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Yôji Tanaka is an actor, director, and writer. He is one of the famous people from Nagano prefecture. In his young days, he worked in the Central Japan Railway Company. Later, he became an actor. He has been appearing movies, TV dramas. He is popular as a bar master in Hero (2001). As a movie director, he direct independent movies. For example, ... See full bio »

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Death Note Sasaki
(2006)
Ju-on: The Grudge Yûji Tôyama
(2002)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Crazy 88 #3
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 The Good Wife (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2019)
 2018 Ten: Tenhodori no Kaidanji (TV Mini-Series)
Ginji Asai
- Episode #1.12 (2018) ... Ginji Asai
- Episode #1.11 (2018) ... Ginji Asai
- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... Ginji Asai
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... Ginji Asai
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Ginji Asai
 2018 The True Culprit (TV Series)
Kyusaku Katsuta
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Kyusaku Katsuta
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Kyusaku Katsuta
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Kyusaku Katsuta
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Kyusaku Katsuta
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Kyusaku Katsuta
 2018 Eerie: Invisible Face (TV Mini-Series)
Shogo Hashimoto
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Shogo Hashimoto
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Shogo Hashimoto
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Shogo Hashimoto
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Shogo Hashimoto
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Shogo Hashimoto
 2017 Kataomoi (TV Mini-Series)
Mochizuki
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Mochizuki
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Mochizuki
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Mochizuki
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Mochizuki
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Mochizuki
 2017 Shimo Kitazawa Diehard (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2017)
 2017 Hitoya no toge (TV Mini-Series)
Shogo Jingu
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Shogo Jingu
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Shogo Jingu
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Shogo Jingu
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Shogo Jingu
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Shogo Jingu
 2016 Kôrudo kêsu: Shinjitsu no Tobira (TV Mini-Series)
- Yakusoku (2016)
 2016/II L
 2016 Beppin san (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2016)
 2016 Natsume Sôseki no Tsuma (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
 2016 My Cactus
 2016 Zenin, Kataomoi (segment "Boku no Sabotin")
 2016 Totto TV (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
 2016 Pinchû!
 2016 Akechi Kogorô of 1925 (TV Mini-Series)
 2015 Ardent Flower (TV Series)
Sainosuke Fukugawa
- Iza, Rokumeikan e (2015) ... Sainosuke Fukugawa
- Futari no saikon (2015) ... Sainosuke Fukugawa
- Tomioka seishijou no kiki (2015) ... Sainosuke Fukugawa
- Shimai no yakusoku (2015) ... Sainosuke Fukugawa
- Mirai e no kizuna (2015) ... Sainosuke Fukugawa
 2015 Specialist 4 (TV Movie)
 2015 Gisô no Fûfu (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2015)
- Episode #1.9 (2015)
- Episode #1.8 (2015)
- Episode #1.7 (2015)
- Episode #1.6 (2015)
 2015 Akagi: Yami ni oritatta tensai (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2015)
- Episode #1.9 (2015)
- Episode #1.8 (2015)
- Episode #1.7 (2015)
- Episode #1.6 (2015)
 2015 Hero: Special (TV Movie)
 2015 Obon Brothers
 2015/XI Hero
 2015 Fubenna Benriya (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.12 (2015)
- Episode #1.11 (2015)
- Episode #1.10 (2015)
- Episode #1.9 (2015)
- Episode #1.8 (2015)
 2015 I'm Home (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.8 (2015)
 2013-2015 Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo (TV Series)
Aihara Shigeo
- The Best Birthday Gift (2015) ... Aihara Shigeo
- Proposal with Tears (2015) ... Aihara Shigeo
- Overstep Flowers and Storm (2015) ... Aihara Shigeo
- And Love in KOBE (2015) ... Aihara Shigeo
- Goodbye Kiss (2015) ... Aihara Shigeo
 2015 Ouroboros (TV Mini-Series)
Jesus mikoshiba
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... Jesus mikoshiba
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... Jesus mikoshiba
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Jesus mikoshiba
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... Jesus mikoshiba
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Jesus mikoshiba
 2015 Specialist 3 (TV Movie)
Enzo Zeniya
 2015 The Kindergarten Detective (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2015)
 2014 Seijo (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2014)
- Episode #1.6 (2014)
- Episode #1.5 (2014)
- Episode #1.4 (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
 2014 Hero (TV Series)
Bar master
- Episode #2.11 (2014) ... Bar master
- Episode dated 15 September 2014 (2014) ... Bar master
- Episode dated 8 September 2014 (2014) ... Bar master
- Episode dated 1 September 2014 (2014) ... Bar master
- Episode dated 25 August 2014 (2014) ... Bar master
 2014 Mozu (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2014)
- Episode #1.9 (2014)
- Episode #1.8 (2014)
- Episode #1.7 (2014)
- Episode #1.6 (2014)
