Atsuko Maeda (Actress and singer)
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
- Eight Rangers 2 (2014)
- Seventh Code (2013)
- Tamako in Moratorium (2013)
- The Complex (2013)
- The Drudgery Train (2012)
- Drucker in the Dugout: A Japanese Baseball Girl Meets Peter Drucker (2011)
- The Suicide Song (2007)
- How to Become Myself (2007)
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