Shiro Sano

Shiro SanoProfile

  • Name Shiro Sano
  • Japanese: 佐野史郎
  • Birthdate: March 4, 1955
  • Birthplace: Yamanashi City, Yamanashi, Japan
  • Height: 176cm
  • Blood Type: B
  • Twitter: @shiro_sano

Movies

  • My Little Monster | Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (2018)
  • Snow Woman | Yuki-onna (2017)
  • Tatara Samurai (2017) – Tokugawa’s vassal
  • Parks (2017)
  • Nariyuki na Tamashii (2017) – Tadao
  • Enishi: The Bride of Izumo (2016) – Yasuo Soda
  • Bikuu The Movie | Gekijoban Bikuu – Bikuu (2015) – Zeshin
  • Kinki (2014) – Takashi Konami
  • The Great Shu Ra Ra Boom | Idai Naru, Shurarabon (2014) – Tankuro Hinode (Tanjuro’s father)
  • Oh! Father (2014) – Satoru (Yukio’s father)
  • Miroku (2013) – wandering painter T
  • Under The Nagasaki Sky | Bakushin: Nagasaki no Sora (2013) – Mamoruwa Kadota
  • Reunion | Ashita e no Tooka Kan (2013) – Takeshi Yamaguchi
  • The Millennial Rapture | Sennen no Yuraku (2013) – Reina
  • Rock’n’Roll Housewives | Utahime (2012)
  • Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger vs. Space Sheriff Gavan: The Movie | Kaizoku Sentai Gokaija Tai Uchu Keiji Gyaban Za Mubi (2012) – Weeval
  • My Way | Mai Wei (2011) – Tatsuo’s father
  • Hayabusa (2011) – Koichi Kawabuchi
  • Wasao (2011) – Shigeo (Naoko’s father)
  • Railways | Reiruweizu: 49-sai de densha no untenshi ni natta otoko no monogatari (2010) – Nobuo Ishikawa
  • Masakikuaraba (2010)
  • 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption | 20-seiki shonen: Saishu-sho – Bokura no hata (2009) – Yanbo / Mabo (twins)
  • Amalfi: Rewards of the Goddess | Amalufi: Megami No Hoshu (2009)
  • Miyoko asagaya kibun (2009)
  • Romanshatachi (2009)
  • The Code | Za kodo: Ango (2009)
  • Shugo Tenshi | Guardian Angel (2009)
  • The Triumphant Return of General Rouge | General Rouge no Gaisen (2009) – Yuji Kakiya
  • Nobody to Watch Over Me | Dare mo mamotte kurenai (2009)
  • Life Improvement Club | Komori Seikatsu Kojo Club (2008)
  • 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End | 20-seiki shonen (2008) – Yanbo / Mabo (twins)
  • The Taste of Fish (2008)
  • Gegege no Kitaro: Kitaro and the Millennium Curse | Gegege no Kitaro: Sennen noroi uta (2008)
  • The Most Beautiful Night in the World | Sekai de Ichiban Utsukushii Yoru (2008)
  • The Glorious Team Batista | Chiimu Bachisuta no Eikou (2008) – Yuji Kakiya
  • The Red Army | Jitsuroku Rengosekigun (2008)
  • Persona (2008)
  • Tentei jimusho 5: Kain to Aberu (2007)
  • Atagoal wa neko no mori (2006) (voice) – Ryukoma
  • Vanished | Oyayubi sagashi (2006)
  • Waiting in the Dark | Kurai tokoro de machiawase (2006)
  • The Suspect: Muroi Shinji | Yougisha muroi shinji (2005)
  • Tantei Jimusho 5: 5 Number de Yobareru Tanteitachi no Monogatari (2005)
  • The Great Yokai War | (2005) – Sata’s Editor
  • All About My Dog | Inu no eiga (2005) – uncle
