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List of famous gravure idols, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top gravure idols in the world? This includes the most prominent Japanese gravure idols, living and dead, both in Japan and everywhere else. For models in other parts of the world, we have lists for Korean Maxim models, Filipina models, and even Thai models. This list of notable gravure idols is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic gravure idols were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned gravure idols.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Agnes Lum and Ayumi Hamasaki.

From reputable, prominent, and well known gravure idols to the lesser known gravure idols of today, these are some of the best professionals in the gravure idol field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous gravure idols ever?" and "What are the names of famous gravure idols?" then you're in the right place.

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Ayumi Hamasaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 39 Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Hamasaki has achieved popularity in Japan and Asia by enforcing her position as an artist and not trying to be forced ...more

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Meisa Kuroki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Satsuki Shimabukuro, better known by her stage name Meisa Kuroki, is a Japanese actress, model and singer born in Nago, Okinawa, Japan. She is represented by the agency Sweet Power and is signed ...more

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Leah Dizon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 31 Leah Dizon is a former gaijin tarento, singer, and model. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, she moved to Tokyo, Japan in 2006 to pursue a career in entertainment. She made her recording ...more

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Yui Aragaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Yui Aragaki is a Japanese idol, model, actress, singer and occasional radio show host. She is particularly recognized for her beauty and her movie projects.

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Maki Horikita is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Maki Horikita is a Japanese actress. She debuted in 2003, and has starred in numerous Japanese television dramas, television and magazine advertisements, and movies. Horikita's popular roles ...more

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Yumi Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Yumi Kobayashi is a female fashion model from Tokyo, Japan. She belongs to the show-business production Burning Production, K.K. and used to be belong to Platica Inc. Her show-business name from ...more

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Yuka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Yuka is a gravure idol, model, fashion model, actress, and TV personality.

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Ayaka Komatsu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 31 Ayaka Komatsu is a Japanese model and actress. She was born on July 23, 1986 in Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture.

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Yuka Kosaka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 32 Yuka Kosaka is a Japanese gravure idol, actress and model. She was born in Izumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. She is also known as her nickname "Yuka-chin", and has starred in a ...more

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Suzuka Morita is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 25 Suzuka Morita is a Japanese gravure model and actress who was a 2nd generation member, number 11, of Idoling!!!. She was also the 7th generation member of Hop Club. Morita is best known for ...more

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Hatsune Matsushima is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 30 Hatsune Matsushima is a Japanese gravure idol, actress and model affiliated with Harmony Promotion. She was born in Tokyo, Japan. Her real name is Noriko Matsushima, and goes by the nickname ...more

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Anri Sugihara is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 35 Anri Sugihara is a gravure idol.

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Rin Aoki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 33 Rin Aoki born February 28, 1985 is a Japanese gravure model, adult video actress and erotic dancer. She began as a Gravure idol and later moved to hardcore video work where she became an ...more

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Erika Sawajiri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 31 Erika Sawajiri is a Japanese actress, also active as a model and singer. She appeared in the non-fiction Japanese television drama 1 Litre of Tears, playing the role of a girl who suffered from ...more

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Erika Toda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Erika Toda is a Japanese actress. She has starred in many Japanese television dramas, including Liar Game, Code Blue, Ryusei no Kizuna, and Keizoku 2: SPEC. She has also had supporting roles in ...more

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Agnes Lum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 61 Agnes Nalani Lum is an American gravure idol, singer, actress, and bikini model popular in Japan in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At that time, she was nicknamed "Lum-chan" in Japan, ...more

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Saaya Irie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 24 Saaya Irie is a Japanese actress, voice actress, junior idol and singer. Her stage name is simply her given name, Saaya. She has recently been appearing in numerous films, radio, and television ...more

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Yumi Sugimoto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 28 Yumi Sugimoto is a Japanese model, actress, gravure idol and singer. She is currently under contract with the talent agency fauvism entertainment.

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Nozomi Sasaki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 35 Nozomi Sasaki is a Japanese voice actress from Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. For her stage name she has adopted the hiragana rendering ささき のぞみ instead of the original kanji representation of her ...more

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Hiroko Satô is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 33 Hiroko Sato is a Japanese actress, singer and retired Japanese idol. She was born in Fukushima but grew up in the Kanagawa prefecture and attended the Kanagawa Prefectural Senior High School, I ...more

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Reon Kadena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 32 Reon Kadena, also known as Leon Kadena or Minamo Kusano, is a Japanese glamour model and actress. Kadena is a female Japanese idol whose photobooks and films largely feature her in revealing ...more

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Harumi Nemoto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Harumi Nemoto is a Japanese gravure idol from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. She has had a column since October 2007 in the monthly manga magazine Manga Life.

