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Ryunosuke Kamiki

Ryunosuke Kamiki is a Japanese actor. He entered the industry in 1995 when he was only 2 years old. He made his drama debut in “Good News”, which gained him immense popularity through his first full time role as Naoya, playing the son of SMAP’s Masahiro Nakai. In 2001, he was discovered by Hayao Miyazaki, and ended up voicing Bao in the animated film "Spirited Away" by Studio Ghibli, Highest grossing Japanese film in Japan. From 1999 to 2002 he had appeared in over a dozen projects, earning him the title of a child prodigy. He was awarded his first award for “Backdrop del mio Papá” when he was only 11. From 2004 to 2020, he has won awards every one or two alternative years. Today, Ryu remains as an iconic and beloved actor in the Japanese industry. He has the reputation of a reliable lead actor who goes into character as soon as the cameras start rolling. For his successful transition from a child actor to a main lead combined with his modest personality, has made him a role model for many. When choosing works, he likes to experiment with roles or plots. He does not mind too much about popularity or being the main lead as long as he likes his role. Rather than “aiming for a big goal ahead”, he is the type to do the job in front of him wholeheartedly. He has appeared in numerous award winning projects. In 2011, he won his first international award for playing the main lead in the Amade Prize–winning “Threads of Our Hearts”. To date he has been an integral part in all the top 4 highest grossing Japanese movies in Japan. His works continue to break records as his movie “your name.” became the highest grossing Japanese movie of all time internationally. Ryu, alongside acting and voice acting, has dabbled in multiple fields. For variety shows he often does many documentaries. He even interviewed Will Smith for the magazine TV program ‘ZIP!'. In 2015, he released his first book “Master’s Café”. Ryu challenged his first stage play with “Beautiful: The Woman Who Met with God", directed and written by Suzuki Matsuo, in 2019. The following year, he debuted in multiple fields such as a radio DJ for 'All Night Nippon 0' (ANN0) on 11th October 2020, which airs 3 am at nights between Saturday and Sunday. His directorial debut was with the music video for “I Treasure You” for SUPER HANDSOME COLLECTION “JUMP↑". He opened his own YouTube channel. He was also the official photographer for Takeru Satoh's 2021 calendar. In 2020, Ryu was awarded at the Elan d'or Award Ceremony, one of the most prestigious awards in Japan for completing 25 years in the industry. To thank his fans, he started the 25th Anniversary Celebration Project.

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May 19, 1993 In Saitama Prefecture,Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Good News 1999-04-11
Latest Project:
Series Life's Punchline 2021-04-17
Known For
Poster of Your Name.
Poster of The Secret World of Arrietty
Poster of 平岩弓枝のお美也
Poster of Spirited Away
Series Life's Punchline Shunta Asabuki 2021-04-17
Series Ojisama to Neko Fukumaru 2021-01-07
Movie Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time Shinji Ikari (voice) 2021-03-08
Movie Last Letter Young Kyoshiro 2020-01-17
Series Tetsu no hone Unknown 2020-04-18
Movie The Songs of Studio Ghibli Host 2019-02-17
Series Everyone’s Demoted!! Koji Takigawa 2019-04-21
Movie Fortuna's Eye Shinichiro Kiyama 2019-02-15
