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Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Shin'ya Tsukamoto was born on January 1, 1960 in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989), Tokyo Fist (1995) and A Snake of June (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

Tetsuo, the Iron Man
Tetsuo, the Iron Man Metal Fetishist
Tokyo Fist
Tokyo Fist Tsuda Yoshiharu
A Snake of June
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Yatsu (The Guy)


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 2016 Untitled WWII Project (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
 2013 Kogure shashinkan (TV Mini-Series)
- Tobenai kamome (2013)
 2011 Kotoko
Seitaro Tanaka
 2010 Clouds Over the Hill (TV Series)
Motojiro Akashi
- Hirose, shisu (2010) ... Motojiro Akashi
- Nichiro kaisen (2010) ... Motojiro Akashi
 2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man
The Guy
 2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Video Game)
Vamp (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Welcome to the Quiet Room
Asuka's Ex-husband
 2007 Sexy Voice and Robo (TV Series)
Takeo Hayashi
- Robo (2007) ... Takeo Hayashi
- Sachiko (2007) ... Takeo Hayashi
- Puccini: Part 2 (2007) ... Takeo Hayashi
- Puccini: Part 1 (2007) ... Takeo Hayashi
- Mr. Hamburger (2007) ... Takeo Hayashi
 2006 Keijirô engawa nikki 3 (TV Series)
- Touge no hate (2006) ... Kahei
- Otsugomori (2006) ... Kahei
- Touge (2006) ... Kahei
 2006 Nightmare Detective
 2005 Haze
 2004 Otakus in Love
 2004 Marebito
 2004 Tracing Jake
 2002 A Snake of June
 2002 A Woman's Work
 2001 A Drowning Man
 2001 Quartet for Two
Yuuenchi no otoko
 2001 Kuroe
 2000 Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha
Magician Higashino
 2000 Sakuya: Slayer of Demons
 1999 The Perfect Education
 1998 Dogs
 1998 Wait and See
 1998 Bullet Ballet
 1998 Sunday Drive
 1997 Tokyo biyori
 1995 Tokyo Fist
Tsuda Yoshiharu
 1994 119
Masaaki Tomita
 1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
Yatsu (The Guy)
 1989 Tetsuo, the Iron Man
Metal Fetishist
 1986 Futsû saizu no kaijin (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Shinya Tsukamoto

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Personal Quote:

It's strange. Part of me loves a city like Tokyo, but part of me would quite happily destroy it.


Inspired lots of directors such as Darren Aronofsky, Jan Kounen and Takashi Miike. See more »


His films often deal with the dehumanising quality of life in the big city, the fragility of the human body, relationship difficulties and alienation themes. These ideas are presented in a way that is abstract, nightmarish and deeply metaphorical. See more »

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