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Matsuyama Kenichi

Kenichi Matsuyama

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  • Name: Matsuyama Kenichi
  • Native name: 松山ケンイチ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: March 5, 1985
  • Age: 32

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Kenichi Matsuyama

Kenichi Matsuyama

  • Name: Matsuyama Kenichi
  • Native name: 松山ケンイチ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: March 5, 1985
  • Age: 32
Matsuyama Kenichi, who is known for his affinity for strange character roles, was born in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture in 1985. In 2001, Kenichi started his career as a model. In 2002 he made his debut as an actor landing a small role in the NTV drama "Gokusen" as Kenichi Mori. In 2003, Kenichi expanded to movies and landed his first supporting role in "Bright Future". Kenichi's acting career expanded with his role as Shin in the 2005 movie "Nana". His major breakthrough came in 2006 with Kenichi's charismatic performance as "L" in "Death Note" and "Death Note: The Last Name". Since then he has performed in a variety of different roles like the shy death metal rocker in "Detroit Metal City" and the youth that falls in love with an older woman in "Don't Laugh at My Romance". More recently, Kenichi has worked with foreign directors like Korean-Japanese director Yoichi Sai in "Kamui Gaiden", Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran in "Norwegian Wood" and American director Hans Canosa in "Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac".



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On April 1st 2011 he married actress Kato Koyuki who co-starred with him in Kamui Gaiden.
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2017 Yurigokoro
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Yosuke (Support Role)
Yosuke
Support Role
8.3
2017 Sekigahara
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Kanetsugu Naoe (Support Role)
Kanetsugu Naoe
Support Role
0.0
2016 Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Satoshi Murayama (Main Role)
Satoshi Murayama
Main Role
8.3
2016 Anger
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Tashiro Tetsuya (Main Role)
Tashiro Tetsuya
Main Role
8.3
2016 Chinyuki
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Taro Yamada (Main Role)
Taro Yamada
Main Role
4.0
2016 Something Like, Something Like It
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Shinden (Main Role)
Shinden
Main Role
7.8
2015 Chasuke's Journey
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Chasuke (Main Role)
Chasuke
Main Role
7.3
2014 Carrying Spring
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Tooru (Main Role)
Tooru
Main Role
7.8
2014 Ieji
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Sawada Jiro (Main Role)
Sawada Jiro
Main Role
8.0
2013 The Kiyosu Conference
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Hori Hidemasa (Support Role)
Hori Hidemasa
Support Role
7.5
2012 Take the 'A' Train
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Komachi Kei (Main Role)
Komachi Kei
Main Role
6.6
2011 Bunny Drop
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kawachi Daikichi (Main Role)
Kawachi Daikichi
Main Role
8.3
2011 My Back Page
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Umeyama (Main Role)
Umeyama
Main Role
6.6
2011 Gantz: Perfect Answer
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kato Masaru (Main Role)
Kato Masaru
Main Role
8.1
2011 Another Gantz
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kato Masaru (Main Role)
Kato Masaru
Main Role
7.5
2011 Gantz
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kato Masaru (Main Role)
Kato Masaru
Main Role
8.0
2010 Norwegian Wood
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Watanabe Toru (Main Role)
Watanabe Toru
Main Role
6.9
2010 Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Miwa Yuji (Main Role)
Miwa Yuji
Main Role
6.9
2009 Kaiji
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Makoto Sahara (Support Role)
Makoto Sahara
Support Role
7.7
2009 Kamui Gaiden
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Kamui (Main Role)
Kamui
Main Role
6.6
2009 Ultra Miracle Lovestory
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Mizuki Yojin (Main Role)
Mizuki Yojin
Main Role
6.6
2008 Detroit Metal City
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Soichiro Negishi/Johannes Krauser II (Main Role)
Soichiro Negishi/Johannes Krauser II
