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Photos of Yurina Sato in various colors of dresses
Yurina Sato and Jun Amaki are two Japanese fashion models that have made an impact on the Japanese entertainment industry for different reasons. The 2020 version of this article takes a look at the lives and careers of both of these women and the impact that they have made on the industry. We will first take a look at the career of Yurina Sato.
Yurina Sato in a swimsuit
Who Is Yurina Sato?
This Japanese supermodel (gravure idol) is originally from Aomori Prefecture and she made her modeling debut back in 2000. She was born on February 5, 1981. She is also a race queen. What do race queens do? They typically make appearances at auto shows and dress up by wearing min skirts. And miniskirts are a huge part of the Japanese culture. You could say that this is part of the Japanese woman’s fashion identity. As part of her activities, she made an appearance for CUSCO/ Team Gaikokuya in 2008. She has appeared in several TV commercials for companies such as HIS, NTT Docomo and Konica cameras. She has released at least 13 DVDs including her most famous one called “Temptation Dream.” She has also put out 3 photo books. Her name is sometimes spelled "Yurina Satoh."
What does Yurina Sato do when she is not modeling?
In her spare time, Yurina Sato does a few very interesting things. She is very much interested in being physically fit and athletic. So it is no surprise that she enjoys volleyball, swimming, watching horse races, or even cooking. She even enjoys walking, sleeping, and working as a bookkeeper. One other interesting thing worthy of mention is that Yurina has been involved in many photo shoots where she is dressed in lingerie or a uniform that looks like she is dressed as a maid.
Who Is Jun Amaki?
Jun Amaki is a Japanese fashion model who was once a member of the girl group called Kamen Joshi. She was also a member of this group's sub-unit called Armor Girls. Kamen Joshi is a group that is under the supervision of Alice Project, an agency that kind of houses what are known as underground idols. Jun Amaki was also a member of Pa-Ken, a sort of cadet unit under the supervision and guidance of Alice Project. Jun Amaki graduated from these groups in March 2015 so that she could focus on a career as a Japanese fashion model.
Other News About Jun Amaki
These days, Jun Amaki is now making the news for a very sad reason. It was on August 3, 2020 that her agency confirmed that she has tested positive for the COVID-19 or novel corona virus. Her agency said that she experienced a fever on the morning of August 1, 2020 and then she took what is called a PCR test. Two days later on August 3, the results came back showing that Amaki tested positive. Amaki's agency also commented that her fever is coming back to normal and with careful guidance from her medical team, she should be able to recover and return to a normal life.
A map of Aomori Prefecture, Yurina Sato's birthplace
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