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Akimoto Manatsu
秋元真夏(あきもと まなつ)
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Akimoto Manatsu, Kimi ni Shikarareta - 2021
Information
Nickname Manatsu (まなつ)
Manattan (まなったん)
Birthdate August 20, 1993 (1993-08-20) (age 28)
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Hometown Saitama, Japan
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Leo.png Leo
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2011-present
(10 Years)
Agency N46Div.
Group Nogizaka46
Team 1st Generation
Generation Nogizaka46 1st Generation
Associated Acts Nogizaka46
SNS Blog
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Akimoto Manatsu is the current captain of Nogizaka46 and member of Nogizaka46 1st Generation.

History

Singles Participation

Nogizaka46 A-Sides

Nogizaka46 B-Sides

Other Original Songs

Albums Participation

Nogizaka46 Albums

Photobooks

  • [2017.02.28] Manatsu no Kiatsu Haichi
  • [2020.04.08] Shiawase ni Shitai

Media Appearances

Stage Plays

  • Mr. Sazae (サザエさん) (2019)

Movies

  • Chounouryoku Kenkyubu no 3 Nin (超能力研究部の3人) (2014)

Dramas

  • BAD BOYS J (2013)
  • Otona e Noboru (オトナヘノベル) (2016)
  • Hatsumori Bemars (初森ベマーズ ) (2015)
  • Zambi (ザンビ) (2019)
  • Headhunter: Headhunter's Mode (連続ドラマW 引き抜き屋 ~ヘッドハンターの流儀~) (2019)
  • Sam no Koto (サムのこと) (2020)

Variety Shows

  • Nogizakatte, Doko? (乃木坂って、どこ?) (2011 - 2015)
  • NOGIBINGO! (2013 - 2019)
  • Nogizaka Under Construction (乃木坂工事中) (2015 - )
  • Ramen Walker TV 2 (ラーメンWalker TV 2)
  • Fantazaka Gakuen to Daigashou Keikaku (ファンタ坂学園と大合唱計画) (2019)
  • Hinekure 3 (ひねくれ3) (2019 - 2020)
  • Geinin Sensei Series 3 (芸人先生) (2020)
  • Viking! MORE (バイキングMORE) (2020 - ) - Irregular Guest

Trivia

  • Audition song: Oh My Darlin' (Nakanomori Band)
  • Favorite member: Watanabe Miyuki
  • Respected member: Suda Akari
  • Favorite singers: Nishino Kana, Alexandros
  • Loves: Animals
  • Interests: Watching sports matches, cooking, cleaning, sewing
  • Specialties: Violin, Cooking
  • Leader of Manatsu Respect Corps
  • Member of the unofficial Nogizaka46 Mountain Climbing Club
  • Studied in an all girls university (Ferris University), majoring English literature
  • Has a younger brother
  • Went on hiatus from September 2011 to October 2012 for academic reasons
  • Her specialty is baking and she once dreamed of being a pastry chef
    • According to Shiraishi Mai, one of the best pastries she made was gâteau au chocolat
    • Was part of the baking club in her middle school, along with Nishikawa Nanami
  • Attended the same high school as Nishikawa Nanami and Yada Risako. All three were in the calligraphy (shodo) club
  • Known as the most nonathletic member of Nogizaka46
  • Skydived on episode 74 of Nogizakatte, Doko? in order to promote the single Kimi no Na wa Kibou
  • Participated in the Japan Expo in Paris on July 4, 2014, with Ikoma Rina, Fukagawa Mai, Sakurai Reika, Matsumura Sayuri, Hashimoto Nanami, Wakatsuki Yumi and Nishino Nanase
  • Shares her birthday with Shiraishi Mai, which they usually celebrate together
  • Known for her complex with her big head, contrasting with Saito Asuka's small head
  • Also known for her bad singing
  • She was appointed as Nogizaka46 Captainto replace Sakurai Reika since September, 2019.
  • 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.
  • It was revealed in Nogizakatte, Doko? episode 77 that she used Saitama previously as her hometown where she accidentally put it on her profile. Although she is currently living in Saitama, she is in fact from Tokyo.



