Shinsuke Sato

Film Director

Born in Hiroshima Prefecture in 1970.
While attending Musashino Art University, won the Grand Prize at the 1994 PFF for a short film “Ryonai Genshuku”(No Misbehaviour in the Dorm), which he wrote and directed. While working on scripts for works like “Tokyo Lullaby” (1997), “Spring Snow” (2005) and “Kencho no Hoshi” (Star Reformer) (2006), made his feature film directorial debut with “Love Song” in 2001. Major film directing credits include “The Princess Blade” (2001), “Cosmic Rescue” (2003), “Sand Chronicles” (2008), “Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror” (2009), two “Gantz” films (2011), “Library Wars” (2013), “All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa” (2014), and “Library Wars” sequel “Library Wars: The Last Mission” (2015). TV drama directing credits include “Lucky Seven” (2012, Fuji Television, Mondays at 9 am) and “Library Wars: Book of Memories” (2015, TBS Television). The films “I Am a Hero” and “Death Note: Light Up the New World”(2016), “BLEACH”and “Inuyashiki”(2018), “KINGDOM”(2019) were released.