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Masahiro Yamaura

Masahiro Yamaura

Date of Birth
January 1, 1978
English level
Conversational level
Masahiro Yamaura specializes in entertainment films that appeal to a wide range of audiences, much like Hollywood blockbusters. In addition, sometimes he weaves a mystery into the story, as in the cases of "Inspector Zenigata", "Hard Nuts!" and "Umi ni Furu".
Yamaura is also known for his ability to work fresh emotions into his comedies, and excels in films that demand flexible and innovative ideas, such as "Tales of the Unusual".
He also writes dramas that raise serious issues, such as "Roosevelt Game" and "A 35-Year-Old High School Student".

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
screenplay (live action) 2021 Brave: Gunjo Senki
screenplay (live action) 2021 The Fable: A Hitman Who Doesn’t Kill
teleplay (live action) 2020 24 Japan Script assistant
teleplay (live action) 2019 Two Weeks
web series script (live action) 2018 Jimmy: The True Story of a True Idiot
teleplay (live action) 2018 Miss Devil
teleplay (live action) 2017 Inspector Zenigata
screenplay (live action) 2017 Ajin: Demi-Human
teleplay (live action) 2015 Umi ni Furu
teleplay (live action) 2013 The 35 Year-Old High School Student

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2002 14th Fuji TV Young Scenario Award - Winner Okan wa Uchu o Shihai Suru