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Yojimbo (1961) Poster

(1961)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Akira Kurosawa

Writing Credits  

Akira Kurosawa ... (story)
 
Akira Kurosawa ... (screenplay) &
Ryûzô Kikushima ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Toshirô Mifune ... Sanjuro Kuwabatake / The Samurai
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Unosuke - Gunfighter
Yôko Tsukasa ... Nui
Isuzu Yamada ... Orin
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô ... Inokichi - Ushitora's Rotund Brother
Seizaburô Kawazu ... Seibê - Brothel Operator
Takashi Shimura ... Tokuemon - Sake Brewer
Hiroshi Tachikawa Hiroshi Tachikawa ... Yoichiro
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki ... Kohei's Son
Eijirô Tôno ... Gonji - Tavern Keeper
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Tazaemon
Ikio Sawamura Ikio Sawamura ... Hansuke
Atsushi Watanabe Atsushi Watanabe ... The Cooper - Coffin-Maker
Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita ... Homma - Instructor Who Skips Town
Kyû Sazanka Kyû Sazanka ... Ushitora
Kô Nishimura Kô Nishimura ... Kuma
Takeshi Katô Takeshi Katô ... Ronin Kobuhachi
Ichirô Nakatani ... First Samurai
Sachio Sakai Sachio Sakai ... First Foot Soldier
Akira Tani Akira Tani ... Kame
Tsunagorô Rashômon Tsunagorô Rashômon ... Kannuki the Giant
Yoshio Tsuchiya Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Kohei
Gen Shimizu Gen Shimizu ... Magotaro
Yutaka Sada ... Matsukichi
Shin Ôtomo Shin Ôtomo ... Kumosuke
Shôichi Hirose ... Ushitora Follower
Hideyo Amamoto ... Yahachi
Shôji Ôki Shôji Ôki ... Sukeju
Fuminori Ôhashi Fuminori Ôhashi ... Second Samurai
Hiroshi Yoseyama Hiroshi Yoseyama ... Farmer
Senkichi Ômura Senkichi Ômura ... Traveler
Noriko Honma Noriko Honma ... Farmer's Ex-wife
Ryusuke Nishio Ryusuke Nishio ... Seibei Follower
Naoya Kusakawa Naoya Kusakawa ... Seibei Follower
Nadao Kirino Nadao Kirino ... Seibei Follower
Jun Ôtomo Jun Ôtomo ... Seibei Follower
Shinpei Takagi Shinpei Takagi ... Ushitora Follower
Akio Kusama Akio Kusama ... Ushitora Follower
Yasuzô Ogawa Yasuzô Ogawa ... Ushitora Follower
Hiroshi Takagi Hiroshi Takagi ... Ushitora Follower
Jun'ichirô Mukai Jun'ichirô Mukai ... Seibei Follower
Fumiyoshi Kamagaya Fumiyoshi Kamagaya ... Seibei Follower
Ichirô Chiba Ichirô Chiba ... Second Foot Soldier
Haruya Sakamoto Haruya Sakamoto ... Ushitora Follower
Rinsaku Ogata Rinsaku Ogata ... Seibei Follower
Fumio Kogushi Fumio Kogushi ... Ushitora Follower
Yoko Terui Yoko Terui ... Woman at Seibei's House
Hiromi Mineoka Hiromi Mineoka ... Woman at Seibei's House
Michiko Kawa Michiko Kawa ... Woman at Seibei's House
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takuzô Kumagai Takuzô Kumagai ... (as Jirô Kumagai)
Jerry Fujio Jerry Fujio ... Roku - Samurai Whose Arm Is Cut (uncredited)
Haruo Nakajima ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Produced by 

Ryûzô Kikushima ... executive producer
Akira Kurosawa ... producer
Tomoyuki Tanaka ... executive producer

Music by 

Masaru Satô

Cinematography by 

Kazuo Miyagawa

Film Editing by 

Akira Kurosawa

Production Design by 

Yoshirô Muraki

Costume Design by 

Yoshirô Muraki

Makeup Department 

Yoshiko Matsumoto ... hair stylist
Junjirô Yamada ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Hiroshi Nezu ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Masanobu Deme ... assistant director
Shirô Moritani ... chief assistant director

Art Department 

Kôichi Hamamura ... property master
Yoshifumi Honda ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Chôshichirô Mikami ... sound recordist
Ichirô Minawa ... sound effects editor
Masanobu Miyazaki ... sound recordist
Zen Shida ... assistant sound
Hisashi Shimonaga ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Masao Fukuda ... still photographer
Chôshirô Ishii ... lighting technician
Shôji Kaneko ... assistant lighting technician
Takao Saitô ... assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Masahiro Katô ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Reiko Kaneko ... assistant editor

Transportation Department 

Ginzo Osumi ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Hiroshi Kanesu ... choreographer
Ryû Kuze ... swordplay technique
Teruyo Nogami ... script supervisor
Yoshio Sugino ... swordplay instructor
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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