Yasuji Watanabe

Yamashiro Shingo

  • Name: Yamashiro Shingo
  • Native name: 山城新伍
  • Also Known as: やましろ しんご, 渡辺安治, わたなべ やすじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: November 10, 1938
  • Died: August 12, 2009
Yamashiro Shingo was a Japanese television and film actor.

Yamashiro, who was originally from Kyoto, Japan, was born Watanabe Yasuji but used Yamashiro Shingo as his stage name. He made his film acting debut in 1957.

Yamashiro starred in the television series Hakuba Doji, beginning in 1960. During the 1970s, Yamashiro appeared in several yakuza films such as the Battles Without Honor and Humanity series and Gambling Den Heist (1975). Yamashiro also directed occasionally, helming such films in Nikkatsu's Roman porno series as Female Cats (1983) and Gemini Woman (1984). He starred in several variety shows later in his career.

Yamashiro was admitted to a nursing home in Machida, western Tokyo, for treatment of diabetes. He died of pneumonia at the said nursing home on August 12, 2009, at the age of 70.

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Director
Year Title Type Rating
2003 Roppongi Renkin no Teio: Capone
Movie
0.0
2000 I Will Be Closed Again Today
Movie
0.0
2000 Weekly Babylon
Movie
1.0
1984 Gemini Woman
Movie
0.0
1983 She Cat
Movie
5.5
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
1995 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho 3
Drama
5.0
1993 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho 2
Drama
4.0
1990 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho
Drama
3.0
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2000 Game no Tatsujin
Japanese Drama, 2000, 6 eps
[Doctor] (Support Role)
6
[Doctor]
Support Role
0.0
1996 Yuzurenai Yoru
Japanese Drama, 1996, 10 eps
(Unknown)
10
Unknown
0.0
1995 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho 3
Japanese Drama, 1995, 12 eps
Shingoro (Support Role)
12
Shingoro
Support Role
5.0
1993 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho 2
Japanese Drama, 1993, 12 eps
Shingoro (Support Role)
12
Shingoro
Support Role
4.0
1992 Hanshichi Torimonocho
Japanese Drama, 1992, 19 eps
Torigoe no Choji (Support Role)
19
Torigoe no Choji
Support Role
3.0
1990 Tsukiumaya Oen Jikencho
Japanese Drama, 1990, 12 eps
Shingoro (Support Role)
12
Shingoro
Support Role
3.0
1988 Wakarenu Riyu
Japanese Drama, 1988, 8 eps
(Main Role)
8
Main Role
0.0
1988 New Town Kari Bunsho
Japanese Drama, 1988, 13 eps
Takita Kenichi (Support Role)
13
Takita Kenichi
Support Role
0.0
1986 Tsumatachi no Kagaiju Gyo Season 2
Japanese Drama, 1986, 24 eps
Konishi Koichi (Support Role)
24
Konishi Koichi
Support Role
8.0
1981 Ore wa Gosenzosama
Japanese Drama, 1981, 14 eps
Saigo Hitoshi (Ep. 1-3) (Guest Role)
14
Saigo Hitoshi (Ep. 1-3)
Guest Role
0.0
1981 Nihon Akusai ni Kanpai!
Japanese Drama, 1981, 11 eps
Kawabata (Support Role)
11
Kawabata
Support Role
0.0
1979 Akoroshi
Japanese Drama, 1979, 36 eps
Maruoka (Support Role)
36
Maruoka
Support Role
0.0
1977 Shingo Torimonocho
Japanese Drama, 1977, 196 eps
Yasugoro (Ep. 1-14, 20) (Support Role)
196
Yasugoro (Ep. 1-14, 20)
Support Role
2.0
1976 Futari de Hitori
Japanese Drama, 1976, 20 eps
(Unknown)
20
Unknown
0.0
1976 Kimaguren Tenshi
Japanese Drama, 1976, 43 eps
[Gangster boss] (Ep. 14) (Guest Role)
43
[Gangster boss] (Ep. 14)
Guest Role
2.0
1975 Ohayousan
Japanese Drama, 1975, 156 eps
Kiryu Kazushige [Ayuko's fiance] (Support Role)
156
Kiryu Kazushige [Ayuko's fiance]
Support Role
7.0
1960 Hakuba Doji
Japanese Drama, 1960, 38 eps
Taro Aoi/Doji Hakubo (Main Role)
