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Yoshitaka Asama

Yoshitaka Asama was born in 1940 in Miyagi, Japan. He is a writer and director, known for The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Hidden Blade (2004) and The Yellow Handkerchief (1977). See full bio »


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 2004 The Hidden Blade (screenplay)
 2003 Tsuribaka nisshi 14 (writer)
 2002 The Twilight Samurai (screenplay)
 2000 A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen (screenplay)
 1998 Gakko III (writer)
 1998 Tsuribaka Nisshi 10 (writer)
 1991 Musuko
 1989 Harasu no ita hibi (writer)
 1988 Hope and Pain (writer)
 1987 Tora-san Goes North (written by)
 1985 Tora-san, the Go-between (written by)
 1984 Tora-san's Forbidden Love (written by)
 1983 Tora-san Goes Religious? (writer)
 1983 Tora-san's Song of Love (written by)
 1982 Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1982 Tora-san, the Expert (written by)
 1982 Ekisutora
 1981 Tora-san's Love in Osaka (written by)
 1979 Tora-san's Dream of Spring (screenplay)
 1979 Tora-san, the Matchmaker (written by)
 1978 Talk of the Town Tora-san (written by)
 1978 Stage-struck Tora-san (writer)
 1978 Branch School Diary (writer)
 1977 The Yellow Handkerchief (screenplay)
 1977 Tora-san Meets His Lordship (written by)
 1976 Tora's Pure Love (written by)
 1976 The Village
 1973 Tora-san Loves an Artist (writer)
 1973 Tora-san's Forget Me Not (writer)
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