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Asano Yuko

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Asano Yuko

Asano Yuko (浅野ゆう子) is a Japanese actress and former singer.

Profile

  • Real Name: Asano Yuko (赤沢裕子)
  • Birthdate: July 9, 1960
  • Birthplace: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Height: 167 cm
  • Sizes: 81 - 55 - 87 cm
  • Catchphrase: Jump Suru Kamoshika (ジャンプするカモシカ; Jumping Wild Goat)

Information

Asano Yuko first dreamed of being in show business ever since she was a child and after her parents divorced when she three years old. She was later scouted when she was in elementary school and debuted in her first dorama when she was in middle school. At the time, she didn't want to become an idol singer and became popular in doramas like Ochakumichan. She also gained popularity due to her height of 167 cm and her long legs. She was often compare to another singer, Wada Akiko, about her height.

In 1974, she finally decided to become a idol singer and released the single "Tobidase Hatsukoi". She had a brief career as a singer but gained more popularity as an actress and model. In the 1980s, she was a swimsuit campaign model for various doramas. She would be later called the Trendy Dorama Queen with Asano Atsuko. The two would also be referred as Double Asano to the media.

She would later appear in the dorama OL Nippon as a lead character along side Mizuki Alisa in 2008.

Discography

Albums

Singles

Books

  • [1993.xx.xx] Korogaru Onna ni Koke wa Tsukanai (転がる女にコケはつかない)
  • [1998.xx.xx] Oyako Gokko (親子ごっこ)

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