Eriko Tamura (?? ??? Tamura Eriko?, born January 16, 1973) is a Japanese actress and singer. The animated television show Idol Densetsu Eriko (Legendary Idol Eriko) was created as a result of her popularity. The show has been syndicated world-wide, airing in such countries as Spain, Italy, and France. She grew up in Düsseldorf, Germany and lived there for six years with her family from the age of 8 to the age of 13. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.