Japanese Netizens Vote for Most Beautiful J-actress of All Time with Kitagawa Keiko Topping the List

The votes are in and this is a huge polling size and spans decades to get a good sense of what Japanese find most beautiful among their actresses. With over 50,000 votes, J-actress Kitagawa Keiko tops the list of most beautiful face actresses in Japan, followed by 1960’s top actress Yoshinaga Sayuri, with one of the youngest stars on this list Sasaki Nozomi coming in third. Fourth spot goes to Ishihara Satomi with 70’s actress Natsume Masako taking up the fifth position. The rest of the top ten are the stalwarts of J-ent for the last decade in Aragaki Yui, Kiritani Mirei, Sawajiri Erika, Fukada Kyoko, and Ayase Haruka. I find J-netizens much more accepting of different looks and types of beauties from the healthy sun dappled busty types to the sweet innocent cute visuals, whereas K-ent has been homogenizing one set of attributes for what it considers top beauty. Continue reading

Yamazaki Kento and Kiritani Mirei’s J-movie Adaptation of Cute Manga Heroine Disqualified is a Box Office Hit

Once in a blue moon a cutie will come along that strikes my fancy, acting talent or lack thereof bedamned, and then I just want to follow along with his career. That’s totally what happened when I stumbled upon current … Continue reading