Okabe Rin
2017 AKB48 Team 8 Okabe Rin
Okabe Rin, 2017
Nickname Orin (おりん?)
Rinchan (りんちゃん?)
Rinrin (りんりん?)
Birthdate November 7, 1996 (1996-11-07) (age 21)
Birthplace Ibaraki, Japan
Zodiac Sign Scorpio Scorpio
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2014-present
(3 years)
Agency Toyota/AKS
Group AKB48
Team Team 8
Generation Toyota Team 8
Associated Acts AKB48

Name Spelling
Birth Name
Kanji 岡部麟
Hiragana おかべ
Katakana オカベ
Romaji Okabe Rin
"Oo! Kabe!? Rin Rin Ri~n ♪ moshimo~shi, Ibaraki-ken kimashita 'Rinrin' koto Okabe Rin de~su."
―Okabe Rin's catchphrase(src)

Okabe Rin (岡部麟?) is a member of AKB48's Team 8 representing Ibaraki Prefecture.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections


  • Team 8 Performances: Kumamoto, Sapporo, Fukushima, Gunma, Aichi, Niigata
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, taking walks, drawing
  • Charm point: Dimples on right cheek
  • Favourite seniors: Kojima Haruna, Umeda Ayaka
  • Special skills: Dance
  • She designed the logo for the Team 8 National Tour and the Team 8 1st Anniversary t-shirt, and also Team 8's mascot (Eight-kun)
  • In an interview, it was observed that she sound like Maeda Atsuko.[1]
  • Her catchphrase was given to her by the staff.[2] The mobile post name "Oh!Wall!!" is the English translation of the catchphrase's beginning "Oo! Kabe!" (おー!壁!?).
  • One of the 15 selected Team 8 members that performed "Koi Suru Juuden Prius" with Sashihara Rino on AKBINGO! on June, 2014
  • One of the 16 selected Team 8 members that performed a medley on AKB48 SHOW! on October 11 and 25, 2014.
  • One of the 12 selected Team 8 members that performed on Cool Japan Festival at Manila, Philippines on November 7 and 8, 2015.
  • One of the 12 selected Team 8 members that performed on Philippines-Japan Friendship Celebration at Manila, Philippines on December 4, 2016.
  • Learn jazz ballet from 3rd grade of elementary school


  1. 2014.06.16. Oricon News Official Interview with Team 8 and Sashihara Rino
  2. 2014.09.17 - Oh!Wall!! - AKB48 Mobile.[ Archived Screencapped Image ]


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