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Chikano Rina

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Chikano Rina (2013)
Chikano Rina (April 2012)
Chikano Rina (March 2011)
Chikano Rina (March 2010)

Chikano Rina (近野莉菜) is a Japanese pop singer and Idol managed by Itoh Company. She is a member of JKT48's Team KIII, and was previously a full-time member of AKB48.


  • Birth Name: Chikano Rina (近野莉菜)
  • Nicknames: Chikariina (チカリーナ), Riichan (りーちゃん), Chikachan (ちか(ちゃん)), Chikarina (チカリナ)
  • Date of Birth: April 23, 1993 (1993-04-23) (age 24)
  • Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 159cm
  • Bust: 77cm
  • Waist: 56cm
  • Hips: 82cm
  • Bands / Groups:



AKB48 Song Participation


Stage Units
Himawari-gumi 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
Team A 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" Revival
Team K 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru"
(Noro Kayo's understudy for all songs.)
AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
Team A 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei"
(Itano Tomomi's understudy for all songs.)
Team B 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake"
AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Idol no Yoake"
Team K 5th Stage "Saka Agari"
(Oshima Yuko's understudy for all songs when Oshima was absent.)
THEATRE G-ROSSO "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
Team B 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"


  • Originally a 5th Generation Kenkyuusei, she was promoted to Team K on March 26, 2009 and transferred to Team B during the team shuffle within the same year. She was transferred back to Team K during the team shuffle in August 2012.
  • Her catchphrase is, "Miracle, miracle, kitto kuru!" (ミラクル・ミラクル・きっと来る!; Miracle, a miracle will surely come!)

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