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ISHII Takashi  [Edit]
Associated Names
Eiji Deki
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Sendai, Japan
Birth Date
July 11, 1946
Last Updated
May 16th, 9:04am PST
The name of Takashi Ishii may sound familiar. The man directed Gonin, an existentialist hard-boiled film starring Takeshi Kitano. In fact his first love was not manga but cinema. During the sixties he even worked as assistant-director at the Nikkatsu before health problems kept him away from movie sets.
Thatís when he starts a mangaka carrer by default. From the start, he dives into the newly created gekiga genre. He quickly becomes a figurehead of this new kind of manga, more violent and openly adult-oriented. He mostly writes short stories, published in specialized magazines (sometimes gekiga ones and sometimes erotic ones). The standard Takashi Ishii reader is a young male living in urban environment, the exact same profile as the audience of the Roman-Porno movies produced by Ishiiís previous employer, the Nikkatsu. So it is no surprise to find the Nikkatsu behind the cinematographic adaptations of Ishiiís mangas.
Blood Type
Seinen(29)  Mature(14)  Comedy(1)  Drama(1)  Shounen(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
20 Seiki Densetsu   Drama, Seinen   1994
Ai no Yukue   Seinen   1987
Akai Kyoushitsu   Seinen   1978
Akai Memai   Mature, Seinen   1988
Akai Tooriame   Seinen   1990
Akai Yoru (ISHII Takashi)   Mature, Seinen   1990
Amai Yoru   Mature, Seinen   1991
Ame Monogatari   Seinen   1989
Cantarella no Hako   Seinen   2000
Hito ga Hito wo ai Suru Koto no Doushiomonasa   Comedy, Seinen   1995
Illumination (ISHII Takashi)   Seinen   1980
Inka Jigoku   Mature, Seinen   1975
Ishii Takashi Jisen Gekigashuu   Seinen   1985
Kuro no Tenshi   Seinen   1982
Last Waltz (ISHII Takashi)   Seinen   1987
Manjushaka   Mature, Seinen   1998
Maraque   Mature, Seinen   1990
Nami   Mature, Seinen   1977
Nami in Blue   Mature, Seinen   2001
Nami Returns   Mature, Seinen   1993
Onna no Machi (ISHII Takashi)   Mature, Seinen   1981
Pocket Monster XY - Pokemon Ryuuouden   Shounen   2013
Python 357   Seinen   1981
Shoujo Nami (ISHII Takashi)   Seinen   1982
Tenshi no Harawata   Mature, Seinen   1978
Tsuki Monogatari   Mature, Seinen   1989
Yokosuka Rock   Seinen   1979
Yoru ni Houho Yose   Seinen   1987
Yoru o Furuete   Mature, Seinen   1991
Zouge no Akuma   Mature, Seinen   1984
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