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Asuka is the name of the old Japanese capital of the 6th century, Asuka (飛鳥 Asuka?). The capital gave the Asuka period its name. The following text needs to be harmonized with text in the article History of Japan#Yamato period. ...

Also derived from this city is the fairly common Japanese given name Asuka, which can be male or female. Yamada Tarō (), a typical Japanese name (male), equivalent to John Smith in English. ...

Some specific things or people named Asuka include:



  • Asuka, Nara is a village in Japan's Nara Prefecture.
  • Asuka-yama(Mt.Asuka) is a park in Tokyo.

Ishibutai Kofun, believed to be burial site of Soga no Umako Asuka (明日香村; -mura) is a village located in Takaichi District, Nara, Japan. ...


  • Asuka (publisher) is a French manga publishing company. [1]


  • Aska (singer-songwriter) (born Ryo Aska (Asuka Ryō)) , a Japanese singer-songwriter, formerly one of the CHAGE and ASKA duo.
  • Asuka (singer-songwriter) is a Japanese singer-songwriter.
  • Asuca Hayashi is a Japanese singer.
  • Asuka Hinoi is a Japanese singer, "chief" of Hinoi Team (named after her).
  • Asuka (actress) is a Japanese actress.
  • Asuka (erotic actress) is the pseudonym of a Japanese erotic actress.
  • Asuka Midori is another Japanese erotic actress.

CHAGE and ASKA are a Japanese musical duo, consisting of singer-songwriters CHAGE (Shuuji Shibata) and ASKA (Shigeaki Miyazaki), both from Fukuoka. ... Asuca Hayashi, from her official website Asuca Hayashi (林明日香 Hayashi Asuka) is a 16 year old singer who debuted at the age of 14 in January 2003. ... Asuka Hinoi (樋井明日香 Hinoi Asuka, born 8th January 1991) is a Japanese singer and leader of the JPop group Hinoi Team ). She had a short-lived solo career from 2003 until 2004, releasing 2 singles on the avex imprint Sonic Groove. ...

Fictional characters

Given name

A number of recurring characters appear during the various missions or cut scenes in the video game Grand Theft Auto III. Prominent characters are listed here in rough order of appearance. ... Grand Theft Auto III (GTA III) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 (see 2001 in video gaming) for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November... Asuka Kazama (Japanese: 風間 飛鳥 Kazama Asuka) is a character in the videogame series Tekken. ... Tekken 5 is the sixth installment in the popular Tekken video game franchise. ... For related entries, see Battle Royale (disambiguation). ... Urusei Yatsura ), a. ... Ranma ½ Graphic Novel, Volume 1 English version, Second Edition Ranma ½ (らんま½, Japanese pronunciation: Ranma Nibun no Ichi) is a comedy anime and manga by Rumiko Takahashi (高橋 留美子) about a boy named Ranma Saotome (早乙女 乱馬) who was trained from early childhood... Asuka Langley Soryu ) is a 14 year old[1] fictional character from the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion and The End of Evangelion movie. ... Original run October 4, 1995 – March 27, 1996 No. ... Alexis Rhodes, known in Japan as Asuka Tenjouin ), is a fictional character in the anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX in Japan) and the manga series of the same name. ... Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, known in Japan as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX ), is an anime spin-off of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. ... Sweet Home may refer to: Sweet Home, Oregon Sweet Home, Arkansas Sweet Home Mine, Colorado Sweet Home (video game), for the Famicom This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... s-CRY-ed ), also known as s. ... Weiß Kreuz (ヴァイスクロイツ Vaisu Kuroitsu, German for white cross), released in the United States as Knight Hunters, is an anime about four assassins that work in a flower shop. ...

Family name

  • Daiki Asuka (also known as Asuka Jr. since his father was also named as Asuka) is a character from Saint Tail.
  • Kenji Asuka is a character from Himitsu Sentai Goranger.
  • Shinn Asuka is a character from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny.

Saint Tail, known in Japan as Kaitō Saint Tail ), is a magical girl manga and anime series. ... Costumes from Himitsu Sentai Goranger on display at the Bandai Museum in Matsudo, Chiba. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and be more accessible to a general audience, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


  • Asuka (magazine) is a monthly Japanese shōjo manga magazine published by Kadokawa Shoten.
  • Asuka is the second album by Japanese traditional/pop-rock group Rin'.
  • The Asuka Clan are a group of elite ninja who are wiped out in the PlayStation 2 video game Shinobido: Way of the Ninja, after being betrayed by the lead character, Goh "The Crow."

Asuka (月刊), also known as Monthly Asuka, is a monthly Japanese shojo manga magazine published by Kadokawa Shoten, aimed primarily at young girls, but with some crossover into young male audiences. ... Rin is a Japanese popular music group which combines traditional Japanese instruments and style with elements of modern pop and rock music. ... This article refers to Japanese spies and assassins known as Ninja. For other uses, see Ninja (disambiguation) This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

See also

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During the Asuka Period, various factors contributed to the enhancement of Japanese politics and culture.
Asuka Daibutu, the Shaka triad produced by Kura-tukurino-Tori, is one of the best Buddha arts at that time.
The Asuka Period was followed by the Nara Period.
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