Biography

Seichō Matsumoto (松本 清張 Matsumoto Seichō, December 21, 1909 – August 4, 1992) was a Japanese writer.

Seichō's works created a new tradition of Japanese crime fiction. Dispensing with formulaic plot devices such as puzzles, Seichō incorporated elements of human psychology and ordinary life. In particular, his works often reflect a wider social context and postwar nihilism that expanded the scope and further darkened the atmosphere of the genre. His exposé of corruption among police officials as well as criminals was a new addition to the field. The subject of investigation was not just the crime but also the society in which the crime was committed. From Wikipedia.

Seichō Matsumoto (松本 清張 Matsumoto Seichō, December 21, 1909 – August 4, 1992) was a Japanese writer.

Seichō's works created a new tradition of Japanese crime fiction. Dispensing with formulaic plot devices such as puzzles, Seichō incorporated elements of human psychology and ordinary life. In particular, his works often reflect a wider social context and postwar nihilism that expanded the scope and further darkened the atmosphere of the genre. His exposé of corruption among police officials as well as criminals was a new addition to the field. The subject of investigation was not just the crime but also the society in which the crime was committed. From Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1909-12-21

Day of Death 1992-08-04

Place of Birth Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • 松本清張
  • Seichō Matsumoto
  • Seichô Matsumoto

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Black Leather Notebook (8 episodes)Novel
2016 Deep Sea of Tree Original Story
2016 The Woman Who Took the Local Paper Original Story
2015 Partner in Crime Original Story
2015 Shadow Area Writer
2015 Kuroi Gashu: Kusa Original Story
2014 Pro Bono Original Story
2014 A House on a Hill Writer
2014 Tsuyoki ari Original Story
2014 Delivery of Death Original Story
2014 Jikan no Shûzoku Original Story
2014 Seicho Matsumoto's Black Gospel Original Story
2014 300 Million Yen Robbery Original Story
2012 The Housekeeper Original Story
2012 Kiken na Shamen Original Story
2012 Shichou Shisu Original Story
2009 Hi to Shio Original Story
2009 中央流沙 Writer
2009 Zero Focus Writer
2009 Ekiro Writer
2009 Giwaku Original Story
2006 Aoi byoten Original Story
2006 Matsumoto Seicho Special: Fingers Original Story
2004 The Black Leather Notebook (8 episodes)Novel
2002 Kichiku Novel
1984 The Street of Desire Writer
1983 Dansen Writer
1983 Amagi Pass Story
1982 Suspicion Novel
1978 The Demon Story
1977 Sweet Revenge Original Story
1975 Kokuso sezu Novel
1974 The Castle of Sand Novel
1972 Cross-Currents Original Story
1971 Shadow of Deception Novel
1970 The Shadow Within Story
1969 Bonds of Love Original Story
1965 Beast Alley Novel
1965 Flag in the Mist Novel
1965 The Forest of No Escape Original Story
1963 The Hidden Profile Novel
1963 Escape from Hell Short Story
1962 The Thinking Leaf Novel
1961 Structure of Hate Novel
1961 The Yellow Climate Novel
1961 Death on the Mountain Original Story
1961 Zero Focus Novel
1960 Towering Waves Novel
1960 The Lost Alibi Original Story
1959 Kikenna onna Original Story
1959 Kagero ezu Writer
1958 Points and Lines Novel
1958 Kyohansha Short Story
1958 Voice Without a Shadow Story
1958 Me no kabe Novel
1958 Stakeout Short Story
1957 The Face Original Story

Creator

2007 Evil People Creator

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