|Birthdate||November 15, 1992|
|Current Age||28 Years Old|
|Social Networks||7gogo / Ameblo / Twitter / Instgaram / YouTube / TikTok / Weibo / SHOWROOM|
|Idol Career Info|
|Debuted||October, 2005 / 1st Generation|
- 1 Catchphrase
- 2 History
- 3 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4 AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 5 Team History
- 6 Singles Participation
- 7 Albums Participation
- 8 Units
- 8.1 No Sleeves
- 8.2 Persona
- 8.3 Stage Units
- 8.4 Concert Units
- 8.4.1 AKB48 First Concert "Aitakatta ~Hashira wa Naize!~"
- 8.4.2 AKB48 Masaka, Kono Concert no Ongen wa Ryuushutsushinai yo ne?
- 8.4.3 Nenwasure Kanshasai Shuffle Sumaze, AKB! SKE mo Yoroshiku ne
- 8.4.4 AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri
- 8.4.5 Yokohama Arena 2010 'AKB48 Manseki Matsuri Kibou Sanpi Ryouron'
- 8.4.6 Surprise wa Arimasen
- 8.4.7 KYORAKU PRESENTS AKB48 SKE48 LIVE IN ASIA
- 8.4.8 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- 8.4.9 Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena
- 8.4.10 Washington D.C. Concert
- 8.4.11 AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~
- 8.4.12 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012
- 8.4.13 AKB48 Group Kenkyuusei Concert ~Oshimen Hayai Mono Gachi~
- 8.4.14 AKB48 Super Festival at Nissan Stadium
- 8.4.15 AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~
- 8.4.16 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013
- 8.4.17 Unit Matsuri 2014
- 8.4.18 AKB48 National Olympic Stadium Concert
- 8.4.19 AKB48 Group at Ajinomoto Stadium
- 8.4.20 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014
- 8.4.21 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014
- 8.4.22 AKB48 Manatsu no Tandoku Concert in SSA 〜Kawaei-san no Koto ga Suki Deshita〜
- 8.4.23 AKB48 Tandoku Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2016
- 8.4.24 Shuku Takahashi Minami Graduation "148.5cm no Mita Yume" in Yokohama Stadium
- 8.4.25 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2016
- 8.4.26 Kojimatsuri ～Kojima Haruna Kanshasai～
- 8.4.27 AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~
- 8.4.28 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ～Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!～
- 9 Solo Songs
- 10 Photobooks
- 11 Solo DVDs
- 12 Media Appearances
- 13 Trivia
- 14 Gallery
- 年中無休の反抗期！ みぃちゃんこと峯岸みなみです。
- Nenchuumukyuu no hankouki! Miichan koto Minegishi Minami desu.
- (Rebellious age for 7 days a week! I'm Minegishi Minami, also known as Miichan.)
- At the age of 13, she joined AKB48 on October 30th as a member of the first Generation, also known as the Original Team A. She was the second youngest member after Masuyama Kayano.
- On December 8th she was part of the Grand Theatre Opening in Akihabara, Tokyo during AKB48's first stage performance; this marks the day of the AKB48 Anniversary now.
- AKB48's first single Sakura no Hanabiratachi was released on February 1st. It was chosen by fans as the first single, as it was their favorite song from Team A's first stage Party ga Hajimaru yo. As a part of Team A, Minegishi was chosen as a participating member.
- Minegishi was part of the AKB48 drama movie "Ashita no Watashi no Tsukurikata" (English Title: How to Become Myself).
- She was also part of the AKB48 satiric horror movie "Densen Uta" (English Title: Contagious Song).
- Starting on January 24th, Minegishi became a regular member to appear on AKB48's first personal variety show AKB 1ji 59fun!. In April, the show's title was changed to AKB 0ji 59fun!. After having two successful seasons, the show was again retitled to AKBINGO! in October.
- From August 28th to October 2nd, Minegishi was a regular on the NHK drama "Cat's Street".
- On August 22nd, Minegishi released her first solo book SOUTH. In December there was also a Behind the Scenes DVD released under the same title.
- Together with Kojima Haruna and Takahashi Minami, she was cast in the comedic drama "Men★dol ～Ikemen Idol～". It was about three girls not making the cut as idols, so they pretended to be male and formed a boy group called "Persona." As Persona, the three of them released the songs 3seconds and Christmas Present. At the end of the drama, they presented themselves as the new female idol group No Sleeves and sang their first single Relax!. No Sleeves became an official sub-unit of AKB48 after this, and Relax! was their first single (released November 26th).
- In AKB48's first AKB48 General Election, Minegishi reached rank 16, making her a senbatsu member for the 13th single Iiwake Maybe.
- From July 7th to September 8th, Minegishi was part of the drama "Koishi te Akuma~Vampire☆Boy".
- During the 2009 Team Shuffle, Minegishi was transferred to Team K.
- From January 8th to March 26th, she was a member of the first season of the AKB48 drama Majisuka Gakuen.
- On July 5th, Minegishi was again chosen to appear in a (mobile) drama together with Kojima Haruna and Takahashi Minami.
- She was part of the unit "Renaiun Joshotai" at the AmebaPigg Unit Battle together with Ota Aika, Takajo Aki, Tanabe Miku and Nonaka Misato. Their song was called Shaku ga Hoshii, but they didn't win so it wasn't released.
- From February 26th to March 2nd, she was a cast member of the AKB48 drama TV series Sakura Kara no Tegami.
- Minegishi was again chosen to appear in Majisuka Gakuen 2, which started on April 15th.
- Released on June 4, was part of the cast for Moshidora.
- No Sleeves released their first self-titled album "No Sleeves. The Limited Type C Edition featured Minegishi on a solo jacket, as well as her first solo song Watashi wa Watashi. Furthermore, Minegishi's unit song from the AmebagPigg Unit Battle, "Shaku ga Hoshii", was also included on her album version. The album managed to reach #1 on the Oricon Weekly Charts and debuted at #1 on the Daily Charts.
- During the second Janken Taikai, Minegishi ranked third and thus made senbatsu for the 24th single Ue Kara Mariko.
- Airing from April 13th to June 29th on HBC and from April 16th to June 25th, she was part of the drama "Super Girl".
- On August 24th, she was transferred to Umeda Team B.
- Due to news that were published the tabloid "Bunshun Weekly", Minegishi was demoted to Kenkyuusei status on February 1st. She also cut her hair drastically.
- Despite her scandal and uncertain future, Minegishi ranked at 18th in the General Election.
- On August 24th, she was made Team captain of Team 4 during Day 3 of the Tokyo Dome Concert of the AKB48 5 Big Dome Concert Tour.
- For the 32nd single So long!, Minegishi was one of the actresses for the drama video that was filmed by Team B.
- On June 20th, activities paused due to medical treatment as Minegishi was diagnosed with a renal cyst.
- During the AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015, Minegishi was apppointed Team Captain of Team K.
- She was part of episode 35 of "AKB48 Horror Night Adrenalin Night".
- She was also part of episode 9 of "AKB48 Love Night Factory".
- Before Takahashi Minami's graduation concert, Minegishi did the introduction ("Kage Ana"). She was also part of almost every MC, and they performed Junai no Crescendo as No Sleeves.
- Minegishi was cast for the movie "Joshikou" (Girls High School), which was released on April 9th.
- During the General Election, she was voted into 17th place, which made her the Undergirls Center for Densetsu no Sakana.
- On July 12th, her second photobook "Watashi wa Watashi" was released.
- Like at Takahashi's graduation, Minegishi did the Kage Ana for Kojima Haruna's graduation concert. Again, they performed Junai no Crescendo. After Haruna's graduation process was finished, Minegishi was officially left as the last member of the 1st Generation/Original Team A.
- During a SHOWROOM Livestream on September 5th together with Takahashi Minami and Kojima Haruna, it was announced that the agency Minegishi is now affiliated with is "Mama & Son", a sub-corporate of Ogi.
- On January 23rd, Minegishi performed in an opera performance of the "Three-Penny Opera", written by German playwright Bertold Brecht in 1928. She missed Watanabe Mayu's graduation stage due to practice conflictions with the opera.
- On October 27th, was part of the members who went to the debut stage of AKB48 Team SH in China. The other members were Nakanishi Chiyori, Kato Rena, Takahashi Juri, Mogi Shinobu and Murayama Yuiri.
