Shinsuke Sato

Shinsuke Sato (佐藤 信介, Satō Shinsuke, born September 16,1970) is a Japanese filmmaker, screenwriter and video game designer. He has directed several live-action film adaptations of manga and anime, including The Princess Blade (2001), Gantz (2011), I Am a Hero (2015), Bleach (2018), Inuyashiki (2018), and Kingdom (2019).

Shinsuke Sato
佐藤 信介
Born (1970-09-16) 16 September 1970 (age 49)
Hiba, Hiroshima, Japan
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, video game designer

FilmographyEdit

Year Original Japanese title English title Role
1997 Tōkyō yakyoku Tokyo Lullaby Writer
1998 Tadon to chikuwa (segment "Tadon") Writer
2000 Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa Writer
2000 Himawari Sunflower Writer
2001 Shura Yukihime The Princess Blade Writer, director
2002 Rokkun rouru mishin Rock'n'Roll Mishin Writer
2003 Seventh Anniversary Writer
2005 Haru no yuki Snowy Love Fall in Spring, also known as Spring Snow screenplay
2005 Inu no eiga All About My Dog screenplay
2006 Kenchō no hoshi Star Reformer, also known as The Star of Prefecture Government Screenplay
2008 Sunadokei Sand Clock also known as Sand Chronicles Screenplay, director
2009 Hottarake no shima – Haruka to maho no kagami, also known as Hottrake no shima Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror Director
2011 Gantz[1] Director
2013 Toshokan Sensō[2] Library Wars Director
2014 All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa Director
2015 Toshokan Sensō The Last Mission Library Wars: The Last Mission Director
2016 I Am a Hero Director[3]
2016 Death Note: Light Up the New World Director[4]
2018 Bleach Director
2018 Inuyashiki Director
2019 Kingdom Director
2020 Alice in Borderland Director, writer
TBA Kingdom 2 Director

Video game developerEdit

Year Game Role
2002 Tekken 4 Character and scenario developer
2005 Red Ninja: End of Honor Collaboration developer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gantz Sci-Fi Manga Made into 2 Live-Action Films in 2011 (Update 4)". Anime News Network. 7 October 2009. Retrieved 14 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Library War Live-Action Film's Promo Aired (Updated)". Anime News Network. 11 February 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  3. ^ "アイアムアヒーロー". www.toho.co.jp (in Japanese). Toho Co.,Ltd. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Live-Action Death Note Films Get 2016 Sequel by Gantz Helmer Sato". Anime News Network. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015.

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