Yamamoto Ruka
山本瑠香(やまもと るか)
Team 8 Yamamoto Ruka 2019
Yamamoto Ruka, 2019
Nickname Ruka (るか?)
Ruka Ruka (るかるか?)
Ruuchan (るぅちゃん?)
Birthdate October 10, 2000 (2000-10-10) (age 19)
Birthplace Wakayama, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Libra Libra
Height 156cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2014-2020
(6 Years 2 Months)
Agency **
group AKB48
Team Former Team 8
Former Team B
Generation Team 8
(April, 2014)
Associated Acts AKB48
SNS Instagram @ruka_1010_team8
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Graduated June, 2020
Yamamoto Ruka was a member of AKB48's Team 8 and Team B.


IRUKA to ittara? (Ruka) Ruka to ittara (IRUKA) Wakayama-ken kara kimashita 19-sai no Yamamoto Ruka desu
(If I talk about a dolphin (iruka)? (Ruka) If I talk about Ruka? (Dolphin) I came from Wakayama prefecture, 19-year old Yamamoto Ruka)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Election

Singles Participation

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Songs

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

81 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)

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


  • Team 8 Performances: Tokushima, Nagano, Okinawa, Hyogo
  • Audition song: Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka?
  • Hobbies: Eating, playinga, watching movies
  • Special skills: Say "Yoyoyoyo" very quickly
  • Strong points: Positive thinking
  • Weak points: Inadequate
  • Charm point: Eyes, lips
  • Favorite word: Free for students
  • Favorite foods: Meat!
  • Most admire person: Shiroma Miru, Owada Nana, Kojima Mako
  • Close friends: Hattori Yuna
  • Describe yourself in one word: Girl who always positive thinking
  • Thing I want most now: Love from everyone
  • How I relieve my stress: Eating a lot then sleeping
  • Future Dream: Want to be a charming woman
  • Animal you wold describe yourself as: Monkey
  • Favorite song: Yama e Yukou
  • A place you'd like to go when you're allowed to drive: Shirahama beach, because the sea is very beautiful there
  • Message to the fans: I will do my very best in order to make everyone smile!
  • Her parents liked dolphins (iruka), thus her name
  • 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


AKB48 Website
Team 8 Website

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