 2014 Daruma-san ga Waratta (TV Movie)
 2014 Homeland
 2014 The Tale of Nishino
Minami no Chichi
 2014 Kiso Orion (TV Movie)
Sugiyama
 2014 Judge!
 2013 Olympic no minoshirokin (TV Series)
Shiono
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Shiono
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Shiono
 2013 Tokyo Bandwagon (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2013)
- Episode #1.6 (2013)
 2013 A Detective's Look (TV Mini-Series)
Nakamura
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Nakamura
 2013 Outdoor Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series)
Yoji Tanaka
 2013 Woman (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2013)
 2013 Lieutenant Kenzô Yabe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (2013)
 2013 Death the Looser (Short)
 2013 Ihin no koe o kiku otoko 4 (TV Movie)
Yoshio Komori
 2013 Apoyan ~ Hashiru Kokusai Kûkô (TV Mini-Series)
Mizoguchi
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Mizoguchi
 2013 Shûden Bye Bye (TV Mini-Series)
Ito
- Katase Enoshima Station (2013) ... Ito
 2012 The Rakugo Movie
Manager
 2012 Sômatô kabushikigaisha (TV Mini-Series)
Kohei mineta
- DISC9 (2012) ... Kohei mineta
 2012 Strawberry Night (TV Series)
Komine Kaoru
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Komine Kaoru
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Komine Kaoru
 2012 Garo: Makaisenki (TV Series)
- Train (2012)
 2012 The Solitary Gourmet (TV Series)
Yoshino
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Yoshino
 2011 Spinning Kite
Officer
 2011 Kaitô Royale (TV Series)
Esaki Hayao / Esaki / Mysterious man
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... Esaki
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... Esaki Hayao
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... Esaki Hayao
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Esaki Hayao
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Mysterious man
 2011 The After-Dinner Mysteries (TV Series)
Man in the holding cell
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... Man in the holding cell
 2011 The Woman of S.R.I. (TV Series)
Suspect
- Episode #11.1 (2011) ... Suspect
 2011 Smile Bus (Short)
Driver
 2011 Keiji Narusawa Ryô 2 (TV Movie)
 2010 Sakurada Gate Incident
Juzo Inada
 2010 Tokyo23: Survival City (TV Series)
Akira Kurobe
- Teichaku (2010) ... Akira Kurobe
- Kaimei (2010) ... Akira Kurobe
- Shinrai (2010) ... Akira Kurobe
- Kiretsu (2010) ... Akira Kurobe
- Kidou (2010) ... Akira Kurobe
 2010 Mecha Afro kun (Video) (voice)
 2010 Tôfu shimai (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2010)
- Episode #1.4 (2010)
- Episode #1.3 (2010)
- Episode #1.2 (2010)
- Episode #1.1 (2010)
 2010 Gakeppuchi no Eri - Kono yo de ichiban daiji na 'Kane' no hanashi (TV Series)
Ryuji
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Ryuji
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Ryuji
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Ryuji
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Ryuji
 2010 Neo the Office Chuckler (TV Series)
- Episode #5.1 (2010)
 2010 Hidarime Tantei EYE (TV Series)
Killer
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Killer
 2010 Massuguna otoko (TV Series)
Police officer
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Police officer
