Maiko (actress)

Maiko (マイコ, born March 15, 1985, in Seattle, United States)[1] is a Japanese-American actress who is represented by the talent agency GR Promotion.[2]

Maiko
マイコ
Born (1985-03-15) March 15, 1985 (age 35)
Seattle, United States
NationalityJapanese-American
OccupationActress
Years active2006 - present
AgentGR Promotion
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Spouse(s)Satoshi Tsumabuki(2016-present)
Children1
WebsiteOfficial profile

BiographyEdit

Maiko was a subject to a longing scout and auditioned in the entertainment industry when she was a teenager. She received a corporate advertising audition for Shiseido and debuted in an advertisement in 2006.[1]

Maiko's first starring role was in the film, Yama no Anata: Tokuichi no Koi, with Tsuyoshi Kusanagi in 2008.[3] In 2010, she appeared in the NHK Taiga drama, Ryōmaden.[4] Maiko later become the third-generationg member of Choya Umeshu's Sarari to Shita Umeshu.[5] In 2011, she appeared in the NHK Asadora, Ohisama,[6] and in December of the same year, her debut in stage is 8 Women.[7]

In 2014, Maiko played Ayumi Himekawa in Glass Mask,[8] and later appeared in many films, television series, stage shows, and advertisements.

FilmographyEdit

TV seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2010 Ryōmaden Iwasaki Kizei NHK
Shinzanmono Yusatoru Yamamoto TBS
2011 Ohisama Machiko Soma NHK
Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de Yumi Kanno Fuji TV Episode 5
2012 Ren Ai Kentei Sayo Kagawa NHK BS Premium Episode 2
Keigo Tono Mysteries Kiyomi Hatakeyama Fuji TV Episode 6
2013 Made in Japan Kanae Obata NHK
Pin to Kona Mizuki TBS
Kyōryū Sensei Noko Shiozaki NHK BS Premium Lead role
2014 Shinichi Hoshi Mystery SP K Fuji TV
Tsuma wa, Kunoichi: Sai Shūshō Shizuko NHK BS Premium
2015 Ryūsei Wagon Kaori Hashimoto's best friend TBS Episode 5
Massan Taeko Kawano NHK BS Premium
Dr.Rintarō Makiko Miura NTV Episode 4

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Yama no Anata: Tokuichi no Koi Michiho Misawa
2009 Waiting for Good News Ko
Yamagata Scream Katsumiko
Black Gaisha ni Tsutome Teru Naga, mō Ore wa Genkai Kamo Shirenai Nakanishi-san
Snow Prince Yasuko Hasegawa
2010 Space Battleship Yamato Aihara
2011 Milocroze: A Love Story Milocroze
2014 By Location-hyō Sayuri Mitamura / Sayuri Izuka
By Location Ura Sayuri Mitamura / Sayuri Izuka
Over Your Dead Body Kayoko Kurata

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "自分の嫌な部分も引き受け この「私」から始めたい" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2011-03-11. Retrieved 2015-09-07. Asahi Shibun Digital (March 2, 2009)
  2. ^ http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp.e.ck.hp.transer.com/e_news/entertainment/entry/59453.html
  3. ^ "マイコ「演技は楽しかった」女優デビュー作をPR" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-09-07. Sponichi Annex (Sponichi Osaka)
  4. ^ "きれいすぎる嫁・喜勢"マイコ、実生活でも結婚相手は「龍馬より弥太郎」希望" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-09-07. Oricon Style (Oricon) (June 5, 2010)
  5. ^ "「さらりとした梅酒」伊東美咲に続く3代目キャラクターにマイコ" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-09-07. Oricon Style (Oricon) (April 29, 2010)
  6. ^ "井上真央、松本城ロケで雪の洗礼 満島ひかりらと"おばちゃんトーク"満喫" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-09-07. Oricon Style (Oricon) (December 4, 2010)
  7. ^ "マイコさん 初舞台後「どんな世界が見えているのかな」 「8人の女たち」に出演" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2015-09-07. Mainichi Kirei (Mainichi Shimbun Digital) (December 4, 2010)
  8. ^ "貫地谷しほり、北島マヤ役に感涙「とにかく頑張る」 『ガラスの仮面』5度目の舞台化" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-09-07. Oricon Style (Oricon) (May 14, 2014)

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