Naoko is a character in Studio Ghibli's film, Only Yesterday. She is Taeko's friend and helps with the harvest. She is like most teenagers, and keeps up with the trends, such as PUMA trainers and the movie "E.T.", she is also a friendly and fast runner. In 2016, she was dubbed by Tara Strong.
Naoko has brown hair she wear a beige shirt and a skirt.