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Kan Shimozawa (1892–1968)

Kan Shimozawa graduated from the Department of Law of the University of Meiji. Then he decided to be a journalist and joined reputed Yomiuri Shinbun and later Tokyo Gendai. In the 20s he began to write novels and focused in period aventure dramas. From 1931 his novels were converted into movies (there are more than 100 film adaptations), but he ... See full bio »


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The Tale of Zatoichi
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 2008 Ichi (story and characters)
 2007 Zato Ichi: Stage Play (novel by)
 1989 Zatôichi (story)
 1974-1979 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- The Rainbow Journey (1979) ... (writer)
- The Dream Journey (1979) ... (writer)
- A Long Time Ago (1978) ... (writer)
- A Dream at the Awa Festival (1978) ... (writer)
- The woman who Betrayed Chuji (1978) ... (writer)
 1973 Zatoichi's Conspiracy (story)
 1972 Zatoichi in Desperation (story)
 1970 Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (characters)
 1968 Samaritan Zatoichi (story)
 1968 Zatoichi and the Fugitives (writer)
 1967 Zatoichi the Outlaw (story)
 1967 Zatoichi's Cane-sword (story)
 1966 Zatoichi's Vengeance (story)
 1965 Zatoichi sakate giri (story)
 1965 Zatoichi's Revenge (story)
 1964 Adventures of Zatoichi (story)
 1964 Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (stories)
 1964 Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (story)
 1963 Zatoichi on the Road (story)
 1963 Zatoichi the Fugitive (story)
 1963 New Tale of Zatoichi (story)
 1963 Shinsengumi Chronicles (based on the novel by)
 1962 Zoku Zatôichi monogatari (story)
 1962 The Tale of Zatoichi (short story)
 1961 Samurai (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Fushitaka (1961) ... (novel)
 1955 Ryanko no Yatarô (story)
 1954 Shinsengumi Oni Taicho (original story)
 1952 Suttobi kago (story)
 1950 Sengoku-matoi (story)
 1933 Bad Luck (story)
 1933 Kikugorô koshi kohen (original story)
 1932 Kikugorô goshi zenpen (original story)
 1931 Nagebushi Yanosuke: Edo no maki (original story)
 1931 Nagebushi Yanosuke: Michinoku no maki (original story)
 1931 Katana no naka no chichi (story)
 1931 Monsâburô no hide (original story)

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