50 wins & 39 nominations.
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Toru Hirose (voice)
Teruo Sugino (as Bîto Takeshi)
Ten to sen
Jûtarô Torikai (as Beat Takeshi)
Beat Takeshi / Mr. Kitano (as Beat Takeshi)
(as 'Bîto' Takeshi)
(as Beat Takeshi)
Aniki Yamamoto (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Captain Toshizo Hijikata (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Kikujiro (as Beat Takeshi)
Yoshitaka Nishi (as Beat Takeshi)
Ichiro Kyoya (as Beat Takeshi)
Shoji Sugimoto, Hitman (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Yajima (as Beat Takeshi)
He was the namesake and host of Takeshi's Castle, a silly 80s Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud. It provides the archive footage that gets English voiceovers for the MXC TV series.
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
'Beat' Takeshi Kitano | 'Beat' Takeshi | 'Bîto' Takeshi | Beat Takeshi | Bito Takeshi | Bîto Takeshi | Takeshi
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
The film is ambiguous, an ambiguity that reflects on Japan today, and a world in which nothing is clear. Once I made the film [Takeshis'
(2005)], I realized it was about this feeling of vague disquiet in Japan and in the rest of the world, a feeling that is gaining on us, getting less vague.
Long still shots of characters, walking out of frames
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