Kaizo Hayashi

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Kaizo Hayashi
Born (1957-07-15) July 15, 1957 (age 61)
OccupationScreenwriter and film director

Kaizo Hayashi (林 海象, Hayashi Kaizō, born July 15, 1957) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He made his directorial debut with To Sleep so as to Dream (1986). He is best known for his neo-noir Maiku Hama trilogy, The Most Terrible Time in My Life (1994), Stairway to the Distant Past (1995) and The Trap (1996).[1] In addition to film, Hayashi served as creative director on the 2000 Konami video game 7 Blades for the PlayStation 2.,[2][3] and was director for two episodes of Power Rangers: Time Force.

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  1. ^ Richie, Donald (2005). A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History, with a Selective Guide to DVDs and Videos. Kodansha International. p. 235. ISBN 4-7700-2995-0. Archived from the original on 2008-11-21.
  2. ^ IGN staff (October 31, 2000). "7 Blades". IGN. Retrieved March 25, 2012.
  3. ^ Provo, Frank. "7 Blades Preview". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 25, 2012.

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