Tomorowo Taguchi

Biography

(??????, born 30 November 1957 in Tokyo) is a Japanese actor. After leaving Dokkyo University without graduating, he started to earn his living as an illustrator, writer and pornographic cartoonist. He joined a theatre called Hakken no Kai in 1978 and he made a screen debut in Zokubutsu Zukan (based on the book by Yasutaka Tsutsui) in 1982. He was also a prominent cult musician in the Tokyo underground scene with his band Bachikaburi in 80's and early 90's. He is probably most well known to the West as the lead actor in Tetsuo and Tetsuo II directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. He also makes regular appearances in Takashi Miike's films. He became known to the Japanese public as a narrator for TV documentary series Project X - Challengers aired between 2000 and 2005 by NHK. As a film director, so far he directed one film which was titled Iden & Tity in 2003. Filmography: Movies ◾ Monsterz (2014) ◾ Disregarded People / Sutegataki Hitobito (2014) ◾ Roommate (2013) ◾ Maruyama, The Middle Schooler / Chuugakusei Maruyama (2013) - Saito ◾ Nobody's Perfect / Daijobu 3 Kumi (2013) - Shinichi Haitani ◾ Detective in the Bar / Tantei Wa Bar Ni Iru 2 (2013) - Matsuo ◾ Aibou Series X DAY / Aibou Shirizu X DAY (2013) - Sadayoshi Kutsuki ◾ A Road Stained Crimson / Akai Kisetsu (2012) ◾ Fly With The Gold / Ogon O Daite Tobe (2012) - Yamagishi ◾ The Samurai That Night / Sono Yoru no Samurai (2012) - Nobuo Hoshi ◾ The Drudgery Train / Kueki Ressha (2012) - manager of used bookstore ◾ River (2012) - Osamu ◾ Phone Call to the Bar / Tantei ha Bar ni Iru (2011) - Matsuo ◾ Household X / Kazoku X (2011) - Kenichi Hashimoto ◾ A Man With Style / Azemichi no Dandy (2011) - Sanada ◾ The Egoists / Keibetsu (2011) - Shinji Ninomiya ◾ GANTZ Perfect Answer (2011) - Yoshikazu Suzuki ◾ Gantz (2011) - Yoshikazu Suzuki ◾ Piecing Me Back Together / Matataki (2010) ◾ The Shikisoku Generation (2009) ◾ April Bride / Yomei Ikkagetsu no Hanayome (2009) - Okuno ◾ Brass Knuckle Boys / Shonen Meriken Sakku (2009) - Jimmy (vocals) ◾ Ain't No Tomorrows / Oretachi ni Asu wa Naissu (2008) ◾ Otokotachi no uta (2008) ◾ Your Friends / Kimi no Tomodachi (2008) ◾ The Most Beautiful Night in the World / Sekai de Ichiban Utsukushii Yoru (2008) ◾ The Climbers High / Kuraimazu hai (2008) ◾ A Girl in the Sunset (2008) ◾ Masked Rider: The Next / Kamen Rider the Next (2007) ◾ Winds From Zero / Zero Karano Kaze (2007) ◾ The Invitation from Cinema Orion / Orion-za kara no shOtaijO (2007) ◾ M (2007-Japan) (2007) ◾ Switching - Goodbye Me / TenkOsei: Sayonara anata (2007) ◾ How to Become Myself / Ashita no watashi no tsukurikata (2007) - Koji Ueshima ◾ Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad / Tokyo Tawa: Okan to Boku to, Tokidoki, Oton (2007) - Mailman ◾ Like a Dragon / Ryu ga gotoku: gekijO-ban (2007) - Barber Owner ◾ The Yakiniku Movie: Bulgogi / Purukogi (2007) ◾ Prisoner/Terrorist / Yuheisha - terorisuto (2007) ◾ Love Letter So-renka (2006) - Yui's father ◾ Cain's Descendant / Kain no matsuei (2006) - Matsumura ◾ Akihabara@DEEP (2006) ◾ God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand / Kami no hidarite akuma no migite (2006) - Koichiro Kubota ◾ Sway / Yureru (2006) - Judge ◾ Black Night / Hak yae (2006) - Dr. Kawai (segment "Dark Hole") ◾ Gamera the Brave / Gamera: Chiisaki yusha-tachi (2006) ◾ School Daze / Sukuru deizu (2005) ◾ Until the Lights Come Back / Daiteiden no yoru ni (2005) - Saeki ◾ It's Only Talk / Yawarakai seikatsu (2005) - K ◾ When the Show Tent Came to My Town / Okami shOjo (2005) ◾ Strange Circus / KimyO na sakasu (2005) ◾ Snowy Love Fall in Spring / Haru no yuki (2005) - Yamada, Butler of Matsugae family ◾ Einstein Girl / Ainshutain garu (2005) ◾ Kazuo Umezu's Horror Theater: Death Make / Umezu Kazuo: KyOfu gekijO - Death make (2005) ◾ Who's Camus Anyway? / Kamyu nante shiranai (2005) - Oyama ◾ Girlfriend / Girlfriend: Someone Please Stop the World (2004) - Miho's father ◾ A Blue Automobile / Aoi kuruma (2004) - Record store boss ◾ Mask de 41 (2004) - Tadao kuramochi ◾ Kamachi (2004) ◾ L'amant (2004) - A ◾ 1980 (2003) ◾ Owl / Fukuro (2003) ◾ Vibrator (2003) ◾ Doing Time / Keimusho no naka (2002) ◾ Eleven Minutes, Nine Seconds, One Image: September 11 / 11'0901 - September 11 (2002) - (segment Japan) ◾ A Snake of June / Rokugatsu no hebi (2002) ◾ Aiki (2002) - Saburo Ishikawa ◾ Bastoni: The Stick Handlers (2002) - Matsunaga ◾ Barber's Sorrow / Rihatuten aruji no kanashimi (2002) - Barber ◾ Man-hole (2001) - Tarou Ushiyama ◾ Drug (2001) - Kuniaki Honjo ◾ Dead or Alive 2: Birds / Dead or Alive 2: TObOsha (2000) - Man with telescope ◾ Tokyo Trash Baby / Tokyo gomi onna (2000) - Master of Cafe ◾ Sweet Sweet Ghost (2000) - Harigane ◾ By Player / Sanmon yakusha (2000) ◾ Kamome (2000) - Akitoshi Fukuma ◾ Keizoku: The Movie / Keizoku/eiga (2000) ◾ Chinpira (2000) ◾ Oshikiri (2000) ◾ Senrigan (2000) ◾ Taboo / Gohatto (1999) - Samurai Tojiro Yuzawa ◾ Dead or Alive / Dead or Alive: Hanzaisha (1999) ◾ Is That You? / Genki no kamisama (1998) ◾ Daikaiju Tokyo ni arawaru (1998) ◾ Andromedia / Andoromedia (1998) ◾ Ohaka ga nai! (1998) ◾ Sada (1998) ◾ Midori (1996) ◾ Tenshi no wakemae (1995) ◾ Love Letter (1995) ◾ Angel Dust / Enjeru dasuto (1994) ◾ Ohaka to Rikon (1993) ◾ Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992) ◾ Tetsuo, the Iron Man / Tetsuo (1989) Drama Series ◾ Long Goodbye / Rongu Guddobai (NHK / 2014) - editor ◾ QP (NTV / 2011) - Hiko ◾ Deka Wanko (NTV / 2011) - Kazumasa Tamura ◾ Shinya Shokudo (TBS-MBS / 2009) - Sakushika (ep.2) ◾ Hari-kei (NTV / 2007) ◾ Tobuga Gotoku (NHK / 1990) TV Movies ◾ Aishiteru - Kizuna - (NTV / 2011) - art school professor

