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Rio Uchida (内田 理央 Uchida Rio) is a Japanese actress and model who portrayed Kiriko Shijima in Kamen Rider Drive.

She celebrated her 23rd birthday while filming for Drive's eleventh episode, [1] then her 24th birthday while filming for Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Ghost & Drive: Super Movie War Genesis. [2]

Bio

Uchida made her debut into the entertainment industry in 2010.

She graduated from Nihon University in 2014.

Personal life

  • Her hobbies include reading comic books, drawing, and singing.
  • She is also adept in playing the piano, and the trumpet.
  • Uchida has a younger brother.
  • Uchida was inspired to audition for Drive when she watched Kamen Rider Kabuto in her childhood, stating Renge Takatori as her favorite character.
  • Uchida had previously auditioned for a guest role Tensou Sentai GoseigerIcon-crosswiki, and actually passed. However for unknown reasons she did not show up for filming. Producer Takahiro Omuro later noticed this when Uchida came to audition for Drive and cast her in the role of Kiriko.
  • Uchida has stated that if she did not get cast in Kamen Rider Drive, she would have retired from the entertainment world.
  • Uchida actually started a band in high school, saying she was inspired to do so from the anime K-ON!.
  • Uchida is a huge anime fan, stating her favorite series is JoJo's Bizzare Adventure.
  • When Uchida first began auditioning to enter her current agency, she chose to dance to Hare Hare Yukai, the opening theme song to The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
  • Uchida was briefly in an idol group called Predia, and performed live once.

Filmography

Film

TV

Original video

Web drama

Stage

CM

  • Bandai Kamen Rider Chocolate Biscuit Ball (2015)

Notes

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