Sakurai Reika
Sakurai Reika Nogizaka46LLC
Sakurai Reika, Nogizaka46LLC - 2020
Nickname Reika (れいか)
Rekatan (れかたん)
Birthdate May 16, 1994 (1994-05-16) (age 26)
Birthplace Kanagawa, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Taurus Taurus
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2011-present (8 years;
(8 Years 1 Month in Nogizaka46)
Agency Nogizaka46LLC
group Nogizaka46
Team Former Nogizaka46 1st Generation
Generation Nogizaka46 1st Generation
Associated Acts Nogizaka46
SNS Instagram @reika_s16
Graduated September 1, 2019
Sakurai Reika (桜井玲香(さくらい れいか)?) was the captain of Nogizaka46 and member of Nogizaka46 1st Generation.


Singles Participation

Nogizaka46 A-Sides

Nogizaka46 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Original Songs

Albums Participation

Nogizaka46 Albums

Solo Song


  • [2017.03.08] Jiyu to Iukoto

Media Appearances

Stage Plays

  • Subete no Inu wa Tengoku e Iku (2015)
  • Ribbon no Kishi (リボンの騎士) (2015)
  • Kiraware Matsuko no Isshou (嫌われ松子の一生) (2016)
  • Hanshin (2018)
  • Rebecca (レベッカ) (2019)
  • The Bank Robbery (2019)
  • Dance of the Vampire (2019)



Variety Shows

  • Nogizaka46 Eigo (乃木坂46えいご) (2015)
  • TV de Hangul Kouza ( テレビでハングル講座) (2017)
  • My First Baito (マイファーストバイト) (2018)


  • Audition song: Kiss Me (Happiness)
  • On February 5, 2012, she was chosen as captain of Nogizaka46, however only temporarily. She was later appointed as the official captain of the group
  • Has always attended all-girl schools since kindergarten
  • Considered one of the best singers in Nogizaka46
  • Great in athletics
  • Took hip-hop dance lessons. She also has experience with swimming, piano, tennis, and gardening
  • Participated in the Japan Expo in Paris on July 4, 2014, with Ikoma Rina, Fukagawa Mai, Akimoto Manatsu, Matsumura Sayuri, Hashimoto Nanami, Wakatsuki Yumi, and Nishino Nanase
  • Graduated on September 1, 2019 after the Tokyo concert of 2019 Summer National Tour at Meiji-Jingu Stadium (Announced July 8, 2019)


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