|Born||December 15, 1945|
|Years active||mid 1960s–1998|
|Associated acts||Mal Waldron, |
Kimiko's first album as a solo artist was entitled Just Friends in 1970. In the next year, Kimiko sang advertising jingle of "Cup Noodle", a brand of the world's first instant cup noodle ramen. After that time, she recorded many albums in collaboration with musicians in the jazz field, such as Billy Higgins,, Mal Waldron, Gil Evans and Herbie Hancock.
- 1968: The Modern Playing Mate (Union) – Yuzuru Sera Trio introducing Kimiko Kasai
- 1970: Just Friends (London) – Live
- 1971: Yellow Carcass in the Blue (Think!) – with Kosuke Mine Quartet
- 1971: One for Lady (Victor) – with Mal Waldron
- 1972: Umbrella (Liberty)
- 1972: Satin Doll (CBS/Sony) – with Gil Evans Orchestra
- 1972: Umbrella (CBS/Sony) – works of Hiroshi Kamayatsu
- 1973: What’s New (CBS/Sony)
- 1974: In Person (CBS/Sony) – Featuring Oliver Nelson
- 1974: Thanks Dear (CBS/Sony)
- 1974: Kimiko Is Here – with Cedar Walton Trio
- 1975: This Is My Love (CBS/Sony)
- 1976: We Can Fall in Love (CBS/Sony)
- 1977: Tokyo Special (CBS/Sony)
- 1978: Round and Round (CBS/Sony)
- 1979: Butterfly (CBS/Sony) – with Herbie Hancock
- 1982: Kimiko (CBS/Sony)
- 1982: Love Connection (CBS/Sony)
- 1984: Love Talk (CBS/Sony)
- 1984: New Pastel (CBS/Sony)
- 1985: Watching You (CBS/Sony)
- 1985: My One and Only Love (CBS/Sony)
- 1987: Perigo a Noite (Eastworld)
- 1990: Kimiko Kasai (Kitty)
- Cup Noodle CM Songs Collection (in Japanese). Sony Music Direct. 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2020.
- Zade, Wayne. ""From Soul to Spirit, Spirit to Soul": Billy Higgins on Jazz and Japan". All About Jazz. Archived from the original on 2011-11-12. Retrieved 2010-05-16.
- "Mal Waldron Catalog". Jazzdisco.org. Retrieved 2010-05-16.
- "Richard Rudolph Biography". IMDb. IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved March 29, 2020.