Koji Suzuki

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Koji Suzuki
Born Suzuki Kōji
(1957-05-13) May 13, 1957 (age 60)
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Occupation Writer
Language Japanese
Nationality Japanese
Period 1990–present
Genre Horror, thriller, fantasy, science fiction
Notable works Ring
Notable awards Shirley Jackson Award (2012)

Koji Suzuki (鈴木 光司, Suzuki Kōji, born 13 May 1957) is a Japanese writer, who was born in Hamamatsu and lives in Tokyo. Suzuki is the author of the Ring novels, which have been adapted into other formats, including films, manga,[1] TV series and video games. He has written several books on the subject of fatherhood. His hobbies include traveling and motorcycling.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Japanese awards
U.S. awards


Ring series[edit]

Standalone novels[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

  • Death and the Flower (1995) Published in English by Vertical, Inc.
    • "Disposable Diapers and a Race Replica"
    • "Irregular Breathing"
    • "Key West"
    • "Beyond the Darkness"
    • "Embrace"
    • "Avidya"
  • Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara) (1996) (includes an original framing story) Published in English by Vertical, Inc.
    • "Floating Water"
    • "Solitary Isle"
    • "The Hold"
    • "Dream Cruise"
    • "Adrift"
    • "Watercolors"
    • "Forest Under the Sea"

Short stories[edit]

Films adapted from his works[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/12-869/Ring-Volume-1-TPB
  2. ^ Hobbies found on the back of The Ring, 2002, Koji Suzuki
  3. ^ www.booksfromjapan.jp

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