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STU48 Members Profile

STU48 Members Profile

STU48 (acronym of Setouchi48) is a Japanese girl idol group formed in 2015 as the 5th sister group of AKB48. Their debut single Kurayami was released in January 2018. The group is managed by STU Co. , Ltd (partially owned by Setouchi Tourism Promotion Organization) and releasing under KING RECORDS. The group is based in the Setouchi region, covering 7 prefectures, and has a boat theater, traveling through the area. Unlike other groups in the franchise, STU48 is not divided into teams; every full member belongs to team STU. They currently have 40 full members, divided into subunits.

Theme: sea, sailing
Theme color: blue

Official links:
Website
Youtube channel
Official twitter: @STU48_official_
Members’ twitter: @STU48_member_
2nd generation members’ twitter: @Stu_2nd_member_
Instagram: @STU48.official
Members’ profiles and blogs
SHOWROOM: @stu48_official

Members’ Profiles
Team STU
Ishida Chiho

Name:  Ishida Chiho (石田千穂)
Nickname: Chiho
Birthdate: March 17, 2002
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: 0
Height: 157 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Charming Trip (leader)
Instagram: @chiho_ishida
Twitter: @_ishida_chiho

Chiho facts:
– She centered STU48’s 6th single
– She ranked #99 in the last AKB48 senbatsu elections.
– She has a contract with an outside agency TWIN PLANET.
– She was the 2nd member (after Yumiko) to be selected for AKB48 senbatsu.
– She released a photobook in 2020.
– She likes collecting makeup tools.
– She used to have a pet hamster named Maru.
– Before joining STU48, she attended Actors School Hiroshima. She left it in March 2017.
– She is close with Yabushita Fuu.
– Her favorite food is mint chocolate and okonomiyaki.
– She was the first STU member to have a solo concert.
– Her audition song was AKB48’s Yume no Kawa.
– 
She would like the STU48 ship to go on a cruise around the world.

Ishida Minami

Name: Ishida Minami  (石田みなみ)
Nickname: Miichan, Mii
Birthdate: October 11, 1998
Birthplace: Hyogo
Blood type: 0
Height: 153 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Charming Trip
Instagram: @ishida.minami_373
Twitter@ishida_minami

Minami facts:
– Doing radio and narration jobs was her dream; she archived it, she hosted her own radio show Ishida Minami’s Rainbow Colored Pencils in 2020.
– She likes strawberries.
– She wears short pajamas and roomwear even in winter.

Imamura Mitsuki

Name: Imamura Mitsuki (今村美月)
Nickname: Michu
Birthdate: February 19, 2000
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: 0
Height: 158 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: STUDIO (leader)
Instagram: @immr_mitsuki
Twitter: @michu219_stu48

Mitsuki facts:
– She is the captain of STU48. She was appointed the captain in January 2020.
– She was close with the former member Torobu Yuri, the duo was called Toromichu by fans.
– Before joining STU48, she attended Actors School Hiroshima and was a member of its idol unit, SPL∞ASH. She left it in MArch 2017, one day before joining STU48.
– In November 2018, she won the AKB48 Urgent Dance Audition held to find the best dancers in 48G. As a reward, she replaced Miyawaki Sakura (who left to promote in Izone) as the center of NO WAY MAN music show performance.
– She is calm and collected.
– The reading of her name is sometimes mistaken with Mizuki.
– She is in charge of guitar in the concert unit Aoi Himawari.

Iwata Hina

Name: Iwata Hina (岩田陽菜)
Nickname: Hina-chan
Birthdate: February 21, 2003
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Blood type: A
Height: 150.5 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Charming Trip
Instagram: @hina_naso_stu48
Twitter: @sukinasoo_hina

Hina facts:
– Her motto is: do your best every day and be cute as yourself and her favorite words are Efforts will definitely be rewarded.
– She prefers dogs over cats.
– Her favorite foods are strawberries, sweets, tapioca (bubble/pearl tea) and horumonyaki​.
– Before joining STU48, she auditioned to 48G and became a draft finalist in 2015. She performed in the HKT48 theater, but was not nominated by any team in the end. Later she also failed an audition to HKT48.
– Her hobby is cooking and baking. Her specialty is omurice (rice omlet).
– Pastel pink is her favorite color.
– Her strength is being able to laugh a lot and doing everything in her might, her weakness is being a crybaby.

