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小林旭 1938-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 801 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
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Most widely held works by 小林旭
Sabita naifu = Rusty knife( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends, who are former criminals and trying to go straight, are outed as witnesses to a murder committed by a local Yakuza boss. The police try to convince them to come forward. The gangsters try to pay them off, with the threat of death looming
The yakuza papers : battles without honor & humanity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battles without honor & humanity: In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza. After joining boss Yamamori, Shozo is drawn into a feud with his sworn brother's family, the Dois. But that's when the chivalry ends and the hypocrisy, betrayal, and assasinations begin
Nikkatsu noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take aim at the police van: A prison guard metes out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Ā kessen kōkūtai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing Japan would lose World War II, brilliant Vice Admiral Takajiro Ohnishi devises a plan to force America to the negotiation table. This is the story of an honorable man who unleashes the devastating Kamikaze attacks. Ohnishi tried to convince the Americans that invading Japan would be too costly in lives. But what he could not foresee was that America had another way of ending the war
Kanto mushuku = Kanto wanderer by Qingshun Lingmu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gamblers and card sharps, prostitution, and Yakuza-style vengeance: Yakuza icon Akira Kobayashi is boss Izu's bodyguard Katsuta, who finds himself at the center of a violent power play by the greedy rival boss Yoshida. When Katsuta encounters a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale from his past, he must decide to act upon his own desires or pay his debt of honor to boss Izu."--Container
3 seconds before explosion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone renegade from the shadowy espionage bureau that honed his killer instincts to a razor's edge, the implacable Yabuki teams up with fellow mercenary crime fighter Yamawaki. Together, they follow a trail of stolen gems leading from the final days of WWII to a contemporary conspiracy
Kanto mushuku = Kanto wanderer by Seijun Suzuki( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gamblers and card sharps, prostitution, and yakuza-style vengeance are mainstays in most films by master director Seijun Suzuki, and Kanto Wanderer is no exception. Boss Izu's bodyguard, Mr. Katsuta, is at the center of a violent power play by Boss Yoshida to take over Izu's interests. As he tries to maintain stability, Mr. Katsuta is thrown off guard when he encounters a dangerous woman from his past
Bloody territories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-powerful yakuza disbands as a result of a police crackdown, but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution and gambling rackets
Black tight killers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of gangster/spy movies, a combat photographer is trying to save his stewardess girlfriend from American mobsters and Japanese gangsters
Kōiki bōryoku ryūketsu no shima = Bloody territories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-powerful yakuza disbands as a result of a police crackdown, but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution and gambling rackets
Jingi naki tatakai( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The successor to Hiroshima's most powerful yakuza family, the Muraokas, is whacked in broad daylight. Developing into a yakuza succession crisis, the weaseley Uchimoto dithers while backstabbing boss Yamamori takes over as head of the Muraoka family. Once again, Shozo Hirono is caught in the middle, and all-out war is unavoidable
Jingi naki tatakai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cops crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension to the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Takeda tries to keep a lid on things but hotheaded underlings create chaos, with one boss whacked in neutral territory, and Shozo Hirono plotting to finally take out longtime nemesis, boss Yamamori
Jingi naki tatakai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of a big police crackdown, Akira Takeda attempts to transform the Hiroshima yakuza families into a legitimate political organization: The Tensei Coalition. When the young Matsumura ascends to the chairmanship of the coalition, the older, hardened yakuza led by Jo Shishido seize one last opportunity to stir up chaos and bloodshed
Nikkatsu diamond guys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyoi mighty guy: Jiro is a chef who opens a restaurant. His good looks bring in woman and well as unwanted trouble
Nikkatsu diamond guys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voice without a shadow (1958, 92 minutes): When former telephone operator Asako's husband invites his boss Hamazaki over for dinner, she realizes his voice is suspiciously like that of a killer she heard years ago. Before she can investigate further, Hamazaki is found dead and her husband becomes the prime suspect. Determined to prove his innocence, Asako enlists a driven journalist to investigate
Nikkatsu diamond guys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voice without a shadow: when former telephone operator Asako's husband invites his boss Hamazaki over for dinner, she realizes his voice is suspiciously like that of a killer she heard years ago. Before she can investigate further, Hamazaki is found dead and her husband becomes the prime suspect
Retaliation by Dane Cook( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of gang warfare, a yakuza lieutenant emerges from jail to find his gang dispersed and his aging boss in his sickbed, with a rival waiting to kill him and a young girl caught in the crossfire
Kinji Fukasaku's battles without honor and humanity : the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final episode: Set in 1966 after a police crackdown, the gangs of Hiroshima and Kure have formed a massive, multi-family political and economic coalition called the Tensei Group, seeking a way forward into the 1970's as part of Japan's economic bubble. Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) finds himself increasingly alienated from this semi-legitimate form of corruption, particularly as acting Tensei Group chairman Matsumura (Kinya Kitaoji) tries to put the gangs on a new, more business-like path. But old habits die hard, and when rivalries surface once again, they bring with them the promise of more bloodshed
Seijun Suzuki : the early years( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wind-of-Youth group crosses the mountain pass: A carnivalesque tale of a student who hooksup with a down-at-heels traveling magic troupe
Sasurai by Akira Kobayashi( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ā kessen kōkūtai
Alternative Names
Akira Kobayashi

Akira Kobayashi Acteur japonais (1938 - )

Akira Kobayashi Japanese actor and singer

Akira Kobayashi Japans acteur

Akira Kobayashi penyanyi Jepang

Akira Kobayashi ureueng meujangeun Jeupun

Kobayashi, Akira.

Kobayashi, Akira 1937-

Kobayashi, Akira 1938-

Кобаяси, Акира

آکیرا کوبایاشی بازیگر و خواننده ژاپنی

コバヤシ, アキラ

コバヤシ, アキラ 1937-

小林旭 1938-

小林旭 俳優、歌手

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