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Risa Yoshiki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
Risa Yoshiki age 30 Risa Yoshiki is a Japanese glamour model, actress, celebrity, and singer. She has released two singles, seven DVDs, and appears regularly on TV and radio.

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Yoko Matsugane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 35 Yoko Matsugane is a Japanese gravure idol from Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. She is famous for her voluptuous figure.

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Shoko Nakagawa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 32 Shoko Nakagawa is a Japanese tarento, actress, voice actress, illustrator, and singer. Also known by her nickname Shokotan, she is best known as the presenter of Pokémon Sunday.

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Eiko Koike is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Eiko Koike is a Japanese idol and actress.

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Aki Hoshino is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 41 Aki Hoshino is a Japanese bikini idol. She has appeared in various men's magazines, such as Sabra and television shows. In 2010, she was named one of the "7 most irresistibly cute Japanese ...more

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Mariko Mori is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 51 Mariko Mori is a contemporary Japanese video and photographic artist.

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Haruka Ayase is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 33 Haruka Ayase is a Japanese actress.

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Fumie Hosokawa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 46 Fumie Hosokawa is a Japanese actress, singer, and model. She is often referred to as the “original” kyonyu idol.

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Ami Tokito is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 30 Ami Tokito is a Japanese pop singer and gravure idol. She made her debut in 2005 Miss Young Jump, winning Tsunku's honorable award. She started acting as a child actor using her former stage ...more

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Nao Nagasawa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 34 Nao Nagasawa is a Japanese actress, a voice actress and a former singer and model. She was one of the leaders of girl'sBOX activities along with Kayo Aiko and DRM member Hasebe Yu. The three ...more

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Yumiko Shaku is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Yumiko Shaku, born in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese actress and model. Her management is Tommy's Artist Company.

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Chisato Morishita is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 36 Chisato Morishita is a voice actress.

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Erika Yamakawa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 36 Erika Yamakawa is a female talent of Japan. She is from Iwate, belongs to the show-business production "Avant-gardes". She was a gravure idol.

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Yui Ichikawa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Yui Ichikawa, is an actress and model from Tokyo, Japan. She is also known by her nickname, Yui-nyan. As an actress she has appeared in several dramas, and in recent years she has concentrated ...more

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age 35 Kasumi Nakane is a Japanese model, gravure idol, and actress born on 1982-04-03 in Higashiōsaka, Osaka and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Her birth name was Kasumi Nakasone, and she formerly worked ...more

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Akina Minami is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 28 Akina Minami is a Japanese gravure idol and tarento signed to Free Style Company. Minami's recognition as a model has also spread beyond Japan and she was named as one of the "7 most ...more

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Kie Kitano is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 27 Kie Kitano is a singer, gravure idol and an actress in Japan. She is signed with the Foster agency. Kitano is a former member of the celebrity girls futsal team Miss Magazine. In 2005, Kitano ...more

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Nanami Sakuraba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 25 Nanami Sakuraba is a Japanese gravure idol, actress and singer who won "Miss Magazine 2008".

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Emi Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 35 Emi Kobayashi is a Japanese gravure idol. She is from Tokyo, and belongs to the show-business production Suns Entertainment. She belonged to Yellow Cab before 2004. She portrayed the hostess who ...more

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Mitsu Dan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Mitsu Dan is a Japanese gravure idol and TV personality.

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Yuko Ogura is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 34 Yuko Ogura is a Japanese gravure idol and model who typically aimed for the cute, innocent schoolgirl look prior to her 2011 marriage.

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Azusa Yamamoto is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 36 Azusa Yamamoto is a Japanese bikini idol, actress, and tarento. She was named as one of the "7 most irresistibly cute Japanese idols" by the Thailand version of FHM magazine in 2010. ...more

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Kaori Manabe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 37 Kaori Manabe is a Japanese television personality and model. She was born on May 31, 1980 in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

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Fuko is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 30 Fuko is a Japanese gravure idol and AV idol, known for her natural 47-inch bust.

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age 32 Saori Yamamoto is a Japanese gravure idol from Tokyo, Japan. Although not well known outside of Japan, she's one of the most famous Japanese idols in Japan. She is well known for her prodigious ...more

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Asaka Kubo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 39 Asaka Kubo is the lead vocal singer of the group A+Jyuc. She currently belongs to the show-business production company PLATINUM-S, and is a former member of Pyw-A. She got her start in 1998 when ...more

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age 32 Mami Yamasaki from Osaka is a Japanese gravure idol, or bikini model, and actress. Her photos frequently show her in provocative poses. Yamasaki has done television commercials for the Japanese ...more

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Miku Ishida is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Gravure Idols
age 29 Miku Ishida is a Japanese female singer and used to be a gravure idol, actress and a teen idol, had belonged to the show-business production LesPros Entertainment from 1999 to 2008. She is from ...more