History Characters / AKB48KenkyuuseiAndFormer

24th Aug '16 8:45:27 PM PaulA
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* LongRunner: She's the not-graduated member with most theater performances.
28th Jun '16 1:04:33 PM Someoneman
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* GemEncrusted: The dress she wore for her graduation was encrusted with Swaroszki jewels. They were encrusted by important people in Atsuko's life, and the last one [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming was encrusted by Minami Takahashi, her best friend.]]

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* GemEncrusted: The dress she wore for her graduation was encrusted with Swaroszki jewels. They were encrusted by important people in Atsuko's life, and the last one [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming was encrusted by Minami Takahashi, her best friend.]]



* ImageSong: 'Stargazer', which she got to sing in the 2015 Request Hour [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming three years after graduating]].

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* ImageSong: 'Stargazer', which she got to sing in the 2015 Request Hour [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming three years after graduating]].graduating.



* {{Determinator}}: Was attacked during a handshake and couldn't take part in stages or concerts during months, but she made a comeback during the 2014 elections where she stated she would continue as a member of AKB and that she wouldn't let fear dominate her. Doubles as CrowningMomentOfAwesome.

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* {{Determinator}}: Was attacked during a handshake and couldn't take part in stages or concerts during months, but she made a comeback during the 2014 elections where she stated she would continue as a member of AKB and that she wouldn't let fear dominate her. Doubles as CrowningMomentOfAwesome.



* {{Fangirl}}: Of pro wrestling and especially of pro wrestler Kobashi Kenta, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming whom she got to meet through [=AKBingo=].]]

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* {{Fangirl}}: Of pro wrestling and especially of pro wrestler Kobashi Kenta, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming whom she got to meet through [=AKBingo=].]]
6th May '16 8:19:40 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* {{Seiyuu}}: Voiced Rinne in the ''Anime/{{ICE}}'' OVA and Merida in the Japanese dub of ''{{Brave}}''.

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* {{Seiyuu}}: Voiced Rinne in the ''Anime/{{ICE}}'' OVA and Merida in the Japanese dub of ''{{Brave}}''.''WestermAnimation/{{Brave}}''.
30th Apr '16 4:00:00 AM KurosakiMaya
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30th Apr '16 3:59:40 AM KurosakiMaya
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'''Iwasa Misaki'''

Born on 30 January 1995 in Chiba prefecture.

Has a career as an enka singer, having released five solo singles as well as a cover album.

Graduated on March 14, 2016 to pursue an enka singer career. Sub-units she's been in are:
*** Watarirouka Hashiritai
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* AffectionateNickname: Wasamin, Mikki
* AscendedExtra: Got to rank in the 4th elections as the Next Girls center, her position descended the following year before increasing again to #49, giving her the Future Girls Centre position.
* CoverVersion: Has covered Creator/NanaMizuki's "Eternal Blaze" and several AKB songs (notably "Flying Get" and "Koisuru Fortune Cookie") in enka style.
* KimonoIsTraditional: In her singles she sings enka, and wears this to keep with the traditional mood. She usually performs wearing kimonos as well if she's doing a solo.
* OtakuSurrogate: Is a fan of ''VisualNovel/UtaNoPrinceSama''.
12th Apr '16 12:33:15 AM KurosakiMaya
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'''Takahashi Minami'''

Born on 8 April 1991 in Tokyo.

General Manager (Soukantoku) of [=AKB48=] and sister groups. Also has a solo single, "Jane Doe", with a new one to be released soon.

One of the only three remaining 1st Generation members.

Was formerly the captain of team A since the 2009 team shuffle until up to when she was promoted to General Manager. Since the February 24th 2014 shuffle, she has been reinstated as Team A captain on top of her position of General Manager, but she lost the title to Yokoyama Yui during the March 2015 shuffle.

She gave up her position as General Manager of all 48 groups to Yokoyama Yui during AKB's 10th anniversary in December 8th, 2015.

Graduated at March 27th, 2016 on Ajinomoto Stadium after 10 years in AKB, with her last theather performance on April 8th, her birthday.

Sub-units she's been in are:
*** no3b / Persona
*** Team Dragon from Music/{{AKB48}}
*** Yasai Sisters
*** [=BKA48=]

