Yabuki Nako
矢吹奈子(やぶき なこ)
Yabuki Nako Twelve 1
Yabuki Nako, Twelve (2020)
Nickname Nako (なこ?)
Birthdate June 18, 2001 (2001-06-18) (age 19)
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Bloodtype **
Zodiac Sign Gemini Gemini
Professional Information
Genres Idol
Occupation Singer, Idol
Years Active 2013-present
(6 years)
Agency Mercury
Off The Record
Group HKT48/IZ*ONE
Team Team H
Generation HKT48 3rd Generation
Associated Acts HKT48
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Yabuki Nako is a member of HKT48's Team H. She is a "LOVE Berry" exclusive model and a member of IZ*ONE. Due to Nako's participation in IZ*ONE, she will be on hiatus until April 2021.

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Singles Participation

HKT48 A-Sides

HKT48 B-Sides

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

IZ*ONE A-sides

IZ*ONE B-sides

Other Songs

  • Pick Me (Naekkeoya)
  • Pick Me (Nekkoya)
  • Love Whisper (Center of Group 2)
  • Into the New World
  • To Reach You (너에게 닿기를)
  • We Together (Produce 48 ver.)
  • Yume wo Miteiru Aida (Produce 48 ver.)

Albums Participation

HKT48 Albums

AKB48 Albums

IZ*ONE Albums


Dendenmu Chu!

Stage Units

RS3 (Nounai Paradise)
Nakinagara Hohoende
H2 (Seishun Girls)
Ame no Doubutsuen
Cinderella wa Damasarenai
HW1 (Pajama Drive)
Pajama Drive
H3 (Saishuu Bell ga naru)
20nin Shimai no Uta
Hatsukoi Dorobou
HW2 (Tadaima Renaichuu)
7ji 12fun no Hatsukoi
B6 (Tadaima Renaichuu)
7ji 12fun no Hatsukoi
H4 (Theater no Megami)
Hatsukoi yo, Konnichiwa
Arashi no Yoru ni wa
Yokaze no Shiwaza
Seifuku Resistance

Concert Units

HKT48 Kyushu 7 Prefecture Tour ~Kawaii Ko ni wa Tabi wo Saseyo~

Oita Iichiko Grand Theater
Miyazaki Shimin Bunka Hall
Kumamoto Kenritsu Gekijou
Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall
Saga Shimin Kaikan
Nagasaki Brick Hall

Unit Matsuri 2014

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena


HKT48 3rd anniversary

HKT48 National Tour ~Zenkoku Toitsu Owatoranken~

Japanese Locations
Taipei, Taiwan
Hong Kong
Yokohama Arena

HKT48 4th Anniversary

HKT48 Spring Live Tour ~Sashiko du Soleil 2016~

Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~

Eyes On Me

Solo Songs

Media Appearances

Stage Plays

Variety Shows



  • All Night Nippon
  • KBS Cool FM
  • Saku no Ki


  • Audition song: Kimi no C/W
  • Charm point: Dimples "that she received from her mama"
  • Hobbies: Watching movies by herself, karaoke, stretching out her short neck
  • Favorite 48 Group songs: FIRST LOVE, Namioto no Orugoru, Hiri Hiri no Hana
  • Favorite candies: Choco Pie
  • Favorite food: Caramel pudding
  • Special skills: Fast braiding, switching from double to single eyelids in an instant
  • Nickname: Kinako (きなこ) (formerly)
  • Close friends with: Tanaka Miku (NakoMiku)
  • Admired members: Sashihara Rino
    • Auditioned for HKT48 because Sashihara told her to do so at an Akushukai.
    • Has said that, when she becomes an adult, she would like to drink alcohol with Sashihara.
    • Claims that she was Sashihara Rino's cat, Munchkin Taro, in previous life
  • Name in Hangul : 야부키 나코
  • Has an older brother named Mitz and an older sister called Yeri.
  • Featured in a multitude of commercials and small movie and drama roles before entering HKT48.
    • Her audition number was 21.
  • Became Center of Wink wa Sankai within a month of debuting in HKT48
  • She was named the ace of the 3rd G.eneration.
  • Has an older and younger sister
  • Afraid of heights.
  • Likes to play card games, especially daifugou.
  • Has a parakeet named "Moriyama Yukio".
  • The second youngest member to ever get a Concurrent Position, at the age of 13 years, 9 months and 9 days.
  • Her costume for 20nin Shimai no Uta has a teddy bear backpack that she called YabuKing.
  • Her Hogwarts house (Harry Potter) is Gryffindor.



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