Naoko Nozawa (野沢 直子, Nozawa Naoko, born 29 March 1963, in Tokyo)[1] is a Japanese comedian. Her married name is Naoko Auclair (ナオコ・オークライヤー, Naoko Ōkuraiyā, formerly Naoko Nozawa).

Naoko Nozawa
野沢 直子
Born (1963-03-29) 29 March 1963 (age 56)
Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Other namesNaoko Auclair (real name)
EducationTokyo Agricultural University Daiichi High School
OccupationComedian
Years active1983–
AgentYoshimoto Kogyo
Height158 cm (5 ft 2 in)
Television
WebsiteOfficial website

Nozawa is represented with Yoshimoto Creative Agency. Her grandfather was author Naojiro Kuga, her uncle was voice actor and theatre director Nachi Nozawa, and her cousin is actor So Nozawa. Nozawa lives in San Francisco. Her eldest daughter is mixed martial arts fighter Juju Auclair.[2]

She is currently active in the comedian-based idol group Yoshimotozaka46.

Programme appearancesEdit

After her marriage Nozawa appeared once or twice in Japan every year, and performs guest appearances who calls herself a "migrant" irregularly.

Former appearancesEdit

Year Title Network
Hyōkin Yobikō Fuji TV
Jōdangahō
Yūyake Nyan Nyan
1984 Kibun wa Meitantei NTV
1985 Party Yarō ze! TV Asahi
Osawagase Kenshi: Suzunosuke Akado Fuji TV
1986 Checkers in Namida no Request
1987 Waratte Iitomo!
1988 Quiz Sekai wa Show by!! NTV
1989 Yume de Aetara Fuji TV
Sekai no Chō Gōka Chinpin Ryōri
Quiz kore wa Uma i! TBS
Kayō Dokkiri Daihōsō TV Asahi
Odekake Komachi-gumi MBS
1990 Beat Takeshi no Owarai Ultra Quiz NTV
Hana no Joshi-kō: Sei Cattleya Gakuen TV Tokyo
Raion no gokigen yō Fuji TV
2016 Shikujiri-sensei: Ore mitai ni naru na!! TV Asahi

Kansai localEdit

Title Network
MBS Young Town MBS Radio

Chūkyō localEdit

Year Title Network
1987 5-Ji Sat Magazine CTV
2016 Honnō Z CBC

DiscographyEdit

Title Notes
Hanaji Recorded "Ōwada baku", "Michael Tomioka no Yoru wa Fukete", "Tomoko to Yobanaide", and "Alps no Shōjo Heidi"
Fukazume
Tonyoshi Chinpei Kanta Recorded cover of Linda Yamamoto's song "Komacchauna"
Seiri de Pon!
Naoko Nozawa Super Best

FilmographyEdit

Year Title
Money zansu'!
Tokyo zansu' "Tokyo Escalator"
Hayashiya Parko no Yabō
Teito Monogatari
Ashita Ga Arusa
2006 The Vagina Monologues
Monkfish Dream
The Legend of the Water Breakers

BibliographyEdit

Year Title
2010 Applique

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "野沢直子" (in Japanese). Yoshimoto Kogyo. Retrieved 15 Apr 2017.
  2. ^ "Juju Auclair". Tapology. Retrieved 15 Apr 2017.

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