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Last updated: 04-27-2011
Ken Watanabe plays the role of Job-san in the movie Samurai Job. He was chosen for this role because of his Japanese heritage and strong appearances in other samurai movies, including the recent movie The Last Samurai. Watanabe has played in Japanese films and has also played in other popular American movies such as Inception, Batman Begins, and Memoirs of a Geisha.
For Ken Watanabe's full filmography, visit IMDb.
Seizo Fukumoto plays two roles in Samurai Job - God and Satan. These two characters are both represented as koi fish with voice-overs done by Fukumoto. Seizo Fukumoto was chosen for this role because of his interesting variation of voice. He has also played in the movie The Last Samurai but as a silent samurai. Seizo felt as though this movie gave him "...the opportunity that was lacking from The Last Samurai."
For Seizo Fukumoto's full filmography, visit IMDb.
Koyuki Kato plays Job-san's wife, Mizuki. She was chosen for this role because of her sweet nature and strong personality. Kato is a Japanese model and actress. She plays in many Japanese television drama shows and has also modeled for companies such as P&G and Panasonic. Koyuki Kato has recently acted in the movie The Last Samurai and hopes to act in more American films in the future.
For Koyuki Kato's full filmography, visit IMDb.
Chiaki Kuriyama plays the role of the leading ninja bandit in the movie Samurai Job. Kuriyama was chosen for this role because of her aggressive and sharp spirit. She is a Japanese actress and model. Chiaki Kuriyama played in the movie Kill Bill: Volume 1 and The Grudge. Kuriyama has modeled for companies such as Panasonic, Glico, and Ecko Unlimited.
For Chiaki Kuriyama's full filmography, visit IMDb.
Shin Koyamada plays the role of the co-leading ninja bandit in Samurai Job. Koyamada was chosen to play this part because of his expertise in Martial Arts. He speaks fluent Japanese, English, and some Spanish and Mandarin. Koyamada is also a producer and philanthropist. He played in the movie The Last Samurai and also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Wendy Wu: The Homecoming Warrior.
For Shun Koyamada's full filmography, visit IMDb.