Matsuda Rina

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Matsuda Rina
Matsuda Rina (2018 - Debut)
Kanji 松田里奈
Kana まつだ りな
Romaji Matsuda Rina
Nickname Matsuri (まつり), Marina (まりな)
Birth Info
Birthdate October 13, 1999  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Miyazaki, Japan
Blood type O
Current Age 24 Years Old
Height 159.5cm
Professional Info
Agency Seed & Flower
Social Networks Official Blog / SHOWROOM
Idol Career Info
Group Sakurazaka46
Team 2nd Generation
Debuted December 2018 / Keyakizaka46 2nd Generation
Lightstick Colors
Green Yellow

Matsuda Rina is a member of Sakurazaka46's 2nd Generation and the captain of the group.


  • Her audition SHOWROOM number was #45
  • Favorite foods: Gyutan (Beef Tongue), chicken, vegetables
  • Favorite place: Her Futon
  • Favorite color: Red
  • Favorite anime: Fairy Tail
  • First member in Sakamichi Series Group from Miyazaki Prefecture
  • She has an older sister who encouraged her to audition for Keyakizaka46.
  • In middle school she was a member of the student council and in the softball club. Her softball position was pitcher.
  • In high school she was a member of the dance club.
  • Before joining the group she worked at a bank. Her special skill is counting bills.
  • She performed with Keyakizaka46 at NHK's Utacon on December 4th, 2018, only a day after being announced as a member
  • She is known to be a good speaker, especially on variety shows.
    • She is also known for giving an infamously shocking answer during the variety program "Nep League" in 2019. Rina and five other contestants had to spell out the answer to a question by contributing one hiragana character each. Her contribution of “na” (な) changed the answer into something inappropriate for TV, and Sakurazaka46 trended at #1 on Twitter in Japan the day the episode aired.
  • On January 5th, 2021, she was announced as Vice-Captain of Sakurazaka46 in order to help strengthen the bonds between 1st and 2nd Generation members.
  • On November 9th, 2022 she became the captain of the group after Sugai Yuuka’s graduation.


Sakamichi Joint Auditions finalist → Keyakizaka46 2nd GenerationSakurazaka46 2nd Generation
Passed the Sakamichi Joint Auditions on August 20, 2018
Joined Keyakizaka46 2nd Generation on December 4, 2018
Transferred to Sakurazaka46 2nd Generation on October 14, 2020

Singles Participation

Sakurazaka46 A-Sides

Sakurazaka46 B-Sides

Other Singles

Albums Participation

Sakurazaka46 Albums

Keyakizaka46 Albums

Media Appearances

Variety Shows


Other Links

1st Generation
Uemura RinaKoike MinamiSaito Fuyuka
2nd Generation
Inoue RinaEndo HikariOzono ReiOnuma AkihoKousaka MarinoTakemoto Yui
Tamura HonoFujiyoshi KarinMasumoto KiraMatsuda RinaMorita HikaruMoriya RenaYamasaki Ten
3rd Generation
Ishimori RikaEndo RikoOdakura ReinaKojima NagisaTaniguchi AiriNakashima Yuzuki
Matono MioMukai ItohaMurai YuMurayama MiuYamashita Shizuki
Sakurazaka46 History