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‘Detective Chinatown 3’ cast: Wang Baoqiang, Liu Haoran’s 6 Japanese co-actors

Starring Wang Baoqiang and Liu Haoran, “Detective Chinatown 3” (唐人街探案 3) debuted to RMB 2.56 billion ($398 million), the biggest opening weekend ever in a single territory. It broke the record set by “Endgame” in April 2019 with $357 million.

“Detective Chinatown 3” hit theaters in China on February 12, 2021. It is a comedy-mystery buddy film directed by Chen Sicheng.

Chen co-wrote the screenplay with Wusi Liu, Nomy Xu, Yining Yan, Chun Zhang and Lian Zhou. The story revolves around Tang Ren (Wang) and Qin Feng (Liu), who are invited to Tokyo, Japan to investigate a crime that has occurred there, which leads to a battle between the strongest detectives in Asia.

 

Joining Chinese actors Zhang Zifeng, Xiao Yang, Shang Yuxian, Cheng Xiao and Chen Zheyuan in the “Detective Chinatown 3” cast are several non-Chinese actors including Tony Jaa of Thailand. These six Japanese actors are also in the cast:

 

Tomokazu Miura (三浦 友和)

  • birthplace: Enzan, Yamanashi, Japan
  • age: 69
  • recent films: “Al Amok” (2020), “Voices in the Wind” (2020)

 

Honami Suzuki (鈴木 保奈美)

  • birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • age: 54
  • recent films: “Kanon” (2016), “Perfect Stranger” (2021)

 

Tadanobu Asano (佐藤 忠信)

  • birthplace: Yokohama, Japan
  • age: 47
  • recent films: “Minamata” (2020), “Labyrinth of Cinema” (2020), “Independence of Japan” (2020)

 

Satoshi Tsumabuki (妻夫木聡)

  • birthplace: Yanagawa, Fukuoka, Japan
  • age: 40
  • recent films: “Not Quite Dead Yet” (2020), “Shape of Red” (2020), “The Asadas” (2020), “I Never Shot Anyone” (2020), “Stand by Me Doraemon 2” (2020)

 

Masami Nagasawa (長澤 まさみ)

  • birthplace: Iwata, Japan
  • age: 33
  • recent films: “The Confidence Man JP: Episode of the Princess” (2020), “Mother” (2020), “Shin Ultraman” (2021), “Under the Open Sky” (2021), “Masquerade Night” (2021)

 

Shōta Sometani (染谷 将太)

  • birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • age: 28
  • recent films: “Stare” (2020), “First Love” (2020), “Runway” (2020)

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