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Get to Know Miura Haruma Through These 5 Japanese Dramas/Films!

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I am a huge Miura Haruma fan! Through this, I hope you'll become a fan too!!

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Miura Haruma sure is a popular actor both in Japan and overseas. He played as Eren in the live-action adaptation of “Attack on Titan”. He started as a child actor and is still active until today. He made his debut as an actor in the Japanese drama "Agri". He was only 7 years old. His agency is Amuse Inc. where known actors like Sato Takeru, Kamiki Ryunosuke and Kaku Kento also belong.

To get to know more about Miura Haruma, here are five Japanese dramas and films that you should watch!

Koizora (Sky of Love) 2007

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Koizora is both popular in Japan and internationally. The story of “Koizora” revolves around Mika (Aragaki Yui) and Hiro (Miura Haruma).

Mika is yet to find love. One day, she loses her cellphone in the library. It was then picked up by an unknown male student in their school. She then later discovers that it was Hiro who found her phone. She was later intrigued by Hiro’s wild in the outside by gentle in the inside personality. They encounter some trouble along the way but also find some solitude.

Gokusen Season 3 2008

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The third season of Gokusen stars Miura Haruma along with Hey! Say! JUMP’s Takaki Yuya, Miura Shohei, Ishiguro Hideo, Nakama Junta and Kiriyama Akito. Just like the first two seasons, this third season shows a young gangster teacher who deals with her delinquent students. She teaches them passionately and understand each other as the story unfolds.

Bloody Monday 2008

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Bloody Monday is all about combating terrorism. In order to counterattack terrorism, Miura Haruma who plays as Takagi Fujimaru uses his genius hacking skills. The biological terrorist attack first happened in a town in Russia. Japan’s Public Security, THIRD-i, believes that the terrorism which happened in Russia was brought to Tokyo. With the help of Takagi Fujimaru’s skills and THIRD-i, they protect Tokyo against terrorism.

Kimi no Todoke (From Me To You) 2010

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“Kimi ni Todoke” tells about a story of a young introverted female student named Kuronoma Sawako (played Tabe Mikako). She was fondly called as “Sadako” by her schoolmates because of her similar haircut with the character Sadako in the “Ring” movies. Her life starts to change when her classmate Kazehaya (played by Haruma) gets involved with her. Kazehaya reaches out to Sawako everyday until she gets to have people to call as friends. As their friendship grows closer, Kazehaya develops feelings for Sawako.

Boku no Ita Jikan (The Hours of My Life) 2014

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Sawada Takuto (played by Haruma) is a fourth year university student and is having a difficult time looking for a job. His parents had expected him to be a doctor in the future but later focused on their second son Rikuto (played by Nomura Shuhei) instead. Takuto is popular with women but has no confidence in associating with them. He finds out one day that he is diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Takuto who has no goals in life now takes time to reflect and makes his everyday of his life memorable together with his family and friends.

The Writer’s Personal Thoughts About the Miura Haruma Shows Suggested and the Actor

I became a Miura Haruma fan when I first watched his fim "Koizora" or "Sky of life". I instantly fell in love with him. I also think that "Koizora" is Haruma's great work up to date. His reputation might have been tainted because of the unsuccessful live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan. However, I greatly suggest to also watch the other four listed especially “Boku no Ita Jikan”. He really portrayed his character well in that drama.

Aside from being active in TV shows and films, he is also active in stageplay musicals. As of this writing, he is currently working on a stageplay musical now together with Oshima Yuko called "Crime and Punishment". Then. he'll be busy with one more stageplay musical which is "Kinky Boots" this coming Spring season. He will play as Lola again in the play.

I hope you'll enjoy watching his shows and that you'll become a fan of him too!

Check out Miura Haruma’s:

Profile - http://artist.amuse.co.jp/artist/miura_haruma/

Official Twitter - https://twitter.com/miuraharuma_jp

Official Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/haruma_miura_info/

Comments

Ms Suki from Malaysia on January 28, 2019:

Fav film of his is Kimi no Todoke. He's so so sweet in that, and I love his chemistry with Tabe Mikako.

Poppy from Enoshima, Japan on January 26, 2019:

I grieved for three days after watching Koizora. It's one of my favourite Japanese films of all time and Miura is a babe.

Liz Westwood from UK on January 25, 2019:

I had not heard of this actor before.

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