Isao Natsuyagi

Isao Natsuyagi

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1939-12-25 · Deathday: 2013-05-11 (73 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Adachi-ku, Tokyo, Japan

102 Movies · 8 TV shows

Also Known As: 夏八木勲

Biography

Isao Natsuyagi (夏八木 勲, Natsuyagi Isao, 25 December 1939 – 11 May 2013) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films from 1963 to 2013.

Movies & TV shows

2015.

1 Movie
Summer on the Frontline: A Boy's Story

Summer on the Frontline: A Boy's Story

2015
Keisuke, 15-year-old junior-high school boy, has been forced to live as refugees with his family in temporary housing apart from a hometown as a result of the Great East Japan Earthquake.In 2012, he b...

2014.

1 Movie
Climbing to Spring

Climbing to Spring

2014
Around Mount Tate, Toru grew up. He disliked the yearly trek up the mountain with his father to prepare their mountain hut for the summer season of climbers. When Toru grows up, he leaves his hometown...

2013.

5 Movies
Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

2.67
2013
Nonomiya is a successful businessman. After he was born, his son was switched with another child. He needs to decide between his true son or the boy he raised as his own.
Present for You

Present for You

2013
Shigeru Kajiwara (Joe Odagiri) works part-time at a company that sells mysterious health food. One day, the other employees run off with the company's money.
The Brain Man

The Brain Man

2013
There were bombs in the city. A public bus route is the latest target. A man with power was arrested. The psychologist is looking at him. Mariko. Is it possible that he wasn't emotional when he was bo...
The Sango Ranger

The Sango Ranger

2013
There is conflict over a bridge construction project on Ishigaki Island. One day, a public official from the Ministry of Environment is sent to Ishigaki Island. Yajima tells his colleagues that he is ...
The Eternal Zero

The Eternal Zero

2013
A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko begin to search for informati...

2012.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Floating Castle

The Floating Castle

2012
In the year 1590, the mighty warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi is close to fulfilling his ambition of unifying all of Japan under his banner when he comes across unexpected resistance in the form of a floati...
TV
Going My Home

Going My Home

2012
The average life of a timid salaryman has changed after his father fell ill. Along with his wife Sae and their only child, he travels to his father's country town, where he begins to uncover his fathe...
The Land of Hope

The Land of Hope

2012
An old couple, their only son, the son's wife, a young man and his lover live in a village. An earthquake causes a nuclear station to explode. The family lives on a farm that only half of the area is ...
Emperor

Emperor

6
2012
At the end of WWII, the Japanese surrendered. Should Emperor Hirohito be hanged for war crimes?

2011.

3 Movies
KochiKame - The Movie: Save the Kachidoki Bridge!

KochiKame - The Movie: Save the Kachidoki Bridge!

2011
Police Officer Kankichi Ryotsu (Shingo Katori) is back at the Kameari Park Polic Box. Kankichi Ryotsu usually means to do well, but more often than not he ends up causing all kinds of trouble. Like on...
My Way

My Way

7.4
2011
Jun-Shik wants to run in the Olympics since Korea is colonized by Japan. Tatsuo wants to run a marathon. After the war ends, they are forced to join the army. The head of defense in Jun-Shik's unit is...
Andalusia: Revenge of the Goddess

Andalusia: Revenge of the Goddess

2011
The Chief of Police's son was found dead in a hotel in France while the Japanese government tried to crack down on international crime organizations' money laundered in tax havens.

2010.

2 Movies
Partners

Partners

2010
19-year-old freeter (a Japanese expression for people between the ages of 15 and 34 who lack full time employment or are unemployed, excluding housewives and students.) Tsuyoshi Osanai enters a school...
300 Million

300 Million

2010
Katagiri, a highly ambitious young detective, teams up with older detective Takiguchi, who is about to retire, to investigate a murder that took place by Sumida River. Katagiri is annoyed by Takiguchi...

2009.

