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Akiko Shima (II)

Akiko Shima is known for her work on Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), The Last Ship (2014) and Black Jesus (2014). See full bio »
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Letters from Iwo Jima
The Last Ship
The Last Ship Grandmother
Black Jesus
Black Jesus Old Lady Asian Tourist
American Hikikomori
American Hikikomori Isamu's Grandmother


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 2018 Black Jesus (TV Series)
Old Lady Asian Tourist
- Operation SHUT'EMDOWN (2018) ... Old Lady Asian Tourist
 2016 The Last Ship (TV Series)
- The Scott Effect (2016) ... Grandmother
 2015 The Offerings
 2015 Masterless
Mrs. Masuda
 2015 American Hikikomori (Short)
Isamu's Grandmother
 2014 Sway
Mrs. Watanabe
 2013 Not So Young
Eric's Mom
 2013 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Japanese Woman
- Every Tech Commercial (2013) ... Japanese Woman
 2013 Usagi-san (Short)
 2012 Heartprints (Short)
Honoka's Mom (voice)
 2012 The Full Count (Short)
Kenji's mother
 2012 The Wife Master
Wife #9
 2012 Macc's Law (Short)
Asian Lady
 2011 Blood Ties (Video short)
Joe's Mother
 2011 Conan (TV Series)
Japanese Tourist
- The Pretty Girl Waving to Someone Behind You (2011) ... Japanese Tourist (uncredited)
 2011 Needs (Short)
 2010/I Paradise (Short)
 2010 Suika
 2009 The Pig People
Mrs. Kim
 2009 Hollywood, je t'aime
Hostel Manager
 2009 Ghost Month
Aunt Chen
 2009 The 8th Samurai (Short)
 2009 AmerAsian
Eric's Mom
 2007 Mr Robinson's Driving School (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Yakamoto
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Mrs. Yakamoto
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Mrs. Yakamoto
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Mrs. Yakamoto
- Part 4 (2007) ... Mrs. Yakamoto
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima
Lead Woman
 2006/I Speechless
Mrs. Sakamoto
 2003 The Nisei Farmer (Short)
Hank's Mother
 2002 Equation (Short)
Hajin (immigrant)
 2001 Audit (Short)
Parking Attendant
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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TV commercial - World Master Card ("Japanese Mother" in "Meet the Japanese Parents") - U.S. National & International Market, directed by Bennett Miller( the director of "Moneyball", "Capote").

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