Ryohei Otani

Otani Ryohei

  • Name: Otani Ryohei
  • Native name: 大谷亮平
  • Also Known as: Ootani Ryouhei, おおたに りょうへい, 오타니 료헤이
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 1, 1980
  • Age: 43
Otani Ryohei is a Japanese actor and model. He began his modeling career in Japan but entered the Korean entertainment world in 2003. He was featured in commercials for Dunkin' Donuts, Hyundai Motors, Olympus and SK Telecom, and later in numerous music videos. His Korean language ability and increasing popularity helped him eventually land TV roles, beginning with the 2006 MBC comedy Soulmate.
Otani's acting career in South Korea further developed in family dramas such as The Road Home and Dear My Sister, and then in the acclaimed SBS thriller, The Chaser. In 2014 he received the 7th Korea Drama Awards' Global Star Award for his role in the drama, Joseon Gunman. He has also been recognized for his film roles in the period blockbusters, War of the Arrows and The Admiral: Roaring Currents. Most recently, his Japanese acting career has taken off with roles in the 2016 dramas, Love Song and Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Himitsu wo Motta Shonentachi
Japanese Drama, 2023, 12 eps
Ryusuke (Support Role)
12
Ryusuke
Support Role
6.7
2023 Saraba, Ju yo: Keishicho Tokubetsu Ju So Han
Japanese Drama, 2023, 8 eps
Shizuya Takeru (Support Role)
8
Shizuya Takeru
Support Role
6.5
2023 Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" Season 3
Japanese Drama, 2023, 10 eps
Yazawa Nobuyuki (Main Role)
10
Yazawa Nobuyuki
Main Role
7.6
2022 Old Rookie
Japanese Drama, 2022, 10 eps
Miyano [Coach] (Ep. 8) (Guest Role)
10
Miyano [Coach] (Ep. 8)
Guest Role
7.8
2022 Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2022, 10 eps
Yazawa Nobuyuki (Main Role)
10
Yazawa Nobuyuki
Main Role
7.9
2021 Ubai Ai, Koko Kyoshi
Japanese Drama, 2021, 4 eps
Fuyuno Santa (Main Role)
4
Fuyuno Santa
Main Role
6.4
2021 Kinkyu Torishirabeshitsu 4
Japanese Drama, 2021, 9 eps
Miyakoshi Hajime (Support Role)
9
Miyakoshi Hajime
Support Role
7.8
2021 Koi wa Deep ni Benkyo-Chu!
Japanese Drama, 2021, 3 eps
Hasuda Kotaro (Guest Role)
3
Hasuda Kotaro
Guest Role
7.3
2021 Koi wa Deep ni
Japanese Drama, 2021, 9 eps
Hasuda Kotaro [Rintaro's older brother / Managing director of "Hasuda Trust"] (Support Role)
9
Hasuda Kotaro [Rintaro's older brother / Managing director of "Hasuda Trust"]
Support Role
7.6
2021 Seiten wo Tsuke
Japanese Drama, 2021, 41 eps
Abe Masahiro [Old man] (Support Role)
41
Abe Masahiro [Old man]
Support Role
8.1
2021 Kimi to Sekai ga Owaru Hi ni
Japanese Drama, 2021, 10 eps
Hongo Daiki [Police officer] (Ep. 1-3) (Guest Role)
10
Hongo Daiki [Police officer] (Ep. 1-3)
Guest Role
7.6
2020 Kansatsui Asagao 2
Japanese Drama, 2020, 19 eps
Wakabayashi Akinobu (Ep. 4, 7, 12-13, 15) (Guest Role)
19
Wakabayashi Akinobu (Ep. 4, 7, 12-13, 15)
Guest Role
8.2
2020 Isekai Izakaya "Nobu"
Japanese Drama, 2020, 10 eps
Yazawa Nobuyuki (Main Role)
10
Yazawa Nobuyuki
Main Role
7.8
2019 Rika
Japanese Drama, 2019, 8 eps
Honma Takao (Main Role)
8
Main Role
7.1
2019 No Side Game
Japanese Drama, 2019, 10 eps
Saimon Takuma [Tokiwa Automobile] (Support Role)
10
Saimon Takuma [Tokiwa Automobile]
Support Role
8.2
2019 Scams
Japanese Drama, 2019, 9 eps
Kanbe Itsu (Support Role)
9
Kanbe Itsu
Support Role
7.5
2019 Voice Season 3: City of Accomplices
Korean Drama, 2019, 16 eps
(Ep. 1-3) (Guest Role)
16
(Ep. 1-3)
Guest Role
8.3
2018 Chase Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2018, 5 eps
Kazuki Mikami (Main Role)
5
