Akiko "Akko" Wada (b. April 10, 1950; 和田アキ子 Wada Akiko) is a Japanese singer and television performer of Korean extraction. Due to her above-average height (174 cm), she is nicknamed "jotei", meaning "empress".
She is signed to the Horipuro entertainment agency.
Along with fellow Japanese entertainers Takeshi Kitano, Ken Shimura, and Nobuyoshi Kuwano, she severely criticized TV star Masashi Tashiro after his arrest for voyeurism.
Akiko performed the voice of Bowser in the obscure Super Mario Bros. cartoon, Mario Bros.: Peach-hime Kyushutsu Dai Sakusen
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