Yoshishige Shimatani

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Yoshishige Shimatani
Yoshishige Shimatani
Born March 5, 1951[1]
Occupation Film producer, businessman (Chairman and Representative Director of Toho, etc.)
First work Virus (1980)
Notable work 13 Assassins (2010)
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Yoshishige Shimatani (島谷 能成,   Shimatani Yoshishige) is a Japanese businessman and film producer. He currently holds the positions of Chairman and Representative Director of Toho, Director of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings and Tokyo Rakutenchi, and Outside Director of Fuji Media Holdings and Tokyo Kaikan.[1] Shimatani joined Toho in April 1975, gradually ascending the corporate ladder through the 21st century; he was promoted to Director in 2001, to Senior Director in 2005, to Executive Director in 2007, and to President and Representative Director in 2011, before finally attaining the highest-ranking position, Chairman, in 2022.[1][2] He also served as the President of Toho Pictures from April 15, 2010 to April 26, 2012, succeeding Shogo Tomiyama and being replaced by Minami Ichikawa.

Selected filmography

Executive producer


  • Bye-Bye Jupiter (1984) - Marketing producer [with Tadahiko Maeda, Hideo Shikano]
  • Gunhed (1989) - Producer [with Tetsuhisa Yamada]
  • Monkey Magic (2007) - Co-executive producer [with Kenji Shimizu, Michi Ijima]

External links


  1. With Toshiaki Harada, Sumio Kiga, Iwao Sezaki, and Shinya Egawa.
  2. With Machihiro Kameya and Shuji Abe.
  3. With Iwao Sezaki, Kunikatsu Kondo, Sumio Kiga, Shinya Egawa, and Hiromi Kadokawa.
  4. With Ryuichi Mori, Machihiro Kameya, Yoshikiyo Arai, Osamu Kamei, and Katsumi Shibata.
  5. With Kazuyoshi Seki.
  6. With Kunikatsu Kondo, Yuji Shimamoto, Hiromu Kitagawa, Yoshiro Hosono, Manabu Hisayasu, Osamu Kamei, and Teruo Tsuneda.
  7. With Yuji Shimamoto, and Osamu Kamei.
  8. With Yoshinobu Kosugi, Shuji Abe, Osamu Kamei, Fumihiro Hirai, Yuji Shimamoto, Shinichiro Nishigaki, Sho Otsuki, Tatsuo Shimamura, and Tsutomu Takano.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 With Toru Horikoshi, Osamu Kamei, Fumihiro Hirai, Shinichiro Nishigaki, Yuji Shimamoto, Sho Otsuki, Kazutoshi Wadakura, Nobuhito Nagasaka, and Toru Itabashi.
  10. With Soichiro Hashi and Yoshiro Yasunaga.
  11. With Yoichi Shimada, Shuji Abe, Yuji Shimamoto, Osamu Kamei, Shinichiro Nishigaki, Sho Otsuki, Tatsuo Shimamura and Tsutomu Takano.
  12. With Kaori Watanabe, Akio Kobayashi, Osamu Kamei, Ryuichi Tatsumi, Masashi Nakao, Akira Hagari, Yuichiro Kitayama, Hiroyuki Ishii, Tatsuo Shimamura, Takaaki Kata, Kiyotaka Ninomiya, Hidenori Matsuda, and Tetsuya Matsumoto.
  13. 13.0 13.1 With Shosaku Oyama, Kazuhiko Torishima, Julie K. Fujishima, Yoshitaka Hori, Fumihiro Hirai, Hiroyasu Murakami, Yoshimitsu Ohashi, and Kenjiro Toba.


This is a list of references for Yoshishige Shimatani. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Watanabe, Noriaki (9 June 2023). "Notice of Convocation: The 129th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders" (PDF). Tokyo Kaikan.
  2. "Company Profile". Toho. Retrieved 14 August 2023.


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