Main Role
7.8
2018 Kekkon Aite wa Chusen de
Japanese Drama, 2018, 8 eps
Ginbayashi Ranbou (Main Role)
8
Main Role
7.7
2018 Manpuku
Japanese Drama, 2018, 151 eps
Onozuka Shinichi [Saki's fiance] (Support Role)
151
Onozuka Shinichi [Saki's fiance]
Support Role
8.1
2018 Last Chance
Japanese Drama, 2018, 8 eps
Yamamoto Tomoya (Main Role)
8
Yamamoto Tomoya
Main Role
7.9
2018 Mr. Sunshine
Korean Drama, 2018, 24 eps
[Japanese officer] (Guest Role)
24
[Japanese officer]
Guest Role
8.9
2018 Miss Sherlock
Japanese Drama, 2018, 8 eps
Moriya Toru (Support Role)
8
Moriya Toru
Support Role
8.0
2018 Mikaiketsu no Onna: Keishichou Bunsho Sousakan
Japanese Drama, 2018, 8 eps
Totsuka Masahide [NPO] (Ep. 7-8) (Guest Role)
8
Totsuka Masahide [NPO] (Ep. 7-8)
Guest Role
7.7
2018 Love Rerun
Japanese Drama, 2018, 10 eps
Sakisawa Ryosuke (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.2
2018 Wagaya no Mondai
Japanese Drama, 2018, 4 eps
[Husband] (Ep. 2) (Main Role)
4
[Husband] (Ep. 2)
Main Role
7.0
2018 Inochi Urimasu
Japanese Drama, 2018, 10 eps
Kamada Koji [Employee] (Ep. 5) (Guest Role)
10
Kamada Koji [Employee] (Ep. 5)
Guest Role
7.4
2017 Chase
Japanese Drama, 2017, 7 eps
Mikami Kazuki (Main Role)
7
Main Role
7.6
2017 Medamayaki no Kimi Itsu Tsubusu?
Japanese Drama, 2017, 4 eps
Hattori (Support Role)
4
Hattori
Support Role
6.5
2017 Kataomoi
Japanese Drama, 2017, 6 eps
Hayata Yukihiro (Support Role)
6
Hayata Yukihiro
Support Role
7.5
2017 Tokyo Alice
Japanese Drama, 2017, 12 eps
Okuzono Shinji (Support Role)
12
Okuzono Shinji
Support Role
7.3
2017 Ubai Ai, Fuyu
Japanese Drama, 2017, 7 eps
Moriyama Shin (Main Role)
7
Main Role
6.8
2016 Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu
Japanese Drama, 2016, 11 eps
Kazami Ryota [Hiramasa's colleague] (Support Role)
11
Kazami Ryota [Hiramasa's colleague]
Support Role
8.1
2016 Love Song
Japanese Drama, 2016, 10 eps
Tsurumaki Ryusuke (Support Role)
10
Tsurumaki Ryusuke
Support Role
7.6
2015 Splendid Politics
Korean Drama, 2015, 50 eps
Idachi (Guest Role)
50
Idachi
Guest Role
7.6
2014 Gunman In Joseon
Korean Drama, 2014, 22 eps
Samurai Kanemaru [Yoon Kang's friend] (Support Role)
22
Samurai Kanemaru [Yoon Kang's friend]
Support Role
7.7
2014 Endless Love
Korean Drama, 2014, 37 eps
Masato (Support Role)
37
Support Role
7.1
2013 Gu Family Book
Korean Drama, 2013, 24 eps
[Best ninja master] (Guest Role)
24
[Best ninja master]
Guest Role
8.3
2012 The Chaser
Korean Drama, 2012, 16 eps
Director Bae Gi Chul (Support Role)
16
Director Bae Gi Chul
Support Role
7.7
2012 Hero
Korean Drama, 2012, 9 eps
Lee Jae In (Support Role)
9
Lee Jae In
Support Role
7.3
2011 TV Novel: Dear My Sister
Korean Drama, 2011, 130 eps
Baek Tae Woong (Guest Role)
130
Baek Tae Woong
Guest Role
6.8
2009 The Road Home
Korean Drama, 2009, 120 eps
Akiyama Hiroichi (Main Role)
120
Main Role
6.8
2008 Tokyo Shower
Korean Drama, 2008, 4 eps
Murakami Yusuke (Support Role)
4
Murakami Yusuke
Support Role
7.1
2006 Soulmate
Korean Drama, 2006, 12 eps
Ryo Hei (Main Role)
12
Ryo Hei
Main Role
7.5
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 Golden Kamuy
Japanese Movie, 2024,
Tanigaki Genjiro (Support Role)
Tanigaki Genjiro
Support Role
8.6
2020 Mask Ward
Japanese Movie, 2020,
Kosakai Tsukasa (Support Role)
Kosakai Tsukasa
Support Role
7.6
2019 Love and Contract
Japanese Movie, 2019,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2019 After-School Starlight
Japanese Movie, 2019,
[Kobai's uncle] (Support Role)
[Kobai's uncle]
Support Role
7.1
2018 My Dad is a Heel Wrestler