Okada Nana

Name: Okada Nana (岡田奈々)
Nickname: Naachan
Birthdate: November 7, 1997
Birthplace: Neyagawa
Blood type: A
Height: 155 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: –
Instagram: @okada7_akb48_stu48
Twitter: @okadanana_1107
Tiktok
Youtube: Okada Nana
YuuNaaMogiOn Channel

Nana facts:
– Originally a member of AKB48’s team 4, she has had a concurrent position (kennin) in STU since its formation. She participates in activities of both groups. In September 2021, she announced that STU’s 7th single would be her last as a member of the group and from that point she would be active in team 4 only.
– She is very close with team 4’s Murayama Yuiri. The pairing is called YuuNaa by fans.
– She held a solo concert in January 2018 and a concert with Murayama Yuiri in January 2020.
– She was born in Neyagawa in Osaka and moved to Kanagawa when she was 3 years old.
– She is bisexual.
– She has a contract with an outside agency DH.
– She debuted in AKB48 in July 2012 and was promoted to team 4 in August 2013.
– She has a joint youtube channel with Murayama Yuiri, Mogi Shinobu and Mukaichi Mion.
– She released a photobook in 2018.
– She is one of the best singers in 48G: she placed 3th, 5th and 3rd in its annual singing competitions.
– Her favorite anime is Kaichou wa Maid-sama!, she likes yuri manga.
– She is a fan of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.
– She has a younger sister Rina.
– She ranked #5 in the last AKB48 senbatsu elections.
– She likes pastel colors and fruity scents.
– She loves sports.

Kai Kokoa

Name
: Kai Kokoa (甲斐心愛)
Nickname: Sanshiro, Kokoa
Birthdate: November 28, 2003
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: B
Height: 154 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit:MiKER!
Twitter: @k_cocoa1128

Kokoa facts:
– She is known for being energetic.
– Her favorite food is okonomiyaki.
– She is a fan of Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team.
– Other members treat her like a younger sister.
– She likes having short hair and is not planning to change her hairstyle in the future.
– Her first STU senbatsu was for Kaze wo Matsu.

Kadowaki Miyuna

Name
: Kaodowaki Miyuna (門脇実優菜)
Nickname: Miyumiyu
Birthdate:March 11, 2003
Birthplace: Hyogo
Blood type: 0
Height: 153 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: STUDIO
Twitter: @iloveyou_onion

Miyuna facts:
– She was a model for Tokyo Kids Collection and Miss Ichigo before joining STU. She had participated in NMB48 auditions before, but had to withdraw because she had her modeling work on the same day.
– She likes anime and learns voice acting in Yoyogi Animation Academy Hiroshima School.
– She likes observing the night sky.
– Her favorite food are onions from Awaji island. Her fans are called Onion Family.
– She drinks vegetable juice every morning.
– She was a member of all STU senbatsu so far and placed #1 in the fan voting for a unit song members in October 2020.

Sakaki Miyu

Name
: Sakaki Miyu (榊美優)
Nickname:Kuuka (CUCA), Sakaki
Birthdate: April 28, 2002
Birthplace: Kagawa
Blood type: 0
Height:151 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: STUDIO and Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi
Youtube: くーかちゃんねる
Twitter: @CUCA_cheese0428

Miyu facts:
– She started a youtube channel in 2008. She posted dance covers of idol songs under the name CUCA. She removed her original channel, but is still active as a youtuber.
– She has a younger brother.
– Her hobbies are miniature sweets, bread making, cosmetology and health.
– Her favorite foods are miso soup, black coffee, bitter gourd and cheese.
– Her special skill is impersonation of a teacher.
– She is in charge of drums in the concert unit Aoi Himawari.
– She failed auditions to Morning Musume before joining STU48.
– She announced her graduation.

Takino Yumiko

Name: Takino Yumiko (瀧野由美子)
Nickname: Yumirin
Birthdate: September 24, 1997
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Blood type: 0
Height: 164 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: MiKER!
Instagram: @yumiko_anko
Twitter: @STU48_yumianko

