Kitano Ruka
北野瑠華(きたの るか)
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Kitano Ruka, 2019
Information
Nickname Rukatin (るかてぃん?)
Kicchan (きっちゃん?)
Birthdate May 25, 1999 (1999-05-25) (age 21)
Birthplace Gifu, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Gemini.png Gemini
Height 158cm
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2013-present
(7 Years)
Agency Zest Inc.
Group SKE48
Team Team KII
Generation SKE48 6th Generation
Associated Acts SKE48
SNS Blog
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Kitano Ruka is the co-leader of SKE48's Team KII.

Catchphrase

Are you going to work hard today as well? (Work hard!!) I’ll present to you my husky and wonderful singing voice. I’m 21 years old Kitano Ruka, also known as Bold Kitano.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

SKE48 Albums

Units

Stage Units

RS2 (Aitakatta)
Nageki no Figure
Senaka Kara Dakishimete
Rio no Kakumei
RS3 (Seifuku no Me)
Onna no Ko no Dairokkan
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Usotsuki na Dachou (Revival)
KII5 (0Start)
Bye Bye Bye
SKE2 (Te wo Tsunaginagara)
Choco no Yukue
Wimbledon e Tsureteitte

Concert Units

AKB48 Group Kenkyuusei Concert ~Oshimen Hayai Mono Gachi~

SKE48 National Tour

Kobe World Hall
Yokohama Arena

SKE48 Zenkoku Tour ~Ki wa Juku Shita. Zenkoku e Ikou!~

Shizuoka

Minna, Nakunjaneezo. Miyazawa Sae Graduation Concert in Nippon Gaishi Hall

Trivia

  • Hobbies: Yosakoi, going to sleep, watching detective dramas
  • Favorite costume: Junjou Shugi
  • Favorite food: Donuts, takoyaki
  • Least favorite food: Spicy foods, eggplant
  • Favorite phrase: お前は選抜になれ! (Omae wa Senbatsu ni nare!; You, enter Senbatsu!)
  • Special skills: Impersonating other members, good calligraphy
  • Good friends with: Yamada Juna
  • Future ambition: Model
  • Light Stick Colors: 2 Yellow
  • Performed as an under for Team KII before any other 6th generation Kenkyuusei performed with teams
    • SKE48 had not begun performing with their post-2013 shuffle teams at that time. Therefore, Ruka performed with a team even before Azuma Rion, who was promoted to Team E two months before
  • One of the 50 winners of the Young Jump Gravure Competition
  • Appointed as Team KII co-leader from September 2, 2019.


Gallery

SKE48
Members
Team S Ishiguro Yuzuki | Inoue Ruka | Otani Yuuki | Kamimura Ayuka | Kitagawa Yoshino | Sakamoto Marin | Sugiyama Aika | Tsuzuki Rika | Nakamura Izumi | Nojima Kano | Nomura Miyo | Matsui Jurina | Matsumoto Chikako (Co-Leader) | Yamauchi Suzuran
Team KII Aoki Shiori | Arai Yuki | Ego Yuna | Oshiba Rinka | Ota Ayaka | Oba Mina (Leader) | Kataoka Narumi | Kitano Ruka (Co-Leader) | Shirai Kotono | Souda Sarina | Takayanagi Akane | Takeuchi Saki | Nakano Airi | Hidaka Yuzuki | Furuhata Nao | Mizuno Airi |
Team E Aikawa Honoka | Asai Yuka | Ida Reona | Kamata Natsuki | Kumazaki Haruka | Kurashima Ami | Saito Makiko | Sato Kaho | Shirayuki Kohaku | Suenaga Ouka | Sugawara Maya | Suda Akari (Leader) | Takahata Yuki | Nonogaki Miki | Tani Marika | Nishi Marina | Hirata Shiina | Fukai Negai | Fukushi Nao (Co-Leader)
Kenkyuusei Aoumi Hinano | Akahori Kimie | Arano Himeka | Ikeda Kaede | Ishikawa Kanon | Iriuchijima Sayaka | Ohashi Mako | Okamoto Ayaka | Kawashima Miharu | Shirai Yukino | Suzuki Ena | Suzuki Kokona | Takeuchi Nanami | Tanabe Mizuki | Nakasaka Miyu | Hirano Momona | Fujimoto Fuyuka
Discography
Singles 1. Tsuyokimono yo | 2. Aozora Kataomoi | 3. Gomen ne, SUMMER | 4. 1!2!3!4! YOROSHIKU! | 5. Banzai Venus | 6. Pareo wa Emerald | 7. Okey-Dokey | 8. Kataomoi Finally | 9. Aishiteraburu! | 10. Kiss Datte Hidarikiki | 11. Choco no Dorei | 12. Utsukushii Inazuma | 13. Sansei Kawaii! | 14. Mirai to wa? | 15. Bukiyou Taiyou | 16. 12-gatsu no Kangaroo | 17. Coquettish Juutai Chuu | 18. Maenomeri | 19. Chicken LINE | 20. Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai | 21. Igai ni Mango | 22. Muishiki no Iro | 23. Ikinari Punch Line | 24. Stand by you | 25. FRUSTRATION
Albums 1. Kono Hi no Chime wo Wasurenai | Kakumei no Oka
Stage Albums
Team S 2nd Stage "Te wo Tsunaginagara" | 3rd Stage "Seifuku no Me" | 4th Stage "RESET"
Team KII 1st Stage "Aitakatta" | 2nd Stage "Te wo Tsunaginagara" | 3rd Stage "Ramune no Nomikata" | 4th Stage "Theater no Megami"
Team E 1st Stage "Pajama Drive" | 2nd Stage "Saka Akari" | 3rd Stage Boku no Taiyou | 5th Stage "SKE Festival"
Concerts
DVDs 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18
Events
Sousenkyo 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 13th Single "Kamisama ni Chikatte Gachi Desu"
2nd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 17th Single "Kaasan ni Chikatte, Gachi Desu"
3rd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 22nd Single "Kotoshi mo Gachi Desu"
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

1st Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 19th Single
2nd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 24th Single
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

Units & Other Groups
Soloists Matsumura Kaori | Matsushita Yui (Former Member)
One-Shot Units NO NAME | Sukeban Girls | ICE from AKB48 | AKBIdoling!!! | Team Z | Team Surprise | Team BS
Sister Groups AKB48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | HKT48 | NGT48 | STU48 | JKT48 | BNK48 | MNL48 | TPE48 | SNH48
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