1 Movie
The Summit: A Chronicle Of Stones to Serenity

The Summit: A Chronicle Of Stones to Serenity

2009
A group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan in 1907.

2008.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Nadeshiko Tai

Nadeshiko Tai

2008
The story is set in Chiran, Kagoshima, the site of a secret base used to launch kamikaze missions during the war. At the time, a group of young girls known as the Nadeshiko Tai were gathered to help o...
TV
Dandan

Dandan

2008
The twin girls Tajima Megumi and Ichijo Nozomi was separated at birth after their parents had divorced. Years later they meet each other. Both of them have a career within the entertainment industry. ...
The Road to Sirius

The Road to Sirius

2008
A childhood friend of Akiko and Katsuya was the deputy sales manager of Toho Advertising. There is a secret that cannot be revealed about the relationship between Akiko and her father. Akiko received ...

2007.

1 Movie
Bizan

Bizan

2007
Sakiko, works independently at a travel agent in Tokyo. She was raised by her mother, Tatsuko, is hospitalized, Sakiko returns to her hometown Tokushima on Shikoku. The town is famous for its annual A...

2006.

1 Movie

2005.

5 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
Legendary Swordfights of Yagyu Jubei

Legendary Swordfights of Yagyu Jubei

2005
A story about a swordsman from the well-known Yagyu-Shinkage school in the Edo period. Many were scheming to topple Tokugawa's political system after the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate. The t...
Samurai Justice 2: Mother & Daughter

Samurai Justice 2: Mother & Daughter

2005
Master swordsman Akiyama Kohei’s simple life in retirement is jarred into violent sword action when he meets an elderly fencing instructor who may be the target of a group of thieves planning a major ...
Curtain Call

Curtain Call

2005
Kaori is very enthusiastic about her career as a journalist. She was sent to work for a community magazine in Fukuoka because of an article she wrote. An anonymous letter puts her in contact with an o...
The Many Faces of Chika

The Many Faces of Chika

2005
Director Kazuo Hara tells the tale of the eponymous Chika and four different relationships she has during the turbulent political climate of the 1970s. Four different actresses play the role of Chika ...
Koto

Koto

2005
Set in the traditional city of Kyoto, Japan, this deeply poetic TV movie revolves around Chieko who becomes bewildered and troubled as she discovers the true aspects of her past. The story becomes poi...
TV
The Millionaire Detective

The Millionaire Detective

2005
What do you get when you mix a granddaughter from an extremely rich family with crime, murder, and a passion for law and justice? Kanbe Miwako, a granddaughter of a super rich millionaire becomes a de...

2003.

2 Movies
Ginji - The Slasher

Ginji - The Slasher

2003
After massacring his corrupt workmates with a samurai sword in 1945, Ginji Sonesaki was given the nickname of Ginji the Slasher. On his release, he found himself on the streets living with the homeles...
T.R.Y.

T.R.Y.

2003
Tension between China and Japan at the turn of the 20th century led a Japanese man to plan to sell weapons. He stole arms from the Japanese military and sold them to the rich Chinese.

2002.

2 Movies
Sensen fukoku

Sensen fukoku

2002
War between North Korea and Japan
Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS

Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS

2002
The story of the birth of VHS is told in a Japanese film. Kagatani Shizuo rallies his coworkers to save their jobs. The VHS standard was developed to do this. They defeated Sony.

2001.

3 Movies
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge

Warm Water Under a Red Bridge

2001
A newly unemployed salaryman meets a particularly sexual woman.
Desert Moon

Desert Moon

2001
The film focuses on the conflict between work and family commitments in modern Japan. Nagai's wife and daughter left him because he neglected them for his internet business. A young hustler who has em...
The Firefly

The Firefly

2001
Ken Takakura is a Japanese film icon who has starred in over 100 films. Hideji Yamaoka was a suicide pilot who survived the war. Yamaoka used to work as a fisherman in Kumamoto, a provincial seaside c...

1999.

1 TV show
TV
Lipstick

Lipstick

1999
Hayakawa Ai is sent to a correction facility for juvenile offenders after committing a crime. She becomes friends with four other delinquents and falls in love with one of them, an artist with secrets...

1998.

3 Movies
Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy

Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy

1998
Based on the story by manga master Leiji Matsumoto (The Cockpit, Queen Emeraldas), the 55 minute featurette picks up one year after the events of Galaxy Express 999 in which a young boy named Tetsuro ...
Bonds

Bonds

1998
Tetsuro Haga is a troubled gangster, living under the assumed identity Ise for ten years, to escape jail for gunning down his cruel adoptive father. His life begins to unravel when a journalist follow...
Free and Easy 10

Free and Easy 10

1998
Su-san resigns after getting fed up with corporate life, but he finds himself back in familiar surroundings on his first assignment at a new job.

