Osamu Mukai

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Osamu Mukai
Osamu Mukai in the premier film preview in alma mater Meiji University.jpg
Osamu Mukai at a film premiere at Meiji University, September 2011
Born (1982-02-07) February 7, 1982 (age 32)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006-present

Osamu Mukai (向井 理 Mukai Osamu?, born February 7, 1982) is a Japanese actor. He was born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He graduated from Meiji University.[1]

Early life[edit]

He graduated from Meiji University, and majored in genetic engineering. He received the "Best Poster Award" at the International Zoological Genetics Conference in 2004. While he was attending university, he worked as a bartender. He became a full-time employee there after graduation, and he became a manager later. While working as a bartender, he got into the magazine Tokyo Graffiti. A reader later recruited him to be an actor. Now, he works for Hori agency, as an actor.

Filmography[edit]

Dramas[edit]

Year English title Japanese title Role
2006 Byakuyako 白夜行 (Guest)
2006 Regatta レガッタ〜君といた永遠〜 (Guest)
2006 Nodame Cantabile のだめカンタービレ Toru Kikuchi
2007 Hyakki Yakosho 百鬼夜行抄 (Guest)
2007 Bambino! バンビ~ノ! Masashi Senoo
2007 Abarenbo Mama 暴れん坊ママ Yohei Yamaguchi
2007 Nodame Cantabile SP のだめカンタービレ SP Toru Kikuchi
2008 Hachimitsu to Clover ハチミツとクローバー Takumi Mayama
2008 Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari 世にも奇妙な物語 '08春の特別編 (Guest)
2008 Osen (Drama) おせん Tomekichi
2008 Seigi no Mikata 正義の味方 Naoki Yoshikawa
2008 Kiri no Hi 霧の火 Genichirou Noda
2008 Scrap Teacher スクラップ・ティーチャー〜教師再生〜 Satoshi Matsuo
2009 Mei-chan no Shitsuji メイちゃんの執事 Shinobu
2009 Atashinchi no Danshi アタシんちの男子 Sho Okura
2009 Futatsu no Spica ふたつのスピカ Kiriu
2009 Ninkyou Helper 任侠ヘルパー Kazuki Nanami
2009 Mama-san Volley de Tsukamaete ママさんバレーでつかまえて Kotaro
2009 Bocho Mania 09 傍聴マニア09 Kita Morio
2010 Gegege no Nyobo[2] ゲゲゲの女房 Murai Shigeru
2010 Shinzanmono 新参者 Kyose Koki
2010 Hotaru no Hikari 2 ホタルノヒカリ2 Seno Kazuma
2011 Gou - Himetachi no Sengoku 江〜姫たちの戦国〜 Tokugawa Hidetada
2012 Hungry! ハングリー! Yamate Eisuke
2012 Summer Rescue - Hospital Of Sky サマーレスキュー〜天空の診療所〜 (Leading Role)
2013 Kaibutsu 怪物 (Leading Role)
2014 S - Saigo no Keikan - S - 最後の警官 - Kamikura Ichigo

Movies[edit]

Year English title Japanese title Role
2007 I'll Die For You 俺は、君のためにこそ死ににいく
2008 Gachi Boy ガチ☆ボーイ Ledotaipun
2010 Hanamizuki ハナミズキ Junichi Kitami
2010 Beck BECK(ベック) Yoshiyuki Taira
2011 Paradise Kiss Paradise Kiss (パラダイス キス) Joji "George" Koizumi
2012 We Can't Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia. 僕たちは世界を変えることができない Tanaka Kota
2012 I Have to Buy New Shoes 新しい靴を買わなくちゃ Yagami Sen
2013 Kiiroi Zou きいろいゾウ Ayumu Muko

TV commercials[edit]

  • 2006 - Minute Maid Drink
  • 2006 - Yoshi No Ya
  • 2006 - Impreza Cars

LG TV Ajinomoto Clear Asahi Exotic Spa Ricoh

Other[edit]

  • 2008 - Livejack Special Stories-Drama×Song-
  • 2009 - Moshi Moshi Kimi ga (radio drama)
  • 2009 - Oshareism (guest on June 7, 2009)

Awards[edit]

  • 2011 - 35th Élan d'or - Best New Actor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hori Agency. "Talent File:Osamu Mukai". Hori Agency. horiagency.co.jp. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "ゲゲゲの女房 (2010)" (in Japanese). Allcinema.net. Retrieved 2010-12-18. 

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