Nanase Ririko


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Picture Credit: The Takarazuka V: Cosmos Troupe | For Whom the Bell Tolls program

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Name: Nanase Ririko
Kanji: 七瀬 りりこ
Current Troupe: n/a
Role: Musumeyaku
Status: Retired

Nickname: Ririko
Real Name: Taitou Ririko (帶刀 梨莉子)
Height: 159cm
Birthday: August 7th, 1988
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Hyogo Prefecture
Favorite Food: coconut milk, apples, water
Favorite Flower: lily
Favorite Colors: pink, black
Hobbies: writing notes with lyrics from her favorite songs
Collections: cute clothes, accessories, hats, musical CDs, skin care goods
Special Talent: imitating people
Origin of Stage Name: decided to make it from her real name
Favorite Role: the etoile she sang in Casablanca, Maid from Trafalgar
Would Like to Try Playing: would like to take on any role

Debut: 2007 (93rd Class) Secret Hunter
Troupe History:
2007 - 2011 Cosmos Troupe


2011: A Beautiful Life / Luna Rossa, Etoile
2011: The Journalist and the Emperor (Nippon Seinenkan / Bow Hall), Deborah Dolittle
2010-11: For Whom the Bell Tolls
2010: Trafalgar / Funky Sunshine
2010: Shangri-La (Drama City / Nippon Seinenkan)
2009-10: Casablanca, Etoile
2009: Phoenix Wright 2 (Bow Hall / Akasaka ACT), Juror
2009: Raindrops Fall on Roses / Amour, it's something like...
2009: Phoenix Wright (Bow Hall / Nippon Seinenkan), Juror
2008: Paradise Prince / Dancing for You
2008: Complete Devotion (Bow Hall)
2008: A Morning Breeze / Passion - A Journey of Love
2007: Valencian Passion / Space Fantasista!
2007: Sakura / Secret Hunter (Grand Theater)

Shinjin Kouen Roles

2011: A Beautiful Life, Katou Kiyomasa's Wife
2010-11: For Whom the Bell Tolls, Rosita
2010: Trafalgar
2009-10: Casablanca, Jeweler
2009: Raindrops Fall on Roses
2008: Paradise Prince
2008: A Morning Breeze
2007: Valencian Passion
2007: Secret Hunter (Grand Theater)

Concerts / Dinner Shows / Special Performances

2011: Fifth Magnolia Concert du Takarazuka
2011: Oue Eiji's "Hankyu Classics" Charity Concert (outside appearance)
2010: Takarazuka Special 2010 - Forever Takarazuka, Chorus
2009: Takarazuka Special 2009 - Way to Glory, Chorus
2007: Takarazuka Sky Stage 5th Anniversary Special, Chorus
2007: TCA Special 2007 - 'Allo! Revue!, Chorus
2007: Pure, Proper, Beautiful, Chorus

After Takarazuka

2017: Legenne An app game where you play girls with animal features trying to become stars.
2016: Jekyll & Hyde
2016: Nanase Ririko Solo Live
2015: Elisabeth (2015)
2014 to Present: The Karaoke Battle (a TV singing competition--she won, and still guest stars as of 2021)
2014: On The Town
2014: The Adams Family
2014: Live concert at Star Pine's Cafe
2013/2015: A Christmas Carol
2013: Anything Goes, ( with Sena Jun, Akisono Mio and Mochizuki Rise )
2013: My Fair Lady
2013: Anna Karenina
2012: Evening Concert at Takarazuka Hotel (October)
2012: Concert at Live Spot Arrow (Three times in 2011 and 2012)
2011: Dinner Concert at Hotel Hankyu International (with her mother, for charity relief efforts; November)
2011: Concert at Live Spot Arrow (September)


  • Sang the Princess Mononoke theme song on Hankyu's Tribute to Studio Ghibli CD
  • Loves watching Tangled, Chicago, Legally Blonde and Takarazuka Sky Stage.
  • In 2014, Ririko became the first Takarazuka contestant to win "The Karaoke Battle," a televised singing competition. Previous contestants who had lost included Ayano Kanami and Maikaze Rira, which shows the level of singing talent that competes.

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