Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Hirofumi Harada

Hirofumi Harada

Writer
Date of Birth
May 24, 1960
Career
Hirofumi Harada graduated from Sophia University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Philosophy in 1984. In 1995 he received the 7th Fuji TV Young Scenario Award with his script “Kendo Shojo (Kendo Girls)” and debuted as a professional playwright. Currently he writes mainly for NHK radio dramas and is active in various fields of movies and television.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2013 Under the Nagasaki Sky
screenplay (live action) 2012 Tabensai: Hiroshima Ramen Monogatari (Just Eat: Hiroshima Ramen Story)
screenplay (live action) 2006 Kaon
teleplay (live action) 2003~2009 Chugakusei Nikki (Middle School Student Diary) Series
teleplay (live action) 1996 Hakusen Nagashi (Floating White Line) Collaboration
play script(translation) 2004~2005 On Satio! (On-Site!)
script for radio 2019 Yoake no Mai (Dance in the Dawn)
script for radio 2012 Capa ni Narenakatta Otoko: Betonamu Senso no Kataribetachi (A Man Who Could Not Become Capa: The Witnesses of Vietnam War)
script for radio 2005 Amandla
script for radio 2003 Yoi Kinpeibai (Horror: The Plum in the Golden Vase)

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2002 Prix Italia NHK Radio Drama “Aura”
2002 Grand Prize of Arts Festival by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs, Excellence Award of HBF Prize NHK Radio Drama “Kamisama (The God)”
2006 Excellence Award of Arts Festival by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs NHK Radio Drama “Yunagi no Machi Sakura no Kuni (A Town of Evening Calm, the Cherry Country)”
2011 Excellence Award of Arts Festival by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs NHK Radio Drama “Sora no Sakimori (An Airman)”
2013 Nominated for Shanghai International Film Festival Bakushin Shanghai no Sora (Under the Nagasaki Sky)