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Horikita's exceptional work was recognized by Vogue Nippon which identified her as one of the eleven Women of the Yearin 2007.
On October of the following year, she was once again seen on television opposite Yuzu's lead vocalist Yujin Kitagawa, leading the cast of Fuji TV's golden time slot in the drama Innocent Love.
She is also a staple image endorser for Suntory and NTT Do Co Mo.
In 2008, Nihon Monitor recognized Horikita as one of Japan's top endorsers during its annual Most Popular Personality in TV CMs.
She debuted in 2003, and has starred in 'numerous Japanese television dramas, television and magazine advertisements, and movies.
Horikita's popular roles include the introverted high school student Nobuko Kotani in Nobuta wo Produce, the cross-dressing sports fan Mizuki Ashiya in Hanazakari no Kimitachi e, and a town doctor during Japan's post-war era Umeko Shimomura in Umechan Sensei.
The morning drama featured Horikita as Umeko Shimomura in her carefree teenage years until she blossomed into a dependable town doctor during the Showa era.
Horikita had been casted in several drama series and movies since 2003 but her roles in Densha Otoko and Nobuta wo Produce became her breakthrough performances.
Her promising portrayal of the titular character in Nobuta wo Produce won her a Best Supporting Actress award from Japan's Television Academy Awards.
The newspaper claimed that his kouhai were extremely surprised.
Sources revealed that, “Sakurai had wanted to surprise Horikita on their 4th anniversary and so gathered all of his kouhai to ask them to put on a special performance for her.