Tokiko Kato

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Tokiko Kato
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Background information
Birth nameTokiko Kato (加藤 登紀子, Katō Tokiko)
Born (1943-12-27) December 27, 1943 (age 79)
Origin Harbin, Manchukuo
Genres Chanson, pop, Kayōkyoku, new wave, folk
Years active1966–present
Labels Polydor Records
Universal Music Group

Tokiko Kato (加藤 登紀子, Katō Tokiko, born December 27, 1943) is a Japanese singer, composer, lyricist, actress and activist.


She was born in Harbin, Manchukuo, to Japanese parents and graduated from the University of Tokyo. She worked as a visiting professor at Josai International University. [1]

While being held hostage by hijackers on All Nippon Airways Flight 857, Kato used her cell phone to keep in contact with police during the hijacking.



Live and collaborations




  1. Walkers: maigo no otona-tachi (ウォーカーズ〜迷子の大人たち) (4 episodes, 2006) as Michiyo Yamashita
  2. Tōfu Pro-Wrestling (豆腐プロレス, Tōfu puroresu) (2017) narration

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  1. Official profile (in Japanese)
  2. Tokiko Kato, The Internet Movie Database
  3. "時には昔の話を 森山周一郎 声優と呼ばれた俳優". Retrieved October 22, 2022.