Synonyms for meoto_zenzai or Related words with meoto_zenzai


Examples of "meoto_zenzai"
In 1963, a monument was erected by Oda's friends and colleagues near Hozenji Temple in Osaka. Hozenji Yokochō and its surrounding alleys are one of the main settings in "Meoto Zenzai".
"Meoto zenzai, Roppakukinsei," and "Sesō", along with another story, "Ki no miyako" (木の都, "City of Trees", 1943–44), have been translated by Burton Watson and published together as "Stories of Osaka Life" (Columbia University Press, 1990; paperback, Weatherhill, 1994).
Several of Oda's stories have been made into movies, including (2008) and, most notably, "Meoto zenzai," which has been adapted four times, including an award-winning film, released in 1955, which was directed by Toyoda Shirō, and starred Morishige Hisaya and Awashima Chikage.
Oda’s writing career spans both prewar and postwar Japan. A native of Osaka, he wrote mostly of life in that city and the customs and manners of the common people there. In 1939, his story "Zokushu" (, Vulgarity) was a candidate for the Akutagawa Prize. The following year, Oda published "Meoto Zenzai" (). Named after an Osaka sweet shop, it follows the life of a couple whose relationship survives despite the persistent wastefulness, debauchery, and unkept promises of the erring man.
Irie has also worked outside of television drama. She has appeared on the travel show "Ii Tabi Yume Kibun" and the late-night "Gilgamesh Night". She has acted in stage productions of "Abarenbō Shōgun" and "Meoto Zenzai". Her commercial endorsements have included Eisen Shuzō "sake" and Kaneyon dishwashing detergent. In 1992, she modeled for a photo book, "Mayuko Irie". She was a supporting actress in the 2005 "Kiss me or kill me: Todokanakutemo aishiteru".
Born in Kyoto, Toyoda moved to Tokyo in his teens and began studying under the pioneering film director Eizō Tanaka. He joined Shōchiku's Kamata studio in 1924 and worked as an assistant director under Yasujirō Shimazu. He debuted as a director in 1929 and moved to the independent Tokyo Hassei studio in 1935, where he scored a hit with "Young People" and gained a reputation for directing literary adaptations with a humanistic touch. After a slump during World War II, he became one of the top directors at Toho (into which Tokyo Hassei had merged during the war), famed for his adaptations of literary works by such giants as Yasunari Kawabata, Kafū Nagai, Naoya Shiga, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Masuji Ibuse, and Ango Sakaguchi. He was particularly known for portraying weak men and strong women with a humorous touch, such as in films like "Meoto zenzai" (1955). His career continued until the 1970s.