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Overview (2)

Born in Tokyo, Japan
Birth NameNoriko Nagai

Mini Bio (1)

Noriko Hidaka was born on May 31, 1962 in Tokyo, Japan as Noriko Nagai. She is an actress, known for My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Pîtâ Pan no bôken (1989) and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990).

Personal Quotes (4)

[About her portrayal of Kikyo from InuYasha] You know, I was real tense and nervous when I gave my first line: "InuYasha!" Kikyo is so conflicted about InuYasha and so tense, I really wondered how it'd sound coming out of my throat. I had no idea. I worried that it might be exactly like Akane's "Ranma!" My heart was pounding! But an entirely different voice came out, I was so relieved!
My mission is to keep frightening everyone as much as I can, both as a character and in the studio...
I was going to the audition for Kagome, but I knew nothing about her, so I went to a bookstore, picked up the comic, took a look at her and was shocked to find a 15 year old girl!
[About auditioning to play Kagome] Looking at her as an actress, I wanted to play her. But personally, I was still so attached to my favorite character, Akane in "Ranma 1/2".

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