Biography Author Matching "aghaemi" (Sorted by Name Ascending)


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1. Ai Hashimoto

Actress | Kokuhaku

Kumamoto-native Hashimoto Ai debuted in 2008 via an audition at Sony's Newcome that her mother pushed her to attend. Her mother loves celebrities. She has two sisters with her being the middle one. Her mother believed she is the one daughter who could make it in the audition. Immediately after the ...

2. Ai Iijima

Actress | Noroi

Iijima Ai was born in Koto Ward, Tokyo. Her birth name was Matsue Ookubo, but she would later also use Ai Candy and Mitsuko Ishii as stage names. She had a troubled childhood, according to her autobiography, where she hated her parents so much that she ran away from her home and lives on the ...

3. Ai Maeda

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Maeda Ai has been in several iconic films including Battle Royale. She was born in Tokyo on October 4th, 1983. She was a child actress who started in the world of advertising before expanding her horizons to both on-camera and voice acting. She debuted in a McDonald's commercial at age ten in 1993 ...

4. Ai Ozaki

Actress | Saudâji

Ozaki Ai was born in Tokyo. She spent part of her childhood overseas before returning to Japan. The travel helped her pick up and learn some English, a skill she would use on-screen later in life in Lies (2015). She cites Japanese dancing, watching wrestling and petting animals as favourite ...

5. Ai Shinozaki

Actress | Eiga: minna! Esupâ da yo!

Tokyo native Shinozaki Ai is a gravure adult model, singer, former member of all-girl quartet Aell and actress. She began modelling and acting in 2006 at age 14 and was immediately popular for her looks including her voluptuousness. She has been the subject of multiple photo books, DVDs, magazine ...

6. Airi Matsui

Actress | Good Doctor

Matsui Airi is a Iwaki, Fukushima-born Japanese model, actress and singer managed by Amuse. She was born in eastern Japan on 26.12.1996. She was part of the founding line-up of schoolgirl band Sakura Gakuin in the spring of 2010 and graduated from the school/band in March 2012. Between 2011 and ...

7. Airi Suzuki

Actress | Minimoni ja Movie Okashi na Daibouken!

Born in the Gifu Prefecture in central Japan to two golf players on the 12th of April 1994. She was raised in Chiba in eastern Japan, however, alongside a younger brother. Suzuki Airi first came to audiences' attention as one of the members in Hello! Project Kids pop group and later as the lead ...

8. Akiko Kazami

Actress | Akahige

Born in Gunma, as Fusa Nakamura, in 1921 Kazami Akiko died at age 95 on September 28th, 2016 due to old age after spending time being hospitalized at a hospital in Tokyo. She had begun acting, based on a suggestion by her father, in advance of the golden age of Japanese cinema and by the time she ...

9. Anne Suzuki

Actress | Snow Falling on Cedars

Tokyo-born Suzuki An is a Japanese actress who was a former child-actress that nonetheless was in the successful Hana And Alice playing the role of a schoolgirl next to Aoi Yu. She would return to this role in 2015. She attended the expensive 'celebrity mill' Horikoshi High School, which Aoi Yu ...

10. 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 ...

11. Arisa Mizuki

Actress | Chô shôjo Reiko

The Tokyo born Mizuki Arisa is both an actress and J-pop singer who has done modelling as well as represented corporations in commercials and advertising for their products. Her parents set up a company to support her career, but ended up quarreling and in court. She began her acting career in 1983...

12. Asaka Seto

Actress | Death Note

Seto Asaka was born Ieda Megumi in Seto, Aichi Prefecture. Her alias is obviously borrowed from her birthplace. She was discovered by a talent scout during her third year of junior high school. Reportedly, many people in her area pointed the scout to her house and the man made a house call. She ...

13. Asami

Actress | Joshû Ayaka: Itaburi mesu chôkyô

Sugiura Asami was only nineteen when she starred in Kiss Me Or Kill Me: Todokanakutemo Aaishiteru. It is safe to say that the former occurred given how she went on to star in various exploitation, adult, gravure and action features. She had opted against attending university after receiving ...

