Japanese celebrities with wonderful smile

Actor Satoshi Tsumabuki and actress Aoi Miyazaki topped an Oricon poll of celebrities with wonderful smile. Top 10 below:

Japanese actor Satoshi Tsumabuki Japanese actress Aoi Miyazaki

Men – 1. Satoshi Tsumabuki – 2. Teppei Koike – 3. Masaharu Fukuyama – 4. Yusuke Kamiji – 5. Hiroshi Tamaki – 6. Ryo Ishikawa – 7. Hiro Mizushima – 8. Ryuta Sato – 9. Takuya Kimura – 10. Sanma Akashiya

Women – 1. Aoi Miyazaki – 2. Aya Ueto – 3. Becky – 4. Yui Aragaki – 5. Masami Nagasawa – 6. Saki Aibu – 7. Haruka Ayase – 8. Yukie Nakama – 9. Yu Aoi – 10. Suzanne

Kimutaku is Japanese TV commercial king

Japanese star Takuya Kimura was the most popular male personality in TV commercials in 2008. Kimutaku appeared in 10 TV commercials last year and tied with ex-professional tennis player Shuzo Matsuoka at the top spot.

Japanese artist Takuya Kimura

The most popular female personality in TV commercials in 2008 is Becky, who appeared in 14 TV commercials.

Male personalities – Takuya Kimura (10) – Shuzo Matsuoka (10) – Shingo Katori (9) – Hiroshi Tamaki (8) – Sekai no Nabeastu (8) – Shun Oguri (7) – Junichi Okada (7) – Shosuke Tanihara (7) – Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (7) – Senichi Hoshino (7) – Tomoya Nagase (7) – Tomohisa Yamashita (7)

Female Personalities – Becky (14) – Saki Aibu (11) – Yukie Nakama (10) – Aya Ueto (10) – Ryoko Shinohara (10) – Maki Horikita (10) – Aoi Miyazaki (10) – Yuri Ebihara (9) – Yuki Amami (8) – Norika Fujiwara (8) – Miho Kanno (8) – Yu Aoi (8)

Koda Kumi is highest earning Japanese female artist

Singer Koda Kumi is the highest earning Japanese female artist for the past 12 months; she made an estimated USD20 million over the period.

Japanese singer Koda Kumi

2nd on the list is Ayumi Hamasaki, 3rd is Hikaru Utada.

Yukie Nakama tops the actress list with estimated USD3 million (far behind Koda Kumi). 2nd on the list is Kou Shibasaki, while Korean actress Choi Ji-woo is 3rd.