Not limited only to television, Shiraishi was a multifaceted idol active also as a singer, movie actress, and radio personality.
Later, in 2002, she changed the spelling of her stage name from "まるみ" to the identically pronounced "マル美" and has been hosting a TV shopping program, living frugally on Ikinari! Ōgon densetsu, and appearing as a TV travelogue reporter.
As a hobby, she plays in a badminton club and is said to be very good.
WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF MARUMI OPTICAL FOR "POLARISING FILTER WITH MULTIFUNCTION AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING POLARISING FILTER WITH MULTIFUNCTION" (JAPANESE INVENTOR)
Jan 06, 2012; GENEVA, Jan. 6 -- Publication No. WO/2012/001823 was published on Jan. 05. Title of the invention: "POLARISING FILTER WITH...