14. Asami Mizukawa

Actress | Honogurai mizu no soko kara

Mizukawa Asami was born in Kyoto Prefecture and was raised in Ibaraki, Osaka. She debuted at age of thirteen in an advertisement for home builder's Asahi Kasei's Hebel Haus in 1997. She won the Grand Prix at the 3rd Miss Tokyo Walker and soon obtained a supporting role in the 2002 horror film, Dark...

15. Asami Usuda

Actress | Woman

Usuda Asami was born next door to Tokyo in Chiba Prefecture. She was spotted and scouted outside the famous Shibuya 109 fashion compartment store in Tokyo at age 15 and began appearing in magazines as a model. She began acting at the age of 19 in 2003 with her first appearance being on a TV drama ...

16. Atsuko Asano

Actress | Yogoreta eiyû

Asano Atsuko, not to be confused by the writer of the same name, was born in Adachi in Northern Tokyo. Her parent ran a soba noodle restaurant. She auditioned for a remake called Eden No Umi at age fifteen and obtained a minor role. She had a credited role for the movie Fumiko To Hatsu the next ...

17. Aya Ohmasa

Actress | Usotsuki Mî-kun to kowareta Mâ-chan

Omasa Aya was born in Takikawa in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. She came to audiences' attention on BS-i network's 2007 serial Keitai Deka Zenigata Kai. Her first movie was Topless where she played a lesbophobe. She has been busy ever since in both serials and feature films and also found time to appear...

18. Ayame Gôriki

Actress | Kuroshitsuji

Gouriki Ayame was born in Yokohama, Japan's second largest city., the second of two daughters She is a model, actress, singer and TV personality who often appears on TV talk and award shows and has been active with Oscar promotion since 2002. Gouriki modelled for Seventeen magazine from 2008 to ...

19. Ayame Misaki

Actress | Jûden Sentai Kyôryûjâ tai Gôbasutâzu: Kyôryû Daisakusen! Saraba Eien no Tomo yo

Born Tsuzaki Ayame in Kobe, Japan. She is fourth of five sisters. Her family was affected by the earthquake of 1995 and lived in a shelter for a year. She became active in the entertainment industry initially as a gravure model and variety show participant before receiving credited roles on the ...

20. Bengaru

Actor | Riyû

Born in 1951, Haruo Yanagihara was born in Tokyo, Japan and has over 100 TV and cinema credits to his name including the 1999 version of Godzilla. Primarily, however, Bengaru remains a comedian. Speaking of which, Haruo Yanagihara chose this alias because he once saw a Bengal tiger and decided to ...

21. Chieko Matsubara

Actress | Ame no naka ni kiete

Having started acting as a teenager, Matsubara Chieko was soon in roles as a grown-up for Nikkatsu Studio - which had hired her on contract following a beauty contest - in films like Cruel Gun Story or the infamous Tokyo Drifter for director Suzuki Seijun where she played a cool and mysterious love...

22. Chika Arakawa

Actress | Urutoraman Ôbu

It is difficult to fathom how such a young actress has been so active in such a short span of time, but Yokohama-born Arakawa Chika has done it. She got her start in TV Asahi's Saturday Midnight drama Pleasure Craftsman in 2006 and has not looked back. She was in her first feature film, Tomie Vs ...

23. Chikage Awashima

Actress | Hotarubi

Awashima Chikage was born as Nakagawa Keiko to store owner parents in Tokyo, Japan on 24.02.1924. Awashima began her entertainment career as part of the semi famous Takarazuka Revue of Kansai where she trained and performed beginning age fifteen. Her stage name was taken from a Japanese poem. She ...

24. Dewi Sukarno

Actress | Pako to mahô no ehon

Dewi Sukarno is a colourful character who lives off her attitude, outspokenness and ego. She has often appeared on Japanese TV talk shows and variety programs to inform, provoke and attack, which has made her hated, admired and sued. She lost her father while at junior high school and determined to...

