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Kichitaro Negishi
Kichitaro Negishi (根岸吉太郎, Negishi Kichitarō) is a Japanese film director. Although his films are admired by critics in Japan
Japan
for their intelligence, Negishi has received little international recognition for his work
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Tokyo
Tokyo
Tokyo
(/ˈtoʊkioʊ/, Japanese: [toːkʲoː] ( listen)), officially Tokyo Metropolis,[6] is the capital city of Japan
Japan
and one of its 47 prefectures.[7] The Greater Tokyo Area
Greater Tokyo Area
is the most populous metropolitan area in the world.[8] It is the seat of the Emperor of Japan
Japan
and the Japanese government. Tokyo
Tokyo
is in the Kantō region
Kantō region
on the southeastern side of the main island Honshu
Honshu
and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands.[9] Formerly known as Edo, it has been the de facto seat of government since 1603 when Shōgun
Shōgun
Tokugawa Ieyasu made the city his headquarters
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Mainichi Film Concours
The Mainichi Film
Film
Awards (毎日映画コンクール, Mainichi Eiga Konkūru) are a series of annual film awards, sponsored by Mainichi Shinbun (毎日新聞), one of the largest newspaper companies in Japan, since 1946. Awards[edit]Mainichi Film
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Kachō Kōsaku Shima
Kachō Kōsaku Shima
Kachō Kōsaku Shima
(Japanese: 課長島耕作) is the first in a number of Japanese manga series, by Kenshi Hirokane, about a fictional salaryman named Kōsaku Shima. The series ran from 1983–1992 under this title, winning the 1991 Kodansha
Kodansha
Manga
Manga
Award in the General category.[1] As of 2013, the series has sold over 40 million copies in Japan.[2] It depicts the life of a salaryman, a Japanese white-collar worker who devotes his life to his company. The manga has also been published as 7 bilingual volumes (Japanese-English) called Division Chief Kosaku Shima[3] and President Kosaku Shima,[4] and in French and German. In addition to various manga there has also been one comedic ONA, and two comedic anime adaptations lasting 11 episodes each, a live action film, and a single episode TV drama
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Japan
Coordinates: 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136Japan 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-kokuFlagImperial SealAnthem: "Kimigayo" 君が代"His Imperial Majesty's Reign"[2][3] Government
Government
Seal of JapanGo-Shichi no Kiri (五七桐)Area controlled by Japan
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Yakuza
Principal clans:Yamaguchi-gumi Sumiyoshi-kai Inagawa-kai Yakuza
Yakuza
(Japanese: ヤクザ, [jaꜜkɯza]), also known as gokudō (極道, "the extreme path"), are members of transnational organized crime syndicates originating in Japan. The Japanese police, and media by request of the police, call them bōryokudan (暴力団, "violent groups"), while the yakuza call themselves "ninkyō dantai" (任侠団体 or 仁侠団体, "chivalrous organizations"). The yakuza are notorious for their strict codes of conduct and their organized fiefdom-nature
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Kōji Yakusho
Kōji Hashimoto (橋本 広司, Hashimoto Kōji, born 1 January 1956),[1] known professionally as Kōji Yakusho
Kōji Yakusho
(役所 広司, Yakusho Kōji), is a Japanese actor.[2]Contents1 Biography1.1 International breakthrough: Shall We Dance? 1.2 Further evolution2 Filmography2.1 Film 2.2 Television 2.3 Dubbing roles3 Awards and honors 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Yakusho was born in Isahaya, Nagasaki, the youngest of five brothers. After graduation from Nagasaki Prefectural High School of Technology in 1974, he worked at the Chiyoda municipal ward office, or kuyakusho, in Tokyo, from which he later took his stage name
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Ken Watanabe
Ken Watanabe
Ken Watanabe
(渡辺 謙, Watanabe Ken, born October 21, 1959) is a Japanese actor. To English-speaking audiences, he is known for playing tragic hero characters, such as General Tadamichi Kuribayashi
Tadamichi Kuribayashi
in Letters from Iwo Jima
Letters from Iwo Jima
and Lord Katsumoto Moritsugu in The Last Samurai, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Among other awards, he has won the Japan Academy Prize for Best Actor twice, in 2007 for Memories of Tomorrow and in 2010 for Shizumanu Taiyō. He is also known for his roles in director Christopher Nolan's Hollywood films Batman Begins
Batman Begins
and Inception. In 2014, he starred in the reboot of Godzilla
Godzilla
as Dr
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Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Hokkaido
(北海道, Hokkaidō, literally "Northern Sea Circuit") (Japanese: [hokkaꜜidoː] ( listen)), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido
Hokkaido
from Honshu.[1] The two islands are connected by the undersea railway Seikan Tunnel. The largest city on Hokkaido
