No Sleeves (ノースリーブス) is a unit consisting of three members from the idol group AKB48 team A.
* Haruna Kojima
April 19, 1988 in Saitama
Kojima started her career as a member of Angel Eyes, an idol group under Stardust Promotion disbanded in 2001.Initially, she was under contract with Stardust Promotion when she was still with Angel Eyes, but later switched to Ogi Production and stayed with the agency ever since. Kojima participated in the first AKB48 audition in July 2005, which she passed along with 23 other participants. The group made their debut in December of the same year, and Kojima was assigned as one of the 20 members of Team A; the number later dropped down to 16 but Kojima remained as a member. In the past few years, she had made several appearances on television with the group, and had participated on the A-sides in all of the group's singles, making her one of the most visible figures in the group. Kojima made her first appearance on Kohaku Uta Gassen, an annual music show where the most successful artists of the year are invited, with AKB48 on December 31, 2007.Since 2007, Kojima has been actively exploring a possible acting career, and has made several appearances in a number of dramas and movies. Her first lead role came in the drama Coin Locker Monogatari (コインロッカー物語?, literally Coin Locker Story) , which was filmed and aired in early 2008. Additionally, Kojima made her first appearance on the silver screen in the horror movie Densen Uta (伝染歌?), along with several fellow AKB48 members. The group has also made brief appearance at the beginning of the movie in a live performance.She dropped out of high school at the age of 16 due to school regulation which does not allow students to work in entertainment industry.
* Minami Takahashi
April 8, 1991 in Tōkyō
She is so highly regarded as the best singer in AKB48.She has a powerful voice and
outstanding singing ability.She is so respected by almost all members of AKB48 because of not only her great singing and dancing abilities but her devoting herself to her work and lessons.She is said to be The Soul Of AKB48 by members of AKB48 and their fans.She dislikes her being so short. And she still expect to grow taller.Despite her so great dance performance, she cannot skip at all.She loves Japanese comics such as One Piece(ワンピース),Dragon Ball(ドラゴンボール),NARUTO(ナルト)and so on. When it comes to these,she is so excited and becomes so immersed in them.One of her hobbies is painting. And she is so good at it.Takahashi joined AKB48 in 2005 as part of the AKB48 1st Member with the audition. In this audition, 24 members were elected from 7024 candidates.
* Minami Minegishi
November 15, 1992 in Tōkyō