Fumi Nikaido

Published : Apr 14 2017 | Modified : Apr 14 2017

Fumi Nikaido is a well-known actress and a fashion icon of Japan; she was born on 21st September 1994. She chose to be a model before starting her career in acting industry. She is well known for her different roles ranging in films Jigoku de Naze Warui? (Why Don’t You Play in Hell?)”, “Shijukunichi no Recipe (Mourning Recipe)” and “Hotori no Sakuko (Au Revoir l’Eté),”

Personal life:

He got her first debut too early; she acted firstly in a television drama in 2007 named Juken no kamisama. Then she worked in a family comedy feature film in 2009 Toad’s Oil which was directed by Koji Yakusho. She has been awarded as Best Actress Award being the youngest one in one of the film festivals for her performance in movie Shion Sono's Himizu in Venice and International Rising Star award in film festival of New York Asian.

At an adolescence age, with great confidence and talent, Nikaido achieved great fame. However, this did not stop her future success and plans; she is presently learning foreign English along with policy management in one of the respected universities in Japan named Keio University. She has acted in 27 films and 11 drama series in all.


Fumi Nikaidotook the well-known path to acting; she became a model for “Nicola” which is a famous fashion magazine for teens. Later, she entered into film industry; she has been complimentary for every role, she plays. It is said that she just pours herself in the character to make it worth watching, be it be a role of a gangster’s daughter or a student. She loves to experiment with the roles she plays in films as she herself learns and gets known to things, she never knew.

Her career was on ninth cloud with release of drama ‘Himizu’, in which she played role of mistreated girlfriend of a teen hero, Shota Sometani. This drama did invite critics but eventually, both the actors were rewarded as best young actors. In few of her interviews, she has confessed that the different roles she has played in a single day’s shoot has truly been an incredible experience for her. She opts to choose different roles every time she works; however working in best of the movies is her first motto.

She works on the principle of working together and making it better. She exclaims that she enjoys working in movies as together they learn and bring out the best. The best directors according to Nikaido are Kazuyoshi Kumakiri; whom she states to have a personal level of understanding and trust bonding. He was the one who had interviewed Nikaido and since then she wished to work with him which came true after 2 years. She admires Koji Fukada director of famous film Hospitalité and Kiki Sugino who is an actress and a producer too. The current goal of Nikaido is to work with Amir Naderi and complete her goal of learning better English.

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