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Jirô Taniguchi (1947–2017)

Jirô Taniguchi was born on August 12, 1947 in Tottori, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Everesuto: Kamigami no itadaki (2016), Ôinaru gen'ei (1999) and Quartier lointain (2010). He died on February 11, 2017. See full bio »


(age 69)

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Ôinaru gen'ei
Quartier lointain
Kodoku no gurume


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 2018 The Summit of the Gods (manga) (filming)
 2012-2017 Kodoku no gurume (TV Series) (manga - 73 episodes)
- Episode #6.12 (2017) ... (manga)
- Episode #6.11 (2017) ... (manga)
- Episode #6.10 (2017) ... (manga)
- Episode #6.9 (2017) ... (manga)
- Episode #6.8 (2017) ... (manga)
 2017 Un ciel radieux (TV Movie) (manga)
 2017 Kodoku no Gurume: New Year Special (TV Movie) (manga)
 2014 Jiken'ya kagyô 2 (TV Movie) (manga)
 2013 Jiken'ya kagyô (TV Movie) (manga)
 2010 Quartier lointain (manga "Harukanaru machi e")
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 2010 Quartier lointain
Le passager dans le train

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He cites Chinese artistry and French-Belgian comics (particularly Hergé) as an influence on his artwork. See more »


His protagonists are usually ordinary people, based on himself, who lead ordinary lives and occasionally do incredible feats. See more »

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