Yoshitaka Yuriko was born in Tokyo on 22.07.1988. She entered the entertainment profession when she was scouted in Harajuku in Tokyo when she was sixteen. Since then she has played a string of roles in both the small and the big screen in roles as diverse and ranging from being the kindest girl ever in The Story Of Yonosuke to being a loose wench in Snakes And Earrings. She won several newcomer awards for both roles. Her delicate features and long hair have afforded her both serious roles and love interest fantasy roles. While filming Snakes.. she was involved in a traffic accident and broke her jaw landing her in the hospital. She had to interrupt filming for weeks. Before those she had a fun role in the film Tenten that should sit well with mayonnaise lovers the world over. By 2010 she had already climbed to the top of Oricon's Most Promising Actress annual poll. She co-hosted the 65th annual Enueichikei Koohaku Uta Gassen New year's show on NHK in 2014. She spent nine months travelling next and managed to visit South Korea, the USA and the Philippines where she also studied English. Yuriko is managed by the Amuse agency and has pushed Suntory Whiskey and Panapp ice cream among other products.