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Kenichi Onishi

Kenichi Onishi

Date of Birth
January 10, 1955
English level
Conversational level
Kenichi Onishi started his career as a writer with the open offer for the plot of “Bark at the Sun”.
He writes many scripts of mainly detective dramas and home dramas.
In recent years, he is mainly writing period dramas.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
TV Drama 1991 Deka Kizoku 2
TV Drama 1996 Hamidashi Detective Jonetsu Kei”
TV Drama 1997 Mom's Long Summer Break
TV Drama 2004 Wakaba
TV Drama 2007 Kagerō no Tsuji
Movie 2012 Rinjou - the Movie
Play 2013 Tabidachi - Ashoroyori((Journey from Ashoro)
TV Drama 2014 Bonkura
TV Drama 2017 Mito Kōmon
TV Drama 2018 Ōoka Echizen

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2002 National Cultural Festival Outstanding Performance Award NHK Special ”Yakeato no Home Run Ball”