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Hisashi Watanabe

Hisashi Watanabe

Date of Birth
April 5, 1951
English level
Conversational level
Hisashi Watanabe was involved in filmmaking as an assistant director and debuted with “Keiji Monogatari 2: Ringo no Uta (Detective Story 2: The Song of the Apple).” In 1985 he debuted as a director with “The Mods in Yoru no Highway (The Mods in Night Highway).”

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay and direction (live action) 2006 Breath Less
teleplay and director (live action) 2005 Akugare: Bokusui Hisoyaka na Kakuto (Akugare: Bokusui’s Secret Struggle)
screenplay (live action) 2003 Warabinoko: To the Bracken Fields
screenplay (live action) 1996 Road
movie direction (live action) 1993 Genroku Onna Taiyoden (Genroku Story of a Female Sun)
screenplay and direction (live action) 1991 Wangan Midnight Original Video
screenplay (live action) 1985 Ikitemitai Mo Ichido: Shinjuku Bus Hoka Jiken (I Want to Live Once Again: Bus Arson in Shinjuku)
screenplay (live action) 1985 Eve Is Getting Wet
screenplay (live action) 1983 Keiji Monogatari 2: Ringo no Uta (Detective Story 2: The Song of the Apple)
Novel 1997 Kimi to Deatte Inakereba (If I Didn’t Meet You) Non-Fiction