Kaiko Takeshi

Novelist, Author

1930 – 1983

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Who was Kaiko Takeshi?

Takeshi Kaikō was a prominent post-World War II Japanese novelist, short-story writer, essayist, literary critic, and television documentary writer. He was distinguished by his knowledge, intellect, sense of humor and conversational skills, and although his style has been criticized as wordy and obtuse, he was one of the more popular Japanese writers in the late Showa period.

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Born
Dec 30, 1930
Tennōji-ku, Osaka
Also known as
  • Takeshi Kaikō
  • Takeshi Kaikō
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Lived in
  • Tokyo
Died
1983
Chigasaki

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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