|Sei Hiraizumi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||June 2, 1944|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sei Hiraizumi is a Japanese actor and voice artist who joined the Daiei Film company in 1964 and then started his career as an actor. Over the years, he has been cast in a variety of shows and movies which include Osaka Tough Guys, Nemuri Kyōshirō Burai Hikae, The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch, Edo Jō Tairan, Yakuza Zessyō, Daimajin Okoru, Like a Rolling Stone, Ryoma Ansatsu, Tokyo Blackout, Haru, Weathering with You, L: Change the WorLd, Nobody Knows, Gold Medal Man, Chameleon, Shin Godzilla, Ōgon no Hibi, Taiyō ni Hoero!, Fireman, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Daitokai Tatakaino Hibi, Kumokiri Nizaemon, Ultraman R/B, G-Men ’75, Choushinsei Flashman, Sukeban Deka, The Family, Idaten, Reach Beyond the Blue Sky, and Amachan.
Nukata, Nukata District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Actor, Voice Artist
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Sei Hiraizumi is of Japanese descent.
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Sei Hiraizumi Facts
- He portrayed the character of Ii Naomasa, a general under the Sengoku period daimyō, and later shōgun, Tokugawa Ieyasu who is regarded as one of the Four Guardians of the Tokugawa, in the television taiga drama series Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1983.
- In 1995, Sei Hiraizumi co-starred in the action-comedy film Osaka Tough Guys. It follows 2 high school boys who happen to get involved with the yakuza.
- He played Kouichi Matsudo in the 2008 thriller film L: Change the World (stylized as L: change the WorLd). It is a spin-off to the Death Note film series.
- In 2016, Sei Hiraizumi was seen as the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in the kaiju film Shin Godzilla, the 31st installment in the Godzilla franchise.
- He provided vocals to the character of Detective Yasui in the 2019 animated romantic fantasy film Weathering with You. The film follows a high school boy who runs away from his rural home to Tokyo and befriends an orphan girl who has the ability to control the weather.
- In 2021, Sei Hiraizumi appeared as Shibusawa Sōsuke, Eiichi’s uncle, in the historical drama television series Reach Beyond the Blue Sky. The show revolves around Shibusawa Eiichi, a Japanese industrialist widely known today as the “father of Japanese capitalism”.