25. Emi Takei

Actress | Rurôni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan

Born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture Takei Emi was born on December 25th 1993 and went on to become a model, singer and actress. While at junior high school she determined to become a fashion model and informed her parents. She entered the annual 11th Japan Bishojo Contest in 2006 and won it. She ...

26. Eri Fukatsu

Actress | Akunin

Fukatsu Eri was born in the southern prefecture of Oita. She participated in the Miss Harajuku Grand Prix held in Tokyo's Harajuku neighbourhood at age thirteen and, upon winning it, quickly moved into the world of entertainment releasing singles and albums, appearing on the small and big screen ...

27. Eri Ishida

Actress | Tobu yume wo shibaraku minai

Yatsushiro in the southern prefecture of Kumamoto is known for its 777 steps and castle ruins and that is where actress Ishida Eri was born. She grew up in an orphanage. Her debut came in 1978. She appeared in the TV serial Ultraman in 1980. She quit mid-series because legend had it that actresses ...

28. Erika Sawajiri

Actress | Shinobi

Born to a Japanese father and an Algerian mother in Tokyo Erika had a well-off upbringing and engaged in dancing, playing piano and horseback riding. Her father owned several race tracks, which ensured her access to horses. However, her father died due to cancer while she was in junior high school,...

29. 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...

30. Etsuko Ichihara

Actress | Kimi no na wa.

Ichihara Setsuko (real name: Shiomi Satoshi) died in the early hours of 13.01.2019 at age 82 in Tokyo, Japan due to heart failure. She had outlived her husband and had no children. She had been ill and hospitalized, but discharged on the 30th of December allowing her to spend New Year's at home. ...

31. Etsuko Shihomi

Actress | Shanhai bansukingu

Shihomi Etsuko was born in the western city of Okayama in Japan. Her father worked at Japan's Mint responsible for manufacturing money. She has a younger brother. She is athletic since childhood and at junior high school was part of the track and field club. She was second in her prefecture in the ...

32. Fujiko Kojima

Actress | Hanamoyu

She was scouted while at a video shop with her father when in sixth-grade by ABP. They remain her management agency today. She became a regular on TV Tokyo's daily morning show Oha Suta (short for Ohayo Studio or 'Good Morning Studio') in 2007. She had already signed on to become a model for the ...

33. Fumika Baba

Actress | Kamen Raidâ Doraibu

Fumika is known for her single-minded focus. When she was ten years old she became a member of a theatre troupe called Apricot and stayed, and was coached there, until the age of fifteen. At fourteen she was scouted on the street in Niigata Prefecture by the local Niigata Bishoojo Zukan paper and ...

34. Haruka Ayase

Actress | Ichi

Born Tademaru Aya in Asaminami Ward, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture in March 1985, Ayase Haruka is a former gravure idol who went on to become a mainstream model, singer and actress. She was athletic during her school days and participated in several sports. She began acting with an ...

35. Haruka Kinami

Actress | Hirugao: Heijitsu gogo 3 ji no koibitotachi

Osaka native Kinami Haruka graduated from Takarazuka High School and went on to obtain an Arts degree from Kokugakuin University of Tokyo. She studied Chinese and English at university. Later on she studied Hangul for a role. While at high school in 2001 she was picked to do PR and be the face for ...

36. Haruna Kojima

Actress | Men doru: Ikemen aidoru

Kojima Haruna was born in Saitama City a northern suburb of Tokyo on the 19th of April 1988. She has a younger brother. She came to the fore as a member of Idol band Angel Eyes. She submitted her photograph to AKB48 in 2005 and was subsequently surprised that she was invited to audition for the ...

37. Hengameh Panahi

Producer | Funny Games

She was born in Iran and attended the Jeanne D'Arc French School in Tehran prior to the 1979 revolution, which overthrew the dictator shah and replaced him by an Islamic autocracy. She was influenced by the language and French culture and also drawn to the arts. She and her parents moved to Belgium...

38. Hideko Takamine

Actress | Nijûshi no hitomi

Next to Hara Setsuko and Tanaka Kinuyo Takamine Hideko remains one of Japan's most admired and prolific actresses. Born as Hirayama Hideko in Hakodate, Hokkaido in northern Japan in 1924 she became a child actress for Shochiku Studio at age five appearing in the film Haha. She would go on to work ...

