Furukawa Airi

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Furukawa Airi
Furukawa Airi (2014)
Kanji 古川愛李
Kana ふるかわ あいり
Romaji Furukawa Airi
Nickname Airin (あいりん)
Birth Info
Birthdate December 13, 1989  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Aichi, Japan
Blood type AB
Current Age 32 Years Old
Height 155cm
Professional Info
Agency Mousa
Social Networks Ameblo / Instagram / SHOWROOM / Twitter / Twitter
Idol Career Info
Former Group SKE48
Former Team Team KII
Debuted March 2009 / 2nd Generation
Graduated March 2015

Furukawa Airi was the leader of SKE48's Team KII. She is currently affiliated with Mousa.


三度の飯よりアニメが大好き。 あなたのヒロインになりたいなぁ。あいりんこと古川愛李です
Sando no meshi yori ANIME ga daisuki. Anata no HIROIN ni naritai naa. Airin koto Furukawa Airi desu
(I love anime 3 times more than food. I want to become your heroin. I'm Furukawa Airi, also known as Airin)


  • Lightstick colors: Red, Green
    • She says the red and green colors remind her of Tree Frogs, her favorite type of frog.
  • Hobbies: Anime, drawing
  • Special skills: Piano, flute, drawing portraits
  • Future dream: Anisong (anime song) singer
  • Favorite animal: Frog
    • She has a collection of frog-themed goods.
    • During her birthday stage in 2013, she asked the other members if they could guess what her favorite type of frog was. Kato Rumi correctly guessed Tree Frog because she had seen that Airi's locker had a Tree Frog toy on it.
  • Favorite color: Purple
  • Favorite food: Macaroon
  • She is a former member of Art Club.
  • She failed SKE48's 1st Generation auditions and 2 Morning Musume auditions, in 2004 and 2005.
  • When she was rehearsing for Team KII 1st Stage, her mother helped her practice the choreography for Namida no Shounan in their living room.
  • She went to a textile, design, and fashion specialty technical university for two years.
  • She is a huge fan of Gundam.
  • She has been cosplaying since middle school.
  • Her popularity dramatically increased after the 48-groups members debuted on Google+.
    • Regularly posted her anime drawings on Google+. Her signature characters are "Chibi Airin" and "Gugutasu-tan" (Her own character modeled after the Google+ logo).
    • For all SKE48 members' birthdays, Airi drew an anime-style picture of them and posted it on Google+.
    • After graduation, she continues to share her drawings on social networks and goes to conventions such as Comiket.
    • In 2018, it was announced that her comics will be adapted to anime.
  • She, along with ex-members Nakanishi Yuka and Hiramatsu Kanako hosted SKE48's program Hapi☆Hori for over 100 episodes and were called "The Hapi☆Hori Trio".
  • She always uses honorifics when addressing older members and senpai, except when talking to Matsui Rena, who forced her to drop the honorifics.
  • She was one of the 50 winners of the Young Jump Gravure Competition.
  • Her and Takayanagi Akane are often called "Furuyanagi", and their trio with Yakata Miki is called by Akane "Furuyanagiti".
  • She got married and gave birth to a child in 2017.

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Team History

Team KII → Graduation
Joined SKE48 on March, 2009 (2nd Generation)
Formed Team KII on May 25, 2009
Graduated from SKE48 Team KII on March 31, 2015 (Announcement: February 1, 2015 | Graduation Ceremony: March 30, 2015)

Singles Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

SKE48 Albums

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

KII1 (Aitakatta)
Namida no Shounan
Koi no PLAN
Senaka Kara Dakishimete
Rio no Kakumei
KII2 (Te wo Tsuginagara)
Ame no Pianist
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Manazashi, Sayonara
KII4 (Theater no Megami)
Arashi no Yoru ni wa
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Finland Miracle (Revival)

Concert Units

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

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"


AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2013

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

Nagoya Dome

SKE48 National Tour

Kobe World Hall
Yokohama Arena

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

Unit Matsuri 2014

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 1035 2015


Furukawa Airi (2013)
Furukawa Airi (Late 2012)
Furukawa Airi (Early 2012)
Furukawa Airi (2011)
Furukawa Airi (2010)
Furukawa Airi (Late 2009)
Furukawa Airi (Early 2009)