1996.

1 Movie
The File of Young Kindaichi

The File of Young Kindaichi

1996
Inspector Kenmochi and Kindaichi were invited for a anniversary celebration. The Phantom of the Opera is being practiced again. When members of the acting troupe are killed by the Phantom, it doesn't ...

1993.

2 Movies
Date Masamune: The One-Eyed Dragon

Date Masamune: The One-Eyed Dragon

1993
Biopic of Date Masamune
Destiny Pass

Destiny Pass

1993
The story of the last of the Toyotomi heirs in his quest for revenge against the Tokugawa is told in the aftermath of the fall of Osaka Castle.

1992.

3 Movies
A Legend of Turmoil

A Legend of Turmoil

1992
There is a story about the development of the yakuza. An old-fashioned respectful yakuza named Otaki is trying to protect his small family. He went after the people who plotted against him after his b...
Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi

Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi

1992
The island has a classic tale. The Battle of Sekigahara ended the age of swords. The lord of Ogura Castle in Kyushu admitted Sasaki Kojiro because of his sword skills. A group within the feudal clan w...
Taira no Kiyomori

Taira no Kiyomori

1992
The tale of Taira Kiyomori who started as a young inexperienced warrior who led the Heike into the battle against the brutal pirates on Setouchi.

1991.

1 Movie
Yakuza Ladies Revisited

Yakuza Ladies Revisited

1991
The wife of a yakuza lieutenant tries to keep the peace when the clan's heir suddenly dies and a succession conflict threatens to break out.

1990.

4 Movies
Yellow Fangs

Yellow Fangs

1990
Based on actual events that occurred in Hokkaido, Japan, 1915. Rimeinzu: Utsukushiki yuusha-tachi tells the story of a group of bear hunters that are tracking a 900 pound brown bear nicknamed Red Spot...
Seventeen Ninja

Seventeen Ninja

1990
This remake of the classic film features the addition of Chiba Shinichi and Natsuyagi Isao as political intrigue reigns supreme. Tadanaga, the younger son of Shogun Hidetada has signed a dangerous pac...
1750 Days of Turbulence

1750 Days of Turbulence

1990
After the death of previous Boss, a gang war lasts for more than four years.
Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth

1990
Kagetora and Takeda want to prevent each other from taking control of feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders engage in massive battles of cavalry and infantry as they pursue one another across the coun...

1988.

1 Movie
Goryokaku

Goryokaku

1988
After the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate, there was a series of battles fought while the former supporters of the Tokugawa shogunate retreated to the north where they actually started a sovereign nati...

1987.

1 Movie
Tokyo Blackout

Tokyo Blackout

1987
Based on a science-fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu. Tokyo is suddenly covered by a dome shaped electromagnetic cloud for an unknown reason and is totally blocked and isolated from other parts of the wo...

1986.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Byakkotai

Byakkotai

1986
In the wake of the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, Aizu's four-unit military was set up in a drive to finalize its military modernization. The other three units were called Genbutai, Seirytai, and Suzakutai. ...
Women Who Do Not Divorce

Women Who Do Not Divorce

1986
Keiichi (Kenichi Hagiwara) is a weather man. He gets involved with two married women, Yoshiko (Mitsuko Baisho) and Miyoko (Chieko Baisho). Both want to divorce but are trapped in meaningless marriages...
Leave My Girl Alone

Leave My Girl Alone

1986
Super idol Koizumi takes on the challenge of making her first suspense film in the role of a tomboy! Hitomi, who grew up in an orphanage, begins to tutor a wealthy child, in spite of the kid's relucta...
Cabaret

Cabaret

1986
A young jazz musician's desire to advance in his career runs afoul of organized crime in this thriller from Haruki Kadokawa. After a saxophonist starts playing at a particular nightspot, a thug from t...

1985.

2 Movies
Vendetta of Obligation

Vendetta of Obligation

1985
This is the story of the 47 ronin of the Ako clan who rose up to avenge the brutal death of their beloved master Asano Takumi-no-kami after his failed attack on the vile Lord Kira led to his being ord...
No More God, No More Love

No More God, No More Love

1985
Released after seven years in prison, an inveterate thug goes from strength to ruthless strength as he makes his way through a succession of dubious jobs, illegal schemes, and brutal romances.

