Oguri Yui

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Oguri Yui
Oguri Yui (2018)
Kanji 小栗有以
Kana おぐり ゆい
Romaji Oguri Yui
Nickname Yuiyui (ゆいゆい)
Birth Info
Birthdate December 26, 2001  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Tokyo, Japan
Blood type AB
Current Age 22 Years Old
Height 163cm
Professional Info
Agency Zest Inc.
Social Networks 7gogo / Instagram / SHOWROOM / TikTok / Twitter / Weibo
Idol Career Info
Group AKB48
Team Regular Members
Debuted April 2014 / Team 8  
Prefecture Tokyo
Lightstick Colors
Yellow Pink

Oguri Yui is a member of AKB48. She is "LARME" regular model.



みーんなのハートを(取っちゃう、取っちゃう) 東京から来ました"ゆいゆい"こと小栗有以です
Mi~nna no HAATO wo (Tocchau, tocchau) Tokyo kara kimashita "Yuiyui" koto Oguri Yui desu
(Everyone's hearts (I'll take them, I'll take them) I came from Tokyo, Oguri Yui known as "Yuiyui")


  • Team 8 Performances: Kumamoto, Sapporo, Gunma, Aichi, Niigata
  • Favorite AKB48 stage song: Utsukushiki Mono, Runner's High, Squall no Aida ni, Shonichi
  • Hobbies: Photography, visiting large baths alone
  • Special skills: Dancing, can sleep anywhere, one-wheeled bicycle
  • Strong points: Positive
  • Weak points: Always have doubts
  • Charm point: Eyebrows
  • Favorite word: "Thank you"
  • Favorite foods: Crepes, fruits, sweets, sushi, meat, pancakes, cheese, horse meat sashimi
  • Disliked foods: Bitter melon, cilantro
  • Favorite scent: Grapefruit, fabric softener
  • Most admired person: Oshima Yuko, Takahashi Minami, Shimazaki Haruka
  • Close friends: Okabe Rin (PonPon), Oda Erina, Onishi Momoka, Sakaguchi Nagisa, Yoshikawa Nanase, all Team 8 members
  • Animal you would describe yourself as: Rabbit
  • Future Dream: Artist, model
  • She is a former member of IxR.
  • She has an older brother and an older sister. She says her older siblings scolded her often when she was young, as she would play pranks on them.
  • She describes herself as an energetic child who loved to play outdoors. Whether it was at the park or in front of her house, she was always running around. Her favorite game was tag.
  • In her kindergarten album she wrote that her dream was to become an idol. She did not remember writing this, and was shocked to look back at the album after becoming an idol.
    • According to her parents, Yui always liked being around people, would immediately make peace signs or funny faces when she saw a camera, and liked to practice modeling outfits in front of her mirror.
  • She has practiced hip-hop dance since 2nd grade of elementary school.
  • She became an AKB48 fan after seeing a performance of Heavy Rotation on TV. Her oshimen was Oshima Yuko.
  • She applied for Team 8's auditions after hearing about it from her friend. Her grandmother supported her decision as well.
    • She and three of her friends all planned to take the audition together. However, in the end Yui was the only who applied.
  • She is known for her positive and bright character. Fellow Team 8 members describe her as cute, positive, and "like a toy poodle".
    • Shimizu Maria commented that Yui often makes charming typos in her texts.
    • Yoshikawa Nanase noted that Yui was initially very quiet, but has grown to care for all Team 8 members and has become more talkative. She even becomes noisy with Takahashi Ayane when they share hotel rooms together.
    • Theater manager Hosoi Takahiro commented that after becoming center of Teacher Teacher in 2018 her dedication to work grew considerably, but she still has a childishness side to her.
  • She made her debut at the AKB48 theater on June 10th, 2014, as a back-dancer for a revival performance of Renai Kinshi Jourei.
  • According to Honda Hitomi, Yui is good at English.
  • She is left-handed.
  • She says she is close with her family.
    • Her favorite time is when she shares a homemade meal with her family talking about silly things.
    • If she has worries, the first people she consults are her mother and sister.
  • Her oshimen is Murayama Yuiri.
  • Her fans in Japan type her nickname in small kana, or sutegana: (ゅぃゅぃ).
  • She said that thanks to the Team 8 song 47 no Suteki na Machi e, she has been able to memorize all 47 Japanese prefectures.
  • If she could work part-time, she would want to be a nursery teacher.
  • No matter how cold it is, she likes to wear skirts year-round.
  • She is afraid of thunder, so she dislikes summer because of the storms.
  • She became good at roundhouse kicks after appearing in the drama "Kyouso no Musume".
  • She is strict about food waste and encourages other members to finish everything on their plates, even leftover side dishes.
  • She was the first member of Team 8 to be chosen as an A-side center.
  • She was a "LOVE Berry" exclusive model until the suspension of the magazine's publication (January 2016 - December 2017).
  • She held her first solo concert on January 14th, 2017 at Tokyo Dome City Hall and her second solo concert on January 26th, 2020 at the same venue.
  • Since April 2020 she has been a regular on the MBS Radio show Appare!
  • In April 2021 she appeared as an Imadoki Girl on Fuji TV's morning information program "Mezamashi TV". She was the first AKB48 Group member to be appointed as an Imadoki Girl.
  • Her MBTI personality type is ISFP (according to a test she took in May 2024).




