Norito Yashima (八嶋智人; Yashima Norito) (born September 27, 1970, Nara-city, Nara) is a Japanese stage actor who has been featured in movies, television shows (Furuhata Ninzaburo), and specials. He eventually landed his first hosting job on the Fuji TV series Hey! Spring of Trivia, a show he currently co-hosts with fellow actor Katsumi Takahashi. At the end of the Hey! Spring of Trivia show, host Norito Yashima gives out "The Golden Brain" (Japanese: 金の脳; Kin-no-nō), a brain shaped trophy that has a melon bread inside that is in the shape of a brain, to the sender of the highest rated trivia. He also has loaned his voice to a few anime, such as Iwanbo in Rurouni Kenshin.
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