Hirofumi Arai (Actor)
Hirofumi Arai is a Zainichi Korean actor in Japan.
Arai is a high school dropout. Originally intending to go to film school, he moved to Tokyo at 19 and got his first acting role in Isao Yukisada’s 2001 film GO. He has been working steadily as a film actor ever since.
- Native name
- 新井浩文 (ARAI Hirofumi)
- Aomori Prefecture
- January 18, 1979 (age 37)
- 5' 11" (181 cm)
- Blood type
- Films, TV dramas
- Anore Inc.
Filmography as actor
Kankuro Kudo, Takayuki Yamada, and Lily Franky have joined the cast of Hitoshi Ohne's live-action movie adaptation of Bakuman.Based on a manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, the...2 years ago
Eight new cast members have been announced for Takashi Yamazaki's 2-part live-action adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki's Parasyte manga.In the films, Shota Sometani will...2 years ago
Popular playwright Daisuke Miura has remade his own stage play Ai no Uzu (lit. Whirlpool of Love) as a feature film.The original play was performed by Miura’s theater troupe Potsudoru and went on...3 years ago
On Wednesday it was announced that Kenichi Matsuyama will star in veteran cinematographer Daisaku Kimura’s second film as a director, Haru wo Seotte.Matsuyama will play protagonist Toru Nagamine, a...4 years ago
Today more cast information was revealed for Tatsushi Omori’s Sayonara Keikoku (The Ravine of Goodbye).Yoko Maki, who will get her first starring film role in 7 years, will be joined by Anne...4 years ago
The upcoming sequel to Takeshi Kitano's 2010 gangster film Outrage has been a tough one to figure, and fair warning--the reason for that involves some spoilers from the original.On Tuesday, a press...5 years ago
Hirofumi Arai (33) has been cast as the lead in an upcoming movie called Akai Kisetsu (English title: A Road Stained Crimson).Arai, typically a supporting actor, will head up a cast featuring names...5 years ago
After four long years out of the movie industry, Toshiaki Toyoda is finally coming out with a new movie called The Blood of Rebirth (Yomigaeri no Chi). Toyoda, director of “Blue Spring” and “9...8 years ago
On Friday, April 10th, a press conference and preview screening was held for Sabu’s recently-completed film, The Crab Cannery Ship (Kanikosen). Sabu was on stage for interviews along with stars...8 years ago