As a rising star within Japan's film scene, Aya Ueto has quickly built up herself into a household name. She has been working on a few projects recently, which will keep her fans interested in seeing this work. Ueto has returned in her role as a criminal detective in the hit television series Zettai Reido. She also recently won an award through the Television Drama Academy for Nageraboshi.
On the film side of things, she has a couple other projects in the works. She has recently been working on the film adaptation of Thermae Romae (2012) with Hiroshi Abe. This is actually the first time in 10 years that the pair has starred together. This has got many fans interested in how this project will turn out.
Ueto first got her big breaks in film roughly a decade ago, with stellar performances in Ayaueto (2003) and Message (2004). Over the years, she has become a go-to host for many major events throughout the country. This has included the M-1 Grand Prix and the 50th Japan Records Awards ceremony. The star has even launched her own wedding dress collection over the past few years. She has collaborated with the bridal shop Joyful Eli.
The star is also well known for some of her charitable works throughout the country. She helped serve in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. This natural disaster leveled homes and even caused a tsunami to form. There were many stars who came out to lend their support for people in need.