Natori Wakana
名取稚菜(なとり わかな)
AKB48 Natori Wakana 2015
Natori Wakana, 2015
Nickname Wakanyan (わかにゃん?)
Wakanichan (わかにちゃん?)
Birthdate June 7, 1995 (1995-06-07) (age 25)
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Gemini Gemini
Height 155cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2010-2016
(5 Years 7 Months)
Agency **
group AKB48
Team Former Team 4
Generation AKB48 11th Generation
Associated Acts AKB48
SNS Instagram @natori_wakana
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Graduated February, 2016

Natori Wakana was a member of AKB48's Team 4.


Shiawase wo hakobu 4tsu no ekubo. Anata ni shiawase wo todokimasu, Wakanyan koto Natori Wakana desu.
(I carry happiness with my four dimples. Your deliver of happiness, Natori Wakana, known as Wakanyan.)
25-sai no Wakanichan koto Natori Wakana desu
(25 years old Wakanichan, Natori Wakana)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Election

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS4 (Theater no Megami)
Yokaze no Shiwaza
Team B Waiting Stage
Kimi no C/W (Under)
B3 (Pajama Drive)
Pajama Drive (Revival) (Under)
Temodemo no Namida (Revival) (Under)
SS1 (Eve wa Adam no Abarabone)
Heart Gata Virus
Kimi Dake ni Chu! Chu! Chu!

Concert Units

AKB48 First Dome Concert "Yossha~Ikuzo~! in Seibu Dome"

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

AKB48 8th Anniversary

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

AKB48 x JKT48 Concert "Bergandengan Tangan Bersama Kakak"

AKB48 Manatsu no Tandoku Concert in SSA 〜Kawaei-san no Koto ga Suki Deshita〜

Media Appearances


Variety Shows


  • Audition Song: Itsu no Hi ni ka (Shimatani Hitomi)
  • Charm point: Dimples, mole at the top of her lips
  • Hobbies: Collecting things that smell good
  • Favorite body part: Collarbone and wrist
  • Favorite AKB48 song: Suki Suki Suki, Inseki no Kakuritsu
  • Favorite animals: Dog, lion, rabbit
    • Has a dog and had a rabbit called Lionrabbit
  • Favorite brand: Choosy Chuu
  • Favorite colors: White, pink, light purple, yellow
  • Favorite drink: Cocoa, jasmine tea
  • Favorite food: Motsunabe, umatoge, tartare
  • Least favorite food: Carrot, kidney beans, coriander
  • Favorite numbers: 3, 8
  • Favorite sport: Tennis
  • Favorite word: 「癒される」 (iyasareru, healing)
  • Future ambition: Actress
  • Former member of Light Music Club
  • Known for her singing ability
  • Often did gravure shoots
  • Her special skill is plate spinning
    • Her B Garden line reads: "My femininity is strong / But my special skill is plate spinning"
  • She said since she joined AKB48, she never had a calm birthday because it's very close to Senbatsu Election
  • Because of the size of her chest, fans often call her "Wakappai" (Wakana + Oppai)
  • She's known as a "hetare character" (doesn't do anything)
    • In Nemousu Terebi the girls were visiting the Yakushima Jomon and she often said "I can't do it" and "my foot hurts" like these were her favorite phrases. Because of this, the others named her as "the member who most likely pulls her leg". She later said, she doesn't do any exercises and hates walking
  • According to the members, she comes from a rich family


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