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Ikuta Erika was a member of Nogizaka46's 1st Generation. She is currently a soloist affiliated with Ohta Pro, and active as duo "Hamaiku" with Hamaie Ryuichi.

History[]

  • 2011.08.21 - Joined Nogizaka46 1st Generation
  • 2021.12.31 - Graduated from Nogizaka46 (Announcement: October 25, 2021 | Graduation Ceremony: December 15, 2021 at Yokohama Arena)

Singles Participation[]

Nogizaka46 A-Sides[]

Nogizaka46 B-Sides[]

AKB48 B-Sides[]

Other Original Songs[]

Albums Participation[]

Nogizaka46 Albums[]

Solo Songs[]

Solo Discography[]

Single[]

  • [2024.03.06] Laundry
  • [2024.04.03] No one compares

Album[]

  • [2024.04.10] capriccioso

Featured[]

  • [2023.10.30] This Wish (From "Wish")
  • [2023.11.28] Welcome To Rosas (From "Wish"/Soundtrack Version)
  • [2023.11.28] At All Costs (From "Wish"/Soundtrack Version)
  • [2023.11.28] I'm A Star (From "Wish"/Soundtrack Version)
  • [2023.11.28] Knowing What I Know Now (From "Wish"/Soundtrack Version)
  • [2023.11.28] This Wish (Reprise) (From "Wish"/Soundtrack Version)

Photobooks[]

  • [2016.01.21] Tenchou
  • [2019.01.22] Intermission
  • [2021.12.14] Canon

Media Appearances[]

Stage Plays[]

  • Coco Smile: Asu e no Rock 'n' Roll (2007) - Coco
  • Heidi (2009) - Clara Sesemann
  • Rainbow Prelude (2014-2015) - Louise
  • Ribbon no Kishi (リボンの騎士) (2015) - Princess Sapphire
  • Roméo et Juliette (ロミオ&ジュリエット) (2017-2019) - Juliette
  • Les Misérables (レ・ミゼラブル) - Cosette (2017-2019), Éponine (2021), Fantine (2024-2025)
  • Mozart! (モーツァルト!) (2018) - Constanze
  • Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (2019) - Natasha Rostova
  • Beautiful Woman -A Woman Who Has Met With God- (キレイ―神様と待ち合わせした女―) (2019-2020) - Kegare
  • Whistle Down the Wind (ホイッスル・ダウン・ザ・ウィンド ~汚れなき瞳~) (2020) - Swallow
  • Your Lie in April (四月は君の嘘) (2020-2022) - Kaori Miyazono
  • Mean Girls (2023) - Cady Heron
  • Gypsy (2023) - Louise

Movies[]

  • Beginning of Toilet no Hanako-san (ビギニング オブ トイレの花子さん) (2011)
  • Chounouryoku Kenkyubu no 3 Nin (超能力研究部の3人) (2014)
  • Asahinagu (あさひなぐ) (2017)
  • The Confidence Man JP: Episode of the Hero (コンフィデンスマンJP 英雄編) (2022)
  • Dr. Koto Shinryojo 2022 (Dr.コトー診療所2022) (2022)
  • Disney's Wish (2023) - Asha
  • Disney's Once Upon A Studio (2023) - Asha

Dramas[]

  • Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖) (2013)
  • Umi no Ue no Shinryoujo (海の上の診療所) (2013)
  • Zannen na Otto (残念な夫。) (2015)
  • Hatsumori Bemars (初森ベマーズ ) (2015)
  • Kakegurui Twin (賭ケグルイ 双-ツイン-) (2021)
  • Kindaichi Case Files (金田一少年の事件簿) (2022)
  • Kocchi Muite yo, Mukai-kun (2023)

Variety Shows[]

Radio Shows[]

  • Volkswagen DRIVING WITH YOU (2024)


Trivia[]

  • Audition Song: Star (aiko)
  • Charm point: Eyes
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, watching variety shows
  • Favorite food: Udon, apples, chocolates
  • Least favorite food: Wasabi, spicy food
  • Special skills: Piano, singing opera, calligraphy, alto horn, ballet
  • Lightstick Color: Yellow and Yellow.
    • Very talented piano player: represented Tokyo in a national competition
  • Lived in Germany until she was 5 years old
  • Has an elder sister
  • Is very bad at cooking
  • Acted in the horror movie "Beginning of Toilet no Hanako-san" before joining Nogizaka46
    • She was credited as Ikegami Kai (池上花衣)
  • Voice actress of Rue in the Japanese dub of "The Hunger Games" and Asha in the Japanese dub of "Wish"
  • Her favorite musical is Les Misérables, and was able to star in four runs of the musical in the roles of Cosette, then Éponine and later as Fantine, making her the second actress in Japan to play both Cosette, Éponine and Fantine in the musical "Les Misérables", the first actress to do so was Chinen Rina.
  • Sometimes thinks about philosophical topics, and will always tend to ask other members until she gets the answer she wants
  • Went on hiatus shortly before the release of Natsu no Free & Easy to focus on her studies. She returned for the following single release (Nandome no Aozora ka) in which she was center.
  • Has collaborated with Watanabe Mayu in the 3rd AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen with the song Kimi no Na wa Kibou, where she played the piano
  • Akimoto Yasushi commented that she is similar to Maeda Atsuko.
  • Her 2-shot with Morning Musume member Ikuta Erina during FNS The Live 2015 caught the fans' attention. Even the two members themselves noticed it.
  • In April 2019, she was one of the recipients of the 44th Kazuo Kikuta Theatre Awards and won an award for her roles as Constanze in Mozart! and Natasha in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.
  • In the Aitakatta Kamoshirenai PV, she played the role that Oshima Yuko portrayed in AKB48's own Aitakatta PV.
  • Shares the same last name and the second kanji character in her name with Morning Musume member Ikuta Erina.

