Yasutaka Tsutsui


Born
in Osaka, Japan
September 24, 1934

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Yasutaka Tsutsui (筒井 康隆) is a Japanese novelist, science fiction author, and actor. Along with Shinichi Hoshi and Sakyo Komatsu, he is one of the most famous science fiction writers in Japan. His Yumenokizaka bunkiten won the Tanizaki Prize in 1987. He has also won the 1981 Izumi Kyoka award, the 1989 Kawabata Yasunari award, and the 1992 Nihon SF Taisho Award. In 1997, he was decorated as a Chevalier Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
His work is known for its dark humour and satirical content. He has often satirized Japanese taboos such as disabilities and the Tenno system, and has been victim to much criticism as a result. From 1993 to 1996, he went on a writing-strike to protest the excessive, self-imposed restraint
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“Dont you think dreams and the Internet are similar? They are both areas where the repressed conscious mind vents.”
Yasutaka Tsutsui, Paprika

“To be able to see into a friends' dream is a dream in itself.

-Doctor Kōsaku Tokita (Paprika)”
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“Time waits for no one.”
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