Akikane Sawa

Akikane Sawa

Known For: Acting · Gender: Male

85 Movies

Also Known As: 沢彰謙 · Akinori Sawa · Ken Sawaaki · Shôken Sawa

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Movies & TV shows

1972.

1 Movie
Sex Up And Down

Sex Up And Down

1972
A con man sets up a consulting firm where he poses as a doctor specializing in curing people of their sexual problems and hang-ups.

1971.

4 Movies
Sympathy for the Underdog

Sympathy for the Underdog

1971
A big gang from Tokyo drives a yakuza gang out of Yokohama. They move to Okinawa to start over.
The Armed Organization

The Armed Organization

1971
Violent Gang Re-Arms is a rousing tale of friction in yakuza and labor interactions with Koji Tsurata as a yakuza supervising a dockworker's union. He finds himself between a rock and a hard place, at...
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: Forbidden Love

Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: Forbidden Love

1971
There is a story about a lone wolf.

1970.

2 Movies
A Kamikaze Cop

A Kamikaze Cop

1970
An undercover cop befriends a man who helps him get into two rival gangs. He tried to get the two gangs to cross each other.

1969.

11 Movies
Quick-draw Okatsu

Quick-draw Okatsu

4.29
1969
Okatsu is the daughter of a swordsman. She is a master with a sword and her talents overshadow that of her brother and real child of the man who adopted her. It can cause trouble for the family if her...
Red Peony Gambler: Flower Cards Game

Red Peony Gambler: Flower Cards Game

1969
The happiness and sadness of Red Peony Oryu's life is depicted in the third chapter of the Red Peony Gambler saga. This story takes place in the middle of the Meiji era. Oryu wants to regain her famil...
Love and Crime

Love and Crime

4.22
1969
A series of short stories about bizarre crimes committed by females in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Eras. Discover 4 famous Japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada ...
Brutal Tales of Chivalry 5: Man With The Karajishi Tattoo

Brutal Tales of Chivalry 5: Man With The Karajishi Tattoo

1969
The fifth in a powerful series looks at honor, brutality and duty. Hidejuro killed the boss of a rival family. He is taken in by a company of quarry workers, whose boss has a strict code of non-violen...
Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killers

Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killers

1969
An honorable yakuza syndicate deeply rooted in Kyoto fights for survival when a new breed of gangsters threaten their very existence.
The Biggest Gamble

The Biggest Gamble

1969
When Honjo is selected as Kansai district's chairman, Iwasa of the rival gang asks Itsuki to do everything possible to have Honjo step down, which puts Itsuki between a rock and a hard place.
Horrors of Malformed Men

Horrors of Malformed Men

1969
Hirosuke, a medical student with no recollection of his past, is trapped in an asylum, despite being perfectly sane. After escaping from the loony bin, and being framed for the murder of a circus girl...
Yakuza's Law

Yakuza's Law

6
1969
There was a story of lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.
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...
Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room

Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room

1969
Junko Fuji reprises his role as Oryu the Red Peony, a wandering female yakuza on a soul- searching journey after the death of her father. After collecting her sickly follower from jail, she was taken ...
Orgies of Edo

Orgies of Edo

1.5
1969
Three stories of moral sickness set during Japan’s prosperous Genroku era are told in this bloody follow-up to the sexploitation classic Shogun’s Joy of Torture, the politically incorrect moral lesson...

1968.

5 Movies
Ikasama Bakuchi

Ikasama Bakuchi

1968
Sixth entry in the Bakuchi-uchi series.
Army Intelligence

Army Intelligence

1968
Kazuo, a Japanese army intelligence agent, reveals a foreign intelligence network in Japan and then sent to Borneo Island with a special mission.
Secret Information

Secret Information

1968
At the request of a friend named Oba, a criminal named Sagara was arrested and spent eight years in prison. He wants to find out who did it.
New Prison Walls of Abashiri

New Prison Walls of Abashiri

1968
Suehiro Katsuji fought gangs and Chinese merchants during the post-war period.
Snake Woman's Curse

Snake Woman's Curse

1968
An old man dies of heartbreak when a cruel landlord is about to repossess his land. The old man haunts the landlord from the grave. Since the man died in debt, his wife and daughter are indentured ser...

1967.

