Yumiko Himei (姫井 由美子, Himei Yumiko, born February 14, 1959) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Okayama, she graduated from Okayama University with a master's degree. She was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2007 after serving in the assembly of Okayama Prefecture for two terms since 1999.
She was due to join a new political party, "Kaikaku Club", in 2008, but on August 28, 2008, she withdrew her membership in the new party and reaffirmed her loyalty to the Democratic Party of Japan.TV Tackle (TV Asahi) - 31 March 2007
Hōdō 2001 (Fuji Television) - 12 August 2007
Kin SMA (TBS) - 29 December 2007
TV Tackle (TV Asahi) - 31 March 2008