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Introduction

HKT48 has had a total of 94 original members over their 6 generations (not including Draft, Kennin and transferred members) and a total of 106 members. As of May 2022, HKT48 has 40 active members & 18 Kenkyuusei.

Like in AKB48, regular auditions to recruit new members are held, and the future successful candidates, the Kenkyuusei Members (Research Students), take part of a in-training team of members that work as sub and under for the official members in various activities (mostly the Theater Performances). And then, when any of the official members graduate, a girl is promoted to fill the space.

Besides the regular auditions, HKT48 also participates on the AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi to recruit new members. Currently all the generations have at least one member in the group, except the first generation of Draft members.

HKT48 Kenkyuusei (1st Gen - 6th Gen)

  • Bolded names indicate members, which are still active in HKT48 or one of the sister groups.
  • Italicized names indicate members with pending graduations.
  • The members' pictures are of members who are still active in HKT48 and are listed in accordance to the alphabetical order of members in each generation.

1st Generation


  • Announced on July 10, 2011.
  • 16 members formed Team H on March 4, 2012. 8 members formed Team KIV on January 11, 2014.

Members (21): Anai Chihiro, Abe Kyoka, Imada Mina, Ueki Nao, Eto Sayaka, Kumazawa Serina, Kodama Haruka, Komori Yui, Shimono Yuki, Sugamoto Yuko, Tanaka Natsumi, Taniguchi Airi, Nakanishi Ayaka, Nakanishi Chiyori, Fukagawa Maiko, Matsuoka Natsumi, Miyawaki Sakura, Murashige Anna, Motomura Aoi, Moriyasu Madoka, Wakatabe Haruka

2nd Generation


  • Announced on September 23, 2012.
  • 7 members formed Team KIV on January 11, 2014.

Members (21): Akiyoshi Yuka, Ito Raira, Inoue Yuriya, Iwahana Shino, Ui Mashiro, Ueno Haruka, Umemoto Izumi, Okada Kanna, Okamoto Naoko, Kusaba Manami, Kojina Yui, Goto Izumi, Komada Hiroka, Sakaguchi Riko, Tashima Meru, Tanaka Yuka, Tani Marika, Tomiyoshi Asuka, Tomonaga Mio, Fuchigami Mai, Yamada Marina

3rd Generation


  • Announced on November 2, 2013.
  • 7 members formed Team TII on March 30, 2016.

Members (9): Aramaki Misaki, Kurihara Sae, Sakamoto Erena, Tanaka Miku, Tsutsui Riko, Hokazono Hazuki, Yabuki Nako, Yamauchi Yuna, Yamashita Emiri

4th Generation


  • Announced on July 12, 2016

Members (11): Unjo Hirona, Oda Ayaka, Otoshima Risa, Sakai Moeka, Shimizu Rio, Takeda Tomoka, Jitoe Nene, Tsukiashi Amane, Toyonaga Aki, Matsumoto Hinata, Miyazaki Sono

5th Generation


  • Announced on November 26, 2018

Members (14): Ishibashi Ibuki, Ichimura Airi, Ogawa Sana, Kamijima Kaede, Kawahira Hijiri, Kudo Haruka, Kuriyama Rina, Goto Hinano, Sakamoto Rino, Takemoto Kurumi, Tanaka Iori, Nagano Miyabi, Mizukami Rimika, Murakami Wakana

6th Generation


  • Announced on May 7, 2022.

Members (18): Ikuno Rina, Izawa Miyu, Ishimatsu Yuina, Ihara Hanna, Eguchi Kokoha, Ouchi Rinka, Oba Risaki, Kawashima Yuna, Kitagawa Hiiro, Shibui Mina, Tachibana Kokoro, Fukui Karen, Fujino Kokoha, Matsumoto Urara, Mogami Nanaka, Morisaki Saaya, Yasui Hina, Yanase Reia

Still part of Team Kenkyuusei (18): Ikuno Rina, Izawa Miyu, Ishimatsu Yuina, Ihara Hanna, Eguchi Kokoha, Ouchi Rinka, Oba Risaki, Kawashima Yuna, Kitagawa Hiiro, Shibui Mina, Tachibana Kokoro, Fukui Karen, Fujino Kokoha, Matsumoto Urara, Mogami Nanaka, Morisaki Saaya, Yasui Hina, Yanase Reia

Draft Members

1st Generation

  • Announced on November 10, 2013

Members (1): Yamamoto Mao

2nd Generation


  • Announced on May 10, 2015.
  • 3 members formed Team TII on March 30, 2016. Before this, all of them had gotten picked to either Team H or Team KIV but they weren't bound/promoted to this team, acting like a normal Kenkyuusei.

