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Shôtarô Ikenami (1923–1990)

Before World War II, he worked as a stock broker in a Tokyo company. Later, he was a pupil of the Shin Hasegawa theatre script studio, and finally he decided to become a novelist. He was a very prolific writer, and in the 1950s, some of his novels and stories begin to be converted into movies, the first of them being "Fighting Spirit Tear of ... See full bio »


(age 67)

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 2015 Kumokiri Nizaemon (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #2.8 (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #2.7 (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
 2008 Kenkyaku shôbai: Haru no arashi (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1998 Kenkaku shôbai (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (based on the novel by)
 1990 Shikakenin Fujieda Baian (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 Onihei hankachô (TV Series) (novel)
 1981 Shikake-nin Baian (novel)
 1979 Hunter in the Dark (novel)
 1978 Kumokiri Nizaemon (story)
 1974 The Last Samurai (story)
 1973 Hissatsu shikakenin (novel)
 1972-1973 Hissatsu shikakenin (TV Series) (novel - 31 episodes)
- Shikakenin okite ni chôsen! (1973) ... (novel)
- Seigi ni karamareta shikakenin (1973) ... (novel)
- Shikake ni kita shinda otoko (1973) ... (novel)
- Wana ni shikakeru (1973) ... (novel)

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