In 2006 he published his first book Bellevue Ryo Kase, through MEDIA FACTORY, INC., to national attention.
In addition to Letters from Iwo Jima, he has already appeared in six films this year, including su-ki-da, Funky Forest the First Contact, Strawberry Shortcakes, Hana yori mo Naho, Honey&Clover, and The Passenger. His latest movie is Sakebi (Retribution) which had an official screening at the Venice International Film Festival.
He is scheduled for the stage production of Kanasii Yokan, written by Banana Yoshimoto and directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, and will soon take lead roles in the films I Just I Didn't Do It, written and directed by Masayuki Suo, and Invitation from Orion.
Ryo Kase Facts
|Birthday||November 9, 1974 (42)|
|Birthplace||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|