Takemoto Yui

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Takemoto Yui
Takemoto Yui (2018 - Debut)
Kanji 武元唯衣
Kana たけもと ゆい
Romaji Takemoto Yui
Nickname Chukemon (ちゅけもん),
Yui-chan (唯衣ちゃん)
Birth Info
Birthdate March 23, 2002  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Shiga, Japan
Blood type O
Current Age 22 Years Old
Height 158.5cm
Professional Info
Agency Seed & Flower
Social Networks Official Blog / SHOWROOM / Instagram
Idol Career Info
Group Sakurazaka46
Team 2nd Generation
Debuted December 2018 / Keyakizaka46 2nd Generation
Lightstick Colors
Passion Pink Blue

Takemoto Yui is a member of Sakurazaka46's 2nd Generation.


  • Her SHOWROOM Audition number was #48
    • Her nickname during the Sakamichi Auditions was Yotsuba (よつば).
  • Oshimen: Sato Shiori
  • Admired members: Ozono Momoko, Watanabe Miho
  • Favorite songs: Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai, Ima ni Mite iro, Hadashi de Summer
  • Favorite foods: Meat, fruits (strawberry and watermelon), and natto
  • Favorite animals: Dog, horse
  • Favorite model: Arai Yuko
  • Favorite units: Yuichanzu
  • She has a younger brother.
  • She is good at dancing and tongue twisters.
  • She likes riding jet coasters but is bad with haunted houses.
  • In Junior High she was part of the badminton and broadcasting club.
  • She has a habit of biting her lower lip.
  • She went to see Koike Minami, Sato Shiori and Imaizumi Yui at handshake events.
  • She performed with Keyakizaka46 at NHK's Utacon on December 4th, 2018, only a day after being announced as a member.
  • Her catchphrase is "Powerful girl birthed by Like Biwa (琵琶湖が生んだパワフルガール!)".
    • This is a reference to the large freshwater lake in her home prefecture of Shiga.
      • She is very enthusiastic for her love of her home prefecture, promoting it whenever she gets the opportunity.
  • She announced on her blog in February 2020 that she is enrolling in university.
  • She is known for being good at academics and has ranked Top 3 in both Academic Rankings she's participated in.
    • She is often invited to quiz variety shows such as "Todai Ou" and "Q-Sama!!"
  • She gets along well with Inoue Rina, who gave her the nickname "Chukemon".
  • She loves Moriya Rena, says her heart goes "kyun" when she sees her.


Sakamichi Joint Auditions finalist → Keyakizaka46 2nd GenerationSakurazaka46 2nd Generation
Passed the Sakamichi Joint Auditions on August 20, 2018
Joined Keyakizaka46 2nd Generation on December 3, 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