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Francese Therese Pinlac
Francese Therese Pinlac MNL48 2021.png
Francese Therese Pinlac, 2021
Nickname Frances (フランセス?)
Real Name Francese Therese Andale Pinlac
Birthdate December 31, 2003 (2003-12-31) (age 17)
Birthplace Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
Bloodtype **
Zodiac Sign Capricorn.png Capricorn
Height 165cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2019-present
(2 years)
Agency Hallohallo Entertainment Inc.
Group MNL48
Team Team L
Generation 2nd Generation
MNL48 Trainee
Associated Acts MNL48
SNS F icon.svg MNL48Frances
Instagram.png @francesmnl48official
TikTokLogo.png @frances.mnl48official

Francese Therese Pinlac is a member of MNL48's Team L.


I am Frances, the living Barbie doll of MNL48.

Team History

MNL48 Senbatsu Election

Singles Participation

MNL48 A-Sides

Other Singles


Stage Units

MNL1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Anata to Christmas Eve (Duet with Dian Marie Mercado)

Concert Units

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

Media Appearances

TV Shows

  • ASAP (2019)


  • Favorite food: Ice cream
  • Favorite drink: Water
  • Favorite TV show: Friends
  • Hobbies: playing table tennis.
  • Currently she is the youngest member of MNL48.
  • Her kami-oshi and the member she admires the most is Shekinah Arzaga.
  • The member she is initially close with is Maria Jamie Beatrice Alberto.
  • Loves dogs.


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