Kakuko Yamagata, (born 23 September, 1969), known professionally as Anju Suzuki, is a Japanese actress, television presenter, and former singer (under the stage name Kakko).
Suzuki was born in Minoh, Osaka and raised in Kobe, Hyogo. At age 17, she was spotted by a CBS records scout when she was commuting to school. Soon after, she moved to the United Kingdom to pursue a singing career. Her first single "We Should Be Dancing" (produced by Stock Aitken Waterman) was released in February 1990 and peaked at number 101 on the UK single chart. Her second release "What Kind Of Fool" did not chart. Met with little success, she returned to Japan in 1991 and began working as an actress. She has become a popular actress in TV dramas and appears in many commercials.
Suzuki hosted Music Fair from 1995 to 2016.