Japanese Actress

Erika Sawajiri

  • Apr 08, 1986 (age 34)
  • 5' 3" (1.61 m)
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2019
No Longer Human
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MovieSep 13, 2019

No Longer Human

Oguri Shun plays Dazai Osamu who is one of the more …
Oguri Shun plays Dazai Osamu who is one of the more popular novelists in Japan. Like most artists he has his vulnerabilities and exposures. In this case, the man is an alcoholic and lustful nomad. In other words, while being married and having promised himself to one he has two harlots on the side.
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2018
Okuotoko
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MovieOct 19, 2018

Okuotoko

Kazuo is down on his luck. He has had to work two jobs, …
Kazuo is down on his luck. He has had to work two jobs, pay his missing younger brother's debts and contend with a departed wife and child. His luck seems to turn around when he wins the lottery and is an instant millionaire. He is wise to how many lottery winners and millionaires turn out unhappy and seeks the counsel of his rich friend Tsukumo. This leads to his money and friend disappearing.
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Taberu Onna
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MovieSep 21, 2018

Taberu Onna

Following the premise of the novel of the same name, …
Following the premise of the novel of the same name, Taberu Onna, the film zooms in on the ins and outs and comings and goings of the daily lives of eight women in Japan including a Western one. These women interact, eat, drink, date with abandon, have high expectations and practice materialism.
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2017
Funôhan
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MovieDec 1, 2017

Funôhan

This is a cat-and-mouse crime movie adapted from a …
This is a cat-and-mouse crime movie adapted from a popular Japanese comic book about a contractor killer-assassin who uses methods so smart and so difficult to solve by the police.
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2015
Shinjuku Swan
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MovieMay 30, 2015

Shinjuku Swan

Set in Kabukicho, an entertainment and red-light …
Set in Kabukicho, an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The main character Tatsuhiko doesn't have money or a job. One day, he meets a scout who recruits girls on the streets to work in the adult entertainment business. Tatsuhiko soon works as a scout too.
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Yōkoso, Wagaya e
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TV ShowApr 13, 2015

Yōkoso, Wagaya e

Yōkoso, Wagaya e (ようこそ、わが家へ, Your Story) is a …
Yōkoso, Wagaya e (ようこそ、わが家へ, Your Story) is a Japanese television drama series based on the mystery novel by Jun Ikeido. The novel was previously adapted for NHK Radio 1 in 2014. It premiered on Fuji TV from 13 April 2015 on Mondays at 21:00. On average, it received a viewership rating of 12.5%, and the final episode recorded the highest rating of 15.0%.
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Rumah
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MovieMar 1, 2015

Rumah

Ayumi, a morose telephone operator, suddenly gets …
Ayumi, a morose telephone operator, suddenly gets fired and she decides to go home where her estranged father awaits her return.
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2013
Tokeiya no musume
MovieNov 18, 2013

Tokeiya no musume

The story is about the emotional and spiritual exchange …
The story is about the emotional and spiritual exchange between an elderly watchmaker and a cheerful and kind young woman who lost her mother in the tsunami of the Great Tohoku Earthquake. ...
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Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination2013

Outstanding Performance by an Actre…

Nominated for "Helter Skelter".
Japan Academy Prize
2012
Helter Skelter
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MovieJul 14, 2012

Helter Skelter

Top star Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic …
Top star Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. As her surgeries show side effect, Lilico makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with her career and her personal problems.
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2009
Tsuyoshi Takashiro
Marriage2009

Tsuyoshi Takashiro

Tsuyoshi Takashiro (高城 剛 Takashiro Tsuyoshi) is a …
Tsuyoshi Takashiro (高城 剛 Takashiro Tsuyoshi) is a Japanese DJ, filmmaker, and writer.
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2007
Closed Note
MovieSep 29, 2007

Closed Note

Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an …
Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that compartment, Kae finds a notebook, that turns out to be a diary belonging to the previous tenant. Later that evening Kae starts to read the diary. The writer of the diary is Ibuki Mano (Yuko Takeuchi), a young lady about to embark on her first year as an elementary school teacher. Ibuki is also in love with a man named Takashi, who may or may not hold similar feelings for Ibuki. The diary immediately resonates with Kae, as she plans to become an elementary school teacher herself. Ibuki's experiences also works as an inspirational instructional guide for Kae's own personal life. Kae is also in love with an aloof illustrator/artist (Yusuke Iseya), who may or may not hold similar feelings for Kae.
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2006
The Letters
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MovieNov 3, 2006

The Letters

How have you been? Takeshi's letter is delivered one each …
How have you been? Takeshi's letter is delivered one each month to his younger brother, Naoki. Takeshi is serving a life term in prison for the crime that he had committed to save his brother. But the crime's aftereffect extends to Naoki, and, branded as a "murderer's brother," Naoki is deprived of his love, career and dream. His desperate situation gradually changes when he finds true love with Yumiko, who always stands by him. To protect the love that he has finally found, Naoki begins writing a letter to Takeshi - The touching story of a man who was powerless against his irreversible fate, but still tried to overcome it in the quest for his dream.
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The Angel's Egg
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MovieOct 21, 2006

The Angel's Egg

Natsuki is a school teacher who meets her ex-boy friend …
Natsuki is a school teacher who meets her ex-boy friend from high school. The man had wanted to become an illustrator and even passed the art school examination, but having lost the passion declined the chance to attend. She knew why he lost his passion four years ago. He had also met a woman on the train at the time who happened to be Natsuki's older sister.
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Sugar and Spice
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MovieSep 16, 2006

