Shin Koyamada

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Shin Koyamada (小山田 真, Koyamada Shin, born March 10, 1982) is a film actor, producer, philanthropist, entreprenuer, martial artist. Koyamada co-starred as “Nobutada” opposite Tom Cruise in the Warner Bros. action epic film The Last Samurai, with a worldwide box office of $456 million. Koyamada also starred in the Disney Channel action original movie Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, which had over 5.7 million viewers at its premiere, making Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior the fifth highest viewed DCOM. Koyamada has produced and starred in the film Good Soil and executive produced Wine Road of the Samurai. Koyamada was designed to be the main character of the American comic book The Dreamhoppers, which has been published nationwide in the United States. Koyamada owns Shinca Corporation and runs a production company Shinca Entertainment. Koyamada often volunteers various philanthropic works in The Shin Koyamada Foundation. Koyamada was appointed as the International Goodwill Ambassador of Government of Okayama Prefecture, Japan in February 2010. Koyamada moved from Japan to the United States in June 2000. Koyamada holds higher ranked Black belts in martial arts.


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