Sabu as Kaneko in Ichi the Killer

Sabu, also known as Hiroyuki Tanaka (田中洋之 Tanaka Hiroyuki) is a Japanese actor, screenwriter, and director.

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  • Name: Sabu
  • Real name: Hiroyuki Tanaka (田中洋之 Tanaka Hiroyuki)
  • Birth date: November 18, 1964
  • Birthplace: Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan


  • 1992 Yokohama Film Festival
  • 1997 Yokohama Film Festival
  • 1998 Bangkok Film Festival
  • 1999 Fantasporto
    • International Fantasy Film Award – Best Film for Dangan Runner (nominated)
  • 1999 Cognac Festival du Film Policier
  • 2000 Berlin International Film Festival
    • Don Quixote Award – Special Mention for Monday (won)
    • FIPRESCI Prize – Forum of New Cinema for Monday (won)
  • 2003 Fant-Asia Film Festival
    • Best Asian Film for Drive (won)
  • 2003 Berlin International Film Festival
  • 2003 Cinemanila International Film Festival




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