38
Taro Aoi/Doji Hakubo
Main Role
0.0
1958 Kaze Kozo
Japanese Drama, 1958, 52 eps
Adult Koroku / God of the Wind (Main Role)
52
Adult Koroku / God of the Wind
Main Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2006 My Life is Pop When it's Sunny
Japanese Movie, 2006,
[Yu's father] (Support Role)
[Yu's father]
Support Role
0.0
2003 Roppongi Renkin no Teio: Capone
Japanese Movie, 2003,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2000 Weekly Babylon
Japanese Movie, 2000,
[Entertainer] (Bit part)
[Entertainer]
Bit part
1.0
1999 Salaryman Kintaro
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Tanioka Seishiro (Support Role)
Tanioka Seishiro
Support Role
6.5
1996 Wandering Trouble Buster
Japanese Movie, 1996,
[Director Tadokoro] (Support Role)
[Director Tadokoro]
Support Role
1.0
1996 Boys Be Ambitious
Japanese Movie, 1996,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
1995 Osaka Tough Guys
Japanese Movie, 1995,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.3
1991 Don ni Natta Otoko
Japanese Movie, 1991,
Nagasawa Kazuo (Support Role)
Nagasawa Kazuo
Support Role
0.0
1989 Literary Award Murder Case Great Run-Up
Japanese Movie, 1989,
Ushiknee Taro (Support Role)
Ushiknee Taro
Support Role
3.0
1989 Sweet Home
Japanese Movie, 1989,
Hoshino Kazuo (Main Role)
Hoshino Kazuo
Main Role
6.8
1987 Guys Who Never Learn Part 2
Japanese Movie, 1987,
(Unknown)
Unknown
4.0
1987 Guys Who Never Learn
Japanese Movie, 1987,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1987 Hachiko Monogatari
Japanese Movie, 1987,
Tome (Support Role)
Tome
Support Role
8.8
1986 Final Take
Japanese Movie, 1986,
Toda Reikichi (Support Role)
Toda Reikichi
Support Role
7.0
1984 Kotaro Makaritoru!
Japanese Movie, 1984,
Watase Daizo (Support Role)
Watase Daizo
Support Role
0.0
1980 Mister Donbei
Japanese Movie, 1980,
Yumeno Shingo (Main Role)
Yumeno Shingo
Main Role
0.0
1979 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Aftermath
Japanese Movie, 1979,
Hiroshi Kamamoto (Unknown)
Hiroshi Kamamoto
Unknown
1.0
1976 Tekiya no Ishimatsu
Japanese Movie, 1976,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1975 Shikingen Godatsu
Japanese Movie, 1975,
Yukio (Support Role)
Yukio
Support Role
6.0
1975 Kigeki: Tokudashi - Himo Tengoku
Japanese Movie, 1975,
Matsushita Shohei (Main Role)
Matsushita Shohei
Main Role
6.0
1975 Sapporo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Ogoto, Hakata: Toruko Wataridori
Japanese Movie, 1975,
[Narrator] (Unknown)
[Narrator]
Unknown
4.0
1975 Cops vs. Thugs
Japanese Movie, 1975,
Komoto Yasuo (Support Role)
Komoto Yasuo
Support Role
7.0
1975 Hanjiro, A Great Philanderer
Japanese Movie, 1975,
(Unknown)
Unknown
4.0
1974 Za Karate
Japanese Movie, 1974,
(Main Role)
Main Role
4.0
1973 Three Little Geisha
Japanese Movie, 1973,
(Support Role)
Support Role
4.0
1973 The Yakuza Papers 2: Hiroshima Deathmatch
Japanese Movie, 1973,
Shozo Eda (Unknown)
Shozo Eda
Unknown
7.7
1972 Girl Boss Blues: Queen Bee’s Challenge
Japanese Movie, 1972,
Satomura (Support Role)
Satomura
Support Role
0.0
1972 Brutal Tales of Chivalry 9
Japanese Movie, 1972,
Hyottoko No Fuku (Support Role)
Hyottoko No Fuku
Support Role
2.0
1971 Queen Bee Strikes Again
Japanese Movie, 1971,
Ichiroku Ushijima (Bit part)
Ichiroku Ushijima
Bit part
7.0
1971 Wolves of the City: Blue Soldiers
Japanese Movie, 1971,
Goro Gorotsuki (Support Role)
Goro Gorotsuki
Support Role
6.0
1970 Thugs of Shinjuku
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Takami Kiyoji (Support Role)
Takami Kiyoji
Support Role
0.0
