Miyu Honda

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Miyu Honda
Native name 本田 望結
Born (2004-06-01) 1 June 2004 (age 11)
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010-present
Employer Oscar Promotion Co.Ltd.
Notable work TV dramas
Kaseifu no Mita
Website [1]

Miyu Honda (本田 望結?) is a Japanese child actress from Kyoto Prefecture.[1] She is represented by Oscar Promotion Co.Ltd., having previously been represented by Theatre Academy.[2]



Miyu Honda made her debut in the entertainment world in 2010, when she starred in an advertisement for Pizza Hut.[3] She also played minor roles in several Japanese television dramas like Wataru Seken wa Oni Bakari (2011, TBS), Ikemen desu ne (2011, TBS) and Marumo no Okite (2011, CX).[4] She was also featured in the 2011 film Gantz: Perfect Answer in her debut film role.[3]

However, Miyu Honda only rose to prominence after starring in the 2011 Nippon Television television drama Kaseifu no Mita.[5] She played the role of Kii Asuda in this popular drama, which garnered an average viewership rating of 25.2%, the highest for any television drama in 2011.[6] She has been compared to Mana Ashida, another child actress who was the lead star in Marumo no Okite, for her role in this drama.[4]

In 2012, Miyu starred in the television drama Kodomo Keisatsu, in which she plays the role of Maiko Hayashi alongside Fuku Suzuki, another child actor who at the time was from the same agency.[7] She was also featured in the drama Summer Rescue, where she plays the role of Momoka Hirahara, the daughter of a veteran nurse (played by actress Eiko Koike).[8]

In addition to television dramas, Miyu has also been featured in the music video of the song Futari Hitotsu by singer-songwriter Rake.[9] She was also featured in 14th Tokyo Girls Collection Spring/Summer Collection 2012 as a fashion model.[10]

From July 2013 she switched her talent agency changed to Oscar Promotion.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Miyu Honda is the fourth of five children in her family.[11] She started to learn ice hockey when she was three years old, and formally took up figure skating when she was four years old.[11] She attributed her interest to her eldest brother, Taichi, who is also a figure skater.[11] Her older sister, Marin, is the 2012-2013 Japanese Novice Figure Skating Champion.[12] In a figure skating competition organized by Kansai University in 2011, Miyu achieved the first position in the 3rd grader category.[13]


Television dramas[edit]



  1. ^ 人気子役・本田望結、将来は五輪目指す「金メダル獲りたい」. Oricon, Inc (in Japanese). 2012-08-17. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  2. ^ a b "本田望結 オスカープロモーション所属のお知らせ" [Miyu Honda a notice regarding her representation at Oscar Promotion]. Oscar Promotion. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  3. ^ a b c "Miyu Honda profile on Oricon". Oricon. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "『家政婦のミタ』子役・本田望結に「未来の浅田真央」の声も". Shogakukan Inc. 2011-11-16. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  5. ^ a b c "『家政婦のミタ』子役・本田望結が“ネコダンス”ユニット“長ぐつ隊”を結成". Oricon. 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  6. ^ ""Housekeeper Mita." won the highest viewer ratings in the 21st century in Japan!". Nippon Television. Retrieved 2012-03-11. 
  7. ^ a b "福くん、連ドラ初主演で難役“中年刑事”(2/2ページ)". Sankei Sports. 2012-03-18. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  8. ^ a b "尾野真千子、『カーネーション』以来の地上波連ドラ 向井理と初共演". Oricon. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  9. ^ "“ミタ次女”天才子役・本田望結がMV初挑戦! Rakeとコラボ". Oricon. 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  10. ^ "<東京ガールズコレクション 2012 SPRING/SUMMER>ニコ生が独占生中継". Barks. 2012-03-01. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  11. ^ a b c 荒川静香さんも熱視線 「ミタ」で好演の本田望結はフィギュアの才能もあり . Sports Nippon Newspapers (in Japanese). 2012-01-06. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  12. ^ "本田真凛の実力や学校について!兄と姉妹もすごい!長女と親の職業". Saisin News (in Japanese). 16 December 2014. 
  13. ^ "Kansai University Newsletter " (PDF). Kansai University (in Japanese). September 2011. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  14. ^ 人気子役&実力派俳優、宮崎&向井初共演作「きいろいゾウ」に勢ぞろい. eiga.com (in Japanese). eiga.com. 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 

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