Shimazaki Haruka

  • I. Introduction:

    Shimazaki Haruka was a member of AKB48's Team A. She is now affiliated with Big Apple.

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    A Japanese actress, singer, and former member of the Japanese idol group AKB48, her supposed apathetic attitude toward idol fans led to the popularity of the buzzword "salty treatment" (塩対応, shio taiō) in Japanese media. Since graduating from AKB48 in 2016, Shimazaki has worked as an actress, including roles in Hiyokko, Nisekoi, and Tonde Saitama. She also started her own YouTube channel on March 30, 2020.

    II. History:

    III. 2009

    • In September, joined AKB48 as part of its 9th Generation.
    • On November 15th, had her theater debut with the other AKB48 Kenkyuusei of the 8th and 9th Generation at the Idol no Yoake stage.

    IIII. 2010

    • On May 26th, participated in her first song, Boku no YELL on AKB48's 16th single Ponytail to Shushu.
    • On June 9th, at the 2nd Senbatsu Election, ranked #28 (Undergirls).
    • On October 5th, passed the Kenkyuusei Selection.
    • On December 8th, at AKB48's 5th Anniversary Commemorative Stage, promoted to Team Unknown.
    • On December 12th, had her first appearance on AKBINGO!.

    IIIII. 2011

    • Starting on April 15th, starred in Majisuka Gakuen 2.
    • On May 25th, received her first center position for Anti on AKB48's 21st single Everyday, Kachuusha.
    • On June 6th, was moved to Oba Team 4.

    IIIV. 2012

    • On May 23rd, was chosen for her first senbatsu position for AKB48's 26th single Manatsu no Sounds good!.
    • From April 14th to June 30th, appeared in the drama Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou
    • On June 6th, at the 4th Senbatsu Election ranked at #23 (Undergirls) after dropping out the year before.
    • Starting on July 13th, starred in Majisuka Gakuen 3.
    • On August 24th, at the Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle, Team 4 was dissolved – moved to Umeda Team B.
    • On October 13th, appeared in the movie version of Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou.
    • On September 18th, at the 29th Single Janken Senbatsu Tournament, became first place.
    • On December 5th, had her first A-side center position for AKB48's 29th single Eien Pressure because of her victory at the Janken tournament.

    IIV. 2013

    • On January 6th, had a guest appearance on ATARU.
    • On May 22nd, appeared as one of the four centers for AKB48's 31st single Sayonara Crawl alongside Watanabe Mayu, Itano Tomomi and Oshima Yuko.
    • On June 8th, at the 5th Senbatsu Election, ranked in senbatsu for the first time at #12.
    • On July 19th, her first solo photo book Paruru, Komaru was released.
    • On September 14th, appeared in the movie version special of ATARU.
    • On December 12th, was ranked 6th in Nihon Monitor's "2013-nen Talent CM Kiyoushaasuu Ranking."
    • On December 24th, was ranked 56th in the list of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World.

    IIVI. 2014

    • On January 14th, received her first solo song Douki on AKB48's 3rd original album Tsugi no Ashiato.
    • On February 24th, at the AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri, was moved to Takahashi Team A.
    • On June 7th, at the 6th Senbatsu Election, ranked in Kami 7 for the first and only time at #7.
    • On December 12th, voiced Yukippe in the movie "Yokai Watch Tanjo no Himtesu Danyan!" (妖怪ウォッチ 誕生の秘密だニャン!).

    IIVII. 2015

    • From January 19th to March 30th, starred in Majisuka Gakuen 4.
    • On March 26th, at the AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015, stayed with Yokoyama Team A.
    • On May 20th, was chosen as the solo center for AKB48's 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai.
    • On August 7th, went on a temporary hiatus due to health reasons.
    • Starting on August 24th, starred in Majisuka Gakuen 5.
    • On October 11th, appeared as the lead in AKB Horror Night Adrenaline no Yoru (Episode 24).
    • On November 20th, her second solo photo book ParU was released.
    • On November 21st, appeared in the movie "Gekijou Rei" (劇場霊).

    IIVIII. 2016

    • From April 17th to June 19th, starred in "Yutori Desu ga na ni ka" (ゆとりですがなにか).
    • On July 2nd, appeared in the movie "Haunted Campus" (ホーンテッド・キャンパス).
    • On October 3rd, announced her graduation from AKB48.
    • From October 18th to December 20th, starred in "Keishichou Nashigorenka" (警視庁 ナシゴレン課).
    • On November 11th, was chosen as the center for AKB48's 46th and Haruka's final single, High Tension.
    • On December 25th, appeared in Cabasuka Gakuen.
    • On December 27th, had her last appearance on AKBINGO!.

    IIIX. 2017

    • From January 14th to March 18th, appeared in "Super Salaryman Saenashi" (スーパーサラリーマン左江内氏).
    • On June 9th, was hospitalised and underwent sinusitis surgery and was released a few days later.
    • From April 3rd to September 30th, appeared in "Hyokko" (ひよっこ).
    • From June 23rd to August 4th, appeared in "Blanket Cats" (ブランケット・キャッツ).
    • From October 15th to December 17th, appeared in "Ima kara Anata wo Kyouhakushimasu" (今からあなたを脅迫します).

    IIX. 2018

    • From January 11th to March 15th, appeared in "Repeat ~Unmei wo Kaeru 10-kagetsu~" (リピート〜運命を変える10か月〜).
    • From April 5th to 7th, appeared in the stage play "Manga Mitai ni Ikanai." (漫画みたいにいかない。).
    • From October 7th to November 25th, appeared in "Shufu Katsu!" (主婦カツ!).
    • On November 8th, appeared in episode 4 of "Legal V ~Moto Bengoshi Takanashi Shouko~" (リーガルV〜元弁護士・小鳥遊翔子〜).
    • On November 11th, appeared in episode 5 of "Kyou kara Ore wa!!" (今日から俺は!! ).
    • On December 21st, appeared in the movie "Nisekoi" (ニセコイ).

