Satoshi Tsumabuki

Satoshi Tsumabuki (妻夫木聡, Tsumabuki Satoshi, born December 13, 1980) is a Japanese actor. His breakthrough film was Waterboys for which he was nominated for the 'Best Actor' award at the Japanese Academy Awards, and won the 'Newcomer of the Year' prize. He is also the bassist and lead singer of the Japanese band Basking Lite.

Satoshi Tsumabuki
妻夫木聡
Satoshi Tsumabuki Cannes 2015.jpg
Tsumabuki at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1980-12-13) December 13, 1980 (age 39)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationActor, singer, bassist
Years active1998-present
Known forWaterboys
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Spouse(s)Maiko (actress) (August 4, 2016) [1][2]
Children1

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Film Role Director(s) Notes
1998 Nazo no Tenkousei Koichi Iwata Kazuya Konaka
1999 Great Teacher Onizuka Ichirōta Masayuki Suzuki
2001 Tomie: Re-birth Takumi Aoyama Takashi Shimizu
Waterboys Suzuki Shinobu Yaguchi Lead role
2002 Sabu Sabu Takashi Miike Lead role
Jam Films Tōjō Isao Yukisada Lead role, segment "Justice"
2003 Sayonara Kuro Ryosuke Kimura Joji Matsuoka Lead role
Dragon Head Teru Aoki George Iida Lead role
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Tsuneo Isshin Inudo Lead role
2004 A Day on the Planet Nakazawa Isao Yukisada Lead role
69 sixty nine Kenichi Yazaki Lee Sang-il Lead role
Thirty Lies or So Sasaki Kentarō Ōtani
2005 Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean Yukito Origasa Shinji Higuchi Lead role
Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims The Phantom Yaijrobei Kankurō Kudō
Spring Snow Kiyoaki Matsugae Isao Yukisada Lead role
It's Only Talk Noboru Ryūichi Hiroki
Tetsujin 28: The Movie Windchime Seller Shin Togashi
2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Exceedingly Handsome Guy Justin Lin Cameo, American film
Tears for you Yotaro Aragaki Nobuhiro Doi Lead role
2007 Dororo Hyakkimaru Akihiko Shiota Lead role
Kayōkyoku dayo jinsei wa Takashi Suzuki Shinobu Yaguchi Lead role, episode 9
Welcome to the Quiet Room Komono Suzuki Matsuo
2008 Tokyo! Takeshi Michel Gondry segment "Interior Design"
The Magic Hour Bingo Kōki Mitani
Children of the Dark Hiroaki Yoda Junji Sakamoto
Paco and the Magical Book Muromachi Tetsuya Nakashima
School Days with a Pig Mr. Hoshi Tetsu Maeda Lead role
2009 Pandemic Tsuyoshi Matsuoka Takahisa Zeze Lead role
Boat Toru Kim Young-nam Lead role, South Korean-Japanese film
Villon's Wife Okada Kichitaro Negishi
2010 Surely Someday Policeman Shun Oguri
Villain Shimizu Lee Sang-il Lead role
2011 My Back Page Masami Sawada Nobuhiro Yamashita Lead role
Smuggler Ryōsuke Kinuta Katsuhito Ishii Lead role
2012 Fly with the Gold Hiroyuki Kōda Kazuyuki Izutsu Lead role
For Love's Sake Makoto Taiga Takashi Miike Lead role
2013 Tokyo Family Masatsugu Hirayama Yoji Yamada
The Kiyosu Conference Oda Nobukatsu Kōki Mitani
2014 Judge! Kiichirō Ōta Akira Nagai Lead role
Our Family Kōsuke Wakana Yuya Ishii Lead role
The World of Kanako[3] Asai Tetsuya Nakashima
The Little House Arai Yoji Yamada
Stand by Me Doraemon Adult Nobita (voice) Takashi Yamazaki
The Vancouver Asahi Reggie Kasahara Yuya Ishii Lead role
Lady Maiko Yuichiro Akagi Masayuki Suo
2015 The Assassin The mirror polisher Hou Hsiao-hsien Chinese film
2016 What a Wonderful Family! Shōta Hirata Yoji Yamada
The Magnificent Nine Jin'nai Asanoya Yoshihiro Nakamura
Rage Yūma Fujita Lee Sang-il
Museum Kaeru Otoko Keishi Ōtomo
2017 Traces of Sin Tanaka Kei Ishikawa Lead role
Tornado Girl Yūji Kōroki Hitoshi Ōne Lead role
What a Wonderful Family! 2 Shōta Hirata Yoji Yamada
2018 What a Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life Shōta Hirata Yoji Yamada
Detective Chinatown 2 Noda Chen Sicheng Chinese film
The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan Fuyuno Toshiaki Toyoda
It Comes Hideki Tahara Tetsuya Nakashima
2019 Paradise Next Makino Yoshihiro Hanno Lead role, Taiwanese-Japanese film
The 47 Ronin in Debt Sugaya Han'nojō Yoshihiro Nakamura
2020 Not Quite Dead Yet The manager of the Crown Hotel Shinji Hamasaki
Red Kurata Yukiko Mishima
Detective Chinatown 3 Noda Chen Sicheng Chinese film
The Asada Family Yukihiro Ryōta Nakano
Ichido mo Uttemasen Tomoya Imanishi Junji Sakamoto

