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Kiyoshirô Imawano (1951–2009)

Born as Kiyoshi Kurihara on April 2, 1951 in Tokyo, Japan, Kiyoshirô Imawano is primarily known for his work as a rock musician. He led the influential band RC Succession, and later had a long, successful career as a solo artist. He is popularly referred to as "Japan's King of Rock". See full bio »


(age 58)

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The Happiness of the Katakuris
The Great Yokai War
The Great Yokai War General Nurarihyon
Otakus in Love
The Tomb & the Divorce


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 2008 Then Summer Came
Restaurant guest with puffy hair
 2005 U2 (Short)
 2005 Nobuta wo produce (TV Mini-Series)
Owner of the gooyoku diner
- Akumu no Deto (2005) ... Owner of the gooyoku diner
- Koi no Kokuhaku Sakusen (2005) ... Owner of the gooyoku diner
- Kyoufu no Bunkasai (2005) ... Owner of the gooyoku diner
- Kirei Daisakusen (2005) ... Owner of the gooyoku diner
- Ijimerarekko Tenkousei o Ninkimono ni (2005) ... Owner of the gooyoku diner
 2005 The Great Yokai War
General Nurarihyon
 2003 1980
 2002 Chicken Heart
 2001 The Happiness of the Katakuris
Richâdo Sagawa
 1997 Gift (TV Series)
 1993 The Tomb & the Divorce
 1986 Death Powder
Dr. Loo
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TV commercials: Mitsubishi Mirage

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