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Ashley Nicole Somera
Ashley Nicole Somera MNL48 2021.png
Ashley Nicole Somera, 2021
Nickname Cole (コウル?)
Real Name Ashley Nicole Tanael Somera
Birthdate August 27, 2003 (2003-08-27) (age 18)
Birthplace Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Aries.png Aries
Height 167cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2018-present
(3 years)
Agency Hallohallo Entertainment Inc.
Group MNL48
Team Team MII
Generation 1st Generation
Associated Acts MNL48
SNS F icon.svg MNL48ColeOfficial
Instagram.png @cole.mnl48official
TikTokLogo.png mnl48cole

Ashley Nicole Somera is a member of MNL48's Team MII.


Hello everyone! I'm Cole, your baby tower!

Team History

MNL48 Senbatsu Election

Singles Participation

MNL48 A-Sides

MNL48 B-Sides

Other Singles


Stage Units

MNL1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Anata to Christmas Eve (Duet With Faith Shanrae Santiago)

Concert Units

MNL48 2nd Generation Members Team Concert: No To Oshihen!

Media Appearances

Web Shows

  • MNLife (2018)
  • MNLaugh (2018)

TV Shows

  • It's Showtime (2018)
  • ASAP (2019)
  • iWant ASAP (2019)
  • Magandang Buhay (2020)
  • Going Live with Shelly Lazaro (2020)


  • Name in Japanese: アシュリ・ニコウル・ソメラ
  • Nickname in Japanese: コウル
  • Favorite color: Pink
  • Favorite foods: Adobo, Pancit, ice cream, Lumpiang Togue, Pasta Carbonara, Suman, and cake.
  • Favorite MNL48 songs: So long!, First Rabbit
  • Hobbies: reading, taking selfies, playing instruments, and playing with her siblings
  • Her MNL48 kami oshis are Shekinah Arzaga and Alice Margarita De Leon.
  • Tallest member of MNL48.
  • Part of the subunit JYC alongside Chelsey Yssacky Bautista and Maria Jamie Beatrice Alberto.
  • Describes herself as goal-oriented, passionate, and doesn't give up easily.
  • Drinks milk and eat chocolates while studying.
  • Claims that she sometimes sleep walk, and talk while she is asleep.
  • Can't sleep late because she easily doze off anywhere


Team MII

Andi | Cole | Dana | Gia | Jamie | Jan | Klaire | Princess | Sheki | Yzabel

Team NIV

Abby | Coleen | Jaydee | Jem | Lara | Miho | Ruth

Team L

Amy | Dian | Ella | Frances

Team Unknown

Charm | CJ | Jana | Jie | Kath | Klaryle | Lyza | Rachel | Rianna | Rhea


Miyaka | Rain


Aitakatta | Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | 365nichi no Kamihikouki | Kimi wa Melody | High Tension | RIVER

Digital Singles

Amazing Grace

Sisters Group
AKB48 Group inside Japan AKB48 | SKE48 | NMB48 | HKT48 | NGT48 | STU48
AKB48 Group outside Japan JKT48 | BNK48 | MNL48 | AKB48 Team SH | SGO48 | AKB48 Team TP | CGM48 | DEL48 | MUB48
Former Groups OJS48 | SDN48 | TPE48 | MUM48