Chieko Higuchi (樋口 智恵子 Higuchi Chieko), born January 30, 1981 in Tokyo, is the Japanese voice actor of Tomo in the Azumanga Daioh anime. She is also a singer. She has been active since 1996 (before she had graduated from high school) and has often played tomboys. She voiced the character Takako Takahata in Mizuiro Jidai and since then, she has appeared as the female lead in Kero Kero Chime, in To Heart and as the main character Marco from the film 3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (which Sakaki referred to in the Azumanga Daioh manga). Other roles of hers include Yūko Atoda in Ah My Buddha, Pani Poni Dash!, The Prince of Tennis and Sugar Sugar Rune. She is 154 cm tall (same height as Tomo), and her blood type is B. She is interested in billiards and shopping.