  • On October 13th, had her first appearance on AKBINGO!.


  • On July 26th, attended a fan meeting in Hong Kong with Sakaguchi Nagisa and Kuranoo Narumi.
  • On November 16th, was part of her first senbatsu for AKB48's 46th single High Tension.
  • On December 20th, she was announced as a "LOVE Berry" exclusive model in the magazine's 5th volume.


  • On June 17th, at the 9th Senbatsu Election, ranked for the first time at #51 (Future Girls).
  • On December 8th, received a concurrent position in AKB48's Team A.
  • From December 12th to 26th, during the Watanabe Mayu graduation specials on AKBINGO!, was dubbed Mayu's successor.


  • On March 17th, she was announced as a "LARME" regular model in the magazine's May issue (No. 033).
  • On May 30th, received her first center position for AKB48's 52nd single Teacher Teacher.
  • On June 16th, at the 10th Senbatsu Election, ranked in Undergirls for the first time (#25).




  • On February 10th, appeared on "Ookami Shounen - Hamada Kayousai" (オオカミ少年・ハマダ歌謡祭) together with Honda Hitomi.
  • From March 26th, starred as Saki, the main character's best friend, in "3-nen VR-gumi" (3年VR組).
  • From April 11th, starred as Yuzuki Akane (lead role) in "Good Morning, Nemureru Shishi" (グッドモーニング、眠れる獅子).
  • On April 20th, participated in AKB48's audition show OUT OF 48.
  • On April 20th, appeared on a special program by ReHacQ- (リハック−) for YKK promotion called "Business Request Meeting" (ビジネスクリエイティブ会議), together with Onishi Momoka.
  • On April 30th, fully transferred to Team B.
  • On October 17, transferred to AKB48 Regular Members after the disbandment of Team B.
  • Released in December, starred in the movie "Yume Kanaeru Project" (夢叶えるプロジェクト).


  • On February 22nd, was part of the shonichi performance for the stage Kyou wa Dare ni Koi wo Suru?.
  • On March 31st, released her first solo calendar (ranging from April 2024 to March 2025).
  • Starting in summer, will star in the ABC TV and Asahi TV joint drama "Subarashiki Kana, Sensei!" (素晴らしき哉、先生!).

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

Team History

Team 8Team 8 and Team ATeam 8 and Team BTeam BRegular Members
Joined AKB48 as a Team 8 member on April 3, 2014
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 B from April 19, 2022 (Announcement: December 8, 2021 (AKB48 16th Anniversary Team Shuffle)) to April 30, 2023
Fully transferred to Team B on April 30, 2023 (Announcement: October 7, 2022)
Transferred to Regular Members on October 17, 2023

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Singles

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums


Stage Units

81 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
SS9 (Sekai wa Yume ni Michite Iru)
Kanojo (Solo)
A6 Revival (Mokugekisha)
Enjou Rousen
84 (Sono Shizuku wa, Mirai e to Tsunagaru Niji ni Naru.)
Junjou Soda Sui (Solo)
SS12 (Boku no Natsu ga Hajimaru)
Sakki Made wa Ice Tea (Center)
B4 Revival (Idol no Yoake)
Zannen Shoujo (Center)
Itoshiki Natasha (Center)
SS13 (Kyou wa Dare ni Koi wo Suru?)
Hitori Omoi (Center)

