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


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kozure Shinbee 2015 TV Mini-Series
Kurosurôdo 2015 Yusaku Shiotsu
Tsumi no yohaku 2015 Mitsuru Takayama
Unfair the Special: Double Meaning Rensa 2015 TV Movie
Unfair the End 2015
Ten'nô no Ryôriban 2015 TV Mini-Series Takeshiro Iogi
Aian guranma 2015 TV Mini-Series
Onna wa sore wo yurusanai 2014 TV Mini-Series
Inochi Arukagiri Tatakae, Soshite Ikinukunda 2014 TV Movie
Flare 2014/I
Jikan no Shûzoku 2014 TV Movie
Keiji 2014 TV Movie
In za hîrô 2014
Monsutâ 2013
Daburu mîningu: Yes or no? 2013 TV Movie Mikami
Yae no sakura 2013 TV Series
Kuruma no futari: Tokyo Drive Stories 2012 TV Series Nobuyuki
Koi nante zeitaku ga watashi ni ochitekurunodarouka? 2012 TV Series
Anfea the special: Daburu mîningu nijû teigi 2011 TV Movie
Anfea: The Answer 2011 Kaoru Mikami
Sengoku shippuden futari no gunshi 2011 TV Movie Nobunaga oda
Za rasuto messêji: Umizaru 2010 Hiroshiichirou Sakuragi
Keibu Tsuge Kyousuke: Choukousou hoteru no shikaku 2010 TV Movie
Sakura Sakura 2010 Jokichi takamine
Samurai hai sukûru 2009 TV Series Sanada Yukimura
Uramiya honpo reboot 2009 TV Series
San suk si gin 2009 Toshinari Eguchi
Jutêmu: Watashi wa kemono 2008
Around 40: Chûmon no ôi onna tachi 2008 TV Series Kazuya Kanesugi
Je t'aime watashi wa kemono 2008 TV Mini-Series Koichiro shindo
Kekkon sagishi 2007 TV Movie Con Man
Mirai yosouzu 2007 Yoshiro Nakajima
Kira kira kenshûi 2007 TV Series Hidehiko Yamazaki
Anfea: The Movie 2007 Kaoru Mikami
Unfair: Code Breaking 2006 TV Movie
Uramiya honpo 2006 TV Series
Purimadamu 2006 TV Series
Unfair 2006 TV Mini-Series Mikami Kaoru
Kindaichi shônen no jikenbo - Kyuketsuki densetsu satsujin jiken 2005 TV Movie
Anego 2005 TV Series Sawaki Shoichi
Romancing SaGa 2005 Video Game Prince Neidhart (Japanese version, voice)
Agasa Kurisutî no meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru 2004-2005 TV Series Raymond West
Saigo no bansan 2005 Doctor Yuji Kotorida (as Masaya Kato)
Yoshitsune 2005 TV Series Minamoto no Yoshitomo (Yoshitsune and Yoritomo's father)
Prayer beads 2004 TV Series
Baramui paiteo 2004 Kato
Kinô no tomo wa kyô no teki? 2004 TV Series
Gozu 2003
Makai tenshô 2003 Araki Mataemon
Yurusarezaru mono 2003
Aragami 2003 Aragami / Tengu / Miyamoto Musashi
Okite yakuza 2003 Video
The Man in White Part 2: Requiem for the Lion 2003
Masuuruhiito 2002 Rai Kenjin
Maximo: Ghost to Glory 2002 Video Game Captain Cadaver / Ghastly Gus (Japanese version, voice)
Toshiie to Matsu: Kaga hyakumangoku monogatari 2002 TV Series Asano Nagamasa
Prince Shotoku 2001 TV Movie Hatsusebe no miko
Agitator 2001 Kunihiko
Good Advice 2001 Japanese Trader (as Masaya Kato)
Women of the Night 2001 Sato
Moichido kisu 2001 TV Series Tsutomu Saeguchi
Brother 2000/I Shirase
Shisha no gakuensai 2000 Isamu Kurabayashi
Lian zhan Chong Cheng 2000 Ken Sato
Nobody 1999 Taki
Naomi 1999 TV Series Kazuma
Walker, Texas Ranger 1998 TV Series Lu Chee
Wind on Water 1998 TV Series Johnny B.
Godzilla 1998/I Japanese Tanker Crew Member (as Masaya Kato)
The Small Hours 1997
Vicious Circles 1997 Morri
The Pretender 1997 TV Series Tommy Tanaka
Drive 1997 Advanced Model
Roboman Hakaider 1995 Additional Voices (voice)
Crying Freeman 1995 Ryuji Hanada (as Masaya Kato)
The Seventh Floor 1994 Mitsuru
Rampo 1994 Waiter at a hotel
Singapore Sling 1993
Corrupt Justice 1993 TV Movie Jin Okazaki
Talking Head 1992 Yamashita (voice)
Rakuyô 1992 Kaya Tatsuma
Gekashitsu 1992 Takamine, medical student
Yajutoshi: tenshi no sasayaki 1991 Detective Macki
Ôte 1991 Ryuzo Kayama
Fûsen 1990 Kenji Kudo
Kimi wa boku o sukininaru 1989 Ryosuke Dazai
Teito taisen 1989 Yuko Nakamura
Four Days of Snow and Blood 1989 Tadashi Sakai
Crazy Boys 1988 Tamotsu Iwaki
Marilyn ni aitai 1988 Daisuke Nakazato
Blue Hearts ga kikoeru 2017 post-production
Bô no kanashimi Part 1 2016
Bô no kanashimi Part 2 2016
Sanada Jûyûshi 2016
Re: Born 2016 Defence Force Commander
Karate Kill 2016 Delivery Company Boss
Shimauma 2016
Asia sanmenkyô 2016 segment "Beyond The Bridge"
Terra Formars: Aratanaru Kibô 2016 TV Mini-Series
Terra Formars 2016 Keisuke Dojima
Nigeru onna 2016 TV Mini-Series
Kaze no tayori 2016

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chimata no hanashi 2016 TV Mini-Series Himself
Making of 'Aragami' 2004 Video documentary short
Arashi no kisetsu 1996 Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992 Ishihara Yujiro New Actor Award Nikkan Sports Film Awards Rakuyô (1992)
1989 Newcomer of the Year Awards of the Japanese Academy Marilyn ni aitai (1988)


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