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Matsu Takako

Takako Matsu

Details

  • Name: Matsu Takako
  • Native name: 松たか子
  • Given name: Fujima Takako
  • Also Known as: Matsumoto Koka;
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 10, 1977
  • Age: 40
Takako Matsu

Takako Matsu

  • Name: Matsu Takako
  • Native name: 松たか子
  • Given name: Fujima Takako
  • Also Known as: Matsumoto Koka;
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 10, 1977
  • Age: 40
Matsu Takako, born June 10, 1977 in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese actress and pop singer/songwriter.

She was born into a traditional buyo house, and her buyo name is Matsumoto Koka. Her father is Matsumoto Koshiro IX, kabuki actor and head of the buyo house; her uncle is Kichiemon Nakamura II; her older brother is Somegoro Ichikawa VII; her sister, six years her elder is Matsumoto Kiyo. Her mother's name is Matsumoto Noriko. She selected her last name as "Matsu" to honor her parents. In one interview, she notes that she and her two brothers are relatively close to her mother. Her highest education is Asia University, from which she did not graduate.

Takako debuted in theater when she was sixteen years old, in Ninjo Hanashi Bun Nana Motoyu (Emotions Inscribed in Seven Hair-tying Paper Cords) at Tokyo Kabuki-za in 1993. Her first lead role in television was in the NHK Drama Hana no Ran (War of Roses) in 1994. Afterwards, she increased in succession the number of lead role appearances in theater and television drama, becoming preeminent as a young actress.
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Cote d’Azur No.10
Japanese Drama, 2017, 9 eps
Shibata Shimako (ep.1 - WOWOW) (Support Role)
9
Shibata Shimako (ep.1 - WOWOW)
Support Role
0.0
2017 Quartet
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Maki Maki (Main Role)
10
Maki Maki
Main Role
8.4
2016 Futsu ga Ichiban: Sakka Fujisawa Shuhei Chichi no Hitokoto
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Masako Kosuga (Main Role)
1
Masako Kosuga
Main Role
8.5
2014 Oyaji no Senaka
Japanese Drama, 2014, 10 eps
[Daughter #2] (Main Role)
10
[Daughter #2]
Main Role
7.6
2012 Unmei no Hito
Japanese Drama, 2012, 10 eps
Yuminari Yuriko (Support Role)
10
Yuminari Yuriko
Support Role
8.3
2009 Saka no Ue no Kumo
Japanese Drama, 2009, 13 eps
Akiyama Tami (Support Role)
13
Akiyama Tami
Support Role
8.6
2006 Yakusha Damashii
Japanese Drama, 2006, 11 eps
Karasuyama Hitomi (Main Role)
11
Karasuyama Hitomi
Main Role
7.7
2005 Hiroshima Shouwa Nijuunen Hachigatsu Muika
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Yajima Shinobu (Main Role)
1
Yajima Shinobu
Main Role
8.5
2003 Itsumo Futari de
Japanese Drama, 2003, 11 eps
Tanimachi Mizuho (Main Role)
11
Tanimachi Mizuho
Main Role
7.0
2002 To a Brighter Place
Japanese Special, 2002, 1 eps
Kaneko Misuzu (Main Role)
1
Kaneko Misuzu
Main Role
0.0
2001 Chuushingura 1/47
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Aguri (later Yozeiin) (Support Role)
1
Aguri (later Yozeiin)
Support Role
8.0
2001 HERO
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Amamiya Maiko (Main Role)
11
Amamiya Maiko
Main Role
8.0
2000 Omiai Kekkon
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Nakatani Setsuko (Main Role)
11
Nakatani Setsuko
Main Role
7.0
1998 Jinbe
Japanese Drama, 1998, 11 eps
(Main Role)
11
Main Role
6.2
1997 Love Generation
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Uesugi Riko (Main Role)
11
Uesugi Riko
Main Role
7.6
1997 Under One Roof 2
Japanese Drama, 1997, 12 eps
Mochizuki Miki (Support Role)
12
Mochizuki Miki
Support Role
7.9
1997 Boku ga Boku de Aru Tame ni
Japanese Special, 1997, 1 eps
Muranaka Hiroko (Support Role)
1
Muranaka Hiroko
Support Role
6.9
1996 Long Vacation
Japanese Drama, 1996, 11 eps
Okusawa Ryoko (Support Role)
11
Okusawa Ryoko
Support Role
8.1
1994 Hana no Ran
Japanese Drama, 1994, 37 eps
(Main Role)
37
Main Role
7.8
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Amamiya Maiko (Main Role)
Amamiya Maiko
Main Role
7.8
2015 A Farewell to Jinu
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Amano Akiko (Support Role)
Amano Akiko
Support Role
7.0
2014 The Little House
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Hirai Tokiko (Main Role)
Hirai Tokiko
Main Role
7.9
2012 Dreams for Sale
Japanese Movie, 2012,
wife (Main Role)
wife
Main Role
7.5
2011 Ooshikamura Soudouki
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Oi Mie (Support Role)
Oi Mie
Support Role
0.0
2010 Confessions
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Moriguchi Yuko (Main Role)
Moriguchi Yuko
Main Role
8.6
2009 Villon's Wife
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Sachi (Main Role)
Sachi
Main Role
7.7
2008 K-20: Legend of the Mask
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Yoko Hashiba (Support Role)
Yoko Hashiba
Support Role
7.2
2007 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Amamiya Maiko (Support Role)
Amamiya Maiko
Support Role
7.9
2007 Tokyo Tower: Mom & Me, and Sometimes Dad
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Mizue (Support Role)
Mizue
Support Role
8.1
2006 The Uchoten Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Takemoto Hana (Main Role)
Takemoto Hana
Main Role
7.5
2004 The Hidden Blade
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Kie (Main Role)
Kie
Main Role
8.0
2003 9 Souls
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Yuki (Support Role)
Yuki
Support Role
7.1
2001 Chushingura 1/47
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Aguri (later Yozeiin) (Support Role)
Aguri (later Yozeiin)
Support Role
7.4
1999 Konya wa Eigyouchu
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Takamatsu (Support Role)
Takamatsu
Support Role
8.0
1998 April Story
Japanese Movie, 1998,
Nireno Uzuki (Main Role)
Nireno Uzuki
Main Role
7.1
1997 Tokyo Biyori
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Mizutani (Support Role)
Mizutani
Support Role
7.8
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