Gallery[]

Nogizaka46
Members
3rd Gen Ito Riria | Iwamoto Renka | Umezawa Minami (Captain) | Kubo Shiori | Sato Kaede | Nakamura Reno | Mukai Hazuki | Yoshida Ayano Christie | Yoda Yuki
4th Gen Endo Sakura | Kaki Haruka | Kakehashi Sayaka | Kanagawa Saya | Kuromi Haruka | Sato Rika | Shibata Yuna | Tamura Mayu | Tsutsui Ayame | Hayashi Runa | Matsuo Miyu | Yakubo Mio | Yumiki Nao
5th Gen Ioki Mao | Ikeda Teresa | Ichinose Miku | Inoue Nagi | Okamoto Hina | Ogawa Aya | Okuda Iroha | Kawasaki Sakura | Sugawara Satsuki | Tomisato Nao | Nakanishi Aruno
Former Members
1st Gen Yamamoto Honoka | Yoshimoto Ayaka | Iwase Yumiko | Ando Mikumo | Kashiwa Yukina | Miyazawa Seira | Ichiki Rena | Ito Nene | Yamato Rina | Hatanaka Seira | Nagashima Seira | Fukagawa Mai | Hashimoto Nanami | Ito Marika | Nakamoto Himeka | Kawamura Mahiro | Ikoma Rina | Saito Chiharu | Wakatsuki Yumi | Noujo Ami | Kawago Hina | Nishino Nanase | Eto Misa | Saito Yuri | Sakurai Reika | Inoue Sayuri | Nakada Kana | Shiraishi Mai | Matsumura Sayuri | Takayama Kazumi | Ikuta Erika | Hoshino Minami | Higuchi Hina | Wada Maaya | Saito Asuka | Akimoto Manatsu
2nd Gen Nishikawa Nanami | Yada Risako | Yonetoku Kyoka | Sagara Iori | Ito Karin | Sasaki Kotoko | Hori Miona | Ito Junna | Watanabe Miria | Terada Ranze | Shinuchi Mai | Kitano Hinako | Yamazaki Rena | Suzuki Ayane
3rd Gen Ozono Momoko | Yamashita Mizuki | Sakaguchi Tamami
4th Gen Kitagawa Yuri | Hayakawa Seira | Seimiya Rei
Discography
Singles 1. Guru Guru Curtain | 2. Oide Shampoo | 3. Hashire! Bicycle | 4. Seifuku no Mannequin | 5. Kimi no Na wa Kibou | 6. Girl's Rule | 7. Barrette | 8. Kidzuitara Kataomoi | 9. Natsu no Free & Easy | 10. Nandome no Aozora ka? | 11. Inochi wa Utsukushii | 12. Taiyou Knock | 13. Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru | 14. Harujion ga Sakukoro | 15. Hadashi de Summer | 16. Sayonara no Imi | 17. Influencer | 18. Nigemizu | 19. Itsuka Dekirukara Kyou Dekiru | 20. Synchronicity | 21. Jikochuu de Ikou! | 22. Kaerimichi wa Toomawari Shitaku Naru | 23. Sing Out! | 24. Yoakemade Tsuyogaranakutemoii | 25. Shiawase no Hogosyoku | 26. Boku wa Boku wo Suki ni Naru | 27. Gomen ne Fingers crossed | 28. Kimi ni Shikarareta | 29. Actually... | 30. Suki to Iu no wa Rock daze! | 31. Koko ni wa Nai Mono | 32. Hito wa Yume wo Nido Miru | 33. Ohitorisama Tengoku | 34. Monopoly | 35. Chance wa Byoudou | 36. Cheat Day
Albums 1. Toumeinairo | 2. Sorezore no Isu | 3. Umaretekara Hajimete Mita Yume | 4. Ima ga Omoide ni Naru Made
Under Members Albums 1. Boku Dake no Kimi ~Under Super Best~
Best Of Albums 1. Time flies
Other Songs 1. Dai Kirai Na Hazu Datta | 2. Yukkuri to Sakuhana | 3. Sekaijuu no Rinjin yo | 4. Route 246
Others
Sakamichi Series

Sakurazaka46 | Hinatazaka46 | Yoshimotozaka46

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