Character: Mr. Osato
Actor: Teru Shimada
Movie: You Only Live Twice
Age: Early 50's
Appearence: Japanese nationallity, white hair, dark eyes and a
thin white moustache.
A hapless pawn in Blofeld's game of world domination, Mr. Osato
is the chief executive of Osato Enterprises. In You Only Live
Twice, he is closely involved in the SPECTRE plot to start a world
war by sabotaging space exploratory missions by both the U.S.
and Russia and supplies numerous technical innovations to the
SPECTRE space race.
Osata was a powerful and respected businessman in Japan as head
of Osato Chemical and Engineering Company. Although respected
it was discovered that Osato was in fact corrupt and working for
Mr Osato was responsible for suppling SPECTRE with liquid oxygen
which was used to fuel their rocket. Osato was ordered by Blofeld
to have Bond assasinated, after they realised he was a British
secret agent. After several unsucessful attempts on Bond's life,
Osato was executed by Blofeld, for failure.