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Yasukawa, Goro

Overview
Works: 21 works in 27 publications in 3 languages and 150 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Martial arts films  Police films  Horror films  Gangster films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  History  Historical drama 
Roles: Composer, Musician
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Goro Yasukawa
Sukeban Deka : Codename Asamiya Saki = Yo-yo girl cop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highly trained in martial arts, armed with a deadly steel yo-yo and an undercover identity, K infiltrates an elite high school, Seisen Academy. Her mission: to identify and eliminate suspected terrorists. Her only lead is an underground website with an ominous timer counting down the minutes. Wielding her deadly yo-yo, K must stop the terrorists before they achieve their apocalyptic plot to destroy the city
Gonin by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local yakuza, but everything does not go as planned and the men find themselves hunted down by contract killers
Kokkuri : the game is real( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a late-night talk show, Mio, Hiroko, and Masami have the idea to conjure up Kokkuri-sa, a spirit who can answer any question. It seems to be a harmless pastime until they start learning secrets they don't know about each other
Kuro no tenshi. Black angel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayo is sent to assasinate a mob leader, but ends up shooting the bodyguard instead. The bodyguard, ironically, once saved Mayo from a rape. She is ordered to finish the job, but may be prevented by Suzu, who's husband was killed by the bodyguard
Yaji Kita dōchū Teresuko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place in the peaceful Edo period in Japan, when a Teresuko, an unknown creature which is said to cure all ills, is captured in Osaka. While Okino, a geisha girl in Shinagawa, Edo, asks her patron Yajirobē, to let her leave from her geisha house, Yajirobē meets his old friend Kitahachi, an unpopular kabuki actor. Both of them set up Okino's escape and start unusual journey with her
Shiawase no pan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple moved from Tokyo to Hokkaido; they open a cafe in a remote village, they share their food with passing by people, they believe in "when we share, we understand other people."
Danchi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly couple is offered to meet with their dead son by strange people in exchange for herbal medicine
Black Angel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. Ikko, the six-year-old daughter of a yakuza gang boss witnesses the brutal slaying of her parents and is only saved from sharing their fate by an underground hitwoman who goes by the nom-de-guerre of "Black Angel." Years after escaping to America, Ikko returns to Tokyo and adopts the name "Black Angel" and is out for revenge. Disc 2. Mayo, the Black Angel is ordered to assassinate a powerful syndicate leader. The hit goes awry when the crime boss' bodyguard steps in the way. It's none other than Yamambe, who once rescued Mayo from a rape and has lived in her heart ever since. The Black Angel escapes with her life, but is ordered to return and kill the mafioso no matter the cost
Devilman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"An accidental release of a demonic species from Antarctica, whose numbers spread via an infection, which corrupts and transforms normal people. This leads to an apocalyptic war, in which humanity's only hope is Akira, a wimpy teen who merges with a demonic entity to become Devilman, a powerful, yet conscientious beast that fights both monsters and the fascist and brutal human forces trying to wipe out the new species."--Container
Flower and snake by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gonin : sāga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Sequel to director Ishii Takashi's violent action film GONIN, released in 1995. Orphans of the men who fought to the death in GONIN go to battle once again.The year is 2014, and nineteen years have passed since the attack by the Ogoshi clan Gosekai gang. Hayato (Higashide Masahiro), son of a young Ogoshi clan henchman killed in the incident, lives a quiet life with his mother. However, reporter Morisawa (Emoto Tasuku) starts digging into the incident, and as a result Hayato and others find themselves at the mercy of fate."--JFDB, October 30, 2017
