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Fumi Nikaido, Award-Winning Movie Actress from Okinawa, Japan

Updated on July 24, 2017

Fumi Nikaido is even beautiful with long hair

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Who is Fumi Nikaido?

Fumi Nikaido is a celebrity that I just found out about on November 29, 2014. She is a Japanese movie actress and fashion model that has already won several awards for her acting. Her name differs only slightly from the name Fumie but nonetheless, she is really beautiful. Ryoko Hirosue whom you just might have read about has won awards as well, but Fumi’s looks are much better!

Profile of Fumi Nikaido

  • She was born on September 21, 1994.
  • Her place of birth is Naha City on the island of Okinawa.
  • She is listed as being 157 centimeters tall.
  • Her zodiac sign is Libra.
  • She has the blood type of O.
  • She is under contract with the talent agency called Sony Music Artists Japan.

Why is Fumi Nikaido famous?

Fumi’s career in the entertainment industry started at the age of 13 when she appeared in her first TV drama called Juken no Kamisama. Her first feature film appearance came in the movie Toad’s Oil in 2009 directed by actor Koji Yakusho. Toad’s Oil is a family comedy. Fumi Nikaido is a big fan of the musical group The Sex Pistols. She also really enjoys being exposed to classical films and manga. One of her favorites is Bukkomi no taku. This is a rough 1990’s comic that is about bikers and delinquents. Fumi is also fluent in English. Although she is just 21 years old, Fumi Nikaido has already won seven Academy Awards. Her first such award came for her role in Ringing in Their Ears in 2011. She won an award for Best New Actress. In that year of 2011, her next honor came for her role in the movie called Himizu. She had a role of an abused girlfriend of her co-star actor Shota Sometani. She won the Marcello Mastroianni for Young Actress Award at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Two years later in 2013 at the 36th annual Japan Academy Prize, Nikaido won two awards for her roles in Himizu and Lesson of the Evil for Newcomer of the Year. It would be at this same awards ceremony that former AKB48 members Yuko Oshima and Atsuko Maeda would win awards for their acting work. Nikaido has developed a reputation for speaking her mind in public. She said that she would like to lose her reputation for being strange and eccentric. She says that being normal is the best thing but that it is hard to do.

Fumi Nikaido at the 68th and 70th Venice International Film Festivals

Actress Fumi Nikaido is present at the 68th annual Venice International Film Festival for the premiere of the movie Himizu.
Actress Fumi Nikaido is present at the 68th annual Venice International Film Festival for the premiere of the movie Himizu. | Source
Fumi Nikaido is at the 70th International Film Festival for the premiere of Why Don't You Play in Hell.
Fumi Nikaido is at the 70th International Film Festival for the premiere of Why Don't You Play in Hell. | Source

2014 was one of the best years for Fumi Nikaido

2014 has been a super successful year for this gorgeous movie star as she has won several awards starting with her win at the 56th Blue Ribbon Awards for her roles in Why Don’t You Play in Hell? And Brain Man would be another movie that she would be awarded for. She got two more Best Supporting Actress awards at the 35th Yokohama Film Awards for her roles in Mourning Recipe and Why Don’t You Play in Hell? More success followed for Fumi when she won a Rising Star Award at the 13th New York Asian Film Festival for her role in My Man. She would win a Best Actress award for this same role at the 6th TAMA Film Awards.

A look at actress Fumi Nikaido in photos

Fumi Nikaido is also a university faculty member!

In February 2014, Nikaido was accepted into one of Tokyo’s most famous universities called Keio University by way of entrance examination. She is part of the University’s Faculty of Policy Management. At 22 years old, Fumi Nikaido has beauty, elegance, fame, and a smart mind with which to work with. She should see even more success in the coming years. In 2015, Nikaido is starring in four movies. They are A Farewell to Jinu, La La La at Rock Bottom, and This Country’s Sky. In 2016, she stars in the movie called SCOOP! Nikaido says that she has enjoyed the roles that she has had in her movie career so far.

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