In an online ranking released last month by Japanese website Everyone's Ranking, which surveyed the opinions of over 800 Japanese men and women aged between 10 and 39, the top 10 most beautiful Chinese actresses were ranked. Here are the 10 favourite actresses according to the votes:
10. Joe Chen
Queen of idol dramas Joe Chen had starred in various Taiwanese romcoms, including Fated To Love You, making her a top favourite among Japanese fans. Although she is in her forties now, she still has a babyface that can be cute, trendy and sexy.
9. Ron Monroe
Ron Monroe, also known as Lizi, has gained popularity in Japan after being recognised as the Chinese Yui Aragaki. Her voters generally like her for her cute looks.
8. Ariel Lin
Best known for starring in Taiwanese drama It Started With A Kiss, which was adapted from a Japanese manga, the 38-year-old Ariel Lin is praised for her smooth, fair skin and sweet smile.
7. Kelly Chen
Hong Kong singer-actress Kelly Chen had been active in the Japanese entertainment industry, working alongside Japanese stars like Kyoko Fukada and Yutaka Takenouchi. Although she is less active now, she still leaves an impression of a “cool beauty” in the minds of Japanese fans.
6. Dilraba Dilmurat
Dilraba Dilmurat, better known as Dilireba, who is of Uyghur ethnicity, has been such a hot favourite among Chinese fans that even the Japanese regard her as a “once in a century beauty.”
5. Lin Chiling
Known as Taiwan’s top model, Lin Chiling married Akira of Japanese band Exile. Japanese netizens praised her for being not only talented and smart, but also for her sharp features and a friendly smile. Although she is in her late forties now, she still looks as if she is 25.
4. Zhang Ziyi
One of the Big Four Dan actresses of China, Zhang Ziyi is best known outside China for starring in Memoirs Of A Geisha. Despite being a mother of two, she still maintains her good looks and figure.
3. Fan Bingbing
One of the highest-paid actresses in the world, Fan Bingbing possesses outstanding good looks with clear skin and sharp eyes. She is also said to be a “once in 4000 years beauty.”
2. Yang Mi
A top actress in China, Yang Mi is highly regarded for both her flawless beauty and acting. One of her voters even called her “China’s royal beauty” for her beautiful facial features.
Unsurprisingly, Angelababy won the hearts of most voters, with comments like “the face that everyone admires”, “even prettier in historical drama”, and “world’s most beautiful face”.