Main Role
7.7
2008 L: Change the World
Japanese Movie, 2008,
L (Main Role)
L
Main Role
7.7
2008 Don't Laugh at My Romance
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Mirume (Main Role)
Mirume
Main Role
6.2
2007 Tsubaki Sanjuro
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Iori Isaka (Support Role)
Iori Isaka
Support Role
6.9
2007 South Bound
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Officer Niigaki (Support Role)
Officer Niigaki
Support Role
0.0
2007 Dolphin Blue: Fuji, Mou Ichido Sora E
Japanese Movie, 2007,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2007 Prodigy
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Kikuna Oto (Main Role)
Kikuna Oto
Main Role
7.1
2007 Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Jochi (Support Role)
Jochi
Support Role
6.1
2007 Ten Nights Of Dreams
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Shoutarou (Main Role)
Shoutarou
Main Role
7.2
2006 Death Note: The Last Name
Japanese Movie, 2006,
L (Main Role)
L
Main Role
7.9
2006 Vanished
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Igarashi Tomohiko (Main Role)
Igarashi Tomohiko
Main Role
6.4
2006 Death Note
Japanese Movie, 2006,
L (Main Role)
L
Main Role
7.8
2005 Yamato
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Katsumi Kamio at 15 years old (Main Role)
Katsumi Kamio at 15 years old
Main Role
7.7
2005 Custom Made 10.30
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Tamotu (Support Role)
Tamotu
Support Role
0.0
2005 Nana
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Shin (Support Role)
Shin
Support Role
7.7
2004 Winning Pass
Japanese Movie, 2004,
(Main Role)
Main Role
4.8
2003 Kanzen Naru Shiiku: Himitsu no Chika Shitsu
Japanese Movie, 2003,
(Support Role)
Support Role
5.4
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2018 Tonari no Kazoku wa Aoku Mieru
Japanese Drama, 2018, 0 eps
Igarashi Daiki (Main Role)
0
Igarashi Daiki
Main Role
0.0
2017 A Life
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Igawa Sota (Support Role)
10
Igawa Sota
Support Role
7.7
2016 Futagashira 2
Japanese Drama, 2016, 5 eps
Benzo (Main Role)
5
Benzo
Main Role
8.5
2015 Dokonjo Gaeru
Japanese Drama, 2015, 10 eps
Hiroshi (Main Role)
10
Hiroshi
Main Role
6.9
2015 Futagashira
Japanese Drama, 2015, 5 eps
Benzo (Main Role)
5
Benzo
Main Role
6.5
2015 Kohaku ga Umareta hi
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Shindo Tatsuya (Main Role)
1
Shindo Tatsuya
Main Role
7.5
2014 Toi Yakusoku
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Toda Eiichi (Main Role)
1
Toda Eiichi
Main Role
8.4
2013 Olympic no Minoshirokin
Japanese Special, 2013, 2 eps
Shimazaki Kunio (Main Role)
2
Shimazaki Kunio
Main Role
6.8
2012 Taira no Kiyomori
Japanese Drama, 2012, 50 eps
Taira no Kiyomori (Main Role)
50
Taira no Kiyomori
Main Role
7.4
2010 99-nen no Ai ~ Japanese Americans
Japanese Drama, 2010, 5 eps
Hiramatsu Jiro (Support Role)
5
Hiramatsu Jiro
Support Role
8.4
2009 Zeni Geba
Japanese Drama, 2009, 9 eps
Gamagori Futaro (Main Role)
9
Gamagori Futaro
Main Role
7.6
2007 Sexy Voice and Robo
Japanese Drama, 2007, 11 eps
Sudo Ichiro (Robo) (Main Role)
11
Sudo Ichiro (Robo)
Main Role
7.3
2006 5 Minutes Ago
Japanese Drama, 2006, 5 eps
(Main Role)
5
Main Role
6.6
2006 The Street Lawyers
Japanese Drama, 2006, 6 eps
(ep1) (Guest Role)
6
(ep1)
Guest Role
0.0
2006 Tsubasa no Oreta Tenshitachi
Japanese Drama, 2006, 4 eps
Shingo (Episode 2) (Support Role)
4
Shingo (Episode 2)
Support Role
7.3
2005 1 Litre no Namida
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Kawamoto Yuji (Support Role)
11
Kawamoto Yuji
Support Role
9.1
2005 Be-Bop High School 2
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Kawabata Jun (Support Role)
1
Kawabata Jun
Support Role
4.9
2004 Be-Bop High School
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
Kawabata Jun (Support Role)
1
Kawabata Jun
Support Role
7.0
2003 Gokusen Special
Japanese Special, 2003, 1 eps
Mori Kenichi of Class 3D (Support Role)
1
Mori Kenichi of Class 3D
Support Role
7.9
2002 Tokyo Niwatsuki Ikkodate
Japanese Drama, 2002, 9 eps
(Support Role)
9
Support Role
0.0
2002 Gokusen
Japanese Drama, 2002, 12 eps
Mori Kenichi of Class 3D (Support Role)
12
Mori Kenichi of Class 3D
Support Role
8.1
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2008 Vs Arashi
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 430 eps
(Ep. 334, 374) (Guest)
430
(Ep. 334, 374)
Guest
9.2
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