Michiko Shimizu (entertainer)

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Michiko Shimizu
清水 ミチコ
Born (1960-01-27) 27 January 1960 (age 61)
Takayama, Gifu, Japanese
NationalityJapanese
Other names
  • Micchan
  • Shimichiko
Education Bunkyo University Women's College Division of Home Economics
Occupation
  • Tarento
  • comedian
  • actress
  • impressionist
Years active1983
AgentJam House
Notable work
  • Fumio Takada no Radio Beverly Hiruzu
  • Michiko Shimizu no Micchan Impossible
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Television
  • Meringue no Kimochi
  • Tokoro-san no Gakkōde wa Oshiete kurenai soko 'n Tokoro!
  • Waratte Iitomo!
  • Yume de Aetara
Spouse(s)
Yukinobu Sakata
(m. 1987)
Website Official website

Michiko Shimizu (清水 ミチコ, Shimizu Michiko, born 27 January 1960, [1] in Takayama, Gifu) is a Japanese tarento, comedian, and actress. She is also an impressionist (monomane tarento).

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Shimizu's real name is Michiko Sakata (坂田 美智子, Sakata Michiko, née Shimizu (清水)) [2] She is represented with Jam House. Shimizu graduated from Takayama Nishi High School and Bunkyo University Women's College Division of Home Economics.

She is nicknamed Micchan (ミッちゃん) and Shimichiko (シミチコ). Shimizu's catchphrase is Rinjin wa Gei no koyashi (隣人は芸のこやし). [1]

Impressions

Filmography

TV variety

Current appearances

TitleNetworkNotes
Tokoro-san no Gakkōde wa Oshiete kurenai soko 'n Tokoro! TV Tokyo
Mōsō Nihon Ryōri NHK-G
Studio Park kara konnichiwaPresenter of one of the daily specials
Meringue no Kimochi NTV Narration
Himitsu no Kenmin ShowIrregular appearances
Hitachi Sekai fushigi Hakken! TBS Quasi-regular contestant

Former appearances

YearTitleNetworkNotes
Jōdan Gahō Fuji TV TV debut
1986Hyōkin Yobikō
1987 Waratte Iitomo! Regular; left on maternity leave from April to September 1988
Waratte Iitomo! Zōkan-gō
Waratte Iitomo! Tokudai-gō
1988Yume de Aetara
Quiz DerbyTBSGuest panelist; appeared twice
Quiz Sekai wa Show by Shōbai!!NTV
Wordsworth no BōkenFuji TV
Tensai terebi-kun Wide NHK-E Narikiri Singers Corner presenter
Akashiya Mansion MonogatariFuji TV
Akashiya Uken nen Monogatari
Shijō Saikyō no Mega Hit Karaoke Best 100: Kanpeki ni Utatte 1000 Man-en TV Asahi
Super Chie MonTBS
TV Tantei-dan
Hapi furu!Fuji TV
Hi 10 Engei Parade MBS Quasi-regular
TV o homeru YesTVNotTVRegular
Tamariba TNC

TV drama

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotes
1988Manga de Yomu MakuranosōshiNHK-G
1989Manga de Yomu Koten
Jikandesu yoTBS
Kitsui Yatsura
Heart ni Hi o tsukete!Fuji TV
Sayonara Ri KōranMasako Atsumi
1990Yonimo Kimyōna Monogatari: Saru no Te-samaShizu Ishikawa
1992Yonimo Kimyōna Monogatari: Slow Motion
1996Subarashiki Kazoku Ryokō
Iguana Girl TV Asahi
2000Okumanchōja to Kekkon suru HōhōNTV
Hamidashi Keiji Jōnetsu-keiYasuko OmoriTV Asahi
2001Chura-san NHK
Beauty 7NTVFinal episode
2002Hagure Keiji Junjō-haChiharu ToyamaTV Asahi
Wedding Planner: Sweet DeliveryFuji TV
2003Hostess Tantei KikiippatsuTBS
2005Tiger & Dragon
Kiken na Aneki Fuji TV
2006Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru KTV
Chibi Maruko-chan Sumire SakuraFuji TV
2007Joshi-ana Icchokusen!TV Tokyo
2008Mama no KamisamaTBS
2009Chinzan Kachō no NanukakanWoman at the windowTV Asahi
2010Hagane no OnnaMariko Fujima
2012Kazoku Hakkei: Nanase, Telepathy Girl's BalladKaneko KannamiMBS
2013 Kodoku no Gourmet Season 3 Snack mamaTV Tokyo
Amachan Music presenterNHK Asadora
2016 Sanada Maru Asahi no kata Taiga drama
Keiji Ittetsu: Inochigake de Sōsa ni Idomu Hannin yori Shinpai-seina OtokoKazumi TangeTV Asahi

