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Yakusho, Kōji

Overview
Works: 122 works in 553 publications in 8 languages and 11,412 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Video recordings for the hearing impaired  Dance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kōji Yakusho
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
Memoirs of a geisha by Arthur Golden( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. Her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy in Hatsumomo and she is rescued by Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic and social skills a geisha must master in order to survive in her society. As a renowned geisha, she enters a society of wealth, privilege, and political intrigue
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons
Tanpopo by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

45 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy, began as a series of anecodotes about food, around which Itami built a plot borrowed from the classic western movies Rio Bravo & Shane. The central character is a truck-driver, an expert noodle cook & wearer of cowboy clothes, who encounters Tampopo proprietor of a run-down noodle bar
Tokyo sonata by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a contemporary Japanese family torn apart after its patriarch unexpectedly loses his job. Ashamed, he keeps this a secret, but as he grows more despondent, his family resorts to drastic measures to break away from their fractured lives
Jūsannin no shikaku( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Unagi = The eel by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding his wife in bed with another man, Takuro Yamashita murders her, serves an eight year prison sentence, and then moves to a small town to begin life anew as a barber. When he hires a young woman as his assistant, her past collides with his to the detriment of all
Hara-kiri death of a samurai by Takashi Miike( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord."--IMDb.com
The Cure : heart disease and anti-cholesterol drugs by Cure (Musical group)( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist Sakuma are called in to figure out the connection, but their investigation goes nowhere. An odd young man is arrested near the scene of the latest murder, who has a strange effect on everyone who comes into contact with him. Detective Takabe starts a series of interrogations to determine the man's connection with the killings."--IMDb summary
Pulse by Pink Floyd (Musical group)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young friends is rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own and his subsequent ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. More deaths follow as the world is slowly being drained of life
The boy and the beast by Mamoru Hosoda( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But the unlikely pair will be put to the ultimate test; a final showdown
Akai hashi no shita no nurui mizu = Warm water under a red bridge by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers"--Internet Movie Database
Séance by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl escapes her kidnappers and hides in Koji's, a sound effects engineer, equipment case while he is recording sounds in the woods with his psychic wife. The stage is set to promote her psychic abilities, but the hoax goes terrifyingly wrong
13 assassins by Takashi Miike( Visual )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Kawaki = the world of Kanako( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Japanese and German and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nonstop visual and emotional assault to the senses as it follows troubled ex-detective Akikazu on the hunt for his missing teenage daughter, Kanako. What he discovers in his search is an unsettling and harrowing web of depravity, surrounding both Kanako and himself. As Akizaku stumbles along a shocking trail of drugs, sex and violence, he finds himself woefully unprepared for the revelations that affect all he holds dear
Karisuma( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced Tokyo detective finds himself embroiled in a tense struggle revolving around a gnarled, forbidding tree in a remote forest where all the other trees are dying or dead. Is the solitary tree rare, or a mutation?
Sakebi by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Yoshioka is investigating the drowning death of a young woman who is wearing a red dress. Face down in a muddy puddle, her stomach is found to be full of sea water. Clues begin to point to the detective as the killer, since his fingerprints and personal items are located at the murder scene. As more bodies turn up that have been killed in the same way, even the detective begins to wonder whether he himself may be the very murderer that he is pursuing"--Container
Dopperugengā = Doppelgänger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meek scientist meets and eventually learns to deal with his double, who, though physically identical to him, is frighteningly opposite in nature
Eureka by Shinji Aoyama( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bus is violently hijacked in a small Japanese town, only three people survive: the guilt-racked driver, Makoto, and a young brother and sister, Kozue and Naoki. Two years later, each of them still struggles to re-engage with life. But when Makoto impulsively buys a bus, he sets out with Kozue and Naoki on a long journey across Japan, which becomes a cathartic odyssey of spiritual self-discovery
Dora heita( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koheita is a samurai with a reputation for debauchery, so his appointment as magistrate of the most corrupt township in Japan raises a few eyebrows on both sides of the law ... but is everything as it seems?
 
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Memoirs of a geisha
Alternative Names
Hashimoto, Koji

Hashimoto, Kôji 1956-

Kōji Yakusho acteur japonais

Kōji Yakusho aktor japoński

Kôji Yakusho attore giapponese

Kōji Yakusho Japanese actor

Kōji Yakusho Japanischer Schauspieler

Kōji Yakusho Japans acteur

Yakusho, Koji

Yakusho, Kōji 1956-

Yakusyo, Kozi

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کوجی یاکوشو بازیگر ژاپنی

കൊജി യാകുഷോ

야쿠쇼 고지

ヤクショ, コウジ

役所, 広司 1956-...

役所廣司

役所広司, 1956-

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Tokyo sonataUnagi = The eelSéance