Oba Mina

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Oba Mina
Oba Mina (2019)
Kanji 大場美奈
Kana おおば みな
Romaji Ōba Mina
Nickname Minarun (みなるん)
Birth Info
Birthdate April 3, 1992  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Kanagawa, Japan
Blood type A
Current Age 31 Years Old
Height 150cm
Professional Info
Agency Japan Music Entertainment
Social Networks Official Fanclub / 7gogo / Blog / Instagram / Twitter / YouTube / Threads
Idol Career Info
Former Group SKE48
Former Team Team KII
Debuted November 2009 / AKB48 9th Generation
Graduated May 2022

Oba Mina was a member of SKE48's Team KII.


CHIIMU KII no Minarun koto Oba Mina desu
(I'm Team KII's Oba Mina also known as Minarun)
Kyou wa watashi ni koishite! Minaruun!
(Fall in love with me today! Minaruun!)


  • Hobbies: Going home
  • Favorite foods: Ox tongue
  • Favorite words: くそ野郎 (kuso yarou, "jerk")
  • Special skills: Handwriting
  • Good friends with: Kato Rena, Ichikawa Miori
  • Future ambition: Actress in comedy plays
  • One-line message: "I'll try very hard to be an idol!"
  • Member of Drama Club
  • Failed AKB48's 2nd, 4th and 7th generation auditions
  • Was a "Tentative Kenkyuusei" for AKB48 7th generation
  • Her original nickname was Amirun
  • At the age of 3, she won a chopstick contest held in her town
  • Former captain of Team 4
    • Suspended her activities and resigned her Team 4 captain position due to inappropriate posts made before she joined AKB. She returned from suspension on January 4, 2012
    • During her suspension, Shimada Haruka was the temporary captain
  • Her first appearance in Senbatsu was not in her original group. Minarun's first Senbatsu was for SKE48's 12th Single, Utsukushii Inazuma
  • She participated in the shonichi of Team B's Theater no Megami as well as the shonichi of Team KII's Theater no Megami. This makes her one of the only six members (along with Ota Aika, Fujie Reina, Chikano Rina, Melody Nurramdhani Laksani, and Ayana Shahab), and the first one to participate in the shonichi of the same stage twice
  • Became Team KII's Leader on March 30, 2015, after Furukawa Airi's graduation
  • Part of the Chinese mobile game AKB48 Cherry Bay Blaze
  • She registered her marriage to Ishikawa Shuta in January 2023.






  • In September, passed the auditions for AKB48's 9th Generation.
  • On November 15th, made her theater debut.



  • On June 6th, the name of Team Unknown is revealed to be Team 4. Mina is appointed captaincy.
  • On June 9th, during the 3rd Senbatsu Election, ranked #9 (Undergirls).
  • On September 2nd, is removed as captain and goes on a hiatus due to a scandal.







  • On August 2nd, released her first photobook, Hontou no Imi de Otona ni naru Toiukoto.
  • On August 8th, a re-print of the photobook was announced due to demand.
  • On August 23rd, Oricon News announced that her photobook sold over 10,000 copies still ranked in the top 10 in its third week after release.
  • On September 5th, appeared on Tokai TV's "Aichi Teru" (あいちテル).
  • From October 12th to November 14th, appeared in the stage play "Haken Anime!" (ハケンアニメ!).
  • On October 11th, was added as a character to the Chinese-exclusive mobile game AKB48 Cherry Bay Blaze.
  • On November 15th, appeared in the live-action remake of Hell Girl (地獄少女, Jikogu Shoujo).


  • From February 7th, appeared in the TV drama "Ukemen" (ウケメン).
  • In October, appeared in the movie "Little Subculture Wars ~Villevan! no Gyakushuu~" (リトル・サブカル・ウォーズ ~ヴィレヴァン!の逆襲~).
  • On October 3rd, appeared in the TV Aichi drama "Kojou e Ikou III" (テレビ愛知ローカル).
  • On November 9th, was on the cover of Weekly Big Comic Spirits' 50th issue.
  • On November 15th, released her second photobook "Kotae Awase" (答え合わせ).


  • On October 9th, announced her graduation from SKE48.


AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Team History

AKB48 KenkyuuseiTeam UnknownTeam 4Team BTeam B and Team KIITeam KII → Graduation
Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on September 20, 2009 (Debut: November 15, 2009)
Promoted to Team Unknown on December 8, 2010 (AKB48's 5th Anniversary)
Transferred to Team 4 on June 6, 2011
Transferred to Team B on August 24, 2012 (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
Had a Concurrent Position in SKE48's Team KII since April 28, 2013 (AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai) until February 24, 2014
Transferred to SKE48's Team KII on February 24, 2014 (AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri)
Graduated from SKE48 Team KII on May 21, 2022 (Announcement: October 9, 2021 | Graduation Ceremony: April 1, 2022 at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall | Final Theater Performance: April 23, 2022 | Last activity: May 21, 2022)

Singles Participation

SKE48 A-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

SKE48 Sub-Unit B-Sides

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Albums Participation

SKE48 Albums

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

RS2 (Idol no Yoake)
Zannen Shoujo
RS3 (Renai Kinshi Jourei)
Manatsu no Christmas Rose
RS4 (Theater no Megami)
Yokaze no Shiwaza
41 (Boku no Taiyou)
Higurashi no Koi
Team B Waiting Stage
Namida ni Shizumu Taiyou
KII4 (Theater no Megami)
Locker Room Boy
KII3 (Ramune no Nomikata)
Nice to meet you! (Revival)
KII5 (0Start)
Kimi ni Tsuite

Concert Units

Surprise wa Arimasen

Unit Matsuri 2012

Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012

SKE48 Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2013

AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~

Nagoya Dome

SKE48 National Tour

Kobe World Hall
Yokohama Arena

AKB48 8th Anniversary

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013

Unit Matsuri 2014

AKB48 Sister Groups in Saitama Super Arena


AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014

Takajo Aki and Nagao Mariya Graduation Concert

SKE48 Zenkoku Tour ~Ki wa Juku Shita. Zenkoku e Ikou!~


Minna, Nakunjaneezo. Miyazawa Sae Graduation Concert in Nippon Gaishi Hall

AKB48 Group Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2020

Oba Mina Graduation Concert @ Pacifico Yokohama

Solo Songs


Media Appearances


  • Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou (私立バカレア高校) (2012)
  • Hell Girl (地獄少女) (2019) – Mikuriya Sanae
  • Little Subculture Wars ~Villevan! no Gyakushuu~ (リトル・サブカル・ウォーズ ~ヴィレヴァン!の逆襲~) (2020)


  • Majisuka Gakuen (マジスカ学園) (2010) – Student at graduation ceremony
  • Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジスカ学園2) (2011) – Toshima
  • Hanazakari no Kimitachi e〜 Ikemen☆ Paradise〜 (花ざかりの君たちへ〜イケメン☆パラダイス〜) (2011) – Abeno Erika
  • Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou (私立バカレア高校) (2012) – Ushiromiya Saya
  • Majisuka Gakuen 3 (マジスカ学園3) (2012) – Daasu
  • So long! (2013) – Saotome Mami
  • AKB Horror Night Adrenaline no Yoru (AKBホラーナイト アドレナリンの夜) (2015) – Asuka
  • AKB Love Night Koi Koujou (AKBラブナイト 恋工場) (2016)
  • Sasurai Onsen ♨ Endou Kenichi (さすらい温泉♨遠藤憲一) (2019) – Oga Mina
  • Ukemen (ウケメン) (2020)
  • Kojou e Ikou III (テレビ愛知ローカル) (2020)
  • Last Train to Nagoya Vol.8 (名古屋行き最後列車 Vol.8) (Nagoya-iki Sasishuu Ressha Vol.8) (2020)
  • Last Train to Nagoya ~ SKE48 Special (名古屋行き最後列車〜SKE48 Special) (Nagoya-iki Sasishuu Ressha ~ SKE48 Special) (2020)
  • Bokura wa Koi ga Heta Sugiru (僕らは恋がヘタすぎる) (2020) – Sae
  • Last Train to Nagoya Vol.9 (名古屋行き最後列車 Vol.9) (Nagoya-iki Sasishuu Ressha Vol.9) (2021)

Variety Shows

Stage Plays


Oba Mina (2018)
Oba Mina 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Oba Mina 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Oba Mina (2017)
Oba Mina (December 2016)
Oba Mina (2016)
Oba Mina (2015)
Oba Mina (December 2015)
Oba Mina (2014)
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Oba Mina (2013) (SKE48)
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Oba Mina (2013) (SKE48)
Oba Mina (2013) (AKB48)
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Oba Mina (2012) (AKB48)
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Oba Mina (2011) (AKB48)
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Oba Mina (Late 2010) (AKB48)
Oba Mina (Early 2010) (AKB48)
Oba Mina (2009) (AKB48)