Hiro Arikawa
Name: Hiro Arikawa
Occupation: Screenwriter
Birth Day: June 9, 1972
Age: 48
Birth Place: Kochi Prefecture, Japan
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Hiro Arikawa

Hiro Arikawa was born on June 9, 1972 in Kochi Prefecture, Japan (48 years old). Hiro Arikawa is a Screenwriter, zodiac sign: Gemini. Nationality: Japan. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

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  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles | Tabineko Ripoto (2018) *original novel & screenplay
  • Evergreen Love | Shokubutsu Zukan (2016) *original novel
  • Library Wars: The Last Mission | Toshokan Senso-The Last Mission- (2015) *original novel
  • The Land of Rain Trees | Rein Tsuri no Kuni (2015) *original novel
  • Library Wars (2013) *original novel
  • Hospitality Department | Kencho Omotenashi Ka (2013) *original novel
  • Library War | Toshokan Senso Kakumei no Tsubasa (2012) *original novel
  • Hankyu Railways - A 15-Minute Miracle | Hankyu Densha (2011) *original novel

Drama Series

  • Sanbiki no Ossan 3 (TV Tokyo / 2017) *original novel
  • Sanbiki no Ossan 2 (TV Tokyo / 2015) *original novel
  • Sanbiki no Ossan (TV Tokyo / 2014) *original novel
  • Public Affairs Office in the Sky | Soratobu Kouhoushitsu (TBS / 2013) *original novel
  • Freeter, Ie wo Kau (Fuji TV / 2010) *original novel

TV Movies

  • Library Wars: Book Of Memories | Toshokan Senso Book Of Memories (TBS / 2015) *original novel

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Hiro Arikawa won the tenth annual Dengeki Novel Prize for new writers for Shio no Machi: Wish on My Precious in 2003, and the book was published the following year. It was praised for its love story between a heroine and hero divided by age and social status, and for its depiction of military structures. Although she is a light novelist, her books from her second work onwards have been published as hardbacks alongside more literary works with Arikawa receiving special treatment in this respect from her publisher, MediaWorks. Shio no Machi was also later published in hardback. Her 2006 light novel Toshokan Sensō (The Library War) was named as Hon no Zasshi's number one for entertainment for the first half of 2006, and came fifth in the Honya Taishō for that year, competing against ordinary novels.


She often writes about the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and her first three novels concerning its three branches are known as the Jieitai Sanbusaku (The SDF Trilogy); she also wrote about the fictional Library Forces in the Toshokan Sensō series. Raintree no Kuni, which first appeared as a book within a book in Toshokan Nairan was later published by Arikawa as a spin-off with another publisher. It was adapted into a film titled World of Delight released on November 21, 2015. Her novel Shokubutsu Zukan [ja] will be adapted into a film titled Shokubutsu Zukan: Unmei no Koi, Hiroimashita and scheduled for release on June 4, 2016.

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