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'''Aigasa Moe'''

Born on April 6, 1998 in Kanagawa Prefecture.

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* AffectionateNickname: Moechan
* AscendedExtra: Won a lottery and got featured as Tomochin's substitute in Team K's "Heart Electric" B-side, "Sasameyuki Regret".
* {{Determinator}}: Failed AKB's 11th and 12th Generation auditions, but finally passed the 13th generation ones.
* IdenticalStranger: With Itano Tomomi, and has been called the next Tomochin, dying her hair like her and taking her part in units.
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'''Abe Maria'''

Born on 29 November 1995 in Kyoto.
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* AffectionateNickname: [=AbeMaru=], Maria
* ImportantHaircut: Uploaded a video [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b8tQ-QUVvZM on AKB's official YouTube channel]] where she cut her hair short to show her determination to become a model.
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'''Ishida Haruka'''

Born on 2 December 1993 in Saitama prefecture. An original 5th generation member.


Subunits she is/has been in are:
*** NO NAME

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* AffectionateNickname Harukyan
* AscendedExtra: Was 2nd place in the 2010 Janken Tournament and got to participate in its single "Chance no Junban".
* CatchPhrase: "Chouzetsu kawaii!" ("Excellent charm!") in "Team B Oshi".
* IdenticalStranger: She's known for resembling Ono Erena, a former Team K member.
* OtakuSurrogate: She loves ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/HunterXHunter''.
* {{Seiyuu}}: Voices Kanata Shimonome in their official anime: ''Anime/AKB0048''.
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'''Ichikawa Manami'''

Born on August 26, 1999 in Tokyo

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* AffectionateNickname: Manami
* PassionateSportsgirl: She's very athletic, and can pitch a basketball across 35m.
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'''Kodama Haruka'''

Born on 19 September 1996 in Fukuoka Prefecture.

Also a member of HKT's Team H.
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* AffectionateNickname: Haruppi
* AscendedExtra: Ranked 37th during the 5th Sousenkyo from not ranked.
* DemotedToExtra: She was the former center of HKT, but later the management gave that position to Meru Tashima, a research student. However, she still ranked higher than her in the elections, and eventually retook the center position in HKT's 4th single "Hikaeme no I Love You!".
* ForeheadOfDoom: It's her charm point.
* NewTransferStudent: Shes originally from Music/{{HKT48}}.
* SpeechImpediment: Her lisp makes her quite adorable though.
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'''Shinozaki Ayana'''

Born on January 8, 1996 in Saitama Prefecture

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* AffectionateNickname: Ayanan
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: When Minegishi Team 4 was announced, Togasaki (the AKB theater manager) forgot to call her name, leading to this becoming a running joke with her and the other members.
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'''Kobayashi Kana'''

Born on 17 May 1991 in Saitama prefecture.

One of three remaining second generation members, and the only one left in AKB.
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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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'''Gotou Moe'''

Born on May 20, 2001 in Aichi.

Team Ks first choice in the 2013 draft.
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* AffectionateNickname: Moekyun
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'''Shimada Haruka'''

Born on 16 December 1992 in Shizuoka prefecture.

Was the temporary captain of the 1st Team 4 while Oba Mina was suspended (September 2 2011 - January 4, 2012 inclusive). Is co-captain of the new Team K.

Sub-units she is/has been in are:
*** Natto Angels Z
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* AffectionateNickname: Haruu, Shimagon, Urabanchou. Japanese fans also call her "Giant".
* AscendedExtra: Was the captain of Team 4 while Oba Mina was suspended due to underage drinking.
* BigEater: Won an eating contest at AKB's Natsumatsuri 2014. Other members like to joke about her weight.
** Her 2015 election clip involved her eating for the entire duration of the video.

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'''Shimoguchi Hinana'''

Born on July 19th, 2001 in Chiba.

Team Ks second choice in the 2013 draft.
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* AffectionateNickname: Hinana
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'''Suzuki Shihori'''

Born on 17 February 1994 in Kanagawa prefecture. Has announced her graduation to focus on her studies, with her last handshake being May 30.
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* AffectionateNickname: Shihorin, Hihorin.
* TheBusCameBack: She first became a trainee in 2008, but graduated before the 2009 team shuffle (she'd have been promoted to Team B on that shuffle). She rejoined the group on July 2010 as a trainee and was promoted to Team B on May 2011.
* {{CatchPhrase}}: "Purple Bambi!" in 'Team B Oshi'.
* HugeSchoolgirl: Is currently the tallest AKB member at 171cm, and can look like one when she wears a schoolgirl-inspired costume.
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'''Suzuki Mariya'''

Born on 29 April 1991 in Saitama Prefecture.

