Kanna Hashimoto Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kanna Hashimoto Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kanna Hashimoto (, Hashimoto Kanna, born February 3, 1999) is a former singer and actor from Japan. She was a member of the Fukuoka-based idol girl group Rev. from DVL from 2011 to 2017. In 2013, a fan-taken photo of her performing with the group went viral on Twitter and 2channel, bringing her to national recognition.

Hashimoto made her acting debut in I Wish (2011). Hashimoto has also appeared in Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation (2016), for which she also released her debut single. She has also appeared in the films Haruta & Chika (2017), Gintama, and The Misadventures of Saiki K. Kaguya-sama: Love is War (2019), Kingdom (2019), Kiss Me at Midnight (2019), and Violence Action (2022).


2007-2012: Beginnings of a career

When Hashimoto was in third grade, she joined with the Fukuoka-based agency Active Hakata. She began her career in local commercials before joining DVL, her agency's co-ed dance and vocal unit, in 2009; she later joined DVL's all-female successor group Rev. from DVL. She made her stage debut after being cast in Hirokazu Kore-eda's film I Wish. Following that, she appeared in performances by her agency's children's theatre group and plays by a local TV station. In her elementary school yearbook, she stated that her future ambition was to be a "actress."

From 2013 to 2015, she was involved in viral photography, hosting, and acting.

Photo that has gone viral

In 2013, Hashimoto went viral on 2channel and Twitter after a photo of her taken at Rev. from DVL's live performances from November 3 to November 4 went viral. She has been dubbed "beyond cute local idol," "beyond angelic idol," and "a talent appearing once in a millennium," according to a post on "NAVER Summary" titled "Once in a millennium talent: A local idol in Hakata is making a big fuss on the internet when she is too cute (Image of Kanna Hashimoto)." By November 7, the post had received over 550,000 views, and the server for her agency's main website was temporarily offline due to high traffic. "Tsubuyaki Big Data," a segment on NHK's late-night news programme "NEWS WEB" that introduces trends on Twitter and Google Trends, demonstrated that the number of Google searches had increased significantly and had spread to Chinese users. Good! also mentioned the photo. Mezamashi TV (Fuji TV) and Morning (Asahi TV). According to her agency, there was a torrent of proposals from TV commercial appearances and interviews in reaction to her viral photo.

Furthermore, KADOKAWA representative director Shinichiro Inoue, who saw the photo, "fell in love at first sight" and sent an email to his company saying "I want to make a movie with her"; the following weekend, he went to a live performance held at a train station in Fukuoka and, struck by the excitement of the stage, said "I definitely want you to star in my next movie," thus casting her in Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation;

"I don't know even one millimetre of goodness" of the shot that spurred her epiphany, Hashimoto added. "There was frustration," she recalled, "and maybe I was showing it on my face."

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation, hosting, and acting

She was chosen as a regular on the variety show Minna no Seishun Nozokimi TV TEEN in April 2014!TEEN!, co-hosting the show with Naoki Matayoshi and Yuju Ayabe of the comic duo Peace. "I'm excited for the start of my first regular programme; I'm nervous because it's my first time as a host, but I'll do my best, so please watch it!" said Hashimoto, who recently graduated from high school. She was also appointed as the MC of Daiichi Kosho's online karaoke "DAM Channel," where she welcomed numerous musicians as guests and served as the 11th and youngest MC in the program's history. She made her first cover appearance in the May issue of the fashion magazine Popteen, which was issued in April, and she also appeared on the cover for five pages. She also appeared on the cover and front cover of Weekly Young Magazine, which was issued at the same time as her debut gravure action. In July, she had her first appearance in a nationally broadcast serial drama, Water Polo Yankees, on Fuji TV. "Having an overwhelming presence and a sense of transparency, I am confident that she will move the characters and the story," producer Ryota Fujino stated of her co-star Yuto Nakajima in Episode 6. "Yesterday and this morning, my hands were sweaty, and I was really nervous," Hashimoto added, when asked if there was a role she would like to try in the future, she said, "I haven't done anything yet, so really anything can 'come on'!" She was featured on TBS's live broadcast special programme "Too angelic MC in a town that is too exquisite! Full summer in Sacas SP" in August. Nikkei Trendy named her the "2014 Hit Person" in November, together with actor Tsuyoshi Muro, who served as the commentator for the "Best 30 Hit Products of 2014" and the facilitator during the presentation.

