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Seven Samurai (1954) Poster

(1954)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Akira Kurosawa

Writing Credits  

Akira Kurosawa ... (screenplay) &
Shinobu Hashimoto ... (screenplay) &
Hideo Oguni ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Toshirô Mifune ... Kikuchiyo (as Toshiro Mifune)
Takashi Shimura ... Kambei Shimada
Keiko Tsushima Keiko Tsushima ... Shino
Yukiko Shimazaki Yukiko Shimazaki ... Wife (as Yukio Shimazaki)
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Farmer Manzo
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô ... Shichiroji
Isao Kimura Isao Kimura ... Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura)
Minoru Chiaki ... Heihachi
Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi ... Kyuzo
Yoshio Kosugi Yoshio Kosugi ... Farmer Mosuke
Bokuzen Hidari ... Farmer Yohei
Yoshio Inaba Yoshio Inaba ... Gorobei Katayama
Yoshio Tsuchiya Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Farmer Rikichi
Kokuten Kôdô ... Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo)
Eijirô Tôno ... Thief
Kichijirô Ueda Kichijirô Ueda ... Bandit Scout
Jun Tatara Jun Tatara ... Coolie A
Atsushi Watanabe Atsushi Watanabe ... Bun Seller
Toranosuke Ogawa ... Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl
Isao Yamagata ... Samurai
Sôjin Kamiyama ... Blind Player
Gen Shimizu Gen Shimizu ... Samurai Who Kicks Farmers
Keiji Sakakida Keiji Sakakida ... Gosaku
Shinpei Takagi Shinpei Takagi ... Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi)
Shin Ôtomo Shin Ôtomo ... Bandit Second-in-Command
Toshio Takahara Toshio Takahara ... Samurai with Gun
Hiroshi Sugi Hiroshi Sugi ... Tea Shop Owner
Hiroshi Hayashi Hiroshi Hayashi ... Weak Ronin
Sachio Sakai Sachio Sakai ... 2nd Coolie
Sôkichi Maki Sôkichi Maki ... Strong-Looking Samurai
Ichirô Chiba Ichirô Chiba ... Buddhist Priest
Noriko Sengoku Noriko Sengoku ... Wife of Gono Family
Noriko Honma Noriko Honma ... Woman Farmer
Masanobu Ôkubo Masanobu Ôkubo ... Samurai
Etsuo Saijô Etsuo Saijô ... Bandit
Minoru Itô Minoru Itô ... Samurai
Haruya Sakamoto Haruya Sakamoto ... Samurai
Gorô Sakurai Gorô Sakurai ... Samurai
Hideo Shibuya Hideo Shibuya ... Bandit
Kiyoshi Kamoda Kiyoshi Kamoda ... Samurai
Senkichi Ômura Senkichi Ômura ... Bandit Who Escapes
Takashi Narita Takashi Narita ... Bandit Who Escapes
Shôichi Hirose ... Bandit
Kôji Uno Kôji Uno ... Bandit
Masaaki Tachibana Masaaki Tachibana ... Bandit
Kamayuki Tsubono Kamayuki Tsubono ... Bandit
Taiji Naka Taiji Naka ... Bandit
Chindanji Miyagawa Chindanji Miyagawa ... Bandit
Shigemi Sunagawa Shigemi Sunagawa ... Bandit
Akira Tani Akira Tani ... Bandit
Akio Kusama Akio Kusama ... Bandit
Ryûtarô Amami Ryûtarô Amami ... Bandit
Jun Mikami Jun Mikami ... Bandit
Haruo Nakajima ... Bandit
Sanpei Mine Sanpei Mine ... Farmer
Masahide Matsushita Masahide Matsushita ... Samurai
Kaneo Ikeda Kaneo Ikeda ... Samurai
Takuzô Kumagai Takuzô Kumagai ... Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya)
Ippei Kawagoe Ippei Kawagoe ... Farmer
Jirô Suzukawa Jirô Suzukawa ... Farmer
Junpei Natsuki Junpei Natsuki ... Farmer
Kyôichi Kamiyama Kyôichi Kamiyama ... Farmer
Haruo Suzuki Haruo Suzuki ... Farmer
Gorô Amano Gorô Amano ... Farmer
Akira Kitchôji Akira Kitchôji ... Farmer
Kôji Iwamoto Kôji Iwamoto ... Farmer
Hiroshi Akitsu Hiroshi Akitsu ... Gono Husband
Akira Yamada Akira Yamada ... Farmer
Kazuo Imai Kazuo Imai ... Farmer
Eisuke Nakanishi Eisuke Nakanishi ... Farmer
Toku Ihara Toku Ihara ... Farmer
Hideo Ôtsuka Hideo Ôtsuka ... Farmer
Tokio Ôkawa Tokio Ôkawa ... Farmer (as Shû Ôe)
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi Yasuhisa Tsutsumi ... Farmer in Front of Gono
Yasumasa Ônishi Yasumasa Ônishi ... Farmer (as Yasuo Ônishi)
Tsuneo Katagiri Tsuneo Katagiri ... Farmer in Front of Gono
Megeru Shimoda Megeru Shimoda ... Farmer
Masayoshi Kawabe Masayoshi Kawabe ... Farmer
Shigeo Katô Shigeo Katô ... Farmer
Yoshikazu Kawamata Yoshikazu Kawamata ... Farmer
Takeshi Seki Takeshi Seki ... 3rd Coolie
Haruko Toyama Haruko Toyama ... Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law
Tsuruko Mano Tsuruko Mano ... Woman Farmer in Front of Gono
Matsue Ono Matsue Ono ... Woman Farmer
Tsurue Ichimanji Tsurue Ichimanji ... Woman Farmer (as Tazue Ichimanji)
Masako Ôshiro Masako Ôshiro ... Woman Farmer
Kyôko Ozawa Kyôko Ozawa ... Woman Farmer
Michiko Kadono Michiko Kadono ... Farmer's Wife
Toshiko Nakano Toshiko Nakano ... Farmer's Wife
Shizuko Azuma Shizuko Azuma ... Farmer's Wife
Keiko Mori Keiko Mori ... Farmer's Wife
Michiko Kawabe Michiko Kawabe ... Farmer's Wife
Yûko Togawa Yûko Togawa ... Farmer's Wife
Yayoko Kitano Yayoko Kitano ... Farmer's Wife
Misao Suyama Misao Suyama ... Woman Farmer
Toriko Takahara Toriko Takahara ... Woman Farmer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takeshi Katô Takeshi Katô ... Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
Ken Utsui Ken Utsui ... Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto Ren Yamamoto ... Farmer (uncredited)

