Japán színészek/színésznőkby Usagi Miyamoto | created - 10 May 2013 | updated - 19 Aug 2013 | Public
3. Aya Ueto
Actress | Azumi
Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1985, Aya Ueto received her first break in August 1997 when, at the age of 11, she won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th All-Japan Bishoujo Contest. After this initial success, she tried her hand at both acting and singing, appearing in various minor TV drama roles, as well ...
6. Mikako Tabe
Actress | Hinokio
The Tokyo-born Tabe Mikako, who has two older brothers, is an actress with roles on stage and the big and small screens. She began her career in 2002 at the age of thirteen by signing with a management office. She took up the role of Marina Moon in the Sailor Moon musicals. She was in movies by ...
9. Yû Aoi
Actress | Hura gâru
Aoi Yu, born Natsui Yu in Kasuga, Fukuoka, which is a de facto suburb of Fukuoka City, is a Japanese actress, voice actress, model and TV personality who has become a beloved tour de force in Japan and beyond. In 1999, at the age of 14, she made her stage debut as Polly in the musical production of...
10. Maki Horikita
Actress | Always san-chôme no yûhi
Horikita Maki (born Marina Hara) was born in Tokyo the eldest of three sisters in 1988. She was a tomboy growing up and by the time of her retirement also had short hair as she was older. In-between she was an attractive actress, model and corporate product endorser with longer hair between 2003 ...
11. Kyoko Fukada
Actress | Yattâman
Fukada Kyoko was born in Kita Ward, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress and singer. She has a younger sister and graduated from Horikoshi High School in in Nakano in 2000. The school is famous for its elite clientele and a number of graduates who went on to become celebrities. Fukada debuted in 1997 ...
12. Mao Inoue
Actress | Hana yori dango
Encouraged by her mother to start and a fan letter after her first year in the business, Mao Inoue began her career as a child actress at age five and has not stopped since. Mao was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa, just west of Tokyo, in 1987. She gained national Japanese attention on Kids War from 1999...
15. Erika Toda
Actress | Death Note
Toda Erika was born in Kobe in central Japan on August 17th 1988. While her official first acting credit dates back to Audrey (Ôdorî ) in 2000 she truly began her career four years later. She used the intermediate period with gravure adult and other fashion modelling from age thirteen. She has been...
17. Miho Kanno
Actress | Dolls
Saitama Prefecture is next door to Tokyo and also is where Kanno Miho was born. The actress attended Shukutoku Daigaku and studied Communications, but did not graduate. When at junior High school in 1992 she auditioned for an idol group on TV, which was her foray to becoming famous. She began ...
18. Aoi Miyazaki
Actress | Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki
Miyazaki Aoi is a former child actor whose professional career started at age four in advertisements, commercials and as an extra. She was born in Tokyo in 1985. Her serial and feature film debuts came in 1999 when she was fourteen. In that year she starred in her film debut Ano Natsu No Hi and ...
19. Yukie Nakama
Actress | Shinobi
Nakama Yukie is a Japanese actress born on October 30, 1979 in Urasoe City, Okinawa, Japan. She is one of the rare few young Japanese celebrities that have been able to break free from their teeny-bopper image and emerge as one of the country's most popular and well-respected actresses.
34. Osamu Mukai
Actor | Naruto: Shippûden
Osamu Mukai was born on February 7, 1982 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Naruto: Shippûden (2007), S: Saigo no Keikan - Dakkan: Recovery of Our Future (2015) and Nobunaga Concerto (2014). He has been married to Ryôko Kuninaka since December 28, 2014. They have one child.
41. Mana Ashida
Actress | Pacific Rim
When three-years old Nishinomiya (known for its baseball affinity and stadium), Hyogo Prefecture-born Mana's mother thought her becoming an actress would be fun and guided her into the vocation. That was 2007. Her first role came about in 2009. She was in the serial Mother on Nippon Television ...
43. Toshirô Mifune
Actor | Yôjinbô
Toshiro Mifune achieved more worldwide fame than any other Japanese actor of his century. He was born in Tsingtao, China, to Japanese parents and grew up in Dalian. He did not set foot in Japan until he was 21. His father was an importer and a commercial photographer, and young Toshiro worked in ...
44. Takeshi Kitano
Actor | Zatôichi
Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...