Entry updated 5 August 2020. Tagged: Author.
(1912-1994) Japanese critic and playwright, largely known in his home country as the translator of G K Chesterton, Ernest Hemingway and William Shakespeare. Along with Tetsuo Arakawa, he was the producer/director of the stage play Star (1975), written by Yasutaka Tsutsui and deemed of sufficient genre content to win the following year's Seiun Award for best Media. [JonC]
born Tokyo: 25 August 1912
died Tokyo: 20 November 1994
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