  • The Sun | Solntse (2005) – The chamberlain
  • Ah! House Collapses! | Oh! My Zombie Mermaid | Â! Ikkenya puroresu (2004) – Yamaji
  • Godzilla: Final Wars | Gojira: Fainaru uozu (2004) – Assassin
  • Infection | Kansen (2004) – Kiyoshi Akai
  • Perfect Education 6 | Kanzen naru shiiku: akai satsui (2004) – Shinichi Yamada
  • Stay As You Are (2003) – * short film
  • The Battling Angel | Tenshi no kiba (2003) – Ashida
  • Aiki (2002) – Video-ya no kyaku
  • Shangri-La Kin’yu hametsu Nippon: Togenkyo no hito-bito (2002)
  • Picaresque (2002)
  • The Princess Blade | Shura Yukihime (2001) – Kidokoro
  • Kewaishi (2001) – Kosuke Kitazawa
  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack | Gojira, Mosura, Kingu Gidora: Daikaiju sokogeki (2001) – Haruki Kadokura (Yuri’s boss)
  • Pocket Monsters – Celebi: A Timeless Encounter | Poketto monsuta: Serebî – Toki wo koeta deai (2001) – Vicious
  • Godzilla Millenium | Gojira ni-sen mireniamu (1999) – Prof. Shiro Miyasaka
  • Karaoke (1999)
  • Cat’s Eye (1997)
  • Endless Waltz (1995) – Shoji Eda
  • Burai heiya (1995) – Tadao
  • Stairway to the Distant Past | Harukana jidai no kaidan o (1995) – Masaru
  • Sharaku (1995) – Utamaro
  • The Mystery of Rampo | Rampo (1994) – Officer
  • It’s a Summer Vacation Everyday | Mainichi ga natsuyasumi (1994) – Nariyuki Rinkaiji
  • The Most Terrible Time in My Life | Waga jinsei saiaku no toki (1994) – Masaru Kanno
  • Uneasy Encounters | Kowagaru hitobito (1994) – Other man
  • Rainbow Bridge | Niji no hashi (1993)
  • Evil Dead Trap 3: Broken Love Killer | Chigireta ai no satsujin (1993) – Tetsuro Muraki
  • Haruka, nosutarujii (1993) – Tutor
  • Gensen-Kan Inn | Gensen-Kan Shujin (1993)
  • The Rocking Horsemen | Seishun dendekedekedeke (1992) – Noritane Itoh
  • Netorare Sosuke (1992) – Shinji
  • Red Foliage | Kurenai monogatari (1992) – Shunji Muroi
  • Swimming with Tears | Afureru Atsui Namida (1992) – Ryoichi Kokubu
  • Heya (1992)
  • Shimanto River | Shimanto-gawa (1991)
  • Bokura no nanoka-kan senso 2 (1991)
  • Evil Dead Trap 2 | Shiryo no wana 2: Hideki (1991) – Kurashi
  • TVO (1991)
  • Lady Battle Cop | Onna batoru koppu (1991)
  • Ready to Shoot | Ware ni utsu yoi ari (1990)
  • Sayonara konnichiwa (1990)
  • The Legend of Zipang | Jipangu (1990) – Bunshichi
  • Circus Boys | Nijisseiki shonen dokuhon (1989) – Hiroshi
  • Violent Cop | Sono otoko, kyobo ni tsuki (1989) – Yoshinari
  • A Festival of Dreams | Yume no matsuri (1989) – Yuzo Kishi
  • Four Days of Snow and Blood | Ni-ni-roku (1989) – Yasuhide Kurihara
  • Lucky Sky Diamond (1989) – Doctor
  • Tomorrow | Tomorrow – ashita (1988) – Shoji Nakagawa/Yae’s bridegroom
  • Seven Days’ War | Bokura no nanoka-kan senso (1988) – Yashiro
  • Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis | Teito monogatari (1988) – Junichi Narumi
  • To Sleep so as to Dream | Yume miruyoni nemuritai (1986) – Uotsuka

