Article: Ten Japanese Divas Who Redefined Hotness

1. Ayumi Hamasaki

Topping our list is Japan’s enigmatic star, Ayumi Hamasaki. She is an influential icon and is often considered a trend-setter. Her charming looks amalgamated with talent have made Ayumi the most famous artist in the country. Her undeniable beauty has made her the face of many magazines and commercial endorsements. She is bold and alluring, and her magical voice grabs the attention of every music lover.


2. Kyoko Fukada

It would be wrong not to include Japan’s acclaimed actress and singer, Kyuko Fukada, on our list. With a career spanning over a decade, this 38-year-old sizzling beauty has made a successful career and plenty of admirers. Known by her nickname Fukakyon, she ventured into acting, and her role in the hit movie ‘Kamikaze Girls’ won her the award for Best Actress at the Yokohama Film Festival. She is exceptionally talented and stands on the list of the hottest actresses in the country.


3. Keiko Kitagawa

Keiko Kitagawa, one of Japan’s leading actresses, was born on August 22, 1986. A former model and a mother, this dazzling beauty has captured the heart of millions of people with her phenomenal acting skill, becoming a dominant actress of her time. Keiko married the singer-actor Daigo in 2016. Keiko’s notable work includes Ie Uru Onna, Mizi ni Sumu Hana, Mamiya Kyodai.


4. Masami Nagasawa

Japan’s unparallel beauty, Masami Nagasawa, was born on June 3, 1897. Her acting career started after winning the 5th ‘Toho Cinderella’ competition. With her winsome smile and natural acting skills, she has quickly become famous in recent years. Masami’s notable works include ‘Kiyoku Yamaku’, ‘Before We Vanish’, and the role in the latter won her Best Lead Actress in Mainichi Film Award.


5. Nozomi Sasaki

One of Japan’s celebrated actresses and glamour models, Nozomi Sasaki, is an absolute beauty. With her unique temperament and angel-like face, Nozomi has been deeply loved by many fans all world. In 2009, Nozomi took up the role of a teenage girl in a frail relationship with an older man played by Shouuke Tanihara in the film Tenishi no Koi. The film led to the advancement in her acting career. In 2017, Nozomi married comedian and television presenter Ken Watabe.


6. Yui Aragaki

Japan’s well-known actress, model, and singer, Yui Aragaki, also known as Gakky, is one of Japan’s hottest actresses. Gifted with natural beauty and a model-like body, Yui is one of the most desired female celebrity faces in the industry. Yui got her breakthrough role in the TBS drama ‘Dragon Sakura’ in 2005. Her most recognized role was in the movie ‘Koizora’ for which she won her first award. She recently married the actor Gen Hoshino, her co-star in the television series, The Full-Time Wife Escapist.


7. Nanao Arai

Nanao Arai is a fashion model and actress residing in Japan. Her beautiful face and fascinating facial features have paved the way to become a successful model in Japan. Nanao has appeared in several fashion shoots, commercials, and magazines to become a familiar face in the country. She is a talented fashionista and is marked as a tarento from her activities.


8. Marie Iitoyo

The youngest actress on our list is Marie Iitoyo. Considered one of the sexiest and cutest actresses of Japan, this 23-year-old has come to the spotlight recently. Marie’s bold style statement, along with her youthful face, has captured the attention of countless people. Her recent success has ushered her to become the exclusive model of Oggi, a Japanese publication.


9. Misaki Ito

How can one not add one of Japan’s reigning queens, Misaki Ito, to the list? This stunning beauty was born on 26 May; 1977. She became a familiar face with the famous game, James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, where she provided a look for ‘Miss Naga’. Although she is a mother, Misaki has aged like fine wine and is still considered one of the nation’s most attractive women.


10. Kasumi Arimura

Kasumi Arimura is a mainstream Japanese actress, born on February 13; 1993. She can pull off any look from the cute to the sexy and bold concept. In her photoshoots, even though her attractive eyes can melt millions of hearts, Kasumi can pull off any look from cute to sexy and bold concept. Often recognized as the younger version of Masami Nagasawa, Kasumi is one of her generation’s best actresses.