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Akira Emoto

Akira Emoto was born on November 3, 1948 in Ginza, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003), Dr. Akagi (1998) and The Eel (1997). See full bio »

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Known For

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi Tavern Owner Pops
(2003)
Dr. Akagi
Dr. Akagi Dr. Fûu Akagi
(1998)
The Eel
The Eel Tamotsu Takasaki
(1997)
Shin Godzilla
Shin Godzilla Ryuta Azuma
(2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Mukoku (post-production)
Seppo Mitsumura
 2017 Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta (post-production)
Grandfather (voice)
 2017 Inumukoiri
 2017 Seirei no mamoribito (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #2.9 (2017)
- Episode #2.8 (2017)
- Episode #2.7 (2017)
- Episode #2.6 (2017)
- Episode #2.5 (2017)
 2017 A Life: Itoshiki Hito (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2017)
- Episode #1.9 (2017)
- Episode #1.8 (2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017)
- Episode #1.6 (2017)
 2016 Shippû rondo
 2016 Ikari
 2016 Shin Godzilla
Ryuta Azuma
 2016 Utsukushiki Mittsu no Uso (TV Movie)
 2015 Tenkû no hachi
Murofushi
 2015 Kishibe no tabi
Hoshitani
 2015 Aian guranma (TV Mini-Series)
Tokita
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Tokita
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Tokita
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Tokita
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Tokita
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Tokita
 2015 Eien no 0 (TV Mini-Series)
Kaizan Kageura
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Kaizan Kageura
 2014 Sakamichi no ie (TV Movie)
Yoshitaro
 2014 Fûja
 2014 0.5 miri
Takeshi Sasaki, Makoto's Father
 2014 Keiji 110 kiro (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2014)
 2014 The Long Goodbye (TV Mini-Series)
Harada
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Harada
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Harada
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Harada
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Harada
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2014 Senryokugai Sôsakan (TV Mini-Series)
Echizen Norimasa
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... Echizen Norimasa
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... Echizen Norimasa
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... Echizen Norimasa
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... Echizen Norimasa
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Echizen Norimasa
 2014 Ashio kara kita onna (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2014 Nemuri no mori (TV Movie)
 2013 Dandarin: rôdô kijun kantokukan (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.11 (2013)
- Episode #1.10 (2013)
- Episode #1.9 (2013)
 2013 Olympic no minoshirokin (TV Series)
Yamada
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Yamada
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Yamada
 2013 Ô! Fâzâ
 2013 Present for You
Soichiro Muneoka
 2013 The Partner (TV Movie)
Shigenobu ohkuma
 2013 Tetsuko no heya (TV Series)
 2013 Yurusarezaru mono
Kingo Baba
 2013 Tobe! Dakota
 2013 24 no hitomi (TV Movie)
 2013 Yosono Uta ~ Watashi no Uta (TV Movie)
 2013 Tonbi (TV Mini-Series)
Kaiun
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... Kaiun
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... Kaiun
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Kaiun
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... Kaiun
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Kaiun
 2013 Kiiroi zou
 2012 Giwaku (TV Movie)
Fukutaro shirakawa
 2012 Purachina taun (TV Series)
Takezo kamata
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Takezo kamata
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Takezo kamata
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Takezo kamata
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Takezo kamata
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Takezo kamata
 2012 Gusukô Budori no denki
Dr. Kubo
 2012 Snark gari (TV Movie)
 2012 Furusato saisei: Nihon no mukashi banashi (TV Series) (voice)
 2012 Gyakuten saiban
Judge
 2012 Unmei no hito (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2012)
 2011 Yôkai ningen Bem (TV Series)
Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Nameless Man / Ogata Shinsaku
 2011 Kikyô (TV Movie)
