Takashi Miike

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  • Birth Place: Osaka, Japan
  • Profession: Director, Actor, Screenwriter
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Next on TV

  • Hostel Tuesday Oct 23rd, 11:05pm

  • Hostel Wednesday Oct 24th, 9:00pm

  • Hostel Tuesday Oct 30th, 3:45am


Fast Facts

  • Considered riding motorbikes professionally before deciding to attend film school.
  • Got his start in the industry by directing V-Cinema (direct-to-video) films in Japan.
  • Debut feature film was the 1995 crime drama Shinjuku Triad Society.
  • Ranked 10th on Time magazine's 1997 list of the most promising directors in the world.
  • Filmed more than 50 TV-movies and theatricals between 1995 and 2005.
  • First English-speaking role was in Hostel (2005).
  • His contribution to Showtime's Masters of Horror anthology, Imprint (2005), was deemed too graphic to air on the cable channel and was only released on the DVD collection.
  • Though he's best known for his violent and sexually perverse works, Miike directs films from a wide range of genres, including teen dramas, comedies and children's movies.


  • Yokohama Vocational School of Broadcast and Film, Yokohama, Japan

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  • Birth Place: Osaka, Japan
  • Profession: Director, Actor, Screenwriter