Kimiko Yo

Kimiko YoProfile

  • Name Kimiko Yo
  • Japanese: 余貴美子 (よ きみこ)
  • Birthdate: May 12, 1956
  • Birthplace: Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Height:
  • Blood Type: B
  • Talent Agency: Alpha Agency

Movies

  • Omotenashi: The Ceremony | Omotenashi (2018) – Mitsuko
  • The Ringside Story (2017)
  • Enokida Trading Post | Enokida Boekido (2017)
  • Perfect Revolution (2017) – Akiko
  • The Blue Hearts | Blue Hearts ga kikoeru (2017) – (segment “Hammer”)
  • Midnight Diner 2 | Zoku Shinya Shokudo (2016) – Chieko
  • Shin Godzilla (2016) – Minister of Defense
  • Black Widow Business | Gosaigyo no Onna (2016) – Eiko Segawa
  • Solomon’s Perjury 2: Judgment | Solomon no Gisho Kohen Saiban (2015) – Motoko Ueno
  • Solomon’s Perjury 1: Suspicion | Solomon no Gisho Zenpen Jiken (2015) – Motoko Ueno
  • Midnight Diner | |Shinya Shokudo (2015) – Chieko Hanawa
  • A Stitch of Life | Tsukuroi Tatsu Hito (2015) – Hiroe Minami
  • Parasyte Part 2 | Kiseiju Kanketsu Hen (2015) – Nobuko Izumi (Shinichi Izumi’s mother)
  • Parasyte Part 1 | Kiseiju (2014) – Nobuko Izumi (Shinichi Izumi’s mother)
  • Shield of Straw | Wara no Tate (2013) – Chikako Yuri
  • My Little Sweet Pea | Mugiko-san to (2013) – Ayako Koiwa
  • A Story of Yonosuke | Yokomichi Yonosuke (2013) – Taeko Yokomichi
  • A Tale Of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story | Bushi no Kondate (2013) – Mitsu Funaki (Yasunobu’s mother)
  • Nobody’s Perfect | Daijobu 3 Kumi (2013) – Chieko Kuroki
  • For Love’s Sake | Ai to Makoto (2012) – Toyo Taiga
  • Dirty Hearts | Coraçoes Sujos (2012) – Naomi
  • Dearest | Anata e (2012) – Taeko Hamasaki
  • Black Dawn | Gaiji Keisatsu (2012) – Kumi Muramatsu
  • Ace Attorney | Gyakuten Saiban (2012) – Maiko Ayasato
  • Bread of Happiness | Shiawase no Pan (2012) – Yoshi
  • Crossroads | Railways: Ai o Tsutaerare Nai Otona-Tachi e (2011) – Sawako Takishima
  • My So Has Got Depression | Tsure ga Utsu ni Narimashite (2011) – Satoko Kurita (Haruko’s mom)
  • Rebirth | Youkame no Semi (2011) – Angel
  • Star Watching Dog | Hoshi Mamoru Inu (2011) – innkeeper
  • Villain | Akunin (2010)- Yoriko Shimizu
  • Soup Opera (2010) – Yasuko Tanaka
  • A Lone Scalpel | Kokou no Mesu (2010) – Shizuka Takei
  • Rinco’s Restaurant | Shokudo Katatsumuri (2010) – Ruriko
  • Air Doll | Kuuki Ningyou (2009) – Receptionist
  • Dear Doctor | Dea Dokuta (2009) – Akemi Ohtake
  • Where The Legend Lives | Maboroshi no Yamataikoku (2008) – Akiko Sano
  • The Ramen Girl (2008) – Reiko
  • Departures | Okuribito (2008)
  • Chacha Tengai no Onna (2007)
  • Yakuza’s Kindergarten (2007)