 2009 Randies
Robin
 2009 Debt King: The Money Expert (TV Series)
 2009 Ijin no kuru heya (TV Series)
Tairano kiyomori
 2009 Killer Bride's Perfect Crime
Repair man
 2009 Summer Wars
Yorihiko Jin'nôchi (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Yamagata Scream
Bubaigawa
 2009 Konkatsu! (TV Series)
Masuoka Fumihiko
- Episode #1.11 (2009) ... Masuoka Fumihiko
- Episode #1.10 (2009) ... Masuoka Fumihiko
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... Masuoka Fumihiko
- Episode #1.8 (2009) ... Masuoka Fumihiko
- Episode #1.7 (2009) ... Masuoka Fumihiko
 2009 Rescue: Tokubetsu kôdo kyûjotai (TV Series)
Hachiro Igarashi
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... Hachiro Igarashi
- Episode #1.8 (2009) ... Hachiro Igarashi
- Episode #1.7 (2009) ... Hachiro Igarashi
- Episode #1.6 (2009) ... Hachiro Igarashi
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Hachiro Igarashi
 2009 Onna gokoro
 2009 20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope
Detective Higashino
 2008 428: Fûsa sareta Shibuya de (Video Game)
Hachiro Kimizuka
 2008 Tengoku no sûpu (TV Movie)
 2008 The Glory of Team Batista (TV Series)
Kimura
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Kimura
 2008 Hitmaker: Aku Yu monogatari (TV Movie)
 2008 All Around Us
 2008 Ejison no haha (TV Series)
Yuzo Iwai
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Yuzo Iwai
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Yuzo Iwai
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Yuzo Iwai
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Yuzo Iwai
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Yuzo Iwai
 2008 Death Note: L Change the World
Taxi Driver
 2008 1 pondo no fukuin (TV Series)
Shôhei Onimaru
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Shôhei Onimaru
 2008 The Silver Season
Kazuhiko Igawa
 2007 Hero
Master
 2007 Exte: Hair Extensions
Takashima
 2007 Hell Girl (TV Series)
Master
- Arawashisei no Yami (2007) ... Master
- Arawashisei no Yami (2007) ... Master
 2006 Route 225
 2006 Himitsuna okusan (TV Movie)
 2006 The Letters
Kurata
 2006 Shiawase no suitchi
Sumikawa
 2006 Shin ningen kousaten (TV Series)
Kuwano
- Tsubasa aru fune ha (2006) ... Kuwano
- Aka hige no saigetsu (2006) ... Kuwano
- Intai kisha no fairu (2006) ... Kuwano
 2006 Udon
Biker police
 2006 Jun kissa erumitâju
Noriyuki Kondô
 2006 Kuroi taiyô (TV Series)
Ken
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Ken
 2006 My Boss, My Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Tetsuya Kikushima
- Waka-gashira/Tesuto ni moeru?! (2006) ... Tetsuya Kikushima
- Waka-gashira/Gakkyû încho ni naru! (2006) ... Tetsuya Kikushima
- Waka-gashira/Kôkôsei ni naru! (2006) ... Tetsuya Kikushima
 2006 Love.Com: The Movie
Aniki
 2006 Death Note
Sasaki
 2006 Prescription Police (TV Mini-Series)
Kohara Yasuo
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Kohara Yasuo
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Kohara Yasuo
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Kohara Yasuo
 2005 Sleeping Flower
Shoichi Asada
 2005 The Great Yokai War
Yoichi's father
 2005 In the Pool
 2005 Fukigen na jiin (TV Series)
Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
- 2007 nen, London (2005) ... Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
