Yuki Furukawa is a Japanese actor. He played the leading role as Naoki Irie in the 2013 television series Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo and its sequel, Mischievous Kiss 2: Love in Tokyo.
Furukawa gained fame for his 2013 breakthrough role in the Japanese television drama Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo in which he played the lead role Naoki Irie. He presented a new image of the classical manga role of Irie Naoki, and starred opposite Honoka Miki who played his love interest. Within two months of joining Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, the number of his followers increased to more than 500,000. Due to his popularity in China he starred in the Fuji TV/iQiyi web-drama Mysterious Summer which was the first drama series co-produced by Japan and China. The series was viewed more than 60 million times on Chinese online video platform iQiyi and was distributed online in more than 35 countries worldwide.
He is the first Japanese actor to have had a fan meeting in Shanghai, China on July 21, 2013.
He is fluent in English and Japanese.