  • Virgin Snow | Hatsuyuki no koi: Virgin snow (2007)
  • Tokyo Rhapsody | Kayokyoku dayo jinsei wa (2007)
  • Tonari machi senso (2007) – Kinu Murozono
  • Shikyu no kioku (2007)
  • Love Never to End | Ai no rukeichi]] (2007)
  • Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan (2006) – Tomoko
  • Yamato | Otoko-tachi no Yamato (2005) – Sayo Nishi
  • Tokyo Tower (2005)
  • Dreaming of Light | Garasu no tsukai (2005)
  • Jyukai: The Sea of Trees Behind Mt. Fuji | Ki no umi (2004)
  • Niwatori wa hadashi da (2004) – Kimi Sakurai
  • Cafe Lumiere | Kohi jiko (2003) – Yoko no keiba
  • Fireflies: River of Light | Hotaru no hoshi (2003)
  • Drugstore Girl (2003)
  • Worst by Chance | Guuzen nimo saiaku na shounen (2003) – Hatsuko Kim
  • Sayonara, Kuro (2003) – Eri Yuki
  • Music of Remembrance – GB (2002)
  • Hotel Hibiscus | Hoteru haibisukasu (2002)
  • Dog Star (2002)
  • Aiki (2002) – ‘Himegoto’ no Mama
  • Ogya (2002) – Hana’s mother
  • The Lonely Affair of the Heart (2002) – Naoko
  • Suicide Club | Jisatsu Saakuru (2002) – Kiyomi Kuroda
  • Free and Easy 11 | Tsuribaka Nisshi: Eleven (2000)
  • Asako in Ruby Shoes | Sunaebo (2000)
  • Hysteric (2000)
  • Timeless Melody (2000) – Chikako’s mother
  • The Exam | O-juken (1999) – Midori Chiaki
  • Wait and See | Ah haru (1998) – Wife of Hiroshi’s brother
  • A Class to Remember 3: The New Voyage | Gakko III (1998)
  • Immoral Affairs | Fukigen na Kajitsu (1997) – Reiko Takefuji
  • 20th Century Nostalgia | 20-seiki nosutarujia (1997)
  • Scarred Angels | Kizu darake no tenshi (1997) – Kazue Nakatsu
  • Moonlight Serenade | Setouchi munraito serenade (1997) – Woman Gambler
  • Happy-Go-Lucky | Natsu jikan no otonatachi (1997) – Lover 1
  • Daitoryo no Christmas Tree (1996)
  • Five Women | Gonin 2 (1996) – Ran
  • Sumomo mo momo (1995) – Mum
  • Sharaku (1995)
  • Alone in the Night | Yoru ga mata kuru (1994) – Prostitute
  • A Night in Nude | Nudo no yoru (1993) – Nami Tsuchiya
  • Ahiru no uta ga kikoete kuru yo. (1993) – Etsuko Kishima
  • Evil Dead Trap 3: Broken Love Killer | Chigireta ai no satsujin (1993) – Nami Muraki
  • Umi sora sango-no iitsutae (1991) – Etsuko Kawanishi
  • Gekka no ran (1991) – Nami/Yoko
  • Yumeji (1991)
  • Hiruko the Goblin | Yokai hanta: Hiruko (1991)
  • The Last Frankenstein | Rasuto Furankenshutain (1991)
  • Maria’s Stomach | Maria no ibukuro (1990)
  • Sayonara konnichiwa (1990)
  • A Sign Days (1989)
  • Kaisha monogatari: Memories of You (1988)
  • Love Bites Back | Kamu onna (1988) – Sanae Ebino
  • The Heartbreak Yakuza | Saraba itoshiki hito yo (1987) – Michi Tatematsu

