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Masako Imai

Masako Imai

Date of Birth
February 9, 1970
English level
Business level
Masako Imai was born in Sakai, Osaka. She studied in the USA as an exchange student for one year during her high school days. While working as a copywriter at an advertizing agency McCann Erickson she debuted as a scriptwriter in a contest. She works on novels, picture books and songs. She is now studying Chinese and sign language.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2001 Pakodate-jin
screenplay (live action) 2002 The Wind Carpet
screenplay (live action) 2006 Helen the Baby Fox
screenplay (live action) 2018 We Make Antiques!
screenplay (live action) 2020 We Make Antiques! Kyoto Hen(Title to Be Announced)
teleplay (live action) 2010 Teppan (NHK Morning Drama Series)
teleplay (live action) 2011 Bitter Sugar (NHK)
teleplay (live action) 2015 Bushi no Musume: Etsuko to Florence (NHK) (A Daughter of the Samurai: Etsuko and Florence (NHK))
teleplay (live action) 2015 Mukashi Banashi Hotei (NHK) (Old Tales Court (NHK))
teleplay (animated) 2012 Ojarumaru Special “Ginga ga Maro o Yondeiru ~ Futari no Negaiboshi” (NHK) (Ojarumaru Special: The Galaxy Calls Me ~ Our Star to Wish Upon (NHK))