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Hitomi Furuya (古谷 仁美, Furuya Hitomi, born January 26, 1976), known professionally as Hitomi (ヒトミ, stylized as hitomi), is a Japanese singer-songwriter. She began her career as teen model before making her singing debuting under the helm of Tetsuya Komuro in 1994, who produced Hitomi's earliest work in pop music. Hitomi strove for artistry over the course of her career, penning "forward-looking" lyrics and becoming known for her "unusual" fashion sense that accompanied a "supermodel allure". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hitomi has received more than 217,268 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hitomi is the 6,859th most popular actor (down from 6,524th in 2019), the 1,487th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,283rd in 2019) and the 120th most popular Japanese Actor.

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  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hitomi ranks 6,859 out of 10,030. Before her are Anya Taylor-Joy, Evelyn Ankers, Bill Mumy, Thomas Gomez, Monte Blue, and Tom Laughlin. After her are Erin Daniels, Cláudia Ohana, Caroll Spinney, Sarah Gadon, Tony Curran, and David O'Hara.

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Among people born in 1976, Hitomi ranks 297Before her are Joe Odagiri, Francisco Rufete, Chad Lindberg, Rainer Schüttler, Maren Ade, and Dean O'Gorman. After her are Oliver Hudson, Derek Richardson, Igor Lukšić, Miroslav Karhan, Kajsa Bergqvist, and Earl Boykins.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hitomi ranks 1,487 out of 5,560. Before her are Midori (1971), Mitsunori Yoshida (1962), Rei Sakuma (1965), Nobutoshi Kaneda (1958), Tamaki Uchiyama (1972), and Yasuhito Suzuki (1959). After her are Shinichi Morishita (1960), Tomoyuki Kajino (1960), Norio Omura (1969), Masakiyo Maezono (1973), Yuji Nakazawa (1978), and Atsushi Yanagisawa (1977).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Hitomi ranks 120Before her are Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (1986), Satomi Ishihara (1986), Joe Odagiri (1976), Tomoko Kawakami (1970), Kenichi Matsuyama (1985), and Rei Sakuma (1965). After her are Satsuki Yukino (1970), Fumiko Orikasa (1974), Emi Shinohara (1963), Rie Tanaka (1979), Natsuki Hanae (1991), and Erika Sawajiri (1986).

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