- Toyota Auto Body Queenseis
- Birth Date
- Birth Place
- Okayama, Japan
- 186 cm
- 81 kg
- Reading, Internet
- Favorite Book
- Novels, Keigo Higashino
- Favorite Athlete
- Football, Tennis
Uniform Number: 11 Middle blocker Age: 31
Araki, being called “Erika” by her team mates, is a middle blocker, born in Okayama Prefecture, who married in 2013 and Erika and her husband, who is a rugby football player, received happily their first baby - a girl, who was born in January 2014, named their pretty “Waka”.
Erika experienced two Olympics in Beijing 2008 and in London 2012, and achieved the bronze medal at London Olympic Games in 2012, as a captain of the Japan women’s national team.
Erika prefers to have a Western cuisine and likes to read novels and she prefers a movie with love stories and prefers to listen to pop music.
Erika has a respect for Ms. Tomoko Yoshihara, competed and experienced, as a middle blocker, three Olympics in Barcelona 1992, in Atlanta 1996 and in Athens 2004 but now Yoshihara is powerfully acting as the head coach of JT Marvelous Women’s Volleyball Club since 2015, after her remarkably coming back from her retiring from activities as a player in May 2006.
One of Erika’s favourite sports is rugby football or tennis.