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Yamada Yoji graduated Tokyo University in 1954, the year he joined Shochiku as an assistant director. In 1969, he launched the popular "Tora-san" series, the world's longest theatrical film series. "The Twilight Samurai" (The Twilight Samurai (2002)) marks his 77th film as well as his 41th year as a director since his first film in 1961: Nikai no ... See full bio »

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58 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Twilight Samurai
(2002)
A Class to Remember
(1993)
Bushi no ichibun
(2006)

Filmography

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 2017 Kazoku wa tsuraiyo 2 (screenplay) (filming)
 2016 Kazoku wa tsuraiyo (screenplay)
 2015 Haha to kuraseba (screenplay)
 2014 Chiisai ouchi (screenplay)
 2013 Tôkyô kazoku (screenplay)
 2011 Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2010 Kyoto uzumasa monogatari (original story) / (screenplay)
 2010 Otôto (screenplay)
 2009 Tsuribaka nisshi 20 (screenplay)
 2008 Kabei: Our Mother (adaptation)
 2007 Tsuribaka Nisshi 18 (adaptation)
 2006 Bushi no ichibun (written by)
 2006 Deguchi no nai umi (screenplay)
 2005 Sokoku (TV Movie) (story)
 2004 Kakushi ken oni no tsume (screenplay)
 2003 Tsuribaka nisshi 14 (writer)
 2002 The Twilight Samurai (screenplay)
 2000 A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen (screenplay)
 1998 Gakko III (writer)
 1998 Tsuribaka Nisshi 10 (writer)
 1996 Gakko II
 1995 Toki no kagayaki (screenplay)
 1993 Tsuribaka nisshi 6 (writer)
 1993 A Class to Remember (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Musuko
 1989 Free and Easy II (writer)
 1989 Harasu no ita hibi (writer)
 1988 Tsuribaka nisshi (writer)
 1988 Hope and Pain (writer)
 1988 Lady Camellia (writer)
 1987 Tora-san Goes North (characters) / (screenplay)
 1985 Tora-san, the Go-between (characters) / (written by)
 1984 Tora-san's Forbidden Love (characters) / (written by)
 1983 Tora-san Goes Religious? (writer)
 1983 Natsukashii furaibo (screenplay)
 1983 Tora-san's Song of Love (characters) / (written by)
 1983 Matsumoto Seichô no Zero no shôten (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1982 Tora-san, the Expert (characters) / (written by)
 1981 Tora-san's Love in Osaka (characters) / (written by)
 1980 A Distant Cry from Spring (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Tora-san's Dream of Spring (characters) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Tora-san, the Matchmaker (characters) / (written by)
 1978 Talk of the Town Tora-san (characters) / (written by)
 1978 Stage-struck Tora-san (writer)
 1977 The Yellow Handkerchief (screenplay)
 1977 Tora-san Meets His Lordship (written by)
 1976 Tora's Pure Love (creator) / (written by)
 1975 The Village
 1974 Tokyo do mannaka (screenplay)
 1973 Tora-san Loves an Artist (writer)
 1973 Tora-san's Forget Me Not (writer)
 1972 Home from the Sea (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 Where Spring Comes Late (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 Tora-san's Grand Scheme (story)
 1969 Zoku otoko wa tsurai yo (characters) / (written by)
 1969 Am I Trying (characters) / (written by)
  Otoko wa tsurai yo (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969)
- Episode #1.26 (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1969 Kigeki ippatsu dai hisshou (screenplay)
 1968 Minagoroshi no reika (writer)
 1968 Fukeba tobuyona otokodaga (writer)
 1967 Onna no issho
 1967 Ai no Sanka (screenplay)
 1966 Ohana han
 1966 Danryu (screenplay)
 1966 Un ga yokerya
 1964 Zoku Haikei Tenno Heika Sama (screenplay)
 1963 Shitamachi no taiyô (writer)
 1961 Koi no gashû
 1960 Kiiroi sakurambo (screenplay)
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