Japanese actress and model Sumire has been chosen as the new presenter of “CHOICE OF THE WEEK”, the PR program of NHK WORLD TV, that provides international audiences with news and a range of programs in English 24 hours a day.
Sumire, 23, was raised in Hawaii, and is fluent in English. She is currently taking a temporary leave from the Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama in the United States. She is active in wide-ranging fields from singing to musicals and TV in Japan.
She will keep viewers informed about NHK’s line-up of Japanese pop and other cultural programs for the world.
Sumire commented: “I do musicals and singing myself, so I hope to be able to tell the world about J-Pop and Japanese culture.”