Drama Series

  • Innocent Days (WOWOW / 2018) – Michiko Tanaka
  • Half Blue | Hanbun, Aoi (NHK / 2018) – Kimika Okada
  • The Public Enemy | Minshu no Teki~Yononaka, Okashikunai Desuka (Fuji TV / 2017) – Akiko Kawarada
  • Izakaya Fuji (TV Tokyo / 2017) – Tamami Nishio
  • Mr. Housekeeper, Mitazono | Kaseifu no Mitazono (TV Asahi / 2016) – Yoriko Musubi
  • Hajimemashite, Aishite Imasu (TV Asahi / 2016) – Machi Domoto
  • Isan Souzoku (TV Asahi / 2015) – Yoko Kawamura
  • Replay & Destroy (TBS-MBS / 2015) – fortune-teller woman
  • Dr. Rintaro, Psychiatrist | Dr. Rintaro (NTV / 2015) – Ikumi Masuda
  • First Class 2 | Fasuto Kurasu (Fuji TV / 2014) – Ranko Takigawa
  • All About My Siblings | Wakamono Tachi (Fuji TV / 2014) – Kyoko Sawabe (ep.3,5,8,10)
  • Fathers | Oyaji no Senaka (TBS / 2014) – Yasuko Togawa (ep.7)
  • People of Fuyou: The Wife on the Top of Mt. Fuji | Fuyo no Hito ~ Fujisancho no Tsuma (NHK / 2014) – Tomiko Nonaka
  • Fathers | Oyaji no Senaka (TBS / 2014) – (screenplay by Taichi Yamada)
  • Houkago Groove (TBS / 2013) – Rinko Kominato
  • Jun & Ai | Jun to Ai (NHK / 2012-2013) – Sato Uehara
  • Tsurukame Maternity Center | Tsurukame Josanin ~ Minami no Shima kara ~ (NHK / 2012) – Kameko Tsuruta
  • Cleopatra Ladies: Eternal Desire for Beauty | Cleopatra na Onnatachi (NTV / 2012) – Mari Yukawa
  • Dr. Irabu, the Mental Specialist | Dr. Irabu Ichiro (TV Asahi / 2011) – Mayumi
  • Cold Cases | Keishicho Keizoku Sosahan (TV Asahi / 2010) – Noriko Mizuki
  • Flower in Bloom | Sakuya Konohana (NHK / 2010)
  • Mama wa Mukashi Papa datta (WOWOW / 2009)
  • Anti-Terrorism Investigators | Gaiji Keisatsu (NHK / 2009)
  • Dandy Daddy? (TV Asahi / 2009) – Kiwako Mishima
  • Yako no Kaidan (TV Asahi / 2009)
  • Atsuhime (NHK / 2008)
  • Dear Father | Haikei, Chichiue-sama (Fuji TV / 2007) – ep. 4
  • Evil People | Warui yatsura (TV Asahi / 2007)
  • Oishii Gohan: Kamakura Kasugai kometen (TV Asahi / 2007)
  • Churasan 4 (NHK / 2007)
  • Into the White Night | Byakuyako (TBS / 2006)
  • Love of my Life | Tatta Hitotsu no Koi (NTV / 2006)
  • Undercover Boss Ga-me | Tokumei! Keiji Don Game (TBS / 2006)
  • Ooku -War of the Belles- (Fuji TV / 2005)
  • Affectionate Time | Yasashii jikan (Fuji TV / 2005)
  • Be With You | Ima Ai ni Yukimasu (TBS / 2005) – Naomi Hongo
  • Churasan 3 (NHK / 2004)
  • Face (2003)
  • Drop-out Teacher Returns to School | Yankee Bokou ni Kaeru (TBS / 2003)
  • Welcome to the High Plains | Kougen e Irasshai (TBS / 2003)
  • Churasan 2 (NHK /2003)
  • California Dreamin’ (2002)
  • Sayonara, Ozu-sensei (Fuji TV / 2001)
  • Churasan (NHK / 2001)
  • A Dangerous Woman (1998)
  • Concerto | Kyosokyoku (TBS / 1996)
  • Say You Love Me | Aishiteiru to Ittekure (TBS / 1995)

TV Movies

  • Temisu no Tsurugi (TV Tokyo / 2017)
  • Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter | Kurara ~Hokusai no Musume~ (NHK / 2017) – Koto
  • Soshite Daremo Inakunatta (TV Asahi / 2017)
  • Solitary Gourmet Special: Manatsu no Tohoku Miyagi Shucchou-hen | Kodoku no Gurume Supesharu! Manatsu no Tohoku ・ Miyagi Shucchou hen (TV Tokyo / 2016) – restaurant female owner
  • Ice on the Tracks | Koori no Wadachi (ABC-TV Asahi / 2016) – Sayuri Yonezawa
  • Akujo ni Tsuite (TBS / 2012) – Tane Suzuki
  • Atsui Kuuki (TV Asahi / 2012) – Haruko Inamura
  • Madame Butterfly | Cho-Cho-San (NHK / 2011) – Okou
  • The Divorce Syndrome | Rikon Shindoromu: Tsuma ni ima sugu detette! to iwaretara (NTV / 2010) – Doctor
  • Keiji Ichidai: Hiratsuka Hachibe no Showa Jikenshi (TV Asahi / 2009)
  • Yoru no Owaru Toki (TBS / 2007)
  • Ooku -War of the Belles- SP (Fuji TV / 2005)
  • Last Present | Rasuto Purezento (TV Asahi / 2005) – Hanakiko Tateishi
  • An Autumn Afternoon | Sanma no aji (Fuji TV / 2003)
  • Amagi Goe (TBS / 1998)

Awards

  • Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (“Dearest”) – 2013 (36th) Japan Academy Prize – March 8, 2013
  • “Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role” (“Dear Doctor”) – 2010 (33rd) Japan Academy Prize – March 5, 2010
  • “Best Supporting Actress” (“Dear Doctor”) – 2009 (22nd) Nikkan Sports Film Awards – December 4, 2009
  • Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role” (“Departures”) – 2009 (32nd) Japan Academy Prize – February 20, 2009


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