Shinobu YAGUCHI 矢口史靖


Nippon Cinema   ª 

It is not the easiest job for designers of washing machines to create a robot. But when they seem to fail, creativity comes in. In Shinobu YAGUCHI's ROBO-G, Japanese exaggeration meets colorful understatement, wits, and a whole crew of charming and very human characters.

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About Shinobu YAGUCHI

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1967, Shinobu YAGUCHI began shooting his first film on 8mm as a student at Tokyo Zokei University. In 1990, his short film THE RAIN WOMEN won the Grand Prize of the renowned PIA Film Festival. Through a scholarship, the festival enabled him to shoot his feature debut DOWN THE DRAIN (1993). With his comedies such as WATERBOYS (2001 / NC ’05), ROBO-G (2012 / NC ’14) and SURVIVAL FAMILY (2017 / NC ’17), he has also found international success.