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Occupation  Actress
Name  Yoko Aki

Role  Songwriter
Spouse  Ryudo Uzaki (m. 1971)
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Born  May 1, 1945 (age 70) (1945-05-01) Nagano, Nagano, Japan
Nominations  Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Movies  Shiki Natsuko, The Family Game, A Homansu
Similar People  Ryudo Uzaki, Momoe Yamaguchi, Kyohei Tsutsumi, Shunichi Tokura, Setsuko Karasuma

Yoko Aki (阿木 燿子, Aki Yōko, born May 1, 1945) is a Japanese songwriter, actress, novelist and essayist. With her husband, Ryudo Uzaki, she has written many songs for other singers, with Aki as lyricist and Uzaki as composer. They are especially famous for a series of hit songs of Momoe Yamaguchi's.


She has acted in several films, and she won the award for best supporting actress at the 5th Hochi Film Award for Shiki Natsuko. She was a model under an exclusive contract with Kanebo Cosmetics for many years.


In 1969, Aki wrote Blue Lonesome Dream which is a debut song of the Group Sounds band Julie and The baron for the first time. Her husband, Ryudo Uzaki composed it. Then they wrote many hit songs.

In 1980, she made her debut as an actress.


(as lyricist)

  • Manjushaka
  • Playback Part Two
  • Filmography

  • Shiki Natsuko (1980)
  • The Family Game (1983)
  • Keshin (1986)
  • A Homansu (1986)
  • Devilman (2004)
  • References

    Yoko Aki Wikipedia