Akitake Kôno

Akitake Kôno

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1911-10-08 · Deathday: 1978-03-17 (66 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Nagasaki, Japan

76 Movies

Also Known As: 河野秋武 · Akitake Kōno · Akitake Kono

Biography

Akitake Kōno (河野 秋武, Kōno Akitake, 8 October 1911 – 17 March 1978) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than sixty films from 1943 to 1973.

Movies & TV shows

1973.

1 Movie
Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi

1973
The young would-be swordsman sets out to achieve greatness in war, achieving nothing because fighting on the losing side, and then begins his long period of wandering and training, with the goal alway...

1971.

1 Movie

1969.

5 Movies
Farewell, My Beloved

Farewell, My Beloved

1969
During the early days of the war, a young student falls in love with the widow of a naval officer. She is living with the memories of her husband and her younger sister is fond of the student. One day...
Broken Swords

Broken Swords

1969
The tragic, yet exciting story of the friendship between Nakayama Yasubei, a member of the 47 Ronin, and Tange Tenzen, a relative by marriage of the vile Lord Kira. The remake of Hakuki is called Samu...
New Prison Walls of Abashiri 2

New Prison Walls of Abashiri 2

1969
Suehiro Katsuji is sent to Shikoku to work and there is a turf battle between a local gang and the dock operator.
Okatsu the Fugitive

Okatsu the Fugitive

6
1969
Okatsu the Fugitive is the third film in the Ohyaku/Okatsu series. A boy is holding a sword. Her father is getting married and she doesn't seem upset. A group of farmers are being slaughtered. They to...
Crimson Bat, the Blind Swordswoman

Crimson Bat, the Blind Swordswoman

1969
A young girl named Oichi is abandoned by her mother and blinded by a lightning strike. When her guardian is killed, she learns to wield a sword from a traveling ronin. As she develops into a master ...

1967.

4 Movies
Traveling in Party

Traveling in Party

1967
A mediocre train conductor falls in love with a beautiful widow.
Heiji, the Detective

Heiji, the Detective

1967
Famous for his coin tossing when capturing criminals, an Edo detective, Heiji, launches an investigation into the mysterious murder of his friend Seigoro.
Three Gamblers

Three Gamblers

1967
Three closely associated gamblers have adventures in Yokohama, Hokkaido, and Macao. Gambling trio endure hardships to rescue Naojiro’s family.

1966.

3 Movies
Nerves for Victory

Nerves for Victory

1966
A young yakuza man who respects obligation and humanity must face cruel and heartless turf wars leading to a fight to the death with his own brother.

1965.

1 Movie

1964.

2 Movies
Ken

Ken

1964
The captain of the Kendo team is Kokubu Jiro. Kokubu is a mystery to those who know him. Being arrogant and flashy doesn't make it easy to connect with Kokubu.
Adventures of Zatoichi

Adventures of Zatoichi

4.14
1964
A woman is looking for her father. As he helps her investigate the disappearance, Zatoichi also becomes involved with another young woman who is trying to help her brother, who has murdered someone at...

1963.

3 Movies
Tange Sazen

Tange Sazen

1963
The Yagyu Clan was ordered by the Tokugawa Shogunate to repair a shrine. Since it can't refuse the Shogunate's request, the Yagyu Clan tries to raise funds by obtaining a sword which holds the key to ...
Castle of Owls

Castle of Owls

1963
Movie adaptation of the 1959 ninja novel. With war against Korea looming on the horizon, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, the 'Taiko' becomes the target of an assassination attempt to be carried out by the Iga Cl...
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai

1963
Gonza was a handsome young laborer, a footman and spear-carrier, working hard for his meager wage. All Gonza wanted was to marry his young sweetheart, but despite their mutual poverty, her status as t...

1962.

5 Movies
Fearful Witch

Fearful Witch

1962
directed by an individual.
Hibari's Tale of Pathos

Hibari's Tale of Pathos

1962
Hibari Misora plays a singing guide, who is secretly in love, her fortunes turn for the worse when a gangster’s henchman hears her singing and takes a liking to her beautiful voice. The trouble starts...
Mother Country

Mother Country

1962
In 1919, a group of Japanese immigrants arrives in Hawaii. Among them Yoshio Inoue and his wife Kishimo and Sumi, a young woman ready to get married soon. With the soil that is hard to work and the su...
The Escape

The Escape

1962
Film about the 2-26 Incident.
Travels of Hibari and Chiemi

Travels of Hibari and Chiemi

1962
Playhouse employees Okimi and Otoshi became involved in an undercover officer's investigation of a gang when they accidentally walked in on a drug deal at their theater.

