Kankurō Kudō

Kankurō Kudō (宮藤 官九郎, Kudō Kankurō, born July 19, 1970 in Miyagi Prefecture) is a Japanese screenwriter, dramatist, director, actor and member of the theater company Otona Keikaku.[1][2] He won the 'Best Screenplay' award at the 2002 Japanese Academy Awards for Go, which explores problems faced by people of Korean-heritage living in Japan.[3]

Kankurō Kudō
宮藤 官九郎
Born (1970-07-19) 19 July 1970 (age 49)
OccupationScreenwriter, dramatist, film director, actor

He acted in Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World, and is also guitarist in the Japanese Comedy Rock Band Group Tamashii.

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  1. ^ 宮藤官九郎 (in Japanese). Yahoo Japan Corporation. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  2. ^ 宮藤官九郎のプロフィール (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  3. ^ 宮藤官九郎 受賞歴 (in Japanese). eiga.com inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  4. ^ 「TOO YOUNG TO DIE! 若くして死ぬ」特集 宮藤官九郎×長瀬智也×神木隆之介インタビュー (in Japanese). Natasha,Inc. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  5. ^ ゲゲゲの女房 (2010) (in Japanese). Allcinema.net. Retrieved 2010-12-18.

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