|Corporate promotion character|
|First appearance||June 2011|
|Created by||Ezaki Glico|
|Voiced by||Yukari Sasaki|
|Birth date||February 11, 1995|
Eguchi was announced as the group's newest member in June 2011. According to an official profile she was 16 years old, born on February 11, 1995, and from Saitama, north of Tokyo. She was featured in the Japanese magazine Weekly Playboy, and appeared in a television commercial for the confectionery company, Ezaki Glico. Suspicions arose amongst AKB48 fans and on June 19, 2011, Glico finally admitted that Eguchi was a fake created by the company, disappointing many fans. As of May 2013[update], she is no longer listed on the official website as a trainee.