Anai Chihiro
穴井千尋(わかたべ はるか)
Anai Chihiro 2018
Anai Chihiro, 2018
Nickname Chiichan (ちーちゃん?)
Chihiron (ちひろん?)
Cap (キャップ?)
Birthdate January 27, 1996 (1996-01-27) (age 24)
Birthplace Fukuoka, Japan
Bloodtype AB
Zodiac Sign Aquarius Aquarius
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2011-2016
(5 Years)
Agency **
Group HKT48
Team Former Team H
Generation HKT48 1st Generation
Associated Acts HKT48
SNS Instagram @chihiro_anai_official
12px-Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.jpg @chi_tava0127
Official Site
Graduated July, 2016

Anai Chihiro was the captain of HKT48's Team H.


博多のクールビューティー目指すっちゃん! 福岡県出身24歳ちひろんこと穴井千尋です。
Hakata no KUURU BYUUTII mezasucchan! Fukuoka-ken shusshin 24-sai Chihiron koto Anai Chihiro desu.
(Aiming to be Hakata's cool beauty! I'm Anai Chihiro, also known as Chihiron, 24 years old from the Fukuoka prefecture.)
HKT48 CHIIMU H KYAPUTEN no Chihiron koto Anai Chihiro desu.
(I'm HKT48 Team H's captain Anai Chihiro, also known as Chihiron.)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

HKT48 A-Sides

HKT48 B-Sides

Other HKT48-related Singles

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS1 (Te wo Tsunaginagara)
Ame no Pianist
H1 (Te wo Tsunaginagara)
Kono Mune no Barcode
Team H Waiting Stage (Hakata Legend)
Heart Gata Virus
Enkyori Poster
HW1 (Pajama Drive)
Junjou Shugi
H2 (Seishun Girls)
Blue rose
Fushidara na Natsu
Cinderella wa Damasarenai
Kinjirareta Futari
H3 (Saishuu Bell ga naru)
Return Match
Oshibe to Meshibe to Yoru no Chouchou
Gomen ne Jewel
HW2 (Tadaima Renaichuu)
Haru ga Kuru Made
H4 (Theater no Megami)
Arashi no Yoru ni wa
Yokaze no Shiwaza

Concert Units

HKT48 1st Anniversary

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"

AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~

Fukuoka Dome

HKT48 2nd Anniversary

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

HKT48 Kyushu 7 Prefecture Tour ~Kawaii Ko ni wa Tabi wo Saseyo~

Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall
Saga Shimin Kaikan

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena

  • Cat's Eye

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

HKT48 3rd anniversary

HKT48 National Tour ~Zenkoku Toitsu Owatoranken~

Japanese Locations
Taipei, Taiwan
Hong Kong
Yokohama Arena

HKT48 4th Anniversary

HKT48 Spring Live Tour ~Sashiko du Soleil 2016~

Media Appearances

Stage Plays


Variety Shows

Radio Shows


  • Hobbies: Guitar, Watching movies, K-pop
  • Charm point: Her yaeba (pointed teeth)
  • Favorite brands: snidel, COCO DEAL
  • Favorite colors: Red, black, gray, white, dark green
  • Favorite foods: Pumpkin, corn, meat
  • Likes: Reptiles
    • She once said she wanted an iguana as a pet but then reconsidered it since its meal consists of insects
  • Special skill: Classical ballet
  • Good friends with: Kodama Haruka (ChiiHaru), Motomura Aoi
    • She had a weekly radio show with Kodama Haruka called HKT48 no Momochihama Jogakuin
    • Treats Motomura Aoi like a younger sister and their families get along well with each other
  • Future ambition: To establish a fashion brand and its store
  • Afraid of bugs
  • Interested in fashion
  • Considered a "ponkotsu", someone who often gets into cute clumsy situations
  • Was studying business at university
  • Because she is captain of Team H, members often call her Cap (Kyappu)
  • Loves to take pictures with other members
  • Was born with a congenital disease, but she recovered and doesn't have problems today
  • She can play the guitar, however in a "ponkotsu" way
  • Has a googly-eyed chihuahua called "Tabitha", which almost always acts cold towards her
  • Has a sister who is 5 years older than her
  • Her mother came from Okinawa, although there is no confirmation whether she is an Okinawan-descent or not
  • Had a successful surgery for a chalazion on October 2012
  • Makes sure to give every member of the group a gift on their birthday, and also often hands down her used clothes to other members
  • Learns Korean and demonstrated her ability in the language on the episodes of HKT48 no Odekake in Korea
  • Ranked 1st on the "Member you want as a girlfriend" poll among HKT48 members on HaKaTa Hyakkaten Annex segment
  • Regards Kitahara Rie as an older-sister-like figure in her letter for Rie on her seitansai in 2015
  • Got the 3rd place in the last round voting for audition held by Young Magazine and won a 1-year exclusive gravure contract with the magazine in May 2015. Her first solo gravure under the contract was published on January 9, 2016
  • Learned to play bass guitar for the performance of HKT Brass Band in Yokohama Arena concert (Part of HKT48 National Tour ~Zenkoku Toitsu Owatoranken~)


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