The art of sushi is known by many names, but Manami Hashimoto is one of the most popular. Born in Japan, she has been making sushi for over 40 years. Originally from Shizuoka, she has also exhibited at the Tate Modern and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her paintings are a combination of traditional and modern elements. In her work, she creates a sense of mystery and wonder.
Although her movie career has been relatively modest, the actress has been busy. Most recently, she starred in the dark realism of the idol world, such as “Dolls,” a 2002 drama that merged short stories with contemporary art. The actress has also performed in numerous TV dramas, including the critically acclaimed “Shimotsuma Monogatari,” which aired in October. Those who have watched the film have found it very powerful, and it is one of her most memorable performances.