Maki Yoko, born October 15, 1982 in Inzai, Chiba, Japan, is a Japanese actress. Maki has appeared in several films including 2003 film Infection and the 2004 American remake The Grudge. Maki made her film debut at the age of 19 in 2001 film Drug. Her film career sprung when receiving a role as Aya in the highly modernized remake of the Japanese vengeance film Lady Snowblood (later re-titled as The Princess Blade). Maki later began performing on stage in the 2002 play Cross. In November 2008, Maki announced that she had married a 26-year old man not in the Japanese entertainment industry.