Arata, born Arata Iura 井浦 新 on September 15, 1974) is a Japanese actor from Tokyo, Japan. He used to write his name in Japanese as ARATA using capital letters. He changed his stage name to his real name Arata Iura in January 2012.
Arata Iura is also a model and a fashion designer (his fashion line is called Elnest Creative Activity), as well as a gifted photographer. His first solo exhibition of photography opened in 2012.
* 65th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Chase
* 2012 (55th) Blue Ribbon Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Our Homeland
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