Screenwriter of the most notable movies in the Japanese history, including ‘The Seven Samurai’, Shinobu Hashimoto kicked the bucket at 100 years old.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hashimoto passed on Thursday at his home in Tokyo from pneumonia, revealed Japanese open supporter NHK.
Hashimoto composed and co-composed more than 70 screenplays in his whole profession.
He won upwards of 16 grants for his written work, including a progression of Blue Ribbon Awards, especially in the 1960s.
In 2008, Hashimoto’s screenplay for ‘I Want to Be a Shellfish’, a post-World War II atrocities preliminary dramatization in view of the 1959 Tetsutaro Kato novel and made into a movie that same year, was revamped, coordinated by Katsuo Fukuzawa and featuring Yukie Nakama and Masahiro Nakai.
The screenwriter had turned 100 in April this year.