 2011 HUNTER ~Sono Onnatachi, Shoukin Kasegi~ (TV Series)
Oiwa Shogo / Shogo oiwa
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Oiwa Shogo
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Oiwa Shogo
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Oiwa Shogo
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Oiwa Shogo
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Oiwa Shogo
 2011 Soredemo, ikite yuku (TV Series)
Tatsuhiko fukami
- Episode #1.11 (2011) ... Tatsuhiko fukami
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Tatsuhiko fukami
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Tatsuhiko fukami
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Tatsuhiko fukami
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Tatsuhiko fukami
 2011 Shikei kijun (TV Movie)
 2011 Kamisama no karute
Seitaro
 2011 Denjin Zabôgâ
Dr. Akunomiya
 2010 Ichimai no hagaki
Yukichi Morikawa, the Father-in-Law
 2010 Mori no asagao (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2010)
 2010 Sakuradamon-gai no hen
Magojiro Kaneko
 2010 Shikeidai no erebêtâ
Souichi Yanagimachi
 2010 Raiou
Kakunoshi Enokido
 2010 Akunin
Ishibashi, Yoshino's father
 2010 Wakiyaku monogatari
Homeless guy
 2010 Haru tono tabi
Michio Nakai
 2010 Hana no ato
 2010 Kokô no mesu
 2010 Gôruden suranbâ
Hodogaya Yasushi
 2009 Ichiou no suitei (TV Movie)
 2009 Saka no ue no kumo (TV Series)
Maresuke nogi
- Shônen no kuni (2009) ... Maresuke nogi
 2009 Kareinaru supai (TV Series)
 2009 Yomei 1-kagetsu no hanayome
Teishi Nagashima
 2009 Rain Fall
Tatsu Ishikura
 2009 John Rabe
Matsui Iwane
 2008 Ryûsei no kizuna (TV Series)
Togami Masayuki
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Togami Masayuki
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Togami Masayuki
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Togami Masayuki
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Togami Masayuki
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Togami Masayuki
 2008 Happy Flight
Etsuko's father
 2008 Iesutadeizu
 2008 Ichi
Chobei Shirakawa
 2008 Ikigami
Counselor
 2008 Shakariki!
 2008 Rasuto gêmu: Saigo no sôkeisen
Suishu Tobita
 2008 Tsukiji uogashi sandaime
Shojiro Sanada
 2008 Hontou to uso to tekîra (TV Movie)
 2008 Wairudo raifu (TV Movie)
 2008 Hana kage
Real estate owner
 2008 Riaru onigokko
Doctor
 2007 Môryô no hako
Koshiro Mimasaka
 2007 Shindô
Hisashi Kikuna
 2007 Tôkyô tawâ: Okan to boku to, tokidoki, oton
Doctor from Sasazuka Clinic
 2006 Wu Qingyuan
Kensaku Segoe
 2006 Nihon chinbotsu
Prof. Fukuhara
 2006 Kiraware Matsuko no isshô
Kôzô Kawajiri
 2006 Tokumei! Keiji Dongame (TV Series)
Tokujirô Miyauchi
 2006 Starfish Hotel
Mr. Trickster
 2005 Scrap Heaven
Detective Yabuta
 2005 Semishigure
Ishigai, Gatekeeper at Fuku's House
 2005 Yôgisha: Muroi Shinji
Seigo Tsuda
 2005 Yôkai daisensô
Screaming Farmer
 2005 24 no hitomi (TV Movie)
 2005 Buruu kanaria (TV Movie)
Sakabe
 2005 Koi wa go-shichi-go!
Grandfather
 2004 Tsuki to Cherry
Sakamoto
 2004 Amemasu no kawa
Hidejiro Tasaki
 2004 Niwatori wa hadashi da
Taizo Kuchiki
 2004 Reikusaido mâdâ kêsu
Tomoharu Fujima
 2004 Zebraman
Kani-Otoko
 2004 Yudan taiteki
Neko
 2003 Doraggusotoa gâru
Nabeshima
 2003 Hana
Hiroshi Torigoe
 2003 Dopperugengâ
Michio's Superior
 2003 Guuzen nimo saiaku na shounen
Shigeharu Kaneshiro
 2003 The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
Tavern Owner Pops
 2003 Semishigure (TV Mini-Series)
Yokoyama
 2003 Sayonara, Kuro
Shuzo Hanazono
 2003 Waterboys (TV Series)
Mama-san
 2003 Fukurô
 2003 Makai tenshô
Nobutsuna Matsudaira
 2002 September 11
Sakichi Furuhashi (segment "Japan")
 2002 KT
Hiroshi Uchiyama
 2002 Rihatuten aruji no kanashimi
Sakaguchi
 2001 Prince Shotoku (TV Movie)
Anahobe no miko
 2001 Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master
Fujiwara no Motokata
 2001 Waterboys
Mama-san of 'Okama Bar'
 2001 Taan
Matsubara
 2000 The City of Lost Souls
Kuwata
 2000 Kaza-hana
Master of hot spring hotel
 2000 Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa
Artist
 2000 Nagisa
 2000 Anaza hevun
Detective Akagi
 2000 Chiisana eki de oriru (TV Movie)
 1999 OUT - Tsuma-tachi no hanzai (TV Series)
Sadake
 1999 Second Chance (Episode 3)
 1999 Yodogawa Nagaharu monogatari - Kôbe-hen: Sainara (TV Movie)
Matashichi, Nagaharu's father
 1999 Mayonaka made
 1999 Kaizokuban Bootleg Film
Tatsuo
 1999 Ikitai
Doctor
 1998 Rabu retâ
Ito
 1998 Dr. Akagi
Dr. Fûu Akagi
 1997 Kagi
Anzai Soichiro
 1997 Mi mo kokoro mo
Yoshihiko Sekiya
 1997 Yukai
Tachibana (chief superintendent)
