Takashi Sasano(笹野 高史Sasano Takashi, born June 22, 1948) is a Japanese actor.
Sasano appeared in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2003 film Bright Future .He also appeared in Amir Naderi's 2011 film Cut .
Kiyoshi Kurosawa is a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of the Arts. Although he has worked in a variety of genres, Kurosawa is best known for his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.
Bright Future is a 2003 Japanese drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Tadanobu Asano, Joe Odagiri and Tatsuya Fuji. It was entered into the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
Amir Naderi is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and photographer. He is best known for The Runner and Vegas: Based on a True Story.
Tora-san's Island EncounterakaTorasan, From Shibamata with Love is a 1985 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Komaki Kurihara as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's Island Encounter is the thirty-sixth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series.
A Class to Remember is a 1993 Japanese film directed by Yōji Yamada. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.
The Geisha House is a 1998 film directed by Kinji Fukasaku.
Aoi Tokugawa Sandai is a 2000 Japanese television series that premiered on January 9, 2000, and ended on December 17, 2000. It is the 39th NHK taiga drama.
Torii Mototada was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through late Azuchi–Momoyama period, who served Tokugawa Ieyasu. Torii died at the siege of Fushimi where his garrison was greatly outnumbered and destroyed by the army of Ishida Mitsunari. Torii's refusal to surrender had a great impact on Japanese history; the fall of Fushimi bought Ieyasu some time to regroup and eventually win the Battle at Sekigahara.
Tenchijin (天地人) is the 48th NHK Taiga drama. It aired on NHK from January 4, 2009 every Sunday from 20:00 to 20:44 JST to November 22, 2009 spanning 47 episodes. The story centers on the life of the 16th century samurai Naoe Kanetsugu.
Kumiko Hiramaru, better known by her stage name Kumiko Asō, is a Japanese actress. She is also a model and has participated in several commercials.
Masatoshi Nagase is a Japanese actor. He is best known in the West for his roles in Friðrik Þór Friðriksson's Cold Fever and Jim Jarmusch's Mystery Train.
Yoji Yamada is a Japanese film director best known for his Otoko wa Tsurai yo series of films and his Samurai Trilogy.
Ryuhei Matsuda is a Japanese film and television actor. Matsuda's best known film roles include the young and desirable samurai Sōzaburō Kanō in Taboo and the rock star Ren Honjo in Nana.
Yosuke Kubozuka is a Japanese actor and musician.
Masahiko Nishimura is a Japanese theatre and film actor. He is best known for his comedic portrayals.
Yutaka Takenouchi is a Japanese actor. His on-screen acting debut was in the drama 「ボクの就職」 in 1994, after winning a modeling contest. He regularly appears in commercials.
Mieko Harada is a Japanese actress from Tokyo. She has played various roles in many motion pictures, television shows and television dramas since her debut in 1974.
Ken Mitsuishi is a Japanese actor. He has appeared in films such as Chaos and Tokyo Playboy Club.
Jun Fubuki is a Japanese actress.
Koichi Sato is a Japanese actor. He is the son of veteran Japanese actor Rentarō Mikuni.
Keiko Matsuzaka is a Japanese actress.
Nao Ōmori, sometimes credited as Nao Ohmori or Nao Omori, is a Japanese actor. He was given the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2004 Yokohama Film Festival.
Tatsuya Fuji is a Japanese actor. He has starred in two films that have been entered into the Cannes Film Festival.
Dear Doctor (ディア・ドクター) is a 2009 Japanese drama film directed by Miwa Nishikawa, starring Tsurube Shofukutei. It won the award for Best Film at the 31st Yokohama Film Festival. It was nominated for Best Film at the 33rd Japan Academy Prize.
Mitsuru Hirata is a Japanese actor. He won the award for best actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award and the award for best supporting actor at the 4th Yokohama Film Festival for Fall Guy.
Seiichi Tanabe (田辺誠一) is a Japanese actor. He won the award for best actor at the 24th Yokohama Film Festival for Hush! and at the 27th Hochi Film Award for Hush! and Harmful Insect.
Sakura Ando is a Japanese actress.
Tora-san, Welcome Back is an upcoming 2019 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It will star Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san). It will also star Chieko Baisho, Gin Maeda, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Kumiko Goto, Mari Natsuki, and Ruriko Asaoka, all recreating their roles from the long running film series. Tora-san, Welcome Back will be the fiftieth entry in the popular, long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. Shooting began on October 20, 2018 and is scheduled to be released on December 27, 2019.
IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017. Originally a fan-operated website, the database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.
The Japanese Movie Database, or JMDB, is an online database of information about Japanese movies, actors, and production crew personnel. It is similar to the Internet Movie Database but lists only those films originally released in Japan. The site was started in 1997, and it contains movies from 1899 to the present day.