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Yukio Mishima (1925–1970)


Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo in 1925. He attended the University of Tokyo. His first work of fiction, a short story, was published when he was a first-year student. For the rest of his life he wrote - to enormous popular and critical acclaim - plays, poetry, essays, and novels. His first full-length novel, the autobiographical "Confessions of a... See full bio »

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(age 45) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

The School of Flesh
(1998)
Enjô
Enjô Writer
(1958)
Haru no yuki
Haru no yuki Writer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2008 Rokumeikan (TV Movie) (play)
 2005 Haru no yuki (novel)
 2005 Sóhajok (play)
 1998 The School of Flesh (novel)
 1992 Markisinnan de Sade (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Rokumeikan (play)
 1985 Shiosai (novel)
 1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (novels: "The Temple of the Golden Pavilion", "Kyoko's House" and "Runaway Horses - uncredited)
 1984 A Marquesa de Sade (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 Kinkakuji (novel "Temple of the Golden Pavilion")
 1976 The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (novel "Gogo no eiko")
 1975 Shiosai (novel)
 1972 Ongaku (novel)
 1971 Shiosai (novel)
 1969 Black Rose (play)
 1968 Kuro tokage (stage adaptation)
 1966 Ai no kawaki (novel)
 1966 Die hundertste Nacht (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Patriotism (Short)
 1965 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "Sotoba komachi" - 1 episode)
- Sadas yö (1965) ... (play "Sotoba komachi")
 1964 Kemono no tawamure (novel)
 1964 Shiosai (novel)
 1964 Hanjo (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Ken (novel)
 1962 Kurotokage (stage adaptation)
 1961 Ojôsan (novel)
 1959 Fudôtoku kyôiku kôza (based on the book by)
 1958 Enjô (novel)
 1957 Bitoku no yoromeki (novel)
 1957 Nagasugita haru (novel)
 1954 Shiosai (novel)
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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Kon Ichikawa] One of Japan's greatest directors.

Trivia:

One motivation for Mishima's devotion to body-building was his self-consciousness about his height: 5'1". (1.55m). When arranging his marriage (which he did just to appease his traditionally-minded parents), he stipulated that his bride must not be interested in his work and must not be taller than him. See more »

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