Yamada Yu

Yuko Yamada

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  • First Name: Yuko
  • Family Name: Yamada
  • Native name: 山田優
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: July 5, 1984
  • Age: 35

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Yuko Yamada

Yamada Yu

  • Name: Yamada Yu
  • Native name: 山田優
  • Given name: Yamada Yuko
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: July 5, 1984
  • Age: 35
Yamada Yu is a model, actress, and singer best known from her modeling work with CanCam magazine. Shintaro Yamada is her brother. She married voice actor/film director Shun Oguri on March 14, 2012.
Yamada graduated from Okinawa Actors School. In 1999, while working as a model for the Japanese fashion magazine CanCam under an exclusive contract, she also worked as a singer in the group y'z factory (formed with two other students of the Okinawa Actors School) and released a total of six singles and one album, but in 2002 the group disbanded.
Following the group's break up, Yamada moved to television, making her acting debut in the 2001 drama series Kabachitare! which led to many other drama roles such as in Kange! Danjiki Goikkosama, and Orange Days as well as hosting jobs for NTV's Minna no Terebi and Fuji TV's F1 Grand Prix. She has also starred in a few films acting alongside many prominent young stars including Ryuhei Matsuda, Hiroki Narimiya and Shugo Oshinari.
Yamada has also appeared in advertisements for Nissin instant foods, Ezaki Glico, Vodafone cellular phones, Kanebo line of cosmetics, Canon and most recently Fujitsu Ten navigation systems.
In 2006 Yamada debuted as a solo artist with the single "Real You" which was used as the theme song for the movie [email protected] (starring Yamada herself) and peaked at number 10 on the Oricon Charts.
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2014 Hana Saku Ashita
Japanese Drama, 2014, 8 eps
Michi Hanasaku / Third daughter (Support Role)
8
Michi Hanasaku / Third daughter
Support Role
6.1
2012 Vision - Koroshi ga Mieru Onna
Japanese Drama, 2012, 12 eps
Kurusu Reina (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.0
2010 Gakeppuchi no Eri
Japanese Drama, 2010, 9 eps
Aihara Eriko (Main Role)
9
Main Role
6.6
2009 Ninkyo Helper
Japanese Drama, 2009, 11 eps
Uno Reiko (Ep.4) (Guest Role)
11
Uno Reiko (Ep.4)
Guest Role
7.9
2009 Mei-chan no Shitsuji
Japanese Drama, 2009, 10 eps
Lucia (Hongo Shiori) (Support Role)
10
Lucia (Hongo Shiori)
Support Role
7.4
2008 Seigi no Mikata
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Nakata Makiko (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.8
2008 Gokusen 3
Japanese Drama, 2008, 11 eps
Kazama Kaoruko [Kazama Ren's sister] (Ep. 4, 11) (Guest Role)
11
Kazama Kaoruko [Kazama Ren's sister] (Ep. 4, 11)
Guest Role
7.7
2008 Binbo Danshi
Japanese Drama, 2008, 9 eps
Nakahara Mimi (Support Role)
9
Nakahara Mimi
Support Role
6.8
2007 Zenibana 2
Japanese Drama, 2007, 0 eps
Yoneyama Mayumi (Main Role)
0
Main Role
0.0
2007 Karei naru Ichizoku
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Yasuda Makiko (Support Role)
10
Yasuda Makiko
Support Role
8.3
2006 Damens Walker
Japanese Drama, 2006, 8 eps
Takami Natsu (Main Role)
8
Main Role
5.1
2006 Zenibana
Japanese Drama, 2006, 0 eps
(Guest Role)
0
Guest Role
0.0
2006 Tsubasa no Oreta Tenshitachi
Japanese Drama, 2006, 4 eps
Yoshii Nao (Ep.3) (Main Role)
4
Yoshii Nao (Ep.3)
Main Role
7.3
2005 Yume de Aimashou
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Nakano Mika (Support Role)
11
Nakano Mika
Support Role
0.0
2004 Xmas Nante Daikirai
Japanese Drama, 2004, 4 eps
Murakami Rena (Support Role)
4
Murakami Rena
Support Role
5.7
2004 Orange Days
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Saeki Soyoko (Support Role)
11
Saeki Soyoko
Support Role
8.3
2004 Sore wa, Totsuzen, Arashi no you ni..
Japanese Drama, 2004, 10 eps
Usui Kana (Support Role)
10
Usui Kana
Support Role
6.7
2003 Loved To Love
Japanese Drama, 2003, 10 eps
Higuchi Kyoko (Support Role)
10
Higuchi Kyoko
Support Role
0.0
2002 Shiawase no Shippo
Japanese Drama, 2002, 12 eps
Kobayashi Nanoko (Support Role)
12
Kobayashi Nanoko
Support Role
5.7
2001 Kabachitare!
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Osawa Ichiko (Ep.2) (Support Role)
11
Osawa Ichiko (Ep.2)
Support Role
6.4
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2018 Woman Who Eats
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Tamami Nasuda (Support Role)
Tamami Nasuda
Support Role
7.4
2017 Shinjuku Swan II
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Ryoko (Support Role)
Ryoko
Support Role
7.2
2015 Shinjuku Swan
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Ryoko (Support Role)
Ryoko
Support Role
7.3
2009 Kanna's Big Success!
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Kanna (Main Role)
Kanna
Main Role
6.2
2007 Purukogi
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Yori (Main Role)
Main Role
6.3
2007 The Yakiniku Movie: Bulgogi
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Yori (Main Role)
Yori
Main Role
0.0
2006 [email protected]
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Akira (Main Role)
Akira
Main Role
6.7
2004 Dark Tales of Japan
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Mayu Ooki ("Sacrifice") (Support Role)
Mayu Ooki ("Sacrifice")
Support Role
5.7
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 A Man's Fifth Year Since The 3.11 Earthquake/Tsunami
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Izumi Nishizawa (Support Role)
1
Izumi Nishizawa
Support Role
0.0
2009 Team Batista SP ~Nightingale no Chinmoku~
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Hamada Sayo (Support Role)
1
Hamada Sayo
Support Role
8.1
2009 Much Ado About Love
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Shiokura Ayano (Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2009 Akuma no Temari Uta
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Oozora Yukari (Support Role)
1
Oozora Yukari
Support Role
1.5
2008 Nodame Cantabile Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 2 eps
Son Rui (Ep.2) (Support Role)
2
Son Rui (Ep.2)
Support Role
8.4
2006 Satomi Hakkenden
Japanese Special, 2006, 2 eps
Inusaka Keno-Tanetomo (Main Role)
2
Main Role
7.5
2005 Yo nimo Kimyou na Monogatari: 2005 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
{Happunkan} Murakami Azusa (Support Role)
1
{Happunkan} Murakami Azusa
Support Role
0.0
2005 Be-Bop High School 2
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Miharayama Junko (Support Role)
1
Miharayama Junko
Support Role
4.8
2001 Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo: Majutsu Ressha Satsujin Jiken
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Koko Sundo (Support Role)
1
Koko Sundo
Support Role
7.8
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2013 Kisumai Busaiku!?
Japanese TV Show, 2013, 0 eps
Ep.3x8 (Guest)
0
Ep.3x8
Guest
0.0
2008 Himitsu no Arashi-chan
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 211 eps
(Ep.194) (Guest)
211
(Ep.194)
Guest
8.8
2006 Arashi no Shukudai-kun
Japanese TV Show, 2006, 178 eps
(Ep. 50) (Guest)
178
(Ep. 50)
Guest
9.1
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