- Name: Kitano Ruka (北野瑠華)
- Nickname: Rukatin (るかてぃん)
- Birthdate: May 25, 1999
- Birthplace: Gifu, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 155cm
- Bust: 76.5cm
- Waist: 58.5cm
- Hips: 85.5cm
SKE48 Song Participation
- "Utsukushii Inazuma" single
- Yuudachi no Mae (夕立の前) (Kenkyuusei)
- "Sansei Kawaii!" single
- Canary Syndrome (カナリアシンドローム) (Shirogumi)
- "Bukiyou Taiyou" single
- Sayonara Kinou no Jibun (サヨナラ 昨日の自分) (Team KII)
- "12gatsu no Kangaroo" single
- DA DA Machine Gun (DA DA マシンガン) (Team KII)
- SKE48 Kenkyuusei "Aitakatta"
- SKE48 Kenkyuusei "Seifuku no Me"
- Onna no Ko no Dairokkan (女の子の第六感)
- Usotsuki na Dachou (嘘つきなダチョウ)
- Originally a sixth generation member of Kenkyuusei, she was promoted to Team KII during the AKB48 Group Grand Shuffle in 2014.
- Hobbies: Yosakoi, going to sleep
- Special skills: Impersonating other members
- Favorite foods: Donuts
- Least favorite foods: Spicy foods, eggplant
- Future ambition: Model
- Favorite costume: "Junjou Shugi"
- Is the first member from the sixth generation to perform with an SKE48 team at the theater, having been an understudy for Team KII. As this was before SKE48's 2013 shuffle took effect, Kitano performed with a team even before Azuma Rion, who was promoted to Team E two months prior.
- One of the 50 winners of the Young Jump Gravure Competition.