Shiraishi Mai
白石麻衣(しらいし まい)
Shiraishi Mai N46 Shiawase
Shiraishi Mai, Shiawase no Hogosyoku - 2020
Nickname Maiyan (まいやん)
Birthdate August 20, 1992 (1992-08-20) (age 27)
Birthplace Gunma, Japan
Bloodtype A
Zodiac Sign Leo Leo
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2011-present
(8 Years)
Agency N46Div.
group Nogizaka46
Team 1st Generation
Generation Nogizaka46 1st Generation
Associated Acts Nogizaka46
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Shiraishi Mai is a member of Nogizaka46's 1st Generation. She announced her graduation on January 6, 2020.


Singles Participation

Nogizaka46 A-Sides

Nogizaka46 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Original Songs

Albums Participation

Nogizaka46 Albums

Solo Songs


  • [2014.12.10] Seijun na Otona
  • [2015.01.23] MAI STYLE
  • [2017.02.07] Passport

Media Appearances


  • Bad Boys J the Movie (2013)
  • Ushijima the Loan Shark Part 3 (2016)
  • Asahinagu (あさひなぐ) (2017)


Variety Shows


  • Good friends with: Matsumura Sayuri (Baka Couple)
  • Cyalume color: Aqua Aqua
  • Has a sister 3 years older than her
  • Her childhood dream was to open a cake shop
  • Practiced calligraphy, swimming, English and piano in elementary school
  • In middle school, she joined the Softball Club. Her position was second base
    • Her team made Top 4 in the Gunma Prefectural Competition during her second year of middle school
  • Chose to go to an all-girls high school in Saitama prefecture
    • During high school, she began studying to become a childcare worker. She eventually changed her mind and decided to attend a music college in hopes of becoming a singer
  • Failed AKB48's 8th Generation auditions
  • She, Fukagawa Mai and Shinuchi Mai were the three oldest members of Nogizaka46 (before Fukagawa's graduation) and all share the same first name
  • Threw a ceremonial first-pitch at a baseball game on July 9, 2013, but failed to get the ball across the plate. She was given a second chance on September 17, 2013 which was advertised as her "Revenge First-Pitch"
  • After Hashimoto Nanami's graduation, she is now the only member who has been a part of Fukujin in all singles
  • Her photobook Passport was a best-seller in 2017, having several reprints
  • Was a "Larme" and "Ray" exclusive model until her "graduation" in 2018. She continues doing modelling jobs for the magazines
  • In the first episode of Nogizakatte, Doko?, it was revealed that she was intended to be Kojiharu's rival.
    • Coincidentially, Kojiharu is her Aitakatta counterpart in Aitakatta Kamoshirenai.
  • As revealed in Episode 52 of Nogizakatte, Doko?, Nishino Nanase seems to be too shy towards her.


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