Kanjūrō Arashi (嵐 寛壽郎 Arashi Kanjūrō, 8 December 1903 – 21 October 1980) was a Japanese film actor. He entered the film industry in 1927 and came to fame playing Kurama Tengu, a character in the Bakumatsu era created by Jirō Osaragi in his novels. In the 1950s he portrayed the Emperor Meiji in several hit films and appeared in yakuza films in the 1960s. His nickname was "Arakan."
His filmography includes over 300 films:
- Kurama Tengu (鞍馬天狗, Kurama Tengu) (1928)
- Kurama Tengu: Kyōfu Jidai (鞍馬天狗 恐怖時代, The Frightful Era of Kurama Tengu) (1928)
- Kurama Tengu ōedo ihen (鞍馬天狗 大江戸異変 ) (1950)
- Meiji tennō to Nichiro daisensō (明治天皇と日露大戦争) (1957)
- Kyōen Kobanzame (侠艶小判鮫, Kyōen Kobanzame) (1958)
- Abashiri Prison (網走番外地, Abashiri Bangaichi) (1965)
- The Profound Desire of the Gods (神々の深き欲望, Kamigami no Fukaki Yokubo) (1968)
- Higashi Shinakai (1968)
- Takenaka, Rō (1976). Kurama tengu no ojisan wa: kikigaki Arakan ichi-dai. Shirakawa Shoin.
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