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In the Japanese animated series Speed Racer (1967), the hero was named Go Mifune as a tribute to him and the M on the hood of the Mach 5 and Speed Racer's helmet was in tribute to him.
Rashomon (1950) was a failure in Japan. We had no idea that it had been submitted to Venice. Kurosawa didn't go to the festival, neither did I. And hardly anyone knew it won the grand prize. There was a small article in a Japanese newspaper, that ...
Internationally associated almost solely with parts as samurai, both heroic and less so (despite many modern day parts in his time)
Tsingtao, China [now Qingdao, Shandong, China]
Mitaka city, Tokyo, Japan
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