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Bio: Best known as Toshiko Sato in the hit BBC drama series Torchwood and as Saffy’s best friend Sarah in the l comedy series Absolutely Fabulous. Naoko was most recently seen in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) and in the critically acclaimed series The Terror: Infamy (AMC) as Asako Nakayama. Regular roles in Casualty, Psychos, and played Yoko Ono opposite Christopher Eccleston’s John Lennon in Lennon Naked. Other television credits include: Patrick Melrose, Apocalypse Slough, Humans, Midsomer Murders, Vexed, Doctor Who, Three Inches, Private Practice, Maneater, Spooks/MI-5, The Smoking Room, Mile High, Murder in Mind, Thief Takers, and Judge John Deed and the Emmy award winning Hiroshima. Her film work include Yasuko Namba in Everest starring Josh Brolin, Life starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Mike Figgis' Suspension of Disbelief, Spice World, and Mike Leigh’s Oscar winning Topsy Turvy. Naoko's voice work include Momakase in the hit Disney TV series Big Hero 6 The Series and Yuki Yoshida in The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network) for which she was nominated for a BTVA Television Voice Acting Award. Other voice credits include numerous audio dramas for the hit BBC TV series Torchwood, audio books such as Ikigai, lead roles in BBC radio dramas such as Sadako in The Ring, Henry's Girls, Top Girls, The Cherry Blossom Whiskey Company. Her credit in games include Final Fantasy XIV, Dragon Quest XI, Hitman, Genji, Hitman. She has also done narrations for many factual TV programmes and documentaries for BBC, NHK, Channel 4, and has also voiced and sung for commercials.

Experience:Commercial, Voiceover, Animation, Video Games, Audio Books, Commercials, Narration

Vocal Age Range:25-35

Type:International

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Description: Naoko was born in Japan, and educated in the US, Japan and the UK. Bright, cheerful and engaging friendly voice.

Style:cheerful, friendly, positive, reassuring, engaging

Accent:Canadian, Standard American, Chinese, Japanese

Native Voice:Japanese