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Maeda Atsuko
前田敦子(まえだ あつこ)
Acchan 2017
Maeda Atsuko, 2017
Information
Nickname Acchan (あっちゃん?)
Birthdate July 10, 1991 (1991-07-10) (age 29)
Birthplace Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Cancer Cancer
Height 161cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2005-2012
(6 Years 10 Months)
Agency Ohta Pro
group AKB48
Team Former Team A
Generation 1st Generation
Associated Acts AKB48
SNS Official Site
12px-Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.jpg @Atsuko_100
Instagram @atsuko_maeda_official
Graduated August, 2012

Maeda Atsuko was a member of AKB48's Team A

Catchphrase

こんばんは。前田敦子です
Konbanwa. Maeda Atsuko desu
(Good evening. I'm Maeda Atsuko)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Election

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Solo discography

Singles

  1. [2011.06.22] Flower
  2. [2012.06.20] Kimi wa Boku da (君は僕だ)
  3. [2013.09.18] Time Machine Nante Iranai (タイムマシンなんていらない)
  4. [2014.03.05] Seventh Chord (セブンスコード)

Albums

  1. [2016.06.22] Selfish

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Songs

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums

Units

AKBIdoling!!!

Team Dragon from AKB48

Stage Units

A1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Skirt, Hirari
Hoshi no Ondo (2nd Unit)
A2 (Aitakatta)
Nageki no Figure
Nagisa no CHERRY
Senaka Kara Dakishimete
Rio no Kakumei
A3 (Dareka no Tame ni)
Nage Kiss de Uchi Otose!
Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru
A4 (Tadaima Renaichuu)
7ji 12fun no Hatsukoi
Himawarigumi 1 (Boku no Taiyou)
Idol Nante Yobanaide
Himawarigumi 2 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)
Hajimete no Jelly Beans
A5 (Renai Kinshi Jourei)
Kuroi Tenshi
A6 (Mokugekisha)
Ude wo Kunde
Team Surprise 1st Stage (Juuryoku Sympathy)
Omoidasu Tabi ni Tsuraku Naru
Kinmokusei
Heart no Vector

Concert Units

AKB48 First Concert "Aitakatta ~Hashira wa Naize!~"

AKB48 Haru no Chotto dake Zenkoku Tour ~Madamada Daze AKB48!~

Live DVD wa Derudaroukedo, Yappari Iki ni Kagiruze! AKB48 Natsu Matsuri

AKB48 Masaka, Kono Concert no Ongen wa Ryuushutsushinai yo ne?

Nenwasure Kanshasai Shuffle Sumaze, AKB! SKE mo Yoroshiku ne

"Kami Kouen Yotei" AKB48 NHK Hall Concert 2009

AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri

Yokohama Arena 2010 'AKB48 Manseki Matsuri Kibou Sanpi Ryouron'

Surprise wa Arimasen

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena

AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~

Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

Solo Songs

Photobooks

  • [2009.01.23] Hai. (はいっ。)
  • [2010.02.25] Acchan (あっちゃん)
  • [2010.04.26] Maeda Atsuko (前田敦子)
  • [2010.06.07] ATSUKO
  • [2012.03.16] Bukiyou (不器用)
  • [2012.08.24] Acchan (Memorial Photobook) (あっちゃん)

Solo DVDs

  • [2009.02.14] Muboubi (無防備)

Media Appearances

Awards

  • 2011: Voce Beauty Awards 2011 Best Cosmetics Grand Prix - The Best Beauty of the Year
  • 2012: 35th Japan Academy Awards - Popularity Award - Actor/Actress for "Moshidora"
  • 2012: 21st Japan Movie Critics Circle - Best Newcomer for "Moshidora"
  • 2012: Japan's Foreign Film Importers and Distributers Association - Foreign Cinema’s Best Supporter
  • 2012: 4th Tama Film Awards - Best New and Upcoming Actress for "Kueki Ressha"
  • 2012: Vogue Japan Women of the Year
  • 2013: 22nd Japanese Film Professional Awards - Best Actress for "Kueki Ressha"

Movies

  • Ashita no Watashi no Tsukurikata (あしたの私のつくり方) (2007) - Hanada Hinako
  • Densen Uta (伝染歌) (2007)
  • Nasu Shounenki (那須少年記) (2008)
  • DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued "10 Nengo, Shoujo Tachi wa Ima no Jibun ni Nani o Omou Nodarou?" (2011)
  • Moshidora (もし高校野球の女子マネージャーがドラッカーの『マネジメント』を読んだら) (2011) - Kawashima Minami
  • Kueki Ressha (苦役列車) (2012) - Sakurai Yasuko
  • DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain Shoujo Tachi wa Namida no Ato ni Nani wo Miru? (2013)
  • 1905 (2013) (Production cancelled February 2013)
  • Kuroyuri Danchi (The Complex) (2013) - Ninomiya Asuka
  • Tamako in Moratorium (もらとりあむタマ子 Moratoriamu Tamako) (2013) - Sakai Tamako
  • Pikachu and Eevee Friends (2013) - Narrator
  • Seventh Code (2014) - Akiko
  • Eight Ranger 2 (2014) - Saigo Jun (weekly magazine reporter)
  • Kabukicho Love Hotel (さよなら歌舞伎町) (2015) - Saya
  • Initiation Love (イニシエーション・ラブ) (2015) - Mayu
  • Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)

