 153 cm (5’0″)
Weight: 44.4 kg (97lbs)
Team: 8, B
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: 10_hitomi_06
Twitter: hnd_htm_1006

Honda Hitomi Fun Facts:
-She is from Tochigi,Japan
-Nickname: Hyi-Chan
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48 in on April 3, 2014 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she has a concurrent position in Team B
-Hobbies: Dance
-Favorite Food: Gyoza, Strawberries
-She did cheerleading for four years and can preform routines and backflips
-She wants to go to Nasu when she can drive
-Applied for Team 8 to test her possibilities
-Admires Sashihara Rino’s positive thinking
-She was on the Philippine show “It’s ShowTime” with fellow AKB48 Team 8 Members
-She was on Produce 48 (Placed 9th debuting with I*ZONE)

Graduated:
Hijri Tanaikawa

Stage Name: Hijiri Tanikawa (谷川 聖)
Birth Name: Tanikawa Hijiri (聖 谷川)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 26,2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood type: A
Height: Unknown
Team: A, 8
Generation: Toyota Team 8 1st Generation Akita Representative
Instagram: tani1212_
Twitter: _12chan_

Tanigawa St. Fun Facts:
-She was born in Akita,Japan
-Nickname: Hijiri
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2014 and joined Team 8
-She joined Team A in December of 2017
-Her charm point is her eyebrows and eyes
-Her favorite seniors are Ikoma Rina and Yamamoto Sayaka
-Her hobbies are pen spinning
-She can imitate Ashida Mana
-She can play basketball
-Her favorite song is 10nen Zakura
-She loves Maeda Atsuko
-She graduated from AKB48 on May 31, 2019

Sato Shiori

Stage Name: Sato Shiori (佐藤栞)
Birth Name: Sato Shiori (佐藤栞)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 3, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: N/A
Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: N/A
Team:  8, B
Generation: 1st Generation Niigata Team 8 Representative
Sub-Units: N/A
Twitter: bookmarker_23
Instagram:BOOkmarker_nii3

Sato Shiori Facts:
-She was born in Niigata, Japan
-Nickname: Shiorin
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 3, 2014 she joined Team 8 as a Niigata Representative
-On December 8 2017 it was announced that she has a concurrent position in Team B
-Charm Points: Dimples
-Hobbies: Playing Games, Reading, Listening to Music
-Favorite Food: Sushi, Sweets
-Special Skills: Drawing Portraits
-One of the six winners for the Line Stamp contest winning the courage test
-She wants to go to the sea when she can drive
-Left handed
-Likes the game Pokemon
-Shares the same name with AKB48 Kenkyuusei Sato Shiori and Sato Shiori from Keyakizaka46, Sato Shiori from AKIHABARA Backstage pass and model Sato Shiori of Stardust Promotions
-She graduated from AKB48 on June 8, 2019

Yokomichi Yuri

Stage Name: Yokomichi Yuri (横道侑里)
Birth Name: Yokomichi Yuri (横道侑里)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: October 23, 2000
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 148 cm (4’10”)
Team: 8, K
Generation: Toyota team 8
Instagram: sideroad615

Yokomichi Yuri  Facts:
-She was born in Shizuoka,Japan
-Nickname: Lily
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-On April 2, 2014 she joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member
-On December 8, 2017 she joined Team K with a concurrent position
-Special Skills: Tap, Pantomime
-Hobbies: Dancing, Tap, Musicals, Illustrations, Singing, and swimming
-Charm Point: Thighs
-Favorite Senior: Miyazawe Sae
-Favorite Vegetable: Tomato
-Known for “Genki” character (Healthy)
-Ran a 3.3km marathon with Kita Reina and Shimada Haruka
-Did track since she was in 4th grade
-She graduated from AKB48 on May 18, 2019

Noda Hinano

Stage Name: Noda Hinano (野田陽菜乃)
Birth Name: Noda Hinano (野田陽菜乃)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 15, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Team: 8, 4
Generation: 2nd Generation Team 8 Mie Representative
Sub-Unit: N/A
Instagram: mie_hinanon8

Noda Hinano Facts:
-She is from Mie, Japan
-Nickname: Hinanon
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-Youngest member in Team 8
-Hobbies: Playing Games
-She debuted on June 25, 2016 replacing Yamamoto Ai
-She wants to go to Nagashima Spa Land and Toba Aquarium
-She graduated rom AKB48 on February 23, 2019

Okuhara Hinako

Stage Name: Okuhara Hinako (奥原妃奈子)
Birth Name: Okuhara Hinako (奥原妃奈子)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: November 18, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height:-
Blood Type: A
Team: 8, B
Generation: Team 8
Sub-Units: N/A

Okuhara Hinako Facts:
-She was born in Shimane, Japan
-Nickname: Heating Of
-Managed By: AKS
-Joined AKB48 in November of 2017 as a Team 8 member
-In December of 2017 she has a concurrent position in Team B
-She replaced Abe Mei
-Hobbies: Making Sweets and twin dance
-She wants to go to Michi no Eki Kirara Taki when she can drive

