Kotaro Daigo

Kotaro Daigo (醍醐 虎汰朗, Daigo Kotarō, September 1, 2000) is a Japanese actor from Tokyo. He is affiliated with A-Light. In the audition for the feature-length animated movie Weathering with You, directed by Makoto Shinkai and released in 2019, he was selected as the main character, Hodaka Morishima, from among 2000 people. In 2020, he won the New Actor Award at the 14th Voice Actor Awards.

Weathering with You (2019)

The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if taking its cue from his life. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Nana Mori  •  Shun Oguri  •  Tsubasa Honda

The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if taking its cue from his life. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Nana Mori  •  Shun Oguri  •  Tsubasa Honda

The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)

In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in Shanghai. During the operation Hae-chul is reunited with Jang-ha, a young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shin-yeon Won
CAST:  Yoo Hae-jin  •  Ryu Jun-yeol  •  Jo Woo-jin  •  Kazuki Kitamura

In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in Shanghai. During the operation Hae-chul is reunited with Jang-ha, a young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shin-yeon Won
CAST:  Yoo Hae-jin  •  Ryu Jun-yeol  •  Jo Woo-jin  •  Kazuki Kitamura

#HandballStrive (2020)

The school’s handball club is about to close down. Can social media bring it back to life? Masao Kiyota is a high school student living in Japan’s southern Kumamoto Prefecture. Lacking passion for anything in life, he spends his days like so many youth on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daigo Matsui
CAST:  Seishirou Katou  •  Kotaro Daigo  •  Himi Sato  •  Aju Makita

The school’s handball club is about to close down. Can social media bring it back to life? Masao Kiyota is a high school student living in Japan’s southern Kumamoto Prefecture. Lacking passion for anything in life, he spends his days like so many youth on his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daigo Matsui
CAST:  Seishirou Katou  •  Kotaro Daigo  •  Himi Sato  •  Aju Makita

The Brightest Roof in the Universe (2020)

14 year-old schoolgirl Tsubame is into university student Toru. She sees him in her area and really wants to be his. She struggles with how to inform him of her love. Then her stepmother becomes pregnant and she is distracted with that development. The one reliable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michihito Fujii
CAST:  Kaya Kiyohara  •  Kaori Momoi  •  Kentaro Ito  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka

14 year-old schoolgirl Tsubame is into university student Toru. She sees him in her area and really wants to be his. She struggles with how to inform him of her love. Then her stepmother becomes pregnant and she is distracted with that development. The one reliable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michihito Fujii
CAST:  Kaya Kiyohara  •  Kaori Momoi  •  Kentaro Ito  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka

Seventeen Motors (2019)

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DIRECTION:  Takuya Ito
CAST:  Manami Arai  •  Yako Koga  •  Anna Tsuihiji  •  Nanami Hidaka

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DIRECTION:  Takuya Ito
CAST:  Manami Arai  •  Yako Koga  •  Anna Tsuihiji  •  Nanami Hidaka

SHANAŌ: Les Garçons-Bonbons 3 (2019)

The third movie in Léona Hirota's 'Candy Boys' series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Léona Hirota
CAST:  Kenta Suga  •  Ryosuke Miura  •  Yu Imari  •  Takuma Zaiki

The third movie in Léona Hirota's 'Candy Boys' series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Léona Hirota
CAST:  Kenta Suga  •  Ryosuke Miura  •  Yu Imari  •  Takuma Zaiki

Hyper Projection Play "Haikyuu!!" The Strongest Challengers (2021)

Hyper Projection Play "Haikyuu!!" Fly High is the ninth stage play adaption of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyū!! series. The play combines manga, live-play, and video to continue to challenge the "top" of theater and achieve further evolution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Worry Kinoshita
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Ryūnosuke Akana  •  Ryosuke Yamamoto  •  Yuuki Kamisato

Hyper Projection Play "Haikyuu!!" Fly High is the ninth stage play adaption of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyū!! series. The play combines manga, live-play, and video to continue to challenge the "top" of theater and achieve further evolution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Worry Kinoshita
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Ryūnosuke Akana  •  Ryosuke Yamamoto  •  Yuuki Kamisato

The Supporting Actors in Byplaywood (2021)

In a studio at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Gaku Hamada is struggling to shoot a movie with a dog in the lead role. Enter a huge cast of veteran actors who get involved in misadventures while on set.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daigo Matsui
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Yutaka Matsushige  •  Ken Mitsuishi  •  Kenichi Endo

In a studio at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Gaku Hamada is struggling to shoot a movie with a dog in the lead role. Enter a huge cast of veteran actors who get involved in misadventures while on set.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daigo Matsui
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Yutaka Matsushige  •  Ken Mitsuishi  •  Kenichi Endo

Hyper Projection Play "Haikyū!!" A View From The Top 2 (2021)

The eleventh stage play adaption of Haruichi Furudate's manga series "Haikyū!!".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Worry Kinoshita
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Ryūnosuke Akan  •  Takato Nagata  •  Shori Kondo

The eleventh stage play adaption of Haruichi Furudate's manga series "Haikyū!!".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Worry Kinoshita
CAST:  Kotaro Daigo  •  Ryūnosuke Akan  •  Takato Nagata  •  Shori Kondo

Spirited Away (2022)

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DIRECTION:  John Caird
CAST:  Kanna Hashimoto  •  Mone Kamishiraishi  •  Osumi Kenya  •  Kotaro Daigo

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DIRECTION:  John Caird
CAST:  Kanna Hashimoto  •  Mone Kamishiraishi  •  Osumi Kenya  •  Kotaro Daigo