Director Eli Roth cast Miike in a cameo role in his 2006 horror film Hostel.
He is almost never publicly seen without wearing sunglasses.
Takashi claims Starship Troopers to be his favorite movie.
His films are often very provocative, based on extreme violence and sexual taboos.
Takashi directed a new version of Ultraman recently for Japanese TV.
His last name is pronounced "MEE-KAY."
Takashi: I go to the dentist, not a shrink.
Takashi Miike: Many films are made with the image of what a Japanese film should be like. Some films venture outside those expectations a little bit, but I feel we should break them.