Dec 23, 2016 01:12 AM
Erica - 15 Posts
Takuya Kimura (木村 拓哉 Kimura Takuya, also known as Kimutaku, is a Japanese singer, actor, radio personality, and the member of SMAP, the best-selling boy band in Asia. He is regarded as a Japanese icon after achieving an unprecedented success as an actor and influencing Japanese culture and language, and established himself as the most successful celebrity in Asia.

Idol/Singer turned to Successful Actor, since 1996

A 1996 television series, Long Vacation, in which he landed his first lead role, became a massive success, creating a phrase called the Lonvaca phenomenon. He was given the title, "The King of Ratings", as his subsequent television series continued to generate high ratings and each show becoming a social phenomenon as they aired. Five of his most successful works are ranked in the top ten highest-rated television series in Japanese history. His 2001 series, Hero, is the all-time highest-rated program in Japan. He has also starred in blockbuster films, including Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Love and Honor (2006), and Hero (2007).
Dec 23, 2016 02:12 AM
ChristineDavenport - 2444 Posts
I LOVE him! He's one of my all time favourite japanese idols since Beautiful Life dorama. 
Dec 23, 2016 11:12 AM
chibiladychoi - 1466 Posts
Who is Kimura Takuya? Well, he is the king of Japanese dramas.
Dec 24, 2016 08:12 AM
ChristineDavenport - 2444 Posts
@chibiladychoi: Well said! :)
Dec 24, 2016 02:12 PM
Erica - 15 Posts
Don't get my wrong. I love Kimura Takuya! I just wanted to bring that topic out to get somebody's attention. 
Jan 16, 2017 01:01 AM
KenWong - 11 Posts
Agreed!! The King of Japanese Drama. Since the drama "Long Vacation" and "Love Generation" hit the market, the entire Asia tone in watching it. He brought the Japanese Drama to be the top in Asia, since 1996. 
23 days ago
KimsaAbe - 6 Posts
Even though Im 25 years old, but I love Kimura Takuya. He is one of my favorite actor. I loved all his romance, love, and investigation genre. He looks handsome and cute. His personality is great!! 
19 days ago
reikableu - 38 Posts
My gosh, Kimura Takuya is, was, and will be my TOP JDrama actor of all time. He doesn't even look his age. He's so freaking hot. Plus he's multi-talented. 
8 days ago
Shizuka - 7 Posts
I really love Kimura Takuya! His personality and acting is quite good.
8 days ago
Shizuka - 7 Posts
He is still very handsome and gorgeous to me!!
8 days ago
Ceki - 158 Posts
I like him because there is something completely wild and manly about him. 
8 days ago
He's one of my favourite actors of all times! He's just so natural........
8 days ago
Elisa - 49 Posts
He's so talented. Whenever I see him in the cast of a movie, I watch it immediately