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Yôko Maki

  • Oct 15, 1982 (age 37)
  • 5' 3" (1.60 m)
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2018
Enjou Bengonin
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MovieDec 15, 2018

Enjou Bengonin

Watarai Mihois a lawyer who runs her law office out of the …
Watarai Mihois a lawyer who runs her law office out of the second floor of her parents' house. One night, Tomomi visits Miho's law office as a client. Tomomi is a housewife and she is ...
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The Blood of Wolves
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MovieMay 12, 2018

The Blood of Wolves

Hiroshima Police detective Ogami Shogo and his partner Hioka …
Hiroshima Police detective Ogami Shogo and his partner Hioka Shuichi are investigating the disappearance of a company's employees amidst an escalating yakuza turf war in 1988. Blood, shooting and death is everywhere. At the same time, there is a suspicion that the former man has his own ties to the thugs. Certainly many of his methods and actions are thuggish, violent and should be illegal.
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Yakiniku Doragon
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MovieMay 3, 2018

Yakiniku Doragon

it is the 1970s and Yong Gil has immigrated to Japan from …
it is the 1970s and Yong Gil has immigrated to Japan from South Korea and operates a barbecue restaurant. He also operates a wife and three daughters. The daughters are a drama unto themselves when it comes to men with feelings as volatile as a tank of estrogen. What is worse is that the three girls are sometimes in love with married men and married men married to the other sister.
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2017
Mixed Doubles
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MovieOct 21, 2017

Mixed Doubles

Tamiko used to be a very good ping pong player as a child, …
Tamiko used to be a very good ping pong player as a child, but she is now twenty-eight years old and left the sport behind. Her mother Hanako had taught her how to play imposing discipline and regimen, but following the former's death the daughter had felt free by quitting the sport and instead leading an ordinary life. One of her co-workers Akihiko asks her to go steady one day, but soon sleeps with a pretty co-worker called Airi. Having lost her chance with this man she quits her job and returns to her hometown. Here her mother once owned a ping pong club. At the same time, the man she lost has joined the company's ping pong club prompting her to want to beat him. She begins to practice again.
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2016
Boku no ojisan
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MovieSep 17, 2016

Boku no ojisan

What do part-time philosophy professors do other than loaf …
What do part-time philosophy professors do other than loaf about, philosophize part-time, be dolts, stay in a spare room in the home of the brother and an annoyed sister-in-law? How fortuitous then that nephew Yukio has a school report to write on a particular family member. In the meanwhile, in order to get the man out of the house the mission is to find him a woman and coincidentally a Japanese-American woman is around.
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After the Storm
MovieMay 18, 2016

After the Storm

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota …
Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.
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Mitsu no aware
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MovieApr 1, 2016

Mitsu no aware

Based on novelist Muro Saisei's 1959 book, Bitter Honey …
Based on novelist Muro Saisei's 1959 book, Bitter Honey narrates the story of a poet who informed by his physician of his impending death finds renewed flights of fantasy. He is visited by a thin and attractive girl in red who becomes a catalyst for romance. The girl has to vie with competition for the artist's attention, however, as other women work in the wings. Bitter Honey's story is coloured by gorgeous photography as it explores sex, love, life and immortality.
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2015
Nounai poizun berî
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MovieMay 9, 2015

Nounai poizun berî

Ichiko Sakurai, a 30 years old novelist, has a crush on …
Ichiko Sakurai, a 30 years old novelist, has a crush on Saotome, who is only in his twenties. This caused a heated discussion between the 5 personas controlling Ichiko's brain every time she is around Saotome.
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2014
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Award2014

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Won award for "The Ravine of Goodbye".
Japan Academy Prize
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomination2014

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Like Father, Like Son".
Japan Academy Prize
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nomination2014

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "The Ravine of Goodbye".
Japan Academy Prize
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Award2014

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Won award for "Like Father, Like Son".
Japan Academy Prize
2013
Genome Hazard
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MovieOct 4, 2013

