Akira Emoto

Akira Emoto

Old good "Emo-chan" of modern Japanese cinema. Emo's father was a close friend of legendary episode player Taji Tonoyama in elementary school days. His mother's grandfather ran a shamisen store in Ginza, Tokyo. Both parents like movies and theaters. After graduating from Machinery Department of Tokyo Industrial High School, Emoto got a job at a trading company. However, he became an actor and became a student of the acting classes of the theater company "Marui", which is headed by Nobuo Kaneko, and met Yusaku Matsuda who was in the same class. In 1999, he won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Dr. Akagi. He also won the award for best supporting actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Dotonbori River and Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
    Birthday
    11/3/1948
Kaizokuban Bootleg Film
Kaizokuban Bootleg Film
6
Dr. Akagi
Dr. Akagi
6.6
The Last Frankenstein
The Last Frankenstein
8.5
Teacher and Three Children
Teacher and Three Children
0
Masked Crusader, Mr. Jirenman
Masked Crusader, Mr. Jirenman
0
They Say Nothing Stays the Same
They Say Nothing Stays the Same
6.4
Godot of the Emotos
Godot of the Emotos
0
Ahiru no uta ga kikoete kuru yo.
Ahiru no uta ga kikoete kuru yo.
0
Girls, Guns and Gangsters: Shinji Somai & Sailor Suit & Machine Gun
0
Present for You
Present for You
0
The Go Master
The Go Master
6.2
Drugstore Girl
Drugstore Girl
5
Maria's Stomach
Maria's Stomach
0
The Second Is a Christian
The Second Is a Christian
5
Battle Heater
Battle Heater
7.7
A House on a Hill
A House on a Hill
0
A Grain of Wheat
A Grain of Wheat
0
The Hunter and the Hunted
The Hunter and the Hunted
0
Neko Ninja
Neko Ninja
3
The Key
The Key
4.3
Teacher's suitcase
Teacher's suitcase
7
Living Rights
Living Rights
0
One Day in January
One Day in January
0
海の見える理髪店
海の見える理髪店
0
BON-UTA, A Song from Home
BON-UTA, A Song from Home
7.2
The Eel
The Eel
6.9
Sakurada Gate Incident
Sakurada Gate Incident
7.3
April Bride
April Bride
7
Unforgiven
Unforgiven
7
Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet
Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet
6.5
Owl
Owl
8.7
Barber's Sorrow
Barber's Sorrow
0
Life Can Be So Wonderful
Life Can Be So Wonderful
7
All Around Us
All Around Us
7.4
Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa
Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa
0
The Mohican Comes Home
The Mohican Comes Home
6.5
The Lakeside Murder Case
The Lakeside Murder Case
6.8
Random Lives
Random Lives
0
Free and Easy 8
Free and Easy 8
7.5
Body and Soul
Body and Soul
0
Three for the Road
Three for the Road
7
Universal Laws
Universal Laws
0
Legend of the Cat Monster
Legend of the Cat Monster
0
It Feels So Good
It Feels So Good
6.6
Betrayal tomorrow
Betrayal tomorrow
0
Fujio Akatsuka's Gag Porno: Once More With Feeling
Fujio Akatsuka's Gag Porno: Once More With Feeling
6.5
Manhattan Kiss
Manhattan Kiss
0
Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
6.7
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't
6.5
Starfish Hotel
Starfish Hotel
6.8
The Lightning Tree
The Lightning Tree
5.8
The War and a Woman
The War and a Woman
4.2
Private Lessons II
Private Lessons II
2.5
Will to Live
Will to Live
6.4
Postcard
Postcard
5
Cold
Cold
0
The Summer of Stickleback
0
Capone Cries a Lot
Capone Cries a Lot
5.7
Moon and Cherry
Moon and Cherry
6
Location
Location
0
Suspicion
Suspicion
6.7
Double Bed
Double Bed
5.7
Evil and The Mask