Yumiko facts:
– She can play the saxophone. She started practicing it in junior high school.
– She wanted to become an idol since elementary school.
– She attends a university in Hiroshima.
– Her favorite foods are mango and ramen.
– She has a pet dog named Anko.
– She has a contract with an outside agency: Mama&Son Inc.
– She is a huge fan of Okada Nana, even after joining the same group with her.
– She is a regular AKB48 senbatsu member as a representative of STU; she participated in her first AKB senbatsu even before the release of STU’s debut single.
– She centered the group’s first 5 singles, breaking a few records of the 48/46 franchise: she was the oldest member to center her group’s debut single, is the first and only 48G member to have 5 consecutive solo single centers (third in the entire 46/48 franchise after Hirate Yurina (8) and Ikoma Rina (5)).
– She is a fan of HEY! SAY! JUMP!, especially its member Nakajima Yuuto. Before joining STU, she had a fan account on twitter.
– She is a fan of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team. Before joining STU, she worked in their home stadium’s cafe.
– She usually turns on the TV as soon as she gets home.
– She ranked #74 in the last AKB48 senbatsu elections.
– She is a rail entrusiast.
– When she started her idol activities, it felt unreal to her that a country girl like her could do all the idol jobs in Tokyo.

Taniguchi Mahina

Name: Taniguchi Mahina (谷口茉妃菜)
Nickname: Mahi, Mahina
Birthdate: February 3, 2000
Birthplace: Tokushima
Blood type: A
Height: 161 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi
Twitter: @Mahina_tksm

Mahina facts:
– She likes fruits, especially citrus.
– She is interested in baseball.

Hyodo Aoi

Name: Hyodo Aoi (兵頭葵)
Nickname: Aoi
Birthdate:  January 18, 2001
Birthplace: Ehime
Blood type: A
Height: 162 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi
Twitter: @blue_aoi118

Aoi facts:
– She is the bassist and leader of the concert unit Aoi Himawari, named after her.
– She can play the piano, she has been learning since she was 5.
– Her special skill are animal impersonations.
– She has a sister and 2 cats, despite being allergic.
– She is a fan of Studio Ghibli movies.
– She hates being late, so she always comes 15 minutes before the meeting time.

Fukuda Akari

Name: Fukuda Akari (福田朱里)
Nickname: Fukuchan
Birthdate: March 29, 1999
Birthplace: Kagawa
Blood type: 0
Height: 164 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi (leader)

Akari facts:
– She is close friends with Minami and Yumirin. The trio is called Nyaapoppo.
– Before joining STU, she was a huge fan of SKE48 and tried auditioning to the group.
– She has 2 cats.
– She has many hobbies, including drawing, reading, writing, tennis, volleyball and visiting aquariums.
– Her favorite animals are cats, turtles, iguanas and otters.
– She makes friends easily and likes talking to people she just met. She talks a lot.
– Her favorite manga artist is Eguchi Hisashi.
– She eats 3 meals of udon every day.
– She is in charge of keyboard in the concert unit Aoi Himawari.

Mineyoshi Arisa

Name: Mineyoshi Arisa (峯吉愛梨沙)
Nickname: Arichan
Birthdate: September 2, 2004
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: A
Height: 150 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: Charming Trip and STUDIO
Twitter: @arinko_stu48

Arisa facts:
– She collects stationary.
– Her favorite animals are rabbits and piglets.
– She attended Actors School Hiroshima before joining STU and was a member of its unit Peony.
– She placed 8th in the AKB48 Group Second Singing Contest.
– She has an older brother.
– She dislikes physical education classes at school.
– She would like STU48 to collaborate with her favorite fashion brands.

Morishita Maiha

Name
: Morishita Maiha (森下舞羽)
Nickname: Hacchan, Maihacchi
Birthdate: October 4, 2004
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Blood type: A
Height: 165 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: STUDIO
Twitter: @maiha_48zZ

Maiha facts:
– She is the youngest member in her generation.
– She is a fan of Sanrio.
– She has 2 older brothers, a dog and a hamster.
– She likes strawberries, plums and candies.

Yano Honoka


Name: Yano Honoka (矢野帆夏)
Nickname: Nacchan, Honotan, Yanochan
Birthdate: August 6, 1999
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: B
Height: 158 cm
Generation: 1st
Subunit: MiKER!
Twitter: @STU48y_honoka

Honoka facts:
– She is known for her good singing. She placed in the top10 in the 3rd 48G singing competition and was a member of a school choir.
– Her hobby is singing karaoke.
– Her grandfather was a sailor and named her the best season for sailing (kanji in her name meaning “Summer Sail”).
– She has a loud voice.
– She joined the group thanks to her mother, who sent the application, so, unlike other members, who were idol fans themselves, she knew very little about 48G and her seniors.
– He has experience in karate.
– She is a fan of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team.

