Yakusho Koji

Koji Yakusho

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  • First Name: Koji
  • Family Name: Yakusho
  • Native name: 役所広司
  • Also Known as: Yakusho Kouji;やくしょ こうじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 1, 1956
  • Age: 64

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Yakusho Koji

  • Name: Yakusho Koji
  • Native name: 役所広司
  • Given name: Hashimoto Koji
  • Also Known as: Yakusho Kouji;やくしょ こうじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 1, 1956
  • Age: 64
Yakusho Koji is a Japanese actor. In 1976, he saw a production of Maxim Gorky's The Lower Depths and was inspired, first to watch, and then later to take part in, as many plays as possible. In 1983, he landed the role of Oda Nobunaga in the year-long NHK drama Tokugawa Ieyasu and was catapulted to fame. For several years, he played Kuji Shinnosuke (or "Sengoku"), one of the title characters in the jidaigeki Sambiki ga Kiru!. In 1988, he was given a special award for work in cinema by the Japanese Minister of Education, Science, Sports and Culture.
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2009 Toad's Oil
Movie
7.6
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Idaten
Japanese Drama, 2019, 47 eps
Kano Jigoro (Support Role)
47
Kano Jigoro
Support Role
8.5
2017 Rikuo
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Miyazawa Koichi (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.6
2017 Byplayers
Japanese Drama, 2017, 12 eps
Himself (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
12
Himself (Ep.1)
Guest Role
7.8
2014 Oyaji no Senaka
Japanese Drama, 2014, 10 eps
Aoki Sousuke [father] (Ep.2) (Main Role)
10
Aoki Sousuke [father] (Ep.2)
Main Role
7.7
2000 Ai Kotoba Wa Yuki
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Tarō Akihito (Main Role)
11
Main Role
10.0
1997 Otona no Otoko
Japanese Drama, 1997, 13 eps
(Main Role)
13
Main Role
6.6
1994 Hana no Ran
Japanese Drama, 1994, 37 eps
(Main Role)
37
Main Role
8.0
1987 Chotchan
Japanese Drama, 1987, 156 eps
(Support Role)
156
Support Role
0.0
1986 Inochi
Japanese Drama, 1986, 50 eps
Hamamura Naohiko [Miki's sweetheart] (Support Role)
50
Hamamura Naohiko [Miki's sweetheart]
Support Role
6.7
1983 Tokugawa Ieyasu
Japanese Drama, 1983, 50 eps
Oda Nobunaga (Unknown)
50
Oda Nobunaga
Unknown
0.0
1981 Onna Taikoki
Japanese Drama, 1981, 50 eps
Oda Nobutaka [Oda Clan] (Unknown)
50
Oda Nobutaka [Oda Clan]
Unknown
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Wings Over Everest
Chinese Movie, 2019,
Captain Jiang (Main Role)
Captain Jiang
Main Role
0.0
2018 The Blood of Wolves
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Ogami Shogo (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2017 The Third Murder
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Misumi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2017 Sekigahara
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Ieyasu Tokugawa (Main Role)
Ieyasu Tokugawa
Main Role
7.0
2017 Oh Lucy!
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Komori Takeshi / Tom [Security consultant] (Support Role)
Komori Takeshi / Tom [Security consultant]
Support Role
6.8
2015 The Emperor in August
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Main Role
7.2
2014 Chronicle of the Evening Cicadas
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Akiya Toda (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2014 The World of Kanako
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Showa Fujishima (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2013 The Kiyosu Conference
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Shibata Katsuie (Main Role)
Shibata Katsuie
Main Role
7.2
2012 The Terminal Trust
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Egi Shinzo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
2012 Chronicles Of My Mother
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Igami Kosaku (Main Role)
Main Role
6.8
2011 Admiral Yamamoto
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Isoroku Yamamoto (Main Role)
Isoroku Yamamoto
Main Role
7.9
2011 The Woodsman and the Rain
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Katsuhiko Kishi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
2011 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kageyu Saitou (Support Role)
Kageyu Saitou
Support Role
7.8
2010 13 Assassins
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Shimada Shinzaemon (Main Role)
Main Role
7.9
2009 The Summit: A Chronicle Of Stones to Serenity
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Furuta Morisaku (Support Role)
Furuta Morisaku
Support Role
7.9
2009 Toad's Oil
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Yazawa Takuro (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2008 Tokyo Sonata
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Robber (Support Role)
Robber
Support Role
7.6
2008 Paco and the Magical Picture Book
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Onuki (Main Role)
Main Role
7.1
2007 Argentine Hag
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Wakui Satoru (Main Role)
Main Role
5.8
2007 Retribution
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Noboru Yoshioka (Main Role)
Main Role
6.6
2006 The Uchoten Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Shindo Heikichi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2005 Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Masami Shin'ichi (Main Role)
Main Role
6.2
2005 Lakeside Murder Case
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Namiki Shunsuke (Main Role)
Main Role
6.9
2004 University of Laughs
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Sakisaka Mutsuo (Main Role)
Main Role
8.4
2004 Yudan Taiteki
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Detective Jin (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2003 Doppelganger
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Michio Hayasaki (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2002 The Choice of Hercules
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Sassa Atsuyuki (Main Role)
Main Role
5.8
2001 Warm Water Under A Red Bridge
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Sasano Yosuke (Main Role)
Main Role
6.4
2001 Seance
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Sato Katsuhiko (Main Role)
Main Role
6.9
2001 Pulse
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Ship Captain (Support Role)
Ship Captain
Support Role
6.6
2000 Dora-heita
Japanese Movie, 2000,
(Main Role)
Main Role
5.0
2000 Eureka
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Makoto Sawai (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1999 Charisma
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Yoro Yabuike (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
1999 Jubaku Spellbound
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Kitano Hiroshi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1998 License to Live
Japanese Movie, 1998,
Fujimori (Main Role)
Main Role
6.9
1998 Kizuna
Japanese Movie, 1998,
Takaaki Ise / Tetsuro Haga (Unknown)
Takaaki Ise / Tetsuro Haga
Unknown
0.0
1997 Cure
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Takabe Kenichi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1997 Bounce Ko Gals
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Oshima (Support Role)
Oshima
Support Role
7.5
1997 The Eel
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Takuro Yamashita (Main Role)
Main Role
6.9
1997 Paradise Lost
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Kuki Shoichiro (Main Role)
Main Role
6.4
1996 Shall We Dance?
Japanese Movie, 1996,
Sugiyama Shohei (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
1995 Kamikaze Taxi
Japanese Movie, 1995,
Kantake (Main Role)
Main Role
7.1
1985 Tampopo
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Man in White Suit (Support Role)
Man in White Suit
Support Role
7.5
1982 Onimasa
Japanese Movie, 1982,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.9
1981 Willful Murder
Japanese Movie, 1981,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Kizuna Hashire Kiseki no Koma
Japanese Special, 2017, 2 eps
Matsushita Masayuki (Main Role)
2
Main Role
8.1
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi
Japanese Special, 2010, 3 eps
Yame Minoru [Narrator] (Support Role)
3
Yame Minoru [Narrator]
Support Role
7.7
2009 Ekiro
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Detective Yobuno (Support Role)
1
Detective Yobuno
Support Role
10.0
2004 Toride Naki Mono
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
Nagasaka Fumio (Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
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