Daniel Radcliffe's life has drastically changed since the ending of the "Harry Potter" series. He's traded in a life of worldwide movie tours for a role on Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," along with a quieter life in New York City's West Village, but there are still parts of the globe under his spell.
"Japan," Daniel told Billy Bush on Friday's Access Hollywood Live when asked where "Potter"-mania was most intense.
"When I was 13 years old I arrived at the Japanese airport, because the privacy laws I guess are different in Japan, you can phone up an airline and say, 'Is so and so on this flight?' So, when I got to the airport at 13, there were 5,000 people screaming waiting at arrivals," he recalled.
"If I walk down the street there, there is this snowballing of people," the 22-year-old explained. "I've only been there twice and it's an amazing country and they are the most unbelievably supportive fans of 'Potter,' because when they embrace something, they embrace it as a nation."
Japan is where the young actor first felt like a few other famous British guys.
"I had my Beatles moment [there], 'cause you know I'm not going to have this fame forever, this is going to be something I've got now and it's going to go at some point... so you gotta enjoy this stuff while it happens," he said with a smile.
Adding, "That stuff, that's not going to happen forever, so while I can make Japanese girls faint, I'm going to!"
Speaking of Daniel making women swoon, new details have emerged on his reported girlfriend, who he was photographed walking hand-in-hand this week in New York.
According to Britain's Daily Mail, her name is Rosanne Coker. She's a painter who first met the actor in 2007 on the set of "Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince," where she worked as a production assistant. They have reportedly been dating for a year.
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