Oshima Mai

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Oshima Mai
Oshima Mai Hori Pro Profile (2018)
Name
Kanji 大島麻衣
Kana おおしま まい
Romaji Ōshima Mai
Nickname Maimai (まいまい)
Birth Info
Birthdate September 11, 1987  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Adachi, Tokyo, Japan  
Hometown Flag of Japan.png Noda, Chiba, Japan
Blood type A
Current Age 35 Years Old
Sizes
Height 159cm
Professional Info
Agency Hori Pro
Social Networks Ameblo / Instagram / Twitter / YouTube / YouTube
Idol Career Info
Former Group AKB48
Former Team Team A
Debuted October 2005 / 1st Generation
Graduated April 2009

Oshima Mai was a member of AKB48's Team A. She is now affiliated with Hori Pro.

Catchphrase

あなただけのセクシーなうさぎちゃん、まいまいこと大島麻衣です
Anata dake no SEKUSHII na usagi-chan, Maimai koto Oshima Mai desu
(I'm your sexy bunny, Oshima Mai, known as Maimai)

Trivia

  • Audition Song: Amaenbo (Otsuka Ai)
  • Hobbies: Karaoke, walking her dog, watching movies and concerts, South Korea and learning Korean
  • Special skills: Volleyball, hula hoop, clarinet
  • Favorite artists: Otsuka Ai, Koda Kumi
  • Favorite colors: Red, black, white
  • Favorite fruits: Strawberries, peaches, apples
  • Favorite phrase: "Yareba dekiru!" (為せば成るっ!, "If you want to do something, you can do it!")
  • Good friends with: Usami Yuki, Orii Ayumi, Fujie Reina
    • She saw Fujie Reina as a younger sister. After graduation she remained close friends with Fujie and went to her graduation ceremony years later.
  • She was born in Adachi, Tokyo, but moved to Noda, Chiba when she was in 4th grade.
    • She promoted Noda City on her official blog by renaming the blog to "Nodashimin" ("citizen of Noda"). She is also a Noda City Goodwill Ambassador.
    • She attended Noda Municipal Nanbu Elementary School, Noda Municipal Nanbu Junior High School, and Chiba Prefectural Nagareyama Kita High School growing up.
  • She has a brother two years older than her and a brother 10 years younger than her.
  • She was the captain of the volleyball club when she was in high school.
  • Before joining AKB48 she belonged to talent agency JMO and was part of the musical group "C.T.D ~brand new~".
  • She was scouted by an AKB48 staff person on the streets of Shin-Okubo, Tokyo after leaving a yakiniku restaurant. She was given a flyer inviting her to attend the AKB48 1st Generation audition.
  • If she had not joined AKB48, she would have attended a vocational school.
  • Her catchphrase was created by Minegishi Minami.
  • She was one of the original front-members of AKB48. She was chosen for many Senbatsus and served as a spokesperson for the group on music show MCs. Notably she spoke as the AKB48 representative during the 2007 NHK Kouhaku Utagassen.
  • She did many activities alongside Itano Tomomi and Kasai Tomomi as "AKB48 in HORIPRO". All three members were under Hori Pro.
  • She collects Disney merchandise. Her favorite Disney characters are Marie the cat and Daisy Duck. She also likes Hello Kitty.
  • She burns incense and listens to CDs to relax. While she was in AKB48 she would do this once every day without fail.
  • She was not good at academics and was teased on AKBINGO! for her poor mathematics skills.
  • She wants to visit Hawaii or Guam someday.
  • She loves sweets and sweet foods. She even adds simple syrup to her curry rice.
  • Even when it's cold, she still dresses lightly.
  • She highly appreciates her fans and believes family and friends are very important.
  • She says her ideal type is a man who is manly and not passive.
  • She respects Koda Kumi, Matsushima Nanako, and Fukada Kyoko.
  • She has a pet Papillon dog named "Tart".
  • She played futsal for the team XANADU loves NHC (number 18) through her time at Hori Pro agency.
  • She released two singles after leaving AKB48. However, they were not written by Akimoto Yasushi.
  • She got her driver's license in 2010.
  • She made her acting debut on January 1-th, 2012 in the drama "Honjitsu wa Taiannari".
  • In May 2010 she began work as a fashion model with brand Miel Krishna.
  • From January 6th, 2013 to December 27th, 2015 she was active on the Fuji TV horse racing program "Minna no KEIBA" (broadcast at 3:00 pm on Sundays) as a regular.
  • She owns a clothing brand (Maliya).
  • On January 20th, 2021, she opened her YouTube channel, "Maimai channel".

Team History

Team A → Graduation
Joined AKB48 as a Team A member on October, 2005
Graduated on April 26, 2009

Solo Singles

# Title Release date
01

Mendokusai Aijou (メンドクサイ愛情)

2010.05.05
02

Aitte Nandahoo (愛ってナンダホー)

2010.08.11
03

Second Lady

2011.07.27

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Units

Crayon Friends from AKB48

AKBIdoling!!!

Stage Units

A1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Skirt, Hirari (1st + 2nd Unit)
Kiss wa Dame yo (1st Unit)
A2 (Aitakatta)
Namida no Shounan
Senaka Kara Dakishimete
Rio no Kakumei
A3 (Dareka no Tame ni)
Bird
Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru
A4 (Tadaima Renaichuu)
Haru ga Kuru Made
Himawarigumi 1 (Boku no Taiyou)
Himawari
Himawarigumi 2 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)
Kioku no Dilemma
A5 (Renai Kinshi Jourei)
Heart Gata Virus

Concert Units

AKB48 First Concert "Aitakatta ~Hashira wa Naize!~"

Live DVD wa Derudaroukedo, Yappari Iki ni Kagiruze! AKB48 Natsu Matsuri

AKB48 Masaka, Kono Concert no Ongen wa Ryuushutsushinai yo ne?

Nenwasure Kanshasai Shuffle Sumaze, AKB! SKE mo Yoroshiku ne

"Kami Kouen Yotei" AKB48 NHK Hall Concert 2009

AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri

Photobooks

Solo DVDs

Media Appearances

Dramas

  • Rascal Sons (2012)
  • Honjitsu wa Taian Nari (2012)

Movies

  • Crayon Shinchan "Kaze wo Yobu Utau Ketsu Dake Bakudan!" (クレヨンしんちゃん「嵐を呼ぶ 歌う ケツだけ爆弾!」) (2007)

Variety Shows

Gallery

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Oshima Mai after her graduation (2013)
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Oshima Mai (2009)
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Oshima Mai (Late 2008)
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Oshima Mai (Early 2008)
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Oshima Mai (Late 2007)
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Oshima Mai (Early 2007)
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Oshima Mai (Late 2006)
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Oshima Mai (Early 2006)