Kotone Hitomi

Stage Name: Kotone Hitomi (人見古都音)
Birth Name: Kotone Hitomi (人見古都音)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: January 19, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: A
Height: Unknown
Team: 8, A
Generation: Toyota Team 8
Instagram: hitomikotone_official
Twitter: htm_ktn0119

Hitomi Kotone Fun Facts:
-She was born in Okayama, Japan
-On April 3, 2014, she joined AKB48 Team 8
-In December of 2017 she joined Team A
-Her favorite senior is Shimazaki Haruka
-Her hobbies are basketball and piano
-The only member in the history of 48 groups to be from Okayama Prefecture
-Is often mistaken as a half Japanese because of her large brown eyes
-She’s liked AKB48 since she was in Elementary school
-Dreams to be a model
-She graduated from AKB48 on May 21, 2019

Kurena Cho

Stage Name: Kurena Cho (千葉 恵里)
Birth Name: Kurena Cho (千葉 恵里)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: May 11, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Blood Type: O
Height: Unknown
Team: 8, A
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Instagram: kurena_0511
Twitter: _cho_kurena8

Chou Kurena Fun Facts:
-She was born in Fukui,Japan
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2014 as a member of Team 8
-In December of 2017 she joined Team A
-Her charm point is her dimples
-Her favorite seniors are Shimzaki Haruka and Okada Nana
-Her favorite food is katsudon with sauce and omurice
-She hates bananas
-Her favorite song is Beginner
-She can play the guitar
-She took Team 8 auditions from encouragement by her parents
-She took Team 8 auditions with her older sister
-She’s a fast runner and placed first in marathon in elementary schooling was 1st in her class
-She graduated from AKB48 on February 2, 2019

Nakano Ikumi

Stage Name: Nakano Ikumi (中野郁海)
Birth Name: Nakano Ikumi (中野郁海)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 20, 2000
Blood Type: N/A
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: N/A
Team: 8, K
Generation: 1st Generation Team 8
Instagram: ikumin193_888
Twitter: ikumi8_official

Nakano Ikumi Facts:
-She was born in Tottori, Japan
-Nickname: Ikumin
-Managed By: Toyota and AKS
-She joined AKB48 on March 4 2014 as a Team 8 member
-On March 26, 2015 it was said she now has a concurrent position in Team K
-Favorite Color: Mint Green
-Hobbies: Dance and Drama
-Special Skills: Dance, Drama, and Shopping
-After being featured on the November 2014 edition of AKB48 Group Monthly Newspaper, she insisted to include the other Team 8 members. Because of this, the other members were also be included on the newspaper from December 2014 to December 2015.
-Only member in the 48 groups to be from Tttori, Japan
-Her orignal nickname was Ikkuu
-First member in Team 8 to be a Senbatsu (Selected member to be in a performance)
-Loves plushies so much she carries them around
-She was on Produce 48 (Ended in 59th place)
-She graduated from AKB48 on May 30, 2019

Hijri Tanigawa

Stage Name: Hijiri Tanikawa (谷川 聖)
Birth Name: Tanikawa Hijiri (聖 谷川)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 26,2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood type: A
Height: Unknown
Team: A, 8
Generation: Toyota Team 8 1st Generation Akita Representative
Instagram: tani1212_
Twitter: _12chan_

Hijri Tanigawa  Fun Facts:
-She was born in Akita, Japan
-Nickname: Hijiri
-Managed By: AKS and Toyota
-She joined AKB48 in April of 2014 and joined Team 8
-She joined Team A in December of 2017
-Her charm point is her eyebrows and eyes
-Her favorite seniors are Ikoma Rina and Yamamoto Sayaka
-Her hobbies are pen spinning
-She can imitate Ashida Mana
-She can play basketball
-Her favorite song is 10nen Zakura
-She loves Maeda Atsuko
-She graduated in May of 2019

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Who is your AKB48 Team 8 bias? Do you know more facts about them? Feel free to comment below. 🙂

  • shiri peled

    Hitomi Girl we love u

  • Harleen Gill

    you should add in the description that each member of team 8 represents a different prefecture in japan.

  • Viichan

    Yokoyama Yui’s birthday is February 22, 2001 and Sato Nanami’s birthday is January 19, 2000. Okabe Rin is also the captain of AKB48 Team A. Takahashi Sayaka replaced Kondo Moeri when she debuted.

  • KProfiles

    @harleengill:disqus Thanks a lot for the suggestion, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_BpSJDjEJOv:disqus Thanks a lot for the info, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Kpopisbad

    You don’t need that much*

  • Miesztiey

    Nagano Serika was also on Produce48. She ended in 77th place.

  • Lucinka Juhásová

    I dont like any of them all are ugly so much 🤮🤮🤮🤢🤢

  • Hannagw

    You don’t have to be rude. They all are very pretty unlike your comment

  • Andre Xarmez

    Uh, sorry, they are all prettier than you from my male perspetive, both physical and probably attitude

  • Lucinka Juhásová

    I just say my opinion.. You dont need to be rude

  • Lucinka Juhásová

    Sorry, I just say my opinion, i have mine and you have yours. 🙂