Takayuki Yamada

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Takayuki Yamada
NYAFF 2011 Star Asia Awards - TAKAYUKI YAMADA - 18.jpg
NYAFF 2011 Star Asia Awards - TAKAYUKI YAMADA - 18
Native name 山田 孝之
Born (1983-10-20) October 20, 1983 (age 32)
Satsumasendai, Kagoshima, Japan
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1998–present
In this Japanese name, the family name is Yamada.

Takayuki Yamada (山田 孝之 Yamada Takayuki?, born October 20, 1983 in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima) is a Japanese actor and a singer.


Yamada played a leading role in the 2005 film, Densha Otoko.[1] He has also appeared in the films such as Vengeance Can Wait,[2] 13 Assassins,[3] Milocrorze,[4] and Lesson of the Evil.[5]

Yamada received the Star Asia Rising Star Award at the New York Asian Film Festival in 2011.[6]





Year Title Peak chart position
2002 All I Want for This Summer Is You

Awards and nominations[edit]



  1. ^ Adam Campbell (November 22, 2005). "Midnight Eye review: Train Man". Midnight Eye. 
  2. ^ Charles Webb (July 19, 2011). "Japan Cuts 2011: VENGEANCE CAN WAIT Review". Twitch Film. 
  3. ^ Mark Schilling (September 24, 2010). "'Jusannin no Shikaku (13 Assassins)'". The Japan Times. 
  4. ^ Ronnie Scheib (August 2, 2011). "Milocrorze". Variety. 
  5. ^ Deborah Young (November 9, 2012). "Lesson of the Evil (Aku no Kyoten): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  6. ^ Ben Umstead (July 5, 2011). "NYAFF 2011: An Interview With Takayuki Yamada, Star of 13 ASSASSINS & MILOCRORZE". Twitch Film. 

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