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Cherprang Areekul
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Cherprang Areekul, D-Aaa (2021)
Nickname Cherprang (チャープラン?)
Birthdate May 2, 1996 (1996-05-02) (age 25)
Birthplace Bangkok, Thailand
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Taurus.png Taurus
Height 160cm
Professional Information
Genres Thai-pop
Years Active 2017-present
(4 years)
Agency iAM
Group BNK48
Team Team BIII
Generation 1st Generation
SNS F icon.svg bnk48official.cherprang

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Cherprang Areekul is a member of BNK48's Team BIII and the captain of the group.

Team History

BNK48 Senbatsu Elections

BNK48 Janken Tournaments

AKB48 Senbatsu Election

Singles Participation

BNK48 A-Sides

BNK48 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Songs

Albums Participation

BNK48 Albums


Stage Units

BIII1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Hoshi no Ondo
Classmate (Swap)
BIII-W1 (Waiting Stage)
Mata Anata no Koto wo Kangaeteta
Temodemo no Namida (Swap)
BIII2 (Saishuu Bell ga Naru)
18nin Shimai no Uta (Center)

Concert Units


Hoshi no Ondo

BNK48 Concert "1st 2gether"

AKB48 Group Kanshasai ~Rank in Concert~

BNK48 Space Mission Concert

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Bangkok

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai

Media Apperances



  • Homestay (2018)


  • One Year (2019)

Solo Songs


  • Hobbies: Cosplay
    • Makes her own costumes
    • The first costume she made was Hatsune Miku
  • Likes: Science, NASA, space & astronomy
  • Favorite colour: White
  • Favorite food Tofu
  • Admired member: Yamamoto Sayaka and Okada Nana
  • Special skills: Scientific research, coding in Python, foreign languages
  • Representative symbol: The cat
  • Her fanbase is called the cat flock.
  • Can speak Thai, English, and Japanese.
  • Was named captain of BNK48 in June 2017.
  • Known for her leadership skill, maturity & high intelligence.
  • Has a serious image. She considers herself a Ravenclaw.
  • Part of the 4 Goddesses Unit with Jennis, Music & Pun. This unit is usually considered the 'top members' of BNK48.
  • Is a university student at the Mahidol University International College with Chemistry as her major.
    • Is also a teaching & research assistant.
  • Interested in space & gives talks on quantum chemistry & space science at various educational events (e.g Fame Lab for the British Council).
  • Has published several research papers for Britain's Royal Science Open Society.
  • Is very organised; uses a calendar and diary to write down her daily plans and schedules and sorts them by priority.
  • Closest to Izuta Rina in BNK48.
  • She is good friends with Taniguchi Megu, Kodama Haruka, Mao WeiJia & Chen Shih-ya.
  • Is often shipped with Music in a pairing called 'Chersic'
  • Got the first lead role in a movie, "Homestay", in 2018.



Cherprang (BNK48's Captain) | Jane | Jennis (Vice Captain) | Jib | Kaew | Kate | Korn | Minmin | Miori | Myyu | Niky | Noey | Panda | Piam | Pun (Captain)| Wee

Team NV

Bamboo | Fond | Gygee | Jaa | Kaimook | Mewnich | Mobile | Music | Namneung | Namsai | New | Nine | Orn | Phukkhom | Pupe (Vice Captain) | Satchan | Stang | Tarwaan (Captain)


Earn | Earth | Eve | Fame | Grace | Hoop | Jaokhem | Kaofrang | Khamin | Mean | Mind | Monet | Paeyah | Pakwan | Pampam | Pancake | Peak | Pim | Popper | Ratah | View | Yayee | Yoghurt

Former Members

Jan | Can | Juné | Kheng | Faii

Team NV

Natherine | Nink


Kidcat | Cincin | Namhom | Maysa | Deenee | Cake | Maira | Oom | Fifa | Jeje


Aitakatta | Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | Shonichi | Kimi wa Melody | BNK Festival | Beginner | 77 no Suteki na Machi e | High Tension | Heavy Rotation | D-Aaa


RIVER | Jabaja | Warota People

Digital Singles

Touch By Heart | Can you..? | Ma Ma Milk


PARTY ga Hajimaru yo | Waiting Stage | Saishuu Bell ga Naru

Team NV

Theater no Megami


PARTY ga Hajimaru yo | Ganbare! Kenkyuusei

Senbatsu Elections

6th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo | 9th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo

Sports Competitions

Sport Day 2019 | Sport Day 2020

Janken Taikai

Janken Tournament 2020

Sister Groups
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