Junji Kinoshita, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Junji Kinoshita

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 02-Aug-1914

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 30-Oct-2006

Profession: writer, playwright, literary critic

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Junji Kinoshita

  • Junji Kinoshita (?? ??, Kinoshita Junji, 2 August 1914 – 30 October 2006) was the foremost playwright of modern drama in postwar Japan.
  • He was also a translator and scholar of Shakespeare's plays.
  • Kinoshita’s achievements were not limited to Japan.
  • He helped to promote theatrical exchanges between Japan and the People’s Republic of China, and he traveled broadly in Europe and Asia.
  • In addition to his international work, Kinoshita joined various societies that focused on the study of folktales and the Japanese language.

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