|Native name 阿川 佐和子|
Parents Hiroyuki Agawa
Alma mater Keio University
Education Keio University
|Name Sawako Agawa|
Movies A Sumo Wrestler's Tail
Siblings Naoyuki Agawa
|Born 1 November 1953 (age 62) (1953-11-01) Tokyo, Japan|
Occupation Author and television personality
Grandparents Agawa Kabutoichi, Agawa Kimi
Similar People Hiroyuki Agawa, Fumi Dan, Makoto Ohtake, Naoyuki Agawa, Tomomi Eguchi
Sawako Agawa (阿川 佐和子, Agawa Sawako, born 1 November 1953) is a Japanese author and television personality.
Sawako Agawa was born in Tokyo on 1 November 1953. Her father is the novelist Hiroyuki Agawa; and her elder brother Naoyuki Agawa is also a writer. Naoyuki is a former diplomat who, since 1999, has been a professor of law at Keio University.
After graduation from Toyo Eiwa junior high school and high school (private all-girls school, Christian school located in Minato, Tokyo), Agawa graduated from Keio University with the Bachelor of Letters degree in Western Historiography.
Agawa started her career in Japanese television, first as a reporter, then as a news reader. She appears on a variety of programs, including talk shows, quiz programs, and interview shows.