Makoto Wada

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Makoto Wada
Born (1936-04-10) April 10, 1936 (age 79)
Osaka, Japan
Occupation Graphic designer, Illustrator, Essayist, Film director

Makoto Wada (和田誠 Wada Makoto?, born April 10, 1936) is a Japanese illustrator, essayist and film director.

After graduating Tama Art University, he established himself as a graphic designer. As an illustrator, he drew many cartoons and caricatures for Shinichi Hoshi and Haruki Murakami.

Being a passionate film fan, he started his career as a film director in 1984. He won the award for best director at the 31st Blue Ribbon Awards for Kaitō Ruby.[1]

Since 1972, Wada has been married to Remi Hirano, the granddaughter of Henry Pike Bowie. Their son, Sho Wada, is the guitarist and vocalist of Triceratops.



  1. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2010-01-22. 

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