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Izo Hashimoto (橋本 以蔵, Hashimoto Izō, born February 21, 1954) is a Japanese screenwriter and film director.[1]

Izo Hashimoto
Born (1954-02-21) February 21, 1954 (age 65)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter

BiographyEdit

In 1984, Hashimoto made his directorial debut with the independent film Pasokon Wars Isami, after which he began writing for television with the hit drama series Sukeban Deka.[2]

He co-wrote the screenplays for Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira and Shinji Aoyama's EM Embalming.[3][4]

FilmographyEdit

As directorEdit

  • Meimon Takonishi Oendan (1987)
  • CF Girl (1989)
  • Lucky Sky Diamond (1990)
  • Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992)
  • Driving High (1993)
  • Puru-puru: Tenshi Teki Kyujitsu (1993)
  • Teito Monogatari Gaiden (1995)
  • Kagerō 2 (1996)

As screenwriterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jiko Seiritsu". Directors Guild of Japan (in Japanese).
  2. ^ "Eiga "Shamo" Kōkai!!". Forest Plus (in Japanese). Kinokuniya. Archived from the original on 30 May 2009. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. ^ Robinson, Tasha (19 April 2002). "Akira - DVD - HomeVideo Review - The A.V. Club". The A.V. Club. Onion, Inc.
  4. ^ Chyn, Stina (20 October 2005). "Film Threat - Film Phonics: "em Embalming"". Film Threat. Hamster Stampede LLC.

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