Mamiko Asō

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Mamiko Aso
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Mamiko Aso in 1991
Background information
Birth name 麻生真美子 (Asō Mamiko)
Born (1964-02-05) February 5, 1964 (age 53)
Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Origin Torino, Italy
Genres Eurodance, J-pop, synthpop, hardstyle, Eurodance, Italo dance
Occupation(s) Musician, Actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1980s–present
Labels Victor Entertainment, Great Dance Records, Vibrative Records, Euronoize, Dance Or Die Records
Associated acts (麻生真美子&キャプテン, Asō Mamiko & Captain)
Past members (Kiyoko Kitazawa, Keiko Yamamoto. 1984–1987)

Mamiko Aso (麻生真宫子, Asō Mamiko, born February 5, 1964 in Fukuoka, Japan), whose real name is Miwa Tajima (田島 みわ, Tajima Miwa), is a former Japanese idol, singer and actress of the 1980s, who is currently a businesswoman.

She started in 1984, forming the group Asō Mamiko & Captain (or Aso Mamiko & Captain), with the duo of dancers and singers Captain. After their separation in 1987, she continued her solo career as Mamiko Asō, releasing two singles in Japan, and a few plays in drama and film. In the 1990s, she released three singles in Italy, including Drive me crazy to Love in 1995, which peaked #21 in the local charts. In 1998, she created a company name, TAJIMA, she directs and produces its own among other Italian wine. Now using the artist Mamiko name, she released a new single in 2000, Walking in the Sunshine, and then, Your Lies that she released in 2004, and a book on Italy in 2006, Torino. She then resumed her real name, Miwa Tajima, and entered politics, cash stand for elections in Japan in July 2010.



Year Single Peak chart positions
1987 "Sasayaki wa Destiny (ささやきはデスティニー)" 22*
1988 "Dakara Nakanaide Otoko (男だから泣かないで)" 17*
1995 "Drive Me Crazy To Love" 21 21
1997 "My Girl"
(Paul Diamond Vs. Mamiko)
2000 "Walking in the Sunshine"
2004 "Your Lies"
  • *"Sasayaki wa Destiny" and, "Dakara Nakanaide Otoko" did not originally appear on the Japanese Oricon charts in Japan, but were released as singles only in Japan in 1987.


Aso Mamiko on Discogs [1]