Article: 10 Most Iconic Japanese Actresses Of All Time

The world of entertainment is filled with beautiful faces and glamour. Some exceptionally sound faces are always remembered by the fans and when combined with good acting skills, the person becomes iconic forever. The movie and television industry has a lot of actresses that are immensely beautiful, and acquire incredible skills. Some of their onscreen performances  have made them fan-favorites. And the history of cinema goes decades back due to which some actresses become old generation favourites and some become new generation favourites. But some are always remembered as legends. So, here is the list of some most iconic Japanese actresses of all time:

1. Suzu Hirose 

Suzu Hirose is an actress and model born in 1998. She is quite young and has already made a mark in the acting industry. She made her debut in the year 2016 and has already been part of 30 plus projects. Some of her most iconic works are in Our Little Sister, Louis Vuitton, and The Third Murder.


2. Yui Aragaki

This 1998, this Okinamwa born actress, singer, and host has worked in a lot of shows and movies like Code Blue, The Sky of Love, Nigeru wa haji da ga Yaku ni, and many more. She has been selected as the most desired female celebrity face several times by Oricon’s yearly survey.


3. Ayami Nakajo 

Ayami Nakajo is an Osaka-born actress and model of Japanese and British descent. This 1997 born actress is appreciated widely for her mesmerizing beauty and amazing acting skills and is considered iconic by her fans. Some of her best works are Nurse in Action, Love You As The World Ends, Nisekoi, etc.


4. Kyoko Fukada 

Represented by the Horipro agency, Kyoko Fukada is an actress and singer who is considered a gem in the acting industry. She was born in the year 1982 in Kita city. She has also won the award for best actress for her role in Kamikaze Girls. Some of her other incredible works are in Daughter of Lupin, Second Love, etc.


5. Sachiko Hidari 

Sachiko Hidari was a film actress who was at her peak between 1952 and 1995. She worked in more than 90 movies during that time. She also won an award of best actress at the Berlin International Film festival for her roles in The Insect Woman and She and He. She was born in 1930 and passed away in 2001.


6. Kinuyo Tanaka

This actress has been the lead of movies like The Life of Oharu, Actress, Ugetus, etc. Kinuyo was an actress and director and had a career of more than 50 years during which she worked in more than 250 movies. She was born in 1909 and is considered one of the most iconic actresses in the industry.


7. Kasumi Arimura 

Kasumi Arimura is a 1993 born actress best known for her lead role in Flying Colors, Asadora Hiyokko, and Strobe Edge. She even won an award for Flying Colors as the best newcomer. She is considered a talented and established actress.


8. Tina Tamashiro

The next actress on our list is Tina Tamashiro who was born in Okinawa, Japan in the year 1997. She has a huge fanbase because of her beautiful features and amazing acting skills. Some of her best roles came in Diner, Belle, Missions of love, and The Flowers of Evil.


9. Haruna Kawaguchi

This Japanese actress made her remark by playing the lead role in a film named Ouran High School Host Club. With movies like POV: Norowareta Film, Zekkyō Gakkyū, and Say "I love you”; this young actress has already made a strong image among viewers.


10. Setsuko Hara

Last on our list is also a legendry actress, Setsuko Hara. She has worked in approximately 100 movies and games her best performances in Last Spring and Tokyo Story. She was definitely an iconic actress who came and conquered.