Watanabe Rika
渡辺梨加(わたなべ りか)
Watanabe Rika BAN .jpg
Watanabe Rika, BAN - 2021
Nickname Berika (べりか?)
Pe-chan (ぺーちゃん?)
Birthdate May 16, 1995 (1995-05-16) (age 25)
Birthplace Ibaraki, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Taurus.png Taurus
Height 165cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2015-present
(5 Years)
Agency Seed & Flower
Group Sakurazaka46
Generation 1st Generation
Associated Acts Sakurazaka46
Blog Official Blog
Showroom Icon.png SHOWROOM

Watanabe Rika is a member of Sakurazaka46's 1st Generation. She is a "Ray" exclusive model.


Singles Participation

Sakurazaka46 A-Sides

Sakurazaka46 B-Sides

Keyakizaka46 A-Sides

Keyakizaka46 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Singles

Albums Participation

Keyakizaka46 Albums


Aozora to MARRY


  • [2017.12.05] Jouzetsuna Manazashi

Media Appearances

Stage Plays

Variety Shows


Net Serialization


  • Lightstick colors: Light, Blue
  • Audition song: Ito (Nakajima Miyuki)
  • Favorite Nogizaka46 member: Shiraishi Mai
  • She shares many traits with the other Watanabe from Ibaraki in Sakurazaka46, Watanabe Risa
    • Something they hate about themselves: Indecisiveness
    • Favorite food: Yakiniku
    • Least favorite animal: Insects
    • What they feel they were in a previous life: Sloths
    • Favorite four-character idiom: Ishin Denshin 以心伝心 ("telepathy" or "communicating from mind-to-mind")
  • She is shy and clumsy. On the day of the group's orientation event, she realised after arriving she left her carry bag at the train station
  • Despite her reserved nature on variety shows, she is known to be upbeat and high tension at handshake events. Before joining Keyakizaka46, member Seki Yumiko described her as being bubbly and jumping up and down during handshakes.
  • Sakurazaka46's oldest member.
    • She wanted to become an older sister to the other girls in the group, but she says they think of her as a younger sister
  • She can play the piano
  • Her treasured item is a stuffed toy whale shark named Aoko that she bought during a high school trip to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. However, she often forgets it.
  • She is close to former Keyakizaka46 member Nagasawa Nanako
  • Has regularly appeared at GirlsAward and Tokyo Girls Collection runway shows.




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