DANCING MARY (SABU, LDH Pictures 2019) 

 

​JAM (SABU, LDH Pictures 2019) 

★ Moscow Int'l FF Competition, Russian Film Critics Award

ERICA38 (Yuichi Hibi, Katsu-do 2019)

★ London East Asia Film Festival Special Jury Award

COME ON IRENE (Keisuke Yoshida, Star Sands 2018)

MR. LONG (SABU, Office Kitano/Rapid Eye Movies 2017) 

★ Berlin Competition, Hong Kong, Tribeca

MOTHER (Kadri Kõusaare, 2017) *E-J

THE REFUGEE (Yoshitaro Nomura, Shochiku 1955)

KAKO: MY SULLEN PAST (Shiro Maeda, King Records 2016)

HAPPINESS (SABU, Office Kitano 2016)

CHERRY TOBACCO (Katrin & Andres Maimik, 2016) *E-J

SING MY LIFE (Nobuo Mizuta, NTV 2016) 

DESPERATE SUNFLOWERS (Hitomi Kuroki, Shochiku 2016)

DANGEROUS COPS: FINAL 5 DAYS (Toru Murakawa, NTV 2016)

NDJC (New Directions in Japanese Cinema) Shorts 2016

ROUND TRIP HEART (Yuki Tanada, Toei Video 2015) 

★ Asian Pop Up Cinema Chicago Audience Award

TANGERINES (Zaza Urushadze, 2015) *E-J

CHASUKE'S JOURNEY (SABU, Office Kitano 2015) *Subtitles & Screenplay

THE MOURNER (Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Kino Films 2015)

 

100 YEN LOVE (Masaharu Take, Toei Video 2014)

★ Japan's nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award / NETPAC Award (BiFan) / Japanese Cinema Splash Best Picture Award, Tokyo Int'l FF) 

A COURTESAN WITH FLOWERED SKIN (Keisuke Toyoshima, Toei Video 2014) 

KERTU (Ilmar Raag, 2014) *E-J

THE FURTHEST END AWAITS (Hsiu-Chiung Chiang, Toei 2014, ★ Audience Award/Best Actress, Taipei FF) 

MY MAN (Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Nikkatsu, 2014) 

★ Golden George for Best Film/Silver George for Best Actor, Moscow Int'l FF) 

THE WORKHORSE AND THE BIGMOUTH (Keisuke Yoshida, Toei 2013) 

HOSPITALITY DEPARTMENT (Yoshishige Miyake, Toho 2013) 

A TOUCH OF SIN (Jia Zhangke, Office Kitano 2013) *Screenplay 

THE BRAIN MAN (Tomoyuki Takimoto, NTV/Nikkatsu 2013) 

BEFORE THE VIGIL (Isao Yukisada, Toei 2013) 

CHUSHINGURA (Shozo Makino, NFC/Athénée Français, 1910) 

THE COWARDS WHO LOOKED TO THE SKY (Yuki Tanada, Toei 2012) 

CROW'S THUMB (Tadafumi Ito, 20th Century Fox 2012) 

BLAZING FAMIGLIA (Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Toei 2012) 

OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB (Tetsu Han, TBS 2012) 

KAIBUTSU-KUN: THE MOVIE (Yoshihiro Nakamura, NTV 2011) 

HARD ROMANTICKER (Gu Su-yeon, Toei 2011) 

DRUCKER IN THE DUGOUT (Makoto Tanaka, TBS 2011) 

TOKYO GAS: MESSAGE IN A BENTO (HoriPro/Dentsu 2011) *TV Commercial,  

★ ADFEST 2011 Silver Prize 

TOMORROW'S JOE (Fumihiko Sori, TBS 2011) 

TROUBLE MAN 12-episode TV series (SABU, TV Tokyo/K-Factory 2010)

 

DARK ON DARK (Makoto Ohtake, Cine Griot 2010) *Short film 

 

BOX! (Toshio Lee, TBS 2010) 

 

SANPEI THE FISHER BOY (Yojiro Takita, Toei 2009) 

 

K-20: LEGEND OF THE MASK (Shimako Sato, NTV 2009) 

 

KADOKAWA PAPERBACK: 100 BOOKS OF SUMMER (HoriPro/Dentsu 2008) Commercial 

 

FLAVOR OF HAPPINESS (Mitsuhiro Mihara, Toei 2008) 

 

KIDS (Tatsuya Hagishima, Avex Entertainment-Toei 2008) 

 

BATTLE OF WITS (Jacob Cheung, 2007) *DVD making-of featurette 

 

HEAVENLY FOREST (Takehiko Shinjo, Toei 2006) 

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES (Hitoshi Yazaki, Uplink 2006) 

 

KAACHAN (Nobuo Nakagawa, 1961 (2005-2006 retrospective screenings), Shintoho/Athenee Francais) 

 

Silent Short Films: DYNAMITE BRIDE (1932), REBIRTH OF THE IMPERIAL CAPITAL (1930), PUBLIC MANNERS: TOKYO SIGHTSEEING (1926) (Athénée Français) 

 

ZOO (Five-director omnibus, Toei, 2005) 

 

SEA CAT (Yoshimitsu Morita, Toei, 2004) 

WE SHALL OVERCOME SOMEDAY  (Kazuyuki Izutsu, Cine Qua Non 2004) 

 

CUTIE HONEY (Hideaki Anno, Towani 2004) 

 

NO ONE'S ARK (Nobuhiro Yamashita, PlanetPlus1 2003) 

 


Collaboration/Supervision Credits 

 

SHOJI & TAKAO: A 44-YEAR FIGHT FOR THE SIMPLE LIFE (Yoko Ide, 2012) 

THEN AND NOW (Paul Johannessen, 2012) 

 

TRAIN BRAIN EXPRESS  (Yoshimitsu Morita, Toei 2011) *Translator: Don Brown 

MEMOIRS OF A TEENAGE AMNESIAC (Hans Canosa, Toei 2010) 

NOW, I... (Yasutomo Chikuma, Chiyuw 2008) 

 

THIS WORLD OF OURS (Ryo Nakajima, Pia Film Festival/Peija Film 2007) 

3 YEAR PREGNANT (Miako Tadano, There's Enterprise 2006) 

THE CORPORATION (Mark Achbar/Jennifer Abbott, Uplink 2005) *E-J

BLACK KISS (Macoto Tezuka, Uplink 2004) 

THE TASTE OF TEA (Katsuhito Ishii, Aoi Promotion/Grasshoppa 2004)