Yūka (actress)

Hiroko Okabe (岡部 広子, Okabe Hiroko, born 27 June 1980), known professionally as Yūka (優香, Yūka), is a Japanese actress, presenter, and former gravure idol.[1][2] She is known for playing the lead role in NHK's drama Honjitsu wa Taian Nari[3] and presenting the TBS variety show Ōsama no Brunch.[4] From 1999 to 2001, she received the Golden Arrow Award every year.[5] In 2003, she was given both a Golden Graph Award and the Japan Academy Prize for Best Newcomer.[6]

Yūka
優香
Born
Hiroko Okabe

(1980-06-27) 27 June 1980 (age 41)
Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Occupation
Years active1997–present
AgentHoripro
Known for
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Spouse(s)
(m. 2016)
Children1
Websitewww.horipro.co.jp/yuka/

AppearancesEdit

FilmsEdit

TV dramasEdit

  • Ao no Jidai (TBS, 1998), Yuka[16]
  • The Sun Never Sets (Fuji TV, 2000), Ami Isetani[17]
  • 20-sai no Kekkon (TBS, 2000), Renko Chūganji[18]
  • Love Story (TBS, 2001), Kano Kobayashi[19]
  • Zoku Heisei Fūfu Jawan (NTV, 2002)[20]
  • Yūkaza Cinema (TV Asahi, 2002)[21]
  • Yonimo Kimyō na Monogatari: Dramatic Syndrome (Fuji TV, 2001)[16]
  • Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 3 (Fuji TV, 2003)[22]
  • Taiga drama Shinsengumi! (NHK, 2004)[23]
  • Yonimo Kimyō na Monogatari: Aketekure (Fuji TV, 2004)[16]
  • Hoshi ni Negai o: 7jōma de Umareta 410-man no Hoshi (Fuji TV, 2005), Yōko Satō[24]
  • Renai Shōsetsu "Duke" (TBS, 2006), Kōko Tachibana[25]
  • 24-jikan Terebi Ai wa Chikyū o Sukuu "Yūki" (NTV, 2006), Yoshie[26]
  • Oishinbo (Fuji TV, 2007-2009), Yūko Kurita[27]
  • Maru Maru Chibi Maruko Chan Episode 3 (Fuji TV, 2007)[28]
  • Shinjitsu no Shuki BC Kyū Senpan Katō Tetsutarō "Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai" (NTV, 2007), Fujiko Katō
  • Gout Temps Nouveau (KTV, 2007), Yūka Tanaka
  • Maō Episode 4-7 (TBS, 2008), Makiko Naruse[29]
  • Koi no Karasawagi: Love Stories V "Sōgiya no Onna" (NTV, 2008), Yuri Honda[30]
  • Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo Episode 8 (TBS, 2009), Teacher Izumi[31]
  • My Girl (TV Asahi, 2009), Yōko Tsukamoto[32]
  • Bungō: Nihon Bungaku Cinema "Ōgon Fūkei" (TBS, 2010), Okei[33]
  • Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (NTV, 2011)[34]
  • T-UP presents Thumbs Up! (BS Fuji, 2011), Hana[35]
  • Honjitsu wa Taian Nari (NHK, 2012), Takako Yamai[3]
  • Papadol! (TBS, 2012), Haruka Hanamura[36]
  • Akumu-chan (NTV, 2012), Kotoha Hirashima[37]
  • Hakuba no Ōji-sama (NTV, 2013), Takako Hara[38]
  • Hell Teacher Nūbē (NTV, 2014), Minako[39]
  • Carolling: Christmas no Kiseki (NHK BS, 2014), Sūko Orihara[40]
  • Taiga drama Hana Moyu (NHK, 2015), Sugihisa[41]
  • Chikaemon (NHK, 2016), Osode[42]
  • Rinshō Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri (NTV, 2016), Nozomi Ono[43]
  • Hi no Ko (Tōkai TV, 2016), Yukimi Kajima[44]
  • Hitoshi Ueki and Nobosemon (NHK, 2017), Tomiko
  • Ieyasu, Edo wo Tateru (NHK, 2019)

DubbingEdit

BibliographyEdit

BooksEdit

  • Hirune no Honne (Kadokawa Shoten, October 2000) ISBN 4048836293[48]
  • Air (Shogakukan, June 2002) ISBN 4094190260[49]

PhotobooksEdit

AwardsEdit

  • The 36th Golden Arrow Award: Graph Award (1999)[5]
  • The 37th Golden Arrow Award: Best Newcomer and Newcomer for Broadcasting Award (2000)[5]
  • The 38th Golden Arrow Award: Broadcasting Award (2001)[5]
  • The 26th Japan Academy Prize: Best Newcomer (2003)[6]
  • The 40th Golden Arrow Award: Golden Graph Award (2003)[5]

ReferencesEdit

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