Fumie Hosokawa

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Fumie Hosokawa
Born (1971-09-02) September 2, 1971 (age 47)[1]
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)

Fumie Hosokawa (細川ふみえ, born 2 September 1971) is a Japanese actress, singer, and model. She is often referred to as the “original” kyonyu (huge breasts) idol.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Hosokawa was born in Tanabu, Aomori prefecture and lived in Etajima, Hiroshima Prefecture until the age of four. She then moved to Hawaii for a year to attend school there. She is the daughter of a rear admiral in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.

She started posing for magazines in December 1990 as a bikini model. Soon afterwards she also started singing and acting in films.

She is 163 cm (5'4") tall. Her official website charts her changing figure over time. In 1990 she was 94-60-90 cm (37-24-35 inches). In 2006 she was 90-59-87 cm (35-23-34 inches). After a lengthy hiatus from bikini modelling, she released two gravure idol DVDs in 2006.[3]

On 20 December 2007 she gave birth to her first child, a boy, with husband Hisato Endo, and announced her withdrawal from celebrity life.[4] However, before giving birth, she had posed for her first-ever nude photo book, 'Fumming', which was released in August 2007.[5]

Partial filmography[edit]

  1. SHIN PRODUCE Fumie Hosokawa Mitsumete (gravure) (2006)
  2. Sei (gravure)(2006)
  3. Paato-taimu tantei 2 (TV) (2004)
  4. Idol Ougon Densetsu: (Idol Golden Legend) (gravure) (2004)
  5. Shôwa kayô daizenshû (2003)
  6. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari(2001)
  7. Kikujirô no natsu (1999)
  8. Hana no oedo no Tsuribaka Nisshi (1998)
  9. Tsuribaka Nisshi 10 (1998)
  10. Gokudo no onna-tachi: Kejime (1998)
  11. Tsuribaka nisshi 9 (1997)


  1. ^ info box data from: 細川ふみえ (Hosokawa Fumie) Profile at Web I-dic (in Japanese)
  2. ^ http://www.tokyograph.com/news/fumie-hosokawa-poses-nude
  3. ^ "CDJapan.co.jp". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28.
  4. ^ http://www.tokyograph.com/news/fumie-hosokawa-married-pregnant-retiring
  5. ^ http://www.tokyograph.com/news/fumie-hosokawa-poses-nude


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