Movie Murders at the House of Death Yuzuru Hamura 2019-12-13
Movie Weathering with You Taki Tachibana (voice) 2019-06-19
Series School Lawyer Unknown 2018-04-21
Movie Honto Ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 2018 SP Sasaki Yusuke 2018-08-18
Movie March Goes out Like a Lamb Rei Kiriyama 2017-04-22
Movie March Comes in Like a Lion Rei Kiriyama 2017-03-18
Movie ~MY LITTLE HOMETOWN~ Unknown 2017-06-07
Movie JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1 Koichi Hirose 2017-08-04
Movie Mary and the Witch's Flower Peter (voice) 2017-07-08
Series Detective Yugami Torao Hanyu 2017-10-12
Movie Too Young To Die! Daisuke 2016-02-06
Movie The Sun Tetsuhiko Okudera 2016-04-23
Movie Your Name. Taki Tachibana (voice) 2016-08-26
Series The Girl's Speech Kei Shizukui 2015-01-10
Movie Poison Berry in my Brain Ishibashi 2015-05-09
Movie Bakuman Akito Takagi 2015-10-03
Series Samurai Sensei 坂本龙马 2015-10-23
Series Back of Father Shinjo Tatsuya 2014-07-13
Movie Time Never Stops Mitsuhiko Hamaguchi 2014-02-22
Movie Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno Sojiro Seta 2014-08-01
Series Transformation Junichi Naruse 2014-07-27
Movie As the Gods Will Amaya Takeru 2014-11-15
Movie Tales of the Bizarre: Fall 2014 Special Unknown 2014-10-18
Movie Rurouni Kenshin Part III: The Legend Ends Sojiro Seta 2014-09-13
Series Kogure Photo Studio Hanabishi Eiichi 2013-03-31
Series The Family Game Numata Shinichi 2013-04-17
Movie SPEC: Close~Incarnation Juichi Ninomae 2013-11-01
Movie SPEC: Close~Reincarnation Juichi Ninomae 2013-11-29
Movie SPEC: Zero Juichi Ninomae 2013-10-23
Movie SPEC: Shou Juichi Ninomae 2012-04-01
Series Blackboard Omiya Masaki 2012-04-05
Movie The Kirishima Thing Ryoya Maeda 2012-08-11
Movie SPEC: Heaven Juichi Ninomae 2012-04-07
Movie The Princess and the Pilot Charles Karino 2011-10-01
Series Kokosei Restaurant Yosuke Sakamoto 2011-05-07
Series Odd Family 11 Kazuo Sanada 2011-10-21
Movie The Secret World of Arrietty Shô (voice) 2010-07-16
Series SPEC ~ First Blood Juichi Ninomae 2010-10-08
Movie Threads of Our Hearts Nagakura Akihito 2010-11-27
Movie Summer Wars Kenji Koiso (voice) 2009-08-01
Movie 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption Katsumata 2009-08-19
Series Garden of the Wind Gaku Shiratori 2008-10-09
Movie Big Man Japan Warabe-no-jû 2007-05-19
Series Dondo Hare Asakura Toyoma 2007-04-02
Series Tantei Gakuen Q キュウ 2007-07-03
Movie The Piano Forest Shuhei Amamiya (voice) 2007-07-21
Movie Little DJ Taro Takano 2007-12-15
Movie Into the Faraway Sky Ryusuke 2007-08-18
Movie The Day I Bought a Star Nona (Voice) 2006-01-03
Movie Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur Pi-Suke 2006-03-04
Movie Zoo Unknown 2005-03-19
Series Oshare ism Episode 765 (03/27/21) 2005-04-10
Movie The Great Yokai War Tadashi Ino 2005-08-06
Series Aikurushii Horo Mashiba 2005-04-10
Movie Survive Style 5+ Seiichi Kobayashi 2004-09-25
Movie Dad's Backdrop Kazuo Shimoda 2004-10-09
Movie Ren'ai-Shousetsu Young Satoshi Kubo 2004-06-19
Movie Install Kazuyoshi Aoki 2004-12-25
Movie Howl's Moving Castle Markl (voice) 2004-11-19
Movie Rockers Unknown 2003-01-01
Series 平岩弓枝のお美也 Seiichiro 2002-04-07
Movie Kamen Rider Agito Overlord of Light/Overlord of Darkness 2001-01-28
Series My Husband Tsutomu Arai 2001-04-12
Movie Spirited Away Bô (voice) 2001-07-20
Series Aoi: Tokugawa Three Generations Tokugawa Yoshinao [Young] 2000-01-09
Series Quiz Unknown 2000-04-14
Series As Tears Go By Ryota Fujigami 2000-10-01
Series Good News Unknown 1999-04-11