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Masahiro Higashide

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Masahiro Higashide
Higashide Masahiro from "Satoshi- A Move for Tomorrow" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 (32831024483).jpg
Tokyo International Film Festival 2016
Native name
Born (1988-02-01) February 1, 1988 (age 31)
Saitama, Japan
OccupationActor, model
Years active2004–present
Agenthumanitè Inc.
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Spouse(s)Anne Watanabe (m.2015–)

Masahiro Higashide (東出 昌大, Higashide Masahiro, born February 1, 1988 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese actor and model. In 2012, he debuted as an actor in The Kirishima Thing. After GIG MANAGEMENT JAPAN, he is now under humanitè Inc.[1]

Personal life

Higashide graduated from Saitama Prefectural Asaka High School. He is good at kendo, basketball and soccer. He practiced kendo daily when he was young because his father is a kendo teacher. His father is also a cook of the Japanese cuisine. He likes sake, history, and also historical TV shows. He also loves Rakugo, and has acted on the NHK TV program “Rakugo Deeper!

He debuted as a model in the 19th Men's Nonno Exclusive Model Audition in high school. After graduating from high school, he aimed to become a jewelry designer and proceeded to a jewelry school.[2]

He was active as a model for ZUCCa or Yoji Yamamoto from 2006 to 2011.

He debuted in The Kirishima Thing in 2012 and becomes an actor since then.

He married Anne Watanabe on January 1, 2015.[3] Their twin daughters were born in May 2016.[4] Their son was born in November 2017.



Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Kirishima Thing Hiroki Kikuchi
2013 It All Began When I Met You Takumi Tsumura Story 2: "Long Distance Relationship"
2014 Crows Explode Kazeo Kaburagi Lead role
Blue Spring Ride Kō Mabuchi Lead role
0.5mm karaoke clerk
Parasyte: Part 1 Hideo Shimada
2015 Parasyte: Part 2 Hideo Shimada
Gonin Saga Hayato Hisamatsu Lead role
2016 Creepy Nogami
Maniac Hero Hidetoshi Nakatsu Lead role
Death Note: Light Up the New World Tsukuru Mishima Lead role[6]
Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow Yoshiharu Habu
My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday Shōichi Ueyama
2017 Sekigahara Kobayakawa Hideaki
Before We Vanish Pastor
Foreboding Shirō Makabe Lead role
2018 Asako I & II Baku and Ryōhei Lead role
The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine Tetsu Nakahama Lead role
Over Drive Atsuhiro Hiyama Lead role
Punk Samurai Slash Down Kuroae Naohito
The Antique Yoshio Tanaka
2019 The Confidence Man JP: The Movie Boku-chan
2020 Touge: The Last Samurai Tokugawa Yoshinobu
TBA The Confidence Man JP: The Movie 2 Boku-chan

Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016
Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016


  • Renai Kentei (2012, NHK), Junya Yoshimitsu
  • Reset: Honto no Shiawase no Mitsukekata (2012, TBS-MBS), Shion/Jun Aya
  • Wonderful Single Life (2012, Fuji TV), Hiroki Yamada
  • xxxHolic (2013, Wowow) Shizuka Dōmeki
  • Amachan (2013, NHK), young Daikichi Ōmukai
  • Gochisōsan (2013–14, NHK), Yūtarō Nishikado
  • Oyaji no Senaka (2014, TBS), Yūsuke
  • Hana Moyu (2015, NHK), Kusaka Genzui
  • Mondai no Aru Restaurant (2015, Fuji TV), Chef Makoto Monji
  • Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2016, NHK), Tanda
  • Death Note: New Generation (2016, Hulu), Tsukuru Mishima
  • Leaders 2 (2017, TBS), Makoto Kusakabe
  • I love You Just a Little Bit (2017, TBS), Ryōta Watanabe
  • Foreboding (2017, Wowow), Shirō Makabe
  • The Confidence Man JP (2018, Fuji TV), Boku-chan

Stage Performances[5]

  • Nocturnes (2015)
  • The Sea of Fertility (2018, 2018 PARCO PRODUCE)
  • The Second Summer (2019, M&Oplays Produce)



Awards and prizes

Year Award Category Work(s) Result
2013 67th Mainichi Film Award Best New Actor The Kirishima Thing Won[7]
36th Japan Academy Prize Newcomers of the Year Won[8]
2014 27th Nikkan Sports Film Award Yūjirō Ishihara Newcomer Award Parasyte: Part 1 and Crows Explode Won
38th Elan d'or Awards Newcomers of the Year Himself Won
2015 88th Kinema Junpo Awards Best New Actor Won
2016 41st Hochi Film Award Best Supporting Actor Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow Nominated
2017 71st Mainichi Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
12th Osaka Cinema Festival Best Supporting Actor Won
40th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actor Nominated
26th Japanese Movie Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
2018 31st Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Actor Asako I & II and Over Drive Nominated
2019 61st Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actor Nominated
40th Yokohama Film Festival Best Actor Asako I & II Won
73rd Mainichi Film Awards Best Actor Nominated
28th Tokyo Sports Film Award Best Actor Nominated


  1. ^ 東出, 昌大. "東出昌大 個人履歴". Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  2. ^ "Nikkan Sports", Wikipedia, 2019-03-23, retrieved 2019-06-20Nikkan Sports December 1st, 2013(Page 30) "Sunday Hero · Masahiro Higashide"
  3. ^ 杏&東出昌大が元日結婚!春には挙式・披露宴 熱愛発覚から1年 [Anne and Masahiro Higashide to marry on New Year's Day! ceremony to be held in spring]. Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Japan: Sports Nippon Newspapers. 26 December 2014. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  4. ^ "杏、双子女児を出産「立派な子に育て上げたい」 東出昌大がパパに". ORICON STYLE (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "東出昌大 作品集". Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  6. ^ "Screen Daily Unveils 2016 Death Note Film's New Visual". Anime News Network. February 26, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  7. ^ "Mainichi Film Award Winners: 67th (2012)" (in Japanese). Mainichi Newspapers. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Dai 36-kai Nihon Akademī-shō yūshū sakuhin" (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize Association. Retrieved 12 September 2014.

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