Oguri Shun


  • Name: 小栗旬 (おぐり しゅん)
  • Name (romaji): Oguri Shun
  • Nicknames: Ogushun, Guri, Ogurin
  • Profession: Actor, director and seiyu
  • Birthdate: 1982-Dec-26
  • Birthplace: Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 74kg
  • Star sign: Capricorn
  • Blood type: O
  • Family: Wife/actress & model Yamada Yu, Father/stage director Oguri Tetsuya, Older brother/former stage actor Oguri Ryo and older sister
  • Talent agency: Tristone

About Shun

Shun debuted on the small screen when he was 13...he started gaining some attention with his role of 'Uchiyama Haruhiko' aka "Uchi" in the hit drama Gokusen back in 2002, but it wasn't until 2005 that he had his breakthrough role as 'Hanazawa Rui' in the hugely popular drama Hana Yori Dango and he rose to prominence...he gained even more attention with his role as 'Sano Izumi' in Hanazakari no Kimitachi e in 2007. He also had his first major leading role as the smart young detective 'Kudo Shinichi' in the Detective Conan live actions...although his actual debut leading role was in Hitsuji no Uta back in 2002.
Apart from being an talented actor, he is also a seiyu (basic japanese term for 'voice actor') and has provided voice overs for animations. He has also starred in several stage plays with the help of his theatrical roots. He is also a dj.
Shun has also become a fully fledged director...he made his first directorial debut directing a commercial in 2009, however, his first major directorial project is directing his first movie titledSurely Someday, which was released in July 17th 2010 nationwide in Japan.
He has been dating actress & model Yamada Yu for the past 4 years and the couple recently officially registered their marriage on March 14 2012. Apparently, this is also the same date the couple began dating 4 years ago.

TV Shows




  • 74th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Actor for Rich Man, Poor Woman
  • 16th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Jul-Sept 2012): Best Actor for Rich Man, Poor Woman
  • MTV Student Voice Awards: Best Actor (2008)
  • 17th Japan Movie Critics Awards: Best Actor for 'Crows ZERO' (2008)
  • 45th Golden Arrow Awards: Broadcast (Drama) Prize (2008)
  • DVD Data Awards: Best Talento (2008)
  • Japan Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award (2008)
  • 16th Hashida Rookie of the Year Award for 'Hana Yori Dango 2' (2008)
  • Elan d'or Awards: Newcomer Award (2008)
  • 2007 Annual Drama Grand Prix Awards: Best supporting actor for 'Hana Yori Dango 2' (2007)
  • MTV Student Voice Awards: Best Actor (2007)
  • TVnavi Magazine 2007 Drama Awards: Best supporting actor for 'Hanazakari no Kimitachi e' (2007)


  • Hobbies: Computer, cars, and surfing
  • From 2007, he hosted his own radio program on All Night Nippon. His listeners gave him the nickname "Shunkerbelle". The radio show has since ended in late March of 2009.
  • Despite his talent in acting, Oguri Shun prefers supporting roles in movies & TV dramas, but he loves to act as the lead character in stage plays.
  • He has a condition called 'Pectus Excavatum', which is a disorder that affects the growth of several ribs, they grow abnormally, making the chest appear "caved-in" or deformed. Up to 45% of cases, this disorder is reported to be genetic.

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