Maeda Atsuko
前田敦子(まえだ あつこ)
Acchan 2017.jpg

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.png 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.png @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


Singles


Maeda Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Atsuko
   
   
Miyuki (Sister)
AKB48
Members
Team A

Iriyama Anna | Okabe Rin (Captain) | Okumoto Hinano | Oguri Yui | Kato Rena | Sato Minami | Shitao Miu | Shinozaki Ayana | Suzuki Kurumi | Taguchi Manaka | Chiba Erii | Nishikawa Rei | Maeda Ayaka | Michieda Saki | Miyazaki Miho | Mukaichi Mion | Yamane Suzuha | Yokoyama Yui | Yoshida Karen

Team K

Ichikawa Manami | Okada Rina | Oda Erina | Kuranoo Narumi | Kobayashi Ran | Komiyama Haruka (Captain) | Shimoguchi Hinana | Nagatomo Ayami | Hashimoto Haruna | Harumoto Yuki | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Minegishi Minami | Muto Orin | Muto Tomu | Mogi Shinobu | Yasuda Kana | Yamada Kyoka | Yumoto Ami | Yokoyama Yui

Team B

Iwatate Saho (Captain) | Otake Hitomi | Omori Maho | Oya Shizuka | Okuhara Hinako | Kashiwagi Yuki | Kawahara Misaki | Kitazawa Saki | Kubo Satone | Saito Haruna | Sasaki Yukari | Sato Akari | Shimizu Maria | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Hattori Yuna | Fukuoka Seina | Honda Hitomi | Yamabe Ayu | Yoshikawa Nanase

Team 4

Asai Nanami | Inagaki Kaori | Utada Hatsuka | Omori Miyuu | Okada Nana | Onishi Momoka | Kawamoto Saya | Gyouten Yurina | Kurosu Haruka | Sakaguchi Nagisa | Sato Kiara | Takaoka Kaoru | Takahashi Ayane | Takahashi Sayaka | Tatsuya Makiho | Tada Kyoka | Nagano Serika | Hama Sayuna | Hirano Hikaru | Ma Chia-Ling | Miyazato Rira | Murayama Yuiri (Captain) | Yamauchi Mizuki

Team 8

Hokkaido & Tohoku : Sakaguchi Nagisa | Yokoyama Yui | Nunoya Riru | Inoue Miyuu | Mitomo Mashiro | Sato Akari | Hasegawa Momoka | Kanto: Okabe Rin | Honda Hitomi | Shimizu Maria | Takahashi Ayane | Yoshikawa Nanase | Oguri Yui | Oda Erina | Shiobara Karin | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Chubu: Utada Hatsuka | Suzuki Yuka | Hattori Yuna | Matsumura Miku | Hashimoto Haruna | Sakagawa Hiyuka | Hirano Hikaru | Takahashi Sayaka | Kansai: Nagano Serika | | Fukutome Mitsuho | Onishi Momoka | Hama Sayuna | Chugoku & Shikoku: Tokunaga Remi | Okuhara Hinako | Kamachi Yukina | Okumoto Hinano | Shitao Miu | Harumoto Yuki | Gyoten Yurina | Takaoka Kaoru | Rissen Airi | Kyushu: Yoshida Karen | Kawahara Misaki | Onoue Mizuki | Kuranoo Narumi | Yamada Kyoka | Uemi Sorano | Fujizono Rei | Miyazato Rira

Kenkyuusei
Kenkyuusei

Homma Mai | Ishiwata Sena | Kuramoto Miyuu | Suenaga Yuzuki | Nagano Megumi | Furukawa Nazuna | Honda Sora | Yoshihashi Yuzuka

Discography
Indie Singles 1. Sakura no Hanabiratachi | 2. Skirt, Hirari
Major Singles 1. Aitakatta | 2. Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru | 3. Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou | 4. Bingo! | 5. Boku no Taiyou | 6. Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka? | 7. Romance, Irane | 8. Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008 | 9. Baby! Baby! Baby! | 10. Oogoe Diamond | 11. 10nen Zakura | 12. Namida Surprise! | 13. Iiwake Maybe | 14. RIVER | 15. Sakura no Shiori | 16. Ponytail to Shushu | 17. Heavy Rotation | 18. Beginner | 19. Chance no Junban | 20. Sakura no Ki ni Narou | 21. Everyday, Katyusha | 22. Flying Get | 23. Kaze wa Fuiteiru | 24. Ue Kara Mariko | 25. GIVE ME FIVE! | 26. Manatsu no Sounds Good! | 27. Gingham Check | 28. UZA | 29. Eien Pressure | 30. So long! | 31. Sayonara Crawl | 32. Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | 33. Heart Ereki | 34. Suzukake Nanchara | 35. Mae Shika Mukanee | 36. Labrador Retriever | 37. Kokoro no Placard | 38. Kibouteki Refrain | 39. Green Flash | 40. Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai | 41. Halloween Night | 42. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby | 43. Kimi wa Melody | 44. Tsubasa wa Iranai | 45. LOVE TRIP/Shiawase wo Wakenasai | 46. High Tension | 47. Shoot Sign | 48.Negaigoto no Mochigusare | 49. #SukiNanda | 50.11-gatsu no Anklet | 51. TBA
Best Albums 1. Set List ~Greatest Songs 2006-2007~ | 2. Kamikyokutachi | 3. Koko ni Ita Koto | 4. 1830m | 5. Tsugi no Ashiato | 6. Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! | 7. Zero to Ichi no Aida | 8. Thumbnail | 9. TBA
Stage Albums
Team A 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Dareka no Tame ni" | 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" | 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei" | 6th Stage "Mokugekisha" | 7th Stage "M'T. ni Sasagu"
Team K 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls" | 3rd Stage "Nonai Paradise" | 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru" | 5th Stage "Saka Agari" | 6th Stage "RESET"
Team B 1st Stage "Seishun Girls" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" | 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake" | 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Idol no Yoake"
Concerts
DVDs 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42
Filmography
Movies Densen Uta | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The Time Has Come
Dramas Majisuka Gakuen | Majisuka Gakuen 2 | Sakura Kara no Tegami | Majisuka Gakuen 3 | So Long! | Sailor Zombie | Majisuka Gakuen 4 | Majisuka Gakuen 5 | Cabasuka Gakuen | Crow's Blood | Tofu Pro Wrestling
Anime AKB0048
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 Matsui Sakiko (Piano) | Iwasa Misaki (Enka) | Watanabe Mayu | Kashiwagi Yuki | Takahashi Minami | Itano Tomomi | Sashihara Rino | Kuramochi Asuka (Gachi Uma 2) | Kasai Tomomi (Gachi Uma - Former member) | Maeda Atsuko (Former member) | Oshima Mai (Former member) | Hoshino Michiru (Former member) | Oku Manami (Former member) | Ohori Megumi (Former member) | Ono Erena (Former member) | Hayano Kaoru (Former member)
Units No Sleeves | Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 | French Kiss | Not yet | DiVA
One-Shot Units NO NAME | YM7 | YJ7 | Ojarumaru Sisters | Team KISHIN from AKB48 | Sukeban Girls | Team Dragon from AKB48 | Honegumi from AKB48 | ICE from AKB48 | Crayon Friends from AKB48 | AKBIdoling!!! | Queen & Elizabeth | Natto Angels | Natto Angels Z | Okashina Sisters | Team Z | BABY GAMBA | Mini Skirt | Porrima from AKB48 | Team Surprise | Team BS
Sister Groups SKE48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | HKT48 | JKT48 | TPE48 | SNH48
Rival Group Nogizaka46
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