September 15, 1972 |
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
He made his writing debut in the popular Japanese cult film Battle Royale, which his father directed. 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.
He has since directed two more films. 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 Taro 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.
- Battle Royale II: Requiem (2003)
- Under the Same Moon (2005)
- Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
- X-Cross (2007)
- Black Rat (2010)
- We Can't Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia. (2011)
- My Summertime Map (2013)
- Ken to Merii: Ameagari no Yozora ni (2013)
- "Alright already, enough is enough. 'Battle Royale' being converted to 3D". Bloody Disgusting.
- Kenta Fukasaku at the Internet Movie Database
- Kenta Fukasaku at the Japanese Movie Database (Japanese)