For Mone Kamishiraishi (23), the year 2009 was a year of great progress.
In July, she launched her nationwide tour “yyattokosa” as a singer, and in November, she began playing the lead role in the TV series “Come Come Everyday,” and in December, she participated in the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen for the first time.
In December, she will perform in the NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen for the first time. “The name ‘Moe’ was chosen by her parents with the hope that she would love music. She is not only an actress, but also a singer as her name suggests. Whenever she can find the time, she listens to music of all genres and reads various books,” says a person from an entertainment production company.
In November, she was in Fukuoka and headed for Hakata-za, an event venue. It was a relatively warm day with a high of 17 degrees Celsius, but she was wearing a thick coat and a wrapped muffler to keep warm. She seemed to be in good physical condition.
An unexpected confession at the stage greeting
In July 2007, she appeared at the stage greeting for the movie “Startup Girls”, in which she played the lead role with Kona Yamazaki. She made a shocking confession to Yamazaki.
I can’t believe how precious those days were (during filming). I’ve known Kona for about nine years. I’ve known her since I was in junior high school, and she’s been a good big sister to me since then. I love her!”
My sister is a police chief for a day
Her younger sister, Moka Kamishiraishi (21), is also as active as her sister. In “Solomon’s Perjury” (WOWOW) broadcast this fall, she played the lead role for the first time in a serial drama. She is also set to play the role of the heroine’s younger sister in next year’s TV series “Chimu Danshoku”.
The sisters live together and get along very well. Moka is also making her debut as a singer. She is more outdoorsy than her sister, and her hobbies are running and walking,” said an employee of a commercial TV station.
In April this year, she became the chief of the Wangan Police Station in Tokyo for a day. In April this year, she became a police chief for a day at the Wangan Police Station in Tokyo, where she showed us her cute uniform. The Kamishiraishi sisters are very active, and it seems that they will gain even more momentum in 2010.
Photographed by： Toshikatsu Tanaka photo： Afro Kyodo News Jiji Press