Renowned actor and talent Bunichi Hamanaka is set to leave SMILE-UP., Inc., with his departure scheduled for December 31, 2023. The official announcement expresses heartfelt gratitude to fans and collaborators for their steadfast support. Moving forward, Hamanaka will take on the role of a freelancer, operating independently.
Hamanaka's decision to part ways with SMILE-UP. is driven by his ambition to progress as an actor, accompanied by a desire to support emerging talents beyond the agency's confines. The statement concludes with a sincere thank you to everyone who has supported Hamanaka thus far and a hopeful plea for continued encouragement as he embarks on this new and exciting chapter in his career.
We extend our best wishes to Bunichi Hamanaka as he embarks on this new and exciting chapter in his career.