Tomoko Karina

  • Lives in:
    LA, USA and can be based in Japan

Tomoko is an international actress born and raised in Japan and acted professionally both in the US and Japan. Her TV/ Film credits include “Cobra Kai” (Netflix), “Haunting in Silver Falls: Returns” (Netflix) “Another Tango” (Hallmark Movie) among others. Her theater credits include “Balm in Gilead” and “Blood”, both directed by Obie Award-winning, two-time Golden Globe nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, Chekhov ‘s “Three Sisters at Theater Project Tokyo, played 2 lead roles at the prestigious Tokyo Metropolitan Art Theater, lead role of Himiko in “Tea” with Hero Theater and many others. Tomoko voiced the recurring role in a 2024 version of legendary popular cartoon, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (Nickelodeon). She also featured in several music videos including Shawn Mendes’s “Lost in Japan” and “Woman Woman” by Awolnation.

Tomoko expanded her career as a writer/director with her short film “Camellia- Kerria- Pink”, which won the Best Foreign Mini Film at BPPI Film Festival and was a semifinalist at Women-Voice-Now Film Festival. Tomoko wrote/ directed “Shizuka” premiered in 2022 in Los Angeles, which earned Best Play, Best Director, Best Performer and Best Costume nomination at Broadway World Regional Award.

Tomoko is bilingual in English and Japanese. She is trained in Japanese Classical Dance (Kabuki dance), modern dance, ballet, singing, and martial arts such as Japanese sword fighting, Kick boxing and Wu Shu Kung fu and Karate.

Ines de Vos & Alexandros de Vos
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