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Takayanagi Akane
高柳明音(たかやなぎ あかね)
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Takayanagi Akane, 2019
Information
Nickname Churi (ちゅり?)
Akane (あかね?)
Akane (あかねちゅり?)
Birthdate November 29, 1991 (1991-11-29) (age 28)
Birthplace Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius Sagittarius
Height 154.5cm
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol, Actress
Years Active 2009-present
(11 Years)
Agency avex Entertainment
group SKE48
Team Team KII
Generation SKE48 2nd Generation
Associated Acts SKE48
NMB48
SNS Blog
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Weibo @ SKE48_高柳明音
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Takayanagi Akane is a member of SKE48's Team KII. She announced her graduation on October 5, 2019.

Catchphrase

今日もちゅりをバードウォッチング。 天から舞い降りた小鳥ちゃん。ちゅりこと高柳明音です。
Kyou mo Churi wo BAADOWOCCHINGU. Ten kara maiorita odori-chan. Churi koto Takayanagi Akane.
(Churi is bird watching today too. The small bird-chan that flew down from heaven. I'm Takayanagi Akane, also known as Churi.)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

SKE48 Sub-Unit B-Sides

NMB48 A-Sides

NMB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

Units

Team Z

Stage Units

KII1 (Aitakatta)
Nageki no Figure
Koi no PLAN
Senaka Kara Dakishimete
Rio no Kakumei
KII2 (Te wo Tsuginagara)
Wimbledon he Tsureteitte
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Cross
KII4 (Theater no Megami)
Yokaze no Shiwaza
BII3 (Saka Agari)
End Roll
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Manazashi, Sayonara (Revival)
KII5 (0Start)
Heart no Dokusenken

Concert Units

SKE48 Densetsu, Hajimaru

KYORAKU PRESENTS AKB48 SKE48 LIVE IN ASIA

1!2!3!4! YOROSHIKU! Shoubu wa Kore Kara da!

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

Unit Matsuri 2012

Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"

SKE48
AKB48 Group

SKE48 Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2013

AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~

Nagoya Dome

SKE48 National Tour

Kobe World Hall
Yokohama Arena
Nagoya Dome

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

Unit Matsuri 2014

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena

SKE48

NMB48 National Tour

HGB Hall (Hiroshima)

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

SKE48 Zenkoku Tour ~Ki wa Juku Shita. Zenkoku e Ikou!~

Shizuoka

Minna, Nakunjaneezo. Miyazawa Sae Graduation Concert in Nippon Gaishi Hall

Solo Songs

Media Appearances

Variety Shows

Trivia

  • Hobbies: Loving birds, watching anime, taking pictures, cooking
  • Favorite color: Green
  • Favorite food: Green curry, raw meat, ramen, medicinal hotpot
  • Favorite phrase: 根拠のない自信 (Konjou no nai jishin; Baseless confidence)
  • Oshimen: Takahashi Minami
  • Good friends with: Matsui Rena (ChuriRena), Okada Kanna
    • She is best friends with Rena
  • Future ambition: Actress
  • Light Stick Colors: Yellow, Green
    • She chose these colors because yellow and green are the colors of her pet birds' feathers
  • Owns four parrots, Papi, Pino, Pucho and Popo, all of which were raised from chicks and are named after food or sweets. She purchased another parrot chick in October 2012, but it passed away. In April 2013 she acquired Poporu, a cockateil
    • As of May 2017, she owns five birds: Papi, Pucho, Popo, Poporu, and Tofu, whom she took into her family after the shooting of Tofu Pro Wrestling
  • Her name is spelled 明音, which is an unusual way to write "Akane". When she types her name on a computer, the kanji is not recognized. She gets around it by typing 明るい (Akarui), erasing the るい (rui), and adding the 音 (ne)
    • Her first catchphrase was "Akarui Ongaku wo Kikoetekitara, akane machuri wa Hajimari! Akane machuri wa churi! Churi!" (When you are able to hear bright music, it’s the beginning of Akane festival! Akane festival is Churi! Churi!). The catchphrase incorporated the meanings of both of the kanji in her name, "bright" (明) and "sound" (音)
  • Publicly asked Akimoto Yasushi to write an original stage for Team KII during her acceptance speech after ranking in the AKB48 22nd Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo. The stage was delayed several times even after Akane asked directly
  • A fan of the group Perfume and the baseball team Chunichi Dragons
  • Sleep talks and sleep walks
  • Her and Furukawa Airi are often called "Furuyanagi", and their trio with Yakata Miki is called by Akane "Furuyanagiti"
  • Winner of the AKB48 Group Solo Gravure Contest Project (FLASH)
  • Currently holds the record for the most appearances in AKB48 Undergirls with 11 (out of 18) appearances
  • Is a fan of Fairy Tail, and has been seen interacting with the author in Twitter for several times
  • Shares the same first name as former members Ito Akane (SKE48), Uriya Akane (AKB48), Takiyama Akane (NMB48) and Fukuda Akane (SDN48).
  • She will have debut song release in 23rd February 2016 with Goro Noguchi as celebrating his 60th birthday.


Gallery

SKE48
NMB48

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