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Director and screenwriter Tetsuya Yamanouchi Dies at 75

Director and screenwriter Tetsuya Yamanouchi died of heart failure at his home in Hiroshima on the morning of April 2. He was 75.

Yamanouchi made his debut under Toei in 1964 with the movie “Ninja Gari,” and his other notable works during the ’60s include “Kairyu Daikessen” and “Gion Matsuri.” He also worked on television jidaigeki dramas such as “Mitokomon” and “Ooka Echizen.”