Yoshirō Muraki

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Yoshiro Muraki (August 15, 1924 – October 26, 2009) was a Japanese production designer, art director, and costume designer. He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for his work in the films Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Kagemusha (1980), and Ran (1985). He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Costume Design for his work in Yojimbo (1961). He is most well known for his collaborations with director Akira Kurosawa, having done work on all of Kurosawa's films from Record of a Living Being (1955) onward, with the exception of Dersu Uzala (1975).[1] He was married to Shinobu Muraki


  1. ^ Gerow, Aaron. "Muraki Yoshiro." Tangemania: Aaron Gerow's Japanese Film Page. 27 October 2009. Accessed 2 November 2009

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