She made her live-action debut in the March 2015 episode of Assassination Classroom as Ritsu, an autonomous thinking fixed gun battery. "To play the peculiar character of Ritsu who also has outstanding cuteness, it had to be someone who has a miraculous presence that combines perfection and cuteness," said Juichi Uehara, a Fuji TV producer. She hosted the variety shows "Rev. from DVL's Afterschool" and "Magic that changes the world! Algorithm Institute." She demonstrated her "bakakakkoii" style in a commercial for cup noodles, which has become a big subject among high school students. Hashimoto, a "bright and lively angel," played a "sexy and glossy devil" in Mentholatum's commercial, which rapidly became a big subject on the internet.

At a press conference held at Shinagawa Prince Hotel in June to announce the production of the movie Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation, a "spiritual sequel" to Sailor Suit and Machine Gun, it was announced that she would play the main character, the fourth head of the Medaka group, a high-schooler who was a former teenage delinquent and becomes the boss of a yakuza, Izumi Hoshi. "This is a work performed by famous actress seniors," Hashimoto said, "so I want to act like Kanna Hashimoto, not like someone, but like Kanna Hashimoto." "I would like to seal the film and face the filming with courage and a positive heart," she added. When asked about her future plans, she stated, "I want to become an actress who can play a wide range of roles without being bound by one image." The trailer, which debuted in December, revealed that she would make her solo debut with the theme song "Sailor Suit and Machine Gun," a cover of the original by Hiroko Yakushimaru and Masami Nagasawa. For one week beginning February 3, 2016, the music video for the theme song was distributed exclusively on U-NEXT. It would be publicly available on the "Rev. from DVL Official Channel" on the 11th of the following week. On the 8th, there was also a public recording on NHK General MUSIC JAPAN. "I am very nervous to sing to everyone on such a big stage for MJ [MUSIC JAPAN], which everyone dreams of appearing on," Hashimoto, who would be performing solo, said. "But I'm not alone, I have everyone involved in Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation." On the 20th, she performed in the theme song on Fuji TV's Music Fair. The song debuted at number one on the Oricon Daily Chart. It also charted for 7 weeks at number 11 on the Oricon charts. "Thanks to everyone involved in this movie, I've come to love movies and my job as an actress. I feel like I've taken my first step as an actress this time. Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation Izumi Hoshi will be graduating today, but I will take everything I learned from this work as an important lesson. I will also start walking towards new works and roles," Hashimoto said on the first day of the film's release on March 5, sending a message of gratitude and de A web survey held by My Navi Student in 2015 named her the Cutest Idol from both the men's and women's selections lists.

2016-2017: Acting, Rev. from DVL graduating

On March 17, 2016, it was reported that she would co-star in Haruchika with Katsutoshi Sato. "I entered high school again and caused a stir (laugh) I graduated and entered the school at a dizzying pace, but this time I will play a life-sized high school student. Please look forward to Chika, who will play a more natural Kanna Hashimoto!" said Hashimoto, who will play the second main character. She appeared as a programme moderator alongside TOKIO's Shigeru Joshima and Bakarhythm at Hanamichi of Test: New Benzemi in April. She created a one-of-a-kind movie of various study methods, served as a moderator from the standpoint of a current high school student, and Hashimoto herself took part in the video production. It was announced in August that she would play the teenage alien girl Kagura in the Gintama live-action feature. In explaining Gintama's worldview, Hashimoto stated, "I'm going to shoot as a strong, lovely, self-paced Kagura. Please look forward to it!" She also made headlines for dyeing her natural hair orange. The casting of the heroine Kagura was a bit of a pain for producer Shinzo Matsuhashi: "Director Fukuda and Mr. Oguri told me that Kanna Hashimoto would be the only one, and I thought, 'I see,' and that's how it was decided." The live-action adaptation of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K began filming in October. It was revealed that she would be playing Kokomi Teruhashi. On the opening night of the 2015 FNS Music Festival, she costarred in the movie theme song "Sailor Suit and Machine Gun" with Hiroko Yakushimaru.

