The 28th Japan Academy Award ceremony was held at the Shin Takanawa Hotel in Tokyo on Friday. Suzuki Kyoka (37) won her first Best Actress award, after being recognized three times as best supporting actress, for playing an abused wife in “Blood and Bones” opposite Kitano Takeshi (57). The film was also a winner for director, Sai Yoichi (55). The Best Actor award went to Terao Akira (58) for “Han-ochi,” which also took Best Film.
• Fujimura Saori (31) is the third Fuji TV announcer to get married or announce an engagement in the last few weeks. She announced on Saturday that she married a 39-year old lawyer and CPA at the beginning of February, after a one-year relationship. She follows in the footsteps of fellow Fuji ana’s Umezu Yaeko (27) and Otsubo Chinatsu (38).