Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1961-05-24 · Place of Birth: Kagoshima, Japan
76 Movies · 8 TV shows
Also Known As: 哀川翔 · Shô Aikawa · Show Aikawa
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Show Aikawa (哀川 翔 Aikawa Shō, born 24 May 1961) is a Japanese actor.
Movies & TV shows
2 TV shows
A detective on a special team is named Kawa Ryokubo. He lived through a difficult time when he was a child. His younger sibling's death was caused by his mother's negligent behavior. He has been looki...
Sentosha: Battle Wheels
Renowned entertainers and car lovers grasp the wheel and compete with their battle cars in a variety of never before seen challenges! They face off in life-threatening duels designed to test their spe...
When Tendokai's headquarters are attacked, underboss Washio Kazuma orders his trusted lieutenant to investigate a possible mole inside the family.
Tendokai's Washio Kazuma, the underboss of Japan's largest crime syndicate, goes on the warpath when his blood brother and family turn up dead.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Kazuko Yamase is a 23-year-old, broken-hearted freeter. One day, she sees a knitted teddy bear that really appeals to her. She decides to buy it. Later, the knitted teddy bear suddenly speaks! Within ...
Hiroya Munakata (Sho Aikawa) is the leader of the yakuza group Munakata-gumi. After 10 years since the big fight, Hiroya Munakata's non blood-related younger brother Takashi (Shingo Tsurumi) is releas...
As an orphan, Naoto Date was scouted by mysterious organization Tiger's Cave. The group trains young men to become villainous wrestlers and collects half of their earnings. Naoto Date goes through a h...
Ririko has become a wildly successful model, actress, and singer because of her extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance. She plummets towards a frightening and inevitable end as her body be...
Yuukai Rhapsody follows a man who is stuck in a rut, no personal life and no cash lead him to the drastic decision of kidnapping a rich boy, unbeknownst to him the boy's father is a yakuza boss! With ...
A young man (Yoshio Inoue) moves from the countryside to Tokyo, while experiencing hardships & happiness, in his pursuit to become a manga artist.
The Bugs Detective
Based on the comic book series by Daichi Aozora.
Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City
Zebra City 2025 – music echoing across what used to be Tokyo from Zebra Queen marks the start of Zebra Time, a 5 minute window twice a day when the city population is free to commit any crime and the ...
In the early 1200s, Dogen brought Chinese Zen philosophy to Japan, and established the Japanese Zen school of Buddhism. He taught that a person was capable of realizing Buddhahood within himself, by w...
Kamen Rider G
Goro is a sommelier who transforms into the titular Kamen Rider G to fight the former anti-terrorism unit Shade, who captured and brainwashed him into a soldier, before the unit went underground due t...
"Drop" tells the story of a boy named Hiroshi Shinanogawa, who grew up in the 1980s. He became inspired by the Be-Bop High School manga and decided to become a delinquent. Hiroshi dropped out of a pri...
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfo...
4 Movies · 1 TV show
Kazuki moves to Tokyo, aspiring to rise to the top in his Yakuza group. Working directly under his group's kumicho (the Yakuza don) and surviving the group in-fightings, he learns what it really takes...
Youji Himuro comes out of hiding and faces off against a powerful new foe from a rival dojo.
A former gangster gets released from prison and goes to work for a group of people. The leader of this group becomes his mentor and the fight to combat criminals and for world peace. The whole resulti...
The Black Swindler
Kurosaki is a young man whose family was destroyed by swindlers. Despite that, Kurosaki grows up to become a con artist known as Kurosagi. As Kurosagi, he swindles other con artists and returns the mo...
Katayama is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and surprisingly wins the fight. This ...
5 Movies · 1 TV show
Based on the comic by Mamora Goda.
"Where there is light, shadows lurk and fear reigns. But by the blade of Knights, Mankind was given hope." The Makai fight a secret war against the demon forces known as Horrors, evil creatures that ...
Spectre is a 2005 Tokusatsu short film created by Konami. Spectre stars Shinji Kasahara in the lead role as Tetsuya Teresaki, codename Spectre. The movie chronicles D.O.E Agent Tetsuya who, after deal...
The Suspect: Muroi Shinji
One day in February, 2005, Metropolitan Police Department Superintendent Muroi (Toshiro Yanagiba) is arrested to take responsibility for a botched murder case he headed. His faithful colleagues, inclu...
Two Japanese friends accidentally kill their boss and dump his remains in Black Fuji, a mountain/landfill hybrid. This leads to poor results when the chemicals of the landfill mix with the corpse (and...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Out of This World
Five young musicians, each carrying painful memories, are assembled to entertain American soldiers at an Enlisted Men's Club. A bitter GI whose brother was killed in the war is at odds with the tenor ...
Being a failure as a teacher and a familyman, Shinichi tries to escape everyday live by dressing up as "Zebraman", the superhero. Although the TV series whas canceled after only 6 episodes, this canno...
Destiny of Love
4 Movies · 1 TV show
When dead people starts returning to the small Japanese town of Aso, government official Kawada is dispatched to uncover the “truth”.
In the year 2009, a young policeman must collapse a Yakuza family whose members make a large profit with a new drug.
Love Hina Again
Keitaro has finally passed the entrance exams, and is officially a Toudai student. But after breaking his leg in an accident in the entrance ceremony, he thought and re-evaluated himself. Having new g...
Shangri-La (Kin’yu hametsu Nippon: Togenkyo no hito-bito) follows the lives of a group of homeless people in Japan who run into a man who nearly commits suicide and decide to help him out of his finan...
