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Hirô Matsuda

Hirô Matsuda was born in 1933 in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. He is a writer and director, known for The Shogun's Samurai (1978), Shaso (1989) and Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972). See full bio »
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 2008 Yagyû ichizoku no imbô (TV Movie) (idea - as Hiroo Matsuda)
 1998 Puraido: Unmei no toki (writer)
 1992 Succession
 1991 Ryakudatsu ai (original story) / (screenplay)
 1990 Isan sôzoku
 1989 Shaso (writer)
 1988 Hanazono no meikyu (writer)
 1987 Yogisha
 1986 Michi (screenplay)
 1985 Gray Sunset
 1984 Jo no mai
 1982 Yûkai hôdô
 1979 Sono go no jingi naki tatakai (screenplay)
 1978 Message from Space (writer)
 1978 The Shogun's Samurai (writer)
 1977 Jingi to kôsô (written by - as Hiro'o Matsuda)
 1973 Zenka onna: koroshi-bushi (screenplay - as Hiroo Matsuda)
 1969 Black Rose (writer)
 1968 Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot (TV Series) (teleplay - 10 episodes)
- The Last of Emperor Guillotine (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Drakulon, Creature of Doom (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Hydrazona, a Terrifying Bacteria (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Dr. Eingali, Master of Evil (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Clash of the Giant Robot (1968) ... (teleplay)
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Alternate Names:

Hiro'o Matsuda | Hiroo Matsuda

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