for Outstanding Foreign Work Award
Stars in the Korean film industry have expanded beyond Korea this year to improve their position. At the 44th Japan Academy Awards ceremony, Shim Eun-kyung will be an MC along with Shinichi Hatori.
The Japan Academy Awards announced the MC lineup of the “44th Japan Academy Awards” to be held on March 19th through the official website. According to this, Shim Eun-kyung will act as MC with announcer Shinichi Hatori.
Shim Eun-kyung won Best Actress in the movie “The Journalist” at the “43rd Japan Academy Prize” held in 2020. At this award ceremony, it is customary for the winner of the Best Actress Award to serve as the MC for the next award ceremony.
Shim Eun-kyung said, “Last year, I received a really valuable award, and I am still full of gratitude and joy. This year, I will participate in the award ceremony as a moderator. It is my first time to be a moderator. I am doing my best to study Japanese so that I can deliver the words firmly. Thank you. “
Shim Eun-kyung will continue her activities, such as meeting the Japanese audience again through the movie “A Garden of Camellias” scheduled to be released in Japan on April 9.
Not only that, but according to people familiar with the 44th Japan Academy Awards, this year’s Outstanding Foreign Work Awards category was awarded to Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” which won four US Academy Awards. “Parasite” has been acclaimed one after another in Japan, and has gained popularity as it recorded the number one box office record.