ERIKO HATSUNE (Aya Shimada) is a Japanese actress who graduated from Tokyo's entertainment-focused Horikoshi High School. She began her career in 1998 when she appeared in several Japanese television commercials. Shortly afterward, in 1999, she made her acting debut on the NTV drama LABYRINTH.
Hatsune has acted across various genres including film, TV, and stage play. She is best known for her roles in SPIRAL (2000), directed by Higuchisky, APARTMENT 1303 (2007), directed by Ataru Oikawa and NORWEGIAN WOOD (2010), directed by Tran Anh Hung.