Atsuko Maeda (Actress and singer)

Atsuko Maeda

Atsuko Maeda is a Japanese actress, singer, and former member of the idol group AKB48.

Native name
前田敦子 (MAEDA Atsuko)
Actress and singer
Acchan, Maeatsu
Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture
July 10, 1991 (age 25)
5' 3" (161 cm)
Blood type
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

Year Movie Role
2015 Initiation Love Mayuko Naruoka
2014 As the Gods Will Beckoning cat (voice)
2014 Kabukicho Love Hotel Saya
2014 Eight Rangers 2 Jun Saigo, investigative magazine reporter
2013 Seventh Code Akiko
2013 Tamako in Moratorium Tamako Sakai
2013 The Complex Asuka Ninomiya
2012 The Drudgery Train Yasuko Sakurai
2011 Drucker in the Dugout: A Japanese Baseball Girl Meets Peter Drucker Minami Kawashima
2007 The Suicide Song Kana Takahashi
2007 How to Become Myself Hinako Hanada

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Last Updated 23 Feb 2014 at 04:56