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Erica Maria Macabutas
2021 January MNL48 Erica Maria Macabutas.jpg
Erica Maria Macabutas, 2021
Nickname Emz (エムズ?)
Real Name Erica Maria Bacus Macabutas
Birthdate March 31, 2002 (2002-03-31) (age 19)
Birthplace Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Aries.png Aries
Height 150cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2018-2020
(2 Years 8 Motns)
Agency **
Group MNL48
Team Former Team MII
Generation 1st Generation
Associated Acts MNL48
SNS **
Graduated December, 2020

Erica Maria Macabutas was a member of MNL48 Team MII.

Team History

  • 2018.04.28 - Joined MNL48 as a Trainee
  • 2019.05.02 - Promoted to Team MII
  • 2020.12.30 - Dismissed from MNL48 due to rule violation

MNL48 Senbatsu Election

Singles Participation

MNL48 B-Sides


Stage Units

MNL1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)

Concert Units

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

Media Appearances

Web Shows

  • MNLife (2018)
  • MNLaugh (2018)

TV Shows


  • Hobbies: Practicing or doing song covers
  • She tends to overthink.
  • Describes herself as understanding and God-centered.
  • When she was still a trainee, she was considered as the de facto captain of the trainees both by her co-members and fans.
  • Claims that she can make a dog cry by playing her guitar.
  • Is one of the Team Buloks together with Coleen Trinidad, Sandee Garcia, Daniella Mae Palmero, Loulle Angelyn Villaflores, and Cassandra Mae Pestillos.
  • A big fan of pop-punk bands, most notably My Chemical Romance and Paramore.
    • Because of this, she gained the nickname "Paprank Girl", a portmanteau of 'pop-punk' and 'prank' due to her noteriety in pranking her fans and her interacting with other pop-punk Facebook pages.


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