Biography

Shinya Tsukamoto (born January 1, 1960) is a Japanese film director and actor with a considerable cult following both domestically and abroad.

Shinya Tsukamoto (born January 1, 1960) is a Japanese film director and actor with a considerable cult following both domestically and abroad.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1960-01-01

Place of Birth Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Shin'ya Tsukamoto
  • 塚本晋也
  • 츠카모토 신야

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Killing as Jirozaemon Sawamura
2016 Silence as Mokichi
2016 Over the Fence as Satoshi's father (voice)
2016 Shin Godzilla as Kunio Hazama : Jouhoku University Associate professor
2014 Fires on the Plain as Tamura
2013 Mata, Kanarazu Aou to Dare mo ga Itta as Sousuke Akiyama
2011 Kotoko as Seitaro Tanaka
2011 Kurosawa's Way as Himself
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man as The Guy
2007 Sexy Voice and Robo (11 episodes) as Takeo Hayashi
2006 Nightmare Detective as '0'
2005 Haze
2004 A Snake of June as Michiro Iguchi
2004 Otakus in Love
2004 Marebito as Masuoka
2004 Electric Yakuza, Go to Hell! as Himself
2004 Tracing Jake
2003 Basic Tsukamoto as Himself
2002 A Woman's Work
2001 Ichi the Killer as Jijii
2001 Blind Beast vs Dwarf Killer
2001 Chloe as Eisuke
2001 Quartet for Two as Yuuenchi no otoko
2001 A Drowning Man as Tokio
2000 Dead or Alive 2: Birds as Magician Higashino
2000 Sakuya: Slayer of Demons as Wizard
1999 The Perfect Education as Moriyama
1998 Wait and See
1998 Bullet Ballet as Goda
1998 Sunday Drive
1998 Dogs
1997 Tokyo Biyori
1996 Atlanta Boogie
1996 Some Kinda Love
1995 The Stairway to the Distant Past as Yamaguchi
1995 Tokyo Fist as Tsuda Yoshiharu
1994 119 as Masaaki Tomita
1994 The Most Terrible Time in My Life as Yamaguchi
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer as Yatsu - The Guy
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man as Metal Fetishist
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size

Directing

2018 Killing Director
2014 Fires on the Plain Director
2013 Abandoned Monster Director
2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded Director
2011 Kotoko Director
2011 Ca' Foscari Cinema Director
2010 Kaidan Horror Classics Director
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Director
2008 Nightmare Detective 2 Director
2006 Nightmare Detective Director
2005 Der Eisenrost ‎– The Law of Causality Director
2005 Female Director
2005 Haze Director
2004 A Snake of June Director
2004 Vital Director
1999 Gemini Director
1998 Bullet Ballet Director
1995 Tokyo Fist Director
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Director
1991 Hiruko The Goblin Director
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Director
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy Director
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size Director
1985 Terry 100 Channels Director

Writing

2018 Killing Screenplay
2011 Kotoko Writer
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Screenplay
2006 Nightmare Detective Writer
2005 Haze Writer
2004 A Snake of June Writer
2004 Vital Screenplay
1999 Gemini Screenplay
1998 Bullet Ballet Screenplay Writer
1995 Tokyo Fist Story Screenplay
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Writer
1991 Hiruko The Goblin Screenplay
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Writer
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy Writer
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size Writer

Editing

2018 Killing Editor
2014 Fires on the Plain Editor
2011 Kotoko Editor
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Editor
2006 Nightmare Detective Editor
2005 Haze Editor
2004 A Snake of June Editor
2004 Vital Editor
1999 Gemini Editor
1998 Bullet Ballet Editor
1995 Tokyo Fist Editor
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Editor
1991 Hiruko The Goblin Editor
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Editor
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy Editor
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size Editor

Production

2018 Killing Producer
2014 Fires on the Plain Producer
2011 Kotoko Producer
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Producer
2006 Nightmare Detective Producer
2005 Haze Producer
2004 A Snake of June Producer
2004 Vital Producer
1998 Bullet Ballet Producer
1998 Sunday Drive Producer
1995 Tokyo Fist Producer
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Producer
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Producer
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy Producer
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size Producer

Crew

2018 Killing Cinematography
2014 Fires on the Plain Cinematography
2011 Kotoko Cinematography
2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Cinematography
2006 Nightmare Detective Cinematography
2005 Haze Cinematography
2004 A Snake of June Cinematography
1999 Gemini Cinematography
1998 Bullet Ballet Cinematography
1995 Tokyo Fist Cinematography
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Cinematography
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Cinematography
1987 Adventures of Electric Rod Boy Cinematography
1986 The Phantom of Regular Size Cinematography

Art

2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Production Design
2006 Nightmare Detective Art Direction
2005 Haze Art Direction
2004 A Snake of June Production Design
2004 Vital Production Design
1998 Bullet Ballet Art Direction
1995 Tokyo Fist Art Direction
1992 Tetsuo II: Body Hammer Art Direction
1989 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Art Direction

Camera

2018 Killing Camera Operator
2004 Vital Director of Photography
1998 Bullet Ballet Director of Photography

Lighting

2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man Gaffer

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