The Actresses of Japan are very lovely, beautiful and innocent. The film industry of Japan is full of talented actresses. Some of the actresses have their name even in the Hollywood industry, fashion industry and many other places in the world. Every year, new actresses enter into the film industry.
Some of the Japanese actresses are popular for their unique personality, skills and talent and are known in the whole world. In this article, I am sharing some of the most beautiful Japanese actresses in 2018 that are very famous in the whole world.
10. Eriko Hatsune
She was born on 24rth March 1982 in the Tokyo Japan. She is a very beautiful and talented Japanese actress. In 1998, she began her career by performing in few TV serials. She has performed lead roles in several movies, including Norwegian Wood, Uzumaki, Apartment 1303, Gatchaman. In 2012, she gave an outstanding performance in an American film Emperor. She is an outstanding actress.
9. Rila Fukushima
She was born on 16th January, 1989 in Tokyo Japan. She is a famous actress as well as a model. She wants to become a model and also worked for various brands, shows and advertisement agencies. In 2010, she appeared in a movie Karma. She performed in various movies including The Wolverine, Twilight, Gonin Saga, Warrior, Terra Formars, Ghost in the Shell and others. She also performed in several TV series, including Gunshi Kanbei, The Long Goodbye and Arrow. She has also performed in the HBO series in the season 5 of the series Games of thrones as a Red Priestess. Her performance in these series made her more popular. She has also performed in some of the video songs of Ben Taylor and Lenny Kravitz. By Vogue Japan, she was chosen to be women of the year 2013. She is really talented and experienced actress and a model.
8. Keiko Kitagawa
She was born on 22nd August 1986. She is a Japanese actress and a model as well. From 2003 to 2006, she was a special model for the Japanese Seventeen magazine. When she left the magazine, she quit from her modelling career. From 2004, she focused on her career in acting. She performed in several movies and in TV shows. Some of her movies are Roommate, Judge, Dakishimetai, Akumuchan The Movie, The Fast and the Furious, Southbound, heat island, After the Flowers and many more. She played main in many TV shows including Buzzer Beat, Hostess with a Pen, Mi o Tsukushi Ryoricho 2, Hero, Kuroi Junkai and many more. She is very beautiful and talented actress. She is famous in the whole world for her outstanding performances.
7. Tao Okamoto
She was born on 22nd May 1985 in Chiba Japan. She is well known by her name as Tao in the film industry. She is a famous Japanese actress and a Model. When she was 14 years old, she started her career in Modelling. Her career as started internationally after been moved to Paris in 2006. As a model and Actress, she is popular in Japan and as well as in other countries. As a model, she worked for various brands including Alexander Mc Queen, Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. She has performed in many movies, including The Wolverine, Chi no Wadachi, Hannibal, The Man in the High Castle, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Crossroads and many more. She is very talented and outstanding actress. Her performance in the movie, The Wolverine is outstanding. She has millions of fans in the whole world.
6. Maria Ozawa
She was born on 8th January 1986. She is a Japanese model and an actress. She is a native of Hokkaido, Japan. At the age of 16, she started her career in acting. She has performed in many television ads including, DARS Chocolate promo. It is a 30 second promo that as praised in the Japan and other places. She has also performed in many adult videos as well. She also appeared in many movies and famous Japanese dramas. She is a very talented actress and achieved such a huge height in a very small time.
5. Koyuki Kato
She was born on 18th December 1976. She is a Japanese actress and a model. She is famous for her name as Koyuki. She is one the best actor and famous for her role in the movies Pulse and The Last Samurai. She played as a Taka in this international film, The Last Samurai. She is very talented, charming, experienced and lovely actress. For many years, she also enjoyed her career in modeling. She is very beautiful and have well toned beauty. She has performed in many TV serials, including Engine, Mr Brain, Fumo Chitai, Legal High, The Long Goodbye, Fragile, Antique Bakery, Beautiful Life, Love Complex, Itaria Tsu, Tentai Kansoku and more. She has also performed in many Japanese movies, including Pulse, Laundry, Alive, The Last Samurai, Spy Sorge and more. In 1997, she won a modelling contract with Non-no magazine and become popular. Her performance in the movie, 3chomi no yuhi make her nominated in the Japanese Academy Awards as the best actress.
4. Haruka Ayase
She as born on 24th March 1985 in Asaminami, Hiroshima. Her real name is Aya Tademaru. She is a brilliant Japanese actress and a singer. For her huge contribution in the film industry, she won and nominated many times. She was also a gravure idol. In 2006, she won the award as the best supporting actress for her outstanding performance in the movie Socrates of Love. She also won for the best supporting actress in the Nikkan Sports Drama Award. She was also nominated as a leading role for the Japan Academy Prize.
3. Youki Kudoh
She was born on 17th January 1971. She is a Japanese actress, producer and a singer. She started signing at the age of 12. At the 6th Yokohama film festival Awards, she won the best actress newcomer Award for the Crazy Family. At the 16th Hochi Film Award, she won best actress award for the War and Youth. For her versatile skills in the Mystery Train movie, she becomes one of the well known actress in the film industry. She won many awards in her acting career, including satellite award, Independent spirt ward, japan academy and many more. Some of her movies are Masters of Horror, Rush Hour 3, L Change the World, The Limits of Control, Karakara, This Country’s Sky and many more.
2. Fumi Nikaido
She was born on 21st September 1994. She is a model and an actress. Before starting her career in acting, she was a model for the teen magazine. She is very confident, hard working and beautiful actress. She achieved such a huge height in a very small age. She is very famous TV personality as she performed in many TV drama shows and also in movies. Some of her movies are Brain Man, Mourning Recipe, My Man, The World of Kanako, Hibi Rock, Farewell, Money, Misono Universe. Bitter Honey, Wolf Girl and Black Prince, Somebody, Teacher Gappa, Scoop, Shiawase no Kioku, Inuyashiki and many more. She has performed leading roles in many movies. For her outstanding performances, she was nominated many times and also won many awards. She won TAMA Film Awards twice, Japan Academy Prize, Venice International Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, Asian Film Awards, Yokohama Film Festival, Blue Ribbon Awards and many more awards.
1. Rinko Kikuchi
She was born on 6th January 1981. She is one of the best and most popular Japanese film actress. For her outstanding work in the Babel, she was the first Japanese actress who was nominated in the Academy Award in 50 years. Some of her best movies are Norwegian Wood, Arch Angels, 69, babel, Kumiko, Dear Deer, Tori, Paradise and many more. For her outstanding performance in the movie babel, she was nominated many times and also won many awards for this film. She won Austin Film Critics Award, Capri Exploit Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Gotham Award twice, National Board of Review Award, Palm Springs International Film Award, San Diego Film Society Award and more.
The film industry of Japan is full of brilliant and outstanding actresses. All these are the best and leading Japanese actresses. These actresses are well known in the Japanese film industry and also in Hollywood. These actresses performed in many movies and TV shows. These actresses achieved such a huge height in a very small age.