Genome Hazard

Ishigami comes home from work and discovers his wife dead. …
Ishigami comes home from work and discovers his wife dead. Just then, he receives a phone call from his wife and falls in utter confusion. Unexplainable things keep happening as Ishigami struggles to find his wife. Gradually, Ishigami realizes all his memories are gone and finds himself acting like someone else. What is his true identity?
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The Ravine of Goodbye
MovieJun 22, 2013

The Ravine of Goodbye

When a sensational crime is …
When a sensational crime is reported and the mother is accused and suspected the press is beating down doors to find out more. The investigation takes a different turn when facts and backgrounds of everyone is examined and more revealed. Nothing is what it seems and no one is as they come. This is a lesson two reporters are going to learn soon enough.
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Like Father, Like Son
MovieMay 18, 2013

Like Father, Like Son

Ryota is a successful …
Ryota is a successful workaholic businessman. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another boy after birth, he faces the difficult decision to choose his true son or the boy he and his wife have raised as their own.
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Best Actress
Nomination2013

Best Actress

Nominated for "The Ravine of Goodbye".
Asian Film Award
2012
Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship
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MovieOct 20, 2012

Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship

"Su-chan Mai-chan Sawako …
"Su-chan Mai-chan Sawako-san" follows the lives of three women who are former co-workers. 34-year-old Su-chan works at a coffee shop and has feelings for the manager there. 34-year-old Mai-chan works at an OA machine maker. She is in a relationship with a married man. 39-year-old Sawako works as a web designer and also takes care of her grandmother.
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2011
Genji Monogatari: Sennen no Nazo
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MovieDec 10, 2011

Genji Monogatari: Sennen no Nazo

"Genji Monogatari" focuses …
"Genji Monogatari" focuses on the love and hate relationships surrounding Hakaru Genji. Lady Fujitsubo is Genji's first love. Miyasutokoro Ryokuzono is obsessed with Genji and eventually becomes a spirit. Kao Yu, who is from the lower class, give comfort to Genji's emotional wounds. Writer Shikibu Murasaki is jealous of Genji and is eventually ordered by Abe Seime to write a work.
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Looking for a True Fiancee
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MovieOct 23, 2011

Looking for a True Fiancee

A twenty-nine-year old …
A twenty-nine-year old philanderer slips while skating at a rink and is afflicted with memory loss. The salesman discovers a wedding ring in his briefcase later. He meets three women and each of them declares herself as his girlfriend. He sets up three dates to figure out whom he wants to marry. One works at a pharmaceutical company like he does, one is a tramp and one performs for children.
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Love Strikes!
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MovieSep 23, 2011

Love Strikes!

31 years old, broke, single and lonely Yukio encounters four …
31 years old, broke, single and lonely Yukio encounters four beautiful women suddenly appearing in his life. Will he be able to escape his "Moteki" status?
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2010
SP: The motion picture yabô hen
MovieOct 26, 2010

SP: The motion picture yabô hen

When Kaoru Inoue (Junichi …
When Kaoru Inoue (Junichi Okada) opposes Soichiro Ogata (Shin'ichi Tsutsumi), Soichiro makes the cryptic remark "It couldn't be helped. It was for a greater cause ..." One month later, at an...
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Ryōmaden
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TV ShowJan 3, 2010

Ryōmaden

Ryōmaden (龍馬伝) is the 49th NHK Taiga drama. It was …
Ryōmaden (龍馬伝) is the 49th NHK Taiga drama. It was shown on NHK from January 3 to November 28, 2010, spanning 48 episodes. The story centers on the life of 19th-century Japanese historical figures Iwasaki Yatarō and Sakamoto Ryōma. It has been announced that the series will be aired in several other countries, for example Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
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2009
Donjû
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MovieMay 16, 2009

Donjû

An editor arrives at a Sumo village to find the missing award …
An editor arrives at a Sumo village to find the missing award-nominated writer Deko just in time to bring him to an award ceremony. There, the editor learns that Deko's weird friends have been desperately trying to kill him because of the book Deko wrote about their embarrassing memories. Despite their countless attempts at murder, Deko's dumbness keeps him from even noticing his friends' intentions.
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2008
Leo Katayama
MarriageNovember 2008

