Friday, July 31, 2009

Sexy Japanese Model Norika Fujiwara

Norika Fujiwara (藤原 紀香, Fujiwara Norika?, born on June 28, 1971 in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture) is a Japanese beauty queen, model and actress. She became Miss Japan in 1992 and was an exclusive model for CanCam magazine. She has appeared in various commercials and TV series and a number of films in Japan.

* After several years of model work, she has since worked internationally as a journalist and spokesperson, including acting as an ambassador of Japanese - Korean friendship during the 2002 FIFA World Cup, reporting from the 2004 Olympics in Greece, and going to Afghanistan and holding a photo exhibition there.
* She was the formerly a guest announcer and interviewer for K-1 on their major shows until 2006 when she was replaced by Waka Inoue. She was also rumored to have been romantically involved with late K-1 legend Andy Hug for a time [1].
* She has also worked in video games, her latest work as the main character Alicia in Project Minerva (PS2) (2002), a squad-based, real-time semi-RPG versus rogue robots game, released in an updated English form with more missions as Project Minerva Professional by Midas Interactive of the UK.
* She also voiced Princess Fiona in the Japanese-dubbed version of the Shrek films.
* She spent one month in a homestay program with a family in the United States and continues to study English. She reportedly hopes to someday act in an English-language movie produced in the West such as in the United States or Great Britain. She has already tried her hand in English language acting in the movie China Strike Force (aka Spy_N in Japan, with the "N" standing for "Norika") co-starring Aaron Kwok, Mark Dacascos and Coolio.
* She married Osaka-based comedian Tomonori Jinnai on February 17, 2007 at Ikuta Shrine in Kobe city in Hyōgo Prefecture, but rumours of their impending divorce emerged on March 19, 2009. [1] As of March 23, 2009, she is divorced.
* Rumours stating that she is considering entering politics in Japan.[citation needed]