Ai Sasamine (笹峯 愛 (ささみね あい) Sasamine Ai, born March 4, 1978 in Aira, Kagoshima, Japan) is a Japanese actress, who made her career debut in 1993. She portrayed Yuki Matsuoka in the 1995 film, Hana Yori Dango.


Early life

Sasamine was born on March 4, 1978 in Aira, Kagoshima, Japan. She attended elementary, middle, and high school in Aira.

She began acting in 1993 with the television drama, Red Labyrinth. Sasamine made her film debut in a small role as Yuki Matsuoka in Hana Yori Dango (1995). In recent years, she has appeared in various variety shows.

Personal life

She married fellow actor, Masaki Miura (三浦 誠己 () ) in 2012. They also had a son that same year in August.

Selected filmography


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Hana Yori Dango Yuki Matsuoka

Television dramas

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Red Labyrinth
1997 Agri Tamiko Nakamura
2010 Gegege no Nyobo

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