Masanobu Ando (安藤 政信, Andō Masanobu, born May 19, 1975) is a Japanese actor.Ando has appeared in films such as Takeshi Kitano's Kids Return (1996), Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale (2000), Takashi Miike's Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), and Chen Kaige's Forever Enthralled (2008). He also appears in Tsai Ming-liang's award-winning film No No Sleep (2015), in a series of statically filmed urban scenes without dialogue.
Movies & TV shows
3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Fable: Chapter Two
The legendary killer is known as Akira. Following the order of his boss, he lives with his partner as ordinary siblings. CEO Takoda and employee Misaki are both part-time at the company. Misaki and Ta...
Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning
Kenshin Himura is going against a mysterious weapons dealer. He is in charge of the Underworld of China. The secret of Kenshin Himura's "Jujishou" is also revealed.
Three of Japan's leading actors and creators directed a comedy based on Hiroyuki Ohashi's "ZOKKI A" and "ZOKKI B"
The Ideal Man
A man ten years younger and a man of the same age appeared in front of our heroes, who had taken a break from love. A coworker, a husband, and a colleague have a one night stand. etc They can't say wh...
3 TV shows
Theseus no fune
A serial murder by poison was committed by Sano Bungo and he was sentenced to death. The murderer's family has been living a hard life. When Shin is transported back in time to the period immediately ...
The Sun Does Not Move
The International City Fair will be held in Tokyo in three years and the agent and his partner snuck into it. There are many schemes surrounding the selection of the construction site for the Internat...
DIVER -Special Investigation Unit-
Kyoto police have to deal with the spread of criminal organizations. A special task force has been set up to conduct dangerous undercover investigations. Inspector Kurosawa, a man with 100 faces and a...
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Day and Night
A man suicides causing ruin for his family, but his son will decide to take revenge.
Your Turn To Kill
Shota is 15 years older than Nana, who is a newlywed couple. Shota is a gym trainer and Nana is a designer. They both enjoy mysteries. The newlywed couple attend a resident's meeting after moving to a...
3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Still Life of Memories
Haruma is an up-and-coming photographer who is getting full exposure at a photo exhibition in a Tokyo photo gallery. A beautiful curator at the Yamanashi Prefectural Art Museum called Haruma to reques...
Code Blue: The Movie
A medical team is dispatched to the patients on a helicopter to provide medical care in the field as soon as possible. One day, four young physicians are assigned to this latest medical system. The do...
Lenses on Her Heart
Akemi is unable to get over the death of his girlfriend, but a book leads to his encounter with Akane, a woman with a wonderful smile. He gradually falls for Akane, who soothes him with her positive o...
Love and Fortune
Wako Taira is 31 years old. She works part-time at a cinema. They have been living together for 3 years. She has never considered breaking up with her boyfriend. She meets a high school student. She c...
An Emblem Dedicated To You
A promising soccer player is Kazuya Takajo. At the age of 23, he was selected for the national A football team and he bought a house to live in with his fiancée. One day, Kazuya Takajo gets into a car...
5 Movies · 1 TV show
A Flower Aflame
When Sonoko enters a traditional Japanese arranged marriage with Amamiya facilitated by her parents the resulting union is loveless including the functional and goal-oriented sex. When the husband and...
Sadako vs. Kayako
A girl is trapped in a conflict between two ghosts after watching a cursed videotape with her friend in a haunted house.
Ushijima the Loan Shark The Final
Takemoto was a middle school friend of Ushijima's. He was a kind man, but now is without a home. Adrift and unable to borrow money from Ushijima, Takemoto heads for the home where he can stay while do...
Alice took refuge in a small village above the cliffs after her brother's death. Nathan told her that he founded peace there thanks to a certain Dasuké. Alice will find herself in a warm place followi...
Koi no sanriku ressha kon de iko!
A heartwarming romantic drama set in Ofunato City in Iwate Prefecture. The story revolves around Yukari, a city hall employee who hosts a matchmaking-party held on a train running along the beautiful ...
Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation
The senior in high school leads a small yakuza group. She killed her uncle's murderer with a machine gun. Izumi is a high school student and works as a manager at a cafe. Izumi is about to be in a dan...
Four women are on a road trip. When they look back, they restart their lives. Jinko and Motoko have been friends since their university days. They hear a rumor about a friend. There is a rumor that sh...
