Kei Horie

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Kei Horie
Born (1978-10-04) 4 October 1978 (age 41)
Tokyo, Japan
OccupationActor, director, producer, editor, writer
Years active1997-2008; present

Kei Horie (堀江 慶, Horie Kei, born 4 October 1978 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese writer, film producer, director and former actor. He is known as Gaku Washio/GaoYellow in 2001's Super Sentai's series, Hyakujuu Sentai GaoRanger. He reprised his role on one more occasion in the Super Sentai teamup, Hurricanger vs Gaoranger. His older brother, Kazuma Horie, is a voice actor.


Acting Roles[edit]

2004 Ai no Sorea a.k.a. The Stormy Waves of Love; as Kyoichi Ozaki
2003 Jisatsu Manyuaru; a.k.a. Suicide Manual; as Police Detective Nishiyama
2003 Ju-on: The Grudge 2; as Noritaka Yamashita
2001 Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger; as Gaku Washio/GaoYellow
1999 Gamera 3: Awakening of Irys; as Shigeki Hinohara
1998 Tomei Shojo Air; as Ryota Kasugai


2012 Sentimental Yasuko
2007 Itsuka no Kimi e
2005 Taga Kokoro Nimo Ryu wa Nemuru
2004 Veronica wa Shinu Koto ni Shita a.k.a. Veronica Decides to Die
2004 Kisu to Kizu
2004 Shibuya Kaidan 2 a.k.a. The Locker 2
2003 Shibuya Kaidan a.k.a. The Locker
2001 Glowing, Growing


2005 Life on the Longboard



  • Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival
Won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention of the movie, Glowing Growing for his radical analysis of the sensitive subject 'suicide of the young'. The uncompromising way the narration is offered encourages us to debate.


  • Vancouver International Film Festival
Won the Dragons and Tigers Award (Special Mention) of the movie, Glowing Growing
  • Nominated for the Dragons and Tigers Award of the movie, Glowing Growing

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