Ken Watanabe

Send the Legendary Japanese Actor, Ken Watanabe Plenty of Positive Vibes!

Few Japanese actors have transcended both domestic and international film as have Ken Watanabe (渡辺謙). Known for his unique voice, incredible acting skills, and range of performances he is definitely one of the most recognisable faces of Japanese acting. He has prevailed in the land of domestic and international show business, all while facing some…

Want to Watch a Suspense-filled Drama? Try Ikebukuro West Gate Park!

For those of you that don’t know, Ikebukuro West Gate Park is a television drama based on a novel by Ira Ishida. It aired in the year 2000, on the Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS). Later on, it was released as a manga in order to reach a wider audience and continue the story.   blog.livedoor.jp/…

Top 7 Japanese Actors You’ll Know From Hollywood Movies

Ask anyone to name their favourite Hollywood actors and you’ll probably hear the same names over and over again: Brad Pitt, Hugh Jackman, Johnny Depp, Russell Crowe… but what about Japanese actors? How many of these Japanese actors have you heard of and which of them would you consider adding to your list of favourite…