Hirotada Ototake

Teacher, Person

1976 –

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Who is Hirotada Ototake?

Hirotada Ototake is a Japanese sports writer from Tokyo, Japan.

Born without arms and legs due to a genetic disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome, Ototake is most notable for his 1998 memoir No One's Perfect. Within a year of publication, the book became the third-best-selling book in Japan since World War II. It has since been translated into English.

After publishing his autobiography, Ototake became a successful sports journalist. In 2007, he took a job as a primary school teacher at Suginami Dai-Yon Elementary School in Tokyo. He stars in the 2013 film, based on the events of his own life as a teacher, だいじょうぶ3組 Nobody's Perfect.

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Born
Apr 6, 1976
Japan
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Waseda University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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