Sato Minami

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Sato Minami
Sato Minami (2019)
Kanji 佐藤美波
Kana さとう みなみ
Romaji Satō Minami
Nickname Satomina (さとみな)
Birth Info
Birthdate August 3, 2003  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Kanagawa, Japan
Blood type O
Current Age 19 Years Old
Height 157cm
Professional Info
Agency DH
Social Networks 7gogo / Instagram / SHOWROOM / TikTok / Twitter
Idol Career Info
Group AKB48
Team Team B
Debuted December 2016 / 16th Generation
Lightstick Colors
Pink Orange

Sato Minami is a member of AKB48's Team B. She is also a member of TinTlip.


  • Hobbies: Drawing, dancing, singing, watching anime, walking
  • Admired members: Nakanishi Chiyori, Mukaichi Mion
  • Favorite 48Group song: Heavy Rotation
  • Favorite food: Omurice, pancakes
  • Favorite anime: Love Live!, Prism Paradise (PriPara)
  • Favorite song: Yozora wa Nandemo Shitteru no? (Love Live!)
  • Future Ambition: Voice actress
  • She was a child actress before joining AKB48.
  • She was also in EXILE's E-Dance Academy before joining AKB48.
  • Her entry number during her AKB48 audition was 32 and she was ranked at 23rd Place during the Showroom part of the auditions.
  • Theater manager Hosoi Takahiro commented that she has an energetic and airheaded personality. Her smile sometimes becomes awkward in front of cameras.
  • She was a Kenkyuusei for over 1000 days.
  • She was the only Kenkyuusei across the 48 Groups to appear on Produce 48.
  • She was known for her mother-daughter relationship with Kang Hyewon during Produce 48.
  • After she was eliminated from Produce 48 her Korean fanbase collected funds and bought her a total of US $4000 worth of gifts. The gifts included an iPhone X 256G, an iPad 256G, a Louis Vuitton wallet, a Samantha Thavasa purse, and more.
  • She is a fan of seiyuu (voice actors).
  • She appeared in the December 6th, 2018 edition of the “Kiratto Pri-chan Fanbook”, a fanbook for the Prism Paradise anime. She has loved the series for many years.
  • In 2020 she appeared in the anime LALALACOCO. She voiced a character who is a supermodel.
  • She serves as the narrator of AKB48 Sayonara Mouri-san, starting in Episode 19.
  • In September 2022 she was cast as Mikasa Maya in the Love Live School Idol Musical stage play.





  • On June 15th, had her first appearance on Produce 48.
    • During the first judges' evaluation, received rank D.
    • During the second judges' evaluation, received rank F.
    • During the first performance round, performed BOOMBAYAH by BLACKPINK.
    • During the first fan voting, placed 58th.
    • During the second performance round, performed Merry Chri by BoA.
    • During the second fan voting, placed 39th and was eliminated.




AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Team History

AKB48 KenkyuuseiTeam ATeam B
Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on December 8, 2016 (AKB48 11th Anniversary)
Promoted to Team A on September 12, 2019 (AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019)
Transferred to Team B on April 19, 2022 (Announcement: December 8, 2021 (AKB48 16th Anniversary Team Shuffle)

Singles Participation

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Songs


Stage Units

KKS8 (16th Generation Kenkyuusei)
Skirt, Hirari (Center)
KKS9 (Let's Go Kenkyuusei!)
Kanpeki Guu~no ne
A6 Revival (Mokugekisha)
Hoshi no Mukougawa
B4 Revival (Idol no Yoake)
Kataomoi no Taikakusen
Itoshiki Natasha

Concert Units

AKB48 11th Anniversary

Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

AKB48 16th Generation Concert ~Kimi no Namae wo Shiritai~

AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~

AKB48 Kenkyuusei + Draft 3-kisei Concert 〜Yukuzo! Nobishiro ☆ Paradise〜

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ~Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!~


2020 AKB48 shin Unit Live Matsuri Kaisai Kettei no Oshirase

Shinshun! AKB48 Fresh Concert 2022 ~Fuyu mo Yappari AKB!~

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

New Team Concert
Day 3

Media Appearances

Variety Shows

Survival Shows


  • AKB48 no Uta (AKB48の歌) (2022) - Episodes 7 & 8
  • Satomina ga Nobute de, Nobute ga Satomina de さとみなが信人で 信人がさとみなで) - Sato Minami (Main lead)

Stage Plays

School Idol Musical (スクールアイドルミュージカル) - Mikasa Maya


Sato Minami 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Sato Minami (Produce 48) (2018)
Sato Minami (2018)
Sato Minami 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Sato Minami (2017)
Sato Minami (2016)
Team B
Asai NanamiIshiwata SenaOguri YuiOmori MahoKashiwagi Yuki
Kitazawa SakiSakaguchi NagisaSato MinamiShinozaki AyanaSuzuki KurumiTokunaga Remi
Nagano MegumiHashimoto HarunaHidaritomo AyakaHirano HikaruFujizono ReiYamada Kyoka
B1B2B3B4B5B6Waiting Stage