Kotaro Satomi

Kotaro Satomi

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1936-11-28 (84 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

95 Movies · 7 TV shows

Also Known As: Kôtarô Satomi · Kōtarō Satomi · 里見浩太郎 · 鏡小五郎 · 富士川一夫 · 里見浩太朗

Biography

Kōtarō Satomi (里見浩太朗, Satomi Kōtarō, real name Kunitoshi Sano 佐野邦俊) (born 28 November 1936) is a Japanese actor from the city of Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. He appears in both contemporary roles and in the historical dramas known as jidaigeki.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 TV show
TV
Juusan-nin no Shikaku

Juusan-nin no Shikaku

2020
The head of the Mamiya clan committed suicide to protest against the feudal lord. Matsudaira was appointed to join the shogunate by his brother. The elderly Doi wants to avoid a war if Matsudaira gets...

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Special Investigation Nine

Special Investigation Nine

2018
The investigation team has been dissolved. One year later, the Chief of the National Police Agency, Sojiro Kandagawa, orders the creation of a special investigation team to cover from the initial inve...

2016.

1 Movie
Crime Mystery by Kosaku Asahina: Tragedy of Hanasaki Village

Crime Mystery by Kosaku Asahina: Tragedy of Hanasaki Village

2016
Mystery writer Kosaku Asahina scores yet another scoop in a case that occurred in the streets. He even personally conducts investigations and frequently makes these cases the basis for his own novels....

2015.

2 Movies
April Fools

April Fools

6.75
2015
Ayumi Nitta is a member of a hospital cleaning staff and suffers from extreme social anxiety. After having a one-night stand with genius surgeon and sex addict Wataru Makino, Ayumi discovers she’s pre...

2014.

1 Movie
Legal High SP 2

Legal High SP 2

2014
Attorneys Kensuke Komikado and Machiko Mayuzumi receive a request from a general hospital. They go up against veteran attorney Kazuma Kujou who is trying to extract money from the general hospital by...

2013.

2 Movies
Legal High SP

Legal High SP

2013
A middle school student fell off of the school's rooftop. The male students were on the roof when Kogure fell off. The other students said that Kogure tried to jump to another school building, but mis...
Hissatsu Shigotonin 2013

Hissatsu Shigotonin 2013

2013
Hissatsu Shigotonin 2013 is a continuation of the Hissatsu Shigotonin series this was the SP released in 2013.

2012.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Nōhime: Wife of a Samurai

Nōhime: Wife of a Samurai

2012
The life of Princess Nouhime.
TV
Legal High

Legal High

2012
A lawyer with a big personality works with an straightlaced recent law graduate on various law cases in Japan.
A Chorus of Angels

A Chorus of Angels

2012
There is a teacher on a remote island in the north of Hokkaido. She and her husband are going to become the teachers of six students. When she discovers the children's beautiful singing voices, she le...

2004.

1 Movie
School Wars: Hero

School Wars: Hero

2004
Set in the mid-1970s, the film is based on the true story of Yoshiharu Yamaguchi, a teacher and former Japanese international rugby union player, who turned-around a failing high school in Kyoto, givi...

1999.

1 TV show
TV
One for All

One for All

1999
After spending 20 years looking for the object of his vengeance, Sekiya Kanbei discovers he is now a ronin. According to Inui Sanshiro, his son succeeded him as the head of the clan. Genmu claims to h...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
Agri

Agri

1997
The 56th NHK Asadora Renzoku Drama is Agri. Story's settings include Okayama and Tokyo (Ichigaya). This renzoku chronicles the life of a Showa period hairdresser, and is based on a true life story of ...

1995.

1 Movie
Date Masamune: The One-Eyed Dragon's Love and Ambition

Date Masamune: The One-Eyed Dragon's Love and Ambition

1995
The live of the daimyo Date Masamune

1991.

1 Movie
Minamoto Yoshitsune

Minamoto Yoshitsune

1991
During the late Heian era in Japan a famous duel took place between the warrior monk Musashibo Benkei and a slender young man of high rank named Shanao. This was the battle at Gojo Bridge, and while B...

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...

1986.

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. ...

1985.

1 Movie
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...

1984.

1 Movie
Choshichiro's Edo Diaries: The Yagyu Conspiracy

Choshichiro's Edo Diaries: The Yagyu Conspiracy

1984
Rumors are circulating that the shogunate is losing control of some feudal domains. Lord Yagyu Munefuyu is assigned to deal with the problem and the rebellious clans will be crushed! Meanwhile, a form...

1978.

1 Movie
Lord Mito

Lord Mito

1978
One of Japan’s most popular historical characters, former Vice-Shogun Tokugawa Mitsukuni, whose travels around the nation are legendary has made it to the silver screen in a dynamic and exciting tale ...

1969.

