Aya Asahina shock: Is ‘Alice in Borderland’ star transgender in real life?

aya-asahina-shock-is-alice-in-borderland-star-transgender-in-real-life TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 18: Model Aya Asahina attends the 'Louis Vuitton &' exhibition at jing on March 18, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images)

Alice In Borderland‘s inventive sci-fi environment has been a treat to explore, with several viewers hailing the genre-infused thriller as one of the most thrilling to hit Netflix in recent memory. Based on the manga by Haro Aso, it is directed by Shinsuke Sato.

When the series debuted on the site in December 2020, it quickly attracted fans of the source material and new viewers.

On Thursday, December 22, 2022, we’re invited back to a dystopian Tokyo where players must participate in a crazy sequence of games to survive in Alice In Borderland Season 2.

Following the widely awaited return of Alice In Borderland, some may be inquisitive as to whether or not Hikari is transgender.

Is Alice in Borderland star Hikari transgender in real life?

Hikari Kuina is portrayed by Aya Asahina, who is not transgender in real life; nonetheless, it is revealed in a flashback that Hikari is transgender. This produced a wedge between her and her father, as evidenced through a flashback.

In contrast, in the season 2 finale, she and her father resolve their differences and put the past behind them.

Asahina, a Japanese actress of age 29, is also a fashion model.

She got the character of Sayuri Enjoji in the 2017 TV series Tokyo Alice based on her past performances in We Are Rockets (she portrayed Nagisa Kurihara), Runway 24 (Momoko Inoue), Tokyo MPD – From ZERO To Hero (Machiko Sagisawa), and Girl Gun Lady (Mirei Hoshimiya).

In addition to these series, she also starred in the 2020 film Grand Blue (Nanaka Kotegawa).

Is Alice in Borderland star Aya Asahina on Instagram?

Yes, you may find Aya on Instagram at asahina_aya.

She presently has a staggering one million and one hundred and fifty thousand followers, and there are a variety of fashionable photos to peruse, including magazine covers on which she appears.

There are also some very cool photographs from the premiere of Alice in Borderland.

Alice in Borderland star Aya Asahina shares that her role is ‘difficult’

Aya was previously asked on Instagram by aibnetflix (translation by Ramin Nekouei) how she felt about being offered the chance to feature in the movie.

She said:

“When I first received an offer, it was already set that Ms. Tsuchiya Tao (Usagi) and Mr. Yamazaki Kento (Arisu) are the main characters, and a few other characters were also set. I was super thrilled when I received the offer and if you haven’t seen the show yet, I have a few action scenes that I was very excited about.”

Aya furthered:

“I had always wanted to try action scenes so I couldn’t wait to film the action scenes. So when I got the offer, I was very happy and also a bit worried because I knew Kuina would be a difficult role.”