Asuka Name Meaning & Origin

Asuka

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Japanese Name Pronounced: As-Kah
The u sound is 'breathy' and used in many Japanese words such as desu and masu (des and mas)

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Meaning: Fragrance of Tomorrow

Places named Asuka include:

* Asuka, Yamato (飛鳥), an area in Yamato Province (now Nara Prefecture) where imperial palaces and centers of government were built in the 6th and 7th centuries
* Asuka, Nara (明日香), a village in Nara Prefecture in the same area as ancient Asuka (飛鳥)
* Asukayama Park (飛鳥山公園 Asukayama-kōen), a park in Tokyo.

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Real people with the given name Asuka (which as a personal name may be either male or female) include:

* Aska (singer-songwriter) (born Ryo Aska (Asuka Ryō)) , a Japanese singer-songwriter, formerly a member of the duo Chage and Aska
* Asuca Hayashi, a Japanese singer
* Asuka Hinoi, a Japanese singer who is the leader of the Hinoi Team (named after her)
* "Asuka" Morin Olivier, a French presenter, "shoutcaster" of Warcraft3 at ESWC 2006 (Bercy)
* Asuka (born Asuka Barden), an American music producer and singer.

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Fictional characters with the given name Asuka include:

* Asuka Langley Soryu in Neon Genesis Evangelion
* Asuka Kasen in Grand Theft Auto III
* Asuka Honda in Asuka 120%
* Asuka Kazama in the Tekken series
* Asuka Motomura in Battle Royale II
* Asuka Mizunokouji in Urusei Yatsura
* Asuka Saginomiya in Ranma 1/2
* Asuka Sugo in Cyberformula
* Asuka Tenjouin (Alexis Rhodes) in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
* Asuka in the game Sweet Home
* Asuka Tachibana in the anime s-CRY-ED
* Asuka, a former girlfriend of Yoji's in Weiss Kreuz
* Asuka Kuraku, the main character in the manga series Hana no Asuka-gumi
* Asuka Shin, Dyna’s human form in the Ultra Series Ultraman Dyna

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