Mackenyu Arata Profile and Facts; Mackenyu Arata’s Ideal Type
Mackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑) also known as Mackenyu Maeda or Mackenyu, is a Japanese-American actor under TOP COAT (Japan) & Asian Cinema Entertainment (USA)
Stage Name: Mackenyu Arata (新田真剣佑)
Birth Name: Mackenyu Maeda (前田真剣佑)
Birthday: November 16, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Blood Type: B
Mackenyu Arata Facts:
– Birthplace: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, USA.
– He is the son of Japanese actor/director/producer and martial arts artist Sonny Chiba.
– His parents divorced in 2015.
– He has an older half-sister (through his father) actress Juri Manase and a younger brother Gordon Maeda.
– Education: Beverly Hills High School (Advanced Placement Program Attendance)
– While growing up he appeared in a few movies and television shows while devoting most of his time to his studies and graduation.
– He speaks Japanese and English.
– He began pursuing full-time acting in 2013.
– His uncle is Japanese actor Jiro Yabuki.
– He knows karate and how to play the piano. He also used to wrestle.
– He used to take horse-riding lessons and practice them occasionally ever since he was seven years old.
– On March 14, 2016, Japan’s AM interviewed and featured him on the front cover of their magazine.
– He’s good friends with EXO, especially Chanyeol.
– Again in 2016, he made his stage debut in the musical adaption of popular televison show ‘Boys Over Flowers’.
– He’s been rumored to have fathered an illegitimate daughter with an older family friend at the age of 14 after having being victimized by her despite from his claim that their involvement was consensual.
– In 2018, he became the brand ambassador for Japanese men’s grooming brand GATSBY. He took part in the commercial ‘GATSBY Cop’ together with fellow Japanese actor Yūya Yagira.
– Mackenyu Arata ideal type: “Unknown”
Mackenyu Arata Movies:
Brave: Gunjō Senki | 2021 – Aoi Nishino
Our 30 Minute Sessions | 2020 – Aki Miyata
Kaiji: The Final Game | 2020 – Hirose
Ni no Kuni | 2019 – Haru (voice)
Tokyo Ghoul S | 2019 – Sōta
12 Suicidal Teens | 2019 – Shinjirō
Code Blue The Movie | 2018 – Akio Kishida
Impossibility Defense | 2018 – Asao Momose
Over Drive | 2018 – Naozumi Hiyama
Chihayafuru Part 3 | 2018 – Arata Wataya
Pacific Rim: Uprising | 2018 – Cadet Ryoichi
Peach Girl | 2017 – Toji
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Chapter I | 2017 – Okuyasu Nijimura
Let’s Go, Jets! | 2017 – Kôsuke Yamashita
Bittersweet | 2016 – Atsushi Babazono
Night’s Tightrope | 2016 – Hikaru Makise
Chihayafuru Part 1 & 2 | 2016 – Arata Wataya
Take a Chance | 2015 – Masa
Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future | 2015 – Eiji Tomari/Kamen Rider Dark Drive
Tadaima | 2015 – George
Mackenyu Arata Television Roles:
Our Dearest Sakura | 2019 – Aoi Kijima
Two Homelands | 2019 – Yu Amaha (TV movie)
Todome no Kiss | 2018 – Takauji Namiki
Fugitive Boys | 2017 – Tetsuto Ichihashi
ZAPS, Inc. | 2017 – Frankie
When the Cherry Blossom Blooms | 2016 – Ippei Takemiya
I’ll Probably Fall In Love With You Again Tomorrow | 2016 – Shota
Graduation | 2016 – Ren Kitora
The Hatsumori Bemars | 2015 – Sasaki (episode 6)
Kamen Ride Drive: Movie Roadshow Commemoration! | 2015 – Eiji Tomari
Yume wo ataeru | 2015 – Masaaki
The Kindergarten Detective | 2015 – Hitoshi Kamose
Fall Special | 2014 – N/A
Buzz (So-On: The Five Oyaji) | 2014 – N/A
Oyaji | 2007 – Numata
Team Astro | 2005 – Shin
Mackenyu Arata Awards:
2015 Asians On Film Festival | Best Supporting Actor (“Tadaima”)
2017 40th Japan Academy Prize | Newcomer of the Year (“Chihayafuru”)
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