Tani Yuri
2017 Team8 Tani Yuri
Tani Yuri, 2017
Nickname Yuuri (ゆぅりぃ?)
Birthdate July 19, 1999 (1999-07-19) (age 20)
Birthplace Hiroshima, Japan
Bloodtype AB
Zodiac Sign Cancer Cancer
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2013-present
(6 years[1]; 6 in AKB48)
Agency Toyota/AKS
group AKB48
Team Team 8
Generation Toyota Team 8
Associated Acts AKB48

Name Spelling
Birth Name
Kanji 谷優里
Hiragana たに ゆり
Katakana タニ ユリ
Romaji Tani Yuri

Tani Yuri (谷優里?) is a member of AKB48's Team 8 representing Hiroshima Prefecture. She announced her graduation May 5, 2017. Her graduation ceremony will be on May, 28th and the last handshake event on June, 24th.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Singles Participation

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

81 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Skirt, Hirari

Concert Units

AKB48 Group Tokyo Dome Concert 〜Suru na yo? Suru na yo? Zettai Sotsugyou Happyou Suru na yo?〜

Team 8 National Tour 〜47 no Suteki na Machi e〜


Media Appearances

Variety Shows

  • Mirai ☆ Monster (ミライ☆モンスター) (2014)
  • AKBINGO! (2014)


  • Team 8 Performances: Tokushima, Hiroshima, Fukushima, Miyagi
  • Did the initial pitch at the match during the Hiroshima baseball stadium performance
  • Hobby: Playing with cats
  • Special Skills: Dance
  • Charm point: Puffy cheeks
  • Favorite artist: Girls' Generation
  • Favorite food: Spicy foods, sweets
  • Disliked food: Leek
  • Favorite senior: Kojima Haruna
  • Favorite song: Shoujotachi yo
  • Likes dogs and cats
  • Got the nickname Punikko in school thanks to her puffy (punipuni) cheeks
  • Compares herself to a cat, but her friends say that she is more like a rabbit
  • Says she would be able to live off of only Jagariko and Udon for a month
  • Would like to travel to Paris and South Korea
  • Was a top student at the Actor's School Hiroshima (ASH) talent school, where she also performed in live shows. Artists such as Perfume and Su-metal from Babymetal as well as Nakamoto Himeka attended this school in the past
  • One of the 16 selected Team 8 members that performed "10nen Zakura" on the 1st day of the AKB48 Group Tokyo Dome Concert. The members were selected through a special audition on Nemousu TV Season 16.
  • One of the 12 selected Team 8 members that performed on Cool Japan Festival at Manila, Philippines on November 7 and 8, 2015.
  • Rears a cat called "Koko"


  1. Actor's School Hiroshima (2013 AUTUMN ACT)


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