Akiko Iwase is an actress, writer and screenwriter.
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Akiko Iwase was born and raised in Tochigi, Japan.
After high school, she moved to the U.S. and graduated from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
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After graduating from college, Akiko returned to Japan and started her acting career in Tokyo. She has been acting both on stage and on film ever since.
In 2008, she started her own theater company called “Bion” in which she plays a role of an actor, a script writer, and a producer.
In 2017, she was awarded as the Best Actor and the Best Script Writer for Kamome Short Play Festival which is a national competition for short plays in Japan.
Her first appearance in an international film was “The Forest” (2016) directed by Jason Zada followed by a Netflix movie “Earthquake Bird” (2019) directed by Wash Westmoreland.
As a script writer, she has written many plays as well as TV dramas such as a popular Japanese detective series called, “Tokuso 9”.
She starred as Masako Matsumura in Minamata, a 2020 drama film directed by Andrew Levitas, based on the book of the same name by Aileen Mioko Smith and Eugene Smith.