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* [[AFatherToHisMen A Father to Her Women]]
* AffectionateNickname Takamina, Souchan
* CannotTellAJoke: She's the Suberi ("Fail") Queen for a reason.
* TheDeterminator
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Used to have RapunzelHair up to her waist, during 2012 and 2013 she wore it shoulder-length after it was accidentally burned, and as a homage to Miichan's ImportantHaircut after her scandal. Currently, she usually wears a braid tied into a bun with her trademark ribbon. However, in more recent performances she uses extensions and wears her classic ponytail.
* IconicEcho: She was the center for the first "Sakura no Hanabiratachi" before Atsuko Maeda became TheAce. Now, ten years later, she centered a single again, "Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby", just before her graduation.
* ImportantHairAccessory: Her ribbon, her trademark symbol.
* PintSizedPowerhouse: She's one of the shortest members at 148cm. Judge her by size, do you? Think again, she's the General Manager of Music/{{AKB48}} itself and all sister groups.
* ImageSong: "Jane Doe" (her first single), "Oteage Lullaby" (from Team Suprise's 1st Stage), "Itoshisa no Accel" (from Team A'S 6th Stage) and "Bird" (from Team A's 3rd Stage); as well as her graduation songs "Kuchiburu Be my Baby" (the last single she'll center) and "Senaka Kotoba" (her actual graduation song)
* {{Seiyuu}}: Voices Smurfette in the Japanese dub of ''Film/TheSmurfs2''.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Used to be the tomboy to Acchan's girly girl.
* TomboyishPonytail: Seen wearing one in most of the group [=PVs=].
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Absolutely adores katsudon.
* YourMakeupIsRunning: Her look in "Oteage Lullaby".
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'''Iwata Karen'''

Born on 13 May 1998 in Miyagi Prefecture. A 12th generation member who gradutated on March 15th.

Sub-units she's been in are:
*** NO NAME
*** Miracle Planet

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* AffectionateNickname: Karen
* AscendedExtra: She was the youngest member to participate in the dubbing of ''Anime/{{AKB0048}}'' and was the only person to be given a solo in NHK's project "Hana wa Saku".
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Is noted as making a very handsome man when dressing as one on AKBingo.
* [[DoesNotLikeSpam Does Not Like Natto]]
* OtakuSurrogate: A huge Anime fan. Currently loves ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke''. She has also done several cosplay during handshake events.
* NewTransferStudent: Averted, she was slated to be moved to SKE’s Team S during the 2014 shuffle, but had to turn it down.
* {{Seiyuu}}: She voices Nagisa Motomiya in Music/AKB48's official anime, ''Anime/{{AKB0048}}''.
* ShipTease: With Sato Sumire.
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5th Apr '16 12:34:47 AM KurosakiMaya
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'''Kobayashi Kana'''

Born on 17 May 1991 in Saitama prefecture.

The last member of the 2nd generation to graduate while in AKB. She graduated from the group on March 31st, 2016.
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* AffectionateNickname KK, Kana, Kacchii, Kacchan, Kanachan
* DemotedToExtra: Despite being an original member of Team K, she's only ranked in the elections once, in 2012.
** When she debuted, she was originally considered the ace of the second generation, but she was quickly eclipsed by members such as Oshima Yuko and Kasai Tomomi.
* TheDitz: Known for her “baka” character.
* ImageSong: "Kurukurupaa" from Team K's third stage and "16nin Shimai no Uta" from Team K's fourth stage, both of which she centered.
* LongRunner: She's the not-graduated member with most theater performances.
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17th Dec '15 7:01:49 AM sailor_otaku0048
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: After graduating AKB, she confessed that her family lived in poverty for a long time.
** Electricity and heating would often cut off, and all she could ever buy to eat were rice balls and discount meals at the supermarket. When they couldn't, all they'd eat was rice with soy sauce.
*** This was why she'd often asked the AKB staff to give her leftover lunch sets, even whole boxes full.
*** She also gained a bit of weight and had to diet.
** Due to her Filipino roots, as a child, she was also bullied by some of the kids at school. She even mentioned that her father once came to the school and stood up for her.


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** Members like Kobayashi Kana and Masuda Yuka have often called her attempts at being cute weird or gross. (Kana even faked barfed once.) [[TheDeterminator But that still doesn't stop Sayaka from wanting to be called cute.]]
*** This was even confessed during an episode of AKBINGO
--> '''Sata:''' You wanna be called cute?
--> '''Sayaka:''': *nods* Yeah...
15th Dec '15 11:41:21 AM sailor_otaku0048
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* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: While she does act a bit tomboyish and is considered "manly" by fellow members, she actually really loves cute things and can act cute when she wants to. She also loves the game Videogame/StyleSavvy
28th Oct '15 2:56:48 AM KurosakiMaya
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'''Uchida Mayumi'''

Born on 27 December 1993 in Tokyo. A 5th generation member, she was the first winner of a Janken tournament.She’s also written and published a romance novel as well as opened a yakiniku restaurant.

Graduated to focus on the management of her restaurant, as she's unable to manage both her business and her idol career.

Transferred from Team K to Team B in the 2015 shuffle, but graduated before the shuffle took effect.
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* AffectionateNickname Ucchii, Mayuchi, Iwachan
* AscendedExtra: Won the first Janken Tournament and got to be the center for the single "Chance no Junban". Also managed to get into the single "Eien Pressure" from the third Janken Tournament and into the B-side "Harukaze Pianissimo" for the fifth..
* DoItYourselfThemeTune: "Chance no Junban".
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