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Sonny Chiba (1939 - )

A.K.A. Shin`ichi Chiba

Sonny Chiba in 'Shogun's Shadow'

Film Deaths:[]

  • Gang Vs G-Men (Gyangu tai G-men) (1962) [Osamu]: Tortured to death by Tetsurô Tanba 's men. 
  • Diaries of the Kamikaze (Aa doki no sakura) (1967) [Second Sublieutenant Hanzawa] Dies when he crashes his plane into a ship.
  • Okinawa Yakuza War (Okinawa Yakuza Senso) (1976) [Seigou Kunigami]: Shot to death by Tsunehiko Watase.
  • The Fall of Ako Castle (Akô-jô danzetsu) (1978) [Kazuemon Fuwa]: Commits hara-kiri off-screen. We see him preparing for it and we are told that he committed hara-kiri after the fact.
  • Hunter in the Dark  (Yami no karyudo) (1979) [Samon Shimoguni]: Stabbed in the stomach with a sword in a duel with Tatsuya Nakadai. (They both kill each other during the duel.)
  • The Resurrection of the the Golden Wolf (Yomigaeru kinrô) (1979) [Mitsuhiko Sakurai]: Shot to death by assassins on top of a garbage heap.
  • G.I. Samurai (Sengoku jieitai; Time Slip) (1979) [Lt. Yoshiaki Iba]: Shot in the chest with a rifle by Isao Natsuyagi, after challenging Isao to a sword duel.
  • Shogun's Ninja (Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu) (1980) [Shiranui Shogen]: Killed in a duel with Hiroyuki Sanada.
  • Virus (Day of Resurrection; Fukkatsu no hi) (1980) [Dr. Yamauchi]: Dies when the base he is on is hit by a nuclear bomb.
  • Legend of the Eight Samurai (Satomi hakken-den) (1983) [Inuyama Dosetsu Tadatomo]: Stabbed in the stomach and back with swords and crushed by falling pillars.
  • Sure Death Revenge (Hissatsu 4: Urami harashimasu) (1987) [Bunshichi]: Has a sai thrown at thrown at him that hits him in the stomach. He dies in the arms of his characters son.
  • Shogun's Shadow (Shogun Iemitsu no ranshin) (1989) [Iba Shoemon]: Hit in the forehead with a lead ball by Ken Ogata giving Ken enough time to distract Sonny so he can get in close and stab him in the stomach with a sword.
  • Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992) [Horikoshi] Commits suicide by crashing his plane. 
  • Double Cross (Triple Cross; Itsuka giragirasuruhi) (1992) [Shiba]: Shot to death in a warehouse.
  • Battle Royale II (Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka) (2003) [Makio Mimura]: Dies when he and his men blow up the building they are in. It just shows Sonny running into a room and then a big explosion which then goes to an outside view of the building collapsing.
  • Legend of the Seven Monks (Masutâ obu sandâ: Kessen!!; Fuuma ryuuko-den) (2006) [Genryuu a bonze]: Dies in the films climatic duel.

TV Deaths:[]

  • Space Sheriff Gavan (Uchū Keiji Gyaban) (1982) [Space Sheriff Voicer]: Succumbs to injuries sustained during his capture and torture by the Space Crime Organization Makuu, after being rescued by Kenji Ohba.