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TBS Drama Special 2015 ~ Akamedaka

Date: From 9.00 p.m., 28 December 2015
Scriptwriter: Yaitsu Hiroyuki (Shitamachi Rocket (TBS), Keiji 7-nin, Ryusei Wagon)
Original Work: Akamedaka by Tatekawa Danshun… 628 more words


Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen (2015)

After making two very hard boiled, gritty and nihilistic gangster movies, Takeshi Kitano seems to have decided to return back to his first love, comedy. Granted, he didn’t stray that far from the tree that bears lucrative fruits, as the story here revolves around eight geriatric ex-Yakuza members who decide to come back from retirement, sort of putting the band back together if you will, and form a new crime family made of elderly people to, absurdly, relive their old glory days. 619 more words

Watched Movie

LFF 2015: Ryuzo and his Seven Henchmen

Takeshi Kitano, perhaps best known in the UK for being the host of ’80s gameshow Takeshi’s Castle, but also known for having made some great ’90s films – … 525 more words


My Street Japan. Day 14.

My street is not a hive of bright lights and a constant stream of advertising. I think it was, at one time, but those days have passed. 241 more words


Yakuza 6 to feature baddest Yakuza film dude of all time: Japanese actor Beat Takeshi 【Video】

Japanese actor and director “Beat” Takeshi Kitano is an instantly recognisable face over here in Japan, but westerners might be more familiar with him in his role as sadistic homeroom teacher Kitano in… 455 more words