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千花ちばな美子みこ
Miko Chibana
Chibana Miko
Mibana.png
General Information
Nickname(s) Mibana
Age 15 (SC0126)
Birthday March 5
Home Planet Diamondstar
Com Alias Banana
Appearance
Eye Color Purple-Violet
Hair Color Maya/Baby Blue
Height 143 cm
(4'8")
Weight 31 kg
(69 lbs)
Familial information
Idol information
Team Team B
Generation 154.5th Generation
Radiance Color Maya/Baby Blue
Oshimen Tomomo
Miichan 7th
Social Media @MiBanana
Other information
Seiyuu Azusa Tadokoro
"You are a flower, and so am I! Coming from Team B, I'm Chibana Miko, for short, Mibana!

"

– Miko's Stage Introduction

Miko Chibana (千花ちばな美子みこ) is one of AKB0048's understudies, who is part of the 154.5th Generation and Team B. She was formerly from Diamondstar, having run away from there at the age of 14 to audition for 00.

She is currently referred to as Mibana (みばな), but back on Diamondstar, many people/students/citizens called her Shorty (ショーティー) due to her height.

Appearance

Miko has her maya/baby blue hair is left down in a bob and two thick strands framing her face. Directly above her purple-violet eyes are her unevenly cut bangs. She has a pretty normal skin complexion.

Her casual, aside 00 uniforms and training wear, is a purple 'v' neck, raglan sleeved shirt. Atop her shirt is a set of denim-material short overalls. She pairs the look with white sneakers. During the colder months, she wears jean overalls instead of the short ones, white knee-length socks and a white down-jacket. In short, everything added on, excluding her shirt and overalls, are in white.

She is no where near average, both height and weight wise, She should be 157 cm (5'2") tall and 51 kg (113 lbs) in weight. She is however, only 143 cm (4'8") tall and 31 kg (69 lbs) in weight. Her height also makes her the shortest member in 00. Miko has stated that she is now growing rather slowly in terms of height and is probably not going to be much taller by the time she stops growing at around 18. She is currently the same height (and weight) as a 10-11 year-old.

Personality

Seemingly a bubbly girl on the outside, and to a certain extent she is, but has a history of anger management issues. She's what one may call "don't judge a book by it's cover". Most of this is because she got what she wanted when she was a young girl, her granny pitying that her parents did not care much about her. In simple terms, she was spoiled as a kid and could not really take it when things did not go her way.

However, after her grandmother's passing, she did grow to become one that would understand. Although it took her quite a few years before she accepts the way it is, resulting in her anger issues. Her anger issues did lessen over the years before finally ending at her age of 13. There are still issues, such as mentioning her dead grandmother in a negative way, which still can trigger her but other than that she can be considered quite calm than previously.

Miko does consider herself a jolly person in general, and is rather outgoing. She calls this human-kind's afterglow.

History

Pre-00 - Life on Diamondstar

Childhood

Currently, she seems to be all smiles and a happy child. This is, thankfully per say, after her terrible temper/attitude problems in her past. She grew up as a single child, with her parents not caring about her. Thus she went under the care of her grandmother who took pity in her. As such, she was spoiled rotten by her grandmother. After her grandmother's passing, when Miko was roughly 8, she did not get everything she wanted. Causing her anger issues to come in. After 3 years of her parent's neglect and frequent visits to the therapists and counsellors, her father dropped her off at a clinic thrice a week, she had finally showed signs of improvement. It was also then that she was kept at home for a few weeks before finally being able to go to school again. Due to being constantly teased about her height, plus the nickname she had on Diamondstar, she grew to ignore the fact of how short she was. Now, most fans think of Miko being short as cute in a sense, thus she has easily adjusted with how short she actually is.

SC0119-SC0123

This was the time-frame from the point her grandmother died to the point where she "semi-recovered" from her anger management issues. She stopped going to a public school in SC0119, and her father managed to get her a home tutor. Miko was home-schooled for a year before her tutor quit due to her frequent tantrums. Her mother then decided to have her husband send Miko to a therapist. She started with once a week, before having it changed to twice a week. This went on for yet another year before her mother had enough. Her mother left for a business trip and never returned. Miko's father then sent her for counselling once a week and the therapist visits continued wit three times a week. When her mother did not return after a long time, her father realised that she had most likely left because of Miko. Thus, after the whole thing was over, when Miko was 12, he had completely stopped showing Miko any affection. Which Miko could/should have cared more, but after realising what might have been the root cause, she just let it be. In between her counselling and therapist sessions, Miko was home schooled so that after everything was over, she could go back to school.

AKB0048 - Encountering & Joining 00

SC0124-SC0125

She had finished her sessions at the end of SC0123, thus she started public school once more in SC0124. It was also then she had realised how short she was. She was originally "bullied" for being short until it became evident she did not care about them, her school mates, teasing her about it. Thus, that came to an end as well.

It was sometime between the two years that she heard of the girl group AKB0048 for the first time. Seemingly hearing it from some of her classmates that they were to hold a guerrilla live in Diamondstar. In the end, those classmates of hers disappeared, they most likely were taken by the country guardsmen. And soon enough, when the live itself came, Miko caught a glimpse of it before the DGTO came into action.

The news for the 154th Generation reached Miko's ears once more and she decided it'll be best if she tried out for the group and maybe give her father less of a burden. Thus she fled from her home for the tryouts. In the end, her ship was intercepted and could not make it to the auditions in time. She was sent home, but her father was obviously furious with her. She was under "house arrest" for the time being excluding school hours.

