Matsumura Kaori
2018 SKE48 Matsumura Kaori
Matsumura Kaori, 2018
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
B-W-H 80-60-88cm
Shoe Size 24.5cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol, Actress
Years Active 2009-present
(10 years)
(9 years in SKE48)
Agency Zest Inc.
Group SKE48
Team Team KII
Generation 3rd Generation SKE48
Associated Acts SKE48, AKB48
SNS KaoriMatsumura (SKE48 Official YouTube)
12px-Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.jpg @kaotan_0117
Instagram @kaotan_0117
Google+ 15px-Google_plus_icon.svg.jpg +松村香織
Graduated April, 2019
"To you today. To you. Cute Delivery, Cute Cute Strike to Heart"
―Matsumura Kaori(src)

Matsumura Kaori was a member of SKE48's Team KII.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Solo Singles

Discography Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

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

SKE48 Oya Masana Graduation Concert in Nippon Gaishi Hall ~Minna Minna Arigatou!~


Media Appearances

Variety Shows



  • Hobbies: Cooking, going on the internet, making videos, betting on horse races
  • Special skills: Producing videos
  • Favorite food: Sushi
  • Future ambition: Variety talent
  • Member of Art Club, Cooking Club and Driving Club
  • Oldest member in SKE48
    • As of April 2017 she is the oldest member of the 48/46 Group franchise
  • One of the 50 winners of the Young Jump Gravure Competition
  • She doesn't say her real age, telling she is "forever 17 years old"
  • Often challenge fans on handshake events to see if they are "true fans"
  • Is popular on Google+ for keeping a video blog, which includes interviews with other members and backstage footage from concerts
  • 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.
  • She decided to remain a Kenkyuusei for the rest of her career on SKE48, and was known as "Shushin Meiyo Kenkyuusei" (終身名誉研究生, Honorary Lifetime Kenkyuusei) until she was promoted on March 26, 2015
  • Certified as Saitama PRIDE Ambassador to promoting Tokyo Olimpic 2020


Honorary Titles

Honorary titles

Preceded by

AKB48 Group Kenkyuusei Captain
April 13, 2013 (SKE48 Team Shuffle) to March 26, 2015

Succeeded by

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