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Creator

Yumiko Inoue

Yumiko Inoue

Writer
Date of Birth
June 24, 1961
English level
None
Career
Screenwriter. Born in Hyogo Prefecture. Graduated from the Department of Chinese Literature, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University. After working for TV Tokyo, Inoue made her debut as a screenwriter in 1991. Her major TV works include "Shiroi Kyoto", NHK's serial series "Himawari", NHK's historical series "Hojo Tokimune", "Good Luck!" (starring Takuya Kimura), "Engine", "BG: Personal Bodyguard", and a movie "Hirugao" which was released in China in 2018 as well. Inoue was awarded the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award, Art Encouragement Prize, and the Kuniko Mukoda Prize in 2006, and the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2020.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
teleplay (live action) 1996 Himawari NHK serial TV series
teleplay (live action) 2001 Hojo Tokimune NHK historical TV series
- 2003 Good Luck!!
teleplay (live action) 2003~2004 Shiroi Kyoto
teleplay (live action) 2006 14-sai no Haha
teleplay (live action) 2014 Hirugao: Love Affairs in the Afternoon
- 2008~2018 Pandora 5 seasons
teleplay (live action) 2014~2021 Emergency Interrogation Room 4 seasons
- 2018~2020 BG: Personal Bodyguard 2 seasons
screenplay (live action) 2017 Hirugao

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
1993 Monte-Carlo Television Festival, the AMADE Prize [Mushi no Idokoro] NHK
2004 Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association Award, Grand Prize [Shiroi Kyoto] Fuji Television
2006 Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award, Art Encouragement Prize [Machiben] NHK, [14-sai no Haha] Nippon TV
2006 Kuniko Mukoda Prize [Machiben] NHK
紫綬褒章 Medal with Purple Ribbon