Shuji Kashiwabara

Shuji Kashiwabara

Kashiwabara was born in 1978 in Yamanashi prefecture, and made his debut in a TV drama in 1994. His first screen appearance was in the following year, and has appeared in other films and TV programs since then. For his role in the 2000 film Suri he won the Critics Prize for best new actor.

Recently, he has appeared in many major movie roles and has become almost an indispensable addition to the ranks of young, up-and-coming actors.