Concert Units

AKB48 9th Anniversary

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


Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

Watanabe Mayu Graduation Concert ~Minna no Yume ga Kanaimasu you ni~

AKB48 Team 8 Senbatsu Concert ~Bokutachi wa Nekkyou Suru~

Hotei Sokudo to Yuuetsukan Fresh All Stars Concert ~Zero Position no Mirai~

AKB48 Group Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2018

AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~

AKB48 53rd Single Sekai Senbatsu Sousenkyo Concert ~Sekai no Center wa Dare da?~

AKB48 Group Kanshasai ~Rank in Concert~ (Senbatsu Sousenkyo Rank-in (17th-100th) members performance)

8gatsu 8nichi wa Eito no Hi Natsu da! Eito da! Pitto Matsuri 2018


AKB48 Team A Tandoku Concert 〜Utsukushikimonotachi〜

AKB48 Team 8 Cuties Concert 〜We are!! Cuties!〜

AKB48 Team 8 Everybody Concert 〜Come On!! Everybody!〜

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Bangkok

AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019


AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai

2020 AKB48 shin Unit Live Matsuri Kaisai Kettei no Oshirase

Minegishi Minami Graduation Concert ~Sakura no Sakanai Haru wa Nai~

AKB48 Tandoku Concert 2021 〜Suki Naraba, Suki da to Iou~

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2021 ONLINE

MX Natsu Matsuri AKB48 2021 ~Saigo no Summer Party!~

Yokoyama Yui Graduation Concert ~Shinya Bus ni Notte~

AKB48 Dobbon! 1 Year Anniversary Live

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
Day 3

AKB48 Dobbon! 2 Year Anniversary Live!

Okada Nana Congratulation concert ~Thanks infinite~

AKB48 Current Team Final Concert 2023 in KT Zepp Yokohama 〜Kekkyoku Dare mo Minna Team B Oshi desu yo ne?〜

MX Matsuri AKB48 62nd Single "Idol Nanka Janakattara" Release Commemoration Concert

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Honda Hitomi Graduation Concert ~Yume to Kibou ni Michita Michi~

AKB48 Dobbon! 3 Year Anniversary Live!

Kashiwagi Yuki Graduation Concert ~17nenkan, Aruite Kita Kono Michi~

AKB48 Spring Concert 2024 in Pia Arena MM



Media Appearances

Variety Shows



  • Majimuri Gakuen (2018) - Lily
  • Koi ni Mudaguchi (恋に無駄口) (2022) - Kano Emma (Lead supporting role)
  • Kyouso no Musume (教祖のムスメ) (2022) - Kurosawa Miyu (Episode 1) (Supporting role)
  • Papa to Musume no Kanokakan (パパとムスメの7日間) (2022) - Nakayama Ritsuko (Lead supporting role)
  • 3-nen VR-gumi (3年VR組) (2023) - Saki (Lead supporting role)
  • Good Morning, Nemureru Shishi (グッドモーニング、眠れる獅子) (2023) - Akane Yuzuki (Lead role)
  • Subarashiki Kana, Sensei! (素晴らしき哉、先生!) (2024) - Kominato Masa


  • Team 8 CBC Radio

Stage Plays

  • Odd Taxi Diamond wa Kizutsukanai (2023) - as Nikaido Rui


Oguri Yui (2018)
Oguri Yui (July 2018 - Team 8)
Oguri Yui 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Oguri Yui (2018) (AKB48)
Oguri Yui (July 2017)
Oguri Yui 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Oguri Yui (2017) (AKB48)
Oguri Yui (December 2016)
Oguri Yui (2016) (AKB48)
Oguri Yui (2016)
Oguri Yui (2015)
Oguri Yui (2014)
Oguri Yui (2014)
Oguri Yui (2014)


Iwatate SahoMurayama YuiriKomiyama HarukaFukuoka SeinaMukaichi Mion
Oguri YuiKuranoo NarumiSakagawa HiyukaShitao MiuTakahashi Ayane
Tokunaga RemiNagano SerikaHashimoto HarunaChiba EriiSato MinamiSuzuki Kurumi
Taguchi ManakaNagatomo AyamiMuto OrinYamauchi MizukiOmori Maho
Ota YukiKohama KokoneSato AiriHashimoto ErikoHatakeyama Nozomi
Hirata YukiHotei MokaMasai MayuuMizushima MiyuuYamazaki Sora