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Prince Shotoku

Biography

Japanese regent and politician who served Empress Suiko through the Asuka period. The Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan) was the principal source of info on him. He was appointed regent from the Empress in 593 at age twenty-one. There have been several organizations in Japan called after him, including Shotoku Gakuen University or college and Seitoku University or college. His parents had been Emperor Yōmei and Princess Anahobe no Hashihito from the Soga clan. Oda Nobunaga was another essential Japanese historical physique.

Quick Facts


Full Name Prince Shōtoku
Date Of Birth February 7, 572
Died April 8, 622 AD
Place Of Birth Japan
Profession Politician
Nationality Japanese
Spouse KASHIWADE no Hokikimi no Iratsume, Tachibana-no-Oiratsume, Tojiko no Iratsume, Uji no Kaitako
Children Prince Yamashiro
Parents Emperor Yomei, Princess Anahobe no Hashihito
Siblings Prince Eguri
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Graduate of Yokohama University. Is a certified teacher. Is a martial arts expert, often does his own stunts.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kozure Shinbee2015TV Mini-Series
Kurosurôdo2015Yusaku Shiotsu
Tsumi no yohaku2015Mitsuru Takayama
Unfair the Special: Double Meaning Rensa2015TV Movie
Unfair the End2015
Ten'nô no Ryôriban2015TV Mini-SeriesTakeshiro Iogi
Aian guranma2015TV Mini-Series
Onna wa sore wo yurusanai2014TV Mini-Series
Inochi Arukagiri Tatakae, Soshite Ikinukunda2014TV Movie
Flare2014/I
Jikan no Shûzoku2014TV Movie
Keiji2014TV Movie
In za hîrô2014
Monsutâ2013
Daburu mîningu: Yes or no?2013TV MovieMikami
Yae no sakura2013TV Series
Kuruma no futari: Tokyo Drive Stories2012TV SeriesNobuyuki
Koi nante zeitaku ga watashi ni ochitekurunodarouka?2012TV Series
Anfea the special: Daburu mîningu nijû teigi2011TV Movie
Anfea: The Answer2011Kaoru Mikami
Sengoku shippuden futari no gunshi2011TV MovieNobunaga oda
Za rasuto messêji: Umizaru2010Hiroshiichirou Sakuragi
Keibu Tsuge Kyousuke: Choukousou hoteru no shikaku2010TV Movie
Sakura Sakura2010Jokichi takamine
Samurai hai sukûru2009TV SeriesSanada Yukimura
Uramiya honpo reboot2009TV Series
San suk si gin2009Toshinari Eguchi
Jutêmu: Watashi wa kemono2008
Around 40: Chûmon no ôi onna tachi2008TV SeriesKazuya Kanesugi
Je t'aime watashi wa kemono2008TV Mini-SeriesKoichiro shindo
Kekkon sagishi2007TV MovieCon Man
Mirai yosouzu2007Yoshiro Nakajima
Kira kira kenshûi2007TV SeriesHidehiko Yamazaki
Anfea: The Movie2007Kaoru Mikami
Unfair: Code Breaking2006TV Movie
Uramiya honpo2006TV Series
Purimadamu2006TV Series
Unfair2006TV Mini-SeriesMikami Kaoru
Kindaichi shônen no jikenbo - Kyuketsuki densetsu satsujin jiken2005TV Movie
Anego2005TV SeriesSawaki Shoichi
Romancing SaGa2005Video GamePrince Neidhart (Japanese version, voice)
Agasa Kurisutî no meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru2004-2005TV SeriesRaymond West
Saigo no bansan2005Doctor Yuji Kotorida (as Masaya Kato)
Yoshitsune2005TV SeriesMinamoto no Yoshitomo (Yoshitsune and Yoritomo's father)
Prayer beads2004TV Series
Baramui paiteo2004Kato
Kinô no tomo wa kyô no teki?2004TV Series
Gozu2003
Makai tenshô2003Araki Mataemon
Yurusarezaru mono2003
Aragami2003Aragami / Tengu / Miyamoto Musashi
Okite yakuza2003Video
The Man in White Part 2: Requiem for the Lion2003
Masuuruhiito2002Rai Kenjin
Maximo: Ghost to Glory2002Video GameCaptain Cadaver / Ghastly Gus (Japanese version, voice)
Toshiie to Matsu: Kaga hyakumangoku monogatari2002TV SeriesAsano Nagamasa
Prince Shotoku2001TV MovieHatsusebe no miko
Agitator2001Kunihiko
Good Advice2001Japanese Trader (as Masaya Kato)
Women of the Night2001Sato
Moichido kisu2001TV SeriesTsutomu Saeguchi
Brother2000/IShirase
Shisha no gakuensai2000Isamu Kurabayashi
Lian zhan Chong Cheng2000Ken Sato
Nobody1999Taki
Naomi1999TV SeriesKazuma
Walker, Texas Ranger1998TV SeriesLu Chee
Wind on Water1998TV SeriesJohnny B.
Godzilla1998/IJapanese Tanker Crew Member (as Masaya Kato)
The Small Hours1997
Vicious Circles1997Morri
The Pretender1997TV SeriesTommy Tanaka
Drive1997Advanced Model
Roboman Hakaider1995Additional Voices (voice)
Crying Freeman1995Ryuji Hanada (as Masaya Kato)
The Seventh Floor1994Mitsuru
Rampo1994Waiter at a hotel
Singapore Sling1993
Corrupt Justice1993TV MovieJin Okazaki
Talking Head1992Yamashita (voice)
Rakuyô1992Kaya Tatsuma
Gekashitsu1992Takamine, medical student
Yajutoshi: tenshi no sasayaki1991Detective Macki
Ôte1991Ryuzo Kayama
Fûsen1990Kenji Kudo
Kimi wa boku o sukininaru1989Ryosuke Dazai
Teito taisen1989Yuko Nakamura
Four Days of Snow and Blood1989Tadashi Sakai
Crazy Boys1988Tamotsu Iwaki
Marilyn ni aitai1988Daisuke Nakazato
Blue Hearts ga kikoeru2017post-production
Bô no kanashimi Part 12016
Bô no kanashimi Part 22016
Sanada Jûyûshi2016
Re: Born2016Defence Force Commander
Karate Kill2016Delivery Company Boss
Shimauma2016
Asia sanmenkyô2016segment "Beyond The Bridge"
Terra Formars: Aratanaru Kibô2016TV Mini-Series
Terra Formars2016Keisuke Dojima
Nigeru onna2016TV Mini-Series
Kaze no tayori2016

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chimata no hanashi2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Making of 'Aragami'2004Video documentary short
Arashi no kisetsu1996Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992Ishihara Yujiro New Actor AwardNikkan Sports Film AwardsRakuyô (1992)
1989Newcomer of the YearAwards of the Japanese AcademyMarilyn ni aitai (1988)


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