|Birthdate||July 16, 1998|
|Birthplace||Phoenix, Arizona, USA|
|Hometown||Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan|
|Current Age||24 Years Old|
|Social Networks||Instagram / SHOWROOM / TikTok / Twitter / YouTube|
|Idol Career Info|
|Former Team||Team A|
|Debuted||April 2011 / 12th Generation|
- 1 Catchphrase
- 2 Trivia
- 3 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4 AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 5 Team History
- 6 Singles Participation
- 7 Albums Participation
- 8 Units
- 8.1 Stage Units
- 8.2 Concert Units
- 8.2.1 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- 8.2.2 Washington D.C. Concert
- 8.2.3 AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~
- 8.2.4 AKB48 8th Anniversary
- 8.2.5 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013
- 8.2.6 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014
- 8.2.7 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014
- 8.2.8 AKB48 x JKT48 Concert "Bergandengan Tangan Bersama Kakak"
- 8.2.9 AKB48 Manatsu no Tandoku Concert in SSA 〜Kawaei-san no Koto ga Suki Deshita〜
- 9 Media Appearances
- 10 Gallery
- Anata no HAATO ni hirihiri maiorichau zo. Hirahirahira de, Hirarii.
- (I'm going to descend on your fluttering heart. Fluttering, Hirarii.)
- Favorite AKB48 song: LOVE Shugyou
- Admired Member: Sashihara Rino
- Hobbies: Drawing, dance, exercise
- Favorite food: Black currant flavored macarons, crunchy plums, lychee, shellfish sashimi, strawberry daifuku, mixed olives and cheese, ice
- Least favorite food: Bell peppers, onion, anko, yogurt drinks, raw fish
- Favorite subjects: English, physical education, art
- Favorite color: Pink
- Favorite character: Gachapin, Hello Kitty
- Former member of Art Club
- She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, USA to an American father and a Japanese mother. She lived in America until age 11.
- She moved to Japan with her mother after graduating from elementary school. She passed the AKB48 audition shortly after. Her father and brother stayed in America.
- Her mother's family is from Kurume, Fukuoka.
- The official AKB48 website listed her hometown as Fukuoka Prefecture.
- Her great-grandfather died during the first atomic bombing on Hiroshima in 1945.
- Her natural hair color is brown.
- She has a younger brother named Kyle.
- She is best friends with Tano Yuka. They regularly hang out, even after their graduations.
- She took ballet lessons for 9 years.
- She owned a pet snake and a cat when she was younger. She now has two snakes named "Pocky" and "Viper".
- She has been a fan of idols since she was young. She watched videos of Pink Lady on video websites.
- She auditioned for AKB48 because she admired Ichikawa Miori. She also said, “I applied because I thought AKB48 would make my dream of being a singer come true.”
- She is fluent in English. When she first joined AKB48, she was better at English than Japanese, and struggled to talk to fans at handshake events.
- She did not know many kanji when she first joined. She wrote mostly in hiragana, and it sometimes took her 3 days to compose a blog post. Before the 4th Senbatsu Election she said her current goals were to improve her dance skills and finish learning 6th Grade Level kanji.
- Throughout 2012 she posted daily videos on her Google+ called "30 Seconds English Conversation" teaching English phrases. Her lessons were even featured on Nippon Television's morning information program "ZIP!".
- She served as a translator and interpreter on-stage for AKB48's Washington D.C. Concert in 2012.
- She traveled to London to conduct a solo English interview with One Direction for Music Japan in December 2013.
- She was also a regular in Nogizaka46's English learning show, Nogizaka46 Eigo
- She did not participate in any song in the Mae Shika Mukanee single because she was in London at that time.
- She says her strong point is that she always has a smile on her face and gets along well with everyone. Her weak point is that she is noisy.
- Before joining AKB48, she had never ridden a train.
- She beat Suda Akari at limbo, and became the new 48 Group limbo champion at 19cm.
- She became friends with Ikoma Rina when Ikoma had a kennin position with Team B.
- She announced her graduation during her birthday celebration at the AKB48 theater.
- On March 19th, 2017 she announced that she had graduated from high school and would start university in April.
- She has released several gravure DVDs and VRs since her graduation.
- She has visited the only McDonalds in the world to use a turquoise logo, located in Sedona, Arizona, USA.
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 5th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 6th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 7th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 8th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 2nd Janken Taikai - Didn't qualify
- 3rd Janken Taikai - Didn't qualify
- 4th Janken Taikai - #3 (Lost to Matsui Jurina)
- 5th Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Uchida Mayumi)
- 6th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Ishida Haruka)
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei → Team K → Team B → Team A → Graduation
- Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on April, 2011
- Promoted to Team K on April 28, 2013 (AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai)
- Transferred to Team B on February 24, 2014 (AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri)
- Transferred to Team A on March 26, 2015 (AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015)
- Graduated from AKB48 Team A on August 24, 2016 (Announcement: July 16, 2016 | Last Handshake Event: August 14, 2016)
- Tsubomitachi (Kaze wa Fuiteiru)
- Jung ya Freud no Baai (GIVE ME FIVE!)
- Mitsu no Namida (Manatsu no Sounds Good!)
- Ano Hi no Fuurin (Gingham Check)
- Otona he no Michi (UZA)
- Watashitachi no Reason (Eien Pressure)
- Tsuyoi Hana (So long!)
- LOVE Shugyou (Sayonara Crawl)
- Sasameyuki Regret (Heart Ereki)
- B Garden (Labrador Retriever)
- Loneliness Club (Kibouteki Refrain)
- Yasashii place (Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby)
- M.T. ni Sasagu (Kimi wa Melody)
- Set me free (Tsubasa wa Iranai)
- High school days (Koko ni Ita koto)
- Koko ni Ita Koto (Koko ni Ita Koto)
- Miniskirt no Yosei (1830m)
- Sakuranbo to Kodoku (1830m)
- Aozora yo Sabishikunai ka? (1830m)
- Kyouhansha (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Bokutachi no Ideology (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- To go de (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- Clap (0 to 1 no Aida)
Hirata Rina 8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2016)
Hirata Rina (2015)
Hirata Rina (2014)
Hirata Rina (2013)
Hirata Rina (2012)
Hirata Rina (2011)