2 Movies
Memoir of Japanese Assassinations

Memoir of Japanese Assassinations

1969
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, assassins changed the course of Japanese history.
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 ...

1968.

3 Movies
Human Torpedoes

Human Torpedoes

1968
Story of loyal sailors giving their lives for their country as human torpedoes towards the end of the War.
Enlisted Yakuza

Enlisted Yakuza

1968
It is the third film in the series. The main character of the series is drafted into the military and sent to fight in China.
Bakeneko: A Vengeful Spirit

Bakeneko: A Vengeful Spirit

1968
Ryuzoji Takafusa was murdered in order to steal his wife. Lady Takafusa drowns herself and her cat. When Naoshige tried to steal another woman, he was cursed because she committed suicide at the same ...

1967.

2 Movies
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...

1966.

3 Movies
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown

The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown

1966
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
Code Between Brothers 2

Code Between Brothers 2

1966
The services of a wandering gambler, Seiji, are called upon to protect the turf of his loyal friend Risaburo.
Code Between Brothers 3

Code Between Brothers 3

1966
A man finds great camaraderie while traveling.

1965.

3 Movies
Miyamoto Musashi V: Musashi vs Kojiro

Miyamoto Musashi V: Musashi vs Kojiro

1965
The fifth and final installment with the build up of the epic battle between Sasaki Kojiro and Miyamoto Musashi. With all the familiar characters making appearances: Otsu (Musashi's great love), Akemi...
The Third Contest

The Third Contest

1965
Mondonosuke, a young sword student, has a bad dream about his sensei being killed in a duel.Consequently, he quickly returns to his sensei's dojo in Edo, where he has not set foot in three years.
The Domain: The Naniwa Story

The Domain: The Naniwa Story

1965
Second film of Makino's Nihon Kyokakuden series set in Osaka's harbor. The series also known as "The Domain" Each a stand alone film in it's own, none are connected other than starring the famous Ken ...

1964.

5 Movies
Group Burglars Break the Magistrate's Office

Group Burglars Break the Magistrate's Office

1964
Eight villains, former pirates, gather to attack the magistrate's office. They develop a plan and begin their actions in secret, making full use of their special abilities. In the end, their plan goes...
Prison Gambler

Prison Gambler

1964
A film about the confrontation between two yakuza groups in the brutal Miike prison, which contained 1,500 inmates. The second film in the series Gambler / Bakuto directed by Shigehiro Ozawa.
Gambler

Gambler

1964
The main character Tachibana Isaburo is released from prison and discovers that his boss is dead. He is offered to become the leader of the group, but refuses. A young fashion villain, a Yakuza boss w...
The Third Ninja

The Third Ninja

1964
Three Iga ninja are on a hunt for Chidoken, a Takeda ninja sent out to assasinate Lord Nobunaga.
The Great Duel

The Great Duel

1964
A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfil a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th century. A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan b...

1963.

6 Movies
Moonshadow Ninja Scroll: Twenty-One Eyes

Moonshadow Ninja Scroll: Twenty-One Eyes

1963
A wave of terror is threatening to unseat Shogun Yoshimune. Police stations are erupting into flames, convicts escaping from prison, houses robbed and vandalized, streets teeming with panicked citizen...
Five Ronins

Five Ronins

1963
The story of five easygoing Yakuza who come together to save the live of a young innocent girl, Oichi, from an evil vassal.
The Mysterious Cape

The Mysterious Cape

1963
Ryujin Misaki, located at the edge of the Genkai Sea, is known as an isolation ward for leprosy patients. When Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogun, hears news of a doctor gone missing, he ...
Tokaido Fullhouse

Tokaido Fullhouse

1963
One of the most violent gang battles in Japanese history takes place when Kanbe Nagakichi's turf is taken over by Ano-Toku, the father-in-law of his brother Kira. Forced by the situation to choose bet...
Seventeen Ninja

Seventeen Ninja

1963
As the Shogun lays dying, seventeen Iga clan ninja are sent to infiltrate the impenetrable fortress where his youngest son is preparing to storm Edo Castle and name himself Shogun by force of arms. Th...
The Thirteen Assassins

The Thirteen Assassins

1963
A sadistic Daimyo (feudal lord) rapes a woman and murders both her and her husband, but even when one of his own vassals commits suicide to bring attention to the crime, the matter is quickly hushed u...

1962.

