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Takahashi Minami

Takahashi Minami (2015)
Takahashi Minami (2014)
Takahashi Minami (2013)
Takahashi Minami (2012)
Takahashi Minami (2011)
Takahashi Minami (2010)
Takahashi Minami (2009)
Takahashi Minami (2006)

Takahashi Minami (高橋みなみ) is a Japanese pop singer and Idol managed by Production Ogi. She is a former member of AKB48 Team A.





Digital Singles

AKB48 Song Participation



Stage Units

AKB48 Team A 1st Stage "PARTY ga Hajimaru yo"
AKB48 Team A 2nd Stage "Aitakatta"
AKB48 Team A 3rd Stage "Dareka no Tame ni"
AKB48 Team A 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
AKB48 Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou"
AKB48 Himawari-gumi 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
AKB48 Team A 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei"
THEATRE G-ROSSO "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
AKB48 Team A 6th Stage "Mokugekisha"
AKB48 Team A Waiting Stage
AKB48 Team A 7th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei"



Music Videos




  • [2009.09.xx] Yan Yan Vol.8 (Feature)


  • Originally a first generation member of AKB48 and founding member of Team A, she was announced as captain of Team A captain in 2009, made effective in 2010. During the AKB48 team shuffle in 2012, Shinoda Mariko became captain and Takahashi was appointed as the general manager (総監督; soukantoku) of the 48 Groups. She was reappointed as Team A's captain with Nakamura Mariko as sub-captain during the AKB48 Group Grand Shuffle in 2014. On December 8, 2014 during AKB48's 9th anniversary performance at the theater, she announced that would graduate in one year's time, on December 8, 2015, the date of AKB48's 10th anniversary. Yokoyama Yui, the new captain of Team A as of the AKB48 team shuffle in 2015, was announced as the succeeding 48 Group general manager. On November 2015, her graduation ceremony was postponed due to difficulties selecting a venue. It was scheduled on March 26-27th, 2016, with her final theater performance being on April 8th, 2016.
  • She is close with Minegishi Minami, Kojima Haruna and Maeda Atsuko.
  • Her oshimen is Sato Yukari and respect Akimoto Sayaka and Yokoyama Yui.
  • Favorite food: Katsudon, junk food, white rice
  • Favorite drink: Vegetable juice
  • Favorite artist: Nakamori Akina, Flumpool
  • Favorite TV show: Otameshika!
  • Favorite magazine: (Shonen) Jump
  • Favorite season: Fall
  • Favorite brand: one spo
  • Favorite town: New York
  • Favorite AKB single: Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka, RIVER
  • Favorite AKB stage song: Bird, Namida Uri no Shoujo, Tsuki no Katachi
  • Favorite AKB outfit: Namida Uri no Shoujo
  • Charm point: Her hair and eyes
  • Special skills: Copying pictures, hula-hooping with her neck
  • When she was very young, she said she wanted to become a vegetable.
  • Eats an apple every day to stay healthy.
  • Likes the manga NANA.
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Reading shonen manga
  • Audition song: Hamasaki Ayumi - Will
  • Catchphrase: I may look a bit like a yankee, but inside I have a glass heart.
  • Although she owns two, she has an allergy to cats, Ten and Hime and a dog named Ryu.
  • Keeps a Purikura album.
  • According to Minegishi Minami, she constantly slouches.
  • As seen on AKB48 1ji 59fun (their TV show), she can't skip properly, but later learned successfully how to.
  • Likes guys who wear suits. Thinks it dreamy when they're fixing their collars.
  • Would like to be confessed to rather than the confessor. The confession also has to be done in person.
  • Thinks that she's soy sauce-esque.
  • Rates herself as a 3 out of 10, her reasoning being that she doesn't think she has many feminine points and is probably a disappointment as a female.
  • Is called "AKB's Papa" by some members.
  • Minegishi Minami once said, in the context of performances, that 'she's not human'
  • Has three conditions she looks for in a guy. Someone who is taller than her, funny and someone who manages money well.
  • Can often be seen giving speeches and leading the group huddles for both concerts and stage performances. This, among other things, has led to many fans referring to her as the captain of AKB48.

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