Ota Riona
2018 NMB48 Ota Riona
Ota Riona, 2018
Nickname Riochan (りいちゃん?)

Yako (やこ?)[1]

Birthdate March 12, 2003 (2003-03-12) (age 16)
Birthplace Osaka, Japan
Zodiac Sign Pisces Pisces
Height 161cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2018-present
(2 years)
Agency Showtitle/AKS
Group NMB48
Team NMB48 Team BII Kenkyuusei
Generation 3rd Generation NMB48 Draft Member
Associated Acts NMB48, AKB48 Group

Ota Riona is an NMB48 Kenkyuusei drafted by Team BII.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

NMB48 A-Sides

NMB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

NMB48 Albums


  • Debuted on January 21st, at the AKB48 Group 3rd Draft Kaigi
  • Pros: Be friends with anyone, never give up, can not stop when speaking
  • Cons: Anxiety, too focused on one thing
  • Hobbies: Human observation, looking at the mirror
  • Special Talent: Hurdles (athletics)
  • Admires: Uemura Azusa and Tanaka Miku
  • First choice at the draft: NMB48
  • Shares the same name as 1st Gen NMB48 Ota Riona in romaji.
  • During the first part of the Draft Kaigi, she used the nickname Yako (やこ?), derived from her first Showroom number: 85.
  • Her Showroom number was 85 and was ranked at #39. Her Draftee number is 11.



  1. SHOWROOM Audition Nickname
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