by OldAnimeLady, March 2, 2018

The first time I saw Toda Erika was on Liar Game, which was also the second live-action series I ever watched. After that, I seemed to notice her in everything that I watched. Let's see what else there was:

Not listed on MDL: She was a guest on Cartoon KAT-TUN episode 40. I've watched a lot of CK.

Okay, back to MDL: Prophecy with Ikuta Toma and Blade of the Immortal with Kimura Takuya are the two movies I have seen her in.

As for dramas: Nobuta Wo Produce with Yamashita Tomohisa and Kamenashi Kazuya, Tatta Hitotsu no Koi with Kamenashi Kazuya and Tanaka Koki, Hana Yori Dango 2 episodes 10 and 11 with Matsumoto Jun, Matsuda Shota, and Oguri Shun. All the Code Blues with Yamashita Tomohisa, Ryusei no Kizuna with Nishikido Ryo and Ninomiya Kazunari, Taisetsu na Koto wa Subete Kimi ga Oshiete Kureta, Summer Nude with Yamashita Tomohisa, and  Umi no Ue no Shinryoujo with Matsuda Shota.


Name:  Toda Erika
Japanese: 戸田恵梨香 (とだ えりか)

  • Birthdate: August 17, 1988
  • Birthplace: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
  • Education: Horikoshi High School
  • Height: 162cm
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Star sign: Leo
  • Profession: Actress and model
  • Talent agency: FLaMme
  • Education: Horikoshi High School

Career Start and Trivia

Erika started working in the show business while still in elementary school, up until her junior high school graduation.  When her Agency, Frahm, moved from Kansai to Tokyo, all junior high graduates were invited to go with them and she took the opportunity to do so. Her first appearance in a movie was Death Note: The Last Name and her first major drama series was Liar Game.

She usually speaks the Kansai dialect (Kobe dialect). Her family consists of a father and mother who own Shorinji Kempo's dojo, a brother who is six years older, and a sister who is six years younger than her. Until the Dojo collapsed due to the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, Erika learned Shorinji Kempo from her father along with her older brother. When she was in elementary school, she also did jazz dance.

At the age of six, Erika experienced the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. It is stated that neighbors who had been close to Erika died in this earthquake. Toda Erika was appointed as an image character of the 150-year commemoration project of Kobe Port Opening in 2017.

"I've liked the game 'Puyo Puyo' since I was in the first grade of elementary school. I brought my Nintendo DS to the bathroom and played while bathing."

Erika is a fan of the Yomiuri Giants [baseball team].


  • 2012.1.5 The stage "Yota (honeku)" (New National Theater, Small Theater)
  • 2008.2.10-19 Theater company Shinkansen Performance 2008 Winter "Inoue Kabuki ☆ № IZO" (Osaka Performance, Theater BRAVIA!)
  • 2008.1 Troupe New Sense Line Performance 2008 Winter "Inoue Kabuki ☆ № IZO"

Music Videos

Voice Acting

  • Genji: Days of the Blade as Shizuka Gozen (PS3)
  • Arthur and the Minimoys as Princess Selenia


"Maai Radio / My favorite" Eiko Sato's cinema-designated seat "" (NHK Radio No. 1) 7:34
"48" (TOKYOFM) around 15:00 ※ Students give a show
"Green drive" (cross fm) 7:00
"Yu Yu Widescreen of Osawa Yuri" (TBS Radio) Live broadcast 8:30



  • Oricon Survey "Fresh Star Ranking": 7th Place for Female
  • Oricon Survey "Most Prominent 18-year-old": 3rd Place for Female
  • Nikkan Sports "Which actress would you want as the heroine of a mobile novel?"


  • Oricon Survey "Beautiful skin": 7th Place


  • Elan d'or Awards: Newcomer of the Year
  • 59th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress for Ryūsei no Kizuna
  • 2nd Tokyo Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actress for Ryūsei no Kizuna




More pictures

Hope you enjoyed this installment of "A Stalker's Guide" and if there is someone you would like to see spotlighted, please let me know in the comments below.

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Sources: (1), (2), (3), Toda Erika's Instagram, (5), (6), (7), (8)