1961.

6 Movies
Restoration Fire

Restoration Fire

1961
Megastar Kataoka Chiezo is Vice-commander Hijikata Toshizo of the Shinsengumi in this realistic tale of Japan’s inner battles that led to the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. Excellent performances...
A Fishwife's Tale

A Fishwife's Tale

1961
The popular daughter of the fish market owner is played by Hibari Misora. She sets out to help her biological father who has fallen victim to an evil plot orchestrated by those who would take over his...
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

1961
Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds...
Officer Morgan and a Man of Mystery

Officer Morgan and a Man of Mystery

1961
Detective Morgan and the Japanese police cooperate to unveil the truth of the mysterious death of Morgan’s friend in Arizona.
寛美の三等社員

寛美の三等社員

1961
Japanese comedy film.

1960.

3 Movies
Outlaw Under a Blue Canopy

Outlaw Under a Blue Canopy

1960
Sheriff Goro went undercover to investigate drug traffickers.
Castle of Flames

Castle of Flames

1960
Young Lord Masato returns to Japan in the 17th century to find his father dead and his mother married to his uncle, who is causing turmoil in the kingdom. Masato vows to get to the truth even though h...
The Man of Seven Faces

The Man of Seven Faces

1960
Detective Tarao investigates the deaths of police officers who were involved in solving a kidnapping case.

1959.

4 Movies
Happily Tied to the Road

Happily Tied to the Road

1959
A wandering gambler saves sisters who have no one to depend on.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

4.75
1959
Kaji was a supervisor during the Second World War. He wants to help his prisoners, but he doesn't want to be a soldier. The escape attempt by Chinese prisoners resulted in Kaji's arrest. There is a ch...
Men in a Rough Town

Men in a Rough Town

1959
An action-packed, dramatic gangster film.
Souls in the Moonlight III

Souls in the Moonlight III

1959
Master swordsman, Tsukue Ryunosuke is confronted by the families of his victims. Will justice be served for the lost innocent lives? The conclusion of the famed Jidaigeki series is an amazing film, wi...

1958.

7 Movies
I Want to Be a Shellfish

I Want to Be a Shellfish

1958
Television production of I Want to Be a Shellfish. On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police...
Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2

Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2

1958
Thanks to a secret message hidden on the sacred swords Kaen and Suien, the samurai Genji Kur found the hidden treasure of Lord Yoshitsune. When he gives a piece of the treasure to a couple of poor but...
Points and Lines

Points and Lines

1958
The story centers around a group of detectives who are determined to find the truth behind an apparent double suicide.
The Shogun’s Guard, Shinsengumi

The Shogun’s Guard, Shinsengumi

1958
The Shinsengumi is a special unit of ronin commissioned by the Tokugawa shogunate to counter anti-shogunate activities in Kyoto. A sinister plot to overthrow the shogun is set in motion and Kondo Isam...
The Envoy

The Envoy

1958
Sinza who is secretly the well known "Sea Glow Burglar", gives to the poor the money he takes from the bad lords and greedy merchants, who live just to exploit the poor for their small coins. On his t...
Wind, Woman and Road

Wind, Woman and Road

1958
A case of mistaken identity can have deadly consequences.
Souls in the Moonlight II

Souls in the Moonlight II

1958
This is the second installment of the trilogy based on Japan’s greatest novel “The Great Bodhisattva Pass”, following the life and times of bloodthirsty samurai, Tsukue Ryunosuke. Blinded in an explos...

1957.

2 Movies
A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

1957
Saheji gets stuck at a high-class brothel when he can't pay the bill. He makes the best of his situation by performing various tasks amidst the tumult of the end of the shogunate, but always by making...
The Temptress and the Monk

The Temptress and the Monk

1957
Nominated for Golden Berlin Bear.

1956.

4 Movies
快傑耶茶坊

快傑耶茶坊

1956
1956 Japanese film, originally released in two parts.
甲武信嶽傳奇

甲武信嶽傳奇

1956
1956 Japanese film, originally released in three parts.
Satan's Town

Satan's Town

1956
A yakuza boss and his right-hand, Hawasaki, escape from prison. the film concentrates on their relationship, emphasizing loyalty and thier eventual betrayal, enroute they get involved in money traffi...
Love is Lost

Love is Lost

1956
Based on the novel by Torahiko Tamiya.

1955.

