April 15, 2012

HoriPro Japan announces 37th Annual Talent Scout Caravan

Japanese talent agency discoveries include Haruka Ayase, May’n, Satomi Ishihara. March 21, 2012 – Japanese talent agency HoriPro announced the start of its 37th HoriPro Talent Scout Caravan talent auditions today in Japan. This year’s goal is to find a “Super-Idol” – a girl who can dance, sing, and act. The annual competition is held in cities across Japan, spawning the title “Caravan”. Horipro’s managers and coaches work... Read More

January 1, 2011

Haruka Ayase

Haruka Ayase (born March 24, 1985), is a Japanese actress, gravure idol, singer, and model. She has gained attention for her role in the 2004 dorama Sekai no Chuushin de, Ai wo Sakebu. Career In 2000, she successfully passed the 25th Horipro Talent Scout Caravan audition. She first achieved widespread recognition for her starring roles in the short film Justice; in 2004 she rose to stardom as Aki in the TV series Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World. On March 24, 2006... Read More