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Juzo Itami

AKA Yoshihiro Ikeuchi

Born: 15-May-1933
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 20-Dec-1997
Location of death: Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Buried, Rishoin Temple

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: Japan
Executive summary: Tampopo

Itami's death is alleged to have been a mob hit in the book Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan by Jake Adelstein (2009).

[1] Apparently leaped off the roof of his Tokyo office.

Father: Mansaku Itami (b. 2-Jan-1900, d. 21-Sep-1946)
Sister: Yukari Ikeuchi
Wife: Kazuko Kawakita (m. 1960, div. 1966)
Wife: Nobuko Miyamoto (m. 1969, two sons)

    High School: Matsuyama Higashi High School, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
    High School: Matsuyama Minami High School, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

    Assassination Attempt attacked with a razor (22-May-1992)
    Japanese Ancestry

    Minbo: or, The Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (13-Sep-1992)
    A Taxing Woman's Return (15-Jan-1988)
    A Taxing Woman (7-Feb-1987)
    Tampopo (23-Nov-1985)
    The Funeral (17-Nov-1984)

    MacArthur's Children (23-Jun-1984)
    The Family Game (4-Jun-1983)
    The Makioka Sisters (21-May-1983)
    Sing a Song of Sex (23-Feb-1967)
    Lord Jim (25-Feb-1965)
    55 Days at Peking (29-May-1963)

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