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Okada Junichi and Ikuta Toma Nominated in the Blue Ribbon Awards

The Gunshi Kanbee co-stars finally get some acting nod!

The nominees are in for the 57th Blue Ribbon Awards. Winners will be announced at later date while the award ceremony will happen in Iino Hall in Kasumigaseki, Tokyo on Feb 12th.

V6’s Okada Junichi is nominated under Best Actor category for his performance in “Higurashi no Ki“; the said movie is also nominated for Japan Film Award. Meanwhile, Ikuta Toma is also nominated under Best Actor category for his performance in “Mogura no Uta Sennuu Sosakan REIJI“.

Furthermore, some movies where Johnny’s starred in supporting roles are also up in the running for Japan Film Award, such as : “Chokousoku! Sankin Kotai” (Chinen Yuri) and “Vancouver no Asahi” (Kamenashi Kazuya). 

Even though Okada or Ikuta haven’t won yet, Congratulations for just being nominated!

via Nikkan Sports

The complete list can be found also in Nikkan Sports.



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  2. Rena

    Congrats to the both of them. Okada was nominated in 2006 but Johnnys forced him to decline the nom. Nice to see the tides are changing.


    • Yep, I hope that the agency won’t be making any moves. Okada worked hard so he deserve this nomination. Same goes for Ikuta.


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