She won the Japan Academy New Actor Award for Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation on March 3, 2017. She thanked the film's crew and stated, "With this award as encouragement, I will continue to devote myself to the world of film and the path of acting with humility and sincerity."

In the live-action film The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, she played Kokomi Teruhashi. film. In the live-action film adaptation of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, she played the title character, Kaguya Shinomiya. Haruchika was launched on March 9. She made the decision to focus completely on her acting profession that spring, saying, "I hope to become someone who can give courage to others; I want to do each thing carefully and connect it to the next," and setting goals for the future. She graduated from high school the same month. TEEN! On the 23rd of that month!TEEN!, where she had been a frequent MC for three years, has ceased broadcasting. On the 27th, she also graduated from Hanamichi of Test: New Benzemi with Bakarhythm. She graduated from Rev. from DVL on the 31st, with her last live performance in Fukuoka.


Hashimoto declared in April 2017 at a Tokyo event that she was preparing to relocate to Tokyo in order to pursue full-time acting. In May, she appeared as a guest on episode 3 of Fuji TV's "Month 9" Kizoku Kantei. On Fuji TV's "Day 9" Metropolitan Police Department Ikimono Section, it was reported in June that she will play Usuki Keiko, a new police officer who is an animal enthusiast and Sudo's (Atsuro Watanebe) partner. Hashimoto, who will play the heroine for the first time in a serial drama, stated, "I will try to be able to speedily and comically interact with Mr. Watanabe, and I hope to create a good combination between Sudo and Keiko, just like in the original work." Satoko Kashikawa, the production producer, stated that the reason for Hashimoto's casting was that "Keiko Usuki, who plays the partner, is quite a unique character for  She tweeted from the Tokyo Metropolitan election PR event on the 24th that she lives in Tokyo and voted in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election. Gintama, a film, was released in July. Looking back on the experience, Hashimoto feels that portraying Kagura allowed her to mature. Costars Oguri and Suda commended her sincerity in acting with her physique and her heroine charm. The Metropolitan Police Department's Ikimono Section ramped up in September. From start to finish, she praised the team and chairman Atsuro Watabe for their support as the serial drama's first heroine and mood maker. She served as the top batter of the opening ceremony of the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival held at Roppongi Hills Arena in Tokyo in October as an ambassador to promote the charm of films to the younger generation. In December, she served as the one-day chief of the Prefectural Police Central Police Station in her homeland of Fukuoka Prefecture, publicising additional measures for the year-end and New Year vacations.

Acting, world record since 2018

In January 2018 she appeared as the Fukuoka Central Police Station Chief Special Alert for One Day on "Tuesday 9" FINAL CUT. She also participated in the popular corner of the variety show Guru Guru Ninety-Nine and was confirmed to be a new member of "I Will Become a Gourmet Chicken Race Gochi! 19”. In April, it was officially announced that the sequel to Gintama, which was the number one box-office hit of the previous year's live-action Japanese film, would be continued with Gintama 2: The Law is Surely There to be Broken. It was also announced that she would appear as the heroine Kyoko Hayakawa, a former Yankee gang leader, in the October NTV Sunday drama Kyo Kara Ore wa!!. This is the fourth time that she has appeared in director Yuichi Fukuda's work. On November 3, at the Rikkyo University school festival, she was scheduled to make an appearance, but due to it being flooded with spectators and safety of the outdoor special stage not being assured, police guidance was given and her appearance was cancelled. On December 20, she graduated from the corner of Guru Guru Ninety-Nine, only appearing as a regular for one year. On December 23, she was revealed to be part of the cast of Twelve Children Who Want to Die which was released on January 25 of the following year by Warner Bros.

