Waka Inoue

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Waka Inoue
Native name
井上 和香
Naoko Niimura (新村 直子)

(1980-05-13) May 13, 1980 (age 39)[1]
Tokyo, Japan
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
WebsiteOfficial website

Waka Inoue (井上 和香, Inoue Waka, born May 13, 1980) is a Japanese idol, tarento and actress. She was born in Meguro, Tokyo as Naoko Niimura (新村 直子). Her mother is former actress Kyoko Saga.

Inoue's main claim to fame in the tarento circles is her bustline. She made her debut as a gravure idol in 2002 and went on to make several DVDs through 2006. Inoue also posed for annual calendars through 2010.[2]

She also worked as a female guest announcer/interviewer for K-1 in 2006, after replacing Norika Fujiwara.[3] Inoue remains active as an actress, appearing in numerous television commercials and programs, as well as on radio.


Inoue played herself in episode 488: The Devil of the TV Station, of the Detective Conan anime series.


  1. ^ "井上 和香 - Inoue Waka". Idol Dictionary (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-03-03.
  2. ^ http://www.japantoday.com/category/entertainment/view/waka-inoue-releases-2010-calendar
  3. ^ http://gravurelovers.com/japan-idol-waka-inoue/

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