Sugar and Spice

After graduating from high school, Shiro is clueless …
After graduating from high school, Shiro is clueless how to proceed with his education. For the moment, he takes a small job at a local gas station, to much displease of his parents. His America-idolizing grandmother however gives Shiro all support, as she believes that "gas stations are a romantic place for wanderers". Grandmother is right about romance, when a girl called Noriko comes to work at the gas station too, after she broke up with her boyfriend. Shiro develops a huge crush on Noriko, and with this bitter-sweet first love, Shiro enters maturity.
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Ghost Train
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MovieJul 27, 2006

Ghost Train

On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a …
On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena, including red fingerprints and a female ...
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A Song To The Sun
TV ShowJul 14, 2006

A Song To The Sun

Taiyou no Uta is a TV series.
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Mamiya kyodai
MovieMay 13, 2006

Mamiya kyodai

What do two nerdy brothers have to do to finally gain …
What do two nerdy brothers have to do to finally gain acceptance, become popular and meet women? Why, throw a curry party of course. Who to invite? How about the girl at the video store, the co-worker and the girls we could never ever get?
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Newcomer Of The Year
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Award2006

Newcomer Of The Year

Won award for "Break Through!".
Japan Academy Award
Popularity Award - Most Popular Actor
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Award2006

Popularity Award - Most Popular Actor

Won award for "Break Through!".
Japan Academy Prize
2005
1 Litre no Namida
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TV ShowOct 11, 2005

1 Litre no Namida

1 Litre no Namida (1リットルの涙, lit. "1 Litre of Tears"; …
1 Litre no Namida (1リットルの涙, lit. "1 Litre of Tears"; also called A Diary with Tears or A Diary of Tears) is a 2005 Japanese television drama for Fuji Television, based on a true story of a 15-year-old girl named Aya Kitō, who suffered from degenerative disease and died at the age of 25.
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Shinobi: Heart Under Blade
MovieSep 15, 2005

Shinobi: Heart Under Blade

Shinobi centers on the …
Shinobi centers on the drama resulting from the war between two ninja clans in the early part of the Tokugawa era. In the film, Nakama Yukie portrays Oboro, the granddaughter of Ogen (Lily), the respected Iga clan matriarch, while Odagiri Jo plays Gennosuke, the son of Danjo Koga (Minoru Terada), the powerful Koga clan leader. While living deep within the mountains, the two ninja clans have honed their skills to superhuman levels. Unfortunately, the clans do not get along and are forbidden by imperial decree from sharing their techniques with each other. Viewing the two ninja clans as a threat to his scheme for total domination, the nefarious Nankobo Tenkai (Ishibashi Renji) plots to intensify the rivalry between the two clans. Nakobo creates a contest in which the clans are forced to choose five of their best warriors to participate. The battle, however, isn't just a friendly contest - it's a duel to the death!
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Ashurajō no Hitomi
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MovieApr 16, 2005

Ashurajō no Hitomi

Adapted from the successful play, the film takes place …
Adapted from the successful play, the film takes place in the 19th Japan where a war between demons and their slayers is fought. Izumo, an Kabuki actor with a demon-slaying past, meets and falls in love with Tsubaki. However, something is not right as mysterious marks appear on her body as time progresses. At the same time, it is announced that Ashura, the queen of all demons, will be resurrected and bring destruction to the universe.
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Aikurushii
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TV ShowApr 10, 2005

Aikurushii

Aikurushii (あいくるしい) is a Japanese television drama …
Aikurushii (あいくるしい) is a Japanese television drama series that aired on TBS from 10 April 2005 to 26 June 2005. Hayato Ichihara played the lead role. The first episode received the viewership rating of 17.3%.
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2004
Break Through!
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MovieOct 11, 2004

Break Through!

Kyoto 1968. Several high school students deal with their life …
Kyoto 1968. Several high school students deal with their life as Korean-Japanese trying to earn each other's love and respect. But the times are not kind to them.
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Mondai no nai watashitachi
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MovieFeb 28, 2004

Mondai no nai watashitachi

Mio Sasaoka hears of a …
Mio Sasaoka hears of a middle school student that was a victim of bullying and then committed suicide. Mio thinks the girl should have confronted her tormentors rather than committing suicide. Mio herself is the leader of a group of students at her school. She is a bully. Her main target is Maria Shiozaki who is weak. Mio pushes her into the swimming pool and scribbles on her book, justifying her actions because Maria is disagreeable.
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2003
Hitonatsu No Papa E
TV ShowJul 2, 2003

Hitonatsu No Papa E

Hitonatsu no Papa e is a TV series.
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Hotman
TV ShowApr 3, 2003

Hotman

Hotman (ホットマン, Hottoman) is a Japanese manga by …
Hotman (ホットマン, Hottoman) is a Japanese manga by Sho Kitagawa which was serialized in Young Jump magazine from 1994 to 1997. The main character is inspired by Jean Reno and the characters he has played. The manga has 15 volumes and after great success as a manga, has been transferred to a television series which has completed its second season. Hotman was aired 2003 and Hotman 2 was aired 2004 in Japan by TBS.
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1996
SMAP×SMAP
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TV ShowApr 15, 1996

SMAP×SMAP

SMAP×SMAP, often referred to simply as Sma-Sma, was …
SMAP×SMAP, often referred to simply as Sma-Sma, was a Japanese television variety show hosted by boy band SMAP. Debuting on April 15, 1996, it was produced by Kansai TV and Fuji TV and aired on Fuji TV every Monday from 10:00 p.m. to 10:54 p.m. (JST) until it ended on December 26, 2016.
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1986
Erika Sawajiri
BirthApril 1986

Erika Sawajiri

Erika Sawajiri was born.
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