8 Movies
The Princess and the Bearded Lord

The Princess and the Bearded Lord

1962
directed by someone.
Drunken Sword

Drunken Sword

1962
Tetsunosuke, an eccentric doctor and an owner of a fencing school, takes aim against corrupt authorities.
While Traveling

While Traveling

1962
A Hibari Misora musical.
Case of Umon: Red Lizard

Case of Umon: Red Lizard

1962
Umon goes on an investigation to unveil the murderer known as Red Lizard.
Good Rascals

Good Rascals

1962
A group of men living a low life in Edo help each other to make the best out of their lives.
Mark of Blood

Mark of Blood

1962
Three young yakuza, Fujitaro, Matsugoro and Kanjuro, travel the country fighting evil.
The Red Shadow

The Red Shadow

1962
Fifteen years after Ishida Mitsunari lost in the battle of Sekigahara, Tokugawa Ieyasu foresees his unavoidable battle with Toyotomi Hideyori and goes into Fushimi Castle. At the night, Hattori Hanzo,...

1961.

14 Movies
Rascals! Go to Hell

Rascals! Go to Hell

1961
The police crush an evil gang with the help of a boss of the underworld.
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...
Golden Peacock Castle

Golden Peacock Castle

1961
A group of pirates led by the evil Gondaiyu and his wizard, Genkuro, capture the Golden Peacock Castle and massacre the peaceful clan that lives there. The few survivors that manage to escape plot the...
Mask of the Moon

Mask of the Moon

1961
Young swordsman, Tsukigata Hanpeita, longs for the day when rival clans cease their struggles for power and put an end to meaningless feudal wars. When he is appointed to oversee the Choshu Clan, he t...
The Spear of Heroism

The Spear of Heroism

1961
Lord Gennosuke and Princess Yoshi are to be betrothed to one another, however Gennosuke is already in love with Suzue who is from a lower caste. The order has been sent from up on high that if Gennosu...
Yagyu Chronicles 3: The Valley of Outlaws

Yagyu Chronicles 3: The Valley of Outlaws

1961
This time, sword-saint Yagyu Jubei battles the evil corruption in Akizuki Village, with the help of his friend, a samurai named Matashichiro. This spaghetti western style action swordplay film is exci...
Case of Umon: Woman of the Magic Lantern

Case of Umon: Woman of the Magic Lantern

1961
Detective Umon’s services are called upon when ronin Yaichiro is killed with a peculiar weapon, a stone wrapped in a towel.
The Ako Retainers

The Ako Retainers

1961
Toei’s 10th anniversary film, featuring an all-star cast from the golden movie era of the 1960s. A famous story of the 47 loyal samurai. When Lord Asano is unjustly executed, his loyal retainers strik...
Travel with Ghost

Travel with Ghost

1961
Ghost comedy film.
Yagyu Chronicles 2: The Secret Sword

Yagyu Chronicles 2: The Secret Sword

1961
This is the second film in the popular black and white series about the master swordsman, Yagyu Jubei. When the Yagyu clan falls victim to rival Kasumi spies, Yagyu Jubei is called to action to protec...
Yagyu Chronicles 1: Secret Scrolls

Yagyu Chronicles 1: Secret Scrolls

1961
Two groups are after the legendary Yagyu Secret Scrolls. A princess of a disgraced clan and her loyal servant want it to clear their family's name. And a rival clan wants it to destroy the Yagyu famil...

1960.

10 Movies
Lord Mito Komon: World commotion

Lord Mito Komon: World commotion

1960
Counselor Mito and his companions departed from Mito to see Kikutaro, a young lord of the shogun family, who became the new lord of Shirataka castle with an income of three hundred thousand koku. As t...
Bored Hatamoto: Riddle of The Assassin's Group

Bored Hatamoto: Riddle of The Assassin's Group

1960
The epic tales of Saotome Mondonosuke, the "Bored Hatamoto" were told in over 25 films. As a hatamoto (bannerman, or direct retainer of the shogun) Mondonosuke has a crescent scar on his forehead, whi...
Benten Kozo

Benten Kozo

1960
Orphaned Kiku was raised at a Buddhist temple and learned theatrical arts and martial arts as a child, which were used to put on stage productions to raise money for the temple, but also to display yo...
Ishimatsu: the One-Eyed Avenger

Ishimatsu: the One-Eyed Avenger

1960
Some of the finest jidai-geki actors appear in this exciting and entertaining tale of intrigue and action in old Japan. Teaming up the ever-popular Misora Hibari with the greatest samurai action hero ...
Paper Crane Palanquin

Paper Crane Palanquin

1960
The death of a samurai in a palanquin leads girl detective Oshichi to take action to crush a plot to overthrow the Shogunate.
Case of Umon: Hell’s Windmill

Case of Umon: Hell’s Windmill

1960
Umon’s services are called upon when innocent bystanders, Kayo and Minokichi, along with the ronin, Gontaro are mistakenly identified as suspects in several recent murder cases. To prove their innocen...
Road of Chivalry

Road of Chivalry

1960
While on the road, famed Yakuza Boss Jirocho is falsely accused of starting a peasant's uprising and chased by the law. Meanwhile, one of his henchmen in an attempt to raise money for the Boss gambles...
Ninja Assassins

Ninja Assassins

1960
Saotome Mondonosuke pursues the culprit who placed a malicious curse upon Shogun Tsunekichi.
The Shogun’s Guard: Valor in Turbulence

The Shogun’s Guard: Valor in Turbulence

1960
The stormy tale of the Shinsengumi is told from its birth by master filmmaker Sasaki Yasushi, with an all-star cast based on the original story by Shirai Kyoji. The battles between the royalists and S...

1959.

11 Movies
Happily Tied to the Road

Happily Tied to the Road

1959
A wandering gambler saves sisters who have no one to depend on.
Sanguine Battle

Sanguine Battle

1959
There is a story about revenge between two samurai families. The Araki Mataemon was born in the province of Iga. Under the Yagyu family, he studied the art of the sword. He aided the younger brother o...
Tange Sazen: Mystery of the Twin Dragons

Tange Sazen: Mystery of the Twin Dragons

1959
Tange Sazen and his gang guard the dragon-shaped incense burner that holds the key to hidden treasures.
Turbulent Highways

Turbulent Highways

1959
directed by an individual.
Gentle Breeze

Gentle Breeze

1959
A young, feisty woman named Osome searches for her true love in the midst of a family crisis.
A Young Rabble

A Young Rabble

1959
When an altercation with a gangster forces Kikutaro to leave Edo, he is sent by his father to Hamamatsu to find a better direction in life. However, trouble seems to follow Kikutaro on the road leadin...
A Young Rabble 2

A Young Rabble 2

1959
An adventure of a feisty girl Oyuki and Santa, a homeless child she saves.
Case of the Hidden Coin

Case of the Hidden Coin

1959
Two siblings try to unveil the secrets behind a mysterious coin found at a murder scene.
One-eyed Wolf

One-eyed Wolf

1959
Five swordsmen are murdered and hung in a tree and the chase is on to find the killers. Two magistrates pursue the leads to solve the crime and it leads to a potential conspiracy to kill the Shogun.
A Spectacular Showdown

A Spectacular Showdown

1959
One of the great stories from Japan’s rich history comes to life in this true tale of the bloody showdown between two rival yakuza gangs in the 1840’s. The battle between Boss Sukegoro of Iioka and Bo...
Lucky Adventurer Oda Nobunaga

Lucky Adventurer Oda Nobunaga

1959
Oda Nobunaga (1534–1582) was a major daimyo during the Warring State period of Japanese history. He was the second son of Oda Nobuhide, a deputy military governor with land holdings in Owari province....

1958.

12 Movies
Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2

Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2

1958
Thanks to a secret message hidden on the two sacred swords Kaen and Suien, the samurai Genji Kurô (Nakamura Kinnosuke) found the hidden treasure of Lord Yoshitsune. When he gives a piece of the treasu...
Kunisada Chūji

Kunisada Chūji

1958
Kunisada Chuji is a common folk hero who looks out for poor people in the country who are at the mercy of corrupt officials. Intent on fulfilling a dying wish from one of his henchmen, Asataro, to fin...
Noble Tasuke

Noble Tasuke

1958
The story opens in October of 1624 when the newly appointed Shogun Iemitsu visits the famed Kan-ei temple. On his way the procession is disrupted when a small child runs into the street, a crime punis...
Secret of the Golden Coin

Secret of the Golden Coin

1958
A princess finds life behind the protection of her brother and the high walls of the mansion to be quite dull, so she takes on another identity and lives in a small house in Edo pretending to be a sin...
The Purple Hooded Man

The Purple Hooded Man

1958
Kataoka Chiezo stars as Murasaki Zukin, a mysterious hero of the people who helps those in need. Now under the rule of the evil Tanuma, the people look to Murasaki Zukin more than ever, to confront an...
The Abandoned Swords

The Abandoned Swords

1958
Best friends Gentaro and Sanpei become fateful enemies when Sanpei steals a secret document revealing the identity of the chosen successor to the Tokugawa Shogun. Gentaro of the Owari clan sets out to...
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...
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...
Edo Girl Detective

Edo Girl Detective

1958
Oshichi, a famous girl detective, takes it upon herself to investigate the murder of a woman which occurs during an event for the festival of Asakusa Shrine. Her investigation leads her into danger as...

1956.

1 Movie
Shadow Over Fuji

Shadow Over Fuji

1956
The year is 1805. Napoleon ruled Europe. Ienari is the 11th Tokugawa Shogun. An incident, which was an open official secret, took place on the foothills of Mt. Fuji. Fearing attacks from within and wi...

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
TV
Choshichiro Edo Nikki

Choshichiro Edo Nikki

Choshichiro Nagayori Matsudaira is a nephew of the Shogun. The third shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu's brother, Tadanaga, died as a result of an alleged plot to overthrow him. He lives among the commoners in ...
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