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Examples of "bunta_sugawara"
Momojiro Hoshi, nicknamed "Ichibanboshi", played by Bunta Sugawara.
Bunta Sugawara won a Hochi Film Award for Best Actor for his performance.
Tekken is a 1990 Japanese film directed by Junji Sakamoto. It stars Takeshi Yamato, Bunta Sugawara and Karen Kirishima.
His 1975 film "Torakku Yarō: Goiken Muyō", starring Bunta Sugawara and co-written with Shinichiro Sawai, was also a huge success and spawned nine sequels.
Two "taiga drama" roles have been his. He appeared in the 1980 "Shishi no Jidai" starring Bunta Sugawara, and as Shimizu Yoshimasa in the 2007 "Fūrin Kazan," having been in the 1992 Nippon Television show of the same name.
The film's lead, Bunta Sugawara who had yakuza friends, said he gave Fukasaku many suggestions while filming. Such as how someone who has never shot a gun would do so.
Director Hiroshi Matsuno began working at the film production company Shochiku in 1950 and worked as an assistant director for filmmakers such as Daisuke Itō, Mikio Naruse, and Yoshitarō Nomura. Matsuno directed a few films starring Bunta Sugawara in the early sixties before working on "The Living Skeleton".
Miyazaki's first film was "Tales from Earthsea", an adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's "Earthsea" book series. Written by Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, the film stars Junichi Okada, Bunta Sugawara and Aoi Teshima. Originally joining the animation project as a consultant, Miyazaki was asked to draw the storyboards. After viewing his storyboards, producer Toshio Suzuki decided Miyazaki should direct the film.
, better known as Admiral , is a ruthless naval officer with the ability of the Logia-type , which allows him to control, create, or transform into magma. After Sengoku retires, Akainu wins the position of fleet admiral in a duel against Aokiji. His appearance is modeled after Bunta Sugawara.
Makoto (Kenji Sawada), a high school science and chemistry teacher, has decided to build his own atomic bomb. Before stealing plutonium isotopes from Tōkai Nuclear Power Plant, he is involved in the botched hijack of one of his school's buses during a field trip. Along with a police detective, Yamashita (Bunta Sugawara), he is able to overcome the hijacker and is publicly hailed as a hero.
In 1969 he switched to Daiei as a replacement for Ichikawa Raizo VIII, starring in many films. On returning to Tōei he would appear in many more films by Fukasaku in the following decade, including three installments in the "Battles Without Honor and Humanity" series, "Cops vs. Thugs" (1975), "Hokuriku Proxy War" (1977), "The Doberman Cop" (1977), "Shogun's Samurai" (1978) and "The Fall of Ako Castle" (1978). Starring opposite Bunta Sugawara in the first four and opposite Sonny Chiba in the last four.
The violent, documentary-like film chronicles the underworld tribulations of Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara), a young ex-soldier and street thug in post-war Hiroshima Prefecture. Starting in the open-air black markets of bombed-out Hiroshima in 1946, the film spans a period of more than ten years. The plot consists of a changing of the guard of new families and organizations with the same feuds and people, punctuated by the gritty violence.
Bunta Sugawara was born in Sendai in 1933. His parents divorced when he was four, and he moved to Tokyo to live with his father and stepmother. As part of a wartime policy to evacuate children from major cities, he was moved back to Sendai during fourth grade. As an adult he entered Waseda University's law program, but was dropped in his second year for failing to pay and began work as a model in 1956.
Five films directed by Kinji Fukasaku and starring Bunta Sugawara as Shozo Hirono, who was based on Minō, were produced between 1973 and 1974. They were both critically and commercially successful and popularized the subgenre of yakuza film called "Jitsuroku eiga", which are often based on true stories. Fukasaku directed an additional three standalone films under the "New Battles Without Honor and Humanity" title between 1974 and 1976. Three more films by different directors were produced in 1979, 2000 and 2003.
Kazuo Kasahara claimed he envisioned Bunta Sugawara portraying the character Tetsuya Sakai while writing and later learned that Sugawara had already been cast in the role. However, he said the day before shooting Sugawara was instead cast as Shozo Hirono (based on Minō) and Hiroki Matsukata took over as Sakai. Nobuo Kaneko is the only other actor to portray the same character across all five films; playing Yoshio Yamamori based on Tatsuo Yamamura, who became the first leader of the Kyosei-kai.
Street Mobster, known in Japan as , is a 1972 Japanese yakuza film directed by Kinji Fukasaku and starring Bunta Sugawara and Noboru Ando. It is the sixth installment in Toei's "Gendai Yakuza" series of unrelated films by different directors, all starring Sugawara. Shot on location in Kawasaki, the plot centers around Okita, a street thug troublemaker released from prison only to discover that the crime underworld in which he used to operate and the socio-political landscape of Japan has changed dramatically. "Complex" named it number 3 on their list of The 25 Best Yakuza Movies. Home Vision Entertainment released the movie on DVD in North America in 2004.
His mother Makiko (Yuki Amami) is so protective of his younger brother, Seiha (Akihiro Yarita) that she acts coldly only to Takumi. His grandfather Yozo (Bunta Sugawara) was once a famous high school baseball coach who led his team to the national high school baseball convention at Koshien Stadium. Even his own caring family is not sure at times how to deal with the solitary side of Takumi. His father Hiroshi (Goro Kishitani) is a working father and is an amateur player in Baseball.
Lead actor Bunta Sugawara claims that he had the initial idea to adapt the memoirs to film. He said that six months before the movie was released, he was on the cover of "Shukan Sunday" with Tatsuo Umemiya and read this issue that also contained the first installment of the series while on the Shinkansen. Upon arriving in Kyoto he gave it to Toei producer Koji Shundo and told him to read it. Days later, after Shundo still had not done so, Sugawara bought another copy and insisted again. The actor asked Shundo to cast him in an adaptation, with Goro Kusakabe producing and Kinji Fukasaku directing.
On "Kinema Junpo"s annual list of the best films for the year of 1973 as voted by critics, the first film placed second, "Proxy War" placed eighth and "Deadly Fight in Hiroshima" thirteenth. At the 1974 "Kinema Junpo" Awards; the first installment won the Reader's Choice for Best Film ("Deadly Fight in Hiroshima" was fourth), Bunta Sugawara received Best Actor, and Kazuo Kasahara received Best Screenplay. In 2009, the magazine named it fifth on an aggregated list of the Top 10 Japanese Films of All Time as voted by over one hundred film critics and writers. Previous editions of the list had the series at number twenty-two in 1995 and eighth in 1999, tied with "Twenty-Four Eyes". In 2011, "Complex" named it number one on their list of The 25 Best Yakuza Movies.
"Battles Without Honor and Humanity" won the 1974 "Kinema Junpo" Awards for Best Film, Best Actor (Bunta Sugawara) and Best Screenplay (Kazuo Kasahara). In 2009, the magazine named it fifth on a list of the Top 10 Japanese Films of All Time. Due to the series' commercial and critical popularity it was followed by another three-part series, "New Battles Without Honor and Humanity". The film is often called the "Japanese "Godfather"," and marks a departure from traditional yakuza movies which had, for the most part, been tales of chivalry set in pre-war Japan. The overall tone of the series is bleak, violent and chaotic, expressing the futility of the struggles between yakuza families. In the western market it is also known under the titles "Tarnished Code of Yakuza" (Australia), "War Without a Code", and "The Yakuza Papers".