Anu Aalto is a Finnish singer. Anu is a current member of the Japanese idol group AKB48's Team A, and holds a concurrent position in HKT48's Team H. She joined in April 2013, a few months after departing from the Hello! Project's  Special Hello! Pro Kenshuusei program.


  • Name: Anu Aalto
  • Nicknames: Anuchan (アヌ-ちゃん), Tocchan (とっちゃん), Tocchin (とっちん)
  • Nationality: Finnish
  • Birthplace: Inari, Finland
  • Birthdate: June 14, 1997 (age 17)
  • Catchphrase: Hei, Konnichiwa, Olen Anu (Hello (Finnish),Hello (Japanese),I am Anu (Finnish))
  • Hobbies: Judo, Watching Dramas
  • Height: 156 cm
  • Groups/Teams/Units Featured in:
    • ​AKB48: Team A (2013-), Sugar Hop! (2013-)
    • HKT48: Team H (2014-)

Senbatsu RankingsEdit

  • 5th Senbatsu Selection: #10
  • 6th Senbatsu Selection: #9

Singles Participated InEdit

AKB48 A-SidesEdit

  • Sayonara Crawl
  • Koi Suru Fortune Cookie
  • Heart Ereki
  • Mae Shika Mukanee
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Kokoro no Placard
  • Kibouteki Refrain
  • Green Flash

AKB48 B-SidesEdit

  • Ikiru koto (Sayonara Crawl)
  • Saigo no Door (Koi Suru Fortune Cookie)
  • Kiss made Countdown (Heart Ereki)
  • Mosh & Dive (Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru)
  • KONJO (Mae Shika Mukanee)
  • Kimi wa Kimagure (Labrador Retriever)
  • Oshiete Mommy (Kokoro no Placard)
  • Juujun na Slave (Kibouteki Refrain)
  • Haru no Hikari Chikadzuita Natsu (Green Flash)
  • Majisuka Fight (Green Flash)



  • [2011] Sayonara,Watashi no Unmei (as Rina)
  • [2013] Hanabira. (as Ririan)
  • [2014] Hanabira. II (as Ririan)

TV ShowsEdit

  • [2013.04.16-present] AKBINGO!
  • [2013-present] ShuukanAKB
  • [2013-present] AKB1/48

Radio ShowsEdit

  • [2013.06.18-2014.03.21] Anu48


  • Anu is close friends with Okada Kanna and Iwata Karen. She is also close with Juice=Juice member Takagi Sayuki, Kobushi Factory member Taguchi Natsumi, and Shiko Jikan member Zoeng Biyu.
  • Her three favorite groups in Japan are AKB48, C-ute and Perfume.
  • Anu currently lives with Iwata Karen, due to the fact that her parents returned in Finland in February 2014. Anu also stayed with Oshima Ryoka for a short period of time.
  • She is fluent in three languages: Finnish, Japanese, and English.
  • Anu likes discovering new idols around Japan, and often requests for fans to send her the names of idol groups who she is not familiar with.