Dramas

  • Swan no Baka! (スワンの馬鹿!) (2007)
  • Shiori to Shimiko no Kaiki Jikenbo (栞と紙魚子の怪奇事件簿) (2008)
  • Taiyou to Umi no Kyoushitsu (太陽と海の教室) (2008)
  • Majisuka Gakuen (マジスカ学園) (2010)
  • Ryomaden (2010)
  • Q10 (2010)
  • Sakura Kara no Tegami (桜からの手紙) (2011)
  • Hanazakari no Kimitachi e〜 Ikemen☆ Paradise〜 (花ざかりの君たちへ〜イケメン☆パラダイス〜) (2011)
  • Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジスカ学園2) (2011)
  • Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata ~Ending Planner~ (2012)
  • Kasuka na Kanojo (2013)
  • Asakiyumemishi (2013)
  • Kageri Yuku Natsu (翳りゆく夏) (2015)
  • Dokonjo Gaeru (ど根性ガエル) (2015)
  • Majisuka Gakuen 5 (マジスカ学園 5) (2015)
  • Yuriko's Barenaked Diary (毒島ゆり子のせきらら日記) (2016)
  • Gou Gou, the Cat 2: Good Good The Fortune (グーグーだって猫である2 -good good the fortune cat-) (2016)
  • Shuukatsu Kazoku: ~Kitto, Umaku Iku~ (就活家族~きっと、うまくいく~) (2017)
  • Inspector Zenigata: Crimson Investigation Files ( 銭形警部 真紅の捜査ファイル) (2017)
  • Izakaya Fuji (居酒屋ふじ) (2017)
  • The Public Enemy (民衆の敵) (2017)
  • Bye Bye Blackbird (バイバイ、ブラックバード) (2018)
  • The Confidence Man JP (2018)
  • Densetsu no Okaasan (伝説のお母さん) (2020)

Variety Shows

CM

Manga

Video Games

Trivia

  • Hobbies: Sleeping
  • Favorite kind of sushi: Shellfish
  • Favorite member: Takahashi Minami
  • Good friends with: Takahashi Minami (AtsuMina), Minegishi Minami, Shinoda Mariko
  • Future ambition: Actress
  • She was the second AKB48 member to debut as a soloist.
  • Former member of MINT, the winner unit of the AmebaPigg Unit Battle
  • Former member of Cooking Club and Driving Club
  • She was the center for most of AKB48 singles until her graduation (22 out of 27 single A-sides she participated in)
  • She was considered by many fans as the most popular member and the face/ace of AKB48
  • Since the beginning of AKB48, she, along with Team A captain Takahashi Minami, have been in the forefront of the group
  • Her younger sister's name is Miyuki
  • Describes herself as having no talents
  • Greatly admires Shibasaki Kou
    • Her audition song was Glitter by Shibasaki Kou.
  • The first CD she ever bought was LOVE Machine by Morning Musume
  • Has a Guinea Pig named Shokora, and a dog named Cocoa
  • Wears glasses, "but only when I'm at home"
  • Says she's bad at enunciation, so practices by just saying vowels
  • As seen on AKB 1ji 59fun!, she, along with Takahashi Minami, can't skip properly
  • Her first appearance in AKB 1ji 59fun! was in Episode 1, where she appeared as a life-sized cardboard cut-out of her with a sash which reads: "on leave, filming for a drama" (ドラマ収録のため欠席, Dorama shuuroku no tame kesseki). She was the first member to have a cardboard cut-out of herself up until AKBINGO!.
  • Is left-handed. But as revealed in one of AKBINGO!'s segments, she can write using her right hand.
  • She is a fan of Yomiuri Giants
  • Donated 1.25 million yen for charity to Green Cross International in 2009
  • In April 2015, she released a book called "Maeda Atsuko no Shicho Shitsu"
  • On May 18, 2010, she took a picture with Justin Bieber when they were filming for "Music Japan" and posted it on her blog.
  • She took a picture with Ke$ha, and with picture with Taylor Swift).
  • On March 2, 2011, she talked to Avril Lavigne and took a picture with her.
  • She makes a cameo appearance in the Aitakatta Kamoshirenai PV of Nogizaka46, briefly encountering Ikoma Rina who played the role that Acchan portrayed in their own Aitakatta PV. This made her the first AKB member to work with Nogizaka in a music video.
  • She was the only victim in AKBINGO!'s AKRangers segment to be covered in flour twice.
  • Said in an interview and in her blog that if she hasn't found her partner in the future, she'll want Takahashi Minami to live with her.
  • Her favorite Dragon Ball character is Son Gohan.
  • Her younger sister's name is Miyuki.
  • She has been the center in many of AKB48's A-side music videos (from Skirt, Hirari with Itano Tomomi and Takahashi Minami until Manatsu no Sounds Good! with Watanabe Mayu).
  • Her last appearance as a member of AKB48 was in Gingham Check's first PV and Yume no Kawa's PV. She later appeared in the music video of Kibouteki Refrain and Kimi wa Melody.
  • She can't stand spicy food. In the second episode of AKBINGO! Acchan had to retire from the episode after eating spicy chicken. It was too hot for her and she ended up crying in pain.
  • She is married to an actor Katsuji Ryo on July 30, 2018.
  • On March 4, 2019, she gave birth to a baby boy


Gallery

Slideshow

  • Maeda Atsuko, Nagisa no CHERRY Theater
  • Maeda Atsuko, Idol Nante Yobanaide in AKB48 Theater
  • Maeda Atsuko, Hajimete no Jelly Beans in AKB48 Theater
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kuroi Tenshi in AKB48 Theater
  • Maeda Atsuko, 1st Senbatsu Election Poster
  • Maeda Atsuko, 1st place in 1st Senbatsu Election
  • Maeda Atsuko, 2nd Senbatsu Election Poster
  • Maeda Atsuko, 2nd place in 2nd Senbatsu Election
  • Maeda Atsuko, 3rd Senbatsu Election Poster
  • Maeda Atsuko, 1st place in 3rd Senbatsu Election
  • Maeda Atsuko and Itano Tomomi, Kimi to Boku no Kankei, in Seibu Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko and Itano Tomomi, Kimi to Boku no Kankei, in Request Hour 2012
  • Maeda Atsuko announcing graduation from AKB
  • Maeda Atsuko, AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~
  • Maeda Atsuko, Hajimete no Jelly Beans in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko and Takahashi Minami, Omoide no Hotondo, in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko, Nagisa no CHERRY in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kuroi Tenshi in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko, Idol Nante Yobanaide in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko, Last concert with AKB48 in Tokyo Dome
  • Maeda Atsuko's Graduation from AKB on August 27, 2012
  • Maeda Atsuko removing her portrait from the AKB theater wall


Singles

  • Maeda Atsuko, Skirt, Hirari
  • Maeda Atsuko, Aitakatta
  • Maeda Atsuko, Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou
  • Maeda Atsuko, Romance, Irane
  • Maeda Atsuko, Baby! Baby! Baby!
  • Maeda Atsuko, Oogoe Diamond
  • Maeda Atsuko, Namida Surprise!
  • Maeda Atsuko, Iiwake Maybe
  • Maeda Atsuko, RIVER
  • Maeda Atsuko, Sakura no Shiori
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kamikyokutachi
  • Maeda Atsuko, Ponytail no Shushu
  • Maeda Atsuko, Heavy Rotation
  • Maeda Atsuko, Beginner
  • Maeda Atsuko, Chance no Junban
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kurumi to Dialogue
  • Maeda Atsuko, Yoyaku Shita Christmas
  • Maeda Atsuko, Sakura no Ki ni Narou
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kiss Made 100 Mile
  • Maeda Atsuko, Everyday, Katyusha
  • Maeda Atsuko, Korekara Wonderland
  • Maeda Atsuko, Koko ni Ita Koto
  • Maeda Atsuko, Flower
  • Maeda Atsuko, Flying Get
  • Maeda Atsuko, Ice no Kuchizuke
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kaze wa Fuiteiru
  • Maeda Atsuko, Rinjin wa Kizutsukanai
  • Maeda Atsuko, Noel no Yuro
  • Maeda Atsuko, GIVE ME FIVE!
  • Maeda Atsuko, Manatsu no Sounds Good!
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kimi wa Boku da
  • Maeda Atsuko, Juuryoku Sympathy
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kinmokusei
  • Maeda Atsuko, Omoidasu Tabi ni Tsuraku Naru
  • Maeda Atsuko, Tabidachi no Toki
  • Maeda Atsuko, AKB Festival
  • Maeda Atsuko, 1830m
  • Maeda Atsuko with Oshima Yuko, Gingham Check
  • Maeda Atsuko, Kimi ga Omotteru yori...
  • Maeda Atsuko, Heart no Vector
  • Maeda Atsuko, Time Machine Nante Iranai


Maeda Family Tree

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Atsuko
   
   
Miyuki (Sister)
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