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Akihiro Miwa is a Actor Japonais born on 15 may 1935 at Nagasaki (Japon)

Akihiro Miwa

Akihiro Miwa
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Birth name Shingo Maruyama
Nationality Japon
Birth 15 may 1935 (85 years) at Nagasaki (Japon)

Akihiro Maruyama (丸山 明宏, Maruyama Akihiro, born Shingo Maruyama, May 15, 1935, in Nagasaki, Nagasaki), better known by his stage name Akihiro Miwa (美輪 明宏, Miwa Akihiro), is a Japanese singer, actor, director, composer, and author. He writes most of his own music and has written over 20 books. Miwa is openly gay, and a drag queen who is known for having shoulder-length bright yellow hair.

Best films

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

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Filmography of Akihiro Miwa (7 films)

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Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life, 1h34
Directed by Kunihiko Yuyama
Genres Animation
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Time travel films, Films about video games, Films based on video games, Children's films
Actors Rica Matsumoto, Megumi Toyoguchi, Yūji Ueda, Shin-ichiro Miki, Etsuko Kozakura, Megumi Hayashibara
Roles Arceus (voice)
Rating63% 3.1788953.1788953.1788953.1788953.178895
Ash Ketchum, Dawn, Brock and their Pokémon arrive in Michina Town. As the group relaxes in a nearby river, some watermelons suddenly float towards them. While enjoying the watermelons with their Pokémon, a boy named Kato and his sister Kiko appear who justify that the watermelons were theirs and were kept to cool in the flow of the river. Kato and Kiko then challenge Ash for a tag battle in return of the watermelons. Ash and Dawn thus plan for a tag Pokémon battle against them using Ash's Pikachu and Dawn's Piplup against Kako's Heracross and Kiko's Beautifly. Ash and Dawn win the battle with good teamwork and also request Kato and Kiko to join for eating watermelons. After that, Kato and Kiko suggest Ash and the gang visit the local temple ruins. Whilst visiting a lake, a typhoon suddenly strikes up, but siblings named Sheena and Kevin summon Dialga who ends the typhoon. Giratina arrives, but Sheena uses her ability to communicate with a Pokémon's heart to quell their conflicts with each other, sending Giratina back to its dimension. Palkia then arrives to save Dialga from another typhoon, and Sheena, once again, uses her ability to sync with the two to thank them. Taking the kids to the temple, Sheena and Kevin explain that they investigate disruptions in time and space, and worry that Arceus, the creator of the dimensions, is to awaken, and that he is responsible for the encounters between Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina.
Takeshis' (2005)
, 1h48
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Takeshi Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Kotomi Kyono, Ren Osugi, Kayoko Kishimoto, Akihiro Miwa
Roles himself
Rating63% 3.1983053.1983053.1983053.1983053.198305
Takeshis' progresses through the nested storyline of the dual protagonists, Beat Takeshi and Mr. Kitano (both played by Kitano himself). Beat Takeshi, a prominent actor, meets a look-alike named Mr. Kitano, who is a struggling actor. After the meeting, Mr. Kitano's dreams take a violent, surreal turn.
Howl's Moving Castle, 1h59
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about computing, Films about magic and magicians, Vieillesse, Witches in film, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Steampunk films, Children's films
Actors Chieko Baishō, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Yo Oizumi, Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Akio Ōtsuka
Roles Witch of the Waste (voice)
Rating82% 4.101674.101674.101674.101674.10167
Sophie, an eighteen-year-old hatter, is a responsible young woman who encounters a mysterious and powerful wizard named Howl on her way to visit her younger sister Lettie. The Witch of the Waste, who romantically pursues Howl, visits the hat shop only and insults Sophie, being refused service by her as a result. The Witch exacts revenge by cursing Sophie, transforming her into a ninety-year-old woman. Seeking a cure for the spell, Sophie travels into the Wastes and encounters a living scarecrow whom she names "Turnip Head," who leads her to Howl's castle. There, she meets Howl's young apprentice, Markl, and the fire-demon Calcifer, who is the source of the castle's energy and magic. Calcifer offers to break the witch's curse in exchange for Sophie's help in breaking the spell he's under, which keeps him bound to the house. When Howl appears, Sophie announces that Calcifer has hired her as a cleaning lady for the house.
Princess Mononoke, 2h14
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Wolves in film, Demons in film, Political films, Alternate history films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Yuriko Ishida, Yoji Matsuda, Kaoru Kobayashi, Yūko Tanaka, Masahiko Nishimura, Makoto Satō
Roles Moro-no-kimi (voice)
Rating83% 4.1999354.1999354.1999354.1999354.199935
In Muromachi period Japan, an Emishi village is attacked by a demon. The last Emishi prince, Ashitaka, kills the demon before it reaches the village, but its corruption curses his arm in the battle. The curse gives him superhuman fighting abilities, but will eventually kill him. The villagers discover that the demon was once a boar god, Nago, corrupted by an iron ball lodged in his body. The village's wise woman tells Ashitaka that he may find a cure in the western lands Nago was exiled from.
Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets, 2h17
Directed by Shūji Terayama
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Yukiko Kobayashi, Akihiro Miwa
Roles Maya at the Hell
Rating79% 3.987593.987593.987593.987593.98759
Un adolescent angoissé s'occupe de sa famille dysfonctionnelle dans la rue. L'histoire est entrecoupée de différentes vignettes psychédéliques et énergiques.
Black Rose Mansion, 1h31
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Akihiro Miwa, Eitarō Ozawa, Kō Nishimura, Kikko Matsuoka, Ryōhei Uchida, Hideo Murota
Roles Ryuko (as Akihiro Maruyama)
Rating60% 3.0490853.0490853.0490853.0490853.049085
Ryūko Fujio, une mystérieuse chanteuse qui tient en main une rose noire fait son apparition dans le club privé que gère Kyōhei Sako. Chaque soir elle arrive à huit heures précise et en repart à onze heures. Les convives et les habitués ignorent tout de son passé et elle exerce une étrange fascination sur eux. Bientôt plusieurs hommes éplorés se présentent au club en se prétendant anciens maris ou anciens amants de Ryūko, mais celle-ci affirme ne pas les connaître.
Black Lizard, 1h26
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Origin Japon
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Akihiro Miwa, Isao Kimura, Kikko Matsuoka, Kō Nishimura, Koichi Sato, Tetsurō Tanba
Roles Black Lizard
Rating70% 3.531143.531143.531143.531143.53114
Le film est construit autour d'Akihiro Miwa, célèbre artiste travesti, qui interprète le rôle d'une dangereuse criminelle surnommée « le Lézard noir ». Isao Kimura, qui interprète le détective privé Akechi Kogoro, est le héros masculin du film.