Manami Higa

Manami Higa (比嘉 愛未, Higa Manami, born June 14, 1986) is a Japanese actress. Her mother was a model. She graduated from Okinawa Prefectural Central High School. She gained recognition as an actress when she was selected in an audition of 2,156 people to star in the NHK Asadora Dondo Hare in 2006.[1]

Manami Higa
比嘉 愛未
Born (1986-06-14) June 14, 1986 (age 34)
OccupationActress
Years active2005-present
AgentRising Production
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Websitewww.higamanami.com

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Letters from Kanai Nirai Misaki Taira
2006 Your and My Secret Reiko Yonashiro
2007 Prisoner/Terrorist
2010 Saru Lock The Movie Mayumi Shinozaki
2012 We Were There:Part 1 Akiko Sengenji
2012 We Were There:Part 2 Akiko Sengenji
2013 Tokyo Sky Story Hiromi Lead role[2]
2013 Tobe! Dakota Chiyoko Morimoto Lead role[3]
2016 Kanon Ai Kishimoto Lead role[4]
2017 My Teacher Sachiko Nakajima
2018 Code Blue the Movie Haruka Saejima
2020 Ohzunahiki no Koi Atsuko Arima

TelevisionEdit

TV moviesEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2008 Churaumi Kara no Nengajō Chihiro Kuninaka Fuji TV Lead role
2009 Code Blue SP Haruka Saejima Fuji TV Lead role
2010 Kyukei no Koya Kumiko Nogami Fuji TV Lead role
2010 Ashita mo Mata Ikite Ikou Yumika Yokoyama TBS Lead role

TV dramasEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2007 Dondo Hare Natsumi Asakura NHK Lead role, Asadora
2008 Code Blue Haruka Saejima Fuji TV
2009 Tenchijin Kiku-hime NHK Taiga drama
2009 Majo Saiban Kaori Motomiya Fuji TV
2010 Code Blue 2 Haruka Saejima Fuji TV
2010 Hammer session ! Ryoko Mizuki TBS
2011 Saijō no Meii Maria Sena TV Tokyo
2011 Marumo no Okite Aya Hatanaka Fuji TV
2011 Marumo no Okite SP Aya Hatanaka Fuji TV
2011 Doctors: Saikyō no Meii Sachi Miyabe TV Asahi
2012 Hanchō: Keishichō Azumihan Season 5 Saori Yuki TBS
2012 Tokyo Zenryoku Shōjo Hanako Serizawa NTV
2012 Morimura Seiichi no Shikai no Fukuryū Aki Yagiri TV Asahi [5]
2013 Bakken Record o Koete Haruka Koutari UHB Lead role[6]
2013 Sousa Ikka Sawamura Keiji Hatsumi Nagasawa Fuji TV [7]
2013 Yoidore Kotōji Oryō NHK BS [8]
2013 Nouhime 2: Sengoku no Onnatachi Oichi no Kata TV Asahi [9]
2014 Sousa Ikka Sawamura Keiji 2 Hatsumi Nagasawa Fuji TV [10]
2014 Matsumoto Seichō Drama Special: Shi no Hassō Aki Tsumura Fuji TV [11]
2014 Matsumoto Seichō Tsuyoki Ari Motoko Miyahara TV Tokyo [12]
2014 GTO Season 2 Honami Fujikawa KTV [13]
2015 Alone in Love Haru Etō NTV Lead role[14]
2015 Samurai Sensei Haruka Saeki TV Asahi [15]
2016 Ishikawa Goemon Chacha TV Tokyo
2017 Honjitsu wa, Ohigara mo Yoku Kotoha Ninomiya WOWOW Lead role
2017 Code Blue 3 Haruka Saejima Fuji TV
2018 Bakabon no Papa yori Baka na Papa NHK
2019 Natsuzora Kōko Maejima NHK Asadora

AwardsEdit

  • 54th Television Drama Academy Awards: Special Award for Dondo Hare

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Manami Higa selected as NHK Asadora heroine". TokyoGraph. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Tokyo Sky Tree 1st Anniversary Special Short Film". Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2013. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  3. ^ "Tobe! Dakota cast&staff" (in Japanese). 映画「飛べ!ダコタ」製作支援実行委員会. Archived from the original on 2015-04-28. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  4. ^ 比嘉愛未、ミムラ&佐々木希と3姉妹役 映画でピアノ演奏初挑戦 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2016-03-05.
  5. ^ 土曜ワイド劇場 [Saturday Wide Theater] (in Japanese). TV Asahi. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  6. ^ バッケンレコードを超えて [Bakken Record o Koete Official Website] (in Japanese). Hokkaido Cultural Broadcasting co.,Ltd. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  7. ^ 金曜プレステージ・堂場瞬一サスペンス逸脱~捜査一課・澤村慶司~ (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network, inc. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  8. ^ "BS時代劇「酔いどれ小籐次」" (in Japanese). NHK. Archived from the original on 2017-03-14. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  9. ^ 濃姫カムバック!観月ありさ、より濃いドラマ約束 (in Japanese). eiga.com inc. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  10. ^ 金曜プレステージ・堂場瞬一サスペンス逸脱~捜査一課・澤村慶司2~ (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network, inc. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  11. ^ 松本清張ドラマスペシャル 死の発送 [Matsumoto Seichō Drama Special: Shi no Hassō] (in Japanese). Fuji Television Network, inc. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  12. ^ 松本清張「強き蟻」 [Matsumoto Seichō Tsuyoki Ari] (in Japanese). TV TOKYO Corporation. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  13. ^ "GTO" (in Japanese). Kansai Telecasting Corporation. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  14. ^ 恋愛時代 [Renai Jidai] (in Japanese). Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation. Retrieved 2015-04-03.
  15. ^ TV サムライせんせい. allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 2016-03-05.

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