Chanko Nabeshima
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Kanji 鍋島ちゃん子
Rōmaji Nabeshima Chanko
Physical and Vital Information
Species Human
Gender Female
Eye Color Navy
Hair Color Green
Professional Statistics
Occupation Student
Affiliation Sophie's Fan Club
Ucchari Big-Bangs
Personal Status
Anime Episode 02 - You Can't Break a Promise, Pri!
Voice Actors
Japanese Chinatsu Akasaki
Image Gallery

Chanko Nabeshima (鍋島ちゃん子 Nabeshima Chanko) is the "bodyguard" of Sophie's Fan Club.


She has curly green hair pulled into a bun style, two loose strands on each side of her head, and wears a blue bow with a pink 'S'. She is also quite chubby. She keeps her eyes closed at all times, but in extremely rare instances she reveals to have cyan eyes.


Sophie Hojo

  • Chanko is the bodyguard of Sophie. She cares a lot over Sophie and constantly worries about her well-being. 


  • Sadako is a fellow member and the leader of Sophie's Fan Club, and when needed, she calls for Chanko.

Anonymous Girls of Sophie's Fan Club

  • They are fellow fan club members.

Cosmo Hojo and Ajimi Kiki


  • The name Chanko comes from a Japanese meat and vegetable soup that is famous for being sumo wrestlers' food that they deliberately eat to gain weight.
  • Chanko's surname Nabeshima means "pot" (鍋) (nabe) and "island" (島) (shima).


  • Chanko is one of the three members of Sophie's Fan Club whose names are known.
  • Chanko goes to Paprika Academy.
  • Chanko's PriTicket shows that if she was an idol, she would be lovely typed, but in Episode 21 it showed there was a possibility of her being cool typed. In PriPara: Everyone's Longing! Let's Go PriPari! it was confirmed that she is cool typed.
  • Chanko shares her voice actress with Faruru.
  • Chanko is the first character to share the same voice actors as a character from the same series.
  • Instead of a regular pink tie for Chanko's uniform like the other students, she has a pink bow.
  • The way Chanko bodygaurds Sophie Hojo could relate to sumo wrestlers.
  • Chanko is the first known idol to not use her mic while performing.
  • Chanko wears striped socks to school instead of the traditional color.

Image Gallery

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