Akimoto Manatsu, Hadashi de Summer 2016
|Birthdate||August 20, 1993|
(currently lives in Saitama)
|Occupation||Singer, Idol, Actress|
|Years Active||2011, 2012-present|
|Generation||1st Generation Nogizaka46|
|Associated Acts||Nogizaka46, AKB48, HKT48, SKE48|
|Blog||manatsu.akimoto (Nogizaka46 Official Blog)|
Akimoto Manatsu is a Japanese idol singer. She is a member of the 1st Generation Nogizaka46. She was introduced along with the other groups but had to leave for 1 year to focus on her studies. After training for half a year after her hiatus, she was quickly selected as one of the Hachi Fukujin of the senbatsu members for their 4th single, Seifuku no Mannequin.
- Charm Point: Thigh
- Seifuku no Mannequin (Hachi Fukujin)
- Kimi no Na wa Kibou (Hachi Fukujin)
- [10.07.2012 - present] - Nogizakatte, Doko?
- [04.06.2013 - present] - BAD BOYS J (as Kamijo Mariko)
- [06.12.2014] - 超能力研究部の3人 (Chounouryoku Kenkyubu no 3 Nin)
- Was elected as student body president prior to joining.
- Participates in the training sessions even when she was on study leave.
- Her official return to the group was announced in their TV show, Nogizakatte, Doko?'s 53rd episode, with a surprise announcement: her being a member of the 4th single's Hachi Fukujin.
- Revealed in Nogizakatte, Doko? episode 77, was using Saitama previously as her hometown when she accidentally put it on her profile. Although she is currently living in Saitama, she is in fact from Tokyo.