Gallery

Nogizaka46
Members
1st Gen

Akimoto Manatsu | Ikuta Erika | Saito Asuka | Higuchi Hina | Hoshino Minami | Wada Maaya

2nd Gen

Kitano Hinako | Shinuchi Mai | Suzuki Ayane | Terada Ranze | Yamazaki Rena

3rd Gen

Ito Riria | Iwamoto Renka | Umezawa Minami | Kubo Shiori | Sakaguchi Tamami | Sato Kaede | Nakamura Reno | Mukai Hazuki | Yamashita Mizuki | Yoshida Ayano Christie | Yoda Yuki

4th Gen

Endo Sakura | Kaki Haruka | Kakehashi Sayaka | Kanagawa Saya | Kitagawa Yuri | Shibata Yuna | Seimiya Rei | Tamura Mayu | Tsutsui Ayame | Hayakawa Seira | Yakubo Mio | Kuromi Haruka | Sato Rika | Hayashi Runa | Matsuo Miyu | Yumiki Nao

Former Members
1st Gen

Yamamoto Honoka | Yoshimoto Ayaka | Iwase Yumiko | Ando Mikumo | Kashiwa Yukina | Miyazawa Seira | Ichiki Rena | Ito Nene | Yamato Rina | Hatanaka Seira | Nagashima Seira | Fukagawa Mai | Hashimoto Nanami | Ito Marika | Nakamoto Himeka | Kawamura Mahiro | Ikoma Rina | Saito Chiharu | Wakatsuki Yumi | Noujo Ami | Kawago Hina | Nishino Nanase | Eto Misa | Saito Yuri | Sakurai Reika | Inoue Sayuri | Nakada Kana | Shiraishi Mai | Matsumura Sayuri | Takayama Kazumi

2nd Gen

Nishikawa Nanami | Yada Risako | Yonetoku Kyoka | Sagara Iori | Ito Karin | Sasaki Kotoko | Hori Miona | Ito Junna | Watanabe Miria

3rd Gen

Ozono Momoko

Discography
Singles

1. Guru Guru Curtain | 2. Oide Shampoo | 3. Hashire! Bicycle | 4. Seifuku no Mannequin | 5. Kimi no Na wa Kibou | 6. Girl's Rule | 7. Barrette | 8. Kidzuitara Kataomoi | 9. Natsu no Free & Easy | 10. Nandome no Aozora ka? | 11. Inochi wa Utsukushii | 12. Taiyou Knock | 13. Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru | 14. Harujion ga Sakukoro | 15. Hadashi de Summer | 16. Sayonara no Imi | 17. Influencer | 18. Nigemizu | 19. Itsuka Dekirukara Kyou Dekiru | 20. Synchronicity | 21. Jikochuu de Ikou! | 22. Kaerimichi wa Toomawari Shitaku Naru | 23. Sing Out! | 24. Yoakemade Tsuyogaranakutemoii | 25. Shiawase no Hogosyoku | 26. Boku wa Boku wo Suki ni Naru | 27. Gomen ne Fingers crossed | 28. Kimi ni Shikarareta

Albums

1. Toumeinairo | 2. Sorezore no Isu | 3. Umaretekara Hajimete Mita Yume | 4. Ima ga Omoide ni Naru Made

Under Members Albums

1. Boku Dake no Kimi ~Under Super Best~

Best Of Albums

1. Time flies

Other Songs

1. Dai Kirai Na Hazu Datta | 2. Yukkuri to Sakuhana | 3. Sekaijuu no Rinjin yo | 4. Route 246

Others
Sakamichi Series

Sakurazaka46 | Hinatazaka46 | Yoshimotozaka46

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