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Gender Female
Language(s) Japanese
Meaning It can have many different meanings depending on the kanji used.
Other names
See also Asaka

Asami (あさみ, アサミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname.

Possible writings[edit]

Asami can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

as a given name
  • 麻美, "hemp, beauty"
  • 朝美, "morning, beauty"
  • 朝海, "morning, sea"

The given name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

as a surname
  • 浅見, "shallow, look"
  • 浅海, "shallow sea"


with the given name Asami
with the surname Asami

Fictional characters[edit]

with the given name Asami
  • Asami Matsumoto (朝海), a minor character in the anime and manga series Nana
  • Asami Yamazaki (麻美), a central character from the 1999 Japanese horror film Audition
  • Asami Sato is a character in the 2012 animated series The Legend of Korra.
  • Asami Nakaoka is a character in the ongoing Japanese manga "Highschool Of The Dead", who made a brief but significant appearance for a few chapters.
with the family name Asami