WorldCat Identities

Miyamoto, Nobuko 1945-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 205 publications in 5 languages and 2,228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Animated films  Motion pictures  Children's films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Humor  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nobuko Miyamoto
Tanpopo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tampopo" follows a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokyo and Goro, a cowboy hat wearing truck driver, as they attempt to devise the perfect bowl of top ramen
A Taxing woman by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working female tax inspector chances on one of Tokyo's busiest "love hotels", owned by Gondo, a tax cheat extraordinaire. She realizes what a goldmine she has stumbled upon. Ryoko's attempt to audit Gondo is thwarted by his hilarious evasive maneuvers. The taxing women and her clever prey test their respective skills of detection and deception complicated by stirrings of mutual sexual attraction
Tampopo by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two truck drivers, Goro and Gun, stride in like cowboys to help the widow Tampopo with her modest noodle shop, there is a collision of yakuza film, western and slapstick comedy
The tale of the Princess Kaguya = Kaguyahime no monogatari( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime
Minbo no onna Anti-extortion woman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feisty and resourceful woman lawyer is hired by a big hotel to deal with extortionists, and transforms timid hotel staff into an effective anti-yakuza task force
Marusa no onna 2 A taxing woman's return( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to the 1987 hit, A taxing woman. She investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious order
The funeral( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old man's unexpected death creates hilarious havoc with his family. The traditional three-day undertaking becomes a sly comedy of manners as the younger generation struggles with the complex rituals of the Buddhist ceremony
A Taxing woman returns by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in Japanese and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to the 1987 film A taxing woman. A tenacious female tax inspector investigates a corrupt religious order in Japan
Sūpā no onna Supermarket woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small supermarket, "Shōjiki-ya" (English name: "Honest Goro") is threatened by a new big discount store, "Yasuuri Daimaō" (English name: "Bargains Galore"). The owner, Kobayashi Gorō, happens to meet Inoue Hanako, an energetic woman he knew in grade school. Hanako joins in "Shōjiki-ya" and revivies and reenergizes the supermarket
Tanpopo Tampopo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young widow Tanpopo runs a small rāmen noodle shop. Gorō, a cowboy-hat-wearing truck driver who happens to drop by her rāmen noodle shop, helps her to make the perfect bowl of top rāmen
Daibyōnin by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, Mukai Buhei, a movie director and an actor, spits blood in the middle of his love affair with an actress. Although he has cancer, his friend Dr. Ogata diagnoses his illness as a stomach ulcer. After having surgery, Buhei comes back to work to finish his latest movie which features a conductor who is facing terminal cancer. But soon Buhei collapses. Buhei's condition is getting worse, and the fear of cancer leads him to attempt suicide. But once Ogata informs Buhei of his illness, Buhei decides to accept his fate, and rather than depending on a life-support system in the hospital, he chooses to finish his last film
Tampopo magische Nudeln; Essen und Sex ist im Grunde dasselbe ...( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ageman" A-ge-man : tales of a golden geisha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foundling Nayoko becomes geisha. At the age of 18, she becomes an "official mistress" of a patron, a Buddhist bishop who soon rises rapidly. Nayoko is an "a-ge-man," who brings good luck to the man she serves. After the patron's death, she starts to work for a bank as a secretary. One day, she meets Suzuki Mondo, a branch manager of the same bank. As soon as they start dating, Mondo becomes a successful businessman, but he, an upwardly mobile serial playboy, leaves Nayoko, trying to marry the niece of the president to advance his career. Nayoko becomes a geisha once again with a new patron, but she tries to help Mondo, who is falling into a trap
"Shizuka na seikatsu"( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mā-chan's parents leave for Australia and she needs to take care of her elder brother Īyō, a mentally retarded young boy who is a gifted musician, and her younger brother Ō-chan, who is facing his entrance exam for a college. Unexpected happenings help her learn of the complexities of life outside her idyllic home
"Ageman" by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foundling Nayoko becomes geisha. At the age of 18, she becomes an "official mistress" of a patron, a Buddhist bishop who soon rises rapidly. Nayoko is an "a-ge-man," who brings good luck to the man she serves. After the patron's death, she starts to work for a bank as a secretary. One day, she meets Suzuki Mondo, a branch manager of the same bank. As soon as they start dating, Mondo becomes a successful businessman, but he, an upwardly mobile serial playboy, leaves Nayoko, trying to marry the niece of the president to advance his career. Nayoko becomes a geisha once again with a new patron, but she tries to help Mondo, who is falling into a trap
Junjō hen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tora-san falls in love with Yuko, who is renting a room at "Toraya" on the island of Gotō, but Yuko is there hiding from her husband, who one day shows up and wants to take her home
Marusa no onna 2 by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to the 1987 hit, A taxing woman. She investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious order
"Shizuka na seikatsu" A quiet life( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mā-chan's parents leave for Australia and she needs to take care of her elder brother Īyō (English name: Eeyo), a mentally retarded young boy who is a gifted musician, and her younger brother Ō-chan, who is facing his entrance exam for a college. Unexpected happenings help her learn of the complexities of life outside her idyllic home
Marutai no onna Marutai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress Isono Biwako witnesses a murder. The victim is a lawyer who has been investigating a cult group. Biwako is able to identify the murderer, a member of the cult group. Biwako agrees to testify in court, and in order to protect her from the cult group, two cops are assigned to protect her
Ji she ji shi de chuang yi cai hui yu CG she ji dian : 30 tao x158 zhong Photoshop+Illustrator she ji yu ji shu dian zi by Xingnan Gongben( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Itami, Nobuko 1945-

Miyamoto Joanne Nobuko 1945-....

Miyamoto, Nobuko 1945-

Nobuko Miyamoto

Nobuko Miyamoto Actress

Nobuko Miyamoto japanische Schauspielerin und Sngerin

نوبوكو مياموتو

نوبوکو میاموتو بازیگر ژاپنی

本多俊之 1945-

宮本信子 1945-

Languages
Japanese (107)

English (14)

German (8)

French (1)

Chinese (1)