- On November 26th, performed together with Takahashi Minami and Kojima Haruna at the No Sleeves 10 Year Anniversary live event.
- On February 2nd, appeared on the variety show Saturday Plus as a guest host.
- On February 7th, appeared as an MC on the radio show UPARETE Yasushima.
- On March 20th, appeared in the variety show Baguette.
- From March 29th to April 15th, appeared in the traditional style stage drama, Futari Okuni. It is a Kabuki style dance theater.
- On April 5th, appeared in the TV Asahi drama "Rikon na Futari" (Divorced Two).
- From August 9th to 18th, a solo photo exhibition in cooperation with photographer Takahashi Yuya was held in Shibuya.
- On December 8th, at AKB48's 14th Anniversary Stage, announced her graduation during the AKB48 Anniversary stage. She also announced she would not drink any alcohol any longer to become healthier for her graduation performance.
- On February 21st, had her 1,000th theater performance.
- On March 18th, was part of her first senbatsu again for the single Shitsuren, Arigatou since 11gatsu no Anklet in 2017.
- The single would also include her graduation song.
- On April 2nd, her graduation concert was supposed to take place but had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- On June 21st, appeared in the first MiiYuki Social Distance Stage with Kashiwagi Yuki.
- On August 31st, appeared in the second MiiYuki Social Distance Stage with Kashiwagi Yuki.
- On September 1st, wrote and published her first own article in the Mirror Asahi online magazine and opened about problems with self-confidence, substance abuse and loneliness.
- On October 1st, started her own radio show, "Minegishi Minami no Yappari Kyou mo Homeraretai" (峯岸みなみのやっぱり今日も褒められたい) (Minegishi Minami's I Want to be Praised Again Today After All).
- On November 23rd, hosted AKB48 e-Sports Tournament 〜Hanarete Tsuyokunatta Mono, wa Hommono.〜.
- On November 24th, =LOVE (Equal Love) released the music video for their song "Shukipi" (しゅきぴ), which Minami directed.
- On February 11th, had her final handshake event (online).
- On February 16th, appeared on the variety show "London Hearts."
- On March 29th, it was announced that her graduation concert would be held on May 22nd, at the PIA Arena MM.
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 1st Senbatsu Election - #16 (Senbatsu)
- 2nd Senbatsu Election - #14 (Senbatsu)
- 3rd Senbatsu Election - #15 (Senbatsu)
- 4th Senbatsu Election - #14 (Senbatsu)
- 5th Senbatsu Election - #18 (Undergirls)
- 6th Senbatsu Election - #22 (Undergirls)
- 7th Senbatsu Election - #19 (Undergirls)
- 8th Senbatsu Election - #17 (Undergirls Center)
- 9th Senbatsu Election - #19 (Undergirls)
- 10th Senbatsu Election - #32 (Undergirls)
AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 1st Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Hirajima Natsumi)
- 2nd Janken Taikai - #3 (Lost to Shinoda Mariko)
- 3rd Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Iwasa Misaki)
- 4th Janken Taikai - Didn't Qualify
- 5th Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Sato Kiara)
- 6th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Kojima Natsuki)
- 7th Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Ogasawara Mayu)
- Team A → Team K → Team B → AKB48 Kenkyuusei → Team 4 → Team K
- Joined AKB48 as a Team A member on October, 2005
- Transferred to Team K on August 23, 2009 (2009 Team Shuffle)
- Transferred to Team B on August 24, 2012 (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
- Demoted to Kenkyuusei due to a scandal on February 1, 2013
- Promoted to Team 4 on August 24, 2013 (Tokyo Dome Concert)
- Transferred to Team K on March 26, 2015 (AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015)
No Sleeves A-Sides
No Sleeves B-Sides
- Seventeen (SET LIST ~Greatest Songs~ Kanzen ban)
- Anata ga Ite Kureta kara (SET LIST ~Greatest Songs~ Kanzen ban)
- Baby! Baby! Baby! 2010 (Kamikyokutachi)
- Kimi to Niji to Taiyou to (Kamikyokutachi)
- Shoujotachi yo (Koko ni Ita Koto)
- Kaze no Yukue (Koko ni Ita Koto)
- Boku ni Dekiru Koto (Koko ni Ita Koto)
- Koko ni Ita Koto (Koko ni Ita Koto)
- First Rabbit (1830m)
- Itterasshai (1830m)
- Iede no Yoru (1830m)
- Aozora yo Sabishikunai ka? (1830m)
- After Rain (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Ichi Ni no San (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Team Zaka (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Ai no Sonzai (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe!)
