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Junichi Yagi

Junichi Yagi

Date of Birth
October 1, 1961
English level
Conversational level
After graduating from Senshu University, Junichi Yagi served as an assistant director to Takeshi Kitano, Masato Harada, Shunichi Nagasaki and other directors. In 1998, he directed his first movie “Watching the Detective”, which was nominated for the Vancouver International Film Festival and since then he has been working on scripts for theatrical movies, TV series, video games and other contents.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2017 Sukabro
screenplay (live action) 2010 Swing Me Again
teleplay (live action) 2006 Kakurenbo Keishicho Shissoninka Monogatari (Hide-and-Seek: The Story of Missing People Division of the Metropolitan Police Department)
teleplay (live action) 2005 Keishicho Naitei Kansatsukan Sakurazawa Aoi no Jikenbo (Case Files of Aoi Sakurazawa – A Secret Inspector of the Metropolitan Police Department)
teleplay (live action) 2004 Tokyo Chiken Tokusobu: Kyoju Kenji (The Special Investigation Squad of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office: A Professor-Prosecutor)
screenplay (live action) 2004 Winning Pass
screenplay (live action) 2001 6 Weeks -Private Moment-
web series script (live action) 2001 Rolling Eggs
screenplay (live action) 2000 Watching the Detective
video game scenario 1999 Shenmue (Chapter 1)

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2010 Entertainment Award in the 5th Japan Love Story Award the original of “Swing Me Again”