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Kanata Hongo as Hiei for live action Yu Yu Hakusho from Netflix

Here’s a look at Kanata Hongo as Hiei for the live action Yu Yu Hakusho from Netflix.


Check out the full poster for Kanata Hongo as Hiei below…

Who is Kanata Hongo?

Kanata Hongō (本郷 奏多, Hongō Kanata, born November 15, 1990) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and model. He is part of Stardust Promotion and has appeared several times in music videos, movies, TV series, and magazines. His major breakthrough role was as Ryoma Echizen in the live-action film adaptation of The Prince of Tennis and became even more widely known when he was cast as Shin in Nana 2. In television, his most notable role was as Hinata in Himitsu no Hanazono and he starred in Seigi no Mikata. For the live-action feature film adaptation of Attack on Titan, he portrayed Armin Arlert. He has also been involved in anime voice acting as the lead character Ryōta Sakamoto in Btooom!.

Hongo is also expected to appear in the upcoming Full Metal Alchemist movie, Fullmetal Alchemist: Final Chapter, where he will play the role of Envy.

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