Japanese Academy Best Actor Award 2016: Ninomiya Kazunari.
For those who don't know who Nino is: watch Letters from Iwo Jima. He's brilliant, and he has worked hard at his acting craft for 20 years.
The movie he received the award for is Haha no Kuraseba (Living With My Mother). It's about a young man who died at Nagasaki. His mother loves him so much that she just can't let his spirit go. Here's a link for the movie trailer.