On July 15, 2019, she launched her official fan club "Hashimoto Junj Naika o Hossoku," and the following month, she held her first fan meetings in Osaka and Tokyo. Kaguya-sama: Love is War, which was released nationwide on September 6, became the number one weekend audience mobilisation for the first time. On September 10, it was announced that she would be signing exclusively with Discovery Next.

On January 17, 2020, it was announced that she had won the 2020 Elan d'or Award for Newcomer of the Year, which is given to the most promising new actor who has been most active throughout the year. The award ceremony was held on February 6, 2020, at the Keo Plaza Hotel in Tokyo, and director Hiroazu Kore-eda of the film I Wish, her screen debut, was the presenter and congratulated her.

On January 15, 2021, Video Research announced the "TV CM Bulletin", which summarizes the TV commercial trends of 5 commercial stations aired in the Kanto area. In the same year, it was reported that she had appeared most in the commercial broadcasts on the first three days of the new year. On February 18, according to video research, in 2020 (January 1-December 31), in the Kanto area on-air CM, she was ranked first in terms of the number of companies appointed and second in terms of number of advertisements after Ryoko Yonekura. On February 26, it was announced that Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki's animated film Spirited Away would be staged by John Caird in February 2022 as a work commemorating the 90th anniversary of Toho's founding, with Mone Kamishiraishi playing the role of the main character, Chihiro. It was reported that she would play with a double cast. On the variety program 130 million people's SHOW Channel broadcast on June 12, she challenged "the largest number of facial tissues pulled out of the box in one minute", achieving the record of 157 and exceeding the previous record of 140, becoming the Guinness World Record holder. However, the record was later broken. On August 20, the movie Kaguya-sama Final: Love is War starring Hashimoto with Sho Hirano was released.

Private life

Hashimoto was born on February 3, 1999, in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, to her mother, father, an elder brother seven years her senior, and her twin brother; her aunt is organist Ryko Morooka.



YearTitlePeak chart positionAlbum
Oricon ChartBillboard Japan
2016"Sailor Fuku to Kikanjū"
(theme song for 
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation)


  • "Little Star ~KANNA15~" (February 3, 2016)



2011I WishKanna Hayami
2015Assassination ClassroomRitsu / Autonomous Intelligence Fixed Artillery
2016Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: GraduationIzumi HoshiLead role
Assassination Classroom: GraduationRitsu
2017Haruta & ChikaChika HomuraLead role
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.Kokomi Teruhashi
2018Gintama 2: Rules Are Made To Be BrokenKagura
201912 Suicidal TeensRyoko
Kaguya-sama: Love Is WarKaguya ShinomiyaLead role
KingdomHe Liao Diao
Signal 100Rena KashimuraLead role
Come Kiss Me at 0:00 AMHinana HanazawaLead role
2020From Today, It's My Turn the Movie!Kyōko Hayakawa
Yowamushi Pedal: Up the RoadMiki Kanzaki
Our StoryShīna KoyurugiLead role
The Untold Tale of the Three KingdomsLady Huang
2021Kaguya-sama Final: Love Is WarKaguya ShinomiyaLead role
Daughter of Lupin the MovieMikumo Hōjō
2022Kingdom 2: Far and AwayHe Liao Diao
Violence ActionKei KikunoLead role
Re/MemberAsuka MorisakiLead role
Black Night ParadeShino Hōjō
2023YudōIzumi Akiyama
Haru ni ChiruKanako Hirooka
Kingdom 3He Liao Diao
Nemesis: The MovieTomomi Yotsuba
The Forbidden PlayHiroko KurasawaLead role


