Japanese idols

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Jin Akanishi
Actor, 47 Ronin
Jin Akanishi made his debut in March, 2006 as a member of KAT-TUN releasing a single album and DVD at the same time. All three releases reached #1 on the Oricon weekly ranking. By April, the single sold over a million copies. In January 2010, his first Japanese feature film "BANDAGE" was released. Before the film hit theaters...
 
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Namie Amuro
Soundtrack, Inuyasha
 
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Yui Aragaki
Actress, Koizora
 
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Yûko Asano
Actress, Kura
 
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Megumi Asaoka
Megumi Asaoka was born October 11, 1955 in Beppu City, Ooita Prefecture Japan as the second daughter of Kazuo and Masako Fujii. Her birth name is Kayoko Fujii. Her family ran a cosmetics distribution business. Soon after her birth, her family moved to Osaka due to change in her father's business. She has an sister Akemi who is four years older than her...
 
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Ayumi Hamasaki
Soundtrack, Inuyasha
Ayumi Hamasaki was born in Fukuoka Prefecture. She was raised by her mother and grandmother, because her father left the family when she was three years old. Hamasaki started modeling for a local bank when she was seven years old to earn some money for her family. When she was around fourteen years old...
 
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Hiroko Hayashi
Daughter-in-law of Akira Kurosawa. She was a candidate for member of the House of Councilors in 2001's election.
 
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Gorô Inagaki
When he was in Junior High School, His older sister entered his picture to the "Johnny's Jimusho", a famous talent company for males in Japan. In 1987 or 1988, he was put in the group SMAP, along with Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Katsuyuki Mori, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, and Shingo Katori. This group is very popular in Japan for their talents in acting...
 
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Anna Iriyama
Actress, Ao oni
 
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Tomomi Itano
Tomomi Itano born in Kanagawa is a Japanese-singer and actress, she was part of the group AKB48. In 2005, she joined the all-female Japanese idol group AKB48. After becoming a model for the popular woman's fashion magazine Cawaii Kinto Wan!, she released her first photo book titled T.O.M.O.row in April 2009. In early 2010 she played Shibuya in the AKB48 TV Tokyo drama "Majisuka Gakuen"...
 
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Rika Izumi
Rika Izumi, also known as Chisaki Hama, was born in Kyoto, Japan on November 10, 1988. She is best known as the girl genius, Sailor Mercury in Japan's live action TV show Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, which was her first acting role (2003-2004). Chisaki was the youngest cast member out of the Sailor Solders and like her cast mates...
 
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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 acting in 1993 and became a supporting actress by 1995...
 
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Yukina Kashiwa
Actress, Ichi
 
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Shingo Katori
Shingo Katori was born in Yokohama, Japan on the 31st of January, 1977. When he was 10, he joined the Johnny's group, and two years later, was a part of the group SMAP. This group continues to be popular in Japan, and ever since, Katori has been a well-known singer, dancer, and actor in Japan.
 
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Rie Kitahara
Rie Kitahara debuted in the music industry by passing the audition for AKB48 in June 2008 and later appeared in AKB's next single, Oogoe Diamond. Since then, she has been an active member, appearing in each music video, interviews, variety shows, and performances. When Rie graduates from AKB, she said that she wants to become a famous actress...
 
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