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November 30, 1957
Tomorowo Taguchi (田口 トモロヲ, Taguchi Tomorowo, born November 30, 1957) is a Japanese actor, film director and musician.
After leaving Dokkyo University without graduating, he started to earn his living as an illustrator, writer and pornographic cartoonist. He joined a theatre called Hakken no Kai in 1978 and he made a screen debut in Zokubutsu Zukan (based on the book by Yasutaka Tsutsui) in 1982. He was also a prominent cult musician in the Tokyo underground scene with his band Bachikaburi in the 1980s and early 1990s.
He is probably most well known to the West as the lead actor in Tetsuo and Tetsuo II directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. He also makes regular appearances in Takashi Miike's films. He became known to the Japanese public as a narrator for the TV documentary series Project X - Challengers which aired between 2000 and 2005 on NHK. Taguchi has directed 3 films, Iden & Tity in 2003, Shikisoku Generation in 2009, and Piece of Cake in 2015.
|1989||Tetsuo: The Iron Man||Taniguchi Tomoo||First starring role (credited as Man)|
|1992||Tetsuo II: Body Hammer|
|1994||Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?|
|1995||Tokyo Fist||Tattoo Master|
|Love Letter||Female itsuki's father|
|1996||Gamera 2: Attack of Legion||Subway Driver|
|1997||The Eel||Eiji Dojima|
|Gamera 3: Awakening of Irys|
|Dead or Alive|
|11'9"01 September 11|
|2003||A Snake of June|
|2005||Strange Circus||Taeko's Editor|
|It's Only Talk||K|
|Gamera the Brave|
|God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand||Koichiro Kubota|
|2007||Kamen Rider The Next||Scissors Jaguar|
|Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad||Mailman|
|Like a Dragon||Korean-Japanese barbershop owner|
|Long Haired Monster Gehara||Daikaiju eiga|
|2010||Tetsuo: The Bullet Man||Cameo appearance|
|2013||Kamen Rider Wizard||Amadum||Guest appearance|
|2014||Kabukicho Love Hotel|
|2015||Piece of Cake||Director|
|2017||P and JK||Yamamoto|
|Cat Collector's House||Asakusa|
|2018||The Blood of Wolves|
|Life in Overtime|
|2019||Parallel World Love Story|
|Violence Voyager||Koike (voice)|
|2021||The Door into Summer|
|The Supporting Actors: The Movie||Himself|
|1997||Mōri Motonari||Ashikaga Yoshitane||Taiga drama|
|2017–21||The Supporting Actors||Himself||3 seasons|
|2019||Idaten||Nobuhiko Kakanakuri||Taiga drama|
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