|Nickname||Cherprang (チャープラン, เฌอปราง)|
|Birthdate||May 2, 1996|
|Birthplace||Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand|
|Current Age||26 Years Old|
|Social Networks||Facebook pages / Instagram|
|Idol Career Info|
|Debuted||February, 2017 / 1st Generation|
Cherprang (Cherprang Areekul) is a member of BNK48's Team BIII, the captain of BNK48 (Soukantoku) and general manager of BNK48 (Shihainin).
- 1 Trivia
- 2 History
- 3 Team History
- 4 BNK48 Senbatsu Election
- 5 BNK48 Janken Tournaments
- 6 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 7 Singles Participation
- 8 Albums Participation
- 9 Units
- 10 Media Apperances
- 11 Solo Songs
- 12 Gallery
- Name in Japanese: チャープラン・アーリークン
- Chinese Name: 刘秀敏 (Liu Xiumin)
- Hobbies: Cosplay
- Makes her own costumes
- The first costume she made was Hatsune Miku
- Likes: Science, NASA, space & astronomy
- Favorite colour: White
- Favorite food Tofu
- Admired member: Yamamoto Sayaka and Okada Nana
- Special skills: Scientific research, coding in Python, foreign languages
- Representative symbol: The cat
- Her fanbase is called the cat flock.
- Can speak Thai, English, and Japanese.
- Part Chinese.
- Was named captain of BNK48 in June 2017.
- Known for her leadership skill, maturity & high intelligence.
- Has a serious image. She considers herself a Ravenclaw.
- Part of the 4 Goddesses Unit with Jennis Oprasert, Praewa Suthamphong (Music) & Punsikorn Tiyakorn (Pun). This unit is usually considered the 'top members' of BNK48.
- Is a university student at the Mahidol University International College with Chemistry as her major.
- Is also a teaching & research assistant.
- Interested in space & gives talks on quantum chemistry & space science at various educational events (e.g Fame Lab for the British Council).
- Has published several research papers for Britain's Royal Science Open Society.
- Is very organised; uses a calendar and diary to write down her daily plans and schedules and sorts them by priority.
- Closest to Izuta Rina in BNK48.
- She is good friends with Taniguchi Megu, Kodama Haruka, Mao WeiJia & Chen Shih-ya.
- GNZ48's Liu LiFei is her fan.
- Is often shipped with Praewa Suthamphong (Music) in a pairing called 'Chersic'
- Got the first lead role in a movie, "Homestay", in 2018.
- In February, she joined BNK48 as a Trainee during the Japan Expo in Thailand
- In June, she was made BNK48 captain.
- In August, she was part of her first Senbatsu with BNK's first single Aitakatta.
- On September 20th, she received a Rotary Club of Chatuchak's juvenile award by Thailand's deputy prime minister.
- In December, she was promoted to Team BIII.
- In December, she was also given her first center position for the Koi Suru Fortune Cookie B-side BNK48.
- On February 22nd, was made the Buddhist ambassador for the Magha Puja Day by Thailand's National Office of Buddhism.
- On March 9th, at the EduLife Expo in Bangkok, was announced as a role model together with Natruja Chutiwansopon (Kaew) and Sawitchaya Kajonrungsilp (Satchan) by the Thai princess Soamsawali.
- In March, was part of BNK48's first concert "STARTO" in Bangkok.
- In March, she was invited to "Loukgolf's English Room", an English TV show on the Thai channel GMM25. Together with Punsikorn Tiyakorn and Jennis Oprasert, she did an entire interview in English.
- In May, she and Music were the only non-Japanese 48 Group members to rank in the First Day results of the AKB48 53rd Single Sekai Senbatsu Sousenkyo. They were also the only non-Japanese members to rank in the final results.
- Released on October 25th, became the female lead role for the theater movie "Homestay".
- On November 16th, won the Woman of the Year award at the GQ Thailand Men of the Year Awards 2018.
- In December, filed an official complaint with the police because of photoshopped pictures of her with inappropriate objects. She won the case and the guilty party was fined ฿200,000 and/or sentenced to a jail time of up to three years. It was also made clear that future acts would also be prosecuted.
- On January 26th, at the BNK48 6th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo, ranked first place.
- On March 26th, received her first A-side center position for Beginner because of her sousenkyo rank.
- On June 12th, was nominated as the Top Newcoming girl of 2018 for her role in Homestay at the 8th Daradaily Awards, but did not win.
- On August 24th, was one of the 8 BNK48 members to participate in the AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai.
- On January 14th, her first solo song It's Life was released on BNK48's seventh single 77 no Suteki na Machi e.
- On May 27th, appeared at the virtual concert ONE LOVE ASIA.
- On August 9th, was part of the Shonichi performance for Team BIII's second stage, Saishuu Bell ga Naru.
- On August 12th, announced a collaboration on a project with the the actors Vachirawit Chiva-aree (Bright) and Paris Intarakomalyasut (Ice Paris) for a yet unknown project.
- On March 24th, the BNK48 Trainee stage Ganbare! Kenkyuusei started. It was produced by Cherprang.
- On December 28th, it was announced she would become the General Manager (Shihainin) on top of being the group's captain.
- BNK48 Trainee → Team BIII
BNK48 Senbatsu Election
- 1st Senbatsu Election - #1 (Center)
- 2nd Senbatsu Election - #2 (Senbatsu)
- 3rd Senbatsu Election - Didn't Participate
BNK48 Janken Tournaments
- 1st Janken Competition - #4 (Lost to Patchanan Jiajirachote (Orn))
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 10th Senbatsu Election - #39 (Next Girls)
- Oogoe Diamond (Aitakatta)
- 365nichi no Kamihikouki (Aitakatta)
- BNK48 (Koi Suru Fortune Cookie) (Center)
- Sakura no Hanabiratachi (Shonichi)
- Namida Surprise! (Shonichi)
- Temodemo no Namida (BNK Festival) (Duet with Praewa Suthamphong)
- It's Life (77 no Suteki na Machi e) (Solo)
- Supporter (77 no Suteki na Machi e) (WCenter with Plearnpichaya Komalarajun (Juné))
- Sukida Sukida Sukida (D.AAA)
- Pioneer (Jiwaru DAYS)
- Sakura no Ki ni Narou (Jiwaru DAYS)
- RIVER (RIVER)
- Jabaja (Jabaja)
- Bye Bye Plastic (Jabaja) (Center)
- Warota People (Warota People)
- Can you...? (Warota People) (Center)
- Ma Ma Milk (Warota People)
- BIII1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
- Hoshi no Ondo
- Classmate (Swap)
- BIII-W1 (Waiting Stage)
- Mata Anata no Koto wo Kangaeteta
- Temodemo no Namida (Swap)
- BIII2 (Saishuu Bell ga Naru)
- 18nin Shimai no Uta (Center)
BNK48 Concert "1st 2gether"
AKB48 Group Kanshasai ~Rank in Concert~
BNK48 Space Mission Concert
AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Bangkok
AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai
AKB48 Group CIRCLE JAM 2023
- Team Cute
- Team Cool
- BNK48 Documentary: GIRLS DON'T CRY (2018)
- One Take (2020)
- Homestay (2018)
- One Year (2019)
- Cat Radio TV (2021)
- Cat Radio TV Season 2 (2022)
- Thank You Teacher (2022)
Cherprang, winner of the BNK48 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo (2019)
Cherprang BNK48 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2018)
Cherprang (November 2018)
Cherprang (September 2018)
Cheprang AKB48 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Cheprang (May 2018)
Cheprang (March 2018)
Cherprang (December 2017)
Cherprang (August 2017)