Oki Yuka

Name: Oki Yuka (沖侑果)
Nickname: Okichan, OkiC, Okimama
Birthdate: December 1, 1999
Birthplace: Okayama
Blood type: A
Height: 157 cm
Generation: 3rd draft
Subunit: MiKER! and Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi
Twitter: @okipo_stu48

Yuka facts:
– Her hobby is reading and writing. She would like to publish a novel one day. Before joining STU, she posted her stories online. Her favorite writers are Asano Atsuko and Asai Ry0.
– She is close friends with Nakamura Mai. Fans call them OkiMai.
– She has a good memory and her special skill is solving puzzles.
– She was the DJ for STU’s radio programs Hamidase! Amidase! STU48 and STU48 no Moshi Moshi.
– She has been a fan of Watanabe Mayu since primary school.
– She has a dog.

Shinano Soraha

Name: Shinano Soraha (信濃宙花)
Nickname: Soraha, Soraha-chan, Sorarin
Birthdate: August 9, 2003
Birthplace: Hyogo
Blood type: 0
Height: 163 cm
Generation: 3rd draft
Subunit: MiKER!
Twitter: @soraha_stu48

Soraha facts:
– Her fans are called Sora-ha (Sora/Sky fraction).
– She would like to work with models and MCs.
– She failed the original audition to STU’s 1st generation.
– Her strength is that she hated losing, her weakness is being indecisive.
– She has a sister.
– She does kendo.

Nakamura Mai

Name: Nakamura Mai (中村舞)
Nickname:MaiQ
Birthdate: April 4, 1999
Birthplace: Ehime
Blood type: 0
Height:163 cm
Generation: 3rd draft
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko Taishi
Instagram: 
@ question_stu48
Twitter: @stu48_question

Mai facts:
– She is close friends with Oki Yuka. Fans call them OkiMai.
– She would like to open an art exhibition on the STU boat.
– Her idol goals are: making STU famous in her hometown and modeling for magazines and runways.
– Her hobbies are painting, ballet and cooking.
– She is strong willed and hates losing.
– Her favorite foods are mentaiko and cold roe.

Ikeda Yura

Name: Ikeda Yura (池田裕楽)
Nickname: Ikeda-chan
Birthdate: February 8, 2004
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: AB
Height: 152 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Yura facts:
– Her hobbies are collecting cosmetics and going out.
– Her special skill is mental arithmetic.
– Her favorite food is meat.
– She won the 3rd 48G singing competition, which makes her the best singer in all 48 groups. She participated in a single and concert by 48G’s special sub-unit Nona Diamonds with other finalists and has a solo song on STU’s 7th single.
– She looks up to Ishida Chiho.
– She attended Actors School Hiroshima before joining STU.

Imaizumi Miria

Name: Imaizumi Miria (今泉美利愛)
Nickname: Miritan
Birthdate: October 5, 2001
Birthplace: Fukuoka
Blood type: A
Height: 158 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: pin MiKER!

Miria facts:
– She likes watching the laundry spinning in the washing machine.
– When she auditioned to STU48, she used a different kanji for her name: 美莉愛, also read Miria.
– Her favorite food is chicken.
– She often watches fortune telling on TV.
– Her goal in STU48 is to “liven up Setouchi”.
– She believes she can get along with anyone.
– She admires Sashihara Rino.

Utsumi Rine

Name: Utsumi Rine (内海里音)
Nickname: Rinetan, Ripon
Birthdate: November 05, 2002
Birthplace: Okayama
Blood type: 0
Height: 152 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Rine facts:
– Her hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, and buying clothes.
– Her favorite foods are strawberries, yakiniku and sweets.
– She claims that she can do work that everyone dislikes, such as cleaning the toilets, because making a dirty place clean makes her happy.
– Her special skills are playing Japanese drums, making impersonations and weird faces.

Osaki Serika

Name: Osaki Serika
Nickname: Paseri
Birthdate: November 16, 1997
Birthplace: Nagasaki
Blood type: 0
Height: 160 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: pin MiKER!

Serika facts:
– She is the oldest member in her generation.
– She claims to be a good actress and would like to appear in dramas in the future.
– Her special skill is running fast and washing.
– Her hobbies are watching idol and researching hairstyles.

Kawamata Anna

Name: Kawamata Anna (川又あん奈)
Nickname: Anchan, Anna
Birthdate: November 04, 2002
Birthplace: Kagawa
Blood type: A
Height: 160 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide

Anna facts:
– She smiles often.
– She practices ballet and piano.
– Idols are her hobby. Her room is full of idol goods, which makes it difficult to clean.
– Her favorite food is gratin chocolate banana.

