|Japanese name:||桜木 千春; 8代目 小嶋 陽菜|
|Nickname:||Haruna Kojima the 8th; Kojiharu|
Haruna Kojima belongs to the "pioneer" generation of the first AKB48 team, Team A, that was created in 2005. Her nicknames are "Kojiharu" and "Nyan", which come from her love of cats. She is known for her airhead personality who goes at her own pace, as well as her habit of having a messy room. She is a popular member that receives many endorsements such as Metal Gear Solid, Schick Razor, shampoo. She is a prominent fashion model like fellow members Tomomi Itano and Mariko Shinoda. She is also part of the sub-unit NO3B along with Minami Minegishi, and AKB48's leader Minami Takahashi.
Seiyuu: Noto Mamiko