- Panama Unga (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe!)
- Namida wa Ato Mawashi (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe!)
- Ai no Shisha (0 to 1 no Aida)
- Ano Hi no Jibun (Thumbnail)
- Subete wa Tochuu Keika (Thumbnail)
- Team Surprise 1st Stage (Juuryoku Sympathy)
- Suiyoubi no Alice
- Suteki na Sankaku Kankei
- Megami wa Doko de Hohoemu?
- Team Surprise 2nd Stage (Bara no Gishiki)
- Saigo ni Ice Milk wo Nonda no wa Itsudarou?
- Shitsuren Doumei
- Ai no Kawa
- Fukuoka Dome
- Sapporo Dome
- Osaka Dome
- Nagoya Dome
- Tokyo Dome
- Tomodachi Yori Daiji na Hito
- Love Machine
- Kimi no Koto ga Suki Dakara
- Yobisute Fantasy
- Junai no Crescendo
- Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka?
- Kimi Shika
- Kuchibiru Furezu...
- Shamu Neko
- Watashi wa Watashi (No Sleeves)
- Sayonara ni Kizuite... (Kuchibiru Furezu...)
- Hanbunko (Pedicure day)
- Kimi ni Koi wo Shita (Kirigirisu Jin)
- [2008.12.05] SOUTH DVD
- Ashita no Watashi no Tsukurikata (2007)
- Densen Uta (伝染歌) (2007)
- Moshidora (Moshi Koukou Yakyuu no Joshi ga Drucker no "Management" wo Yondara) (もしドラ) ((もし高校野球の女子マネージャーがドラッカーの『マネジメント』を読んだら)) (2011) - Houjou Ayano
- Joshikou (2016)
- Men★dol ～Ikemen Idol～ (2008) - Otawa Hinata
- Cat's Street (キャットストリート) (2008) - herself
- Koishi te Akuma~Vampire☆Boy (恋して悪魔～ヴァンパイア☆ボーイ) (2009) - Inaba Saki
- Kotodama no Onnatachi (言霊の女たち) (2010) - herself
- Majisuka Gakuen (2010) - Shaku
- Sakura Kara no Tegami (2011) - herself
- Majisuka Gakuen 2 (2011) - Shaku
- Super Girl (2012)
- AKB48 Horror Night Adrenalin no Yoake (2015) - Episode 35
- AKB48 Love Night Koujoi (2015) - Episode 9
- Rikon na Futari (離婚なふたり) (2019) - Kariya Emma
- AKB 1ji 59fun! (2008)
- AKB 0ji 59fun! (2008)
- AKBINGO! (2008 – 2019)
- Shukan AKB (2009 – 2012)
- AKB48 Nemousu Terebi (Season 3/4/5/6/8) (2008 – 2019)
- AKB MOTOR CLUB (2012)
- AKB Kousagi Dojo (Host) (2012 – 2014)
- HaKaTa Hyakkaten (2012)
- Baguette (バゲッテ) (2019)
- Saturday Plus (サタデープラス) (2019)
- AbemaTV (2020)
- Machanneru (まっちゃんねる) (2020)
- TAKA AND TODOSHI no Konya, Yado Nashi Futaritabi (タカアンドトシの今夜、宿ナシ二人旅) (2020)
- Geinoujin ni Jissai ni Okita Jiken (芸能人に実際に起きた事件) (2020)
- Dokkiri GP (ドッキリGP) (2020)
- Downtown DX (ダウンタウンDX) (2020)
- Quiz Pinch Hitter (クイズピンチヒッター) (2020)
- URAYOTO (ウラマヨ) (2021)
- Chidori no Kuse ga SUGOINETA GP (千鳥のクセがスゴいネタGP) (2021)
- King Time Shinshun (キングダム新春) (2021)
- Aiseki Shokudo (相席食堂) (2021)
- Geinoukai Tokugiou Ketteisen TEPPEN (芸能界特技王決定戦 TEPPEN) (2021)
- Sakagami & Sashihara no Tsuburenai Mise (坂上&指原のつぶれない店) (2021)
- London Hearts (ロンドンハーツ) (2021)
- AKB48 no All Night Nippon (2010 – 2018)
- UPARETE Yasushima
- Minegishi Minami no Yappari Kyou mo Homeraretai (峯岸みなみのやっぱり今日も褒められたい) (2020 – )
- Three-Penny Opera (三文オペラ) (2018)
- Futari Okuni (ふたり阿国) (2019)
- Favourite drama: Kids' War
- Favourite flower: Lavender
- Favourite food: Fried prawns
- Habits: Clicking her fingers
- During her teenage years, Minegishi was known as the "rebellious child."
