Japan Creator Bank


Yasutoshi Murakawa

Yasutoshi Murakawa

Date of Birth
May 31, 1971
Yasutoshi Murakawa wrote and directed his first independent movie, which was awarded in Indies Movie Festival and was released in 2003. He later studied under Yumiko Inoue, Takuya Nishioka and Hiroshi Kashiwabara at scenario school. He debuted with “Nozokiya (A Peeper)” in 2006.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
teleplay (live action) 2006 Nozokiya (A Peeper)
screenplay (live action) 2008 Chanbara Beauty
teleplay (animated) 2009 Golgo 13
screenplay (live action) 2009 Wangan Midnight
teleplay (animated) 2012 Case Closed
screenplay (live action) 2014 Iron Girl: Ultimate Weapon
screenplay (live action) 2015 Scarecrow and Racket: Aki and Tamako’s Summer Vacation
screenplay (live action) 2018 Happy Mail
screenplay (live action) 2018 My Train Diary
screenplay (live action) 2019 Iron Girl: Final Wars

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2000 The 5th Indies Movie Festival
2015 The 3rd Japan Action Award for Best Action Work