Characters: HKT 48 Team H

Anai Chihiro

Captain of Team H

Born on January 27, 1996 in Fukuoka Prefecture


  • Affectionate Nickname: Chihiron, Cap, Chiichan
  • Ascended Extra: First ranked in the 2014 elections at #39, making it to Next Girls' center the following year.
  • Ill Girl: A former one: she was born with a congenital disease, but she recovered from it.

Akiyoshi Yuka

Born on October 24, 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Inoue Yuriya

Born on June 15, 1999 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Ui Mashiro

Born on January 31, 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Ueno Haruka

Born on September 20, 1999 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Umemoto Izumi

Born on May 15, 1997 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Okamoto Naoko

Born on April 4, 1996 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Kojina Yui

Born on January 24, 1998 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Kodama Haruka

Born on September 19, 1996 in Fukuoka Prefecture

Was also a concurrent member with AKB48's Team A. Since the 2014 shuffle, is now concurrent with AKBís Team K. Center of HKT from its formation to 2013, taking back the center position in late 2014.



Komada Hiroka

Born on November 21, 1996 in Miyazaki



Sakaguchi Riko

Born on July 26, 1994 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Sashihara Rino

Born on 21 November 1992 in Oita Prefecture.

Is also the group's theater manager.

Was moved here from AKB48 in June 2012 following a scandal.

Has released two solo singles. Topped the elections in 2013 and 2015.

Sub units she's been in are:
  • Not Yet
  • BKA48


  • Affectionate Nickname: Sasshi, Sashiko.
  • Christmas Cake: She's HKT's oldest member... at only 22 years old. Most members are middle school/high school girls.
  • Cool Big Sis: Serves as a mentor to her fellow HKT group mates.
  • Image Song: 'Koi suru Fortune Cookie', the song she got to be the center in after winning the 2013 General Election.
  • Otaku Surrogate: A huge idol fangirl. She's into wotagei (the style of chants that wotas, Otaku of idols do at concerts).
    • And since she's become HKT's theater manager, she creates set lists for the group for concerts. These tend to include Cover Versions of songs from other idol groups.
  • Parental Favoritism: AKB's manager has stated several times that she's currently his favourite member. Whether this helped to increase her popularity or not is unknown.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: Won the 2013 AKB group General Election. She did it again in 2015, taking the position from AKB's ace Watanabe Mayu.
  • The Prankster
  • Trickster Mentor

Tashima Meru

Born on January 7, 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture

Center of HKT48.

Sub-unit(s) shes been in are:
  • Tentoumu Chu!


  • The Ace: Of HKT's second generation.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Meru
  • Ascended Extra: One of the only a few fresh Kenkyuusei that has ranked in the Sousenkyo. She ranked 55th in the 5th one, and she's made it to Undergirls since then. Plus, she was made HKT's center before being promoted, and carried the position until the release of "Hikamae no I Love You!"
  • Parental Favoritism: Aki-P (AKB's manager) has proclaimed her as the 'New Jurina'.

Tanaka Natsumi

Born on August 10, 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture.

Held a concurrent position with SKE's Team S from 2014 to 2015.



Tanaka Miku

Born on September 12, 2001 in Kumamoto



Matsuoka Natsumi

Born on August 8, 1996 in Fukuoka Prefecture.

Was named co-captain of Team H in the 2014 shuffle.



Yabuki Nako

Born on June 18, 2001 in Tokyo


  • Affectionate Nickname: Nako
  • Adorably Precocious Child: Twelve years old, tiny, and centered a coupling song less than one month after debuting.
  • Ascended Extra: Centered HKT's coupling song for "Suzukake Nanchara", "Wink wa Sankai" and has already made it into the senbatsu for the group's third single.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: The ace of the third generation and currently the shortest girl in all of the 48 groups at a whopping 138cm (4'6'')

Yamada Marina

Born on March 24, 1995 in Fukuoka Prefecture



Yamamoto Mao

Born on September 18, 1996 in Fukuoka.

Team Hís first and only choice in the 2013 draft.

Wakatabe Haruka

Born on September 26, 1998 in Fukuoka Prefecture