[Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture] Mr. Hideo Furukawa, the original author of the anime movie “Inuoh”, has been appointed as Koriyama City Frontier Ambassador! [Koriyama City Hall, Fukushima Prefecture]
Mr. Hideo Furukawa, a writer from Koriyama City and the original author of the Golden Globe and Annie Award nominated animation movie “Inuoh”, has been appointed as Koriyama City Frontier Ambassador.
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/117635/14/resize/d117635-14-b0106b821892f3b1fcf2-2.jpg&s3=117635-14-45dbc22b20594c50937fed49155a3517-1980×1317.jpg] In Koriyama City, people related to Koriyama who are active in various fields are promoting the creation of the city’s image and PR activities as “frontier ambassadors”. On June 5th, 2023, we appointed a new writer Hideo Furukawa as Frontier Ambassador.
[Image 2: https://prtimes.jp/i/117635/14/resize/d117635-14-a2b3cdc5aa24cea54f4b-0.jpg&s3=117635-14-602b9dedf7965f2c34cafffe09a27d3b-1800×2700.jpg] Hideo Furukawa
1966 Born in Koriyama City Graduated from Asaka High School, Dropped out of Waseda University First Literature Department 1998 Debuted with novel “13” 2011 Started reading drama “Ginga Tetsudo no Yoru” project, which he wrote and directed himself 2013-2015 In the city 2014 Wrote a play “Sleep with a hibernating bear” (directed by Yukio Ninagawa), a workshop on the theme of words and expressions 2022 Kooriyama Literature Museum Literary Lecture Meeting “Heike Monogatari for One Million People”
2002 Received the Japan Mystery Writers Association Award and Japan Science Fiction Grand Prize for “Arabian Night Races” 2006 Yukio Mishima Award for “LOVE” Received double literary awards 2023 The animated film “Inuoh” based on the novel “Heike Monogatari Inuoh no Maki” was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and Annie Award. Also won the Japan Academy Award for Outstanding Animated Feature Film.
[Image 3: https://prtimes.jp/i/117635/14/resize/d117635-14-ba5e4706dc4c0b6e808c-1.jpg&s3=117635-14-040607c95a4b0f1d6029ea498c2576be-500×736.jpg] “The Tale of the Heike, The Dog King” by Hideo Furukawa/Kawade Shobo Shinsha *When using this image, please include the caption above.
Hideo Furukawa’s official website “Furukawa Hideo’s Past and Future” https://furukawahideo.com/
About Koriyama City Frontier Ambassador (Koriyama City website) https://www.city.koriyama.lg.jp/soshiki/45/4265.html
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