Okabe Rin

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Okabe Rin
Okabe Rin (2019)
Kanji 岡部麟
Kana おかべ りん
Romaji Okabe Rin
Nickname Berin (べりん), Rinrin (りんりん)
Birth Info
Birthdate November 7, 1996  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
Blood type **
Current Age 27 Years Old
Height 159cm
Professional Info
Agency Hori Pro
Social Networks Instagram / SHOWROOM / Twitter / Weibo
Idol Career Info
Group AKB48
Team Regular Members
Debuted April 2014 / Team 8  
Prefecture Ibaraki
Lightstick Color

Okabe Rin is a member of AKB48's Team 8 Audition Generation. She announced her graduation on November 6, 2023.



おー!壁!りんりんりん♪ もしもーし、茨城県から来ました、りんりんこと岡部麟です。
O-! Kabe! Rin rin rin♪ Moshi mo~shi, Ibaraki-ken kara kimashita, "Rinrin" koto Okabe Rin desu.
(O-! Kabe! Rin rin rin♪ Hello hello, came from Ibaraki prefecture, Okabe Rin known as Rinrin.)


  • Team 8 Performances: Kumamoto, Sapporo, Fukushima, Gunma, Aichi, Niigata
  • Favorite AKB48 stage song: Tanjoubi TANGO
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, taking walks, drawing, cooking
  • Special skills: Dance, drawing
  • Strong points: Can do anything when focused
  • Weak points: A bit quiet
  • Charm point: Dimples on right cheek
  • Favorite foods: Lightly-pickled cucumber, Italian cuisine, grilled beef tongue
  • Disliked foods: Spicy foods, natto
    • Ironically, Ibaraki prefecture is famous for its natto.
  • Most admired person: Kojima Haruna, Umeda Ayaka, Amami Yuki
  • Close friends: Oguri Yui (PonPon), all Team 8 Kanto region members
  • Describe yourself in one word: Incomplete
  • Animal you would describe yourself as: Fox
  • Future Dream: Want to be an important figure
  • She has an older brother.
  • Her nicknames include Berin, Rinrin, Orin, and Rinchan.
  • She was inspired to join AKB48 after seeing the Team 8 audition announcement in her second year of high school, thinking it would be a good opportunity to live a life she could be proud of.
  • She practiced jazz ballet starting in 3rd grade of elementary school.
  • She attended university, but dropped out to focus on her idol work. She took nursing classes and trainings.
  • She designed the logo for the Team 8 National Tour and the Team 8 1st Anniversary T-shirt, and also Team 8's mascot (Eight-kun)
  • Her catchphrase was thought of by staff members.
  • Her speaking voice is said to sound like Maeda Atsuko's.
  • Fellow Team 8 members have described her as funny, calm, clever, and mature.
  • She likes clothing with rips, holes, or distressing details. Mukaichi Mion joked that Rin dresses nicely for Instagram photos, but in private her personal clothes have so many rips that they look like they came from the trash.
  • She likes collecting stationery and browsing home decoration catalogs.
  • She likes to make collages.
  • She likes prosciutto ham, and even gifted her father prosciutto on his birthday.
  • She has a habit of correcting people for mispronouncing "Ibaraki". When Sata, host of AKBINGO!, pronounced "Ibaraki" as "Ibaragi", she corrected him twice during the show.
  • She was one of the 15 selected Team 8 members that performed Koi Suru Juuden Prius with Sashihara Rino on AKBINGO! on June, 2014.
  • In May 2015 she appeared as a live broadcast reporter for the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race in Germany. She returned to Japan two days later.
  • She made her voice acting debut in 2016 as a McDonald's Crew Member in the McDonald's Japan animation "Future Me".
  • In January 2018 she was made an official Ambassador of Ibaraki Prefecture by Governor Oikawa Kazuhiko.
  • In November 2021 she was made the image model in a campaign against drunk driving in Ibaraki Prefecture.
  • In AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san she admitted that when AKB48 staff hold virtual meetings with the members late at night, she has joined in while sitting in the bathtub. She explained that everyone has their cameras and microphones turned off anyway, so it isn't a problem if she happens to be bathing.
  • Her official fan club is called “Atelier Berin”.
  • She was a member of the dessert team in the AKB48 Cooking Senbatsu Competition.




  • On February 14th, was part of the shonichi performance for Team 8's Aitakatta stage.
  • On July 21st, had her first appearance on AKB48 no All Night Nippon.
  • On September 17th, appeared in Team 8's first original stage play, Kenran Toka Ranman Toka.
  • On December 4th, was one of the 12 selected Team 8 members that performed on Philippines-Japan Friendship Celebration at Manila, Philippines.







