Masanobu Takashima

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Masanobu Takashima
Native name 高嶋政伸
Born (1966-10-27) 27 October 1966 (age 51)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present
Notable credit(s) L: Change the World as Daisuke Matoba
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Children 1
Relatives Tadao Takashima (father),
Hanayo Sumi (mother),
Masahiro Takashima (brother)

Masanobu Takashima (高嶋政伸, Takashima Masanobu) is a Japanese film and television actor.


He has appeared in over twenty television productions and ten films in Japan and other countries as well.[citation needed]

Takashima appeared as Daisuke Matoba in the 2008 film L: Change the World (also known as Death Note: L Change the World) (2008).[1]



Year Title Role
1989 Godzilla vs. Biollante Major Sho Kuroki
2004 Infection Dr. Uozumi[2]
2008 L: Change the World Daisuke Matoba[1]
2015 Assassination Classroom Akira Takaoka
2018 Laplace's Witch
Hibiki: Shōsetsuka ni Naru Hōhō


Personal life[edit]

Takashima is the son of actor Tadao Takashima and actress Hanayo Sumi, and younger brother of actor Masahiro Takashima.


  1. ^ a b Staff writer (undated) "News Headline" (in Japanese language). Warner Bros. Japan. Accessed 18 January 2010.
  2. ^ Stuart Galbraith IV (16 May 2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. p. 434. ISBN 978-1-4616-7374-3.

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