- Propose! (2005) ... Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
- Koi no arijikoku to fuketa ôji sama (2005) ... Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
- Tômin heart ni, haru ichiban (2005) ... Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
- Utsukushî osu to atarashî koi (2005) ... Hamaguchi Tsuyoshi
 2005 All About My Dog
Kentaro Maruyama
 2005 True Horror Stories (TV Series)
Katsuro Sakamoto
- Episode #2.16 (2005) ... Katsuro Sakamoto
 2005 Animusu anima
Kato
 2004 Koibumi-biyori (segment "Yuki ni saku hana") (as Yôji Tanaka)
 2004 Install
 2004 Swing Girls
Manager of Pachinko Parlour
 2004 Believer
Keisuke
 2004 Reikan basu gaido jikenbo (TV Series)
 2004 Gakincho rock
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Crazy 88 (as Boba)
 2004 The Hotel Venus
Policeman A
 2004 Zebraman
 2003 Dead End Run
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Crazy 88 #3 (as Yoji Boba Tanaka)
 2003 The Battling Angel
Akita
 2003 Negotiator (TV Movie)
 2003 Last Life in the Universe
Yakuza (as Yohji Tanaka)
 2003 Life Is Journey (segment "Ya")
 2003 Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro (TV Series short)
Narimoto
- Fokkusu to basu (Fox and Bath) (2003) ... Narimoto
 2002 Jikû keisatsu Part 2 (TV Movie)
 2002 Out
Kaneda
 2002 Ju-on: The Grudge
Yûji Tôyama
 2002 Sensen fukoku
 2002 Alive
Hair Cut Guard (as Boba)
 2002 Aiki
 2002 Dog Star
 2002 Igyô no koi
 2002 Dodge-a-Go-Go!
Truck Driver
 2002 Paruko fikushon
Parco Ten-in
 2002 Chinmoku no aribai (TV Movie)
 2002 Sabu (TV Movie)
Toku
 2002 KT
 2002 Pakodate-jin
 2001 Toki no kaori: Remember me
Tamaki Sensei
 2001 Go
 2001 Platonic Sex
 2001 Quartet
'Pop' singer
 2001 Scarecrow
Junsa
 2001 All About Lily Chou-Chou
Teru Onda
 2001 Waterboys
Security Guard
 2001 Pistol Opera
Koroshi-ya No. 7
 2001 Hotoke
 2001 Yonimo kimyô na monogatari: Haru no tokubetsu hen (TV Movie) (segment "1:Tomodachi tôroku")
 2001 Satorare
Junya Aoki
 2001 Quartet for Two
Customer
 2001 Stake Out
 2000 Senrigan
Cab driver
 2000 Seven's Face
Takahashi
 2000 Enclosed Pain
 2000 Henshu-oh (TV Series)
 2000 Body Drop Asphalt
Tôjô, Fuyuki
 2000 Love/Juice
 2000 Party 7
Relative
 2000 By Player
 2000 First Love
 2000/I Monday
Yakuza
 2000 Ringu 0
Dansei Kyôyu
 1999 Taboo
Samurai executed by Kanô
 1999 One Piece!
 1999 Messengers
 1999 Tenshi ni misuterareta yoru
Shop assistant
 1999 Railroad Man
 1999 Kikujiro
Yakuza Henchman
 1999 Charisma
Sugishita
 1999 Shabondama Elegy
Yakuza Boss
 1999 Suzuran (TV Series)
Tomoyoshida
 1998 The Outer Way
 1998 Taxi Driver no Suiri Nisshi 10 (TV Movie)
 1998 Shomuni
Gay makeup artist
 1998 Happy Mania (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (1998)
- Episode #1.11 (1998)
- Episode #1.10 (1998)
- Episode #1.9 (1998)
- Episode #1.8 (1998)
 1998 Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl
Asahina (as Boba)
 1998 Sunday Drive
Police Officer
 1998 The Fetist
 1998 Unlucky Monkey
Member of citizen convention
 1997 Romantic Mania
Home Delivery Man
 1997 Postman Blues
Killer
 1997 Himitsu no hanazono
Rockclimbing instructor
 1995 Karyudo-tachi no shokkaku
Yoshino
 1994 119
 1994 Tokarev
Yakuza
 1991 Muno no hito
Bar patron
 1990 Bakayarô! 3: Henna yatsura
Musician
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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