1984.

4 Movies
Fireflies in the North

Fireflies in the North

1984
Set in the icy wilderness of Hokkaido during the early days of the Meiji era, where the brutal warden of Kabato Prison terrorizes convicts sentenced to forced labor to build the roads needed to open u...
Assassination Orders

Assassination Orders

1984
The ronin, Sako Kanbei has to rescue the beautiful Princess Tsubaki from danger while young samurai of the Numata Clan stand up against their corrupt Chief Retainer and evil clan mistress. Kanbei want...
The Street of Desire

The Street of Desire

1984
A valet at a fancy nightclub hatches a plot to punish those responsible for his father's death.
Shanghai Vance King

Shanghai Vance King

1984
Set in the 1930s in the international city of Shanghai, the film follows the extravagant life and times of a group of jazz musicians, living from one advance paycheck to the next, as the country teete...

1983.

3 Movies
Village of Doom

Village of Doom

1983
An emotionally distraught young man goes on a violent killing spree after his Tuberculosis prevents him from serving in World War II and is frowned upon by his fellow villagers.
Nogare no machi

Nogare no machi

1983
Based on the novel of the same name by Kenzo Kitakata.
White Snake Enchantment

White Snake Enchantment

1983
Uta married a priest who saved her when she tried to commit suicide at a waterfall. The love triangle between a lustful priest, his second wife and his son Masao.

1982.

2 Movies
Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather

Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather

1982
The egocentric boss of a small yakuza clan on Shikoku Island is called Onimasa and he has criminal duties that conflict with his self- image as a chivalrous samurai. This epic tale of justice, disobed...
Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo

Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo

1982
A re-make of the classic story made for television in 1982.

1980.

2 Movies
Shogun's Ninja

Shogun's Ninja

6
1980
In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers ...
Virus

Virus

1980
The rest of the world has been wiped out by a military virus that was released in a plane crash and scientists are trying to find a cure.

1979.

6 Movies
The Adventures of Kosuke Kindaichi

The Adventures of Kosuke Kindaichi

1979
Obayashi’s take on the famous Kosuke Kindaichi series, made popular partly thanks to the numerous movie-adaptions by Kon Ichikawa, the most known being The Inugami Family. Kosuke Kindaichi is the most...
G.I. Samurai

G.I. Samurai

1979
When rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun, a squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers were transported through time to their country's warring states era.
Devil's Flute

Devil's Flute

1979
Kindaichi solved murders in a wealthy family. An excellent blend of intrigue and betrayal, set against the backdrop of wealth, this film is loaded with twists and turns and surprises at every corner.
Dead Angle

Dead Angle

1979
Perfect financial crimes were committed by college graduates in the 1950s.
Hunter in the Dark

Hunter in the Dark

1979
Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Taniga...
Dog of Fortune

Dog of Fortune

1979
Goro embarked on a journey from Hokkaido to Tokyo. With the loss of his master who held a secret to a weapons smuggling case and the corruptions of those who are involved, Goro's adventure unfolds.

1978.

4 Movies
Never Give Up

Never Give Up

1978
Special forces officer Ajisawa leaves his paramilitary group to take care of his newly-adopted daughter, Yoriko: the sole survival of a bloodbath for which he is responsible. Years later, Ajisawa is f...
Winter's Flower

Winter's Flower

1978
Kanno is a subgroup of the Yakuza. He had to kill Matsuoka. Youko is a child of Matsuoka and Kanno. Before he gave himself to the police, he asked his trusted man to take care of her. Kanno pretended ...
Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

1978
Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
The Shogun's Samurai

The Shogun's Samurai

1978
The Tokugawa shogun was poisoned by his son's retainers in order to get him the shogunate despite his stutter. The land was divided into warring groups after Iemitsu and his brother Tadanaga became bi...

1977.

3 Movies
Village of Eight Gravestones

Village of Eight Gravestones

1977
The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors. Adaptation of novel by Seishi Yokomizo
The Smart Aleck Ten

The Smart Aleck Ten

1977
Based on the comic by Toshiya Masaoka.
Proof of the Man

Proof of the Man

1977
When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There is a New York City detective named Shuftan who is with him.

1976.

