Aoi played the lead role in the Taiga drama (NHK's annual year long drama series) "Atsuhime (Princess Atsu)". She was the youngest actor ever to play the lead in this prestigious series, and won the Galaxy award that year.
Incidentally, Eita played Ryutaro in another popular drama "NODAME CANTABILE"
Aoi is also noted for her performance in the movie "Nana"
And in "Virgin Snow" with Lee Jun Ki
This one's for you, gosijo! The cast of LAST FRIENDS^^