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An Interview With the Popular Japanese Actress, Ryoko Yonekura!

This video, released by "FCI NY," is called "artist pop : 米倉涼子." It's a special interview video with popular Japanese actress Ryoko Yonekura.

Ryoko Yonekura is the leading actress in numerous TV dramas and reigns as the "Ratings Queen."
Here, we'll introduce who she is!

Who Is Ryoko Yonekura?

Ryoko Yonekura, was born in August, and was named with the idea of "her name alone is cool."
She has a slender build and is 168 cm tall. She is 44 years old as of April 2020.
She used to have long hair, but now prefers the mature atmosphere of a shorter style.

Ryoko Yonekura won the Judge's Special Prize at the 6th All Japan Bishojo Contest in 1992, and debuted as a model the following year.
After working as a top model in famous magazines such as CanCam, she announced she would pursue a career in acting in 1999 and has since devoted herself to the industry.

Ryoko Yonekura's Masterpiece

Actress Ryoko Yonekura's best known work is "Doctor X," where she plays a freelance surgeon that doesn't fail. She is also known for her leading roles in "The Black Leather Notebook," "Kemonomichi," and "Warui Yatsura."
In the drama series, she attracted attention not only for her excellent acting skills, but also for her sensible clothing.

In recent years, she has gained a large international fan base for her role as Roxie Hart, the lead actress in the New York City Broadway musical CHICAGO, as shown at the beginning of the video and at 1:40.
This is the first time in 54 years that a Japanese person has played the lead role on Broadway.
She was selected by Musical magazine as No. 7 on its list of top ten musical performers in 2008, the first Japanese person to make the list.

An Interview With Ryoko Yonekura

You can see the interview with Ryoko Yonekura from 0:10 in the video.
At 0:50, you can see her walking through the streets of New York City, and at 1:35, you can see her acting in the musical "CHICAGO."

At 1:52, she talks about the charm of "CHICAGO" and how the story is easy to understand and the combination of songs and story is simple, but makes for an awesome performance.
She is at the forefront of the Japanese theater scene and has been awarded by the fashion world as one of the brightest and most powerful women today.
Her coolness has become something many women aspire to, but Ryoko Yonekura talks about her own strength, which she says is easy to think of as scary, but she's scared herself so she just has to"go for it"! She talks about this in the interview at 4:18.

In the interview she's asked a variety of questions, such as"What have you achieved so far?," "Do you ever fail?," and "What is it you like about acting?"

Is Ryoko Yonekura Married? Is It True She's Leaving Her Agency?

Ryoko Yonekura married in 2014, but two years later, she divorced, with the cause allegedly stemming from the husband.

She has been with Oscar Promotions for many years, but was announced to leave in March 2020.
There are rumors of her retirement and remarriage to her current boyfriend, but nothing is known for certain at this time.

Summary of Actress Ryoko Yonekura

The video shows an interview with actress Ryoko Yonekura and gives a glimpse of what she's like off stage.
If you're interested in learning more about Ryoko Yonekura, be sure to follow her on Instagram or check out the video if you still haven't yet!

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Last Updated : Sep. 15, 2020
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