Japan is known as the land of the rising sun, and along with that, it is also known for its beautiful Japanese Actresses. In the field of entertainment, the girls look fantastic with their assets and beauty. Japanese Girls are said to have a good physique which makes them appear attractive and bold. They are adored by people all over the world for their flawless skin textures and color. There are many Japanese actors and actresses that currently work in Hollywood and preferred by directors for their amazing acting skills and getting awarded by many prestigious award ceremonies in different genres.
There are numerous talents who are blooming every year from Japan and doing well in modeling as well as acting. And if you think that only USA, Mexico, India, and Italy are the only places where good-looking actresses come from, then you need to check out these beautiful Japanese Actresses who are gracing the screens in Japan.
In this article, we have done the hard work of shortlisting the top 10 most beautiful Japanese actresses in 2017 who are not only talented actress but also are attractive and beautiful at the same time.
Top 10 Most Beautiful Japanese Actresses in 2017
10. Meisa Kuroki
Date of Birth: 28th May 1988
Place of Birth: Nago, Okinawa
Weight: 50 kg or 110 pound
Profession: Acting, Singing, and Modelling
Biography: She started her career with the play “Kita Ku Tsuka Kohei Gekidan.” She acted in movies like Chakusin Ari, Crows Zero, Subaru, etc. and in TV dramas like Iris, 1Pound No Fukuin. She is also an acclaimed beautiful Japanese Actresses in theaters of Japan.
Achievement: She got many awards like Golden Arrow Award (2007), Nikkon Sports Drama Grand Prix (2009), Bvlgari Brilliant Dream Award (2008) and much more.
9. Kou Shibasaki
Date of Birth: 5th August 1981
Place of Birth: Toshima, Tokyo
Weight: 54 kg or 119 pound
Profession: Actress and singer
Biography: Her debutante movie was the cult classic Battle Royale. She also played in movies like Tokyo Raiders, Kakashi, and Go. She has two musical Koh+, Galaxies! and also published single albums like, “Trust My feelings.”
Achievement: She has won awards like Hochi Film Award, Japan Academy Prize, Junpo, etc. for amazing acting skills.
8. Yuko Takeuchi
Date of Birth: 1st April 1980
Place of Birth: Saitama, Saitama
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: Not Available
Biography: Yuko Takeushi started her career as a Japanese actress in the film Innocent World (1998). Soon she got to act in several movies like Ring (1998), Yomaegeri (2003) and so on. Her last movie was The Inerasable (2016) which was a box office hit. She endorsed top brands like Suntory, Shiseido, Epson, Eneos, Jomo in Japan.
Achievement: She has received many awards and prizes from many prestigious places like Hashida, Movie Walker, Osaka, Nikkan sports, etc.
7. Misaki Ito
Date of Birth: 26th May 1977
Place of Birth: Iwaki, Fukushima
Profession: Acting and modeling
Biography: Misaki Ito is one famous and renowned beautiful Japanese Actresses. She acted in movies like About Love, Umineko, nine souls, Judge on The Grudge and many more which are international hits. She also played in TV dramas like Hotman2, Otoko, etc. and also became the Asahi Beer “image girl” under the contract of Cancam magazine.
Achievement: In 2017 she won the Japan Academy Award for the category of newcomer of the year.
6. Nanako Matsushima
Date of Birth: 13th October 1973
Place of Birth: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Profession: Acting and Modelling
Biography: Matsushima is mainly a Japanese TV actress but has performed in movies also like Ring and Ring 2 which is famous all over the world. In 2011, she acted in the drama Kaseifu mo Mita later which got the view rating of 40% making it another highest rated drama of all time.
Achievement: She got nominated for the best actress for the Award of the Japanese Academy for Howaitoauto and Ringu.
5. Hitomi Kuroki
Date of Birth: 5th October 1960
Place of Birth: Kurogi Machi, Yame District, Fukuoka
Weight: Not Available
Biography: Kuroki was cast in Takarazuka Revue, belonging to the Moon Troupe (Tsuki). She provided the voice of Helen Parr/Elastigirl/Mrs. Incredible in the Japanese version of The Incredibles. Kuroki played characters in different films like Lost Paradise (1997), Dark Water (2002), Tokyo Tower (2005) and much more. She had her directorial debut via Iya Na Onna (2016).
Achievement: She got the best actress award in the 22nd Hochi FilaM Award for Paradise Lost.
Date of Birth: 18th December 1976
Place of Birth: Zama, Kanagawa
Weight: 47 kg or 102 pound
Profession: Actress and model
Biography: Koyuki’s most acclaimed appearance was in Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2001 film Pulse. Her first international debut was in The Last Samurai where she played Taka, as the wife of a samurai, played by Tom Cruise. She also worked in Blood: The Last Vampire live-action film starring Jun Ji-Hyun, where she showed her skill as the arch-villain and also appeared in many television dramas like Beautiful Life, Engine etc.
Achievement: She got nominated for best actress for Always San-Chôme No Yûhi. In 2004 she got the best actress award by Nikkan Sports Film Award.
3. Yukie Nakama
Date of Birth: 30th October 1979
Place of Birth: Urasoe, Okinawa Prefecture
Weight: 45 kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and idol
Biography: She did small roles in her earlier days. Until she appeared in “Love & Pop” (1998) and later got the lead role in “Ring 0: Birthday (2000)”, which gave her career a big break. Later, she starred in several TV Dramas, like “Trick (2000)” which exhibited her talent in comedic roles.
However, the top rated TV series “Gokusen (2002)”, she established her as one of most bankable and beautiful Japanese actress. Her other notable movies include Trick Movie, Shinobi: Heart Under Blade and Oh Oku.
Achievement: She got nominated for the best actress in Japan Academy Prize (film) for her role in Gokusen(2002), Gokusen 2(2005), Kao (2003), Trick 3 (2003).
2. Sayuri Yoshinaga
Date of Birth: 13th March 1945
Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
Weight: Not Available
Biography: Since her appearance in the radio drama “Akado Suzunosuke” in 1957 she has become one of the most famous Japanese actresses. She entered into a contract with the Japanese film production house Nikkatsu and played the lead role in many of their movies.
In the 1970s and 80s, she also participated in TV serials, talk shows, reality shows besides movies. She had endorsed companies like Sharp Aquos, and Kagome. Her performances in movies like Foundry Town, Ohan, The Makioka Sisters, Kabei, etc. was commendable.
Achievement: This veteran Japanese celebrity has ten national awards to her name. Japan Record Award (1962), Hochi Film Award (1984), Japan Academy Prize (2001) are some of her achievements.
1. Norika Fujiwara
Date of Birth: 28th June 1971
Place of Birth: Nishinomiya, Hyogo
Weight: 72 kg or 158.7 pound
Profession: Actress, reporter, and model
Biography: Fujiwara worked for several years as a model and as an international journalist and spokesperson. She was an ambassador of Japanese – Korean friendship during the 2002 FIFA World Cup. She reported from the 2004 Olympics in Greece and had gone to Afghanistan and hosted a photo exhibition there.
Until 2006, Fujiwara was a guest announcer and interviewer for K-1 kickboxing. She also played a leading role in the live-action film Great Teacher Onizuka opposite to Sorimachi Takashi.
Achievement: She became Miss Japan in 1992 and the exclusive model for CanCam magazine.
These are some of the most talented and popularly acclaimed beautiful Japanese Actresses. Their beauty and charm have the power to give the fight to the top Hollywood actresses only if they get the equal publicity and platform.