Natori Wakana

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Natori Wakana
Natori Wakana (2015)
Kanji 名取稚菜
Kana なとり わかな
Romaji Natori Wakana
Nickname Wakanyan (わかにゃん)
Birth Info
Birthdate June 7, 1995  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Tokyo, Japan
Blood type A
Current Age 29 Years Old
Height 155cm
Professional Info
Agency **
Social Networks Instagram / Twitter
Idol Career Info
Former Group AKB48
Former Team Team 4
Debuted October 2010 / 11th Generation
Graduated February 2016

Natori Wakana was a member of AKB48's Team 4.


Shiawase wo hakobu 4tsu no ekubo. Anata ni shiawase wo todokimasu, Wakanyan koto Natori Wakana desu.
(I carry happiness with my four dimples. Your deliver of happiness, Natori Wakana, known as Wakanyan.)
29-sai no Wakanyan koto Natori Wakana desu
(29 years old Wakanyan, Natori Wakana)


  • Audition Song: Itsu no Hi ni ka (Shimatani Hitomi)
  • Charm point: Dimples, mole at the top of her lips
  • Hobbies: Collecting things that smell good
  • Favorite body part: Collarbone and wrist
  • Favorite AKB48 song: Suki Suki Suki, Inseki no Kakuritsu
  • Favorite animals: Dog, lion, rabbit
    • She had a dog and had a rabbit called Lionrabbit.
  • Favorite brand: Choosy Chuu
  • Favorite colors: White, pink, light purple, yellow
  • Favorite drink: Cocoa, jasmine tea
  • Favorite food: Motsunabe, umatoge, tartare
  • Least favorite food: Carrot, kidney beans, coriander
  • Favorite numbers: 3, 8
  • Favorite sport: Tennis
  • Favorite word: 「癒される」 (iyasareru, healing)
  • Future ambition: Actress
  • She is former member of Light Music Club.
  • She was known for her singing ability.
  • She often did gravure shoots.
  • Her special skill is plate spinning.
    • Her B Garden line reads: "My femininity is strong / But my special skill is plate spinning".
  • She said that since she joined AKB48, she never had a calm birthday because it's very close to Senbatsu Election.
  • Because of the size of her chest, fans often call her "Wakappai" (Wakana + Oppai).
  • She's known as a "hetare character" (doesn't do anything).
    • In Nemousu Terebi the girls were visiting the Yakushima Jomon and she often said "I can't do it" and "my foot hurts" like these were her favorite phrases. Because of this, the others named her as "the member who most likely pulls her leg". She later said, she doesn't do any exercises and hates walking.
  • According to the members, she comes from a rich family.
  • Currently, she is the producer of coffee blend FOFO COFFEE and café creator consultant.

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Team History

AKB48 KenkyuuseiTeam UnknownTeam BTeam 4 → Graduation
Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on July 24, 2010 (Debut: October 10, 2010)
Promoted to Team Unknown on June 24, 2012
Transferred to Team B on August 24, 2012 (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
Transferred to Team 4 on March 26, 2015 (AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015)
Graduated from AKB48 Team 4 on February 14, 2016 (Announcement: October 15, 2015 | Graduation Stage: December 20, 2015 | Last activity: February 14, 2016)

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS4 (Theater no Megami)
Yokaze no Shiwaza
Team B Waiting Stage
Kimi no C/W (Under)
B3 (Pajama Drive)
Pajama Drive (Revival) (Under)
Temodemo no Namida (Revival) (Under)
SS1 (Eve wa Adam no Abarabone)
Heart Gata Virus
Kimi Dake ni Chu! Chu! Chu!

Concert Units

AKB48 First Dome Concert "Yossha~Ikuzo~! in Seibu Dome"

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

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


Natori Wakana (2014)
Natori Wakana (2013)
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Natori Wakana (2012)
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Natori Wakana (2011)
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Natori Wakana (2010)