Haruka Ayase Biography
Haruka Ayase (綾瀬 はるか, Ayase Haruka?), born Aya Tademaru (蓼丸 綾, Tademaru Aya?, March 24, 1985), is a Japanese actress, gravure idol, singer, and model.
In 2000, she successfully passed the Horipro Talent Scout Caravan audition. She first achieved widespread recognition for her starring roles in the short film Justice; in 2004 she rose to stardom as Aki in the TV series Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World.
On March 24, 2006 she released her first single, titled Period (ピリオド Periodo), the lyrics of which were written by Kaori Mochida from Every Little Thing and Takeshi Kobayashi. Kobayashi also composed and arranged the music, as well as producing thesingle.
Ayase excels in many sports; as a junior high school student she took part in a Chūgoku region Ekiden tournament.