Akiyama Yurika
(あき)(やま) ゆりか
Akiyama Yurika promoting "Never Never Give Up"
Nicknames Akkyan (あっきゃん)
Birth Info
Born October 19, 1992 (1992-10-19) (age 27)
Origin Kanagawa, Japan
Blood Type AB
Zodiac Sign Libra Libra
Height 158cm
Professional Info
Genres Japanese Pop
Occupation Singer
Years Active 2004-2015
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2004-2007)
TNX (2007-2015)
Label UP-FRONT WORKS (2004-2006)
Good Factory Record (2006-2008)
TN-Mix (2008-2012)
Pony Canyon (2008-2012)
Victor Entertainment (2012-2015)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Egg, THE Possible, AKIHABARA Backstage pass
Ciao Bella Cinquetti Info
Joined August 6, 2006
Member Color      Purple
Debut Single Young DAYS!!
Last Single Omotesandou / Futakotamagawa / Never Never Give Up
Graduated August 10, 2015
Hello Pro Egg Info
Joined June 20, 2004
Generation 1st Generation
Left October 13, 2007
Time in Group 3 Years, 3 Months, 24 Days
Blog Ameblo-favicon.png Akiyama Yurika Official Blog
Twitter Twitter_2012.svg @yurika_akiyama

Akiyama Yurika (秋山ゆりか) is a former Japanese idol and actress. She was best known for being a member of Ciao Bella Cinquetti (formerly known as THE Possible) from 2006 to 2015.

She initially joined Hello! Project in June 2004 as a member of Hello Pro Egg, later graduated from Hello! Project in 2007 when THE Possible was transferred to NICE GIRL Project!. After releasing their first single under Ciao Bella Cinquetti, Akiyama graduated from the group on August 10, 2015 and subsequently retired from the entertainment industry.



Akiyama Yurika, September 2014


Akiyama Yurika, April 2013


Akiyama Yurika, February 2013


Akiyama Yurika, August 2012


Akiyama Yurika, 2012 as a member of Akihabara Backstage Pass


Akiyama Yurika, March 2012


Akiyama Yurika, September 2009


On October 13, she graduated from Hello Pro Egg along with the other members of THE Possible.

2015 Edit

On August 10, she graduated from Ciao Bella Cinquetti and retired from the entertainment industry.

Personal LifeEdit

Akiyama has a brother 4 years younger than her.

Her family owns 3 dogs, named Kane, Ron and Rinrin.

When Akiyama joined Hello Pro Egg in June 2004, she was a sixth year elementary school student. She graduated from high school in March 2010.

Akiyama most notably got along best with Okada Robin Shoko and Goto Yuki in Ciao Bella Cinquetti.

  • Akkyan (あっきゃん): Official nickname, given her since joining Hello Pro Egg. Used by members and fans.

Profile Edit

  • Hobbies: Nail art, taking pictures, eating, singing
  • Special Skill: Badminton
  • Strong Point: Willfullness
  • Weak Point: Gets bored easily
  • Charm Point: Her cheeks
  • Favorite Music Genre: Western music
  • Favorite Sports: Baseball, soccer
  • Dislikes: Her skin color
  • Favorite Food: Apples, strawberries, meat
  • Least Favorite Food: Green pepper, eggplant
  • Favorite Phrase: Onaka suita (お腹すいた; I'm hungry)
  • Favorite Word: Smile
  • Favorite English Word: Love
  • Favorite Color: Purple
  • Favorite Animal: Cat
  • Favorite Flower: Lily
  • Favorite School Subjects: Society, Music
  • Favorite TV Show: Yo ni mo Kimyouna Monogatari
  • Favorite Movie: Nihon Chinbotsu
  • Favorite Hello! Project Song: Suki na Senpai
  • Looks Up To: Matsuura Aya, Goto Maki


Solo SongsEdit


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  • [2009.08.26] Akkyan Chu (あっきゃんChu)
  • [2011.07.13] Akkyan Buchu (あっきゃんBuchu)

Discography Featured InEdit



  • [2006.08.02] CRY FOR HELP! ~Uchuu Station Chikaku no Baiten ni te~ (CRY FOR HELP!~宇宙ステーション近くの売店にて~)
  • [2010] Fushigi Yuugi (as Hongo Yui)
  • [2011] Fushigi Yuugi ~Shujaku Hen~ (as Hongo Yui)
  • [2011] Alice in Chrono Paradox
  • [2012] Fushigi Yuugi ~Seiryuu Hen (as Hongo Yui)

TV ProgramsEdit


  • [2011] Cheerfu11y (チアフリー)




  • [2009.06.25] Akkyanbee (あっきゃんべー)


  • [2007.07.13] Doki☆Doki☆Possible (ドキ☆ドキ☆ポッシボー)
  • [2007.07.13] Kyapi♡Kyapi♡Possible? (キャピ♡キャピ♡ポッシボー)
  • [2008.08.25] Baribari Mizugi DE Possible! (バリバリ水着DEポッシボー!)


  • Her favorite character is Stitch.
  • Her lucky number is 28.
  • She compares herself to a cat.
  • Her ideal type is someone shy, while she doesn't like people who show off too much.
  • She has the same last name as Tsubaki Factory member Akiyama Mao.

See AlsoEdit

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