39. Hikari Mitsushima

Actress | Ai no mukidashi

The short-haired Mitsushima Hikari was born in Okinawa, which is Japan's southernmost prefecture and mostly occupied by the American military since World War II. Mitsushima's grandmother was French-American. Her siblings are a model, a basketball player and an actor. Hikari began her entertainment ...

40. Hinako Sugiura

Writer | Gassô

Born Suzuki Junko in Minato ward, Tokyo, Sugiura Hinako was raised in a traditional family and enrolled in Nihon University to study design before abandoning school to formally study and research Japanese history. This period would later aid her historically accurate manga about Japan. At age ...

41. Hiroko Moriguchi

Actress | Baburu e go!! Taimu mashin wa doramu-shiki

Moriguchi Hiroko was born as Hanamura Hiromi in Fukuoka City in the southern prefecture of Fukuoka, Japan. She was the youngest of four sisters. She had a strict upbringing and saw her parents divorce when she was eight. Her father committed suicide in 1998. She trained in dancing and singing at ...

42. Hiroshi Ishikawa

Director | Petaru dansu

Writer, cinematographer and director Hiroshi Ishikawa was born on May 18th, 1963 in Akita Prefecture in Japan. He was a television commercial director before taking on full-length films. Known for his minimalistic female-focused films. Ishikawa won the Silver Iris for best director at the New ...

43. Hitomi

Actress | Dâku sûtsu

Born Furuya Hitomi in Tochigi Prefecture and raised in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture she became a model at age seventeen in 1993. A year later she also became a singer with Let's Play Winter being her first song. She mostly writes her own lyrics. She married Uesugi of the Gasboys in 2002 and also ...

44. Hitomi

Actress | Quartet

Hitomi was modelling in Japan beginning at the age of fourteen before travelling to Vancouver, Canada at age nineteen to study. She graduated from university in Toronto, Canada, but needing money began modelling in Canada as well. She lived in Canada almost ten years before returning to Japan. She ...

45. Juri Ueno

Actress | Suwingu gâruzu

The boyish Ueno Juri was born in Kakogawa, Hyogo Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. Her mother died while Juri was at junior high school. She was athletic at elementary school and also had piano lessons. She began wearing contact lenses at junior high school. She applied to become a model ...

46. Jô Shishido

Actor | Yajû no seishun

Jô Shishido or Joe Shishido a.k.a. Joe The Ace (esu no Jô) owing to his role in 1961's Fast-Draw Guy entered acting following an audition for the Nikkatsu Studio and being one of the few to be picked and offered a contract via its New Face contest. Having signed with Nikkatsu in 1954 he began ...

47. Kaori Takahashi

Actress | Purushian burû no shôzô

Takahashi Kaori was born as Takada Kaori in 29.08.1975 in Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, which is south of Tokyo. She is the middle sister of three. She became active in the entertainment business in 1982 and has worked non-stop in movies like Nagasaki Burabura Bushi and Out of This World ...

48. Karina

Actress | Umizaru

Born Nose, Karina in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture the model and actress has been active since 2000 in magazines and on the small and silver screens. In the process she has won a Best Actress Award for her role in Daisuki!! and a Best Supporting Actress award for her role in Priceless. She has been ...

49. Kasumi Arimura

Actress | Birigyaru

Introduced in May 2010 through the Hagane No Onna (Woman Of Steel) drama serial and the Tokyo Disney Sea commercial of 2011, Kasumi's first big break came through a role in her first feature film 2011's Gyaru Basara. Her older sister is gravure idol Airi Arimura and her favourite activities are ...

50. Kiki Sugino

Actress | Yuki onna

Sugino Kiki was born in Hiroshima, Japan to parents of Korean descent on 12.03.1984. Her Hangul name is Yeong-Hwa Seo. She attended Keio University of Tokyo to study economics and travelled to South Korea, on a break during her third year at age 21, where she appeared in a minor film called ...


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