Members (3): Imamura Maria, Matsuoka Hana, Murakawa Bibian

3rd Generation


  • Announced on January 21, 2018

Members (5): Ito Yueru, Seki Ai, Baba Sayaka, Matsuda Yumi, Watanabe Akari

Transferred Members

1st Generation

  • Announced on June 16, 2012

Members (1): Sashihara Rino

2nd Generation

  • Announced on August 24, 2012.
  • 1 member formed Team KIV on January 11, 2014.

Members (1): Ota Aika

Kennin Members

1st Generation

  • Announced on February 24, 2014

Members (1): Kimoto Kanon


HKT48
Members
Team H Akiyoshi Yuka | Ito Yueru | Kuriyama Rina | Kojina Yui | Sakaguchi Riko | Sakamoto Rino | Tanaka Miku | Toyonaga Aki | Matsuoka Natsumi (Captain) | Murakami Wakana | Yabuki Nako | Watanabe Akari
Team KIV Ishibashi Ibuki | Ichimura Airi | Unjo Hirona | Kawahira Hijiri | Shimono Yuki | Takemoto Kurumi | Tanaka Iori | Jitoe Nene | Nagano Miyabi | Baba Sayaka | Fuchigami Mai | Motomura Aoi (Captain)
Team TII Aramaki Misaki | Imamura Maria | Oda Ayaka | Kurihara Sae | Goto Hinano | Sakai Moeka | Sakamoto Erena | Seki Ai | Takeda Tomoka | Hokazono Hazuki (Co-Captain) | Matsuoka Hana | Matsumoto Hinata | Miyazaki Sono | Murakawa Bibian | Yamauchi Yuna | Yamashita Emiri (Captain)
Kenkyuusei Ikuno Rina | Izawa Miyu | Ishimatsu Yuina | Ihara Hanna | Eguchi Kokoha | Ouchi Rinka | Oba Risaki | Kawashima Yuna | Kitagawa Hiiro | Shibui Mina | Tachibana Kokoro | Fukui Karen | Fujino Kokoha | Matsumoto Urara | Mogami Nanaka | Morisaki Saaya | Yasui Hina | Yanase Reia
Former Members
Team H Komori Yui | Sugamoto Yuko | Taniguchi Airi | Umemoto Izumi | Anai Chihiro | Wakatabe Haruka | Okamoto Naoko | Inoue Yuriya | Ui Mashiro | Yamada Marina | Yamamoto Mao | Sashihara Rino | Kodama Haruka | Komada Hiroka | Tanaka Natsumi | Kamijima Kaede | Ueno Haruka | Tashima Meru | Mizukami Rimika
Team KIV Kusaba Manami | Goto Izumi | Ito Raira | Okada Kanna | Ota Aika | Tanaka Yuka | Tomiyoshi Asuka | Iwahana Shino | Ueki Nao | Tomonaga Mio | Fukagawa Maiko | Moriyasu Madoka | Miyawaki Sakura | Murashige Anna | Kumazawa Serina | Imada Mina
Team TII Tsutsui Riko | Matsuda Yumi | Tsukiashi Amane | Shimizu Rio
Kenkyuusei Eto Sayaka | Nakanishi Ayaka | Abe Kyoka | Otoshima Risa | Kudo Haruka | Ogawa Sana
Discography
Album 092
Singles 1. Suki! Suki! Skip! | 2. Melon Juice | 3. Sakura, Minna de Tabeta | 4. Hikaeme I love you! | 5. 12 Byou | 6. Shekarashika! | 7. 74 Okubun no 1 no Kimi e | 8. Saikou ka yo | 9. Bagutte Iijan | 10. Kiss wa Matsushikanai no Deshouka? | 11. Hayaokuri Calendar | 12. Ishi | 13. 3-2 | 14. Kimi to Doko ka e Ikitai
Other Songs Hatsukoi Butterfly | Wink wa Sankai | Otona Ressha | Make noise | Tomaranai Kanransha | Buttaoreru Made
Units & Other Groups
One-Shot Units Team Surprise | Team BS
Sister Groups AKB48 | SKE48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | NGT48 | STU48 | JKT48 | BNK48 | TPE48 | MNL48 | SNH48
Events
Sousenkyo 4th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 27th Single "Fan ga Erabu 64 Giseki"
5th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 32nd Single "Yume wa Hitori ja Mirarenai"
6th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 37th Single "Yume no Genzaichi ~Rival wa Doko da~"
7th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 41st Single
8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 45th Single
9th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 49 Single
Janken Taikai

3rd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 29th Single
4th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 34th Single
5th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - Solo Debut + 38th Single

Group Draft Meeting

AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2013
AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2015

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