Miwa Asao born 2 February 1986, Suzuka, Mie is a female Japanese beach volleyball player. Often referred to in media reports as the "pixie of beach volleyball" or simply "pixie of the beach" for her good looks, Asao has helped to popularize beach volleyball in Japan while herself becoming a national celebrity through her numerous appearances on television and in magazines and newspapers.
Full name Miwa Asao
Date of birth 2 February 1986 (1986-02-02) (age 23)
Place of birth Suzuka, Mie, Japan
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 53 kg (120 lb)