Hori Mina
AKB48 HoriMina Debut
Hori Mina, 2006
Nickname Mina (みな?)
Former Stage Name Minatsu (聖夏/みなつ?)
Birthdate July 14, 1993 (1993-07-14) (age 26)
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Cancer Cancer
Height 162cm
B-W-H 80-62-80cm[1]
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol, Actress
Years Active 2004-present
(15 years; 2 weeks in AKB48)
group AKB48
Team AKB48 Graduates
Generation 3rd Generation AKB48
Associated Acts AKB48
Graduated December 19, 2006

Hori Mina (堀江聖夏?) was an AKB48 3rd Generation Candidate. In 2006, before joining AKB48, she had a DVD debut under the name Minatsu (聖夏?).


  • Auditioned for the idol group Morning Musume during the Morning Musume Happy 8ki Audition in July 2006, using her real name.
    • She passed the original screening, but was ultimately rejected.
  • Passed AKB48's 3rd Generation audition and was introduced with the other members in December 2006, but left after two weeks in the group.
    • The 3rd Generation members had their official theater debut several months later (April 8, 2007).
  • Debuted in a musical theater performance called La Brise α ~Arigatou no Uta~ in December 2009.
  • Shares the same surname (in romaji) and a similar first name with 2nd Generation Nogizaka46 member Hori Miona.

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  1. Measurements recorded 2004, early in her career, before joining AKB48. Her height at that time was 157cm.
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