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Mikihiko Hirata

Mikihiko Hirata

Date of Birth
December 2, 1957
English level
March 1982 - Master of Arts, Seijo University
April 1982 - Entered Nikkatsu. Worked in the Development Planning Department where he was in charge of planning general movies. After a job-change in September 1985, he worked at LaserDisc Corporation (now NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan) where he was involved in producing Japanese movies and acquiring Western movies etc. Established Panorama Communications in August 1995 and assumed the post of representative director. Later in 2011, the company name was changed into W FIELD INC.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Stream (Live-Action) 2020 Ju-on: Origins
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Hell Girl
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Brave Father Online
TV (Live-Action) 2019 Yuube wa Otanoshimi Deshita ne
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Roses and Tulips
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Sadako vs. Kayako
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 Kabukicho Love Hotel
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Ju-on: The Beginning of the End
Movie (Live-Action) 2008 WHEN THEY CRY
Movie (Live-Action) 1999 Tomie

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2017 27th Japanese Professional Movie Awards Best Director Award Side Job.
2016 25th Japanese Professional Movie Awards Best Actor Award Kabukicho Love Hotel
2015 14th New York Asian Film Festival Rising Star Award Kabukicho Love Hotel
1998 Tokyo International Fantastic Film Festival Participating work Tomie