Evil and The Mask
8
Yona Yona Penguin
Yona Yona Penguin
5.3
The Nagaharu Yodogawa Story: A Cineaste's Life in Kobe
The Nagaharu Yodogawa Story: A Cineaste's Life in Kobe
0
I Want To Live Once More: Shinjuku Bus Fire Incident
I Want To Live Once More: Shinjuku Bus Fire Incident
0
A Woman from Ashio
9
Yamai wa kikara: Byôin e ikô 2
Yamai wa kikara: Byôin e ikô 2
2
The Great Department Store Robbery
The Great Department Store Robbery
0
Manten no Goal
Manten no Goal
0
祈り ―幻に長崎を想う刻―
祈り ―幻に長崎を想う刻―
0
Houtei Yugi
Houtei Yugi
0
Turn
Turn
7
Rain Fall
Rain Fall
4.7
The Suspect: Muroi Shinji
The Suspect: Muroi Shinji
5.7
Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit
Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit
6.8
The Friends
The Friends
7.3
Cast Me If You Can
7
The Shadow Spirit
The Shadow Spirit
5.3
The Taste of Fish
The Taste of Fish
7
KT
KT
5.5
0.5 mm
0.5 mm
7.1
The Happiness
The Happiness
0
Abduction
Abduction
0
Nagisa
Nagisa
7.2
GARO -Gold Storm- Sho
GARO -Gold Storm- Sho
7.4
The Yen Family
The Yen Family
5.9
Lu Over the Wall
Lu Over the Wall
7.1
Revolver
Revolver
6.7
Bedtime Eyes
Bedtime Eyes
3.3
A Sower of Seeds
A Sower of Seeds
0
Winning Pass
Winning Pass
0
Disciples of Hippocrates
Disciples of Hippocrates
6.4
Shall We Dance?
Shall We Dance?
7.2
Golden Slumber
Golden Slumber
7.3
The Chasing World
The Chasing World
5.6
Ace Attorney
Ace Attorney
6.2
Karate-Robo Zaborgar
Karate-Robo Zaborgar
6.1
The Rainbow Seeker
The Rainbow Seeker
0
Round About Midnight
Round About Midnight
6.6
Angel Guts: Red Vertigo
Angel Guts: Red Vertigo
6.1
River of First Love
River of First Love
6.6
Doppelganger
Doppelganger
6.9
Dance till Tomorrow
Dance till Tomorrow
0
The Heartbreak Yakuza
The Heartbreak Yakuza
7
Goodbye Mama
Goodbye Mama
0
A Tale of Young Elopement
A Tale of Young Elopement
0
Oz Land
Oz Land
7.1
Kodokunogurume ōmisoka supesharu ~ tabe-osame! Setouchi shutchō-hen ~
Kodokunogurume ōmisoka supesharu ~ tabe-osame! Setouchi shutchō-hen ~
0
A Naive History of the Bakumatsu Era
A Naive History of the Bakumatsu Era
7
The Silk Road
The Silk Road
6.7
Roar of the Crowd
Roar of the Crowd
0
Maborosi
Maborosi
7.4
In His Chart
In His Chart
4.3
Lovers Lost
Lovers Lost
7.3
Yellow Elephant
Yellow Elephant
6
Life Back Then
Life Back Then
4.8
Oh! Father
Oh! Father
5.5
After the Flowers
After the Flowers
7.1
Beijing Watermelon
Beijing Watermelon
6.3
It's Only Talk
It's Only Talk
7
The Cycling Genius Is Coming!
The Cycling Genius Is Coming!
0
Memories of Matsuko
Memories of Matsuko
7.7
Color Me True
Color Me True
7.6
Mottomo Abunai Deka
Mottomo Abunai Deka
8
Hutch the Honeybee
Hutch the Honeybee
9
Make-Up
Make-Up
0
Boku to Mama No Kiiroi Jitensha
Boku to Mama No Kiiroi Jitensha
0
The End of the Tiny World
The End of the Tiny World
7
The Life of Budori Gusuko
The Life of Budori Gusuko
6.6
For the coming day
0
Ripples
Ripples
7.3
Egoist
Egoist
8.7
Hard Days
Hard Days
6.8
September 1923
September 1923
4.7
Haru's Journey
Haru's Journey
6.5
The Most Beautiful Night In The World
The Most Beautiful Night In The World
6.1
Japan Sinks
Japan Sinks
5.4
Humanoid Monster, Bem
Humanoid Monster, Bem
6.1
Asahiyama Zoo Story: Penguins in the Sky
Asahiyama Zoo Story: Penguins in the Sky
8
Vampire in Love
Vampire in Love
7.1
Congratulatory Speech
Congratulatory Speech
0
Tetsujin 28: The Movie
Tetsujin 28: The Movie
6
Wonderful Paradise
Wonderful Paradise
6.7
Umami
Umami
5.6
Shylock's Children
Shylock's Children
7.3
Ninja Kids!!!
