Kimi Onoda (33) is a member of the Upper House and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party member. She is often referred to as “beautiful” by the Japanese press, and when they mention her beauty, they often point out her resemblance to Anne Hathaway.
She was born in the United States in 1982, to an American father and a Japanese mother. As a young child, she moved with her family to Okayama, where she grew up. After graduating from Takushoku University in Tokyo, she worked in PR at a company that produces CDs and computer games. Between 2011 and 2015, she served as a member of the Kita ward municipal assembly in Tokyo. In October 2015, she resigned from this position and went back to Okayama. She ran for the Okayama seat in the Upper House on July 10, with the endorsement of the LDP. She was elected.