|Sota Fukushi Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||May 30, 1993|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sota Fukushi is a Japanese actor known for portraying the role of Gentaro Kisaragi in the Kamen Rider. His parents always wanted him to pursue acting. They were admirers of the Kamen Rider series and made Sota audition for it and he went on to become the youngest actor ever to be a part of the series. Soon after the series, he went onto become a household name and youth icon in Japan doing several other films and series like Koinaka (2015), My Lover’s Secret (2017), Strobe Edge (2015), My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday (2016), and Bleach (2018).
The year 2014 brought in laurels for Sota as he had various projects under him. He was a part of the horror film, As the Gods Will in which he played Shun Takahata. He also gave his voice and became the live-action actor for the character Yamato Kurosawa in the anime adaptation, Say ‘I Love You’. Sota won the Japanese Academy’s ‘Rookie of Year Award’ in 2015 for playing the lead in the serial drama, Koinaka (2015). He also played the lead protagonist in the official adaptation of the live-action popular manga series, Bleach in 2018. He is extremely popular amongst the Japanese audience and has numerous photobooks dedicated to him. Sota Fukushi has won awards like Elan d’or Awards in the “Newcomer of the Year” category in 2014, 38th Japan Academy Prize in the “Newcomer of the Year” category in 2015, and many others.
He is fluent in English and has completed the Level 2 English Examination.
He is represented by the KEN-ON group.
6 ft or 183 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Chiseled Jawline
- Charismatic Personality
- Tall Height
Fukushi has endorsed brands such as –
- Seven-Eleven Japan (2011-2012)
- Bandai (2011)
- Harusame Noodle Soup (2015)
- Mitsuya Cider (2015)
Best Known For
Playing the character of Gentaro Kisaragi in the Kamen Rider series. He has played the lead role as well as the supporting role in the series.
He made his first feature debut in Kamen Rider OOO Wonderful: The Shogun and the 21 Core Medals in 2011 where he played the role of Gentaro Kisaragi / Kamen Rider Fourze.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance on Misaki Number One!! in 2011 as Sōta Murano.
Fukushi Sota Favorite Things
- Sport – Basketball and Double Dutch
Sota Fukushi Facts
- He is fluent in Japanese and English.
- His parents always wanted him to pursue acting as a career and they told Fukushi to go for the Kamen Rider series audition.
- There are numerous photo books on Fukushi such as After Chicken Rice Go To Merlion: Sōta Fukushi’s First Photobook (2012), Men’s Photore Vol.2 Sōta Fukushi (2012), Blue (2013), and Fukushi Sōta no “Hajimete no (2015).
- Fukushi has a cat named Nana.
- He was an excellent sportsman while growing up.
- He joined the cast of Kamen Rider when he was 18 years old.
- Initially, Fukushi did not intend to work in movies.
- Connect with Fukushi on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Sota Fukushi / Instagram