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: 63

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Koji Yakusho

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: 63
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.
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Idaten
Japanese Drama, 2019, 47 eps
Kano Jigoro (Support Role)
47
Kano Jigoro
Support Role
8.6
2017 Rikuo
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Miyazawa Koichi (Main Role)
10
Miyazawa Koichi
Main Role
8.7
2017 Byplayers
Japanese Drama, 2017, 12 eps
Himself (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
12
Himself (Ep.1)
Guest Role
8.0
2014 Oyaji no Senaka
Japanese Drama, 2014, 10 eps
Aoki Sousuke [father] (Ep.2) (Main Role)
10
Aoki Sousuke [father] (Ep.2)
Main Role
7.8
2000 Ai Kotoba Wa Yuki
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Tarō Akihito (Main Role)
11
Tarō Akihito
Main Role
0.0
1997 Otona no Otoko
Japanese Drama, 1997, 13 eps
(Main Role)
13
Main Role
7.5
1994 Hana no Ran
Japanese Drama, 1994, 37 eps
(Main Role)
37
Main Role
6.7
1987 Chotchan
Japanese Drama, 1987, 156 eps
(Support Role)
156
Support Role
0.0
1983 Tokugawa Ieyasu
Japanese Drama, 1983, 50 eps
Oda Nobunaga (Unknown)
50
Oda Nobunaga
Unknown
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2018 The Blood of Wolves
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Ogami Shogo (Main Role)
Ogami Shogo
Main Role
7.5
2017 The Third Murder
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Misumi (Main Role)
Misumi
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
7.1
2015 The Emperor in August
Japanese Movie, 2015,
General Korechika Anami (Main Role)
General Korechika Anami
Main Role
7.2
2014 Chronicle of the Evening Cicadas
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Akiya Toda (Main Role)
Akiya Toda
Main Role
7.5
2014 The World of Kanako
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Showa Fujishima (Main Role)
Showa Fujishima
Main Role
7.4
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)
Egi Shinzo
Main Role
8.0
2012 Chronicles Of My Mother
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Igami Kosaku (Main Role)
Igami Kosaku
Main Role
7.3
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)
Katsuhiko Kishi
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)
Shimada Shinzaemon
Main Role
7.9
2009 The Summit: A Chronicle Of Stones to Serenity
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Furuta Morisaku (Support Role)
Furuta Morisaku
Support Role
8.1
2009 Toad's Oil
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Yazawa Takuro (Main Role)
Yazawa Takuro
Main Role
7.3
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)
Onuki
Main Role
7.1
2007 Argentine Hag
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Wakui Satoru (Main Role)
Wakui Satoru
Main Role
7.0
2007 Retribution
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Noboru Yoshioka (Main Role)
Noboru Yoshioka
Main Role
6.6
2006 The Uchoten Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Shindo Heikichi (Main Role)
Shindo Heikichi
Main Role
7.5
2005 Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Masami Shin'ichi (Main Role)
Masami Shin'ichi
Main Role
6.0
2005 Lakeside Murder Case
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Namiki Sunsuke (Main Role)
Namiki Sunsuke
Main Role
7.0
2004 University of Laughs
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Sakisaka Mutsuo (Main Role)
Sakisaka Mutsuo
Main Role
8.5
2004 Yudan Taiteki
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Detective Jin (Main Role)
Detective Jin
Main Role
0.0
2003 Doppelganger
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Michio Hayasaki (Main Role)
Michio Hayasaki
Main Role
7.4
2002 The Choice of Hercules
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Sassa Atsuyuki (Main Role)
Sassa Atsuyuki
Main Role
5.8
2001 Warm Water Under A Red Bridge
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Sasano Yosuke (Main Role)
Sasano Yosuke
Main Role
6.4
2001 Seance
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Sato Katsuhiko (Main Role)
Sato Katsuhiko
Main Role
7.0
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)
Makoto Sawai
Main Role
7.6
1999 Charisma
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Yoro Yabuike (Main Role)
Yoro Yabuike
Main Role
7.3
1999 Jubaku Spellbound
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Kitano Hiroshi (Main Role)
Kitano Hiroshi
Main Role
7.5
1998 License to Live
Japanese Movie, 1998,
Fujimori (Main Role)
Fujimori
Main Role
6.9
1997 Cure
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Takabe Kenichi (Main Role)
Takabe Kenichi
Main Role
7.4
1997 Bounce Ko Gals
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Oshima (Support Role)
Oshima
Support Role
7.6
1997 The Eel
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Takuro Yamashita (Main Role)
Takuro Yamashita
Main Role
6.5
1997 Paradise Lost
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Kuki Shoichiro (Main Role)
Kuki Shoichiro
Main Role
5.5
1996 Shall We Dance?
Japanese Movie, 1996,
Sugiyama Shohei (Main Role)
Sugiyama Shohei
Main Role
7.8
1995 Kamikaze Taxi
Japanese Movie, 1995,
Kantake (Main Role)
Kantake
Main Role
7.1
1985 Tampopo
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Man in White Suit (Support Role)
Man in White Suit
Support Role
7.6
1982 Onimasa
Japanese Movie, 1982,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.8
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
Matsushita Masayuki
Main Role
8.2
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
Nagasaka Fumio
Main Role
0.0
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