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Ishibashi, Renji 1941-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 2,144 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Romance films  Spaghetti Westerns  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Renji Ishibashi
Ōdishon = Audition by Takashi Miike( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Japanese and German and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged widower is urged by his teenage son and film producer friend to start dating again. They hold a phony audition, and the widower falls for a ballerina with a suspicious past. Their courtship veers from polite romance to psycho nightmare!
The ramen girl by Robert Allan Ackerman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned by her boyfriend in Tokyo, a young woman finds a job working for a tyrannical chef in a local ramen house and learns how to put excitement and enthusiasm back into her life as well as her cooking
Sukiyaki western : Django( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixing the traditional spaghetti-western style film with Asian action films, a dusty Nevada town is reimagined through Japanese culture. Two clans of gunfighters battle for a legendary hidden treasure: Yoshitsune leads the white-clad Genjis gang, while the red-wearing Heikes are led by Kiyomori. The balance between the two groups is upset by the arrival of a lone wanderer
Outrage by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly power struggle erupts between Tokyo's Yakuza clans in this edgy thriller from actor/director Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano. Fearing that his trusted second-in-command, Ikemoto (Jun Kunimura), has struck a deal with his drug-dealing rivals, the Murase family, overall Yakuza clan boss 'The Chairman' (Soichiro Kitamura) orders Ikemoto to warn the Murases to back off. Realising he's under suspicion, Ikemoto passes the order onto his ageing underling Otomo (Kitano), telling him to use any means necessary. As Otomo takes his boss at h
Umi wa miteita = The sea is watching by Kei Kumai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O-Shin, a beautiful young geisha in 19th century Japan, meets a samurai named Fusanosuke, who is on the run for killing a man. She assists him by cutting his hair. Despite the protests of O-Shin's friend, the two fall in love. Eventually he leaves O-Shin, only to return later and reveal that he is engaged. O-Shin, eventually, falls in love again - to Ryosuke, who is also a samurai
The bird people in China = Chugoku no chojin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Japanese salaryman is sent by his company to a remote Chinese village to evaluate precious jade that is found there. However, before he arrives, he meets the Yakuza debt-collector who was sent to tail him to protect his bosses' interest in the company. When the men finally arrive, their mission becomes sidetracked by their interest in a mysterious young village girl, her haunting English language song and the secret that makes men fly like birds
Rōningai by Yitailang Shanshang( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of ronin on the outskirts of Edo in the last of the samurai era. These masterless samurai have taken to drunkenness and debauchery with the local prostitutes. They can regain their honor when renegade samurai invade the area to kill the prostitutes. This project was undertaken in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the death of Shozo Makino, the 'father of the Japanese cinema
Tetsuo by Shin'ya Tsukamoto( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a car accident, a young metal fetishist discovers that he has strange powers & his body begins to painfully mutate into a synergy of flesh & metal
46-okunen no koi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside a juvenile detention center, two young prisoners from vastly different backgrounds experience a bond that transcends their tormented past. Life around them dissolves between a real world containing a murder mystery, and a surreal journey
20th century boys 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is now 2015, and Friend rules a disturbing new world. Kenji has been missing since the Bloody New Year's Eve of 2000, and his niece Kanna, who has been looked after by Yukuji, is now in high school. Her history texbook contains a fabricated story about Kenji and his friends being the terrorists behind the horrific events of 2000
Sukiyaki western django by Takashi Miike( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two clans battle for a legendary treasure hidden in a desolate mountain. The white Genjis are led by Yoshitsune and the red Heikes are led by Kiyomori. A lone gunman drifts into town. He is burdened with deep emotional scars but blessed with a sharpshooter's aim. A deadly fued erupts into a final, explosive showdown as the two clans try to woo the lone gunman over to their side
One missed call 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban legend comes to life as people are hearing their own deaths on their cell phones, only to have it come true moments later. Only a couple of friends and a journalist can stop this--or can they?
The woman with red hair = Akai kami no onna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truck driver picks up a women who is eating noodles in front of an automatic vending machine. The woman then moves in with the truck driver. Neither partner in the relationship talks about themselves or their past. They focus solely on enjoying each other as sex partners
Sōseiji = Gemini by Shin'ya Tsukamoto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sumptuous horror tale of savage sibling rivalry set in the early 20th century
Deddo oa araibu : Hanzaisha by Takashi Miike( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggles between a Shinjuku detective, Japanese yakuza, and the Chinese "Mafia" in Japan
Audition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audition is a deeply disturbing meditation on the war between the sexes masquerading as a horror film. Aoyama is a lonely Japanese film producer and widower who lives with his teenage son. One evening his son tells him he's starting to look old, and that he should remarry. With the help of pal Yoshikawa he stages a film audition, ostensibly to cast a new film, but really to find a new wife. Smitten by willowy Asami--whose resume tells of a terrible injury that destroyed her ballet career--Aoyama falls in love and quickly proposes. Love may be blind, but Aoyama is about to discover how dangerous blindness can be. Aoyama failed to see that during their initial meeting, Asami was auditioning him, too. Unfortunately, he failed the tryout
One missed call trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban legend comes to life as people are hearing their own deaths on their cell phones, only to have it come true moments later. Only a couple of friends and a journalist can stop this ... or can they?
Edogawa Ranpo ryōkikan Yaneura no sanposha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tenant of a boarding house in 1923 Tokyo, enjoys spying on the private lives of his fellow tenants. One day he sees a mysterious woman kill her lover, and decides he's found his soulmate
Rōningai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of ronin and prostitutes in 19th century Japan
Ōdishon( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aoyama, a middle-aged widower, is urged by his teenage son and his film producer friend to get out and start dating again. To help him meet women, his friend devises a plan to hold a fake audition for a leading lady. Reluctantly agreeing, Aoyama auditions 30 young hopefuls and falls for the silent beauty of Asami, a former ballerina with a dark past. Their courtship veers from quiet romance to psycho nightmare
 
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Umi wa miteita = The sea is watching
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Alternative Names
Renji Ishibashi acteur japonais

Renji Ishibashi actor japonés

Renji Ishibashi attore giapponese

Renji Ishibashi Japanese actor

Renji Ishibashi Japans acteur

Renji Ishibashi pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Рэндзи Исибаси

Рэндзи Исибаси японский актёр

رنجي إيشيباشي ممثل ياباني

رنجی ایشی باشی بازیگر ژاپنی

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Languages
Japanese (50)

English (15)

German (4)