11 Movies
The Rickshaw Man’s Son

The Rickshaw Man’s Son

1967
A roughneck named Komakichi came back from a three-year training course to become a chef, hoping to be with the daughter of a Japanese restaurant's owner. Komakichi doesn't want to become a rickshaw m...
A Story from Abashiri Prison—Duel in Snow Storm

A Story from Abashiri Prison—Duel in Snow Storm

1967
The son avenges his father's death.
Organized Violence

Organized Violence

1967
A war breaks out on the streets between rivalry Yakuza clans.
Game of Chance 3

Game of Chance 3

1967
Bungo, fulfilling his duty as a yakuza, kills a man from a rival gang. Since then, he has escaped the clan's vengeance by staying on the road with his son Kenichi. Tired of running, the two settle in ...
North Sea Chivalry

North Sea Chivalry

1967
Inosuke, a former gangster, and his friends struggle to make a living as simple fishermen in this tale of chivalry and friendship among yakuza in the northern regions.
Game of Chance 2

Game of Chance 2

1967
Bungo is released from prison to find his son Kenichi in the care of strangers. Teruko, the woman originally looking after the boy, was forced to leave town and sell herself into prostitution. Bungo a...
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 4

Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 4

1967
His business was sabotaged by the rival clan of Shujiro.
Parole

Parole

1967
Three men vs. gangsters in a fight involving smuggled gold.
Gambler's World 2

Gambler's World 2

1967
Thriller about a gangster and an outlaw who become friends despite their different outlooks.

1966.

7 Movies
Greatest Boss of the Showa Era

Greatest Boss of the Showa Era

1966
It appears to be one of the very rare appearances of master thespian It in a yakuza role.
A Circus Girl

A Circus Girl

1966
Japanese drama film.
Showdown of Men

Showdown of Men

1966
Part one.
Glorious Fights

Glorious Fights

1966
Takida is the leader of the Yamazaki family. When he battles violent elements in southern Japan, there is no tomorrow.
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: The Lone Wolf

Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: The Lone Wolf

1966
The families of the yakiuza are at odds.
North Sea Dragon

North Sea Dragon

1966
After a stint with the yakuza, the son of a prominent member of the fishing community returns home to find his father dead under the orders of a local gang leader. He kept his plans to avenge his fath...
Thirst for Love

Thirst for Love

1966
Natsuko, a Tokyo bar proprietress, and Yuki, a Kyoto Ryokan owner, vie for the affections of an advertising professional.

1965.

4 Movies
Tale of Japanese Burglars

Tale of Japanese Burglars

1965
Gisuke Hayashida is an illegal dentist during the day and a thief at night. He witnessed a train derail one night. He knows it wasn't communists who caused the incident. He must confess his crime to s...
A Fugitive from the Past

A Fugitive from the Past

1965
Three people are in a robbery and one of them shoots the other two. The corpses wash up near a policeman's attention.
Brutal Tales of Chivalry

Brutal Tales of Chivalry

1965
There was a pile of rubble after World War II. The Kamizu Group kept black-market and illegal items out of their open-air market. In order to become the most powerful group in the Enko area, Iwasa and...

1964.

5 Movies
Red Diamond

Red Diamond

1964
After losing all his money, Kizuka Keita, a seller on the black market, is trying to commit suicide. But he is saved by Morigen, a broker on the azuki beans market. A young man tries to regain his wea...
Gamblers and Racketeers

Gamblers and Racketeers

1964
Komatsu Takioka is boss of a Yakuza group rival to Masakichi Kijima boss of the Kikuya group which supports the town vendors unlike Takioka, who will stop at nothing to undermine the vendors and take ...
Night Ladies

Night Ladies

1964
About two girls severe way of living.
An Outlaw

An Outlaw

1964
In order to avenge the man who trapped him into a complicated drug deal, assassin Nanjo went on a solitary mission.
Wolves, Pigs & Men

Wolves, Pigs & Men

1964
Sabu and his pals hold a pauper's funeral for Sabu's mother. His brother Jiro arrives home, fresh out of jail, and Sabu pointedly states that Jiro is not invited. Jiro meanwhile is planning a big job ...

1963.

3 Movies
Life of Hishakaku

Life of Hishakaku

1963
After eloping with Otoyo, Hishakaku took refuge in the Kogane family's turf. When he was indebted to Boss Kogane, Hishakakus swore to protect them. Hishakaku's life came to a halt when the Kogane fami...
League of Gangsters

League of Gangsters

1963
A yakuza man is released from prison after serving a long sentence. He immediately sets about creating a new gang and attempts to pull off a huge ransom score.

1962.