 1997 The Eel
Tamotsu Takasaki
 1996 Niji o tsukamu otoko
Sato
 1996 Tsuribaka nisshi 8
Yukawa
 1996 Shall We Dance?
Toru Miwa
 1995 Maborosi
Yoshihiro
 1995 Setsunai haru (TV Movie)
Mitsuo Yuzuhara
 1995 Hachidai shôgun Yôshimune (TV Series)
Munenao Tokugawa
 1995 Toyotomi Hideyoshi tenka wo toru! (TV Series)
Hanbê Takenaka
 1994 Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
Major Akira Yuki
 1994 Natsu no niwa: The Friends
Nagatomo
 1993 Run (TV Mini-Series) (1993)
 1993 Ahiru no uta ga kikoete kuru yo.
Ryousuke Kaji
 1993 Private Lessons II
Oba
 1992 Yamai wa kikara: Byôin e ikô 2
Toshio Takakura
 1992 Kanashikute Yarikirenai (TV Movie)
Takefumi Kawashima
 1992 Shiko funjatta
Professor Tokichi Anayama
 1991 Asatte dansu
 1991 Gubbai Mama
 1991 Fuzoroi no ringotachi (TV Series)
Kan'ichi kadowaki
- Episode #3.11 (1991) ... Kan'ichi kadowaki
- Episode #3.10 (1991) ... Kan'ichi kadowaki
- Episode #3.9 (1991) ... Kan'ichi kadowaki
- Episode #3.8 (1991) ... Kan'ichi kadowaki
- Episode #3.7 (1991) ... Kan'ichi kadowaki
 1991 Taiheiki (TV Series)
Moronao Kô-no
 1990 Maria no ibukuro
Eshima
 1990 Yonimo kimyô na monogatari (TV Series)
 1990 Uchuu no hosoku
Nagayama
 1989 Fanshî dansu
Masoho's boss
 1989 Beijing Watermelon
Mr. Teramoto, the Shopkeeper
 1989 Batoru hîtâ
 1989 Tsuma o metoraba (TV Series)
 1989 Onihei hankachô (TV Series)
 1989 Bakayarô! 2: Shiawase ni naritai
Yasushi Yorigai (Episode 3)
 1988 Revolver
Keisuke Mineya
 1988 Tonkô
 1988 Kimurake no hitobito
Shinichi Amemiya
 1987 Bedtime Eyes
Ooguro
 1987 Saraba itoshiki hito yo
Shoji Kato
 1987 Poruno joyû sayako no bôken (TV Movie)
 1986 Kinema no tenchi
Director Saeki
 1985 Congratulatory Speech
Yasuhei Higashida
 1985 Nidaime wa Christian
Detective Kumashiro
 1985 Kapone oi ni naku
Ushiemon
 1984 Location
Konno
 1984 Make-up
Kikuo Tsutano
 1983 Seibo Momoko no junan (TV Movie)
Waku
 1983 Daburu beddo
Tôru Yamazaki
 1983 Kamata kôshinkyoku (TV Series)
Yasu
 1983 Amagi goe
 1982 Giwaku
Shigekazu Akitani
 1982 Dôtonborigawa
Ishizuka
 1981 Sêrâ-fuku to kikanjû
Kuroki
 1980 Disciples of Hippocrates
Katô, kenji
 1980 Tantei monogatari (TV Series)
Businessman
- Betrayal (1980) ... Businessman
 1979 Mr. Dilemman: shikijo-garu
Kantarô Iwata
 1973 Tidal Wave
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