Makoto Ashikawa (芦川誠, born 19 April 1960) is a Japanese actor.
Movies & TV shows
Around The Table
A strange mother, her son, her drinking friend, and her boyfriend and novelist. The Aobaya family has four people. Yuko was invited to attend an art class by the Aobaya family. Tomoyo is Yuko's mother...
That Man Is Dangerous: The Birth of Takeshi Kitano
The film's producer, Masayuki Mori, commented on the film and what was happening behind the scenes of Takeshi Kitano's first film as a director.
When Yuko Takeuchi’s unnamed novelist receives a letter from Kubo, her interest is piqued by the strange sweeping sounds that the latter hears in the dead of night. On further investigation, the amate...
Love Circumstances for Adults
Sensual love story about a single woman struggling with romance. Director Morikawa Kei won the Grand Prix at the 2015 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival for Makeup Room. Yamagishi Shiori (M...
The Dork, The Girl, and The Douchebag
A man with a wife and child attempts to run off with a hostess, but he doesn’t show up at the place they agreed to meet. The hostess continues to wait fully aware he won’t come. Then a man calls out t...
Seicho Matsumoto's Black Gospel
Detective Rokuro Fujisawa takes charge of the investigation with a young detective Ichimura and his investigations lead him to Father Tolbeck as a suspect in the death of a flight attendant. After the...
Saeko and Yukako live together in a small apartment complex in Tokyo. After the Tohoku earthquake in 2011, both live in a state of unease. Saeko, who is in a divorce, is worried that her daughter is e...
When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning of what quic...
The proprietor of the fish shop is Shamoto. When his daughter is caught stealing from a grocery store, a man named Murata steps in to resolve the dispute between the girl and the store manager. They r...
A rock band writes a song called "Fish Story" based on a sentence from a badly translated novel. The song ties people and their stories together because it surpasses the boundaries of space and time. ...
Shogo, the arrogant and condescending star of a popular call-in radio-show must temporarily broadcast out of the abandoned studio 6 since its last DJ committed suicide several years ago. Is the joke o...
Beat Takeshi is a celebrity who lives a strange life. He met Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier who is waiting for his big break, but he is still an unknown actor. After their paths crossed, Kita...
Ju-on: The Curse 2
A real estate agent's sister went to a house he intended to sell, but ended up in a curse.
Ju-on: The Curse
Jealous of his wifes' love for another man, a teacher from her high school, a man brutally kills his wife and young son. Searching for the son who has missed a lot of school, the teacher enters their ...
Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself after getting into trouble with the local Yakuza. He met Uehara, a tough criminal who was in debt to...
Female Yakuza Tale
Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting both the ma...