2 Movies
The Yakuza Code Still Lives

The Yakuza Code Still Lives

1976
After spending eight years in prison for murder, Hiroshi leaves his family to start a new life as a labor racketeers.
Karate Warriors

Karate Warriors

1976
Tsurugi protects a little boy while dealing with rival gangs in the fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series.

1975.

1 Movie
The International Gang of Kobe

The International Gang of Kobe

1975
In 1947, in Kobe, Japan, a local street gang fights for their survival when its turf is overrun by United States occupation forces and international gangs.

1974.

4 Movies
ルバング島の奇跡 陸軍中野学校

ルバング島の奇跡 陸軍中野学校

1974
The 33rd Eastern Unit, known only to the upper ranks of the General Staff, was assigned to an officer named Murakami in the spring of 1945. The secret warriors, spies and guerrillas are trained here. ...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics

5.24
1974
As Japan prepares for the 1964 Olympic games, the public and press want the police to crack down on gangs.
Violent Streets

Violent Streets

1974
A former yakuza boss is dragged back into a world of violence as a Kansai syndicate sets their sights on Tokyo.
Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose

1974
The Taisho era was a time of turbulence in Japan. From new marks of modernity to full-blown riots, a sense of revolution filled the air. The Dam Dam Group is a small anarchist organization lead by Dai...

1973.

3 Movies
Slaughter in the Snow

Slaughter in the Snow

1973
In feudal Japan, women are vulnerable, in need of protection, and capable of deception. Jokichi of Mikogami, a drifter, has not yet fully revenged the death of his wife and son. He searches for Kunisa...
Submersion of Japan

Submersion of Japan

1973
Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan...

1972.

2 Movies
Under the Flag of the Rising Sun

Under the Flag of the Rising Sun

1972
A war widow is trying to clear her husband's name after he was court-martialed for desertion and executed. The ministry that distributes benefits continues to deny her a pension despite the fact that ...
Female Prisoner 701: Scorpion

Female Prisoner 701: Scorpion

3.63
1972
After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison,...

1971.

3 Movies
Shadow of Deception

Shadow of Deception

1971
It was five years ago when Minako spent a night with Sozo, younger brother of her ex-husband. She now lives in a local town with a rich old man who owns a dry goods store. Minako travels to Tokyo on b...
Kamikaze Cop, No Epitaph to Us

Kamikaze Cop, No Epitaph to Us

1971
Exciting fight of a secret police detective over secret of a diamond.
The Wolves

The Wolves

1971
Seji Iwahashi was released early after killing the boss of the Kanno gang, only to find that his former gang had merged with the Kannos. With bitter resentments on both sides, how long will it be befo...

1970.

1 Movie
Duel in the Wind

Duel in the Wind

1970
Yojiro orders a samurai to kill a debtor. The samurai decides not to trust the judgment of his master, which makes him an outcast and he has to flee...

1969.

1 Movie
Goyokin

Goyokin

1969
A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place.

1968.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Ryoma ga Yuku

Ryoma ga Yuku

1968
The chronicles of Sakamoto Ryoma, a pre-revolutionary who helped shape the face of modern Japan. In order to study swordsmanship, Ryoma heads for Edo where he meets many people who influence his think...
Devil in My Flesh

Devil in My Flesh

1968
Sex and thrill film about prostitutes.
Ninja's Mark

Ninja's Mark

1968
When the Shogun Tokugawa III is in bed with a girl, she turns into a monster. The court believes she is Ninja Magic, used to frighten the lord off women so that there will be no heir. Tôma, a famous s...

1967.

3 Movies
Classmates

Classmates

1967
In World War II, students were trained to become Kamikaze pilots.
Eleven Samurai

Eleven Samurai

1967
The lord of the Oshi fief is killed by his trespassing neighbour, the cruel and despotic Nariatsu, son of the former Shogun. After an investigation, the Oshi clan is blamed for what happened and sente...
Samurai Wolf II

Samurai Wolf II

1967
A group of prisoners are being transported to their executions and one of them looks like his dead father. There are crooked gold miners, a beautiful girl who is crazy and a dojo master who is obsesse...

1966.

2 Movies
Nothing But Bones

Nothing But Bones

1966
Japanese drama.
Samurai Wolf

Samurai Wolf

1966
This is the story of a vagrant samurai – the solitary, savage and scrupulous Kiba – who arrives at a village to defend a beautiful, blind woman against a sinister plot. Her assailants then send agains...
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