Was originally promoted to Team A in 2009, but was transferred to Team B after Suzuki Shiori left. She was transferred along with Miyazawa Sae to SNH48 at the 2012 Tokyo Dome Concert.
Later, she got a concurrent position with Team A, where she was supposed to end up.

Also in SNH's 1st Generation. Currently has a concurrent position with SNHs Team SII and AKBs Team K.

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* AffectionateNickname: Mariyannu
* {{Catchphrase}}: ''Sanji no oyatsu wa Mariyannu!'' (The three o'clock snack is Mariyannu) in 'Team B Oshi'.
* NewTransferStudent: To SNH.
* PutOnABus: The fans' interpretation of her transfer to SNH. She's back, though.
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'''Takajo Aki'''

Born on 3 October 1991 in Tokyo.

Sub-units she's been in are:
*** French Kiss
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* AffectionateNickname: Akicha, Aki
* IdenticalStranger: With Sato Takeru of ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'' fame.
* ImportantHaircut: Cut her hair short in May 2014 for a role in a drama (which included a scene where her character has an ImportantHairCut).
* PutOnABus: The fans' interpretation of her transfer to JKT. She has a quite solid fanbase in both groups now, but she couldn't keep her position as Undergirls center this year and has dropped a few ranks.
** [[TheBusCameBack Her concurrent position has been dropped in JKT, and only holds membership in AKB.]]
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'''Tano Yuuka'''

Born on 7 March 1997 in Tokyo.
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* AffectionateNickname: Tanochan
* AscendedExtra: She first ranked in the elections in 2012, reaching the #45 spot: this year she's raised to #38. She also managed to enter into 2013's Janken senbatsu.
** In late 2014 she finally made senbatsu for a non-Janken single in "Kibouteki Refrain"
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'''Nagao Mariya'''

Born on 10 March 1994 in Kanagawa prefecture.
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* AffectionateNickname: Mariyagi, Yagishan, Maricha
* AscendedExtra: She didn't rank in her first two elections, but at her third one she ranked at #39, and this year she ranked a little higher.
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'''Nakata Chisato'''

Born on 8 October 1990 in Saitama prefecture.
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* AffectionateNickname Chiichan, Chiimero
* {{Determinator}}: She failed her first two auditions for AKB, but passed the 4th generation audition.
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'''Fujita Nana'''

Born on 28 December 1996 in Tokyo.
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* AffectionateNickname: Naana
* YuriFan
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'''Matsui Jurina'''

Born on 8 March 1997 in Aichi prefecture.

Together with fellow [=SKE48=] member [[Characters/SKE48TeamE Matsui Rena]], they form the fan group "[=WMatsui=]".

Is also a concurrent member in SKEs Team S.

Subunits she is/has been in are:
*** [=AKBIdoling!!=]

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: She joined SKE at 11 years old and became popular really quickly. AKB's manager said that he felt she was a prodigy.
* AffectionateNickname: Jurina
* CovertPervert: Known for kissing and hugging at random other members, as long as she finds them to be cute.
* IllGirl: She spent half of 2012 and 2013 sick. From December 2013 to early 2014, she had issues with her eyes, causing her to wear an EyepatchOfPower or glasses during performances.
* ImageSong: Sang "Glory Days" as a solo on the "Kono Hi no Chime wo Wasurenai" album. "Suzukake Nanchara", the Janken album she centered, also counts.
** Her first solo song, "Akai Pinheel to Professor", in the "Koko ga Rhodes ha, koko de tobe!" album.
* PungeonMaster
* RedOniBlueOni: The red to Rena's blue (although in "TWO ROSES" Jurina wears blue)
* SpotlightStealingSquad: In 2008 she managed to appear by herself in the cover of "Oogoe Diamond", when she was only 11 years old and SKE was still a young sister group without any singles. Since then, she has appeared in every AKB single (except the first three Janken ones).
** She won the first place in the 2013 Janken Tournament, and centered that year's Janken single.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Debuted at 11 years old, but didn't look too much younger than Matsui Rena, who was already a grown teenager at the time.
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'''Minegishi Minami'''

Born on November 15th, 1992 in Tokyo

One of the original 1st generation members, she has been in Teams A, K and B (in that order). Demoted to Kenkyuusei on January 2013 following a scandal.

