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I'm happy that my films were discovered by chance by foreign film festivals. That makes me realize more that there is a world outside Japan too. For me, it's an occasion to meet many people and to experience directly the response of international audiences to my films. But for me as a director, my attitude towards making films hasn't changed with the fame. I feel it's not good to change as a ...
By 2017 became one of the rare directors who has helmed over 100 films.
Strong sense of childhood nostalgia is present in almost all of his films. Along with a glorification of friendship and traditional family units, both normal - Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha
(2000) - and perverse - _Bijitâ Q (2001)_.