Characters: NMB 48 Team N

Akashi Natsuko

Born on August 17, 1999 in Osaka



Ishida Yuumi

Born on October 12, 1998 in Hyogo Prefecture



Jo Eriko

Born on November 27, 1998 in Hyogo. Former center of Team M until her graduation in June 2012. Rejoined the group in October 2013 through a special audition. Was offered a position on Team M on February 2014 but declined, and remained as a kenkyuusei until her promotion to Team N in February 2015.


  • The Ace: Of Team M until she graduated.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Jo
  • The Bus Came Back: Graduated from NMB in June 2012 to center on her studies, but after seeing her old teammates on TV, she decided to rejoin. She was promoted back, this time to Team N, on February 2015.

Ota Yuuri

Born on December 1, 1999 in Nara Prefecture



Kato Yuuka

Born on August 1, 1997 in Osaka



Kishino Rika

Born on June 4, 1994 in Hyogo Prefecture



Koga Narumi

Born on (March 30, 1998 in Osaka



Kotani Riho

Born on August 24, 1994 in Kyoto. Had a concurrency with AKB's Team 4 until March 2015.



Kono Saki

Born on June 18, 1994 in Hiroshima



Jonishi Kei

Born on March 18, 1995 in Shiga Prefecture.

Named co-captain of Team N during the 2014 shuffle.



Sutou Ririka

Born on November 23, 1996 in Tokyo.

Team Nís first and only choice in the 2013 draft.

Nishimura Aika

Born on January 12, 1998 in Kyoto



Murashige Anna

Born on July 29, 1998 in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Holds a concurrent position from HKTís Team KIV.



Muro Kanako

Born on November 20, 1996 in Osaka



Nishizawa Rurina

Born on July 27, 1999 in Osaka



Yamaguchi Yuuki

Born on October 17, 1993 in Osaka



Yamamoto Sayaka

Born on July 14th, 1993 in Osaka.

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


  • Affectionate Nickname: Sayanee
  • Ascended Extra: 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.
  • The Cast Showoff: 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.
  • Image Song: "Jungle Gym" from the single "Junjou U-19" and "Yume no Dead Body" from Team N's 3rd Stage.
  • Important Haircut: 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.
  • The Leader
  • Megane: She usually wears contact lenses, but when she's not on stage she wears glasses. And she looks stunning when she does.
  • New Transfer Student: Concurrent with AKB's Team K.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The tomboy to Milky's girly girl.
  • Trickster Mentor: She can be silly at times, but she truly cares for NMB.
  • Yaoi Fangirl

Yamao Rina

Born on December 10, 1995 in Kyoto



Yoshida Akari

Born on August 16, 1996 in Osaka