- Good friends with: Maeda Atsuko, Takahashi Minami, Kojima Haruna and Nishino Miki.
- Oldest member in Team K.
- Known for her good relationship with younger members.
- Leader of Driving Club.
- Doesn't like tomatoes.
- Has been participating in dance lessons since grade 1 and considers it her favorite sport.
- Had the nickname Gojira (Godzilla) in primary school, but she was also often associated with Gachapin (a Japanese children's cartoon character).
- Wants to get married at around age 30. She would like her future husband to call her 'Minami' rather than 'Miichan.' She has shared she used to feel jealous of Takahashi Minami because everyone called her Minami in the beginning, while she was referred to as Miichan.
- She used to want to be the perfect idol type, but she was often told she would fit better as a variety idol due to her rebellious persona. She was unhappy with this for a while, but eventually embraced being a Variety Idol and these days, she is frequently a guest on different types of variety shows.
- Collects hats.
- Keeps warm in winter by pretending it's summer and feeling thankful that it's so breezy. She learned this from a manga
- Is often jealous of Kojima Haruna for being able to write kanji that she can't write herself
- Her father was a big fan of Asaka Yui and Minamino Yoko, and frequently asked Minami to take photos of the other AKB48 members
- Her parents used to run a restaurant named "Tea Room Tane" located in Takashimadaira, Tokyo. On February 26, 2016 it was remodelled to a beer speciality pub named "Kirigirisu" (Cricket). It could be possible that the name is derived from the No Sleeves song Kirigirisu Jin.
- Is allergic to cats
- She is the only AKB48 member to have been on all four teams and a Kenkyuusei.
- Her screen name in Majisuka Gakuen 2 was "Shaku" (screentime) as that was always what she was striving for.
- Former member of the fake group "SONE" with Kitahara Rie, Sashihara Rino and Miyazaki Miho, that regularly participated on Request Hour MCs. They disbanded in 2014.
- She had her 1000th theater performance on February 21, 2020.
- Despite being the only member of the 1st Generation to still be in AKB48, she is not the oldest.
- When Miichan was one year old, she received a cuddly toy named "Beaver-chan." She introduced the toy to her fans in the introduction profile video for AKB48's first single Aitakatta. After this, it also appeared in her first photobook and her parents took it with them to see Miichan backstage after the General Election 2013.
- Her poster for the 2017 General Election was designed by Lily Franky, a Japanese award winning illustrator, writer and actor.
- Jabaja is the first single since debut to not include Minegishi on any song.
Minegishi Minami 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Minegishi Minami (2018)
Minegishi Minami 9th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2017)
Minegishi Minami (2017)
Minegishi Minami 8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2016)
Minegishi Minami (2016)
Minegishi Minami (2015)
Minegishi Minami (2014)
Minegishi Minami (Late 2013)
Minegishi Minami (Early 2013)
Minegishi Minami (2012)
Minegishi Minami (2011)
Minegishi Minami (Late 2010)
Minegishi Minami (Early 2010)
Minegishi Minami (2009)
Minegishi Minami (Late 2008)
Minegishi Minami (Early 2008)
Minegishi Minami (Late 2007)
Minegishi Minami (Early 2007)
Minegishi Minami (Late 2006)
Minegishi Minami (Early 2006)