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Yū Aoi (born August 17, 1985) is a Japanese actress and model. She made her film debut as Shiori Tsuda in Shunji Iwai's 2001 film All About Lily Chou-Chou. She subsequently portrayed Tetsuko Arisugawa in Hana and Alice (2004), also directed by Iwai, Kimiko Tanigawa in the hula dancing film Hula Girls and Hagumi Hanamoto in the 2006 live-action adaptation of the popular Honey and Clover manga series.

She has won numerous awards for her performances on screen, including the prestigious Japan Academy Prize and Kinema Junpo Awards for best supporting actress in 2007 for Hula Girls and Rookie of the Year for continued performances in the field of Films in Media and Fine Arts by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan in 2009.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yū Aoi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Yū Aoi (born August 17, 1985) is a Japanese actress and model. She made her film debut as Shiori Tsuda in Shunji Iwai's 2001 film All About Lily Chou-Chou. She subsequently portrayed Tetsuko Arisugawa in Hana and Alice (2004), also directed by Iwai, Kimiko Tanigawa in the hula dancing film Hula Girls and Hagumi Hanamoto in the 2006 live-action adaptation of the popular Honey and Clover manga series.

She has won numerous awards for her performances on screen, including the prestigious Japan Academy Prize and Kinema Junpo Awards for best supporting actress in 2007 for Hula Girls and Rookie of the Year for continued performances in the field of Films in Media and Fine Arts by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan in 2009.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yū Aoi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1985-08-17

Place of Birth Kasuga, Fukuoka

Official Site http://www.itoh-c.com/aoi/

Also Known As

  • Yû Aoi
  • Yū Aoi
  • 아오이 유우
  • 夏井 優
  • Yū Natsui
  • 蒼井 優
  • 나츠이 유우

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 A Long Goodbye as Fumi Higashi
2018 Killing as Yu
2018 Penguin Highway as Onē-san
2018 What a Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life as Noriko Mamiya
2017 Birds Without Names as Towako
2017 Mixed Doubles as Yo
2017 My High School Business (10 episodes) as Chihiro Mashiba
2017 Tokyo Ghoul as Rize Kamishiro
2017 Hello, Detective Hedgehog (10 episodes) as Psychic
2017 What a Wonderful Family! 2 as Noriko Mamiya
2016 Japanese Girls Never Die as Haruko Azumi
2016 Over the Fence as Satoshi Tamura
2016 We're Millennials. Got a problem? (0 episodes) as Kumi Kasagi
2016 What a Wonderful Family! as Noriko Mamiya
2015 Journey to the Shore as Tomoko
2015 Dr.倫太郎 (10 episodes) as 梦乃
2015 The Case of Hana & Alice as Tetsuko "Alice" Arisugawa
2014 Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends as Megumi Takani
2014 Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno as Megumi Takani
2014 All About My Siblings (11 episodes) as Azusa Sawabe
2014 Climbing to Spring as Ai Takazawa
2014 Mozu (5 episodes) as Shiori Nanami
2014 Zipang Punk as GiN
2013 Space Pirate Captain Harlock as Miime (voice)
2013 The Farthest Galaxy (2 episodes) as Misato Ebata / Akane Seike
2013 Tokyo Family as Noriko Mamiya
2012 Rurouni Kenshin as Megumi Takani
2012 Penance (5 episodes) as Sae Kikuchi
2011 By Chance
2011 Vampire as Mina
2011 Patisserie Coin De Rue as Natsume Usuba
2010 The Lightning Tree as Rai / Yu
2010 Flowers as Rin
2010 Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II as Jadwiga (voice)
2010 About Her Brother as Koharu Takano
2009 Redline as Sonoshee JP (voice)
2009 Honokaa Boy as Kaoru
2008 One Million Yen Girl as Suzuko Satô
2008 Tokyo! as Pizza-Delivery Girl
2008 Shaking Tokyo
2008 Osen (10 episodes) as Sen Handa
2008 Aoi Yū × Yottsu no Uso Camouflage (12 episodes) as Chika/Makoto/Umeko/Suzuko
2008 Sex is No Laughing Matter as En-Chan
2007 Welcome to the Quiet Room as Miki
2007 Miyori's Forest as Miyori (voice)
2006 Tekkonkinkreet as Shiro (voice)
2006 Rainbow Song as Kana Sato
2006 Sugar & Spice
2006 Hula Girls as Kimiko Tanikawa
2006 Honey and Clover as Hagu
2006 Mushi-Shi: The Movie as Tanyu
2005 Yamato as Taeko
2005 Henshin as Kei Hamura
2005 Shining Boy and Little Randy as Emi Murakami
2005 Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers as Kujaku Ogitani
2005 Letters from Kanai Nirai as Fuki Asato
2005 Tiger & Dragon (11 episodes) as Risa
2005 Secrets of The Battleship Yamato as Taeko Nozaki
2004 Hana and Alice as Setsuko "Alice" Arisugawa
2004 Mask de 41 as Haruka Kuramochi
2003 1980 as Rika Hashiba
2003 Worst by Chance as Harada's girlfriend
2003 Dr. Coto's Clinic (11 episodes) as 仲依ミナ
2001 Ao to Shiro de Mizuiro as Shiina Kasumi
2001 All About Lily Chou-Chou as Shiori Tsuda
2001 Harmful Insect as Natsuko Yamaoka

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