Hirata Rina

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Hirata Rina
Hirata Rina (2016)
Kanji 平田梨奈
Kana ひらた りな
Romaji Hirata Rina
Nickname Hillary/Hirarii (ひらりー)
Birth Info
Birthdate July 16, 1998  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan  
Hometown Flag of United States.png Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Blood type O
Current Age 23 Years Old
Height 160cm
Professional Info
Agency Dundle,Inc.
Social Networks Instagram / SHOWROOM / TikTok / Twitter / YouTube
Idol Career Info
Former Group AKB48
Former Team Team A
Debuted April 2011 / 12th Generation
Graduated August 2016

Hirata Rina was a member of AKB48's Team A.


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
  • Former member of Art Club
  • Was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, USA to an American father and Japanese mother. Her mother's family is from Kurume, Fukuoka
    • The official site gives her birthplace as Fukuoka prefecture
  • Her great-grandfather died during the first atomic bombing on Hiroshima in 1945
  • Her natural hair color is light brown
  • Has a younger brother
  • Best friends with Tano Yuka
  • Took ballet lessons for 9 years
  • Owns a pet snake and had a cat when she was younger
  • She is fluent in English and posted daily videos on her Google+ saying English phrases
    • Served as a translator and interpreter on-stage for AKB48's Washington D.C. Concert in 2012
    • Traveled to London to conduct a solo English interview with One Direction for Music Japan in December 2013
    • Because of that, she was a regular in Nogizaka46's English learning show, Nogizaka46 Eigo
  • Beat Suda Akari at limbo, and became the new champion at 19cm
  • She didn't participate in any song in the Mae Shika Mukanee single because she was in London at that time

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Team History

AKB48 KenkyuuseiTeam KTeam BTeam 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)

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS6 (Boku no Taiyou)
Itoshisa no defense
RS7 (Pajama Drive)
Junjou Shugi
Team K 1st Waiting Stage
Hajimete no Jelly Beans
Hoshi no Ondo (Under)
K4 (Saishuu Bell ga Naru)
Hatsukoi Dorobou (Revival)
B3 (Pajama Drive)
Junjou Shugi (Revival)
SS1 (Eve wa Adam no Abarabone)
Ame no Pianist
Kimi Dake ni Chu! Chu! Chu!
Himawarigumi 1 (Boku no Taiyou)
Idol Nante Yobanaide (Revival)

Concert Units

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

Washington D.C. Concert

AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~

AKB48 8th Anniversary

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

AKB48 x JKT48 Concert "Bergandengan Tangan Bersama Kakak"

AKB48 Manatsu no Tandoku Concert in SSA 〜Kawaei-san no Koto ga Suki Deshita〜

Media Appearances

Variety Shows


Hirata Rina 8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2016)
Hirata Rina (2015)
Hirata Rina (2014)
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Hirata Rina (2013)
Hirata Rina (2012)
Hirata Rina (2011)