Leo Katayama

Leo Katayama is an actor, known for Kaikan shokunin (2006).
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Michiko to Hatchin
TV ShowOct 15, 2008

Michiko to Hatchin

Michiko & Hatchin is a Japanese animated television series. …
Michiko & Hatchin is a Japanese animated television series. The show is produced by studio Manglobe and directed by Sayo Yamamoto, her first directorial work. The two eponymous starring roles are portrayed by noted Japanese film actresses Yōko Maki and Suzuka Ohgo respectively. The story takes place in a fictional country with cultural traces from South American countries, mostly from Brazil. The title's Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who escapes from a supposedly inescapable prison fortress, while Hatchin is a girl fleeing her abusive foster family. The two join forces on an improbable escape to freedom. The music is composed by the Brazilian musician Alexandre Kassin and produced by Shinichirō Watanabe. The anime has been licensed by Funimation in North America.
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Furaingu rabittsu
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MovieSep 13, 2008

Furaingu rabittsu

Yukari always wanted to become a flight attendant and has just …
Yukari always wanted to become a flight attendant and has just been hired by Japan Airlines. However, due to an unexpected mistake, she has also been recruited to the company's basketball team (the JAL "Rabbits") despite being a lousy at basketball. Forced to divide her time between job training and playing basketball, Yukari makes an increasing amount of mistakes in both areas. Frustrated, she nearly gives up on her dream career, but somehow finds the strength to keep trying both in the skies and on the court.
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2007
SP
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TV ShowNov 3, 2007

SP

SP, also known as Security Police (SP 警視庁警備部警護課第四 …
SP, also known as Security Police (SP 警視庁警備部警護課第四係 SP Keishicho Keibibu Keigoka Daiyon-gakari, SP Metropolitan Police Department Security Police Division, 4th District) is a Japanese television drama based on the real life security police unit of Japan which is responsible for domestic and foreign abuse. The series script was written by famed GO author Kazuki Kaneshiro and marks his first time writing for a television drama. The drama centers on a newly recruited SP officer named Kaoru Inoue, who is the only SP officer known in the force to have sharp senses that enables him to conduct his duties by using this ESP sense to take down the threat before it appears to threaten the VIP and the civilians who are caught in the middle.
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2006
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
MovieJun 4, 2006

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

To avoid jail time, street …
To avoid jail time, street racer Sean Boswell is sent to live with his father in Tokyo. There he discovers drift racing. After losing a race to Yakuza-connected D.K., the Drift King, Sean has to enter the Tokyo underworld to find a way to pay his debt.
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Sway
MovieMay 24, 2006

Sway

On the anniversary of the death of the mother of a hip and …
On the anniversary of the death of the mother of a hip and happening Tokyo-based photographer, the son returns to his hometown for the funeral. What follows is a return to the past that is more than just a trek home. Old relationships, love, conflicts and memories resurface and collide. Apparently, old perspectives don't wither.
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Ame no machi
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MovieMar 25, 2006

Ame no machi

A young reporter is covering the mysterious case of a child …
A young reporter is covering the mysterious case of a child found dead with missing internal organs. Suspecting a case of organ trafficking, he visits the doctor who was responsible for the...
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Oishii koroshikata
MovieFeb 12, 2006

Oishii koroshikata

Oishii koroshikata released.
2005
Veronika wa shinu koto ni shita
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MovieOct 12, 2005

Veronika wa shinu koto ni shita

Towa lives in a peculiar …
Towa lives in a peculiar sanatorium after committing suicide. Convalescing in sanatorium, she is informed that she has only 7 days to live. Isolated within their worlds, strange people live in this sanatorium and try to avoid making any contact with her. However, Claude a man who lost his power of speech feels sympathetic towards her and their every lovable things give true colors to the life and inspire Towa's honest desire for the life.
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Summer Time Machine Blues
MovieJul 11, 2005

