Tomoyo Harada

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Harada Tomoyo
原田 知世
Born (1967-11-28) November 28, 1967 (age 53)
Nagasaki, Japan
OccupationActress, singer, lyricist
Years active1982 (1982)–present
Spouse(s)Ed Tsuwaki (2005–2013)

Tomoyo Harada (原田 知世, Harada Tomoyo, born November 28, 1967 in Nagasaki, Japan) is a Japanese actress, singer, and lyricist, and was a popular idol in the 80's. She was cast in numerous films and TV-series since her beginning in 1982 in the leading role of the original TV series Sailorfuku to kikanju . Her first role in a film was in 1983's Toki o Kakeru Shōjo for which she won the award for best newcomer at the 8th Hochi Film Award. [1] She won the award for best actress at the 7th Yokohama Film Festival for Early Spring Story . [2] Numerous other singles and albums have followed.

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In the summer of 2007, Harada joined the pop electronica band "pupa" as a vocalist, at the invitation of Yukihiro Takahashi. [3] [4] Other members are Hiroshi Takano, Ren Takada, Hirohisa Horie, Tomohiko Gondo.

Filmography

Films

YearTitleRoleNotes
1983 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Kazuko YoshiyamaFilm distributor: Toei . The leading actress.
1984Aijō MonogatariMiho NakamichiFilm distributor:Toei. The leading actress.
Tengoku ni ichiban chikai shima
(Island closest to Heaven)
Mari KatsuragiFilm distributor:Toei. The leading actress.
1985 Sōshun Monogatari Hitomi OkinoFilm distributor: Toho . The leading actress.
1986CabaretChiekoFilm distributor:Toho.
Kuroi Dress no OnnaReiko AsabukiFilm distributor:Toho. The leading actress.
1987Watashi o Ski ni TsuretetteYu IkegamiFilm distributor:Toho. The leading actress.
1989Kanojo ga Mizugi ni KigaetaraMariko TanakaFilm distributor:Toho. The leading actress.
1991MangetsuMari NohiraFilm distributor: Shochiku . The leading actress.
1993KekkonMai IwashitaFilm distributor:Shochiku. The leading actress.
Samurai Kids Yuki MurataFilm distributor:Toho.
Spain kara no TegamiNatsuko TamiyaFilm distributor:Toho. The second leading role.
1995Ashita(nameless)Film distributor:Toho.
1997Kizudarake no TenshiEiko TachibanaFilm distributor:Shochiku. The second leading role.
Toki o Kakeru Shōjo (narration)
1998Rakkasuru YūgataRika TsubotaFilm distributor:Shochiku. The leading actress.
2000Nagasaki Burabura-bushiUmejiFilm distributor:Toei. The second leading role.
2004 Village Photobook Noriko TakahashiFilm distributor:Video Planning, Wako. The second leading role.
2005 Ubume no Natsu Ryoko Kuonji and Kyoko Kuonji (double role)Film distributor:Nippon Herald Films. The second leading role.
Sayonara ColorMichiko OikawaFilm distributor:Zazie Films. The second leading role.
Daiteiden no Yoru niShizue SaekiFilm distributor:Asmik-Ace.
2006 The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko Etsuko KamiyaFilm distributor:Pal-ep. The leading actress.
Nihon no Jitensha Dorobō(cameo appearance)Film distributor:Cinema Angelica.
Moonriders The Movie "Passion Maniacs: Mania no Junan"Film distributor:Media Craft, White Noise Production. A documentary film.
2007Tonarimachi SensōMizuki KasaiFilm distributor: Kadokawa Pictures . The second leading role.
2010 You are Umasou (film)MotherVoice
2011Tokyo OasisKikuchiFilm distributor:Suurkiitos.
2012 Bread of Happiness Rie MizushimaFilm distributor:Asmik-Ace. The leading actress.
2013 Pecoross' Mother and Her Days
2018Ai Ai Gasa
2020Under the StarsChihiro's mother
2021My Blood & Bones in a Flowing Galaxy

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1993Ryūkyū no KazeAki Taiga drama
2011 Ohisama Hiroko Sudō Asadora
2018 Hanbun, Aoi Wako HagioAsadora
2019Your Turn to KillNana TezukaThe leading actress

Discography

Studio albums

Album #Album information
1stBirthday album (バースデイ・アルバム)
  • Released: November 28, 1983
2ndNadeshiko Junjō (撫子純情, Fringed pink Pure heart)
  • Released: November 28, 1984
3rd Pavane
  • Released: November 28, 1985
4th Next Door
  • Released: June 28, 1986
5th Soshite
  • Released: November 28, 1986
6th Schmatz
  • Released: July 29, 1987
7th Tears of Joy
  • Released: May 21, 1990
8th Blue in Blue
  • Released: November 28, 1990
9thSai ()
  • Released: May 21, 1991
10th Garden
  • Released: August 21, 1992
11th Egg Shell
  • Released: January 20, 1995
12th Clover
13th I could be free
14th Blue Orange
15th a day of my life
  • Released: September 22, 1999
  • All songs written by Tomoyo Harada.
16th My Pieces
  • Released: November 20, 2002
17th music & me
  • Released: November 28, 2007
18th eyja
  • Released: October 21, 2009
19th noon moon
  • Released: May 7, 2014

Compilation albums

Album #Album information
1st Pochette
  • Released: November 1, 1986
2nd From T
  • Released: November 28, 1987
3rd My Favorites
  • Released: July 21, 1988
4th Singles Collection '82–'88
  • Released: September 1, 1988
5th Flowers
  • Released: September 18, 1997
6th Golden J-Pop The Best
  • Released: August 21, 1998
7th 2000 Best
  • Released: July 19, 2000
8th Best Harvest
  • Released: November 21, 2001
9th Tomoyo Harada Golden ☆ Best ~As Time Goes On~
  • Released: May 25, 2011

Cover albums

Album #Album information
1stKako
  • Released: February 18, 1994
2nd Summer breeze
  • Released: June 20, 2001
3rdRenai Shōsetsu (恋愛小説, Romance Novel)
  • Released: March 18, 2015

Singles

YearsSingle InformationJapan
Weekly
Single
Japan
Year-End
Single
1982 Kanashiikurai Honto no Hanashi 41
Tokimeki no Accident 67
1983 Toki o Kakeru Shōjo 211
Dandelion – Osozaki no Tanpopo
1984 Aijō Monogatari 3
Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Shima 1
1985 Sōshun Monogatari 4
1986 Dōshitemasuka 7
Ame no Planetarium 12
Sora ni Dakarenagara
1987 Aerukamoshirenai
Kare to Kanojo no Sonnet
1988 Taiyō ni Naritai
1990 Silvy
1991 Shizukana Yoru
1994 T'en va pas
Attends ou va-t'en
1995 Ashita
1996100 Love-Letters
1997 Romance 39
Sincere 25
1998 Koi o Shiyō
Nanairo no Rakuen
1999 You can jump into the fire
2001 Tears of Joy
2002 Sora to Ito -talking on air-
Yume de Aetara feat. Deen 44

pupa

Studio albums

Album #Album information
1stfloating pupa
  • Released: July 2, 2008
2nddreaming pupa
  • Released: July 28, 2010

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