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language of expression: Japanese
educated at: Dokkyo University
Takuji Ichikawa (市川 拓司, Ichikawa Takuji, born 7 October 1962) is a Japanese novelist. Ichikawa's bestsellers include Ima ai ni yukimasu (いま、会いにゆきます, Be with You) (2003), Ren'ai shashin (Love's Photographs) (2003) and Sono Toki wa Kare ni Yoroshiku (Say Hello to Him When the Time Comes) (2004).His works are also adapted for Japanese films such as Be with You (2004), Heavenly Forest (2006), and Japanese TV series 14 Months (2003). The 2004 film Be with You became a box office hit, thrusting him into the limelight. A 2018 South Korean remake of the same film was also a box office hit in South Korea.In 2019 Ichikawa joined the curated group of award-winning Japanese authors, Red Circle Authors.
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