THE RETURN OF AKIRA TAKARADA! The Celebrated Movie Star Has Come Back to Nakatsugawa!
He's back! Akira Takarada takes the stage once again in Nakatsugawa, Gifu, Japan.
Saturday, October 20, held the 90th anniversary celebration for Nakatsu Commercial High School in Nakatsugawa. Among the festivities, famed Toho actor Akira Takarada was invited as a guest of honor. His stay was brief. Takarada-san came from Tokyo and back on the same day, mere hours apart! Mr. Takarada once again sang the theme song to Toho's The Green Mountains (1957), video of which is at the bottom.