Produced by 

Sôjirô Motoki ... producer (as Sojiro Motoki)

Music by 

Fumio Hayasaka ... (music)

Cinematography by 

Asakazu Nakai ... (as Asaichi Nakai) (photography)

Film Editing by 

Akira Kurosawa

Production Design by 

Takashi Matsuyama

Art Direction by 

Sô Matsuyama

Costume Design by 

Kôhei Ezaki
Mieko Yamaguchi

Makeup Department 

Midori Nakajô ... hair stylist
Junjirô Yamada ... hair / makeup artist

Production Management 

Hiroshi Nezu ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sakae Hirosawa ... assistant director
Hiromichi Horikawa ... assistant director
Toshi Kaneko ... assistant director
Masaya Shimizu ... assistant director
Yasuyoshi Tajitsu ... assistant director

Art Department 

Kôhei Ezaki ... art consultant
Kôichi Hamamura ... property master
Yoshirô Muraki ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Ichirô Minawa ... sound effects editor
Masanao Uehara ... sound recordist
Fumio Yanoguchi ... recording

Stunts 

Haruo Nakajima ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Masao Fukuda ... still photographer
Mitsuo Kaneko ... assistant lighting technician
Shigeru Mori ... lighting
Takao Saitô ... assistant camera

Editorial Department 

Hiroshi Nezu ... editing manager

Music Department 

Masaru Satô ... assistant to composer

Other crew 

Shigeru Endo ... archery
Kôhei Ezaki ... folklore researcher (as Kohei Ezaki)
Yuji Hamada ... accountant
Ienori Kaneko ... archery
Toshio Nakane ... acting office
Teruyo Nogami ... script supervisor
Takeharu Shimada ... production assistant
Yoshio Sugino ... fencing
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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