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Eriko Kusuta Eriko Kusuta

TV presenter, Writer.

Eriko was born on the 12th of January in Ise, Mie prefecture.
She graduated from Science University of Tokyo with a degree in Chemistry.

She joined Nippon Television Network Corporation ( NTV ) as an announcer and received national attention for hosting a highly acclaimed show "Oshare ( My Style )".
During this period, she also devoted herself to research and writing work, publishing numerous picture books.

After some years, she became a freelance and established Fantasium Ltd.
She hosted a famous TV program "Naruhodo! The World ( Oh, So That's Our World )" for Fuji Television Network, which created a new field of informational shows on international cultures and the world.

At the same time, she wrote a bestselling science essay "Romantic Science", followed by "Fushigi no Kuni no Eriko ( Eriko's Adventures in Wonderland )" and "Kibun wa Sceinece ( In A Scientific Mood )", leading a new field of science essay.
She has published 35 essays, non-fictions and picture books, such as "Nasca Suna no Ohkoku (Nasca, a Kingdom in a Desert)", "Pina Bausch Addict" and "Miracles of Chocolate". Her latest publication is "Kazoeru (Numbers)".

Moreover, in order to support Dr.Maria Reiche, the foremost authority on "The Nasca Lines" research, remains of ancient Nasca in South America Peru, she established the "Japan Maria Reiche Fund".
She pours her efforts into precious research and protection activities of world heritage.

Eriko energetically develops her career as a TV presenter and enjoys high acclamation for various shows.
Representative programs include a very popular program "Sekai Marumie TV Tokusobu ( The World Great TV )" (NTV) and "FNS Music Festival ( FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK )", etc.