1970 Desperate Journey
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Aizawa Joji (Support Role)
Aizawa Joji
Support Role
2.0
1970 Brothers of Capones
Japanese Movie, 1970,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1970 Red Peony Gambler 6: Oryu's Return
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Nickel (Support Role)
Nickel
Support Role
7.0
1970 Brave Red Flower of the North
Japanese Movie, 1970,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1968 Snake Woman’s Curse
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Onuma Takeo [Landlord's Son] (Support Role)
Onuma Takeo [Landlord's Son]
Support Role
6.8
1967 Ishimatsu the Yakuza: Something’s Fishy
Japanese Movie, 1967,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1967 Brutal Tales of Chivalry 4
Japanese Movie, 1967,
(Support Role)
Support Role
2.0
1967 Nihon Ankoku Shi: Chi no Koso
Japanese Movie, 1967,
Genzo Kunimi (Support Role)
Genzo Kunimi
Support Role
0.0
1965 Blood of Revenge
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Ishi Saburo (Support Role)
Ishi Saburo
Support Role
0.0
1965 Kanto Yakuza Sha
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Takeda Kiyoshi (Support Role)
Takeda Kiyoshi
Support Role
6.0
1964 Prison Gambler
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Setoguchi Fumiyoshi (Support Role)
Setoguchi Fumiyoshi
Support Role
0.0
1963 Hengen Murasaki Zukin
Japanese Movie, 1963,
(Support Role)
Support Role
4.0
1962 Keepers of Order
Japanese Movie, 1962,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1961 New Golden Peacock Castle Seven Knights 3
Japanese Movie, 1961,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1961 New Golden Peacock Castle Seven Knights 2
Japanese Movie, 1961,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1961 New Golden Peacock Castle Seven Knights 1
Japanese Movie, 1961,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1961 Unruly Lion
Japanese Movie, 1961,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1960 Hakuba Doji: Nanbandera no Ketto
Japanese Movie, 1960,
Taro Aoi / Hakubo Doji (Main Role)
Taro Aoi / Hakubo Doji
Main Role
0.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2001 Kansatsui Shinomiya Hazuki Shitaihakataru 1
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Senoo (Guest Role)
1
Guest Role
6.0
1992 Hanshichi Torimonocho
Japanese Special, 1992, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1991 Last Run: 100 Million Ten's Worth of Love & Betrayal
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
Kurosawa (Support Role)
1
Kurosawa
Support Role
6.0
1988 Saikai Daiichidan! Shin Uba-Zakari
Japanese Special, 1988, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1988 Ai ni Moeru Sengoku no Onna
Japanese Special, 1988, 1 eps
Naoie Ukita (Main Role)
1
Naoie Ukita
Main Role
8.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1990 Kattobi! Hanamaru Juku
Japanese TV Show, 1990, 12 eps
(Main Host)
12
Main Host
0.0
1985 Quiz!! Hirameki Password
Japanese TV Show, 1985, 0 eps
[Past presenter] (Main Host)
0
[Past presenter]
Main Host
0.0
1982 This Person Show
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 112 eps
[Moderator] (Ep. 16) (Guest)
112
[Moderator] (Ep. 16)
Guest
0.0
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  • First Name: Yasuji
  • Family Name: Watanabe
  • Native name: 山城新伍
  • Also Known as: やましろ しんご, 渡辺安治, わたなべ やすじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: November 10, 1938
  • Died: August 12, 2009

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