Once more, during her wait for the news of a new audition, another one came earlier than expected. The management team had found out there was a problem the last time around and some girls were still held captive, thus they opened the 154.5th Generation auditions.

SC0126

Miko signed up for the auditions yet again, and this time managed to get pass the Diamondstar authorities. Succeeding in her fleeting from home, she then sent a message to her father through phone which read the words, "Thank you and sorry. ily." Her father did not respond, though Miko knew he had read it.

She had passed the auditions and was accepted into 00. Her first event as a 00 member was the 572nd Jyanken Taikai, which she entered along side another 154.5th Generation member, Aiwara Kurumi. She then ended up placing 5th and was one of the front girls.

Team History

154.5th Generation154.5th Generation & Team B

Joined the 154.5th Generation (SC0126.02.20)
Promoted to Team B (SC0126.10.11)

Relationships

  • Hatsune Hikari - Senpai.
  • Hirate Yurina the 7th - Senpai.
  • Honda Hibiki - Senpai.
  • Hoshikawa Rei - Senpai.
  • Hoshimiya Aoi - Senpai.
  • Itano Tomoko - Senpai.
  • Ito Hotaru - Senpai.
  • Kobayashi Griselda - Senpai.
  • Ryuuzaki Miyoko - Senpai.
  • Sashihara Rino the 11th - Senpai.
  • Takanashi Yukari - Senpai.
  • Tomone Kaoru - Senpai. Miko and Kaoru's relationship has moved past the "on-ice" side and are getting closer per say. She was featured on Kaoru's solo single's coupling track, Poker Face. Kaoru is also Miko's oshi of sorts.
  • Yokoyama Yui the 13.5th - Senpai. If Miko were to tell the truth, she used to envy Yuihan's relationship with Kaoru.

  • Akiba Airi - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Amaya Jia - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Asami Mirai - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Ayana Elise - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Harune Diamond - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Kodama Haruka the 8th - Senpai and fellow Team B member. Miko respects her as B's co-captain.
  • Maeda Atsuko the 20th - Senpai and fellow Team B member.
  • Matsui Jurina the 8th - Senpai and fellow Team B member. Miko finds Jurina to be a fun person who loves her cupcakes.
  • Shimazaki Haruka the 11th - Senpai and fellow Team B member. Similar to Haruppi, Miko respects Paruru as B's captain.
  • Watanabe Mayu Type 5 - Senpai and fellow Team B member. Miko admires Mayuyu's combat skills.

  • Nagase Yuuri - Fellow Kenkyuusei.
  • Koizumi Ayaka - Fellow Kenkyuusei.
  • Shiratama Mayu - Fellow Kenkyuusei.
  • Natsuki Hotaru - Fellow Kenkyuusei.

  • Kumotani Julie - Kouhai.
  • Tobina Riko - Kouhai.
  • Chiba Miku - Kouhai. They met during the 154.5th Generation Auditions.
  • Mizu Kaguya - Kouhai.
  • Lee Hana - Kouhai.
  • Chizu Snow - Kouhai.
  • Yokoyama Asuna - Kouhai.
  • Ogawa Norah - Kouhai. They met during the 154.5th Generation Auditions.
  • Kanayama Mako - Kouhai.
  • Sengawa Kagome - Kouhai.
  • Kaname Reina - Kouhai.
  • Kawano Namia - Kouhai.
  • Tachibana Elisabeth - Kouhai.
  • Yozora Yoko - Kouhai.
  • Arisugawa Mikoto - Kouhai.
  • Amuro Yuhane - Kouhai.
  • Angelica Bianchi - Kouhai.
  • Hoshizora Himawari - Kouhai.

  • Etymology

    Chibana is written as 千花.
    千 can be translated as thousand and 花 as flower.

    Miko is written as 美子.
    美 can be translated as beauty and 子 as child.

    Her nickname, Mibana (みばな), is a mashup between her given and family name. Mi coming from "Miko" and bana from "Chibana".

    Quotes

    • "You are a flower, and so am I! Coming from Team B, I'm Chibana Miko, for short, Mibana!" - Miko's stage introduction

    Gallery

    Achievements

    SSK SC0126 - Senbatsu
    Preliminary Placement: 7th - 10'679'424 votes


    Final Placement: 10th - 12'196'848 votes

    Janken SC0126 - Front Girls


    Placement: 5th - Lost to Kasumi Yuuna

    Songs

    Trivia

    • Favourite New Era Song: Poker Face
    • Favourite Colour: Any shade of Blue
    • Penlight Colour: Maya/Baby Blue
    • Hobbies: Drawing chickens and collecting bird feathers.
    • Favourite Food: Rice and Fried Chicken
    • Favourite Animals: Chicken
    • Charm Point: Her height.
    • Blood Type: O+
    • She has an obsession with anything bird related, she is mainly "crazy" over Chickens as of now.
      • It is possible she's obsessed with them due to the fact that her neighbour in Diamondstar used to rear chickens.
    • She is, as of SC0126, the shortest member of 00.

    User's Note

    Chibana Miko is a remade character. To view who/what the previous character was(like), please check the page's history.
    Should you come across a link that should display the words "Nishimura Karin" or "Iwata Karen the 15th" do note that the latter two names was the former, original names of Miko. Karin had succeeded and became Karen the 15th.
    Thank you for understanding. Should you wonder why I had changed Karin/Karen 15th to Miko, just take it that I wanted to keep my character in the 154.5th Generation without ridding of her in entirety, i.e. graduating her.

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