Horikita Maki

Horikita Maki is a Japanese actress. She debuted in 2003 and has starred in numerous Japanese television dramas, television and magazine advertisements, and movies. Horikita's popular roles include the introverted high school student Nobuko Kotani in Nobuta wo Produce, the righteous law student Tsurara Yoshikawa in Kurosagi, and the cross-dressing sports fan Mizuki Ashiya in Hana Kimi.
On 22 August 2015, Horikita's management agency announced that she had married actor Koji Yamamoto earlier that day. The couple became close in May 2015 when playing the role of lovers in the theatrical production Arashi ga Oka (Wuthering Heights) and had commenced dating in June.
On March 2, 2017, She officially announced her retirement from the entertainment industry to look after her family as a mother at home.

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2016
10
Nobuko Kotani (Ep.6) Guest Role
8.3
2016
10
Kinomiya Nagisa Main Role
7.7
2015
1
Yamauchi Fusako Main Role
8.0
2015
10
Akari Arimura Main Role
6.4
2014
1
Kiriko Yanagida Main Role
7.5
2014
1
Nagisa Kinomiya Main Role
7.5
2014
10
Mifuyu [Daughter #5] Main Role
7.5
2013
11
Tezuka Haru Main Role
7.6
2013
2
Alessandro Carolina Madoka Supporting Role
7.8
2012
156
Shimomura Umeko Main Role
8.2
2011
1
Ogawa Akemi Main Role
6.8
2011
1
Saeki Chizuru Main Role
7.1
2011
10
Hayashida Manami Main Role
7.6
2010
1
Kasai Youko [Past] Main Role
7.4
2010
3
Yame Namiko Main Role
7.7
2010
10
Sumiyoshi Misuzu Main Role
7.1
2009
11
Mineta Chisato Main Role
7.8
2009
2
Kawamura Tamaki Main Role
6.5
2008
10
Akiyama Kanon Main Role
7.1
2008
1
Ashiya Mizuki Main Role
7.8
2008
2
Sakuragi Haruko Main Role
7.6
2008
50
Kazunomiya Chikako Supporting Role
8.2
2007
10
Morisaki Remi (Ep.6) Guest Role
8.1
2007
1
Shizuka Kamei Main Role
6.8
2007
12
Ashiya Mizuki Main Role
8.4
2007
10
Kimura Juria Main Role
6.9
2006
9
Kagura Akane Main Role
6.1
2006
1
Yamada Aoi Supporting Role
7.2
2006
11
Yoshikawa Tsurara Main Role
7.8
2006
4
Yuna (Ep.2) Main Role
7.3
2005
10
"Nobuta" Kotani Nobuko Main Role
7.9
2005
11
Yamada Aoi Supporting Role
7.6
2004
4
Michida Mayuko Main Role
6.1
2004
11
Tamura Yuka (Ep.3) Main Role
7.1
2003
13
Zenigata Mai Main Role
7.1
2003
11
[High school student] Guest Role
8.0

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2014
Kaoro Toda Main Role
7.3
2013
Koiwa Mugiko Main Role
7.5
2013
Madoka Main Role
7.7
2013
Taki Myojin Main Role
6.7
2012
Mutsuko Hoshino Main Role
8.1
2011
Hatsumi Takeda Main Role
6.0
2011
Karasawa Yukiho Main Role
7.3
2010
Onobu Supporting Role
7.6
2010
Sukuse Naomi Main Role
6.8
2008
Yoshikawa Tsurara Supporting Role
7.2
2008
Minato Main Role
6.7
2007
Mutsuko Hoshino Supporting Role
8.2
2007
Nagisa Main Role
7.0
2007
Makita Main Role
5.8
2007
Wakui Mitsuko Main Role
7.0
2006
Asuka Matsuda (PAM) Main Role
6.9
2006
Misako Nishida Supporting Role
7.8
2005
Mutsuko Hoshino Main Role
8.1
2005
Yukihiko Akiba [Young] Supporting Role
6.4
2005
Akishima Eriko Supporting Role
7.4
2005
Akiko Tsukita Supporting Role
6.4
2004
Wakakubo Sayuri Supporting Role
6.9
2004
Unknown Role
6.0
2004
Main Role
5.3
2004
Ayano Kuno Supporting Role
6.3
2003
Natsuo Supporting Role
N/A
2003
Supporting Role
6.6

Comments (128)

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    Mikoto 2 days ago

    My top favourite actress retiring. I FEEL SO SAD OMG.

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    Riri 20 days ago

    Thank you for all your wonderful productions. I'll miss you greatly....

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    siskayuri 21 days ago

    i will miss u ♥

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    kawaiimomo 27 days ago

    I hate that she retired and fingers crossed that she'll be back at acting when her child is more grown up.

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    jagasthesecond 27 days ago

    Wishing you all the best to your family! I hope someday you come back to the entertainment industry.

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    Stoyan Taskonidis 27 days ago

    It's seems she retires....

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    J-DRAMASROCK 27 days ago

    Miss you dear!!!!!! <3

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    EmaChan 27 days ago

    Is that true .. :(
    We will miss you ❤

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    Anna Nov 26, 2016

    I like the new photo

  • Reply
    INFIRES Nov 20, 2016

    Why did they change her pic :(((

  • Reply
    yyo Oct 6, 2016

    Happy Birthday ^^

  • Reply
    katrina21 Oct 6, 2016

    happy birthday :D

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    Yelena Jun 27, 2016 - edited

    Can't act at all

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      blacklatina 22 days ago

      I watched two of her dramas and I agree.. She's cute but thats about it.

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    Rokurota Jun 26, 2016

    she's pregnant :'(

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    INFIRES Jun 3, 2016

    She's so pretty omggg

Details

  • Name:

    Horikita Maki
  • Native name:

    堀北 真希 (ほりきた まき)
  • Given name:

    Hara Marina
  • Also Known as:

    Maki-maki; Homaki; Makinpo; Horikitty; Pori chan;
  • Nationality:

    Japanese
  • Gender:

    Female
  • Born:

    October 6, 1988
  • Age:

    28

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