Kawamata Yuuna

Name: Kawamata Yuuna (川又優菜)
Nickname: Yuna, Yunayuna, Yutama
Birthdate: December 10, 2003
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: A
Height: 162 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: pin MiKER!

Yuna facts:
– Her hobby is cycling, so she would like to do a cycling event in a popular place with the other members to promote the group.
– Before joining STU48, she attended Actors School Hiroshima and was a member of its idol unit, SPL∞ASH.
– She is good at sports.
– She can play the guitar.
– Her favorite foods are okonomiyaki, twice-cooked meat and strawberries.
– Her weakness is being indecisive.
– She makes friends easily.

Kudou Riko

Name: Kudou Riko
Nickname: Rikochi
Birthdate: March 29, 2002
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Blood type: unknown
Height: 155 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: pin MiKER!

Riko facts:
– She has studied in the US and Philipines.
– She speaks English.
– Her favorite food is negitoro.
– She likes Disney and often sings Disney songs in livestreams.
– She likes doing improvised skits and would like to be in charge of script writing.
– She likes musical.

Kojima Aiko

Name: Kojima Aiko (小島愛子)
Nickname: Aichan, Aichiyun, Aikoji
Birthdate: December 07, 1997
Birthplace: Hyogo
Blood type: A
Height: 159 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Aiko facts:
– Her hobbies are watching movies and walking.
– She believes in and likes horoscopes.
– Her favorite foods are: rice, boiled pumpkin, cheesecake, coffee jelly and pears.
– Her weakness is being indecisive.
– She speaks Korean.
– Her first senbatsu appearance was for the group’s 7th single.

Sako Himeka

Name: Sako Himeka
Nickname: Himetan
Birthdate: March 14, 2007
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: 0
Height: 153 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Himeka Facts:
– She is the youngest member.
– Her favorite foods are strawberries, ramen and salmon.
– Her hobbies are reading, playing games and dancing.
– She hates losing.
– She has a good memory.

Shimizu Sara

Name: Shimizu Sara (清水紗良)
Nickname: Sara-chan, Shimizupro
Birthdate:February 12, 2006
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type:  AB
Height: 154 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Sara facts:
– She likes karaoke, traveling and shopping.
– Her favorite food is plain bread.
– She speaks Spanish.
– She can ride the unicycle.
– Before joining STU48, she attended Actors School Hiroshima and was the center of its unit Kakumei Shoujo.
– She is currently on hiatus due to health reasons.

Suzuki Ayaka

Name
: Suzuki Ayaka (鈴木彩夏)
Nickname: Ayapan
Birthdate: August 24, 2000
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: B
Height: 162 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Ayaka facts:
– Her hobbies are listening to idol music, online shopping, finding tasty bread and cleaning.
– Her favorite foods are bread, tofu and ice cream.
– She can guess the prefecture by its shape.
– She is shy.

Takao Sayaka

Name: Takao Sayaka (高雄さやか)
Nickname: Sayan
Birthdate: December 4, 1998
Birthplace: Fukuoka
Blood type: B
Height: 153 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Sayaka facts:
– She has a good memory, especially for people’s names and faces.
– She likes citrus fruits.
– Her hobbies are going to idol shows, shopping and collecting animal goods.
– She and Harada Sayaka are called WSayaka by fans.
– She and Harada Sayaka were the first 2nd generation members to be selected for a regular STU senbatsu.

Taniguchi Reika

Name: Taguchi Reika (田口玲佳)
Nickname: Reika-chan, Rekachan
Birthdate: June 02, 2001
Birthplace: Hyogo
Blood type: A
Height: 157 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Reika facts:
– Her favorite foods are rice, ice cream and sweet potatoes.
– Her special skill is winking.
– Her strength is that she always smiles and her weakness is that she is bad at keeping her room clean.

Tanaka Miho

Name: Tanaka Miho (田中美帆)
Nickname: Mihorin, Mipo, Kamiho
Birthdate: September 3, 2002
Birthplace: Fukuoka
Blood type: B
Height: 160 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide and pin MiKER!

Miho facts:
– Her hobbies are taking photos and visiting cafes.
– Her favorite foods are rice cakes and spicy foods.
– When she decides something, she always tries to do it to the end.
– Her first senbatsu appearance was for the group’s 7th single.

