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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Actor and Dreamboat, Matsumoto Jun

Matsumoto Jun, also affectionately known as “Matsujun” to his fans, is a talented actor, singer, and member of the nationally famous J-pop boy band, Arashi. He gained popularity with the hit high school romance series, Hana Yori Dango, or Boys Over Flowers in English, and continues to make fans give dreamy sighs when he appears…

Be Dazzled by Mokomichi Hayami, the Hunky Actor Who Cooks!

With promising young talents like Yamazaki Kento (山崎賢人) and Fukushi Sota (福士蒼汰) heating up your screen these days, you may not be able to conjure up the image of Mokomichi Hayami (速水もこみち) readily in your mind, even if you have heard his name before. But what if I told you that he was the hunky…

Looking for Celebrities to Follow? How About These 3 Japanese Actors?

Instagram has currently over 500 million users and more and more Japanese celebrities are joining this picture/video-sharing social networking site. Some of the latest additions to the growing number of popular Japanese actors on Instagram are Yamazaki Kento, Takayuki Yamada, and Nobuyuki Suzuki. 1. Yamazaki Kento (山崎賢人) A post shared by 山﨑賢人 (@kentooyamazaki) on Aug…

Who Is This Japanese Actor Who Starred in 9 Films and 2 Dramas in 2016?

Those who say that “Yamazaki Kento is everywhere!” or “Fukushi Sota is everywhere!” probably haven’t heard of Masaki Suda. In 2016 alone, Masaki starred in 9 films. That’s more than the 8 films that Sometani Shota did in 2015. Masaki Suda ありがとう熊本!だご! #帝一の國 pic.twitter.com/F9VkgEpUrB — 菅田将暉 (@sudaofficial) April 23, 2017 Masaki Suda, whose real name…

What Else Can This Successful Japanese Composer Wish For?

Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本龍一) is an actor-musician who is known for his musical score and soundtrack for the 1983 film entitled Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (戦場のメリークリスマス). He also took the role of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp commandant in the same movie. As an Academy Award winner who survived throat cancer himself, he only wishes for one…

Crazy for Japanese Actor Shun Oguri? Here Are 6 of His Finest Roles Yet!

Well-defined eyebrows, piercing eyes, chiseled jaw, and the menacing presence – all of these describe Japan’s pride and top actor Shun Oguri (小栗 旬). But one would be a fool to think that his looks are the only reason behind his world-famous status. More than any of that, he has talents that set him apart…

Miura Haruma: Child Star Turned Into Award-Winning Japanese Actor

If you have watched the live action film of Shingeki no Kyojin or Attack on Titan, you may be familiar with the main actor, Miura Haruma (三浦春馬). The adaptations might not have received good reviews but Haruma is more than the negative comments thrown at him or at the film. twitter.com/ Miura Haruma started as…

Meet Kaku Kento: One of Japan’s Underrated Yet Talented Actors

Kaku Kento (賀来 賢人) may be an underrated actor in Japan but he sure is talented! Kaku Kento, or Kakkun as he is known to his fans, starred in NHK’s morning drama (asadora) Hanako to Anne and is now gaining recognition from his fellow actors in Japan. A quirky yet talented actor Kaku Kento was…

Popular Ex-Morning Musume Member Risa Niigaki Announces Her Upcoming Marriage!

A very well-known ex-member of Morning Musume will be getting married soon! Risa Niigaki (新垣里沙) has just recently announced on her blog that she will be getting married in July 2016, and the lucky groom is actor Yoshikazu Kotani. Risa Niigaki #モーニング娘 #japan #jpop #idolgroup #kawaii #モー娘 #TodayStyle #RisaStyle #RisaRisaRis #helloproject #NiigakiRisa #RisaNiigaki #Risa #Niigaki…
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