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Takuya Kimura (Japanese: 木村 拓哉, Hepburn: Kimura Takuya, born November 13, 1972) is a Japanese actor, singer, and radio personality. He is regarded as a Japanese icon after achieving success as an actor. He was also a popular member of SMAP, one of the best-selling boy bands in Asia. A 1996 television drama series, Long Vacation, in which he landed his first lead role, became a massive success, creating a phrase called the "Lon-bake phenomenon". He was given the title, "The King of Ratings", as his subsequent television series continued to generate high ratings and each show became a social phenomenon as it aired. Five of his works are ranked in the 10 best-viewed TV drama series in Japan, the highest of which is his 2001 drama series, Hero. He also starred in blockbuster films, including Love and Honor (2006), Hero (2007) and Howl's Moving Castle (as a voice actor, 2004). Kimura is also known for his work in the video games Judgment and Lost Judgment, portraying Takayuki Yagami.
Kenichi Matsuyama (松山 ケンイチ, Matsuyama Ken'ichi, born March 5, 1985) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his affinity for strange character roles, and he is best known internationally for playing L in the 2006 films Death Note, Death Note 2: The Last Name and L: Change the World in 2008, as well as voicing Gelus in the Death Note animated adaptation. He was cast to play lead character Toru Watanabe in the film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood, which was released in December 2010.
Old good "Emo-chan" of modern Japanese cinema. Emo's father was a close friend of legendary episode player Taji Tonoyama in elementary school days. His mother's grandfather ran a shamisen store in Ginza, Tokyo. Both parents like movies and theaters. After graduating from Machinery Department of Tokyo Industrial High School, Emoto got a job at a trading company. However, he became an actor and became a student of the acting classes of the theater company "Marui", which is headed by Nobuo Kaneko, and met Yusaku Matsuda who was in the same class. In 1999, he won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Dr. Akagi. He also won the award for best supporting actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Dotonbori River and Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san.
Tadanobu Asano, born Tadanobu Sato (born November 27, 1973) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his roles as Dragon Eye Morrison in Electric Dragon 80.000 V, Kakihara in Ichi the Killer, Mamoru Arita in Bright Future, Hattori Genosuke in Zatoichi, Kenji in Last Life in the Universe, Aman in Survive Style 5+, Ayano in The Taste of Tea, and Temudjin in Mongol. Most recently, Asano appeared as Hogun in the film Thor, based on the Marvel Comics character. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tadanobu Asano, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
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When surgeon Kazuaki Okita (Takuya Kimura) is a rookie doctor, he is kicked out of the hospital because of his friend Masao Danjo's (Tadanobu Asano) scheme. He goes to the United States and leaves behind his girlfriend Mifuyu (Yuko Takeuchi). With his hard work, he became an excellent surgeon.
10 years later, he returns to Japan at the request of his father Mifuyu, who is the director of the hospital. Mifuyu is currently married to Masao Danjo.
Kimura Takuya as Okita Kazuaki
Kimura Takuya is a Japanese actor, entertainer, singer and voice actor born in Tokyo. He is represented by Johnny's. He was a member of the male idol group SMAP from 1988 until their disbandment in 2016 and is currently a solo artist. He is known by the nickname "Kimutaku".
Takeuchi Yuko as Danjo Mifuyu
Takeuchi Yuko, born in Saitama, Saitama, Japan, is a Japanese actress. She made a big break with NHK's TV series Asuka and JT Green commercials. She has starred in many TV series, movies and commercials.
Asano Tadanobu as Danjo Masao / Sodai
Matsuyama Kenichi as Igawa Sota
Kimura Fumino as Shibata Yuki
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When Okita Kazuaki was starting out as a doctor, he was forced to resign from the hospital. He left his girlfriend Danjo Mifuyu behind and went to the US alone. 10 years go by and he comes back as a surgeon with outstanding skills to save his former teacher from illness. His teacher is none other than his ex-girlfriend’s father. In the time that Okita was away, Mifuyu had married his own good friend Masao, who is now the deputy director and the heir of the hospital. To make matters worse, this friend was the one who plotted to drive him out form the hospital 10 years ago. Okita has to face all sorts of ordeals to save his teacher. But he never gives up amid the swirl of love, desire, friendship, jealousy and pride. Okita may be awkward but deals with patients with all his heart. His way of life gets the people working at the hospital to start asking themselves what real healthcare is.Drama,
One Million Stars Falling from the Sky
The down-and-out detective Kanzo Dojima (Sanma Akashiya) is thinking about hanging up his job. A mysterious man named Ryo Katase (Takuya Kimura). No one seems to know what's going on in the heart of this lonely guy, what he believes in, what he really loves. Then these two men meet by chance one day. The story takes an unexpected turn of events concerning a murder case. Maybe the two of them should never have met. And then there's Kanzo's sister Yuko (Eri Fukatsu). What will the relationship between her and Ryo be like?Crime, Mystery,
Grand Maison Tokyo
Natsuki Obana (Takuya Kimura) is a chef, specializing in French cuisine. He runs a restaurant in Paris that has earned 2 stars from Michelin Guide. Natsuki Obana is confident, but he suffers from pressure trying to attain 3 stars. An unexpected case takes place. Due to that, he loses his restaurant and colleagues. Under a very difficult situation, he meets female chef Rinko Hayami (Kyoka Suzuki). They decide to start a restaurant together and struggle to make the restaurant 3 stars.Drama,
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