Tamura Natsuki

Name: Tamura Natsuki (田村菜月)
Nickname: Tamu
Birthdate: August 04, 2002
Birthplace: Osaka
Blood type: 0
Height: 149 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: mini STUDIO

Natsuki facts:
– Her hobbies are dancing and eating tasty food. Her favorite food is taiyaki.
– Her weakness is being stubborn.
– She shares her given name with Watanabe Natsuki (same kanji).

Nakahiro Yayoi

Name: Nakahiro Yayoi
Nickname: Yayochan
Birthdate: March 29, 2002
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Blood type: B
Height: 155 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide

Yayoi facts:
– Her strength is her optimism, her weakness is being easily influenced.
– She likes making sweets.
– Her hobby is watching idols.
– She wants to learn sigh language.
– When she joined STU, her dream was to perform in her hometown.

Harada Sayaka

Name: Harada Sayaka (原田清花 )
Nickname: Sayakarin
Birthdate: June 19, 2001
Birthplace: Fukuoka
Blood type: 0
Height: 163 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Sayaka facts:
– Her hobbies are drawing, reading manga, taking a walk, watching illustrations and watching animal videos.
– Her special skills are getting to know animals, being able to sleep all the time, making sweets and archery.
– Her favorite song is STU48’s Kurayami.
– She likes apples and eggs.
– She and Takao Sayaka are called WSayaka by fans.
– She and Takao Sayaka were the first 2nd generation members to be selected for a regular STU senbatsu.

Minami Yurina

Name: Minami Yurina (南有梨菜 )
Nickname: Yurinya
Birthdate: December 18, 2002
Birthplace: Osaka
Blood type: B
Height: 151.5 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: pin MiKER!

Yurina facts:
– Her special skills are calligraphy and dog impersonation.
– Her favorite foods are pudding, crab and white rice.
– Her favorite 48G song is Heavy Rotation and her oshimen is Yoshida Akari.

Muneyuki Rika


Name: Muneyuki Rika (宗雪里香)
Nickname: Yukirika, Rika
Birthdate: June 15, 2000
Birthplace: Ehime
Blood type: 0
Height: 166.5 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide

Rika facts:
– She has been an idol fan for a long time.
– She plays the piano and drums.
– Her favorite food is yakibuta tamago rice and hamburger steak.
– She thinks she worries too much.

Yoshizaki Rinko

Name: Yoshizaki Rinko (吉崎凜子)
Nickname: Rinkochan, Yoshirin
Birthdate:  September 08, 2002
Birthplace: Osaka
Blood type: 0
Height: 160 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide

Rinko facts:
– Her hobbies are observing people and eating sweets.
– Her special skills are memorization and winking fast.
– Her favorite foods are cheeseburgers and ice cream.
– She loves dogs, but dogs dislike her.

Yoshida Sara

Name: Yoshida Sara (吉田彩良 )
Nickname: Sara, Sarapi
Birthdate: February 19, 2002
Birthplace: Fukuoka
Blood type: B
Height: 162 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Sara facts:
– She likes Macaroons and is good at making sweets.
– Her strength is her good memory.
– She has problems with waking up early.
– She wants to try bungee jumping.
– Her hobby is visiting cafes.

Rissen Momoka

Name: Rissen Momoka (立仙百佳)
Nickname: Momochan
Birthdate: November 30, 2004
Birthplace: Kochi
Blood type: AB
Height: 151 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: Katte ni! Shikoku Kanko guide

Momoka facts:
– She centered her generation’s version of the group’s 5th single and her generation’s song from its 4th single. Her first senbatsu appearance was for the group’s 7th single.
– Her older sister, Rissen Airi, was a member of AKB48 team 8.
– She loves fish and wants to be a “fish master”.
– Her hobbies are playing drums and watching anime.
– Her favorite foods are strawberries, melons and sashimi.

Watanabe Natsuki

Name: Watanabe Natsuki (渡辺菜月)
Nickname: Natchan
Birthdate: December 12, 2000
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Blood type: 0
Height: 156 cm
Generation: 2nd
Subunit: little Charming Trip

Natsuki facts:
– Her strength is being careful, her weakness is worrying too much.
– Her hobbies are visiting shrines and collecting red stamps.
– She is good at saying tongue twisters.
– Her favorite food is kamaboko.
– She is a fan of Maeda Atsuko.

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