  • On March 15th, was part of the senshuuraku performance for Team A's Mokugekisha stage.
  • On April 7th, appeared on AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san for the first time.
  • On April 19th, officially joined Mukaichi Team A.
  • On April 27th, had her first and only 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?~).
  • From July 23rd to August 2nd, was scheduled to appear in the Japanese version of the Broadway musical "Peter Pan" as Wendy. However, she was only able to perform the first couple of days (see next line).
  • On July 26th, tested positive for COVID-19 and had to enter self-isolation and a hiatus.
  • On August 5th, resumed activities.
  • On September 14th, had her first and final appearance on AKB48, Saikin Kiita Kamo? ~Issho ni Nanka Yatte Mimasen ka?~ (AKB48、最近聞いたかも?~一緒になんかやってみませんか?~).


  • On April 30th, fully transferred to Team A.
  • On October 17, transferred to AKB48 Regular Members after the disbandment of Team A.
  • On November 23, announced her graduation on X (previous Twitter).

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Team History

Team 8Team 8 and Team ATeam ARegular Members
Joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member on April 3, 2014
Had a Concurrent Position in AKB48's Team A from December 08, 2017 (AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle) to April 30, 2023
Fully transferred to Team A on April 30, 2023 (Announcement: October 7, 2022)
Transferred to Regular Members on October 17, 2023

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Singles

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

81 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Anata to Christmas Eve
SS5 (Koukando Bakuage)
SS6 (Minerva yo, Kaze wo Okosen)
Oshibe to Meshibe to Yoru no Chouchou
A6 Revival (Mokugekisha)
Hoshi no Mukougawa
84 (Sono Shizuku wa, Mirai e to Tsunagaru Niji ni Naru.)
Rider (WCenter with Hitomi Kotone)
10 Krone to Pan
SS12 (Boku no Natsu ga Hajimaru)
Saigo ni Ice Milk wo Nonda no wa Itsudarou?

Concert Units

AKB48 9th Anniversary

Team 8 National Tour 〜47 no Suteki na Machi e〜




AKB48 Team 8 Senbatsu Concert ~Bokutachi wa Nekkyou Suru~

AKB48 53rd Single Sekai Senbatsu Sousenkyo Concert ~Sekai no Center wa Dare da?~

AKB48 Group Kanshasai ~Rank in Concert~ (Senbatsu Sousenkyo Rank-in (17th-100th) members performance)

8gatsu 8nichi wa Eito no Hi Natsu da! Eito da! Pitto Matsuri 2018

Snack Time

AKB48 Team A Tandoku Concert 〜Utsukushikimonotachi〜

AKB48 Team 8 Cuties Concert 〜We are!! Cuties!〜

AKB48 Team 8 Everybody Concert 〜Come On!! Everybody!〜

Okabe Rin Solo Concert 〜Moshimo~shi! Rinrin Oshi Desho!?〜

AKB48 Group Spring Festival in Yokohama Stadium

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019


AKB48 Group Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2020

AKB48 Tandoku Concert 2021 〜Suki Naraba, Suki da to Iou~

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2021 ONLINE

MX Natsu Matsuri AKB48 2021 ~Saigo no Summer Party!~

AKB48 Dobbon! 1 Year Anniversary Live

MX Matsuri! AKB48 60th Single "Hisashiburi no Lipgloss" Announcement Commemoration Concert in Budokan 2022

New Team Concert
Day 3

MX Matsuri AKB48 62nd Single "Idol Nanka Janakattara" Release Commemoration Concert

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Media Appearances

Variety Shows


Stage Plays


Okabe Rin (2019)
Okabe Rin (July 2018 - Team 8)
Okabe Rin 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Okabe Rin (2018) (AKB48)
Okabe Rin (July 2017)
Okabe Rin 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Okabe Rin (2017) (AKB48)
Okabe Rin (December 2016)
Okabe Rin (2016) (AKB48)
Okabe Rin (2016)
Okabe Rin (2015)
Okabe Rin (2014)
Okabe Rin (2014)
Okabe Rin (2014)


Kashiwagi YukiSasaki YukariIwatate SahoShinozaki AyanaMurayama YuiriMogi ShinobuKomiyama HarukaTaniguchi Megu
Fukuoka SeinaMukaichi MionShimoguchi HinanaOnishi MomokaOkabe RinOguri YuiOda Erina
Gyoten YurinaKuranoo NarumiSakagawa HiyukaShitao MiuTakahashi AyaneTokunaga RemiNagano SerikaHashimoto HarunaHonda Hitomi
Yamada KyokaChiba EriiMa Chia-LingAsai NanamiKurosu HarukaSato MinamiSuzuki KurumiTaguchi Manaka
Nagatomo AyamiMuto OrinYamauchi MizukiYamane SuzuhaOtake HitomiOmori MahoSaito HarunaYoshihashi Yuzuka