Japanese actors are gaining recognition all over the world. And Hiro Mizushima is one of the most famous Japanese actors of all time. The real name of the actor is Tomohiro Saitō. Also, as we came across his name, we found out that he has done much amazing work in his career. So, here we are with Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima that you can watch. The first-ever drama he did was in 2006. The name of the drama is ‘Gokusen’. It is a Japanese manga series, and it tells the story of Kumiko Yamaguchi. This character is very interesting because she is the granddaughter of a crime mafia. As weird as her family tree might be, she is a teacher at an all-male school.
Further, Hiro Mizushima has been part of many acclaimed dramas and films. And his most recognized work was in the 2014 released film ‘Black Butler’. After this, the Japanese actor had only one job that was in the series ‘Girls’ season 5 in 2016. Other than being an actor Hiro Mizushima has the talent of writing as well. He has written the book Kagerou in 2010. Moreover, he is also a screenwriter and producer. In this article, we will cover the top 10 dramas and movies that you would love to watch of Hiro Mizushima. So, make sure you read the full article and prepare your watchlist for the week. Now, let’s start with the top 10 list.
‘Black Butler is a Japanese film directed by Kentarō Ōtani and Keiichi Satō. Just like many Japanese dramas, ‘Black Butler’ is also based on its manga. The drama came out in 2014 and was filmed in quasi-Victorian history. But the twist is that it was in a parallel world. The story is about a girl named Genpou Shiori who is trapped in a world that has West and East culture mixed, and there is a lot of confusion and chaos. And as we move forward, we find out that she belongs to Phantomhive’s noble family. But in her family, only males are allowed to be the head, so she disguises as a male named Kiyoharu. This is a film of 1 hr 59 minutes and is a good watch for anyone who wants to start watching Japanese dramas.
Mizushima has been in a supporting role in ‘Tokyo Blood Type House’. And the story is about three people who live in a shared house. The Japanese drama has 10 episodes and was released on 7th December 2018. Anyone who wants to have a good laugh and a happy experience can put this drama on the top of their watch list. It is a story of friendship with a lot of comedy. And the good news is both South Korean and international fans can watch the drama on Amazon Prime. This is one of the Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima that you can watch.
The ‘Beck’ is a Japanese film that gained popularity among teens in 2010. The main leads in the movie were Mizushima Hiro, Satoh Takeru, Kutsuna Shiori, and there are three more. The director Tsutsumi Yukihiko made the film keeping the interests of a music fan teenager in mind. It could also be compared to the Hollywood movie ‘High School Musical’.
The plot of the story is Ryusuke Minami is a very talented guitarist who recognized the talent of Koyuki. And both of them together form a 5 piece band named ‘Beck’. The story is filled with drama and music. And it is also a good watch for people looking for friendship-oriented films. The story also covers Maho and Koyuki’s romantic relationship.
Another one of the Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima is ‘Drop’. This film was produced in the year 2009 and was specifically targeted at teenage youth. The story’s main lead is Shinanogawa Hiroshi. He is an 80s kid who is inspired by Be-Bop High School manga. Because of this, he decides to drop out of a private school and take admission into a public school. Later, as he died, his hair red, he attracted the attention of Iguchi Tatsuya, who is the leader of the school gang. And both of them get into a fight, but later Shinanogawa decides to join the gang, and the story of their friendship starts. Also, the drama is available on the most famous platform Netflix to watch.
‘Zettai Kareshi Special’ is a Japanese film that was released in 2009. The story is about Soshi & Riiko. After living in pairs for 3 years, they return to Japan. When they are trying to live their life normally, there’s one hindrance. Tenjo Night is always standing in between them and creating hoops that they need to jump. The genre of the film is a romantic comedy and is a light-hearted film that you can consider watching anytime. Also, the story of ‘Zettai Kareshi Special’ is written by Nezu Rika.
The ‘Hanazakari no Kimitachi e’ is Japanese series and is also known by the name ‘Ikemen Paradise’ and ‘Hana Kimi’. Also, the drama is based on the manga ‘Hana-Kimi’. Moreover, there have been many remakes of the drama. In the Taiwanese edition, it was named ‘ Hanazakarino Kimitachihe’. Furthermore, a remake of the drama was made in 2011 in Japanese named ‘Hanazakari no Kimitachi e ‘. The drama got so popular that other than Japanese and Taiwanese, the remake was again made in Korean with the name ‘ To the Beautiful You. The comic that the drama is based on is written by Hisaya Nakajo.
‘GS Wonderland’ is a music-inspired film and is about the Group Sound Band of 1960. The plot of the story is very interesting, and this made us include it in the Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima list. In ‘GS Wonderland’, there are three men who wish to form their own band ‘The Diamonds’. When they are signed by a recording company, unexpected things start to happen. Moreover, things get complicated when their manager brings a new keyboard player to the band. But everyone is very suspicious as the new member looks a lot like a girl.
Starring- Shinji Takeda, Sousuke Takaoka, Yoichi Nukumizu, Mana Mikura
Director- Ryuichi Honda
Released date- 15th November 2008
Where to watch- Rakuten Viki
No. of episodes- NA
The ‘Lovely Complex’ has a unique storyline based on people’s appearance. This is unique because we have always seen people talking about one beautiful person falling in love with an ugly person because love doesn’t differentiate. But in ‘Lovely Complex’ the story is about Risa and Otani who get rejected by their partners because of their heights. Will they be a perfect match for each other? A tall girl and a short guy. Will love make this difference insignificant?
Among all the Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima, ‘Mr. Brain’ was critically acclaimed. It is a beautifully executed drama with a great storyline. When the drama was released, it was broadcast by the TBS channel. So, people living in Japan got a chance to see the drama from the comfort of their homes. Now, like many Asian dramas ‘Mr. Brain’ has also been added to streaming sites so international fans can watch it.
The story is about Ryusuke Tsukumo, who is a brilliant neuroscientist. He works for the National Research Institute of Police Science. But he is considered quirky by his colleagues. Also, his work is unbeaten, and he solves many high-profile criminal cases going head to head with the most twisted criminal minds. But just like any other genius, Ryusuke Tsukumo has poor social skills, and this behavior of his complicates matters many times.
‘Hatsukare’ drama was released in the year 2006. And the drama had a total of 8 episodes. On the list of Top Dramas and Movies of Hiro Mizushima, you will find this drama the funniest. The story is about a girl whose name is Chihiro. She has no experience with boys because she has always been to an all-girls school. But in an unexpected turn of events, one day, a guy who she saw on a train asks her to go out with her. And Chihiro has to figure out her way through this journey. The story is about the joys and struggles of first love.