Yu Aoi

Yu Aoi

  • Born on
    • August 17th, 1985
Yu Aoi (born August 17, 1985) is a Japanese actress and model. She made her film debut as Shiori Tsuda in Shunji Iwai's 2001 film All About Lily Chou-Chou. She subsequently portrayed Tetsuko Arisugawa in Hana and Alice (2004), also directed by Iwai, Kimiko Tanigawa in the hula dancing film Hula Girls and Hagumi Hanamoto in the 2006 live-action adaptation of the popular Honey and Clover manga series. She has won numerous awards for her performances on screen, including the prestigious Japan Academy Prize and Kinema Junpo Awards for best supporting actress in 2007 for Hula Girls and Rookie of the Year for continued performances in the field of Films in Media and Fine Arts by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan in 2009.

Starring Yu Aoi on Plex


Acting (38 Credits)

2021Rurouni Kenshin: Final Chapter Part I - The Final as Megumi Takani
2020Romance Doll as Sonoko Kitamura
2020Wife of a Spy as Satoko Fukuhara
2019Children of the Sea as Kanako Azumi (voice)
2018Killing as Yu
2018Penguin Highway as Onē-san
2017Kanojo ga sono na wo shiranai toritachi as Towako Kitahara
2017Tokyo Ghoul as Rize Kamishiro
2017What a Wonderful Family as Noriko Mamiya
2017Mixed Doubles as Yo
2016What a Wonderful Family! as Noriko Mamiya
2015The Murder Case of Hana & Alice as Tetsuko "Alice" Arisugawa
2015Journey to the Shore as Tomoko
2014Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends as Megumi Takani
2014Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno as Megumi Takani
2013Penance as Sae Kikuchi
2013Harlock: Space Pirate as Miime (voice)
2013Tokyo Family as Noriko Mamiya
2012Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins as Megumi Takani
2012Penance as Sae Kikuchi
2011Vampire as Mina
2010About Her Brother as Koharu Takano
2010Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II as Jadwiga (voice)
2009Redline as Sonoshee JP (voice)
2008One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman as Suzuko Satô
2008Tokyo! as Pizza-Delivery Girl
2007Welcome to the Quiet Room as Miki
2007Best Wishes for Tomorrow as Kazuko Moribe
2006Hula Girls as Kimiko Tanikawa
2006Honey & Clover as Hagu
2006Tekkonkinkreet as Shiro (voice)
2006Mushi-Shi: The Movie as Tanyu
2006Rainbow Song as Kana Sato
2005Turtles Swim Faster Than Expected as Kujaku Ogitani
2005Otoko-tachi no Yamato as Taeko
2004Hana and Alice as Tetsuko "Alice" Arisugawa
2001Harmful Insect as Natsuko Yamaoka
2001All About Lily Chou-Chou as Shiori Tsuda


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