Yuka Kashino

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Yuka Kashino
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Kashino (right) at the 2014 KKBOX Music Awards
Background information
Native name 樫野 有香
Also known as Kashiyuka / Yuka-chan
Born (1988-12-23) 23 December 1988 (age 28)
Origin Hiroshima, Japan
Genres J-Pop, Electropop
Occupation(s) Singer, Dancer
Instruments vocals
Years active 2001–present
Labels Universal J
Associated acts Perfume
Website Amuse official website

Yuka Kashino (樫野 有香, Kashino Yuka), nicknamed Kashiyuka (かしゆか, stylized as KASHIYUKA[1]), is a Japanese singer and dancer. She is known as one of the members of the electropop group Perfume.[2]


Kashino was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan, where she attended Actor’s School Hiroshima with friends and current Perfume members Ayaka Nishiwaki and Ayano Ōmoto. She and Nishiwaki are the two original members of Perfume.

Kashino and Nishiwaki formed Perfume in 2001 with former member Yūka Kawashima, who left shortly after to focus on her schoolwork. Before Ōmoto joined Perfume after being asked by Nishiwaki, the two had not met.[3]

Kashino graduated at Horikoshi High School. After that, she advanced to J. F. Oberlin University, as the member's master and graduated in March 2011. NOCCHi attended at the same university, but dropped out.

Kashino is also friends with fellow singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.[citation needed]

On April 18, 2008 Perfume made a special guest appearance performing "Ceramic Girl" at the ending of drama "Sumire 16 sai!!".[4]

On March 23, 2012 Perfume made a special guest appearance performing "Baby Cruising Love" in the movie "Moteki".[5]

On March 31 and April 1, 2017 Kashiyuka played the character "Okamido" on TV Tokyo Special drama 'Pensées'.[6]

In September 2017, Kashiyuka dubbed "the clerk" on "FASTENING DAYS 3" mini-series.[7]


  1. ^ Biography - Perfume Official Site
  2. ^ "Perfume Profile - TJC Artists".  Tokuma Japan Communications. Retrieved on 11 October 2010.
  3. ^ Flash magazine: "33 Shocking Legends of Perfume!". Retrieved on 7 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Perfumeの新曲"セラミックガール"がBSフジのドラマ「スミレ 16歳!!」の主題歌に". Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Moteki". Retrieved May 23, 2017. 
  6. ^ ""Pensées"" (in Japanese). Tv Tokyo. Retrieved May 23, 2017. 
  7. ^ "YKKのショートアニメ第3弾「FASTENING DAYS 3」のテーマソングに「Sweet Refrain」が決定!!". Retrieved September 20, 2017. 

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