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Otomo (Support Role)
Otomo
Support Role
7.7
2018 Yakiniku Dragon
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Hasegawa Yutaka (Support Role)
Hasegawa Yutaka
Support Role
7.5
2018 When I Get Home, My Wife Always Pretends to Be Dead
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Sano Sabo (Support Role)
Sano Sabo
Support Role
7.5
2018 Zenigata
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Zenigata Tomio (Main Role)
Zenigata Tomio
Main Role
6.9
2015 Roaring Currents: The Road of the Admiral
Korean Movie, 2015,
Himself (Main Role)
Himself
Main Role
7.9
2014 The Admiral: Roaring Currents
Korean Movie, 2014,
Junsa (Support Role)
Junsa
Support Role
8.4
2011 War of the Arrows
Korean Movie, 2011,
Nogami (Support Role)
Nogami
Support Role
8.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Kami no Te
Japanese Special, 2023, 1 eps
Hirose Tatsuya (Support Role)
1
Hirose Tatsuya
Support Role
0.0
2021 Koi wa Motto Deep ni - Unmei no Saikai Special
Japanese Special, 2021, 1 eps
Hasuda Kotaro (Support Role)
1
Hasuda Kotaro
Support Role
7.5
2021 Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu: Ganbare Jinrui! Shinshun Special!!
Japanese Special, 2021, 1 eps
Kazami Ryota (Support Role)
1
Kazami Ryota
Support Role
8.2
2017 Kitakaze to Taiyo no Houtei
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Isohata Koichiro (Support Role)
1
Isohata Koichiro
Support Role
7.5
2017 Fukigen na Kajitsu Special: Sannenme no Uwaki
Japanese Special, 2017, 2 eps
(Support Role)
2
Support Role
6.8
2016 Eiko Kyoju no Jikenbo
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Dogami Tatsuya (Support Role)
1
Dogami Tatsuya
Support Role
6.8
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Another Sky Season 4
Japanese TV Show, 2022, 50 eps
(Guest)
50
Guest
0.0
2021 Zeroichi
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 100 eps
(Ep. 33) (Guest)
100
(Ep. 33)
Guest
7.0
2015 The Friends in Chiang Mai
Korean TV Show, 2015, 4 eps
(Regular Member)
4
Regular Member
0.0
2015 Buzz Rhythm
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 380 eps
(Guest)
380
Guest
8.5
2014 Sukatto Japan
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 265 eps
(Ep. 192) (Guest)
265
(Ep. 192)
Guest
6.3
2014 Roommate Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2014, 26 eps
(Regular Member)
26
Regular Member
8.2
2014 Sakurai Ariyoshi the Yakai
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 500 eps
(Ep. 105) (Guest)
500
(Ep. 105)
Guest
7.9
2014 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 5
Korean TV Show, 2014, 35 eps
[Host] (Ep. 30) (Guest)
35
[Host] (Ep. 30)
Guest
0.0
2013 2 Days & 1 Night Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2013, 257 eps
(Ep. 91-93) (Guest)
257
(Ep. 91-93)
Guest
8.8
2013 The Return of Superman
Korean TV Show, 2013, 560 eps
(Ep. 246) (Guest)
560
(Ep. 246)
Guest
8.7
2013 Cool Kiz on the Block
Korean TV Show, 2013, 174 eps
(Ep. 116, 123-124, 146-163) (Guest)
174
(Ep. 116, 123-124, 146-163)
Guest
8.2
2007 Happy Together Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2007, 557 eps
(Ep. 360, 415) (Guest)
557
(Ep. 360, 415)
Guest
7.9
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Otani Ryohei

Ryohei Otani
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  • First Name: Ryohei
  • Family Name: Otani
  • Native name: 大谷亮平
  • Also Known as: Ootani Ryouhei, おおたに りょうへい, 오타니 료헤이
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 1, 1980
  • Age: 43

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