Oba Mina (大場美奈) is a Japanese pop singer and Idol managed by Japan Music Entertainment. She is currently the leader of SKE48 Team KII, and was previously a concurrent and full-time member of AKB48.
- Name: Oba Mina (大場美奈)
- Nickname: Minarun (みなるん), Korochan (コロちゃん)
- Birthdate: April 3, 1992
- Birthplace: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 150cm
- Bust: 82cm
- Waist: 62cm
- Hips: 85cm
- Bands / Groups:
SKE48 Song Participation
- SKE48 Team KII 4th Stage "Theater no Megami"
- SKE48 Team KII 5th Stage "Ramune no Nomikata"
- SKE48 Team KII 6th Stage "0start"
AKB48 Song Participation
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Idol no Yoake"
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei"
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Theater no Megami"
- AKB48 Team B 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
- AKB48 Team A 6th Stage "Mokugekisha"
- AKB48 Team K 6th Stage "RESET"
- AKB48 Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou"
- AKB48 Team B Waiting Stage
- Originally a 9th generation member of AKB48 Kenkyuusei, she was promoted to full member status on December 8, 2010, then placed in Team 4 in June 2011. Although she was appointed team captain, a scandal in September resulted in Oba stepping down from the position and being suspended from AKB48 activities. She returned to the group in January 2012. During the AKB48 team shuffle in August 2012, Team 4 was disbanded and she was transferred to Team B. In April 2013, she was announced for a concurrent position with SKE48 Team KII. During the AKB48 Group Grand Shuffle in 2014, her concurrency with AKB48 was cancelled and she became a full-time member of SKE48 and sub-leader of Team KII with Furukawa Airi as leader. After Furukawa's graduation in March 2015, Oba became leader with Uchiyama Mikoto as sub-leader. She announced her graduation from the group on October 9, 2021 and will graduate from the group in April 2022.
- Originally auditioned for AKB48's 4th and 7th generations.
- Known to be good friends with Ichikawa Miori.
- Member of Drama Club.
- At the age of 3, she won a chopstick contest held in her town.
- She loves grated yam so much, she makes it into a drink.