Abstract:
After being crowned Miss Japan in 1992, Norika Fujiwara quickly rose to stardom as a top model and actress, representing Japan and Asia on-screen in films and TV dramas, as well as on stage. With numerous contracts with the nation’s top corporations, Norika is also known as the queen of commercials in Japan. In addition to acting, her portfolio includes voice over work, writing, producing, and MC work.

The Great Hanshin earthquake in 1995 has attacked Norika’s hometown, after so, she has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those in promoting global environmental awareness. In 2001 US 911 attack, Norika established a new fashion brand NEWYORKDAIRY for charity purpose. Such campaign has received support from Naomi Campbell and Bill Clinton. In 2004-5, she coordinated the Peace Talk Marathon photo exhibition to call for donations to support children who are affected by wars in Afghanistan.

Causes Supported:
Children & Youth, Emergency Relief, Human Rights

Source of Information:
The official website of Norika Fujiwara

Photo Credit:
whatjapanthinks.com

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