Nakai Rika
中井りか(なかい りか)
2019 Christmas NGT48 Nakai Rika
Nakai Rika, Christmas 2019
Nickname Rikachan (りかちゃん?)
Rikatan (りかたん?)
Birthdate August 23, 1997 (1997-08-23) (age 22)
Birthplace Toyama City, Toyama, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Virgo Virgo
Height 156cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2015-present
(4 years)
Agency Ohta Pro
Group NGT48
Team 1st Generation
Generation 1st Generation NGT48
Associated Acts NGT48
Blog Instagram @rika___n24x
12px-Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.jpg @rika_nakai823

Nakai Rika is a member of NGT48 1st Generation.


Anata no Ohime-sama wa~? (Yappa, Rikacha~n) Oshihen Kinshi wa Zettai Meirei! "Rikachan" koto Toyama-ken Shusshin, 22-sai, Nakai Rika desu!
(Who's your princess~? (It's Rikachan after all~) Banned from oshihenning is a command! I'm Nakai Rika, 19 years old, from Toyama, also known as Rikachan!)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

NGT48 A-Sides

NGT48 B-Sides

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

NIII1 (PARTY ga Hajimeru yo)
Skirt, Hirari (Center)
NIII2 (Pajama Drive)
Tenshi no Shippo (1st Unit)
Junjou Shugi (Center) (2nd Unit)
NIII3 (Hokori no Oka)
Hidari no Ude de Tsuresatte (Center)
G1 (Saka Agari)
Dakishimeraretara (Center)
NGT1 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)
Tonari no Banana

Concert Units

Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

Media Appearances


  1. Kitoqun Traveler with T (2019)


  • Charm Point: Mole at the side of her eye
  • Hobbies: Singing, Make-up, Observing people
  • Special skill: Make-up, Singing, Drawing
  • Favorite food: Her mom's omelet
  • Favorite words: "Courage and charm."
  • Strengths: Dislikes losing
  • Weaknesses: Gets nervous easily, is egoistic, is negative
  • One-line message: "I never lose sight of the people who cheer for me!!♥ I will do my best to give everyone smiles and cheerfulness!!"
  • Is close to Nakamura Ayuka (AbuKona)
  • Formerly known for being a "fisher" at handshake events
  • Is known for being sharp-tongued
  • Ranked #1 at AKB48 8th Senbatsu Election and AKB48 10th Senbatsu Election collaboration with Showroom.
  • Loves Watanabe Miyuki
  • Wants to be an idol who is loved by many people
  • Dislikes grilled fish
  • Likes the words "Courage and Amiability" (度胸と愛嬌)
  • She has taken pictures with Ange☆Reve member Sasaki Rika in Tokyo Idol Festival in 2016 and 2017
  • According to Idol College members Sato Haruna, Ishizuka Shioka and Tozawa Mai, she has YOZORA stored in her smartphone


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