During the 2016 Rio Olympics’ closing ceremony, Japanese Prime Minister cosplayed as Mario. Well, sorta. You probably thought it was cool. Beat Takeshi did not.
Once a yakuza... Always a yakuza.
Famed comedian, actor, director and television personality Beat Takeshi does not like anime. In particular, he mentioned the anime of Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki. But don't think for a second he doesn't recognize anime's importance. He does.
Forget canvases. Forget dull poses. Forget all that. That's exactly what artist Hikaru Cho is doing, so you should, too.
Beat Takeshi isn't just a comedian. Or an actor. Or a writer. Or a filmmaker. Or a variety show host. Or a video game designer. He's also an artist.
Last week, entertainer and filmmaker Beat Takeshi came under fire due to comments he made on Japanese television about gay marriage.
In 1986, Japanese comedian and actor Beat Takeshi designed a video game. A very hard video game.