Emi Wakui

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Emi Wakui
和久井 映見
Born (1970-12-08) 8 December 1970 (age 50)
Yokohama, Japan
OccupationActress
Years active1988–present
AgentAlpha Agency
Spouse(s)
(m. 1995;div. 2003)
Children1
Website www.alpha-agency.com/artist/wakui.html

Emi Wakui (和久井 映見, Wakui Emi, born 8 December 1970 in Yokohama) is a Japanese actress. [1] [2] She has won three Japanese Academy Awards: the 1994 Best Actress award for her performance in Rainbow Bridge (Niji no Hashi), [3] and the 1992 awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Newcomer for her performance as Seiko Kawashima in My Sons . [4]

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Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleDirector(s)Other notesRef.
1989Beppin no MachiTakahito Hara
1990 Boku to, bokura no natsu Yutaka KohiraLead role
1991 No Worries on the Recruit Front Shusuke Kaneko
My Sons Seiko Kawashima Yoji Yamada
1992Angel: Boku no Uta wa Kimi no UtaKaori AmanoTakayoshi WatanabeLead role
1993Rainbow BridgeChiyo Zenzo Matsuyama Lead role
1995Birthday PresentMichio MitsunoLead role
2004Tange Sazen: Hyakuman Ryo no TsuboToyoshi Tsuda
The Taste of Tea Katsuhito Ishii
School Wars: Hero Ikuo Sekimoto
2005Makoto Ryoichi Kimizuka
2006 Sinking of Japan Shinji Higuchi
Tsubakiyama's Send BackKeita Kōno
Say Hello for Me Yūichirō Hirakawa [5]
2009 Feel the Wind Sumio Ōmori [6]
2010 The Lady Shogun and Her Men Fuminori Kaneko [7]
2011Princess ToyotomiMasayuki Suzuki [8]
2012 Robo-G Shinobu Yaguchi [9]
2014In the HeroMasaharu Take [10]
2015 Again Sumio Ōmori [11]
2018My Retirement, My LifeNozomi FujisawaTakeo Kikuchi
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Sakura's mother (voice)Shin'ichirō Ushijima
2019Strawberry SongKōta's motherShintarō Sugawara
2020Our StoryYuriko ChitaniShigeaki Kubo
2021 The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Noriko MikadoYukihiro Morigaki

Television

YearTitleRoleNetworkOther notesRef.
1988 Hana no Asuka-gumi! Fuji TV
1994 Natsuko no Sake Natsuko SaekiFuji TVLead role
Tokyo Cinderella StoryYukiko MatsuiFuji TVLead role
1996PureYuka OriharaFuji TVLead role
1997Virgin RoadKazumi SakuraiFuji TVLead role
1998A Woman Striking a BlowKaoru YoshimuraFuji TVLead role
2000FriendsRisa HiuraTBS
2002DakishimetaiMikiko Sawada NHK Lead role, TV movie
2003MusashiRinNHK Taiga drama
2006 Kōmyō ga Tsuji Nōhime NHKTaiga drama
2008ChiritotechinItoko WadaNHK Asadora
2009 Fumō Chitai Yoshiko IkiFuji TV
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi Machiko Hasegawa Fuji TVMini-series
2012 Taira no Kiyomori IkenozenniNHKTaiga drama [12]
2015 The Last Cop Kanako Suzuki NTV [13]
The Emperor's Cook Empress Teimei TBS [14]
2017 Hiyokko Aiko NagaiNHKAsadora [15]
2020Our Sister's SoulmateTakako YoshiokaFuji TV [16]
2021 Reach Beyond the Blue Sky Shibusawa EiNHKTaiga drama [17]

Awards

YearAwardCategoryWork(s)Result
19914th Nikkan Sports Film Awards Best Supporting Actress My Sons and No Worries on the Recruit FrontWon
199215th Japan Academy Film Prize Newcomer of the YearWon
Best Supporting Actress Won
13th Yokohama Film Festival Best Supporting ActressWon
65th Kinema Junpo Awards Best Supporting ActressMy SonsWon
16th Elan d'or Awards Newcomer of the Year HerselfWon
199417th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Actress Rainbow BridgeWon
20081st Tokyo Drama Award Best Supporting ActressChiritotechinWon

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