Self-Bondage: All Tied Up with My Own Rope
Yuria discovered the pleasure of tying herself up in her university days, and resumes the pursuit in order to relieve work stress. She starts a blog to describe the sensation of rope on her skin, and...
1 TV show
Keigo Higashino Mysteries
11 mysteries and 11 actors. The world of Higashino Keigo comes to life on screen through an assortment of short stories.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 2: The Rainbow Bridge
Mouna Rudo was raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale. The Japanese took over the nation in 1895, threatening R...
Kinuta was forced to smuggle dead bodies and one live elite assassin in the middle of the night to pay off his loan shark.
The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman
A group of misfits get involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in a tale of revenge, honor and greed.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag
Mouna Rudo was raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale. Rudo's way of life was threatened by the Japanese in 189...
Sukiyaki Western Django
Several hundred years after the Battle of Dannoura, the Genji and Heike clans face off in a poor mountain town with a buried treasure legend. Two warring clans are hunting for a hidden treasure in a r...
Three people in Tokyo are on a journey of self-discovery. "O" is going to kill himself by talking on a cell-phone with a stranger who is also going to kill himself. The events take a turn for the wors...
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A
An unknown future. A boy has confessed to killing another boy. Two detectives are trying to uncover a case. There is tension and violence in the story.
Green Mind, Metal Bats
The film follows Nanba, a shunned outcast who doesn’t have a girlfriend, any money or prospects, a turnaround from his glory days in high school when he played on the baseball team; his former teammat...
Kaoru, a wealthy woman whose youth is fading, abandons the hustle and bustle of the city to live a peaceful life in a house on the coast. She takes care of an old dumb and blind man as if he were an i...
A young girl is sold into the red-light district of Yoshiwara and put under the care of an oiran. Since an oiran needs not only beauty and talent, but also tenacity to maintain the position, the more ...
The ups and downs of four female friends in Tokyo looking for love and trying to cope with the responsibilities in their lives is followed.
Shin is a professional voyeur who provides live camera feeds of everything from the street corner to the public toilet. A glitch in his wiring puts his five senses in a blender and he spits out someth...
The Isokaze, an Aegis-class escort vessel, sets sail on a routine training exercise, playing host to a platoon from the Fleet Training Group. No sooner is the Isokaze on open water, however, then the ...
Ken and Adama are hoping to catch the attention of a girl. A festival that combines film, theater, and rock music will be developed into a school road block. The plan caught the attention of televisio...
A model named Asuka is moving to Tokyo to pursue her career. Kasumi lives in a small apartment. There is a hotel across the street. The body was turned into art. A string of murders start happening ar...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
A group of criminals are trapped in a warehouse. The 11 learned that they are part of a game where there is a prize and a clean record. The Baron's house is where the object is to reach. The contestan...
A young, good-hearted doctor Kenichi suffers from a rare syndrome whereby his feelings cannot be hidden, so he is known as "satorare" and his well-being is protected by the government. As all the youn...
A salaryman is hijacked.
The Ninja were the secret warriors of feudal Japan. The Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. White Shadow is the mentor to Red Shad...
Transparent: Tribute to a Sad Genius
"Transparents" are people who broadcast their every thought to anyone in a 10m circle. The law of Japanese society is that if you have everybody know your inner thoughts, they will be embarrassing. Th...
Souten no Yume Shoin to Shinsaku Shin-seiki eno Chosen
This film is the memoirs of Takasugi Shinsaku about the life of his great teacher Yoshida Shoin. Yoshida Shōin (吉田 松陰, 1830-1859) was one of the most distinguished intellectuals in the closing days of...
Three bank robbers, who claim to be Space Travelers, take six people as hostages when they are surrounded by the police. A terrorist is among the hostages. The hostages were asked to pretend to be par...
A simple funeral is what turns a man's world upside down.
School Ghost Story: Curse Special
Japanese horror film with four segments.
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth- grade students and force them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
A gas leak explosion at a yakuza hideout gives a nurse and a rental car clerk the chance to take a briefcase full of money. A chase ensues.
A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line was to be closed, he was offered a job at a hotel, b...
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
The film was directed by Ten Shimoyama.
Ryuu was abandoned by his mother and had toil for himself in order to survive in Japanese society. Life on the streets has given him a tough exterior, but it is his kind heart and dislike for what he ...
When the Saints Go Marching In
Exploring the perception and treatment of mentally-challenged youth and their similarities to juvenile delinquents in Japanese society, this drama series follows the trials and tribulations of a group...