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Takashi Miike


Takashi Miike was born in the small town of Yao on the outskirts of Osaka, Japan. His main interest growing up was motorbikes, and for a while he harbored ambitions to race professionally. At the age of 18 he went to study at the film school in Yokohama founded by renowned director Shôhei Imamura, primarily because there were no entrance exams. By... See full bio »
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 2012 Ace Attorney
 2011 Q.P. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011)
 2011 Ninja Kids!!!
 2010 13 Assassins
 2009 Crows Zero II
 2009 Yatterman
 2008 God's Puzzle
 2008 Kêtai sôsakan 7 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Zatoichi Live (Video)
 2007 Crows Zero
 2007 Like a Dragon
 2006 Sun Scarred
 2006 Waru: kanketsu-hen (Video)
 2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Imprint (2006)
 2006 Waru
 2005 Ultraman Max (TV Series) (multiple episodes)
 2005 Demon Pond (Video)
 2004 Izo
 2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Box")
 2004 Paato-taimu tantei 2 (TV Movie)
 2004 Zebraman
 2003 Negotiator (TV Movie)
 2003 Kikoku (Video)
 2003 Gozu
 2002 Paato-taimu tantei (TV Movie)
 2002 Pandoora (Video)
 2002 Shangri-La
 2002 Sabu (TV Movie)
 2001 Agitator
 2001 Visitor Q (Video)
 2001/II Family
 2001 Family 2 (Video)
 2000 Tsukamoto Shin'ya ga Ranpo suru (Video short documentary)
 1999 Dead or Alive
 1999 Audition
 1999 Silver - shirubaa (Video)
 1999 Tennen shôjo Man (TV Mini-Series)
 1998 Blues Harp
 1998 Andromedia
 1997 Full Metal gokudô (Video)
 1997 Rainy Dog
 1997 Jingi naki yabô 2 (Video)
 1996 Peanuts (Video)
 1996 Jingi naki yabô (Video)
 1996 Shin daisan no gokudô II (Video)
 1995 Naniwa yuukyôden (Video)
 1995 The Third Gangster (Video)
 1994 Shinjuku autoroo (Video)
 1993 Oretachi wa tenshi ja nai (Video)
 1993 Bodyguard Kiba (Video)
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Alternate Names:

Miike Dokomo

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I'm happy that my films were discovered by chance by foreign film festivals. That makes me realise more that there is a world outside Japan too. For me, it's an occasion to meet many people and to experience directly the response of international audiences to my films. But for me as a director, my attitude towards making films hasn't changed with the fame. I feel it's not good to change as a ... See more »

Trivia:

Speaks no English, but did his cameo in Hostel (2005) in English for Eli Roth, of whom he is a fan. His character in the end credits is listed as "Miike Takashi."

Trademark:

Strong sense of childhood nostalgia is present in almost all of his films. Along with a glorification of friendship and traditional family units, both normal - Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000) - and perverse - _Bijitâ Q (2001)_. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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