Ninja Kids!!!
5.8
A Lone Scalpel
A Lone Scalpel
6.8
Mukoku
Mukoku
6.2
A Honeymoon in Hell: Mr. & Mrs. Oki's Fabulous Trip
A Honeymoon in Hell: Mr. & Mrs. Oki's Fabulous Trip
8.5
The Promised Land
The Promised Land
7.2
Shimoochiai Yakitori Movie
Shimoochiai Yakitori Movie
0
Wandering
Wandering
6.8
The Man from Shimizu
The Man from Shimizu
0
Zatoichi
Zatoichi
7.2
Wood Job!
Wood Job!
7.4
Scrap Heaven
Scrap Heaven
7
The Pearls of the Stone Man
The Pearls of the Stone Man
8.3
Love Is Five Seven Five
Love Is Five Seven Five
7.5
Living in the Sky
Living in the Sky
7
Stardust Over The Town
Stardust Over The Town
5.3
A Man
A Man
6.8
Banana, Gloves and Whale Shark
Banana, Gloves and Whale Shark
0
John Rabe
John Rabe
7.1
Farewell, Kuro
Farewell, Kuro
7
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun
7
A Living Promise
A Living Promise
0
11'09''01 September 11
11'09''01 September 11
6.5
Iwane: Sword of Serenity
Iwane: Sword of Serenity
7.6
Castle of Sand
Castle of Sand
9
Underdog: Part One
Underdog: Part One
6.9
Zebraman
Zebraman
6.4
I Never Shot Anyone
I Never Shot Anyone
0
The City of Lost Souls
The City of Lost Souls
6.3
Fly, Dakota, Fly!
Fly, Dakota, Fly!
0
Recall
Recall
6
Sniper
Sniper
0
Show Me the Way to the Station
Show Me the Way to the Station
6.7
The Dog Bridegroom
The Dog Bridegroom
0
No Place to Go
No Place to Go
6.3
The Setting Sun
The Setting Sun
0
Time Trip App
Time Trip App
5.4
Shikei Kijun
Shikei Kijun
0
Survival Family
Survival Family
7.3
Do Unto Others
Do Unto Others
7.8
Worst by Chance
Worst by Chance
0
The Big Bee
The Big Bee
6
Shin Godzilla
Shin Godzilla
7.1
Kaza-hana
Kaza-hana
5.6
Another Heaven
Another Heaven
5.9
Shoplifters
Shoplifters
7.9
Nosari: Impermanent Eternity
Nosari: Impermanent Eternity
2.5
Noise
Noise
5.8
The Great Yokai War
The Great Yokai War
6.2
The Great Yokai War: Guardians
The Great Yokai War: Guardians
6.5
Touken Ranbu 2
Touken Ranbu 2
4
Journey to the Shore
Journey to the Shore
6.5
ICHI
ICHI
6.7
Villain
Villain
6.4
Yudo: The Way of the Bath
Yudo: The Way of the Bath
6.5
Sleeping Forest
Sleeping Forest
6.3
Heaven's Story
Heaven's Story
5.8
Casting Blossoms to the Sky
Casting Blossoms to the Sky
6.4
Fancy Dance
Fancy Dance
6.6
Black Widow Business
Black Widow Business
8.5
Shippu Rondo
Shippu Rondo
5.5
A Crowd of Three
A Crowd of Three
4.9
Baragaki: Unbroken Samurai
Baragaki: Unbroken Samurai
6.4
Prodigy
Prodigy
7.1
Happy Flight
Happy Flight
5.9
Waterboys
Waterboys
6.6
The Motive
The Motive
6.4
Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
7
Tora-san Goes to Vienna
Tora-san Goes to Vienna
8
Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san
Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san
8
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