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Daisuke Ban

Daisuke Ban is a graduate of Saitama-Ken Senior High School. After making his debut in OUMUTO NI WATORI (1971), he got his first starring role as the android Jiroo in the popular TV series "Jinzo ningen kikaidaa" (1972). Since then, he starred in other superhero shows including INAZUMAN (1973), NINJA CAPTOR (1976) and BATTLE FEVER J (1979), as ... See full bio »

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Ringu Heihachirô Ikuma
Kikaida: Android of Justice
Kikaida: Android of Justice Jiro / Kikaider
Ringu 2
Ringu 2 Heihachirô Ikuma
Ringu 0
Ringu 0 Heihachirô Ikuma


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 2017 Go for Broke (post-production)
Mr. Otani
 2015 Aibô (TV Series)
- Episode #13.12 (2015)
 2014 Kikaidâ Reboot
Kyujiro Maeno
 2009 Chikashitsu
 2007 Blood of the Samurai 2
 2006 Supîdo fantomu: Kôhen (Video)
 2006 Supîdo fantomu: Zenpen (Video)
 2004 Yogen
 2004 Blood of the Samurai: The Series (TV Series)
 2000 Ringu 0
Heihachirô Ikuma
 1999 Orugan no ie de (TV Movie)
 1999 Ringu 2
Heihachirô Ikuma
 1998 Rasen
Heihachirô Ikuma
 1998 Ringu
Heihachirô Ikuma
 1997 Gift (TV Series)
 1997 Shin Hanshichi torimono chô (TV Series)
Sanai Iwashita
 1996 Norowareta bijo-tachi: Akuryô kaidan (Video) (story Shinrei bideo) (as Naoya Ban)
 1993 Denkô chôjin Guriddoman (TV Series)
 1992 Scary True Stories: Night 2 (Video) (as Naoya Ban)
 1989 Zatôichi
 1988 Super Beast Squadron Liveman (TV Series)
Doctor Hoshi
- Inochi ni chikau mittsu no chikara (1988) ... Doctor Hoshi
- Tomo yo Kimitachi wa Naze!? (1988) ... Doctor Hoshi
 1986 Tokusô saizensen (TV Series)
- Episode #1.458 (1986)
 1985 Sukeban deka (TV Series)
- Kesshi no dasshutsu! Kyôfu no jigoku-jô (1985) ... (as Naoya Ban)
 1974 Inazuman Furashu (TV Series)
Gorou Watari / Sanagiman / Inazuman (Flash)
 1973 Inazuman (TV Series)
Gorou Watari / Sanagiman / Inazuman

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote autobiography "Jinzo Ningen Kikaida, Jiro Tabi no Tochu de" (Super Andorid Kikaida: In the Midst of Jiro's Journey), published August 2001 by Kadokawa Shoten. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Naoya Ban


5' 7¼" (1.71 m)

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A month after Shoutarou Ishinomori (the creator of KIKAIDER, INAZUMAN, etc) passed away in 1998, there was a rumor (mostly on the Internet) that Daisuke Ban died of a heart attack while having sex with a prostitute. The rumor, of course, was untrue. See more »

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