Atsuko Maeda is a Japanese actress, singer, and former member of the idol group AKB48.
- Native name
- 前田敦子 (MAEDA Atsuko)
- Acchan, Maeatsu
- Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture
- July 10, 1991 (age 22)
- 5' 3" (161 cm)
- Blood type
- Actress and singer
- Films, TV dramas, variety shows
- Ohta Production
- As noted in the April 2008 issue of Nikkei Entertainment!, it's often said that she has an "old-fashioned" face.
- Is able to make an origami crane out of a piece of paper only 1cm x 1cm in size, a skill she is very proud of.
- Is very bad at sports, as well as most physical activities in general
- Is left-handed.
- Has very bad vision. She wears contacts while working, but can usually be spotted wearing black-rimmed glasses during her off-time.
- Is a big Yomiuri Giants fan, thanks in part to her father's influence.
- In addition to her personal admiration of fellow singer/actress Kou Shibasaki, she is also a noted fan of both TVXQ and Masaharu Fukuyama.
Filmography as actor
On Tuesday it was announced that Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s next film Seventh Code, starring former AKB48 member turned actress Atsuko Maeda, will get its world premiere at the 8th Rome Film Festival...5 months ago