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Akiji Kobayashi (1930–1996)

Akiji Kobayashi was born on September 6, 1930 in Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Harakiri (1962), Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966) and Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972). He died on August 27, 1996. See full bio »

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(age 65)

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Known For

Harakiri
Harakiri Actor
(1962)
Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series
Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series Captain 'Cap' Toshio Muramatsu
(1966-1967)
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Yuzo Tsuchiashi
(1991)

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 1996 The 8-Tomb Village
Head of a factory
 1996 Urutoraman Zeasu
Fisherman
 1995 Ie naki ko 2
 1994 Getting Any?
Chief of World Defence Force
 1994 47 Ronin
Kurobei Ôno
 1992 Hashire Melos!
Dionysius II (voice)
 1991 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Yuzo Tsuchiashi
 1991 Noh Mask Murders
Chief Police
 1990 Like the Clouds, Like the Wind
Konton (voice)
 1989 Shaso
Takashi Kuriyama
 1989 Black Rain
Katayama
 1986 Death Shadow
 1986 Kizudarake no kunshô
Inoue
 1983 The Makioka Sisters
Sentarô Jinba
 1982 Kaikyô
 1982 Suspicion
Chief of Police, Ishihara
 1982 Keiji monogatari
Todo
 1981 Lonely Heart
 1980 Shogun Assassin
Lord Kurogawa (as Shoji Kobayashi)
 1979 Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku
Honda Masazumi
 1979 Ultraman: Monster Big Battle
Toshio Muramatsu
 1978 Queen Bee
Detective Kogure
 1977 The Devil's Island
Takezô - Chief Fisherman / Narration
 1977 The Devil's Ballad
Hisakabe - Chi'e's Manager
 1976 The Inugami Family
Kôkichi Inugami
 1969 The Oiwa Phantom
Naosuke (as Issei Mori)
 1965 Pleasures of the Flesh
Mari's pimp
 1964 Kwaidan (segment "Chawan no naka")
 1963 Youth of the Beast
Tatsuo Nomoto
 1962 Harakiri
 1962 Foundry Town
Hei-san
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Alternate Names:

Shoji Kobayashi | Shôji Kobayashi | Issei Mori
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Akiji Kobayashi was the voice of John Wayne for Japanese language dubbed John Wayne movies distributed in Japan.

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Virgo

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