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Yusuke Narita

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Yusuke Narita

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Director, Managing director for the Directors Guild of Japan
Japan

Born 1953 in Akita, Japan. Joined the Wakamatsu Production in 1976 and worked under influential directors, such as Koji Wakamatsu and Banmei Takahashi. He debuted as a director in 1987 for the movie “Abunai Deka”. From then on, he directed many movies such as “Bakayarou! 2 (1989)”, “Roppongi Banana Boys (1989)”, “Abunai Deka Forever (1998)” and “Jitsuroku Yozakura Ginji (2000)”. He also directed many direct-to-video titles such as “Kyouaku no Monshou (1990)”, “Shinigami no Shisha (1991)”, “Be-Bop High School (1995)” and “Another Double X (1997)”. Moreover, he currently is the managing director for the Directors Guild of Japan.