Summer Time Machine Blues

A sci-fi club concocts a plan …
A sci-fi club concocts a plan to repair a remote by using a time machine that suddenly appears.
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Tokyo Friends
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TV ShowJun 3, 2005

Tokyo Friends

Tokyo Friends (東京フレンズ Tōkyō Furenzu) is a …
Tokyo Friends (東京フレンズ Tōkyō Furenzu) is a Japanese television drama released on June 3, 2005. Unlike many other dramas, it was never aired on TV but released as a set of 3 DVDs. Volumes one and two contain the first 4 episodes while volume three contains the last episode. Each episode is approximately 70 minutes.
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2004
The Grudge
MovieOct 12, 2004

The Grudge

The Grudge is a 2004 supernatural horror film directed by …
The Grudge is a 2004 supernatural horror film directed by Takashi Shimizu, written by Stephen Susco, and produced by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Takashige Ichise. A remake of Shimizu's 2002 Japanese horror film Ju-on: The Grudge, it stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, KaDee Strickland, Clea DuVall, and Bill Pullman, and is the first installment in The Grudge film series which is based on the Japanese Ju-On franchise. Takako Fuji, Yuya Ozeki, and Takashi Matsuyama portray the characters Kayako Saeki, Toshio Saeki, and Takeo Saeki from the original franchise. The plot is told through a nonlinear sequence of events, and includes several intersecting subplots.
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Break Through!
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MovieOct 11, 2004

Break Through!

Kyoto 1968. Several high school students deal with their life …
Kyoto 1968. Several high school students deal with their life as Korean-Japanese trying to earn each other's love and respect. But the times are not kind to them.
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Infection
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MovieOct 2, 2004

Infection

In a general hospital near bankruptcy, the reduced staff …
In a general hospital near bankruptcy, the reduced staff is working under a severe stress. During the emergency attendance to a burned patient with Dr. Uozumi (Masanobu Takashima) and two other nurses, Dr. Akiba (Kôichi Satô) and the nurse commit an error, injecting potassium chloride and killing him. Dr. Uozumi convinces the team to forge the report to save their careers. Meanwhile, an ambulance leaves a patient in the emergency with a lethal infection. When the muscles and internal organs of the patient liquefy, Dr. Kiyoshi Akai (Shirô Sano) convinces his two colleagues to examine and research the virus, leading the employees of the night shift to a tragic end.
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Dark Tales of Japan
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MovieSep 22, 2004

Dark Tales of Japan

Dark Tales of Japan is a collection of five short horror films that …
Dark Tales of Japan is a collection of five short horror films that are directed by five notable Japanese film directors.
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Kamikaze Girls
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MovieMay 13, 2004

Kamikaze Girls

Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed …
Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town.
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2003
Battle Royale II: Requiem
MovieMay 18, 2003

Battle Royale II: Requiem

Battle Royale II: Requiem (バ …
Battle Royale II: Requiem (バトル・ロワイアルII 【鎮魂歌】 Batoru rowaiaru tsū: "Rekuiemu"), abbreviated as BRII (Bii āru tsū), is a 2003 Japanese dystopian action film. It is a sequel to the 2000 film, Battle Royale, which in turn was based upon a controversial 1999 novel of the same title by Koushun Takami. An extended version of the film is titled Battle Royale II: Revenge.
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2001
The Princess Blade
MovieDec 15, 2001

The Princess Blade

In the near future, Japan is ruled once more by a monarchy. …
In the near future, Japan is ruled once more by a monarchy. But, rebels opposed to this rule seek to overthrow the government. The House of Takemikazuchi, a band of assassins is hired by the government to suppress the rebels. As a conspiracy from within signals the shadowy organization's impending demise, Yuki, the last of the Takemikazuchi bloodline befriends one of the rebels and seeks revenge against the group's leader.
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Drug
MovieMar 1, 2001

Drug

Drug released.
1982
Yôko Maki
BirthOctober 1982

Yôko Maki

Yôko Maki was born.
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