Junpei Mizobata

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Junpei Mizobata
Native name 溝端 淳平
Born (1989-06-14) June 14, 1989 (age 29)
Hashimoto, Wakayama, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actor, Endorser
Years active 2007 (2007)–present
Agent Ever Green Entertainment [1]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Website Official Website

Junpei Mizobata (Japanese: 溝端 淳平, Hepburn: Mizobata Junpei, June 14, 1989) is a Japanese actor,[2] best known as Kudo Shinichi in Detective Conan: Kudo Shinichi e no Chousenjou and Saga Kazuma in Hanazakari no Kimitachi e. He also appears in the drama Akai Ito as Atsushi Nishino (or Akkun).

Personal life[edit]

Junpei Mizobata was born on June 14, 1989 in Hashimoto, Wakayama Japan to a family of four including Parents and sister. He likes to play drum and soccer in his leisure time. He loves Natto and Salmon.[3]

In 2014, rumors have surfaced that Junpei and actress Katase Nana are in a relationship. While Mizobata neither admitted or denied the rumors, he apologized, "I'm sorry to have caused people trouble with reports about my personal life at this time."[4]

Recently, Yahoo! News reports that Nana and Junpei have revealed they are a couple and are allegedly “considering marriage”.[5]


Drama Series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2007 Seito Shokun! Kusakabe Kazuma TV Asahi Supporting Role
Hanazakari no Kimitachi e Saga Kazuma Fuji TV Student, Dormitory II
2008 Hachi-One Diver Sugata Kentaro Main Role [6]
Akai Ito Nishino Atsushi Male Lead [citation needed]
2009 BOSS Hanagata Ippei Main Role
Buzzer Beat Hatano Shuji Supporting, Naoki's Bestfriend
2010 Shinzanmono Shūhei Matsumiya TBS Main Role
2011 BOSS 2 Hanagata Ippei Fuji TV Main Role [citation needed]
Shinichi Kudo's Written Challenge Kudo Shinichi NTV, YTV Protagonist [7]
Mitsu no Aji ~A Taste of Honey~ Yasushi Norisugi Fuji TV Supporting Role [8]
2012 I Love Tokyo Legend - Kawaii Detective Katsuura Hiroto TV Asahi Main Role [9]
Tsurukame Maternity Center Onodera Tatsuya NHK Supporting Role
2013 Sodom no Ringo Kengo Kitano WOWOW Main Role
35-sai no Koukousei Koizumi Junichi NTV Main, Teacher
I Love Tokyo Legend - Kawaii Detective 2 Katsuura Hiroto TV Asahi Main Role
2014 Shitsuren Chocolatier Olivier Tréluyer Fuji TV Supporting Role
Last Night's Curry, Tomorrow's Bread Iwai Masaharu NHK Supporting, Tetsuko's Lover [10]
Women Won't Allow It Taisuke Takiguchi TBS Supporting Role

Film & Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Studio Notes Ref.
2008 Fukidemono to Imouto Hashiguchi Tomoya TV Asahi Supporting Role [11]
Hanazakari no Kimitachi e SP Saga Kazuma Fuji TV Special, Episode 13
Dive!! Okitsu Shibuki Kadokawa Pictures Supporting Role
Threads of Destiny Nishino Atsushi Shochiku Male Lead [citation needed]
2010 Shaken BABY! Yamaoka Ryuta Fuji TV Main Role
Yume no Mitsukekata Oshietaru! 2
Neck Tomokazu Shudo Asmik Ace Entertainment Main Lead
You Dance With The Summer Teramoto Shinpei Toei Main Role
2011 Akai Yubi - Shinzanmono Kaga
Kyouichiro Futatabi!
Shūhei Matsumiya TBS Main Role
High School Debut Komiyama Yoh Asmik Ace Entertainment Main Lead [12]
Shinichi Kudo's Written Challenge!
The Mystery of the Legendary Strange Bird
Kudo Shinichi NTV, YTV Protagonist [13]
2012 Shinichi Kudo and the Kyoto
Shinsengumi Murder Case
The Wings of the Kirin Shūhei Matsumiya Toho Supporting Role
Fly With The Gold Haruki Shochiku Main Role, Kitagawa's
Younger Brother
2013 Eve in Love Gakkun NTV NTV Drama Special [14]


  • Gree (2012)
  • FILA (2010)
  • Adidas Footwear (2010)
  • Ippei Chan Yaki Soba (2009)
  • Bouron Petit (2009)
  • Right On Clothing (2009)
  • Akai Ito x POCKY (2008)


Year Award Category Notable Works Result Ref.
2006 19th Junon Super Boy Contest Grand Prix Himself Won [15]
2009 2nd Tokyo Drama Awards Newcomer Award Akai Ito Won [citation needed]
2010 33rd Japan Academy Prize Rookie of the Year Threads of Destiny Won [16][17][18]


  1. ^ (in Japanese) 溝端 淳平 Ever Green Entertainment Official Profile.
  2. ^ "Movies making its way here". Malaysia Star. 17 April 2009. Archived from the original on 3 June 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  3. ^ All about Mizobata Junpei.
  4. ^ Mizobata Junpei & Katase Nana respond to rumors about being in a relationship. Drama News Network. Retrieved 2014-08-06.
  5. ^ Nana Katase and Junpei Mizobata revealed they are dating. aramajapan.com.
  6. ^ 81diver Manga Dramatized in Live-Action TV Series. Anime News Network. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
  7. ^ "溝端淳平、実写版SPドラマ『名探偵コナン』で"2代目"工藤新一役に抜擢" [Mizohata Juntaira, Detective Conan TV Live action drama, Junpei Mizobata chosen as second generation Kudo] (in Japanese). Oricon. February 9, 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-06-02. Retrieved June 2, 2011. 
  8. ^ Mizobata Junpei gets cast in upcoming drama, "Mitsu no Aji ~A Taste Of Honey~". tokyohive.com. Retrieved 2011-09-17.
  9. ^ I Love Tokyo Legend – Kawaii Detective (Toshi Densetsu no Onna). Drama News Network.
  10. ^ (in Japanese) 仲里依紗・産後初主演!小説「昨夜のカレー、明日のパン」ドラマ化. cinematoday.jp. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  11. ^ Masaki Okada stars in drama special. tokyograph.com. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  12. ^ "High School Debut Movie official webpage". KDFP/Asmik Ace Entertainment, Cybrid (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-01-27. 
  13. ^ Hana-Kimi's Junpei Mizobata Stars as the new Shinichi Kudo in the new upcoming live-action film, Detective Conan. Anime News Network. Retrieved 2011-02-08.
  14. ^ NTV Drama Special 2013 ~ Koisuru Eve. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  15. ^ Promotional contracts signed with celebrities, recent contract with Junpei Mizobata should help strengthen the men’s division. itochu.co.jp. Retrieved 2011-01-14.
  16. ^ 日本アカデミー賞発表!『沈まぬ太陽』が作品賞含む3部門!最多は『劔岳 点の記』の6部門 (in Japanese). Cinematoday Inc. Retrieved April 28, 2018. 
  17. ^ 第33回 日本アカデミー賞特集(2008)全受賞一覧 (in Japanese). eiga.com. Retrieved April 28, 2018. 
  18. ^ 『第33回日本アカデミー賞』 最優秀賞一覧 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved April 28, 2018. 

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