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Old good "Emo-chan" of modern Japanese cinema. Emo's father was a close friend of legendary episode player Taji Tonoyama in elementary school days. His mother's grandfather ran a shamisen store in Ginza, Tokyo. Both parents like movies and theaters. After graduating from Machinery Department of Tokyo Industrial High School, Emoto got a job at a trading company. However, he became an actor and became a student of the acting classes of the theater company "Marui", which is headed by Nobuo Kaneko, and met Yusaku Matsuda who was in the same class. In 1999, he won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Dr. Akagi. He also won the award for best supporting actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Dotonbori River and Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san.
November 3, 1948, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzillaMajor Akira Yuki 1995 MaborosiYoshihiro 2001 Waterboys'Mama-san' 2001 TurnMatsubara 2002 11'09''01 – September 11Sakichi Furuhashi (Japan) 2003 ZatoichiKneipenbesitzer 2006 Memories of MatsukoTsunehiro Kawajiri 2009 John RabeMatsui Iwane 2011 Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined FleetYoneuchi 2013 UnforgivenKingo Baba 2014 Wood Job!Toshiro Yamane 2016 Shin GodzillaRyuta Azuma : Chief Cabinet Secretary 2016 RageLandlord 2017 Lu Over the WallAshimoto's Grandfather (voice) 2018 ShopliftersYoritsugu KawadoLimited to the 15 most popular items