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Minegishi Minami
Minegishi Minami, 2016
Nickname Miichan (みいちゃん?)
Birthdate November 15, 1992 (1992-11-15) (age 24)
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Scorpio Scorpio
Height 158cm
B-W-H 80-60-86cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol, Actress
Years Active 2005-present
(11 years)
Agency Ogi Productions
Group AKB48
Team Team K (Captain)
Generation 1st Generation AKB48
Associated Acts AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48
Blog no3b Official Blog (Ameba)
no3b Blog (Oricon)
Google+ +峯岸みなみ

Name Spelling
Birth Name
Kanji 峯岸みなみ
Hiragana みねぎし みなみ
Katakana ミネギシ ミナミ
Romaji Minegishi Minami

Minegishi Minami is the captain of AKB48's Team K. She is also a member of the subgroup No Sleeves.

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Discography Participation



Stage Units

A1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)

  • Kiss wa Dame yo (2nd Unit)

A2 (Aitakatta )

  • Nagisa no CHERRY
  • Rio no Kakumei

A3 (Dareka no Tame ni)

A4 (Tadaima Renaichuu)

  • Junai no Crescendo

H1 (Boku no Taiyou)

  • Idol Nante Yobanaide (1st Unit)

H2 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)

  • Bye Bye Bye (1st Unit + Revival)

A5 (Renai Kinshi Jourei)

  • Renai Kinshi Jourei


  • Gyakuten Oujisama

Team B Waiting Stage

  • Omoide Ijou

Team Surprise 1st Stage

RS6 (Boku no Taiyou)

  • Idol Nante Yobanaide

RS7 (Pajama Drive)

  • Kagami no Naka no Jean D'Arc

42 (Te wo Tsunaginagara)

  • Kono mune no Barcode

43 (Idol no Yoake)

  • Tengoku Yarou

Concert Shuffle Units

AKB48 First Concert "Aitakatta ~Hashira wa Naize!~"

AKB48 Masaka, Kono Concert no Ongen wa Ryuushutsushinai yo ne?

Nenwasure Kanshasai Shuffle Sumaze, AKB! SKE mo Yoroshiku ne

AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri

Yokohama Arena 2010 'AKB48 Manseki Matsuri Kibou Sanpi Ryouron'

Surprise wa Arimasen


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena

AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012



  • [2011.04.15 to 2011.07.01] Majisuka Gakuen 2 (as Shaku)
  • [2010.01.08 to 2010.03.26] Majisuka Gakuen (as Minami, The Hot-Blooded School President)
  • [2008.10.10 to 2008.12.26] Mendol (as Otawa Hinaka/Kuu)

Books / Magazines


  • [2011.05.xx] Yan Yan Vol.20 (Cover & Feature)


  • Favourite food: Fried prawns.
  • Favourite flower: Lavender.
  • Favourite drama: Kids' War
  • She was demoted to Kenkyuusei status in Feburary 2013 due to a scandal. Later she was promoted again to Team 4, and became the captain of the team.
  • Wanted to get married at age 23, and for her future husband to call her 'Minami' rather than 'Miichan'. However, in shukanAKB 100Q she contradicted this by saying that she wants to get married at age around age 30.
  • Keeps warm in winter by pretending it's summer and feeling thankful that it's so breezy. She learned this from a manga.
  • Is often jealous of Kojima Haruna for being able to write kanji that she can't write herself.
  • Her father is a big fan of Asaka Yui and Minamino Yoko, and frequently asks Minami to take photos of the other AKB48 members.
  • Is allergic to cats.
  • Recommended AKB48 song is Skirt, Hirari, because the costumes are cute.
  • Has been participating in dance lessons since Grade 1 and considers dance her favorite sport.
  • In 2002, she auditioned for Hello! Project Kids.
  • Her parents run a restaurant named "Tea Room Tane" located in Takashimadaira, Tokyo.
  • Had the nickname Gojira (Godzilla) in primary school.
  • Leader of Driving Club
  • During the 1st Generation's debut, they were told by their agency to think of stage names for themselves. Because she had the same name as Takahashi Minami, Minegishi thought of using Mimi-chan as her stage name.
  • Her oshimen in HKT48 is Motomura Aoi.


Honorary Titles

Honorary titles

Preceded by
Oba Mina

Captain of Team 4
August 24, 2013 - Present

Succeeded by

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