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George Tokoro is a Actor Japonais born on 26 january 1955

George Tokoro

George Tokoro
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Birth name 芳賀 隆之 (Takayuki Haga)
Nationality Japon
Birth 26 january 1955 (65 years)

George Tokoro (所ジョージ, Tokoro Jōji) (January 26, 1955 - ) is the stage name of Japanese tarento, singer-songwriter, comedian, Master of Ceremonies, and essayist Takayuki Haga (芳賀 隆之, Haga Takayuki). Born in Tokorozawa, Saitama, he attended Takushoku University's Commercial Science class.

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Ponyo (2008)

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Filmography of George Tokoro (2 films)

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Ponyo (2008)
, 1h40
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Political films, Children's films
Actors Tomoko Yamaguchis, Yūki Amami, George Tokoro, Rumi Hiiragi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Tomoko Naraoka
Roles Fujimoto (voice)
Rating76% 3.849883.849883.849883.849883.84988
Brunhilde is a fish-girl who lives with her father Fujimoto, a once-human wizard/scientist who now lives underwater, along with her numerous smaller sisters. One day, while she and her siblings are on an outing with their father in his four-flippered submarine, Brunhilde sneaks off and floats away on the back of a jellyfish. After an encounter with a fishing trawler (the net of which is scraping the trash-strewn bottom of the harbor), she ends up stuck in a glass jar. She drifts to the shore of a small fishing town and is found and rescued by a small boy named Sōsuke. Shattering the jar open with a nearby rock, Sōsuke cuts his finger in the process. Brunhilde licks his wound when he picks her up and the wound heals almost instantly, much to his surprise. After taking a great liking to her, and thinking her merely a goldfish, Sōsuke renames her Ponyo and promises to protect her forever. Meanwhile, a distraught Fujimoto searches frantically for his taken daughter. Because of his own bad memories of the human world, he believes that Sōsuke has kidnapped her and is in great danger, he calls his wave spirits to recover her. After the wave spirits retrieve Ponyo from Sōsuke, he is heartbroken. He goes home with his mother, Lisa, who tries to cheer him up, to no avail.
Madadayo (1993)
, 2h14
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Origin Japon
Genres Drama
Actors Kyōko Kagawa, Hisashi Igawa, Tatsuo Matsumura, George Tokoro, Akira Terao, Masayuki Yui
Roles Amaki
Rating72% 3.649863.649863.649863.649863.64986
The main story of the film is based on the life of a Japanese academic and author, Hyakken Uchida (1889–1971). The film opens with him resigning as professor of German, in the period immediately before the Second World War. The plot of the film is centered on his relationship with his former students, who care for him in his old age. The title, Not Yet in English, is an allusion to an ancient Japanese legend mentioned in one scene of the film, of an old man who refuses to die. This story is constantly referred to in the movie, as every year on the old man's birthday, his students throw him a party in which they all ask him, "Mada kai?" ("Are you ready?"). He responds by drinking a large ceremonial glass of beer and shouting "Mada dayo!" ("Not yet!"), implying that death may be near, but life still goes on. The movie also covers the events that transpire in between these birthdays, such as his moving into a new house, his discovery of (and loss of) a beloved house cat, etc. As the years progress, the annual celebrations shift from a fraternity party atmosphere to a gathering of families, and the ceremonial large glass of beer that Uchida drinks changes as well, but he always completes his full glass.