Japanese actor who won the Best Actor Award at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival for his role of Akira in the film Nobody Knows. After appearing in the 2013 film Unforgiven, he was cast in Crows Explode.
He made his debut as a voice actor in Baby Blue, directed by Shinichiro Watanabe.
His 2013 film Unforgiven was a remake of the 1992 Clint Eastwood film of the same name. Eastwood and Yagira both played the lead character.
He was born in Higashiyamato, Tokyo and one of his first roles was in the 2003 television series, Denchi ga kireru made.
He married television personality Ellie Toyota in 2010.