Japan Creator Bank


Shin Adachi

Shin Adachi

Date of Birth
June 10, 1972
English level
Conversational level
Grew up in Tottori Prefecture. Graduate of Japan Academy of the Moving Image (now the Japan Institute of the Moving Image). After graduation he studied under Shinji Somai and started writing scenarios after working as an assistant director or working in theaters. 2016: debut as a director of “Jūshi no Yoru (One Night when I was 14).”

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2014 100 yen Love
screenplay (live action) 2015 Obon no Otōto (The Brother came home)
screenplay (live action) 2016 Jūshi no yoru (One Night when I was 14)
screenplay (live action) 2017 Demekin (Popeyed)
screenplay (live action) 2018 Usohappyaku (Full of Lies)
screenplay (live action) 2018 Shino-chan wa jibun no namae ga ienai (Shino cannot say her own name)
screenplay (live action) 2019 Kodomo Shokudō (A Diner for Kids)
screenplay (live action) 2019 Kibaiyanse! Watshi (Hang on!)
screenplay (live action) 2020 A Beloved Wife Director and Writer
screenplay (live action) 2020 Underdog

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2013 38th TV Drama Grand Prix Sachi to Mayu
2015 17th Ryuzo Kikushima Award 100 yen Love
2015 37th Yokohama Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay (Obon no Otōto (The Brother came home), 100 yen Love) Obon no Otōto (The Brother came home), 100 yen Love
2015 39th Japan Academy Film Prize, Best Screenplay (100 yen Love) 100 yen Love
2016 4th Ichikawa Shin’ichi Award for Screenplay Sachi to Mayu
2019 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival for Best Screenplay A Beloved Wife