|Nickname||Ranchan (らんちゃん), Rantan (らんたん)|
|Birthdate||October 7, 2003|
|Current Age||19 Years Old|
|Social Networks||Instagram / SHOWROOM / TikTok / Twitter|
|Idol Career Info|
|Debuted||January 2018 / Draft 3rd Generation|
- 1 Trivia
- 2 History
- 3 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4 Team History
- 5 Singles Participation
- 6 Units
- 6.1 Stage Units
- 6.2 Concert Units
- 6.2.1 AKB48 Kenkyuusei + Draft 3-kisei Concert 〜Yukuzo! Nobishiro ☆ Paradise〜
- 6.2.2 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ～Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!～
- 6.2.3 MX Natsu Matsuri AKB48 2021 ~Saigo no Summer Party!~
- 6.2.4 Shinshun! AKB48 Fresh Concert 2022 ~Fuyu mo Yappari AKB!~
- 6.2.5 MX Matsuri! AKB48 60th Single "Hisashiburi no Lipgloss" Announcement Commemoration Concert in Budokan 2022
- 7 Media Appearances
- 8 Gallery
- Admired members: Sashihara Rino and Matsuoka Hana
- Close friends with: Ishiwata Sena, Omori Maho, Yasuda Kana, Yoshihashi Yuzuka, Yamauchi Mizuki (W-Lucky)
- Hobbies: People-watching
- Favorite foods: Strawberries, meat, sesame ice cream
- Pros: Likes to talk with other people, long eyelashes
- Cons: Gets worried before buying something
- Special skills: Locking (dance)
- Future ambition: To be the face of AKB48
- Team K's 3rd choice at the Draft
- Before joining AKB48, was a member at a dance school and a child model.
- She has been learning dance since age 5. She has learned locking, hip hop, and jazz styles, among others.
- She is known to be good at remembering fans who visit her during handshake events
- During the COVID-19 pandemic, handshake events were replaced with online hanashikai (talk) events. For these events, fans enter a nickname that the members get to see before meeting the fan. Based on this nickname, Kobayashi was able to identify a fan and told them, "I have seen your tweets!"
- She has the most appearances on Dance Channel "KARIMASU go to SKOOL!" out of all 48 Group Members.
- Has an 'ijirare character' (イジられキャラ). People with this character enjoy teasing, have big reactions, and tend to be loud and energetic.
- She was featured on Tada Kyoka’s YouTube Channel in a video where she taught Kyoka the choreography for Ne mo Ha mo Rumor.
- Though she was not a Senbatsu member herself, she memorized all 20 Senbatsu positions for both Ne mo Ha mo Rumor and Moto Kare desu's choreography. The latter was featured on an episode of AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san.
- Her fandom is called Ran-Fami (らんふぁみ).
- She was a member of the dessert team in the AKB48 Cooking Senbatsu Competition, which won the competition and earned a song on AKB48's 61st single and regular appearances on TV.
- In November, participated in the 3rd Draft Audition.
- In January, was chosen by AKB48's Team K.
- On April 1st, was part of her first concert for the AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~.
- On May 4th, had her theater debut in the Shonichi for the Kashiwagi Yuki special stage Idol Shuugyochuu♡.
- On June 7th, participated in the Shonichi for Team K's revival of the RESET stage.
- On November 18th, participated in the Shonichi for the Kenkyuusei stage Pajama Drive.
- On July 27th, promoted to Komiyama Team K.
- On August 17th, participated in her first AKB48 tour, AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ～Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!～.
- On June 21st, was part of her first AKB48 song with Hanareteitemo.
- On July 15th, participated in the LARME LINE LIVE Model Audition – the event would make the winner an exclusive model with the magazine.
- On July 17th, uploaded a dance cover of AKB48's 58th single Ne mo Ha mo Rumor. It was quote-retweeted by the host of Nogizaka ni, Kosaremashita. ~Iroiro atte, Teretou kara Dai-gyakusyu!~, Hiroyuki, and gained a lot of attention.
- On July 27th, gave an interview for Weekly Playboy about her dance cover and interaction with Hiroyuki.
- On August 17th, tested positive for COVID-19 and went on hiatus.
- On August 28th, resumed her activities.
- On December 8th, at the AKB48 16th Anniversary Team Shuffle, it was announced she would stay with Taguchi Team K.
- Released on December 27th, appeared in the magazine "TopYellNEO 2021~2022."
- From February 17th to 20th, appeared in the stage play Iwakakeru!.
- On March 31st, was part of the senshuuraku performance for Team K's RESET stage.
- On April 19th, officially joined Taguchi Team K.
- On May 18th, had her first appearance on AKB48, Saikin Kiita? ~Issho ni Nanka Yatte Mimasen ka?~ (AKB48、最近聞いた？～一緒になんかやってみませんか？～).
- On June 4th and 11th, appeared in episodes 3 and 4 of AKB48 no Uta (AKB48の歌).
- On June 6th, had her final appearance on AKB48, Saikin Kiita? ~Issho ni Nanka Yatte Mimasen ka?~ (AKB48、最近聞いた？～一緒になんかやってみませんか？～).
- On July 8th, appeared on AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san (AKB48サヨナラ毛利さん) for the first time.
- On September 5th, hit 1,500 consecutive days of streaming daily on the SHOWROOM app.
- On October 6th, her 19th birthday, opened an Instagram account.
- She announced this by posting a photo of blonde hair for the first time.
- On October 15th, was one out 9 members to appear at the final concert of NMB48's 12th Anniversary LIVE.
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 10th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 2017 Member Draft Pool → AKB48 Kenkyuusei → Team K
- Oosawagi Tengoku (Ne mo Ha mo Rumor)
- Loss of time (Moto Kare desu)
- Majika (Hisashiburi no Lip Gloss)
MX Matsuri! AKB48 60th Single "Hisashiburi no Lipgloss" Announcement Commemoration Concert in Budokan 2022
- New Team Concert
- Dance Channel "KARIMASU go to SKOOL!" (2021) - Episode 66, 67, 68 + 69
- Nogizaka ni, Kosaremashita. ~Iroiro atte, Teretou kara Dai-gyakusyu!~ (乃木坂に、越されました～色々あって、テレ東から大逆襲！～) (2021)
- AKB48, Saikin Kiita? ~Issho ni Nanka Yatte Mimasen ka?~ (AKB48、最近聞いた？～一緒になんかやってみませんか？～) (2022)
- AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san (AKB48サヨナラ毛利さん) (2022 - )
- Iwakakeru! (2022) - Goto Kikuko
- AKB48 no Uta (AKB48の歌) (2022) - Episodes 3 & 4
Kobayashi Ran 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Kobayashi Ran (2018)
Kobayashi Ran (Draft 2018)