Koki Mitani is a Japanese director, actor, and playwright. He was born on July 8, 1961 in Setagaya, Tokyo.
He was formerly married to actress Satomi Kobayashi, but the couple filed for divorce on May 23, 2011.
Born in the heyday of sumo wrestling, he was named Koki after the 48th Yokozuna, Taihō Kōki (大鵬幸喜), who was generally regarded as the greatest sumo wrestler of the post-war era.
- Native name
- 三谷幸喜 (MITANI Koki)
- July 8, 1961 (age 52)
Filmography as actor
On Wednesday it was announced that Koki Mitani will write and direct a film adaptation of his own historical novel Kiyosu Kaigi (lit. “The Kiyosu Conference”), which was released on the day of...2 years ago
On Sunday, the awards for the 3rd Nippon Theater Staff Film Festival were presented to the winners at a ceremony in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. The awards are voted on by cinema staff members from all over...2 years ago
Koki Mitani, the comedy director behind box office hits like The Uchoten Hotel and The Magic Hour is hard at work on a new film called Once in a Blue Moon (Suteki na Kanashibari). According to...4 years ago
This discussion over at Jason Gray’s blog about Koki Mitani's media whorin’ ways reminded me about this “Mecha-Mecha Iketeru!” clip from last month where Satoshi Tsumabuki, Koichi Sato,...6 years ago