Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Shinobu Yaguchi

Shinobu Yaguchi

Director
Date of Birth
May 30, 1967
Career
Yaguchi won the Grand Prix at the Pia Film Festival in 1990 with his work ”Ameonna”. In 1993, he directed his first theatrical movie ”Down the Drain”. His movie ”Waterboys” became a big hit and was awarded Prizes for Screenplay of the Year and Director of the Year at the 25th Japan Academy Prize.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Dance with Me
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Survival Family
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Wood Job
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 Robo-G
Movie (Live-Action) 2008 Happy Flight
Movie (Live-Action) 2004 Swing Girls
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Waterboys
Movie (Live-Action) 1999 Adrenaline Drive
Movie (Live-Action) 1997 My Secret Cache
Movie (Live-Action) 1993 Down the Drain

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 25th Japan Academy Prize Screenplay of the Year, Director of the Year Waterboys
- 28th Japan Academy Prize Screenplay of the Year, Director of the Year Swing Girls
- Bridge of Arts International Motivational Film Festival Best Director Survival Family
- Toronto Japanese Film Festival Special Director Award Dance with Me