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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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Born:
Jul 23, 1935 In Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
17
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 Sleepy Eyes of Death 12: Castle Menagerie
Poster of Storm Party
Poster of Me no kabe
Filmography
Movie The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Kitanokata (voice) 2013-11-23
Movie My Neighbors the Yamadas Yamada Matsuko (voice) 1999-07-17
Movie Mandaraya no Ryôta Unknown 1986-03-15
Movie Kabamaru the Ninja Boy Ran Okubo 1983-08-06
Movie Tora-san, the Expert Momoe 1982-12-28
Movie The Unspoiled Diamond Yayoi Mimura 1982-05-15
Movie The Days of No Return 1978-08-09
Movie Statue in Fire 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 Zatoichi Challenged Tomoe 1967-12-30
Movie Young Boss Kyoko 1965-03-13
Movie Storm Party 1964-10-21
Movie Showdown at Lightning Pass Courtesan Shioji 1962-10-27
Movie 365 Nights 1962-09-09
Movie Me no kabe Unknown 1958-10-15
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05