Takashi Sasano (笹野 高史, Sasano Takashi, born June 22, 1948) is a Japanese actor.
Sasano has appeared in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's films Bright Future (2003) and Before We Vanish (2017).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.
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.
Yōsuke 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.
Sōsuke Ikematsu is a Japanese actor, television, and theatre actor best known for his role as Higen, the young nephew of samurai leader Katsumoto, in the 2003 film The Last Samurai.
Ken Mitsuishi is a Japanese actor. He has appeared in films such as Chaos and Tokyo Playboy Club.
Jun Fubuki is a Japanese actress.
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.
Love and Honor is a 2006 film set in Japan of the Edo period. It is the final film in Yoji Yamada's acclaimed Samurai Trilogy, following Twilight Samurai (2002) and The Hidden Blade (2004).
Tatsuya Fuji is a Japanese actor. He was born in Beijing and raised in Yokohama. In 1962, Fuji joined Nikkatsu Company and began his acting career with small roles in Nikkatsu film. In 1968, Fuji married to actress Izumi Ashikawa. He gained popularity through his role in Jikandesuyo on TBS.
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.
Sakura Ando is a Japanese actress.
Thermae Romae II (テルマエ・ロマエＩＩ) is a 2014 Japanese comedy film directed by Hideki Takeuchi and based on the manga series Thermae Romae by Mari Yamazaki.
Before We Vanish is a 2017 Japanese science fiction film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It is based on a stage play by Tomohiro Maekawa's Ikiume Theatre Company and the novel adaptation written by Maekawa. It stars Masami Nagasawa, Ryuhei Matsuda, Mahiro Takasugi, Yuri Tsunematsu, and Hiroki Hasegawa.
Tora-san, Wish You Were Here is an 2019 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It is the fiftieth entry in the popular and long-running Otoko wa Tsurai yo series. Shooting began on October 20, 2018 and the film was released on December 27, 2019.