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Kimiko Yo (余 貴美子, Yo Kimiko, born 12 May 1956) is a Japanese actress. She was given Best Supporting Actress awards at the 2004 and the 2009 Yokohama Film Festival ceremonies. She won the award for best supporting actress at the 32nd and at the 33rd Japan Academy Prize for Departures and Dear Doctor respectively.
Yo was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. Her mother is Japanese and her father, who moved to Japan for business and later founded the Hakka Association in Japan, is Hakka Taiwanese.
The Japan Academy Film Prize, often called the Japan Academy Prize, the Japan Academy Awards, and the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Japan Academy Film Prize Association for excellence in Japanese film. Award categories are similar to the Academy Awards.
Masami Nagasawa is a Japanese actress and model. She won several awards, including a Japan Academy Prize, a Mainichi Film Award and a Blue Ribbon Award.
Ittoku Kishibe, born Shūzō Kishibe, is a Japanese actor and musician.
Emi Wakui is a Japanese actress. She has won three Japanese Academy Awards: the 1994 Best Actress award for her performance in Rainbow Bridge , and the 1992 awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Newcomer for her performance as Seiko Kawashima in My Sons.
Koichi Sato is a Japanese actor. He is the son of veteran Japanese actor Rentarō Mikuni.
Kaho Indō, better known by her stage name Kaho, is a Japanese actress and fashion model. Kaho has won multiple Japanese entertainment industry awards, including a Hochi Film Award, a Nikkan Sports Film Award, and a Japan Academy Prize.
The 32nd Japan Academy Film Prize (第32回日本アカデミー賞) ceremony was held by the Japan Academy Prize Association to honor its selection of the best films of 2008 on February 20, 2009. NTV broadcast the event, which took place at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo, Japan. The nominations for the Awards were announced on December 18, 2008.
All Under the Moon is a 1993 Japanese film directed by Yoichi Sai and starring Gorō Kishitani and Ruby Moreno.
Yasuko Tomita is a Japanese actress. She won the Award for Best Newcomer at the 6th Yokohama Film Festival and at the 8th Japan Academy Prize for Aiko 16 sai. She also won the award for best actress at the 9th Yokohama Film Festival for Bu Su. In 1995, she enjoyed career breakthrough as she won the Best Actress award at 1995 Tokyo International Film Festival for The Christ Of Nanjing.
Morio Kazama is a Japanese actor. He won the award for best supporting actor at the 2nd Yokohama Film Festival for Shiki Natsuko and Yūgure made and at the 6th and 7th Japan Academy Prizes.
Bloom in the Moonlight is a 1993 Japanese biographical drama film directed by Shinichiro Sawai about the life of pianist Rentarō Taki.
Yasufumi Terawaki is a Japanese actor. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 32nd Japan Academy Prize for Aibō The Movie.
Rino Katase is a Japanese actress. She won the Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 11th Japan Academy Prize for Gokudō no Onnatachi 2 and Yoshiwara Enjō.
Haru Kuroki is a Japanese actress. She gained international recognition by winning Silver Bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2014, for her performance in Yoji Yamada's film The Little House.
Nana Komatsu is a Japanese actress and model.
Konomi Watanabe is a Japanese child actress and tarento.
Shizuka Ishibashi is a Japanese actress. She is represented by the talent agency Plage.
Nana Mori is a Japanese actress from Oita Prefecture, Japan.
Mitsutoshi Tanaka is a Japanese film and commercial director. He is President and CEO of Osaka-based film production firm Creators' Union and widely known for award-winning feature films such as Godai - The Wunderkind (2020), 125 Years Memory (2015), Blossoms Bloom (2014) and Ask This of Rikyu (2013). He has received numerous awards, including the Kinema Junpo Readers' Choice Award for Best Japanese Director for his period drama Godai - The Wunderkind and the Japan Academy Film Prize as Excellent Director for the Japanese-Turkish co-production 125 Years Memory.