Dead or Alive: Final
Set in a post apocalyptic Yokohama where the population is kept under rigid control by a homosexual megalomaniac mayor. The citizens are administered drugs to suppress heterosexual urges. Officer Take...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Kisarazu Cat's Eye
Kisarazu Cat's Eye is a humorous Japanese television show and movie series. To date, there have been two Kisarazu Cat's Eye movies:Kisarazu Cat's Eye Nihon Series and Kisarazu Cat's Eye World Series.
A wacky tale of two guys, one Korean and one Japanese who, mistaken for a couple of murderers, take to their heels, thus starting off a adrenalin pumping (and often zany) adventure with a distorted se...
In the immense city of Tokyo, the darkness of the afterlife hides some of its inhabitants who are desperately trying to escape the sadness and isolation of the modern world.
Dogfight: Stray Dogs' Elegy
A cocaine deal is about to go down between yakuza and Hong Kong triad gangsters and a small time porn peddler is used as a mole by a dirty cop.
While the film is a remake of the original Battles Without Honor and Humanity series, it has no direct similarities. Set in Osaka, it focuses on former childhood friends Kadoya Kaneo and Tochino Masat...
A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish reasons. The girl...
Love Hina Christmas Special: Silent Eve
As another round of preliminary tests approach for Keitaro, so does Christmas. And as the first Christmas of the millennium, there is a rumor that if one confesses his love on this special eve it will...
Dead or Alive 2: Birds
Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After r...
Japanese action film directed by Hiroshi Ando.
License to Live
Yutaka was fourteen years old when he was run over by a car and fell into a coma. Now, ten years later, he wakes up and realizes that his family is not intact anymore: father, mother and sister live a...
Danger de mort
The story of a young man and woman who set out to revenge the death of her mother. The lovers enter a mysterious world where space and time are twisted, where love is more dangerous than death.
The story follows a trio of Japanese youths of Chinese descent who escape their semi-rural upbringing and relocate to Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they befriend a troubled Shanghai prostitute and fall foul ...
Dead or Alive
Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down.
The Cold-Blooded Trap
Psycho-mystery in which two men confront each other over the murder of a woman in Shibuya.
Direct to video crime film.
Ooinaru kan bonno
Based on the comic by Hiroshi Motomiya
Miyashita, a former low-level yakuza member, has tracked down and kidnapped his daughter's murderer with help of his friend Nijima. But others are soon implicated in the death, leading the pair furthe...
Eyes of the Spider
Nijima, a white-collar worker, finds the man responsible for his young daughter’s brutal rape and murder. He tortures and interrogates the man, who maintains his innocence, before killing and burying ...
King of Sha-kin 2
Sho Aikawa stars as a normal banker who decides to take on the loan sharks and yakuza.
The Revenge: A Scar That Never Disappears
Second half of the violent tale of revenge from actor Sho Aikawa and director Kiyoshi Kurosawa! It's been five years since he left the force, lost his wife, and waged all out revenge, and now our hero...
The Revenge: A Visit from Fate
Sho Aikawa plays a police detective whose dark personal history makes it impossible for him to stay within the limits of the legal system. But he is not just a detective; he is also a husband who has ...
A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.
White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, ...
King of Sha-kin
Sho Aikawa stars as a normal banker who decides to take on the loan sharks and yakuza.
The Peking Man
In 1929 the fossil of a 500,000 year old man is discovered in China. In 1941 the Japanese army confiscates this find, but during the war the remains disappear. Based on these factual events, this movi...
Onibi: The Fire Within
After spending over half his life in prison, ex-hitman Kunihiro is determined to go straight. But the shortcomings of the new gangs mean that he is soon having to call on his old-school yakuza talents...
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself: The Loot
Yûji and Kosaku are responsible to trace an old man. But it unfortunately died of heart failure while trying to escape. Third episode of series Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself.
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself: The Hero
Yuji and Kosaku become involved with a brother and sister who want to drive a local yakuza gang member out of their neighborhood.
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself: The Gamble
Having lost everything to horse racing, Yûji accidentally gets 10 million yen. But this sum belongs to a Yakuza.
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself: The Nouveau Riche
A duo get mixed up with a girl who finds a trunk load full of heroin.
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!! The Escape
Hapless gangsters are hired by the yakuza to tail his daughter. Once the identity of the boy she's dating has been unveiled, the boss offers a reward for his capture.
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!! The Heist
Two petty gangsters get ransomed by a group of Yakuza members, fortunately they are rescued by a kindly Kindergarten teacher.
Like a Rolling Stone
Tanaka is a yakuza who collects 'protection money' from establishments. He has just been released from jail, where he had spent eight years, and finds out that his boss wants to get rid of him. Tanaka...
A New Love in Tokyo
A look at the lives of two sex workers in Tokyo, one who works as an S&M dominatrix, and the other who works as a call girl. In addition to their working life, the film looks at their private lives. W...
Fukuzawa Yukichi opens a school for samurai, who aim to learn Dutch language, most common for overseas trading. But when he was in Yokohama he learned that English language is one way more global one....
Danger Point: The Road to Hell
Killers Ken and Joji undertake the killing of a man named Sakai. He utters some interesting last words before being shot dead, leading Ken and Joji on a trail of death and destruction.
Neo Chinpira 2: Zoom Goes the Bullet
In the sequel to 1990's classic Neo Chinpira, Junko (Sho Aikawa) attempts to take out Kazama and then goes on the run. However, he quickly begins to feel homesick, and returns home to find that almost...
The Pale Hand
Neo Chinpira: Zoom Goes the Bullet
Junko (Sho Aikawa) is a low-level yakuza in the service of Yoshikawa (Toru Minegishi), despite the misgivings of his uncle (Jo Shishido). He lives off of the money earned by his girlfriend and is more...
Yakuza Ladies: The Final Battle
A widow of a murdered leader of a rival crime syndicate bonds with the wife of a Yakuza boss over a common goal: to seek vengeance.