Drama Series

  • Sick’s Spec Saga | Sick’s Jonosho: Naikaku Joho Chosashitsu Tokumu Jiko Senjugakari Jikenbo (Paravi / 2018)
  • Haru ga Kita (WOWOW / 2018) – Shuji Kishikawa
  • Ishitsubute (WOWOW / 2017)
  • Gin to Kin (TV Tokyo / 2017) – Akio Nakajima (ep.4-6)
  • The Last Cop (NTV / 2016) – Yuji Endo
  • Whispers from a Crime Scene | Higanbana – Keishicho Sosa Nana ka (NTV / 2016) – Yuzo Shindo
  • Keishicho Zero Gakari (TV Tokyo / 2016) – Eisuke Nukui (ep.4)
  • The Rupture | Haretsu (NHK / 2015) – Sadahiko Jo
  • Ichiro (NHK / 2015) – Shogen Maisaka
  • Daddy Detective | Keibuho Sugiyama Shintaro (TBS / 2015) – Katsuhiko Okasaki
  • Tokusou (WOWOW / 2014) – Norio Shinohara
  • Woman of Maruho | Maruho no Onna – Hoken Hanzai Chosain (TV Tokyo / 2014) – Shohei Todo
  • Mozu Season 2 – Maboroshi no Tsubasa (WOWOW / 2014) – Kiyoharu Ikezawa
  • Tokusou (WOWOW / 2014)
  • Senryokugai Sosakan (NTV / 2014) – Yasuhiro Kobayakawa
  • Pin to Kona (TBS / 2013) – Keisuke Chiba (ep.7,9)
  • Dandarin Rules | Dandarin Rodo Kijun Kantokukan (NTV / 2013) – Shigeo Manabe
  • Public Affairs Office in the Sky | Soratobu Kouhoushitsu (TBS / 2013) – Koichi Takigawa (ep.3)
  • Trembling Cow | Furueru Ushi (WOWOW / 2013) – Jiro Miyata
  • Mielino Kashiwagi | Mierino Kashiwagi (TV Tokyo / 2013) – Sano
  • Antiquarian Bookshop Biblia’s Case Files | Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (Fuji TV / 2013) – ep.8,10
  • Heaven’s Ark | Ten no Hakobune (WOWOW / 2012-2013) – Soji Domeki
  • Rich Man, Poor Woman | Ricchiman Puauman (Fuji TV / 2012) – Yoshiyuki Yamagami
  • Detective Kurokawa Suzuki | Deka Kurokawa Suzuki (NTV / 2012) – Seiji Fuyusawa (ep.12)
  • Future Diary | Mirai Nikki – Another : World- (Fuji TV / 2012) – Tooru Kibe
  • Bunshin (WOWOW / 2012) – Kiyoshi Ujiie
  • Flat Out Tokyo Girl | Tokyo Zenryoku Shoujo (NTV / 2012) – Hanako’s co-star in drama (ep.11)
  • Mitsu no Aji – A Taste Of Honey – (Fuji TV / 2011) – Tadashi Kirishima
  • CSI: Crime Scene Talks Season 1 | Iryu Sosa (TV Asahi / 2011) – Takeo Sone
  • Deka Wanko (NTV / 2011) – Taichi Igarashi
  • Fake: Kyoto Bijutsu Jiken Emaki (NHK / 2011) – Takuma Mano
  • Nasake no Onna (TV Asahi / 2010) – ep.2
  • Woman of the Crime Lab 10 | Kasouken no Onna (TV Asahi / 2010) – ep.9
  • SPEC: Birth | SPEC ~ Keishichou Kouanbu Kouan Daigoka Mishou Jiken Tokubetsu Taisakugakari Jikenbo (TBS / 2010) – ep.2
  • Marks no Yama (WOWOW / 2010) – Shoichi Saiki
  • Joker: Yurusarezaru Sousakan (Fuji TV / 2010) – Kota Suzukawa (ep.9)
  • Honcho Azumi Season 2 | Hancho – Jinnansho Azumihan Season 2 (TBS / 2010)
  • Flower in Bloom | Sakuya Konohana (NHK / 2010)
  • The Summer of the Bureaucrats | Kanryotachi no Natsu (TBS / 2009)
  • Floating like the Plastic Cover | Kaze ni Maiagaru Vinyl Sheet (NHK / 2009)
  • Aishiteru – Kaiyo – (NTV / 2009) – Hideaki Ozawa
  • Seigi no Mikata (NTV / 2008) – Goro Nakata
  • Wives Make the World Go Round (TBS / 2007)
  • Angels with Broken Wings 2 | Tsubasa no Oreta Tenshitachi 2007 (2007)
  • Scum of Lawyers | Bengoshi no Kuzu (2006)
  • Kuitan (NTV / 2006)
  • Vampire Host (TV Tokyo / 2004)
  • Dollhouse (TBS / 2004)
  • Water Boys 2 (Fuji TV / 2004)
  • Partners in Crime (NTV / 2003)
  • Face (2003)
  • 3 Bachelors | Dokushin 3 (TV Asahi / 2003)
  • Sky High (TV Asahi / 2003) – ep.8,10
  • A Tale of Happiness (2002)
  • Shoro Nagashi (NHK / 2002)
  • My Little Chef (Fuji TV / 2002) – ep.5
  • Trick 2 (TV Asahi / 2002) – ep.7,8
  • Good News (TBS / 1999)
  • Koritsuku Natsu (NTV / 1998)
  • Blue Bird | Aoi Tori (TBS / 1997)
  • My Destiny | Watashi no Unmei (TBS / 1994)
  • Double Kitchen (TBS / 1993)
  • Tobuga Gotoku (NHK / 1990)

TV Movies

  • Higanbana | Higanbana: Onnatachi no Hanzai Fairu (NTV / 2014) – Yuzo Shindo
  • Kaseifu wa Mita! (TV Asahi / 2014) – Taizan Kitamura
  • The Locked Room Murders SP | Kagi no Kakatta HeyaSP (Fuji TV / 2014) – art museum director
  • Black Gospel | Kuroi Fukuin (TV Asahi / 2014) – Kazuhiko Nitta
  • Mottomo Toi Ginga (TV Asahi / 2013) – Mamoru Suita
  • Level 7 | Reberu 7 (TBS / 2012) – Detective Inuyama
  • SP: Keishichou Keigoka (TV Asahi / 2011)
  • Aishiteru – Kizuna – (NTV / 2011) – presenter
  • Douki (WOWOW / 2011)
  • Kyukei no Koya (Fuji TV / 2010)
  • Host no Nyobo (Fuji TV / 2009)
  • Nobody to Watch Over Me SP | Dare mo mamotte kurenai (Fuji TV / 2009)
  • Assistant Manager Shima Kosaku 2: Hong Kong | Kacho shima kosaku 2: Hong Kong (NTV / 2008)
  • Egao wo Kureta Kimi ~Joi to Doukeshi no Chousen~ (Fuji TV / 2008)
  • Yume no Mitsukekata Oshietaru! (2008)
  • Osama no Shinzo (NTV / 2007)
  • Hissatsu Shigotonin 2007 (TV Asahi / 2007)
  • Satomi Hakkenden (TBS / 2006)
  • Negotiator | Koshonin (WOWOW / 2003) – Yasutaka Ando
  • An Autumn Afternoon | Sanma no aji (Fuji TV / 2003)
  • Platonic Sex (Fuji TV / 2001)
  • 100 Years: Taisho, Showa, Heisei | Hyakunen no Monogatari (TBS / 2000)


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