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Ryo Kimura (木村 了 (きむら りょう) Kimura Ryō, born September 23, 1988 in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his roles in Nodame Cantabile, Hanazakari no Kimtachi e, and Otomen. Kimura portrayed Junpei Oribe and Kimoto in Hana Yori Dango: The Musical during early 2016.


Early life[]

Kimura was born the youngest of three brothers on September 23, 1988 in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.


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He made his acting debut in Flow's music video for "Blaster" in 2003. Kimura began appearing in films with 2004's Moonlight Jellyfish, co-starring with Tatsuya Fujiwara. Kimura appeared on stage for the first time with 2012's Lychee Light Club. In 2016, he costarred alongside Yuya Matsushita in Hana Yori Dango: The Musical.

Personal life[]

On March 12, 2016, Kimura married actress Megumi Okina. The couple did not hold a ceremony or reception. Through his marriage, Kimura became a stepfather to Okina's two daughters from a previous marriage.[1]

Selected filmography[]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Moonlight Jellyfish Michio Terasawa
2006 Saikano Atsushi
Catch a Wave Masato Kobayasho
Sugar and Spice Mackey
2007 Heat Island Kaoru
Waruboro Kyamu
2008 Akai Ito Riku Takahashi
2010 Tokyojima Inukichi
2011 Usagi Drop Yuichi Suzuki
2016 Kamen Rider Ghost: The 100 Eyecons and Ghost's Fated Moment Argos

Television dramas

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Water Boys 2 Hideki Sano
2006 Check It Out, Yo!! in Tokyo Kujo Sanpei
Nodame Cantabile Noriyuki Takahashi
2007 Furin Kazan Takeda Yoshinobu
Hanazakari no Kimtachi e Senri Nakao
2008 Cat Street Gota Suzuki
Akai Ito Riku Takahashi
2009 Otomen Hajime Tonomine
2016 Kamen Rider Ghost Argos Episode 40


  • His portrayal of Kimoto in the musical is uncredited. He appears just briefly in the song, "Good Morning," and his face is obscured.
  • Kimura also appeared in another adaptation of Yoko Kamio's work, Cat Street. He is one of a few actors to appear in more than one adaptation of her work.

  • He appeared in Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (2007) alongside Shun Oguri and Toma Ikuta.

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