Masanobu Ando

Masanobu Ando Movies and TV Shows

Masanobu Ando  (安藤 政信, Andō Masanobu, born May 19, 1975 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese actor and director. For his second film, in 1996, he won the Film Academy of Japan's Best New Actor Award, starring in Takeshi Kitano's Kids Return. Ando has extensive experience in both Japanese television drama and film and has played a large variety of different roles: mentally challenged (Innocent World), bank robber (Space Travelers, Drive), doctor (Transparent), ninja and samurai (Red Shadow), even a corpse (Monday). Out of all of Ando's characters, he is best known for his role as Kazuo Kiriyama, the heartless, psychopathic killer in the controversial film, Battle Royale (2000). He also played an art forger in the low-budget Battle Royale parody Tokyo 10+01 (2003). As well as acting, Ando has been in Japanese ad campaigns for the popular Japanese snack food, Pocky, Toyota, and for DoCoMo mobile phones. In 2003, he directed his first film, Adagietto. Sehr langsam, starring Japanese actress, Kumiko Aso. The short is included in Hiroyuki Nakano's Peacedelic compilation called Short Films. In it, he also stars in the short, 県道スター (loosely translated to "Prefectural road star"). In his spare time, he enjoys photography and shopping Description above from the Wikipedia article Masanobu Ando, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal info

  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 19/05/1975 (49 years old)
  • Place of birth: Kanagawa, Japan
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Code Blue: The Movie
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 62%
role:
Hiroki Shinkai
2018

Action

Adventure

6.1
62%
An Emblem Dedicated To You
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 0%
role:
Kamimura Ren
Not available
2017

Drama

7.4
0%
Not available
No No Sleep
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 63%
role:
Japanese man
Not available
2015

Drama

6.9
63%
Not available
Petal Dance
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 63%
role:
Naoto
Not available
2013

Drama

6.7
63%
Not available
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Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 2: The Rainbow Bridge
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 80%
role:
Genji Kojima, Constable at Tonbara clan & 1 more
2011

Action

Drama

History

7.6
80%
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 71%
role:
Genji Kojima, Constable at Tonbara clan & 1 more
2011

Action

Drama

History

7.5
71%
2011

Action

Comedy

5.5
53%
Forever Enthralled
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 61%
role:
Ryuichi Tanaka
Not available
2008

Drama

History

Romance

6.7
61%
Not available
Code Blue
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 77%
role:
Hiroki Shinkai
Not available
2008

Drama

7.5
77%
Not available
Nightmare Detective
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 58%
role:
Detective Wakamiya
2007

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
58%
Sakuran
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 62%
role:
Seiji
Not available
2006

Drama

History

6.7
62%
Not available
Battle Royale
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 73%
role:
Kazuo Kiriyama (Boy #6)
2000

Action

Drama

Thriller

7.5
73%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Masanobu Ando are, for example, The Fable: A Contract Killer Who Doesn’t Kill, Code Blue: The Movie and Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 2: The Rainbow Bridge.
The streaming services with the largest selection are iTunes, Google Play and Amazon.
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