Re-promoted and named captain of the 2nd Team 4 after its revival in the 2013 Tokyo Dome concert, making her the only AKB member to have been in all four teams. Moved to Team K and appointed as its captain at the March 2015 shuffle.

Sub-units she's been in are:
*** no3b / Persona
*** [=BKA48=]

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* AffectionateNickname: Miichan
* {{Adorkable}}
* DemotedToExtra: Demoted to kenkyuusei after her scandal and lost her position in senbatsu in the last elections.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: She had very long, black hair until January 2013, when a scandal made her shave her head almost bald. She started wearing wigs and hats then, and now she sports a short hairstyle.
* ImageSong: "Gyakuten Oujisama" from Team K's 6th stage.
* NiceHat: Wore them during most of 2013 to hide her wigline or short hair, in case she wasn't wearing one.
* ThePrankster
* SelfDuplication: To promote an anti-spyware program Miichan's face was edited onto various AKB singles and even incorporated into the Flying Get PV! Fans called it the [[http://welshjapanotaku.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/miichan-3.jpg "Miichan Virus"]]
* SpotlightStealingSquad: It's a part of her character. Even her song for Ameba Pigg battle is titled 'I Need Screentime'!
* TraumaticHaircut: When she was caught having a boyfriend in early 2013 she shaved her head almost bald.
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'''Muto Tomu'''

Born on 25 June 1994 in Tokyo.
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* AffectionateNickname: Tomu
* AscendedExtra: Ranked #49 in the 4th senbatsu elections while she was only a trainee (making her the Future Girls center). Next year she ranked even higher ,and as of the latest election she's made it to Senbatsu.
* HollywoodToneDeaf: Considered one of AKB's worst singers.
* ThoseTwoGirls: Forms the "bad singing duo" with Kojima Natsuki. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI_bdb5sZPQ See for yourself.]]
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'''Yamamoto Sayaka'''

Born on July 14th, 1993 in Osaka.

Captain of Team N and leader of NMB. Also holds a concurrent position with AKBs Team K as of the 2014 shuffle.

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* AffectionateNickname: Sayanee
* AscendedExtra: Was one of the first NMB members to be featured on an AKB single (along with Milky, in the single "Everyday, Kachuusha") and ranked #14 in the latest elections, becoming the highest ranked member of NMB.
* TheCastShowoff: She played the guitar in a band until she joined NMB, so whenever she has to perform "Jungle Gym" in a concert, she'll play the guitar live as well. Played for laughs in the group's comedy show "Geinin!": whenever she takes out her guitar is because she's going to do a comedy routine.
* ImageSong: "Jungle Gym" from the single "Junjou U-19", "Yume no Dead Body" from Team N's 3rd Stage and "Dakishimetai kedo" from the "Sekai no Chuushin wa Osaka ya" album.
* ImportantHaircut: Cut her hair short in mid 2012 as a way to show her determination to rank into senbatsu (she didn't manage to enter in 2012, reaching only Undergirls) After ranking #14 in 2013, thus becoming a senbatsu member, she's said she'll let her hair grow long again.
* TheLeader
* {{Megane}}: She usually wears contact lenses, but when she's not on stage she wears glasses. [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/c9df6624f81c11c7bd8947440bc2672d/tumblr_mnt3e6J8Zk1s94ggvo1_250.gif And she looks stunning when she does.]]
* NewTransferStudent: Originally from NMB from where she holds a concurrency.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy to Milky's girly girl.
* TricksterMentor: She can be silly at times, but she truly cares for NMB.
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'''Yumoto Ami'''

Born on October 3, 1997 in Saitama Prefecture

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* ActionGirl: Dressed as a ninja during the 2013 Janken Tournament and showcased a rather impressive backflip.
* AffectionateNickname: Yuami
* AscendedExtra: Took part of the 34th single after getting 15th in the 2013 Janken Tournament while still a kenkyuusei.
** Also won a lottery and got featured as Sayaka's substitute in Team K's "Heart Electric" B-side, "Sasameyuki Regret".
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