    IIXI. 2019

    • On February 22nd, appeared in the movie "Tonde Saitama" (翔んで埼玉).
    • From March 25th to March 28th, appeared in "Hyokko 2" (ひよっこ2).
    • From April 12th to May 17th, appeared in "Tokyo Nijuusanku Onna" (東京二十三区女).
    • From May 9th to 16th, appeared in episodes 4 and 5 of "Yuugi Mitai ni Ikanai" (遊戯みたいにいかない).

    IIXII. 2020

    • On January 2nd, appeared in "Hage Shiwashiwa Tokidoki Koi" (ハゲしわしわときどき恋).
    • On February 7th, appeared on "Chuusai Keiji Season 2" (駐在刑事 Season2).

    III. Movies and Dramas:

    IIII. Movies

    • Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou (私立バカレア高校) (2012) – Shingyoji Fumie
    • ATARU THE FIRST LOVE & THE FIRST KILL (2013) – Mizuno Rumi
    • Yokai Watch Tanjou ni Himetsu Danyan! (妖怪ウォッチ 誕生の秘密だニャン!) (2014) - Yukippe
    • Gekijou Rei (劇場霊) (2015) – Mizuki Sara
    • Haunted Campus (ホーンテッド・キャンパス)Nada Koyomi
    • Nisekoi (ニセコイ) (2018) – Tachibana Marika
    • Tonde Saitama (翔んで埼玉) (2019) – Sugawara Narumi

    IIIII. Dramas

    • Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジスカ学園2) (2011) – Kanburi
    • Majisuka Gakuen 3 (マジスカ学園3) (2012) – Paru
    • Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou (私立バカレア高校) (2012) – Shingyoji Fumie
    • ATARU SP Episodes (2013)
    • So long! (2013)
    • Majisuka Gakuen 4 (マジスカ学園4) (2015) – Salt
    • Majisuka Gakuen 5(マジスカ学園5) (2015) – Salt
    • AKB48 Love Night Factory (AKBラブナイト 恋工場) (2016) – Haruko (Episode 33)
    • Yutori desu ga na ni ka (ゆとりですがなにか) (2016) – Sakama Yutori
    • Keishichou Nashigorencha (警視庁 ナシゴレン課) (2016) – Murata Sachiko (Episode 9)
    • Cabasuka Gakuen (キャバすか学園) (2016–2017) – Plankton (Episode 8 and 9)
    • Blanket Cats (ブランケット・キャッツ) (2017) – Mizushima Kaede
    • Ima kara Anata wo Kyouhakushimasu (今からあなたを脅迫します) (2017) – Tochi Otome
    • Repeat ~Unmei wo Kaeru 10-kagetsu~ (リピート〜運命を変える10か月〜) (2018) – Machida Yuka
    • Shufu Katsu! (主婦カツ!) (2018) – Miyamoto Hana
    • Legal V ~Moto Bengoshi Takanashi Shouko~ (リーガルV〜元弁護士・小鳥遊翔子〜) (2018) – Mineshima Rena (Episode 4)
    • Kyou kara Ore wa!! (今日から俺は!!) (2018) – Woman of the Takenoko tribe (Episode 5)
    • Hyokko 2 (ひよっこ2) (2019) – Makino Yuka
    • Tokyo Nijuusanku Onna (東京二十三区女) (2019) – Ririko
    • Yuugi Mitai ni Ikanai (遊戯みたいにいかない) (2019) – Saijou Tsukasa (Episode 4 and 5)
    • Hage Shiwashiwa Tokidoki Koi (ハゲしわしわときどき恋) (2020)
    • Chuusai Keiji Season 2 (駐在刑事 Season2) (2020)

    IV. Trivia:

    • Favorite actress: Kitagawa Keiko
    • Favorite AKB48 song: RIVER
    • Favorite colors: Black and white
    • Favorite country: United Kingdom
    • Favorite drink: Cream soda
    • Favorite foods: Sukiyaki, umeboshi, yakitori, melon bread, grape, avocado
    • Favorite member: Kato Rena (ParuRena), Sato Kiara
    • Favorite season: Spring
    • Favorite snack: Jagabee
    • Favorite number: 19
    • Special skill: Unicycling
    • Good friends with: Yokoyama Yui (YuiParu)
    • Former member of the Shino-Club
    • Former vice-chairman of the now disbanded Melonpan Alliance
    • Assigned to Big Apple on March 23, 2012
    • Nicknamed "Ponkotsu" which loosely means "Can't Do Anything Right"
    • Bad at drawing and athletics
    • Is known to have "salty treatment"/"shiotaiou, 塩対応" especially in handshake events, showing apathy towards her fans
      • This was especially apparent in fan photo-events, where she chose to stand behind a short partition instead of at a table with the fan
    • Is said that her father's face looks like Yabe Hiroyuki
    • Practiced "saka agari" (reverse pull-ups) at the park with her dad when she was younger. During the 2013 Mechaike Sports Meet, she became frustrated when she was not able to demonstrate a "saka agari" successfully
    • Has a brother who is 10 years younger than her
    • Has a solo song, Douki, which she doesn't feel comfortable singing. Because of this, the song was once presented as a duet (with Kizaki Yuria) and once as a 9th Generation song
    • Suffers from asthma and respiratory problems. In late 2015 and early 2016, she was absent from many events due to her health condition
      • During this time, she became more active on social media, conversing with fans at night when her illness kept her awake
    • Attended the same high school as Kojima Haruna
    • Her nickname was thought of by Yonezawa Rumi, who also created Watanabe Mayu's "Mayuyu"