2012Sumiyoshi ya Monogatari: Wakuwaku ga, Ka ni YattekuruSora SumiyoshiRKB
2014Water Polo YankeesHerselfFuji TV
2017The Noble DetectiveHaruka TarumiFuji TVEpisode 3
MPD Animal UnitKeiko UsukiFuji TVLead role
2018Final CutWakaba OkawaraFuji TV, KTV
Gintama 2: Yomino Kimyo na Gintama-chanKaguradTVWeb drama
From Today, It's My Turn!!Kyōko HayakawaNTV
2019One Page LoveAkari MinaseAbema TVLead role, web drama
2020Daughter of Lupin 2Mikumo HōjōFuji TV
2021InfluenceYuri TotsukaWowowLead role, miniseries
NemesisTomomi YotsubaNTV
2023The Third Finger Offered to a KingAyaka HanedaTBSLead role

Other television

2014Minna no Seishun Nozoki mi TV Teen! Teen!RKBAs a panelist
2015Sekai o Kaeru Mahō! Algorithmi-ko KenkyūshoETVHost, educational program
2018Guru Guru Ninety NineNTVRegular member of "Gochi ni Narimasu 19"
202273rd NHK Kōhaku Uta GassenNHKHost


2022Spirited AwayChihiro Ogino / SenDouble starring with Mone Kamishiraishi


  • Jibannet Holdings - Jiban Second Opinion (2013)
  • SoftBank Mobile - White Family (2014)
  • TV Tokyo - 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships (2014)
  • Cyber Agent - Ameba Girl Friend Beta (2014-)
  • Megmilk Snow Brand Company, Limited - Neosoft "Koku Aru Butter Fūmi" (2014-)
  • Bandai - Aikatsu! (2014-)
  • Nissin Foods - Cup noodle (2015)
  • Rohto Pharmaceutical Co. - Lip Baby Crayon/Lip Baby Fruits (2015)
  • Recruit - Townwork (2016)



  • Hashimoto Kanna Book (December 18, 2013, Kaiohsha) ISBN 9784796460897
  • Little Star: Kanna 15 (November 14, 2014, Wani BooksISBN 9784847046926
  • Yume no Tochū: Hashimoto Kanna in the movie “Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation” (March 5, 2016, KadokawaISBN 9784041040157
  • Naturel (February 3, 2019, KodanshaISBN 9784065150351

Awards and accolades

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2014Ameba Next Break Blogger 2014Idol CategoryKanna HashimotoWon
Nikkei Trendy Works Top 30Person of The Year 2014Kanna HashimotoWon
21st Best Smile of the YearKanna HashimotoWon
Yahoo! Search Awards 2014Idol CategoryKanna HashimotoWon
26th Japan Jewelry Best Dresser AwardsTeens CategoryKanna HashimotoWon
20151st Christmas Jewelry Princess AwardsSpecial AwardKanna HashimotoWon
Nail Queen Awards 2015Artist CategoryKanna HashimotoWon
201740th Japan Academy Film PrizeNewcomer AwardSailor Suit and Machine Gun: GraduationWon
30th Nikkan Sports Film AwardBest NewcomerGintamaNominated
20197th Japan Action AwardBest Action Actress Award (Excellence Award)From Today, It's My Turn!!Gintama 2: Rules Are Made To Be BrokenWon
4th Beauty Week HAIR OF THE YEARHair of the Year 4th Grand Prix & Beauty Week AwardKanna HashimotoWon
202044th Elan d'or AwardsNewcomer of the YearKanna HashimotoWon
202125th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix Spring DramaBest Supporting ActressNemesisWon
2022LINE News Awards 2022Actor CategoryKanna HashimotoWon

Kanna Hashimoto – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Body Measurements32-24-33 Inches
Height5 feet 0 inches (1.52 m)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Waist24 Inches
Hair ColorBrown Dark
Eye ColorBrown Dark
Shoe Size6 (US)
Age24 years old (in 2023)
Date of BirthFebruary 3, 1999
Full NameKanna Hashimoto
BirthplaceFukuoka, Japan
Zodiac SignAquarius

Kanna Hashimoto Education

Qualification: High School Graduate

Kanna Hashimoto Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: I Wish (film)

Net Worth: $6 Million Approx

Kanna Hashimoto Favorites

Hobbies: Dancing , Photoshoot, Painting

Favorite Destination: Japan

Favorite Food: Rice

Favorite Color: Black

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