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Hirotoshi Kobayashi

Hirotoshi Kobayashi

Date of Birth
March 29, 1960
English level
Hirotoshi Kobayashi debuted as a professional playwright with “Hoshizora no Muko no Kuni (The Country Behind the Stars)” when he was 25 years old. Since then has has been active in writing a variey of scenarios including TV dramas, animes, movies such as “L change the WorLd,” “School Days with a Pig” and “Ultraman X.” According to a certain director, his writing speed is faster than that of any other playwrights.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 1986 Hoshizora no Muko no Kuni (The Country Behind the Stars)
screenplay (live action) 1995 Futari ga Shabetteru (Two People Talking)
screenplay (live action) 2008 L change the WorLd
screenplay (live action) 2008 School Days with a Pig
screenplay (live action) 2010 Railways
screenplay (live action) 2013 Strange Campaign: Mystery File
screenplay (live action) 2015 Finding Calico
screenplay (live action) 2016 Ultraman X the Movie
teleplay (animated) 2004 Hinotori: Mirai Hen (Phoenix: Future)
teleplay (live action) 2019 Suteneko ni Hirowareta Otoko (A Man Who was Picked up by an Abandoned Cat)

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Encouraging Prize at the Galaxy Award Sono Machi no Ima wa (In This Age of That Town)