Happy Birthday to Akane Takiyama, who turned 19 years old today, May 10!!
Hope she had a great day with family and friends.
She was with NMB48 for about 6 months from May 2011 through December of that year.
She said she was quitting to concentrate on her last year of high school so that she could
And sure enough, she is now attending Kwansei Gakuin University. Congratulations for entering
university, and good luck on your studies Akane chan!!!
She recently posed for an organization called:美学生図鑑〜美男美女大学生スナップサイト〜へ
/ Bigakusei zukan 〜 binan bijo daigakusei sunappu saito 〜 e
( Beauty Student Picture Book, Handsome Men, Beautiful Women Snapshot site)http://bigakusei.campus-web.jp/blog/?p=1883
Her school was founded by a Methodist Missionary in 1889 in Kobe, and the main campus was built in 1929 in Nishinomiya
(between Kobe and Osaka). Architect was William Merrell Vories, who designed the school in the "Spanish Mission Style"-
if you have ever been to California, you would think this campus is from there: