Chiyonosuke Azuma

Chiyonosuke Azuma

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1926-08-19 · Deathday: 2000-11-09 (74 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

70 Movies · 1 TV show

Also Known As: Takayuki Wakawada · 東千代之介

Biography

Chiyonosuke Azuma (東 千代之介, Azuma Chiyonosuke, 19 August 1926 – 9 November 2000) was a Japanese actor and dancer. He appeared in more than 40 films from 1954 to 1993.

Movies & TV shows

1990.

1 Movie
The Legend of Zipang

The Legend of Zipang

1990
Veteran director Kaizo Hayashi made this post-modern samurai action adventure saga. The film centers on Jigoku-gokuraku-maru (Masahiro Takashima), a samurai on the lam. One bounty hunter hoping to col...

1979.

2 Movies
Battle Fever J the Movie

Battle Fever J the Movie

1979
Egos kidnaps the children of Information Supervisor Sakaguchi, Yoko and Kenichi. They then blackmail him into stealing the blueprints and completion status of the Battle Fever robo. Tetsuzan Shogun, w...
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...

1966.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Debt of Honor

Debt of Honor

1966
A hobo is exposing the misdeeds of a new group of people.
TV
Minamoto no Yoshitsune

Minamoto no Yoshitsune

1966
The chronicles of the life of Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159 - May 17th, 1189). He was a late Heian and early Kamakura general of the Minamoto clan of Japan. Yoshitsune was the ninth son of Minamoto no ...
Kutsukake Tokijiro: The Lonely Yakuza

Kutsukake Tokijiro: The Lonely Yakuza

1966
Tokijiro has the unfortunate duty according to the code of the gamblers to join in the fighting when afforded a night’s stay and meals at the home of a town boss. Though he dislikes killing, the stren...

1963.

5 Movies
The Yagyu Military Art: The One-Eyed Ninja

The Yagyu Military Art: The One-Eyed Ninja

1963
The famed ninja Yagyu Jubei fights to suppress a coup d’etat plotted against Tokugawa Shogunate.
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...
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...
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 ...

1962.

7 Movies
Drunken Sword

Drunken Sword

1962
Tetsunosuke, an eccentric doctor and an owner of a fencing school, takes aim against corrupt authorities.
Sazen Tange: Heavenly Clouds, Earthly Dragon

Sazen Tange: Heavenly Clouds, Earthly Dragon

1962
The movie depicts a Tange Sazen story. A Tange is trying to recover a masterpiece sword for his lord when he loses one of his eyes and arms. He becomes a man of hatred because his efforts are not appr...
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.
The Yagyu Military Art: One Eyed Swordsman

The Yagyu Military Art: One Eyed Swordsman

1962
In the fourth film in this exciting series, and the first since losing his left eye, Yagyu Jubei is charged again with the task of protecting the Yagyu Secret Scrolls. The two scrolls are held in sepa...
A Carpenter and Children

A Carpenter and Children

1962
A carpenter learns a lesson of love and humanity from five orphans and an affectionate woman. There is a winning combination of drama and humor. This is a masterpiece because of the warm friendship be...
The Warrior from Kishu

The Warrior from Kishu

1962
A story of young Yoshimune, the future Shogun.
Kisaragi Sword

Kisaragi Sword

1962
The story concerns the efforts of seven master swordsman who join together to protect the new inexperienced Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune from the evil plans of the Owari Clan's corrupt Lord. It's a color...

1961.

8 Movies
The Cave of the Vampire Bats

The Cave of the Vampire Bats

1961
A maiden is murdered by a mysterious ninja, unfortunately two young ladies witness this, good thing the bored Lord is walking by, he saved the girls but was too late to save the maiden, quickly he fin...
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...
Magistrate of Dice

Magistrate of Dice

1961
A group of villains plotted the assassination of the Shogun in Edo.
Flowers on the Road

Flowers on the Road

1961
The daughters of drapers in Edo have to travel to Kyoto in order to attend to some business affairs. The two ladies are on their way to Kyoto when they are attacked by a group of bandits. Santaro came...
Law in Ghost Island

Law in Ghost Island

1961
Upon his arrival to Dragon Island, ronin Yagi Hanzo, is propositioned by various shady individuals representing rival gangs to lend his services to them. Branded an enemy for his refusal to become inv...
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...

1960.

8 Movies
Runway to Hell

Runway to Hell

1960
When Kaneko Ichinosuke aims to avenge his father who was wrongly accused of embezzlement, the samurai Kochiyama Soshun agrees to assist.
Glorious Firefighter’s Standard

Glorious Firefighter’s Standard

1960
Firefighter Sanji learns the secret of his birth.
Unwieldy Brothers

Unwieldy Brothers

1960
Taisuke is kind-hearted but overall lacks ambition. Taizo is smarter, but given to fits of emotion and impulsive violence. The samurai brothers fight against corruption in a castle.
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.
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...
Yakuza of Ina

Yakuza of Ina

1960
Yataro is a gambler who is looking for vengeance against a yakuza boss.
Lord Mito 3: All Star Version

Lord Mito 3: All Star Version

1960
In 1691, a terrible fire broke out in Denmacho, Yotsuya, burning down the towns around it, up to the shores of Shibaura. A month and a half later, another fire broke out, this time in Komagome, burnin...
Cases of Hanshichi

Cases of Hanshichi

1960
Detective Hanshichi solves 3 mysterious murder cases.

1959.

6 Movies
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...
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.
Goblin in Stirrups

Goblin in Stirrups

1959
Kurama Tengu is a hero to the common people, saving them from the malicious attacks of Kinnoroshi and Shinsengumi.
The Medicine Case

The Medicine Case

1959
Ooka-Echizen is accused of a crime over a pillbox.
Magistrate Toyama 3: The Whirlwind Magistrate

Magistrate Toyama 3: The Whirlwind Magistrate

1959
One of the most popular history-based characters is back when Magistrate Saemonojo Toyama no Kinsan investigates the tragic wreck of the 'Sadomaru' near Cape Kasumigaseki. The ship carrying gold bars ...
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...

1958.

11 Movies
A Chivalrous Spirit

A Chivalrous Spirit

1958
An all-star cast highlights this Jidai-Geki classic. Set in the samurai era, this is the tale of period Yakuza. One of the real classics in this genre. Jirocho, an honorable and respected gang boss, u...
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...
Girl with the Fire Banner

Girl with the Fire Banner

1958
Fearless girl firefighter Oharu and skilled firefighter Shintaro battle against their evil rivals who threaten to take over Oharu’s family’s turf.
The Scroll’s Secret

The Scroll’s Secret

1958
Shogun Yoshitane’s order to recover the secret scroll triggers a series of ninja warfare during the Muromachi period.
Bored Hatamoto: Idle Vassal Tribute

Bored Hatamoto: Idle Vassal Tribute

1958
Master swordsman and loya 'Hatamoto' (direct vassal to the Shogun), Saotome Mondonosuke, is sent to investigate an intrigue centering on the Date Clan. The 300th film in the long and illustrious caree...
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...
Seven from Edo

Seven from Edo

1958
When Katsukawa learns that his superior, Tatewaki, has a plan to expand his territory, he and his friends decide to take matters into their own hands. There is a lot of action in this production from ...
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...
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...
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...
Secret of The Golden Spell

Secret of The Golden Spell

1958
One of Japan’s most popular folklore characters, Tange Sazen, the one-eyed and one-armed swordsman, must rescue the Yagyu clan from the treachery of a master plotting to take control over a sword figh...

1957.

7 Movies
Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2

Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2

1957
The conclusion of the story of a swordsman. After surviving a series of daring adventures, Kojiro seems to have finally found his true love, Tone, when they are together again. His days of happiness a...
The Seven Vows, Part 2

The Seven Vows, Part 2

1957
The adventures of Goro and his fellow samurai continue in its second installment. While being held captive by the enemy pirate Ongo, Goro discovers the whereabouts of the missing seventh cross. Will h...
The Seven Vows, Part 3

The Seven Vows, Part 3

1957
The adventures of Goro and his fellow samurai concludes. After their turbulent journey, the seven crosses are finally united to reveal the secret of the royal treasure.
Lord Mito

Lord Mito

1957
This most celebrated all-star movie version of the popular series features Tsukigata Ryunosuke as Mito Komon, the sage who wanders the countryside rectifying government corruption along with his faith...
Sasaki Kojiro

Sasaki Kojiro

1957
Ronin Sasaki Kojiro pursues his ultimate goal of becoming a master swordsman. Along the way he encounters another great swordsman, Miyamoto Musashi.
Shimizu Port of Chivalry

Shimizu Port of Chivalry

1957
An all-star cast highlights this Jidai-Geki classic. Set in the samurai era, this is the tale of period Yakuza. One of the real classics in this genre. In this dramatic portrayal of the real-life gamb...
Ghost in the Well

Ghost in the Well

1957
Harima Aoyama was a young hatamoto. He had an affair with his housemaid. She wouldn't suffer for it. He broke down her resistance because they are not intermarry classes. The young hatamoto is not abl...

1956.

5 Movies
Akô rôshi - Ten no maki; Chi no maki

Akô rôshi - Ten no maki; Chi no maki

1956
Chronichles the story of the Forty-seven Ronin.
The Seven Vows

The Seven Vows

1956
Toruhan, a king’s retainer, embarks on a journey to find a royal treasure that can only be revealed though secret codes hidden in seven crosses carried by his fellow samurai.
White Fan

White Fan

1956
Horror film directed by Toshikazu Kôno.
Swordsman of the Two Sword Style

Swordsman of the Two Sword Style

1956
The story of Japan’s greatest warrior, Miyamoto Musashi, after his historic duel with Sasaki Kojiro on Ganryu Island.

1955.

5 Movies
The Beauty and the Dragon

The Beauty and the Dragon

1955
A self righteous priest is tempted by a princess, a figure from the literary past who anticipates a modern woman.
The Swordsman and the Actress

The Swordsman and the Actress

1955
A fellow member of the company named Hanjiro tells Koharu, an actress in a traveling theatrical troupe, about a keepsake folding fan that his lost love Lady Okyo gave him years ago. It turns out this ...
A Gang of Five

A Gang of Five

1955
A group of five law enforcers search Edo for a missing sword.
Returning Spirit

Returning Spirit

1955
A tryst between the young warrior Hagiwara Shinzaburo and beautiful Otsuyu is discovered, and the shamed Otsuyu commits suicide with her maid. Their ghosts subsequently appear to Shinzaburo. He obtain...

1954.

3 Movies
The Crimson Peacock

The Crimson Peacock

1954
One of the greatest film serials ever to come out of Japan puts together an all-star cast in the search for the key of the Crimson Peacock, a treasure trove that will make whoever discovers it the ric...
Clan Revival

Clan Revival

1954
After the Onin War ended in 1477, Kyoto was left in ashes and the nation was in complete disorder. Bands of roving samurai called the "nobushi" terrorized the country under the leadership of Akagaki G...
Fall of the Shogun's Militia

Fall of the Shogun's Militia

1954
The story about the rise and fall of the famed mercenaries, Shinsengumi, who are hired by a crumbling feudal government.
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