Sutoreiyazu kuronikuru( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In the early 1990s, experiments were carried out secretly in Japan. Two different methods were used in the experiments. One method involved forcing stress upon expecting parents and when the baby was born, provoke the baby into mutations and develop their special abilities. The other method involved birth to babies having abilities of animals and insects. The special abilities were derived from gene manipulation. Subaru, Saya and others were born from those experiments. Subaru (Masaki Okada) possesses incredible strength and vision. Saya (Riko Narumi) possesses super hearing abilities. They both grew up in the same facility. They work for Koichiro Watase (Tsuyoshi Ihara) who is the senior Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and has lofty ambitions as a politician. Koichiro Watase then orders them to find the runaway daughter of a powerful politician. The runaway girl has in her possession a secret file. Subaru, Saya and others become involved in the slaughter group "Ageha." The group is led by Manabu (Shota Sometani). Based on the novel "Strayer's Chronicle" by Takayoshi Honda (first published April 5, 2012 by Shueisha Inc.)"--IMDb, October 25, 2018
Jinrui shikin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kokou no mesu = A lone scalpel by Daochu Cheng( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1989 nian, wai ke yi sheng dang ma tie yan(ti zhen yi shi)fu ren mou wai xian shi de shi min yi yuan . zhe jia yi yuan fu bai wu neng, guo du zai yi xing xiang, lian jian dan de wai ke shou shu du bu yuan zhi xing . dang ma yi sheng chu xian hou, wan cheng le shu ci jian nan de da shou shu . ta yi xin qiang jiu yan qian bing huan di xin nian, zhong jiu gan hua le ci yi yuan de ren men . you yi tian, bing dao de shi chang(bing ben ming shi)bei song jin shi min yi yuan, wei yi neng yi zhi ta de fang fa jiu shi ba pan ding nao si shao nian de gan zang yi zhi guo qu, dan zhe xiang shou shu zai ri ben reng ran shi fa lu jin zhi de jin ji . dang ma yi sheng bei bing huan jia shu yu juan zeng zhe jia shu de sheng sheng hu huan da dong, ji jiang zuo chu zui hou de pan duan
Yajikita Dochu Teresuko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hito ga hito o aisuru koto no dō shiyō mo nasa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nami (Mai Kitajima) is a popular actress, but in her personal life, her marriage is at a crisis point as her husband, Yosuke (Toshiyuki Nagashima), a fellow actor, keeps having affairs. The new film they are working on together is about a heroine who kills her husband and his mistress. The film is drawing a lot of public attention because of its casting, where Nami is the heroine, her husband is played by Yosuke, complete with Yosuke's mistress playing the part of the mistress. Then Katsuragi (Naoto Takenaka), an editor, asks Nami for an interview. Nami accepts it as if superseding herself on the character in the film--AsianWiki
Erunesuto : mō hitori no Gebara = Ernesto( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The first film in forty years to be co-produced by Cuba and Japan, it recounts the story of Freddy Maymura Hurtado who was a Bolivian man of Japanese descent. He joined the freedom fighters lead by Che Guevara in 1966 and was martyred at the age of twenty five. Aiming to rid his world of injustice and the gap between the rich and powerful and the rest of us the inspiring film reminds the viewer of the need for living with a purpose. Ernesto means 'serious, ' but was also Che Guevara's first name."--IMDb, May 31, 2018
Bai xue gong zhu sha ren shi jian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Ganran liedao Kansen rettō = Pandemic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tono, risoku de gozaru!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A film adaptation of Isoda Michifumi's original novel which is based on a true story from the middle Edo Period. It comically depicts the efforts of Yoshiokajuku, an inn town in Sendai fief, to save themselves from impoverishment by running a moneylending enterprise against the fiefdom. At the helm is The Inerasable director Nakamura Yoshihiro. On the verge of financial crisis, the Sendai fiefdom levies a heavy tax upon its inhabitants resulting in bankruptcies and people fleeing town in succession. A merchant of Yoshiokajuku, Kokudaya Juzaburo (Abe Sadawo), devises a relief plan to loan money to the fief with a partner and distribute the interest among the people"--JFDB
 
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Alternative Names
Gorō Yasukawa

Gorō, Yasukawa 1965-

Gorō Yasukawa compositeur japonais

Gorō Yasukawa Japanese composer

Gorō Yasukawa japanischer Komponist

Gorō Yasukawa Japans componist

Ясукава, Горо

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