Yuri Ebihara

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Yuri Ebihara
Native name 蛯原 友里
Born (1979-10-03) 3 October 1979 (age 36)
Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Years active 2002 - present
Spouse(s) Keisuke Ogihara (2010–present)[1]
Website pearl-tokyo.jp/models/ebihara.html
Modeling information
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Measurements 82-56-84 cm (32-22-33 in)
Manager Pearl Co., Ltd.

Yuri Ebihara (蛯原 友里 Ebihara Yuri?) (born 3 October 1979) in Miyazaki Prefecture is a Japanese model and actress. She is a graduate of Kyushu Sangyo University, where she studied fine arts.[2][3]


Her first big break came as a model for CanCam, with whom she had an exclusive contract. She has since appeared in several TV dramas, including Tokumei Kakarichō Tadano Hitoshi (TV Asahi, 2007).[4]

Widely known by her nickname "Ebi-chan", she is especially popular with young men and women. She has been quoted as saying, "If someone doesn't find me cute, I want to know why, because then I'll work on it to get better at being cute".[5]

Since 2009, she has been an exclusive model for twenties female fashion magazine AneCan.[6] She also appeared on the fashion magazine Domani targeted thirties as an exclusive model starting with the July 2015 issue.[7]

Personal life[edit]

In May 2010, Ebihara that she had married Ilmari from the music group Rip Slyme.[8]



  • Tokumei Kachō Tadano Hitoshi Saigo no Gekijōban (2008)[9]

TV dramas[edit]

  • Tokumei Kachō Tadano Hitoshi (TV Asahi, 2003), Kazue Yamabuki[10]
  • Salary Man Kintarō 4 (TBS, 2004), Masami Aikawa[11]
  • Slow Dance (Fuji TV, 2005), Yukie Sonoda[12]
  • Woman's Island: Kanojotachi no Sentaku (NTV, 2006)[13]
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru (Fuji TV, 2006), Yumi Ebihara[14]
  • Oniyome Nikki Īyu Dana (Fuji TV, 2007)[15]
  • Doukyūsei: Hito wa, Sando, Koi o Suru (TBS, 2014), herself[16]



  • CanCam, Shogakukan 1982-, as an exclusive model from 2003 to 2008[17]
  • AneCan, Shogakukan 2007-, as an exclusive model since 2009[6]
  • Domani, Shogakukan 1997-, as an exclusive model since 2015[7]



  1. ^ "Ebihara Yuri & ILMARI hold wedding reception party". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  2. ^ 蛯原友里のプロフィール (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  3. ^ 第1子妊娠の蛯原友里 モデルとしての華々しい活躍を振り返る (in Japanese). modelpress. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  4. ^ TV 特命係長 只野仁(第3期). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  5. ^ Kageyama, Yuri (15 June 2006). "Japan struggles with 'cute' image". San Diego Union Tribune. p. C1, C5. Retrieved 15 June 2006. 
  6. ^ a b 『きれいになるハーブ』~おしゃれに暮らす幸せレシピ~ (in Japanese). Shogakukan Inc. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  7. ^ a b 蛯原友里、前代未聞の“W専属モデル”就任を発表 日本ファッション誌史上初の快挙 (in Japanese). modelpress. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  8. ^ 押切もえ、エビちゃん祝福「私も幸せ見つけたい」 (in Japanese). 10 May 2010. Archived from the original on 13 May 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  9. ^ 映画 特命係長 只野仁 最後の劇場版. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  10. ^ TV 特命係長 只野仁(第1期). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  11. ^ TV サラリーマン金太郎4. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  12. ^ スローダンス (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network Inc. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  13. ^ TVM ウーマンズ・アイランド 彼女たちの選択. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  14. ^ ブスの瞳に恋してる 恋の軌跡、愛の未来スペシャル~初めてのクリスマス・エビちゃんの逆襲~ (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network Inc. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  15. ^ 鬼嫁日記 いい湯だな (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network Inc. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  16. ^ 蛯原友里、新ドラマ出演決定 EXILE・MATSUらと共演で印象を語る (in Japanese). modelpress. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  17. ^ 「10年前より今の私が好き!」蛯原友里のキレイの秘訣4つを公開!! (in Japanese). Shogakukan Inc. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  18. ^ EBI01(エビイチ) : 蛯原友里写真集 (小学館): 2011 (in Japanese). National Diet Library. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 

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