It's the Japanese equivalent of God
or Jesus Christ
. This is because of his immense talent as a filmmaker, comedian, writer, social commentator, satire, painter, killer, finger-cutter, hiker, athlete, stopping bullets with his chin, slapping drug-dealers around at public restrooms around 20 times in a single cut, storming and destroying magazine studios like "FRY DAY" who dare to tarnish his name, getting arrested after storming magazine studios like "FRY DAY" who dare to tarnish his name, resurrecting after mortal motorcycle accidents and coming back even more badass than before and discovering new talents, cooking, etc.
He is also the man Chuck Norris
and Jack Bauer
combined wish they could be.
"Takeshi Kitano died and came back to life! Now he has a broken wrist, an eyepatch, sticks chopsticks to Yakuza henchmen's eyes... and paints! God help us!
-Did you say 'God'?
-You're right--oh my..."