Films

YearTitleRole
1988 Kimurake no Hitobito
1995 Hana Yori Dango
1996O Higara mo yoku GoshūshōsamaMotomiya-sensei
2001 Minna no Ie Mieko Aonuma
Money zansu
2002Mobōhan
2006 The Uchōten Hotel Hall announcer
Crab Goalkeeper
Otoko wa Sore o Gamandekinai
2008Hitorimake
2011Railways: Ai o Tsutae rarenai Otona-tachi e
2015 When the Curtain Rises Saori's mother
2018Life in Overtime

Animated films

YearTitleRoleNotesRef
2021BelleKita [9]

Anime television

YearTitleRoleNetwork
1991 Chibi Maruko-chan Momoe Yamaguchi Fuji TV

Dubbing

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999 South Park Barbra Streisand
2007 Surf's Up Edna Maverick

Radio

Current appearances

TitleNetwork
Fumio Takada no Radio Beverly Hiruzu NBS

Former appearances

YearTitleNetworkNotes
1999Onegai! DJ! Katsuya to Micchan happyi WeekendNBS
2004Michiko Shimizu no Nichiyō wa Mane yo
Hikaru Ijūin: Nichiyōbi no Himitsu Kichi TBS Radio Occasional appearances as "Nichiyō Seminar" lecturer
2005Making Sense J-Wave Co-starring with Kōki Mitani
Michiko Shimizu no Micchan ImpossibleNBS

Advertisements

TitleNotes
Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Toilet Migakīna
Alico
P&G Nyūnanzai LenoirAs the voice of Kaori; Co-starring with You and Nene Otsuka
Ichibiki Kondate iroiro Miso
Tsūhan Seikatsu Catalog House advert
Yamadai New TouchRadio advert

Discography

Albums

YearTitleRef.
1987Shiawase no Kocchō
1988Easy Japanese: Michiko Shimizu no Akarui Nihongo Kōza
1989Shiawase no kodama
1990miss Voices
1992Ame to Muchi [10]
2005Uta no Album
2006Lip Service
2009Batta mon [11]
2012Michiko Shimizu Monogatari
2014Shumi no Engei

Singles

YearTitle
1988"Konna Watashide yokattara"
"Fuyu no Hotel"
1992"Gekkan Myōjō Medley: Shibui-hen"
1994"Ai shita Hito wa Batsuichi"
2007"Hotto tto tto na: Mai ni chi"

Videography

YearTitle
1989Shiawase no Kotchō: Visual
1991miss Voices: Kore Honbandesu ka?

DVD

YearTitle
2008Live! Michiko Shimizu no Otanoshimi-kai: Lip Service
2011Live! Michiko Shimizu no Otanoshimi-kai: Batta mon
2013Watashi to iu Tanin

Bibliography

YearTitle
1990Nisemono
1992Yomu ga ī wa
1994Zatsunen Joō: TV Nikki wa Yume Nikki
1995Michiko Shimizu no Kao Mane Juku: Vow Special Edition
2003Michiko Shimizu no: Kore Dare'!?
2006Watashi no 10-nen Nikki
2013Shufu to Engei

Co-authored

YearTitleNotes
2007Mukatsuku Futari
2008Iratsuku Futari
2009Kamitsuku Futari
2011Tatetsuku FutariCo-written with Kōki Mitani
Nise Fūfumanzai: Warai Hito-kin 23-nen Shinrai no Radio Beverly HiruzuCo-written with Fumio Takada

Serials

Title
TV Bros "Watashi no TV Nikki"

Others

YearTitleRole
1997abab phonicsChris

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Notes

  1. Shimizu had a duet with Yano for her bonus single "Imomushi gorogoro" from the album Batta mon.