Japan is a major powerhouse in East Asia. With rapid economic development starting in the 1960s, it became a major international economic center in the world. Aside from its impressive economic success, Japan is known for fashion, technology, anime and traditional culture. With its natural landscape and ancient temples, Japan is also an extremely popular tourist destination. Furthermore, this island country is known for its beautiful women. This article lists some of the most beautiful women in all of Japan!
Satomi Ishihara is one of the most famous Japanese actress today. She began her career in the entertainment industry at a young age. Appearing in movies and TV series, her popularity rose to a very high level in the last five years. Known as one of the most gorgeous women in Japan, Satomi's signature smile is contagious. During the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she was one of the relay torch ambassadors. Even though Satomi never publicly announced her romance, she found love and got married in late 2020. Recently, Satomi is pregnant with her first baby and expect to give birth in Spring of 2022. With many years ahead for this talented actress, you will for sure see her in lots of Japanese movies and TV series.
Yui Aragaki is the ultimate girl next door. Known for her sweet and friendly smile, this actress gained popularity in Japan and neighboring Asian countries in the last few years. Affectionately known as "Gakki" by her loyal fans, she is loved by everyone that meets her in real life and on-screen. Even though Gakki is gorgeous with her long hair, short hair is actually her signature style. Unlike most Japanese actresses, Gakki is on the taller side standing at 5 feet 7 inches or 169 centimeters. Due to her height, she also works as a model. Gakki is Ryukyuan origin and she loves to smile. It is a good thing that she smiles often in her photos; her smile is incredibly adorable. Although Gakki is an A-list celebrity in Japan, she gives off a girl next door vibe that her fans adore! Gakki found love and got married in 2021 to a fellow co-worker also from the entertainment industry.
Lena Fujii is a Japanese actress, model and singer. Despite her gorgeous appearance and proportionate body, this beautiful mixed actress experienced bullying and racism in her childhood. Born to a mixed father of Japanese and Swiss decent and Japanese mother, Lena has a foreign look that didn't blend in with the rest of the Japanese students at school. She was also overweight in her younger days. Many Japanese classmates bullied her for having foreign looks but couldn't speak any English. Lena went to Switzerland to study English and experienced racism from the students there. It's really hard to imagine that this beautiful actress experienced so much negativity at such a young age. This tells us that the world has a lot more to work on in terms racism and bullying. However, Lena is now very successful and sought after in the Japanese entertainment business.
Nozomi Sasaki is a famous Japanese actress that is known as both sweet and sexy. With a child-like round face, Nozomi looks very young. From the Akita prefecture of Japan, Nozomi speaks Japanese with a heavy northeastern accent. Due to her natural good looks, Nozomi started in the fashion industry as a model at a very young age. After a few years, she transitioned to an actress and singer. In 2017, Nozomi married the comedian Ken Watabe. Her peaceful married life was suddenly shuttered after media revealed that Ken Watabe cheated on Nozomi with several women for a long time in their relationship. This devastating news is hard to swallow for most women. But, it is especially difficult for a popular entertainer like Nozomi. To everyone's surprise, Nozomi stuck by her husband and even publicly apologized for him. For now, they are still married.
Let's go back in time and look at the most influential and beautiful Japanese actress during the Shōwa period. Sayuri Yoshinaga starred as Kaoru for the movie, The Dancing Girl of Izu. The brilliant short story described an unfilled love story between a college student and a dancing girl. Due to the separation of social class in old Japan, a college student will never be able to marry a dancing girl. The poignant love story is written by the Japanese Nobel Prize winner, Yasunari Kawabata. Sayuri was just 18 years of age when she starred in the movie and her beauty stunned the Japanese entertainment industry. Through her long career in acting, this talented and beautiful actress played many memorable characters. Now over 70 years old, Sayuri is still very elegant. This legendary actress is an icon in Japan!
Yasuko Sawaguchi is one of the most beautiful women during the Shōwa period. Even the crowned prince of Japan was stunned by Yasuko's beauty, he allegedly tried to ask her out but was rejected by the Japanese beauty. She entered the entertainment business at the age of 18 and is still active in acting. Even though she was stunningly beautiful in her younger days, Yasuko never married. She is still living happily as a single person. This beautiful and talented Japanese actress appeared in many Japanese movies and TV series. Due to her age, Yasuko is now mainly playing older female roles. Nonetheless, Yasuko's beauty will be forever remembered as the last beauty of the Shōwa period.
Meisa Kuroki is a Japanese actress of mixed ethnicity. Her father is of Japanese and South American descent. Meisa's mother is Japanese. As a result of the beautiful mixture, this actress is an exotic beauty. With Latin blood, she appears even more sexy than most Japanese actresses. You can say that her fire is from her Latin roots. Started in the entertainment business at the age of 14 as a model, Meisa is still active today in the entertainment industry as an actress, model and singer. Married to the boy band KAT-TUN member Jin Akanishi, Meisa is now the proud mom of a daughter and a son.
Known as the most beautiful actress in Japan in the 1990s, Maju Ozawa was extremely beautiful in her peak years. She was given the name "Maju" as her stage name because her eyes were so large and bright. Over the years, Maju has acted in many TV series and gained a loyal following. Unfortunately, her beauty declined rapidly and she never achieved legendary status in Japan despite her exceptional talent. Nowadays, Maju still works in the entertainment business. She married a dentist and added a few kids to her growing family.
Lisa0919 on March 10, 2014:
My favourite is Aya Sugimoto. She is very sexy and sophisticated woman. I also love her voice.
kameanme on December 28, 2013:
woooo!!!! they are all cool!!!!! I realy like Nozomi Sasaki and where is Erika toda!?