Sashihara Rino (指原莉乃) is a Japanese pop singer and Idol managed by Ohta Production. She is currently a member of HKT48 Team H and shares a concurrent position as a member of STU48 and as theater manager for both HKT48 and STU48. She was previously a full-time member of AKB48.
- Birth Name: Sashihara Rino (指原莉乃)
- Nicknames: Sasshi (さっしー), Sashiko (さしこ), Rino (りの), Rinochan (りのちゃん)
- Date of Birth: November 21, 1992
- Place of Birth: Oita, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 159cm
- Bands / Groups:
Compilations / Other
HKT48 Song Participation
- HKT48 Team H 1st Stage "Te wo Tsunaginagara"
- HKT48 Team H "Hakata Legend"
- HKT48 Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Pajama Drive"
- HKT48 Team H 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls"
- HKT48 Team H 3rd Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru"
- HKT48 Himawari-gumi 2nd Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
STU48 Song Participation
AKB48 Song Participation
- AKB48 Team B 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive"
- AKB48 Team A 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" Revival
- Faint (Kenkyuusei→Team B understudy)
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
- AKB48 Team B 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake"
- THEATRE G-ROSSO "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
- AKB48 Team A 6th Stage "Mokugekisha"
- [2011.08.xx] smart 2011 October Issue (Cover & Feature)
- Originally a fifth generation member of AKB48 Kenkyuusei, she was promoted to Team B in August 2008, then transferred to Team A during the AKB48 team shuffle in 2009.
- As the consequence of a scandal, her transfer to HKT48 was announced in June 2012, and she was placed in Team H in July. In April 2013, she was announced for a concurrent position as the HKT48 Theater General Manager, a position shared with staff member Ozaki Mitsuru.
- Is close friends with Kitahara Rie and Oya Shizuka.
- Her oshimen are Sato Yukari and Ota Aika.
- Favorite food: Sweet & sour things, rolled cabbage
- Favorite drink: Yasai Ichinichi Kore Ippon
- Favorite artist: Yuzu
- Favorite TV show: Ametaalk!
- Favorite magazine: CUTiE, UTB, BLT, Pure Pure
- Favorite season: Spring
- Favorite brand: cantwo, olive des olive
- Favorite town: Oita prefecture
- Favorite AKB single: Baby! Baby! Baby!
- Favorite AKB stage song: Darui Kanji, Tsundere!
- Favorite AKB outfit: Darui Kanji
- Charm point: Eyes
- Special skills: Calligraphy, playing trombone and piano
- Is known for her knowledge of wotagei, as well as being a wota herself.
- Her favourite idol is Hagiwara Mai of °C-ute.
- Hobbies: Manga and watching DVDs