Matsumura Kaori
松村香織(まつむら かおり)
Matsumura Kaori SKE48 2019-2
Matsumura Kaori, 2019
Nickname Kaotan (かおたん?)
Birthdate January 17, 1990 (1990-01-17) (age 30)
Birthplace Saitama, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Capricorn Capricorn
Height 156cm
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol, Actress
Years Active 2009-2019
(9 Monts 5 Months)
Agency **
group SKE48
Team Former Team KII
Generation SKE48 3rd Generation
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Instagram @kaotan_0117
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Graduated April, 2019
Matsumura Kaori was a member of SKE48's Team KII.


今日もあなたに。 あなたに。 萌えをデリバリー 萌え萌えきゅーん
Kyou mo anata ni. Anata ni. Moe wo DERIBARII moe moe kyuun
(To you today. To you. Cute delivery, cute cute strike to heart)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Solo Singles

Singles Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

SKE48 Sub-Unit B-Sides

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

SKE48 Albums

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS2 (Aitakatta)
Namida no Shounan
Koi no PLAN
Nagisa no CHERRY (New Units)
Rio no Kakumei (New Units)
RS3 (Seifuku no Me)
RS4 (Upcoming Stage Natsu)
Wagamama na Nagareboshi
Hanabi wa Owaranai
Kamoku na Tsuki
KII5 (0Start)
Kimi ni Tsuite

Concert Units

SKE48 Densetsu, Hajimaru

AKB48 Group Kenkyuusei Concert ~Oshimen Hayai Mono Gachi~

SKE48 National Tour

Kobe World Hall
Yokohama Arena

Unit Matsuri 2014

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

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


  • [2015.09.29] Mushusei (無修正)

Media Appearances

Variety Shows



  • Hobbies: Cooking, surfing the Internet, training in the gym, touring ramen restaurants, giving "likes" on Twitter, betting on horse races (though she doesn't have luck)
  • Favorite food: Sushi, ramen, yakiniku, protein supplements, enzyme-activated brown rice, egg tart, ice cream
  • Favorite word: Senbatsu
  • Special skills: 320kg leg press, shooting videos
  • Future ambition: Variety talent
  • Member of Art Club, Cooking Club, Driving Club and Marathon Club
    • As of March 2018 she is the oldest member of the 48/46 Group franchise
    • She doesn't say her real age, telling she is "forever 17 years old"
  • She decided to remain a Kenkyuusei until she was promoted on March 26, 2015, being known as "Lifetime Honorary Kenkyuusei" (終身名誉研究生, Shuushin Meiyo Kenkyuusei)
  • Was popular on Google+ for keeping a video blog, which included interviews with other members and backstage footage from concerts
  • Often challenges fans on handshake events to see if they are "true fans"
  • One of the 50 winners of the Young Jump Gravure Competition
  • Is one of three SKE48 Members to become the DDT Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion (A Comedic Championship from the Pro Wrestling Organization DDT Pro-Wrestling). The other ones being Akari Suda and Yuki Arai.
  • Shares the same surname as Nogizaka46 member Matsumura Sayuri and NMB48 Kenkyuusei Matsumura Megumi.
  • Shares the same name as former Morning Musume Leader and Member Iida Kaori.
  • Certified as Saitama PRIDE Ambassador to promoting Tokyo Olimpic 2020


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