Tamayo Marukawa

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Tamayo Marukawa
丸川 珠代
Member of the House of Councillors for Tokyo At-large district
Assumed office
29 July 2007
Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Assumed office
August 3, 2016
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
Preceded by Toshiaki Endo
Minister of the Environment
In office
October 7, 2015 – August 3, 2016
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
Preceded by Yoshio Mochizuki
Succeeded by Koichi Yamamoto
Minister of State for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Assumed office
October 7, 2015
Prime Minister Shinzō Abe
Preceded by Yoshio Mochizuki
Personal details
Born (1971-01-19) 19 January 1971 (age 46)
Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Taku Otsuka
Children 1 boy
Born on (2012-06-26) 26 June 2012 (age 4)[1]
Alma mater University of Tokyo
Occupation Politician
former TV Announcer

Tamayo Marukawa (丸川 珠代 Marukawa Tamayo?, born 19 January 1971 in Kobe, Hyōgo) is a Japanese politician and former announcer of TV Asahi, who serves as a member of the House of Councillors of the National Diet (parliament of Japan). She is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. She served as the head of the Women's Affairs Office of the LDP on October 2009.

She graduated from the University of Tokyo with the Bachelor of Economics degree in 1993.[2]

She is married to Taku Otsuka (a member of the House of Representatives). Their wedding ceremony was held in Meiji Shrine on June 16, 2008.[3]


  1. ^ "丸川珠代議員が第1子の男児出産". 日刊スポーツ (in Japanese). June 27, 2012. Retrieved June 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ Official profile Retrieved 2 May 2010. (Japanese)
  3. ^ "丸川珠代「KY婚」に小泉"下ネタ"ジョークも 会期中、宮城内陸地震直後なのに…". ZAKZAK 芸能ニュース (in Japanese). ZAKZAK. June 17, 2008. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 

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House of Councillors
Preceded by
Sanzō Hosaka
Natsuo Yamaguchi
Kan Suzuki
Yasuo Ogata
Councillor for Tokyo's At-large district
Served alongside: Masako Ōkawara, Natsuo Yamaguchi, Kan Suzuki, Ryūhei Kawada