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Yukiji Asaoka

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Yukiji Asaoka (born July 23, 1935) is a Japanese singer and an actress from Chūō, Tokyo. She is the daughter of the famous Japanese painter of shin hanga style prints, Shinsui Itō, and her second and present husband is actor Masahiko Tsugawa. Asaoka was in the Takarazuka Revue from 1952 to 1955. She was a cast member (musumeyaku), belonging to the Moon Troupe (Tsuki). She is famous for her roles in Japanese television series and has appeared starring opposite of Shintaro Katsu in both a film of the Zatoichi series and in the first film of the Hanzo the Razor trilogy. She is, however, mostly famed for her singing. She is also a voice actor, or seiyū, in the 1999 anime film My Neighbors the Yamadas directed by Isao Takahata. Description above from the Wikipedia article Yukiji Asaoka, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 23, 1935 In Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1956-10-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Tale of The Princess Kaguya 2013-11-23
Known For
Poster of My Neighbors the Yamadas
Poster of The Days of No Return
Poster of Seto wa yoi toko hanayome kankō-sen
Poster of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
Movie The Tale of The Princess Kaguya Kitanokata [Prince Ishitsukuri's wife] (voice) 2013-11-23
Series Kaze no Haruka Kanzaki Chii 2005-03-10
Movie Yakuza Ladies 10 Unknown 2000-07-22
Movie My Neighbors the Yamadas Yamada Matsuko (voice) 1999-07-17
Movie Youth Peony Lantern Unknown 1993-08-21
Movie Bounty Hunter Muyonosuke Unknown 1990-10-08
Movie Magistrate Toyama: Conspiracy of a Beautiful Woman! Rampage in Kanhashu Unknown 1990-12-27
Movie Mandaraya no Ryôta Unknown 1986-03-15
Movie Terra Warrior Ψ BOY Unknown 1985-07-06
Movie Sure Death Unknown 1984-06-16
Movie Kabamaru the Ninja Boy Ran Okubo 1983-08-06
Movie The Unspoiled Diamond Machiko Mimura 1982-05-15
Movie Tora-san, the Expert Momoe 1982-12-28
Movie The Days of No Return Unknown 1978-08-09
Movie Seto wa yoi toko hanayome kankō-sen Unknown 1976-09-04
Movie Statue in Fire Unknown 1974-12-28
Movie Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice Omino 1972-12-30
Movie Sleepy Eyes of Death 12: Castle Menagerie Unknown 1969-01-11
Movie Hoodlum Priest And The Gold Mint Unknown 1968-11-06
Movie Zatoichi Challenged Tomoe 1967-12-30
Movie Young Boss Kyoko 1965-03-13
Movie Return of the Young Boss Unknown 1965-08-14
Movie Bad Reputation: The Big Drum Hiroko 1964-08-08
Movie Storm Party Unknown 1964-10-21
Series Life of a Flower Okichi 1963-04-07
Movie 365 Nights Unknown 1962-09-09
Movie Mark of Blood Ocho 1962-10-12
Movie Showdown at Lightning Pass Courtesan Shioji 1962-10-27
Movie Refresher Course for Wives Unknown 1961-08-13
Movie The Invisible Wall Unknown 1958-10-15
Movie Aozora yoitsu mademo Unknown 1958-05-05
Movie Young Lovers Unknown 1957-01-03
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05