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Kosaka Nao
小坂菜緒(こさか なお)
2021 Kimi Shika Katan Kosaka Nao.jpg
Kosaka Nao, Kimi Shika Katan - 2021
Information
Nickname Kosakana (こさかな?)
Birthdate September 7, 2002 (2002-09-07) (age 19)
Birthplace Osaka, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Virgo.png Virgo
Height 159cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2017-present
(5 Years)
Agency Seed & Flower
Group Hinatazaka46
Generation 2nd Generation
Associated Acts Hinatazaka46
Hiragana Keyakizaka46
Blog Official Blog

Kosaka Nao is a member of Hinatazaka46's 2nd Generation. She is a "Seventeen" exclusive model.

History

Single Participation

Hinatazaka46 A-Sides

Hinatazaka46 B-Sides

Keyakizaka46 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Album Participation

Hinatazaka46 Albums

Keyakizaka46 Albums

Photobooks

  • [2021.06.29] Kimi wa Dare?

Media Appearance

Stage Plays

Variety Shows

  • Keyaki tte, Kakenai?
  • Hiragana Oshi (2018 – 2019)
  • HINABINGO! (2019)
  • Hinatazaka de Aimashou (日向坂で会いましょう) (2019 - )
  • Hinatazaka46 desu. Chotto Ii Desu Ka? (日向坂46です。ちょっといいですか?) (2020 - )

Dramas

  • DASADA (2020)

Radio

  • Hinatazaka46 no All Night Nippon 0(ZERO) (2019 – )

Trivia

  • Her audition SHOWROOM number was #25
  • Admired Members: Nishino Nanase
  • Favorite Foods: Hamburger steat
  • Favorite Artist: Sumika and GReeeeN
  • Favorite Animal: Dog
  • Best School Subject: Science
  • Hobbies: Watching anime and reading novels, particularly ones that have been made into movies
  • Charm point: Long eyelashes
  • Special skills: Volleyball (blocker), abacus, mental math
  • Catchphrase: I'll run up Osaka, Kosaka, Hintazaka, all three-zaka with all my might!" (大阪、小坂、日向坂、三本坂を全力で駆け上ります! Osaka, Kosaka, Hinatazaka, mihonzaka wo zenryoku de kake noborimasu)
  • Has an older brother who also likes Keyakizaka46
  • Starred in Thinking Dogs' music video "Spiral"
  • First member across all 48 and 46 groups who became a group's overall center despite not being part of its first generation.
  • Her nickname (Kosakana) is her name without the 'o' in the end, but also means 'little fish.'
  • Known to be a big fan of reptiles and dinosaurs. The Instagram account created to promote her first photobook was called "Kosakanatops", a portmanteau of "Kosakana" and "Triceratops"
  • Has a calm personality
  • Before it was announced who the hosts of Hiragana Oshi would be, the members were asked who they wanted to have as host. Nao was the only member to choose Audrey, the comedy duo who was eventually selected. Her reason was "they are good at talking, so I thought it was sure to be fun if we had them as MC."
    • For this reason she has been nominated as co-host Wakabayashi Masayasu's favorite member
  • Ranked first in the Lucky Girl Ranking 2019 on Hiragana Oshi.
  • Close friends with Kamimura Hinano. On a segment on HINABINGO!, chose Hinano as her ideal little sister and Hinano chose her as her ideal big sister.
  • On June 26, 2021, it was announced that she would suspend her activities with the group due to bad health.
  • Is currently on hiatus since June 26, 2021 for health reasons.


Gallery

Hinatazaka46
Members
1st Gen

Ushio Sarina | Kageyama Yuka | Kato Shiho | Saito Kyoko | Sasaki Kumi | Sasaki Mirei | Takase Mana | Takamoto Ayaka | Higashimura Mei

2nd Gen

Kanemura Miku | Kawata Hina | Kosaka Nao | Tomita Suzuka | Nibu Akari | Hamagishi Hiyori | Matsuda Konoka | Miyata Manamo | Watanabe Miho

3rd Gen

Kamimura Hinano | Takahashi Mikuni | Morimoto Mari | Yamaguchi Haruyo

Former Members
1st Gen

Kakizaki Memi | Iguchi Mao

Discography
Singles

1. Kyun | 2. Doremisolasido | 3. Konna ni Suki ni Natchatte Ii no? | 4. Sonna Koto Nai yo | 5. Kimi Shika Katan

Albums

1. Hashiridasu Shunkan | 2. Hinatazaka

Others
Sakamichi Series

Nogizaka46 | Sakurazaka46 | Yoshimotozaka46

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