Akiko Hinagata

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Akiko Hinagata(J-27)
Born (1978-01-27) January 27, 1978 (age 40)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1992-present
Known for Television drama series
Some data in this infobox has been translated from Japanese Wikipedia

Akiko Hinagata (雛形あきこ, Hinagata Akiko, born January 27, 1978) is a Japanese actress and former gravure idol. She made her acting debut in 1992 in the TBS drama Obenkyō. In 1994, she was chosen Fuji Television Visual Queen. Two years later, Hinagata received the Golden Arrow Graph prize. In 1997 she was awarded a Special Prize at the 10th annual Japan Glasses Best Dressed Awards.[1] She appeared on the Fuji TV program Iron Chef as a judge in "Battle Banana". Hinagata has appeared in at least 25 television roles, including the Fuji Television production Ring: Kanzenban.[2]

In film, Hinagata had the assignment of playing herself in a voice role in a Crayon Shin-chan movie. She appeared in a Gokudō no Onna-tachi film, and in the 2004 Ghost Shout.

Additionally, she has hosted five radio programs. She regularly appears on television variety shows, and has acted on stage. In commercials, she has represented Nissin Foods' ramen and udon, Mitsubishi (now Nippon) Oil, Asahi Soft Drinks' Sawayaka Budō, Pola Cosmetics, and Japan Tobacco's Yamucha-rō beverages. She has released five photo books and published two collections of essays. In 2013, she married actor Kousei Amano.[3]





  1. ^ "前回日本 メガネ ベストドレッサー賞" (in Japanese). IOFT. Retrieved 2015-05-15. 
  2. ^ "雛形あきこ" (in Japanese). AllCinema. Retrieved 2015-05-15. 
  3. ^ "雛形あきこ&天野浩成の入籍、「仮面ライダー」の仲間たちも祝福 - シネマトゥデイ". Cinematoday.jp. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 

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