11 Movies
Fearful Witch

Fearful Witch

1962
directed by an individual.
G-Men in the Pacific

G-Men in the Pacific

1962
G-men challenge a jewelry smuggling ring. The chase starts in Kyushu and continues to Kobe to Yokohama.
365 Nights

365 Nights

1962
A touching drama about a love triangle between a young architect, Koroku, and two women, Ranko and Teruko. Ranko comes from a wealthy family and is offering to repay Koroku’s family debts in exchange ...
The Challenge

The Challenge

1962
Journalist Kuroki is looking into arms sales in Southeast Asia. The point man in an arms trade was involved in the cover-up of a murder on an American base during the Allied Occupation. The film offer...
Gang vs. Gang

Gang vs. Gang

1962
The hero left prison after serving time for taking the blame for a fellow gang member's crime. The former gang boss seems to have gone to seed, with people now killing each other and dealing in drugs....
Love at the Fogged Harbor

Love at the Fogged Harbor

1962
A bittersweet love story between yakuza Hiroshi and a married woman Reiko.
Hibari the Traveling Performer

Hibari the Traveling Performer

1962
Kimie, a traveling guitarist, performs at various inns at help out her sickly mother. One night while out with her mother, Otoshi, Kimie unexpectedly sees her father, who had abandoned the family 20 y...
Four Sisters

Four Sisters

1962
A story about the lives of four sisters and their mother who must come to terms with each of their decisions in life.
Tales of President Mito

Tales of President Mito

1962
Mr. Mito, a former president of an instant food company, with two young men's help, solved the quality problems and won a big ramen contract with a large Chinese company.

1961.

5 Movies
Man with a Funky Hat: The 20,000,000 Yen Arm

Man with a Funky Hat: The 20,000,000 Yen Arm

1961
Chiba plays Tenka Ichirou, a student and son of a private detective who, if the sequelonic nature of this film is to be believed, keeps getting into wacky adventures. And I do mean 'wacky'. Herein you...
Feisty Edo Girl Nakanori-san

Feisty Edo Girl Nakanori-san

1961
The daughter is trying to protect her business.
Invasion of the Neptune Men

Invasion of the Neptune Men

1961
Clumsy invaders from Neptune are stopped by hero Space Chief and a group of Japanese kids.
Devil's Nursery Rhyme

Devil's Nursery Rhyme

1961
The novel was adapted by Toei.

1960.

4 Movies
Devotion to Railway

Devotion to Railway

1960
A human drama of crew and passengers on a special express train named “Sakura” from Tokyo to Nagasaki...
The Sand City in Manchuria

The Sand City in Manchuria

1960
When the plague threatens a small town in Manchuria, a young doctor finds himself struggling to save the lives of his townspeople.
Deep River Melody

Deep River Melody

1960
A poignant story about a young couple, Setsu and Chozo, who are torn apart to save Setsu's father's restaurant.
The Prickly Mouthed Geisha Part 2

The Prickly Mouthed Geisha Part 2

1960
A young geisha wants to bring her grandmother's restaurant business back to life.

1959.

4 Movies
Moonlight Mask – The Last Death of the Devil

Moonlight Mask – The Last Death of the Devil

1959
The sixth and last Moonlight Mask film in the original series produced by Toei in the 1950s.
The Prickly Mouthed Geisha

The Prickly Mouthed Geisha

1959
Kenichi, an apprenticeship carpenter to her father Masagoro, is in love with Koharu, a young geisha. Their love life came to a halt after an argument between their fathers. Can their love survive desp...
Seven Color Mask: King Rose: Devil's Rose

Seven Color Mask: King Rose: Devil's Rose

1959
The first Nanairo Kamen movie.
Prince of Space

Prince of Space

1959
When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes.

1958.

4 Movies
Moonlight Mask – Duel to the Death in Dangerous Waters

Moonlight Mask – Duel to the Death in Dangerous Waters

1958
Second Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
Moonlight Mask

Moonlight Mask

1958
First Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
With Songs in My Heart

With Songs in My Heart

1958
Sayuri, a young woman who was born on a farm, moved to Tokyo to pursue her dream of becoming a singer.
Sister with Sister

Sister with Sister

1958
She finds new life and love interests when she starts working as an office worker.

1957.

2 Movies
The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea

1957
To fulfill a friend's dying wish, a young sailor takes on the task of delivering an heirloom to his friend's daughter, Harumi, who has been adopted by another family. Harumi and her family are targets...
The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

1957
A 1955 television feature on Japan's national network, NHK, is the basis for one of Uchida's rare films. A socially conscious drama with a contemporary backdrop, Dotanba focuses on the attempts to res...

1956.

1 Movie

1955.

1 Movie
Murder on The Last Train

Murder on The Last Train

1955
One of the earliest Japanese cop films following a mysterious killing on the last train to Mitaka, Tokyo.
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