Yumiko Hanasaka is a Japanese actress based in London, United Kingdom. Born and raised in central Tokyo, Yumiko also spent a year in Montreal, Canada during her youth.
As a teenager, she worked as model and actress. Yumiko has a fashion degree from a Japanese University and a linguistic degree from Cambridge University.
While she has been teaching Japanese in London, she was asked to appear for a Japanese commercial. Following her artistic passion, she decided to pursue again her acting career. As a newcomer in UK, she has already worked for several feature films and TV drama.
Between auditions and shoots, Yumiko enjoys Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement), horse riding and finds solace in yoga.