Kenta Fukasaku

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Kenta Fukasaku
Born (1972-09-15) September 15, 1972 (age 46)
Tokyo, Japan
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Parent(s)Kinji Fukasaku
Sanae Nakahara

Kenta Fukasaku (深作 健太, Fukasaku Kenta, born September 15, 1972 in Tokyo) is a Japanese filmmaker and screenwriter. He is the son of film director Kinji Fukasaku and actress Sanae Nakahara.


He made his writing debut in the popular Japanese cult film Battle Royale, which his father directed.[1] He wrote the screenplay to the sequel, Battle Royale II: Requiem, and took over directing when his father died of cancer. The film was released in Japan during the winter of 2003.

In 2005, he directed a film called Under the Same Moon (同じツキみている, Onaji tsuki o miteiru) which starred Battle Royale's Tarō Yamamoto. His adaptation of the manga Sukeban Deka was released in 2006, under the title Yo-Yo Girl Cop. He also directed horror film X-Cross.






  1. ^ "Alright already, enough is enough. 'Battle Royale' being converted to 3D". Bloody Disgusting.

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