Characters / AKB 48 Team B Ayano

Born on March 20, 1999 in Tokyo. Ryoka

Born on 21 August 1998 in Kanagawa Prefecture. Named Team B's vice captain in the 2015 shuffle. Yuki

Born on 15 July 1991 in Kagoshima prefecture.

Was the former captain of Team B from the 2009 team shuffle to until the 2012 team shuffle.A concurrent member with NMB's Team N from 2014 to the 2015 shuffle, where she was appointed to become a concurrent member with NGT's Team NIII. She's one of the original Team B members.

Has two solo singles: "Shortcake" and "Birthday Wedding".

Sub-units she's been in are:
  • French Kiss
  • BKA48

  • Affectionate Nickname: Yukirin, Black Kashiwagi, Marimokkori
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Often called black-hearted by the other members.
  • Breast Expansion: Some of the fans accused her of getting breast enhancement surgery and she angrily denied the accusations.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: Subverted. She can't even crack an egg properly.
  • Image Song: Apart from her two solo singles "Shortcake" and "Birthday Wedding", "Yokaze no Shiwaza" from Team B 5th Stage, "Chinmoku" from French Kiss' single "If", "Mayonaka no Hamigaki" from French Kiss' single "Saisho no Mail" and "Kazanbai" from French Kiss' single "Romance Privacy".
  • Large Ham: Usually very feminine and ladylike, but she goes all out when reacting to something.
  • New Transfer Student: To NMB's Team N, where she held a concurrency, and currently to NGT's Team NIII. Ironically, she's much older than most of their members (except Kitarie, who was moved there from AKB anyway)
  • The Ojou
  • Reaction Shot: There's a reason she's called the "Reaction Queen".
  • Seiyuu: Voiced Rumi Fujisaki in Sket Dance and Marimo Nogami in the OVA Marimo no Hana. Yuria

Born on February 11, 1996 in Aichi Prefecture

Originally from SKE’s Team S, moved to AKB’s Team 4 as co-captain during the 2014 shuffle. Moved to Team B and made captain on the 2015 shuffle. Miyu

Born on 12 January 1996 in Tokyo.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Miyumiyu
  • Elegant Classical Musician: Has absolute pitch and can play the trumpet, the guitar and the piano, the latter since she was two years old.
  • Seiyuu: Voiced the minor character Hazuki Yanagikawa in AKB48's official anime AKB0048, although she's hardly noticeable. Makiho

Born on October 19, 2001 in Tokyo Miku

Born on 2 December 1992 in Shiga prefecture.

One of the original Team B members. Rena

Born on May 6, 1998 in Nagoya.

Originates from JKT’s Team J, that she held a concurrency with while in Team K for a while, but was officially moved to just Team B during the 2014 shuffle.

  • Affectionate Nickname: Rena-chan
  • Ascended Extra: She's the first original JKT member to hold a concurrent position in AKB and to participate in the Janken tournament.
  • But Not Too Foreign: She was born in Japan, but has lived since she was young in Indonesia due to her parents' work.
    • Bilingual Bonus: Due to this, she's fluent in both Indonesian and Japanese. She also speaks English and French.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover
  • New Transfer Student: She's originally from JKT. She was going to announce her graduation because her parents were going back to Japan and she couldn't stay in Indonesia by herself. A manager interrupted her speech and offered her to become a concurrent member on AKB during her stay in Japan. Seina

Born on August 1, 2000 in Kanagawa Prefecture. Aeri

Born on December 17, 1999 in Aichi.

Team B’s first pick in the 2013 draft. Mayu

Born on 26 March 1994 in Saitama Prefecture. One of the founder members of Team B and AKB's current center after the 2014 elections.

Has also released 5 solo singles.

Sub-units she's been in are:
  • Watarirouka Hashiritai
  • Team Dragon from AKB48
  • Miracle Planet

  • Affectionate Nickname Mayuyu
  • Cute but Cacophonic: Subverted. Although she has one of the highest pitched voices in AKB48, her singing voice is really quite nice and cute.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Her third single, "Hikaru Monotachi", is basically a parody of the Vocaloid phenomenon.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Grew out of her twintails in 2014, and in 2015 she got her hair cut shorter.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: Got injured several times, causing her to miss out on several early stage performances.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Her trademark hairstyle. However, lately she's been growing out of them.
  • Image Song: Any of her singles' songs, along with "Zannen Shoujo" (from Team B 4th Stage) and "Nantai Renai Kuragekko" (from Watarirouka Hashiritai's single "Seishun no Flag"), as well as her senbatsu single "Kokoro no Placard".
  • Otaku Surrogate: Self proclaimed!
    • She even has an unofficial group, aptly titled Ota 4, aka Otaku 4 with 3 other members.
  • Robot Girl: Members of AKB jokingly call her CG ("Cyborg Girl") due to the fact that she doesn't sweat at all.
  • Seiyuu: Voices Chieri Sono in their official anime: AKB0048. She also voiced Natsuki Ryouura in Sunrise's movie Nerawareta Gakuen.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Managed to rank first in the 2014 election, managing to beat Sashihara Rino, the previous number one.