Rila Fukushima

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Rila Fukushima
Modeling information
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Measurements (US) 32.5-24-34.5 ; (EU) 82-61-87.5
Dress size (US) 4 ; (EU) 34

Rila Fukushima (福島 リラ Fukushima Rira?) is a Japanese fashion model and actress.

Life and career[edit]

Originally attempting to secure a position as a model agent at a Tokyo agency, she was persuaded to try modelling instead.[1] Her career has included work with a multitude of labels and brands in various print and motion media advertising campaigns.[2]

Fukushima also starred in the 2013 superhero film The Wolverine as the second lead role Yukio[3] and in 2014, she appears in the Taiga drama Gunshi Kanbei as Omichi.[4]

In August 2014, it was reported that Fukushima would replace actress Devon Aoki in the role of Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana for the third season of The CW television show Arrow.[5] In 2015 she appeared in the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as a Red Priestess in Volantis.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes
2010 Karma: A Very Twisted Love Story Rei
2013 The Wolverine Yukio
2014 Twilight Sasarasaya
2015 Gonin Saga Yoichi

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 Gunshi Kanbei Omichi NHK
2014 The Long Goodbye Lily NHK
2014–present Arrow Tatsu Yamashiro / Katana CW
2015 Game of Thrones Red Priestess HBO


  1. ^ Kristin Studeman (2011-11-23). "Meet The Muse: Rila Fukushima | style file". Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  2. ^ Rila Fukushima at the Fashion Model Directory
  3. ^ "WOLVERINE Adds Japanese Actors | Collider | Page 178330". Collider. 2013-07-26. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  4. ^ ハリウッドから大河直行!福島リラ 「軍師官兵衛」日本デビューへ (in Japanese). Sponichi. 12 October 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "‘Wolverine’ Star Rila Fukushima Replacing Devon Aoki on ‘Arrow’". The Wrap. August 27, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Game of Thrones: "High Sparrow" Review". Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Game of Thrones Recap: “High Sparrow”". Retrieved 27 April 2015. 

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