Kankurō Kudō

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Kankurō Kudō
Native name
宮藤 官九郎
Born (1970-07-19) 19 July 1970 (age 49)
OccupationScreenwriter, dramatist, film director, actor

Kankurō Kudō (宮藤 官九郎, Kudō Kankurō, born July 19, 1970 in Miyagi Prefecture) is a Japanese screenwriter, dramatist, director, actor and member of the theater company Otona Keikaku.[1][2] He won the 'Best Screenplay' award at the 2002 Japanese Academy Awards for Go, which explores problems faced by people of Korean-heritage living in Japan.[3]

He acted in Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World, and is also guitarist in the Japanese Comedy Rock Band Group Tamashii.

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Writer (Movie Screenplays)[edit]

Writer (Television)[edit]



  1. ^ 宮藤官九郎 (in Japanese). Yahoo Japan Corporation. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  2. ^ 宮藤官九郎のプロフィール (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  3. ^ 宮藤官九郎 受賞歴 (in Japanese). eiga.com inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  4. ^ 「TOO YOUNG TO DIE! 若くして死ぬ」特集 宮藤官九郎×長瀬智也×神木隆之介インタビュー (in Japanese). Natasha,Inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  5. ^ ゲゲゲの女房 (2010) (in Japanese). Allcinema.net. Retrieved 2010-12-18.

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