2 Movies
Taira Clan Saga

Taira Clan Saga

1955
The special forces commander returned to Kyoto after defeating the pirates in the western sea of Japan. The high courtiers refuse to reward the captain because they dislike career soldiers gaining pow...
Policeman's Diary, Part 2

Policeman's Diary, Part 2

1955
The continued adventures of the Ushikata police station include runaway brides and a typhoon.

1954.

3 Movies
The Black Current

The Black Current

1954
A reporter sleeping in the newspaper room of the Maich newspaper company gets a report that the missing Akiyama JNR president was found dead.
Sansho the Bailiff

Sansho the Bailiff

3.86
1954
The governor of Japan was exiled. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up with suffering and oppression.

1953.

2 Movies
The Cannery Boat

The Cannery Boat

1953
The crab fishermen's final revolt is bloodily suppressed by the Royal Navy. In the 1920's.
Tower of Lilies

Tower of Lilies

1953
A group of high school girls were drafted as nurses during the American invasion of the island. As the enemy army advances further, the situation for the girls becomes increasingly desperate as food a...

1950.

3 Movies
Listen to the Voices of the Sea

Listen to the Voices of the Sea

1950
This film is strongly anti-war film. The film is based on the collection of writings by Japanese student soldiers who died during World War II. The film is located to Burma. It shows the everyday prob...
Till We Meet Again

Till We Meet Again

1950
The tide of war prevents Saburo and Keiko from falling in love.
Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies)

Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies)

1950
An attempt is made to suppress a journalist's investigation of collusion between a rural police chief and the local gangster bosses.

1949.

1 Movie
Lady from Hell

Lady from Hell

1949
1949 Toho film directed by Motoyoshi Oda.

1947.

2 Movies
Joyu

Joyu

1947
Snow Trail

Snow Trail

1947
Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi escaped into the mountains after fleeing the police. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri meet a young woman and her father, as well as a mountaineer. Th...

1946.

2 Movies
An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People

1946
A movie about a man.
No Regrets for Our Youth

No Regrets for Our Youth

1
1946
When her father was relieved of his post, the well-bred daughter was shocked. She is courted by two of her father's former students, one a fiery left-winger and the other a more moderate one.

1945.

5 Movies
Duel at Yagyu Valley

Duel at Yagyu Valley

1945
During the Warring States era, Hozoin Kakuzenbo and Yagyu Tajima-no-kami were best friends and spent their days acquiring skills of the spear, sword and martial arts. The swordsman Kozumi Ise-no-kami ...
Three Women of the North

Three Women of the North

1945
The story of an airport and its air traffic control crew in a remote and northern Japanese town. Three of the air traffic controllers are female with one of them working with a dead fiancée's sister. ...
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

1
1945
Yoshitsune Minamoto, who masquerades as a monk, has to rely on a comical porter to get them to safety.
A Tale of Archery at the Sanjusangendo

A Tale of Archery at the Sanjusangendo

1945
In A Tale of Archery, young, timid bowmaster Kazuma (Akitake Kôno) seeks to beat the archery record set by Hoshino Kanzaemon, a mysterious figure who, it is rumored, drove the previous champion (Kazum...
Sanshiro Sugata Part Two

Sanshiro Sugata Part Two

3.5
1945
Government-suggested sequel shows Sugata's superiority to the foreign warrior as well as his growing as a judo master.

1944.

3 Movies
The Most Beautiful

The Most Beautiful

3.5
1944
Several young women worked in aprecision optical instruments factory during the second World War. Despite illness, injury, and tremendous personal hardship, the women persist in their tasks, devoted t...
Four Marriages

Four Marriages

1944
Based on a short story by Dazai Osamu, produced under the national film law. The film's hero falls in love with the youngest daughter of a family he is visiting to arrange an engagement for his friend...
Battle Troop

Battle Troop

1944
Three IJN flyers Mikami (Susumu Fujita), Kawakami (Masayuki Mori) and Murakami (Akitake Kono) are good friends, and they are all renowned for their torpedo techniques. Mikami is posted as a staff offi...

1943.

2 Movies
Toward the Decisive Battle in the Sky

Toward the Decisive Battle in the Sky

1943
Young men go through challenging flight training in order to get into the Army and Navy. The government shortened the training and expanded the age range of the recruits because of the pressure of the...
Sanshiro Sugata

Sanshiro Sugata

3.5
1943
The story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn martial arts. He discovered a new form of self- defense. Shiro Saigo is the main character.
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