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Kiyoto Takeuchi

Kiyoto Takeuchi

Date of Birth
July 18, 1968
English level
After graduating from Japan Academy of the Moving Image in 1991, Kiyoto Takeuchi was engaged in advertising for Twentieth Century Fox movies. In 2005 he debuted as a playwright with "Samurai Commando: Mission 1549." He has also published a historical action novel “Odoru Roku Akunin (Dancing Six Villains)” as a novel writer. He guided the ndjc students at VIPO from 2016 to 2018.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2005 Samurai Commando: Mission 1549
teleplay (live action) 2005 Ultraman Max (Episodes 5 and 6)
screenplay (live action) 2007 Appleseed: Ex Machina
Novel 2007 Ex Machina (novelization based on the above)
Novel 2007 Furyu Tokei Otoko (An Elegant Clock Man, an original work based on an autobiography)
Novel 2009 GOEMON (novelization based on the movie of the same title)
screenplay (live action) 2011 Samurai Angel Wars
screenplay (animated) 2013 Space Pirate Captain Harlock
screenplay (live action) 2015 Bittare!!! – a theatrical movie
Novel 2017 Dancing Six Villains