TV dramasEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
1998 Subarashii Hibi CX
Over Time CX Episode 2
1999 Omizu no hanamichi Nakata CX
Koi no Kiseki Taeko's manager EX
2000 Ikebukuro West Gate Park Fujio Saitō TBS
Limit: Moshimo wagako ga Atsushi Shioya NTV
2001 Kabachitare Kazuya Machida CX Episodes 5, 10 and 11
Heaven Cannot Wait 2: The Teacher Tadashi Okinoshima TBS
Shotgun Wedding Takumi Shinjō CX
Platonic Sex Takashi Tsujimoto CX
Chūshingura 1/47 Gunbei Takata CX TV movie
2002 The Long Love Letter Ryūta Fujisawa CX
Kisarazu Cat's Eye Little Yamada TBS Episode 9
Wedding Planner Shuhei Narumi CX
Tokyo Muke Michi Girl Akira NTV
The Queen of Lunchtime Cuisine Junzaburō Nabeshima CX
2003 Say Hello to Black Jack Dr. Eijirō Saitō TBS Lead role
Ikebukuro West Gate Park Special Fujio Saitō TBS
2004 Say Hello to Black Jack Special Dr. Eijirō Saitō TBS Lead role
Toride Naki Mono Kiichirō Yahiro EX TV movie
Orange Days Kai Yūki TBS Lead role
2005 Slow Dance Riichi Serizawa CX Lead role
2007 High and Low Ginjiro Takeuchi EX TV movie
2009 Tenchijin Naoe Kanetsugu NHK Lead role, Taiga drama
2014 All About My Siblings Asahi Satō CX Lead role
2016 Kidnap Tour Takashi NHK Lead role, TV movie
2018 Innocent Days Shin'ichi Sasaki Wowow Lead role, also producer
Ran Hansha Satoshi Kayama EX Lead role, TV movie

PuppetryEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work(s) Result
2002 26th Elan d'or Awards Newcomer Award Himself Won
25th Japan Academy Film Prize Newcomer of the Year Waterboys Won
Best Actor Nominated
39th Golden Arrow Award Newcomer Award Won
11th Japanese Professional Movie Awards Special Award Won
34th Television Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor Lunch no Joou Won
2003 37th Television Academy Awards Best Actor Say Hello to Black Jack Won
2004 18th Takasaki Film Festival Best Actor Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Won
2nd Vladivostok Film Festival Best Actor Won
77th Kinema Junpo Awards Best Actor Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, Sayonara Kuro and Dragonhead Won
29th Hochi Film Awards Best Actor Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, 69 sixty nine and A Day on the Planet Won
46th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actor Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, Sayonara Kuro and Dragonhead Nominated
25th Yokohama Film Festival Best Actor Sayonara Kuro and Dragonhead Won
12th Hashida Awards Newcomer Award Say Hello to Black Jack Won
41st Television Academy Awards Best Actor Orange Days Won
2005 47th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actor 69 sixty nine and A Day on the Planet Nominated
2006 29th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Actor Spring Snow Nominated
2007 30th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Actor Nada Sōsō Nominated
2010 23rd Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Actor Villain Won
2011 53rd Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actor Won
34th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Actor Won
2014 37th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Supporting Actor Tokyo Family Nominated
2016 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Arigato Award Himself Won
29th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actor Rage and Museum Won
41st Hochi Film Award Best Supporting Actor Rage Nominated
2017 71st Mainichi Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
40th Japan Academy Film Prize Best Supporting Actor Won
2018 60th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actor Tornado Girl Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.tokyohive.com/article/2016/08/tsumabuki-satoshi-and-maiko-to-get-married
  2. ^ http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp.e.ck.hp.transer.com/e_news/entertainment/entry/59449.html
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (15 May 2014). "Hot Japanese Genre Films in Cannes". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.

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