|Japanese Name||指原莉乃 (さしはら りの)|
|Romanized Name||Sashihara Rino|
|English Name||Rino Sashihara|
|Debut||Episode 06 - The First Handshake Event|
Rino Sashihara the 7th was a previous member of AKB0048 who graduated two years prior to the arrival of the 77th generation. She is also known as Sashiko (さしこ) and Sasshii (さっしー). According to Tsubasa Katagiri, she was one of the most popular members of AKB0048.
Sasshii appeared to have long aqua blue hair and purple eyes. Her fan mentions she was able to use it as a whip in battle, although whether this is true or just exaggeration is not known. Like all members of AKB0048, she had a heart-shaped lining on her hair and eyes in the flashback, but she has the diamond mark shared by Tsubasa and other graduates of AKB0048.
Sasshii was a previous member of AKB0048 who had a massive number of fans.
- Sashiko was the 7th person to hold this name.
- Orine Aida wants to succeed her.