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Kurotani Tomoka (黒谷友香; born 11 December 1975 in Sakai, Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese actress.She starred as the femme fatale female ninja Kagero in Shinobi Heart Under Blade .
Shingo Katori is a Japanese actor, singer, television host, radio personality. He was the youngest member of SMAP, the best-selling boy band in Asia. After the group's disbandment on 31 December 2016, Katori has been pursuing his solo career. He left Johnny & Associates on 9 September 2017, together with two other SMAP members, Goro Inagaki and Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and entered CULEN, a Japanese talent agency. On 22 September 2017, they launched a new project, "atarashiichizu" as their common fan site, supported by various Japanese leading creators. Since then, Katori has been extending his activities also into artistic fields.
Shinobi - Heart Under Blade or Kouga Ninpouchou Basilisk - The Live-Action is a 2005 Japanese romantic drama film directed by Ten Shimoyama and written by Kenya Hirata. The story is an adaptation of Futaro Yamada's novel The Kouga Ninja Scrolls, which depicts the clash between two ninja clans, Iga and Kouga, and the fated love between Gennosuke (Kouga) and Oboro (Iga). The theme song of this movie was "HEAVEN" by Ayumi Hamasaki.
Tomoe Hanba is a Japanese voice actress associated with Arts Vision. She is the official Japanese dubbing voice for Velma Dinkley in the Scooby-Doo franchise and is known for voicing Etna in the Disgaea video game franchise. as well as Welch Vineyard in Star Ocean video games.
Tomoka Shibasaki is a Japanese writer from Osaka. She has won the Noma Literary New Face Prize and the Akutagawa Prize, and two of her works have been adapted for film.
Tomoyuki Hoshino is a Japanese writer. He has won the Bungei Prize, the Mishima Yukio Prize, the Noma Literary New Face Prize, the Ōe Kenzaburō Prize, the Yomiuri Prize, and the Tanizaki Prize.
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.
Case Closed, known as Meitantei Conan in Japan, is a Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. The series is serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday since February 2, 1994. It was adapted into an anime series produced by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV) and TMS Entertainment where it premiered on YTV. The first episode premiered on January 8, 1996. It is currently ongoing and numbers over 800 episodes, making it the eleventh longest running anime series. The anime spun off twenty animated featured films.
Yoshimasa Hosoya is a Japanese voice actor and narrator. He graduated from Tokyo Announce Gakuin Performing Arts College then joined Mausu Promotion Actor Training Center in 2002 and signed on with Mausu Promotion in 2006. He is currently a freelancer.
Oz Academy is a Japanese joshi puroresu or women's professional wrestling promotion founded by Mayumi Ozaki. The promotion's full official name is Oz Academy Women's Professional Wrestling. In addition to the contracted members of the roster, Oz Academy has also employed some of the top freelancers in all of joshi puroresu, including Ayumi Kurihara, Hiroyo Matsumoto, Manami Toyota and Tomoka Nakagawa. The promotion has a television deal with Gaora.
Tomoka is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Denkigai no Honya-san, also known by the abbreviation Denki-gai, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Asato Mizu. It depicts slice of life stories about a group of characters who work in a fictional dōjin shop called Umanohone, a reference to the real-life dōjin shop Toranoana. It began serialization in the July 2011 issue of Media Factory's Comic Flapper magazine. A drama CD was released in August 2013. An anime television series adaptation produced by Shin-Ei Animation aired from October to December 2014.
Yuina Kuroshima is a Japanese actress, model and tarento.
Mitsu Dan is the professional name of Shizuka Saitō, a Japanese actress, gravure idol, and writer. She has played multiple lead roles in television and film, including Naoko in the 2013 erotic thriller Amai Muchi, for which she received a Newcomer of the Year award at the 37th Japan Academy Prize ceremony.
Keita Machida is a Japanese actor. He is a member of the theater group Gekidan Exile.
Yuka Itaya is a Japanese actress and caster. She is represented with Amuse, Inc.
Kase-san is a Japanese yuri manga series written and illustrated by Hiromi Takashima. The series was serialized in Shinshokan's Hirari magazine and Flash Wings web publication between August 2010 and March 2017 and is published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment. A sequel series, titled Kase-san and Yamada, began publication in the shōjo manga magazine Wings in April 2017. A five-minute original net animation by Zexcs was released on May 7, 2017, followed by a 58-minute original video animation released in theaters on June 9, 2018.
Natsuko Kuroda is a Japanese writer. At age 75 she won the 148th Akutagawa Prize, making Kuroda the oldest winner in the history of the prize.
Kiyoko Murata is a Japanese writer. She has won the Akutagawa Prize, the Noma Literary Prize, and the Yomiuri Prize, among other literary prizes. The Government of Japan has awarded her the Medal with Purple Ribbon and Order of the Rising Sun, and she has been appointed to the Japan Art Academy. Her work has been adapted for film by Akira Kurosawa and Hideo Onchi.
Yūka Sugai is a Japanese idol who is the captain of idol group Sakurazaka46. She is represented by Sony Music Records.
Rena Hasegawa is a Japanese voice actress and a former singer. Hasegawa started her career as a member of the idol girl group NGT48 in 2015, debuting as a regular member of the group's Team NIII. In 2018, she was transferred to Team G, which later merged with Team NIII to become a unified first generation in 2019. On May 18, 2019, she left the group to pursue voice acting.