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man

Man

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Full Metal Yakuza

Genpaku Hiraga

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All Night Long, Vol. 3: The Final Chapter

Kawasaki

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Tomie

Detective Harada

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Bastoni: The Stick Handlers

Matsunaga

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Shinjuku Triad Society

Shu-Ming Wang

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New Love in Tokyo

Man with a knife

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Daiteiden no yoru ni

Saeki

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Gangster

Kikura

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Andromedia

Gôda

Starring In
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Gantz 2: Perfect Answer

Yoshikazu Suzuki

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Gantz

Yoshikazu Suzuki

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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man

Teeth Brushing Man

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Yakuza: Like A Dragon

Barber Owner

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Daiteiden no yoru ni

Saeki

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September 11

segment "Japan"

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Bastoni: The Stick Handlers

Matsunaga

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Monday

Mitsuhiko Shima, TV Psychologist

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Dead Or Alive 2

Man with telescope

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Dead or Alive 2

Man with telescope

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Taboo

Samurai Tojiro Yuzawa

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Gemini

Middle-aged Patient

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Tomie

Detective Harada

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Ley Lines

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Andromedia

Gôda

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The Eel

Eiji Dojima

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Full Metal Yakuza

Genpaku Hiraga

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All Night Long, Vol. 3: The Final Chapter

Kawasaki

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Gangster

Kikura

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Love Letter

Female itsuki's father

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Shinjuku Triad Society

Shu-Ming Wang

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New Love in Tokyo

Man with a knife

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man

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