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Takeuchi Akari

Takeuchi Akari promoting "Ai no Kedamono / Dousousei" (2023)

Takeuchi Akari (竹内朱莉) is a Japanese pop singer and former idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and was a part of Hello! Project. She was a second generation member and former leader of ANGERME.


  • Name: Takeuchi Akari (竹内朱莉)
  • Nickname: Takechan (タケちゃん)
  • Birthdate: November 23, 1997 (1997-11-23) (age 26)
  • Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 141.5cm
  • Hobbies: Playing outside, watching TV, reading manga
  • Specialties: Short distance running, sports, penmanship
  • Favorite Food: Kiwi, meat
  • Least Favorite Food: Tofu
  • Favorite Color: Red, sea blue
  • Favorite Subject: P.E.
  • Least Favorite Subject: Maths
  • Looks Up To: Yajima Maimi
  • Hello! Project Groups:


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  • Her official ANGERME image color is dark blue. Prior to that, her S/mileage image color was red.
  • Eats bread for breakfast.
  • Has a habit of biting her under-lip.
  • Her favorite spot is her living room.
  • Her cousin is Yajima Maimi, formerly of °C-ute.
  • She is good friends with former Hello! Pro Kenshuusei members Sato Ayano and Fukumura Mizuki.
  • Considers her strong point to be hating to lose at anything, and her weak point to be speaking too fast.
  • Describes her personality as hating to lose.
  • She joined Hello! Pro Kenshuusei because she admired °C-ute.
  • Takeuchi revealed her certification to teach high school level calligraphy in January 2020, intending to pass the adult level exam within 8 months. She was previously certified to teach calligraphy on an elementary school level, and had stated in 2018 that she wanted to continue improving to aim for higher certifications.
  • Takeuchi announced the passing of her masters teaching exam in calligraphy in August 2020, earning the qualification to teach adults. She intended to aim for the final qualifcation that would allow her to acquire a teaching license to teach anyone.


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