Himawari and Imari Kitayama (北山 向日葵と北山 伊万里 (きたやま ひまわりときたやま いまり) Himawari to Imari Kitayama, born June 13, 1999 in Chiba, Japan) are twin actresses from Japan. They are formerly affiliated with JobbyKids. The twins appeared as Emu and Memu Mimasaka in Hana Yori Dango Returns


Early life

Himawari and Imari Kitayama were born on June 13, 1999 in the Chiba Prefecture of Japan. Imari debuted on television with a short part in Shimokita Glory Days (2006). In 2007, they both appeared in Hana Yori Dango Returns as the younger twin sisters of Akira Mimasaka, Emu and Memu. The same year, Himawari played Risa Shinjo in Socialite Belle Panchanne: The Wife Is a Superheroine!, while Imari had a minor role in episode twelve. In 2008, Himawari had a minor part in one episode of Tomica Hero: Rescue Force.

Himawari worked for Nico Petit (ニコ☆プチ () ) in the early 2010s.


Television dramas

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Shimokita Glory Days young Nozomi Ichimonji Imari only
2007 Hana Yori Dango Returns Emu and Memu Mimasaka episodes 3, 11
Socialite Belle Panchanne Risa Shinjo Himawari only
2008 Tomica Hero: Rescue Force Chiaki Nanbu Himawari only


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