Hokkaido
is its capital, Sapporo, which is also its only ordinance-designated city
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Kinema Junpo Awards
Kinema Junpo
Kinema Junpo
(キネマ旬報, Kinema Junpō), commonly called Kinejun (キネ旬), is Japan's oldest film magazine and began publication in July 1919.[1] It was first published three times a month, using the Japanese Jun (旬) system of dividing months into three parts, but the postwar Kinema Junpō has been published twice a month. The magazine was founded by a group of four students, including Saburō Tanaka, at the Tokyo Institute of Technology
Tokyo Institute of Technology
( Tokyo
Tokyo
Technical High School at the time). In that first month, it was published three times on days with a "1" in them. These first three issues were printed on art paper and had four pages each. Kinejun initially specialized in covering foreign films, in part because its writers sided with the principles of the Pure Film
Film
Movement and strongly criticized Japanese cinema
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Nikkan Sports Film Awards
The Nikkan Sports
Nikkan Sports
Film
Film
Award (日刊スポーツ映画大賞, Nikkan Supōtsu Eiga Taishō) are film-specific prizes awarded solely by the Nikkan Sports. Categories[edit]Best Film B
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Blue Ribbon Awards
The Blue Ribbon Awards (ブルーリボン賞, Burū Ribon Shō) are film-specific prizes awarded solely by movie critics and writers in Tokyo, Japan. The awards were established in 1950 by The Association of Tokyo
Tokyo
Film Journalists (東京映画記者会, Tōkyō Eiga Kishakai) which is composed of film correspondents from seven Tokyo-based sports newspapers. In 1961, the six major Japanese newspapers (Yomiuri Shinbun, Asahi Shinbun, Mainichi Shinbun, Sankei Shimbun, Tokyo Shimbun and Nihon Keizai Shinbun) as well as the Japanese Associated Press withdrew their support for the Blue Ribbon Awards and established the Association of Japanese Film
Film
Journalists Awards (日本映画記者会賞, Nihon Eiga Kishakai Shō), (which were held a mere six times). In 1967, the awards were cancelled as a result of the Black Mist Scandal. In 1975, the awards were revived, and have continued until the present day
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Raindance Film Festival
Raindance is an independent film festival and film school that operates throughout major cities including: London, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Budapest, Berlin
Berlin
and Brussels.[1] The festival itself was established in 1992 by Elliot Grove
Elliot Grove
to be the voice of British filmmaking.[citation needed] Listed by Variety as one of the world’s top 50 ‘unmissable film festivals’.[2] Raindance showcases features and shorts by filmmakers from around the world to an audience of film executives and buyers, journalists, film fans and filmmakers.[3] In 2009 the Raindance Film Festival
Raindance Film Festival
had approximately 6069 attendees, followed by 4694 in 2010.[citation needed] Their website claims 13,500 attendees in 2012 and 80,000 online followers.[4] Timeline of Raindance[edit]1992 - Raindance is born
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Japan Academy Prize (film)
The Japan
Japan
Academy Prize (日本アカデミー賞, Nippon Akademī-shō), often called the Japan
Japan
Academy Awards
Academy Awards
or the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for excellence in Japanese film
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Takako Matsu
Takako Matsu (松 たか子, Matsu Takako), born Takako Fujima (藤間 隆子, Fujima Takako), on June 10, 1977 in Tokyo, is a Japanese actress and pop singer/songwriter.Contents1 Background 2 Life and career 3 Musical style 4 Filmography4.1 Film 4.2 TV dramas 4.3 TV shows5 Theater 6 Awards and prizes 7 Discography7.1 Studio albums 7.2 Compilation albums 7.3 Live albums8 Bibliography 9 References 10 External linksBackground[edit] Takako Matsu was born into a traditional buyō house, which produced famous actors and actresses, including her father Matsumoto Hakuō II, kabuki actor and head of the buyō house; her uncle Nakamura Kichiemon II, Kabuki
Kabuki
performer and actor; her elder brother Matsumoto Koshirō X, Kabuki
Kabuki
performer and actor; her sister, six years her elder Kio Matsumoto, stage director and actresses and her husband Kazuhisa Kawahara, actor
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Montreal World Film Festival
The Montreal
Montreal
World Film Festival (WFF; French: le Festival des Films du Monde; alternative official name Montreal
Montreal
International Film Festival, not commonly used), founded in 1977, is one of Canada's oldest international film festivals and the only competitive film festival in North America accredited by the FIAPF (although the Toronto International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
is North America's only accredited non-competitive festival)
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