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Renzaburô Shibata (1917–1978)

Graduated in Literature for the Keio University. Debuted as a writer in 1938 with "Elegy", but the II World War cut his career until 1949, when he resumed his activity. In 1951 he was finalist in the Akutagawa Prize (which he won next year) for his novel "Death Mask". From 1956 his novels were made into movies, the first of them being "8th Cell". ... See full bio »


(age 61)

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 2017 Nemuri Kyôshirô: the Final (TV Movie) (based on the novel by) (post-production)
 1995 Gokenin Zankurô (TV Series) (novel)
 1991 Okappiki dobu (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by)
 1991 Kanei Fuun Roku (TV Movie) (original story)
 1982 Nemuri Kyôshirô: Engetsu Sappô (TV Series) (novel)
 1972 Okappiki dobu (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by)
 1970 Ezo yakata no ketto (story)
 1968 Kaidan zankoku monogatari (novel "Kaidan Kasane-ga-fuchi")
 1965 Ken ki (novel)
 1964 Zoku zûzûshii yatsu (story)
 1964 Zûzûshii yatsu (story)
 1962 Akai kage-bôshi (story)
 1962 Kiru (novel)
 1958 Ginza no sabaku (story)
 1957 Genji Kurô Sassôki: Nuregami Nitoryu (original story)
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