Yoshida Karen

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Yoshida Karen
Yoshida Karen (2019)
Kanji 吉田華恋
Kana よしだ かれん
Romaji Yoshida Karen
Nickname Karen (かれん)
Birth Info
Birthdate August 27, 2002  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Fukuoka, Japan
Blood type O
Current Age 21 Years Old
Height 161cm
Professional Info
Agency **
Social Networks 7gogo / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / YouTube
Idol Career Info
Former Group AKB48
Former Team Team 4
Debuted April 2015 / Team 8
Graduated October 2023

Yoshida Karen was a member of AKB48's Team 4.


  • Replaced Moriwaki Yui as Team 8's Fukuoka representative
  • Hobbies: Dancing, taking pictures, watching television
  • Special skills: Can do a neat cartwheel, imitate anpanman, playing Old Maid (card game)
  • Strong points: Friendly, bright
  • Weak points: Get bored easily, quiet
  • Charm point: Big eyes, eyebrows
  • Favorite word: "Mekutte mekutte" (Season changes and changes)
  • Favorite foods: Tomatoes, meat
  • Hated foods: Onions, mushrooms, cucumbers, tuna sushi
  • Most admire person: Watanabe Mayu, Alfredo Despaigne (Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)
  • Close friends: Utada Hatsuka, Hirano Hikaru, Kawahara Misaki, Yamada Kyoka
  • Describe yourself in one word: My pace
  • Animal you would describe yourself as: Rabbit
  • Future Dream: To become role models for juniors
  • Her favorite subjects in school were music and Japanese.
  • She shared the same nickname as Iwata Karen when they were both active in the group. Both went by "Karen". However, Yoshida's nickname is written in hiragana, while Iwata's was written in katakana.
  • Fellow Team 8 members have described her as cute, friendly, "fluffy", and sometimes airheaded. They said Karen was initially shy and greeted everyone with her shoulders raised tensely, but she came out of her shell after a year in the group. Staff members have described her as calm and mature.
  • Her ideal man is a man who is kind to insects.
  • She does abdominal exercises to strengthen her core.
  • She never appeared on AKBINGO!.
  • She was the only member of Okabe Team A to not appear at the senshuuraku performance of the Team A 6th Stage revival.



  • On April 3rd, joined AKB48 as a member of its Team 8. This date coincides with the first anniversary of Team 8.
  • On June 27th, had her theater debut with Team 8's PARTY ga Hajimaru yo stage.




  • On January 8th, the Fukuoka Prefectural Red Cross Blood Center chose her as the "Fukuoka Prefecture ♥ Blood Donation Promotion Girl."
  • On August 15th, had her first appearance at Team A's Mokugekisha stage.





  • On April 30th, fully transferred to Team 4.

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Team History

Team 8Team 8 and Team ATeam 8 and Team 4Team 4 → Graduation
Joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member on April 3, 2015
Had a Concurrent Position in AKB48's Team A from December 8, 2017 (AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle) to April 19, 2022
Had a Concurrent Position in AKB48's Team 4 from April 19, 2022 (Announcement: December 8, 2021 (AKB48 16th Anniversary Team Shuffle)) to April 30, 2022
Fully transferred to Team 4 on April 30, 2023 (Announcement: October 7, 2022)
Graduated from AKB48 Team 4 on October 1, 2023 (Announcement: July 17, 2023)

Singles Participation

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Songs

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

A6 Revival (Mokugekisha)
Itoshisa no Accel
84 (Sono Shizuku wa, Mirai e to Tsunagaru Niji ni Naru.)
10 Krone to Pan
Itoshisa wo Marumete
45 (Thumbnail)
Subete wa Tochuu Keika
Hibiwareta Kagami

Concert Units

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


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!〜

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ~Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!~


August 8th is Eito no Hi 2022 Puroland no Suteki na Machi e

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

New Team Concert

AKB48 Current Team Final Concert 2023 in KT Zepp Yokohama 〜Last mo Genki ni Naru Naru! Egao ni Naru Naru! Kuranoo ni Naru Naru! Team 4!〜

Media Appearances

Radio Shows

  • DJ Tomoaki's Radio Show! (2021)


Yoshida Karen (2019)
Yoshida Karen (July 2018 - Team 8)
Yoshida Karen 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Yoshida Karen (2018) (AKB48)
Yoshida Karen (July 2017)
Yoshida Karen 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Yoshida Karen (2017) (AKB48)
Yoshida Karen (December 2016)
Yoshida Karen (2016) (AKB48)
Yoshida Karen (2016)
Yoshida Karen (2015)
Yoshida Karen (2015)