Tamayo Marukawa

Tamayo Marukawa (丸川 珠代, Marukawa Tamayo, born 19 January 1971 in Kobe, Hyōgo) is a Japanese politician and former announcer of TV Asahi, who serves as a member of the House of Councillors of the National Diet (parliament of Japan). She is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. She served as the head of the Women's Affairs Office of the LDP on October 2009.

Tamayo Marukawa
丸川 珠代
Member of the House of Councillors for Tokyo At-large district
Assumed office
29 July 2007
Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Assumed office
3 August 2016
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byToshiaki Endo
Minister of the Environment
In office
7 October 2015  3 August 2016
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byYoshio Mochizuki
Succeeded byKoichi Yamamoto
Minister of State for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Assumed office
7 October 2015
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded byYoshio Mochizuki
Personal details
Born (1971-01-19) 19 January 1971
Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Taku Otsuka
Children1 boy
Born on (2012-06-26) 26 June 2012[1]
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
former TV Announcer

She graduated from the University of Tokyo with the Bachelor of Economics degree in 1993.[2]

She is married to Taku Otsuka (a member of the House of Representatives). Their wedding ceremony was held in Meiji Shrine on 16 June 2008.[3]


  1. 丸川珠代議員が第1子の男児出産. 日刊スポーツ (in Japanese). 27 June 2012. Archived from the original on 29 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.
  2. Official profile Retrieved 2 May 2010. (in Japanese)
  3. 丸川珠代「KY婚」に小泉“下ネタ”ジョークも 会期中、宮城内陸地震直後なのに…. ZAKZAK 芸能ニュース (in Japanese). ZAKZAK. 17 June 2008. Archived from the original on 20 September 2008. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
House of Councillors
Preceded by
Sanzō Hosaka
Natsuo Yamaguchi
Kan Suzuki
Yasuo Ogata
Councillor for Tokyo's At-large district
Served alongside: Masako Ōkawara, Natsuo Yamaguchi, Kan Suzuki, Ryūhei Kawada
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