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Norio Tsuruta

Norio Tsuruta

Date of Birth
December 30, 1960
Born in Tokyo. After graduating from university, Tsuruta worked at video software companies in the field of publicity. He made his debut as a professional director with the video movie adaptation of ”Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi”, a horror comic project that he created by himself. He is called the ”father of J-horror”.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
TV (Live-Action) 1991- Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi series
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 The Perilous Internet Ring
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Z: Hatenaki kibou
TV (Live-Action) 2013 Evil Hospital
Movie (Live-Action) 2013 Talk to the Dead
Movie (Live-Action) 2008 Orochi: Blood
Movie (Live-Action) 2007 Dream Cruise
Movie (Live-Action) 2004 Premonition
Movie (Live-Action) 2001 Kakashi
Movie (Live-Action) 2000 Ring 0: Birthday

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2001 Fantaland King's Award Kakashi