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Kinji Fukasaku (深作欣二 Fukasaku Kinji) (3 July 193012 January 2003) was a Japanese film actor, writer and director. He was born in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, and died in Tokyo, from prostate cancer. He is best known as a director. July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mito (水戸市; -shi) is the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. ... Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県; Ibaraki-ken) is located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Prostate cancer is a disease in which cancer develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. ...


He is well known in the west for directing the Japanese portion of the film Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and the violent Battle Royale (2000). Tora! Tora! Tora! ) is a 1970 film that dramatizes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that unintentionally improved its effectiveness. ... Battle Royale is a novel written by Japanese author Koushun Takami. ...


In 1973, Fukasaku directed a groundbreaking yakuza film, Battles Without Honour and Humanity (Jingi Naki Tatakai), AKA The Yakuza Papers. Up to this point, Japan's many yakuza films had usually been tales of chivalry (ninkyo) set in the pre-war period, but Fukasaku's ultraviolent, documentary-style film took place in chaotic post-War Hiroshima. A commercial and critical success, it gave rise to four sequels. This article or section may be confusing for some readers, and should be edited to be clearer or more simplified. ... Battles Without Honor and Humanity (Jingi Naki Tatakai, 仁義なき戦い) is a groundbreaking 1973 yakuza film by Japanese director Kinji Fukasaku. ... This article or section may be confusing for some readers, and should be edited to be clearer or more simplified. ... Hiroshima City Hall Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba Address 〒730-8586 Hiroshima-shi, Naka-ku, Kokutaiji 1-6-34 Phone number 082-245-2111 Official website: Hiroshima City , // The city of Hiroshima ) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest of...


Near the end of his life, Fukasaku branched out into the world of video games by serving as the director of the Capcom/Sunsoft survival horror game Clock Tower 3. Although the game sold poorly and received fair to lukewarm reviews, the game has been praised for its cinematic cutscenes, which some consider to be worth playing through the game in order to watch. Because he suffered from late stage prostate cancer during preparations for his final film, Battle Royale II: Requiem, the film's production was organized so that Fukasaku's son Kenta Fukasaku could take over the film's direction after he died. Capcom (カプコン in Japanese) TYO: 9697 is a leading Japanese developer and publisher of computer and video games. ... Sunsoft is a video game development company founded in 1985 as a division of Sun Corporation of America. ... The survival horror game is a prominent video game subgenre of action-adventure games or first-person shooters in which the player has to survive an onslaught of undead or creepy opponents, usually in claustrophobic environments in a third-person perspective. ... A survival horror action/adventure in which you play as Alyssa, a girl approaching her 15th birthday. ... Kinji Fukasaku started work on a sequel to Battle Royale, Battle Royale II: Requiem in 2003 but died of bone cancer on January 12, 2003, after shooting only one scene. ...


Filmography

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Kinji Fukasaku - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
Kinji Fukasaku (深作欣二 Fukasaku Kinji) (3 July 1930 12 January 2003) was a Japanese film actor, writer and director.
He was born in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, and died in Tokyo, from prostate cancer.
Near the end of his life, Fukasaku branched out into the world of video games by serving as the director of the Capcom/Sunsoft survival horror game Clock Tower 3.
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