WorldCat Identities


Works: 11 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 49 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 西谷弘
Yōgisha X no kenshin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charmingly nerdy genius physicist and professor Yukawa Manabu uses his supreme intellect and reasoning to help headstrong Detective Kaoru solve mystery cases. This time, Yukawa meets his match in Ishigami Tetsuya, a math genius and Yukawa's former classmate who orchestrates the seemingly perfect murder cover-up
Manatsu no hōteishiki( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manabu "Galileo" Yukawa, a physicist, is invited to speak on the panel of an explanatory meeting for a seabed mining plan in Harigaura. Yukawa meets a boy named Kyohei on the train leading to Harigaura. Kyohei is the nephew of the proprietress of Rokuganso Inn. The next morning, a man is found dead on the rocks below a concrete embankment. The man was Masatsugu Tsukahara, who had also been staying at the inn. Was the death an accident or murder? Will Yukawa be able to solve the mystery?
Kenchō no hoshi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young government official is sent to a grocery store to learn about how businesses are run. The store he is sent to will teach him more than he thinks
Me ga mi no houshyuu = Amalfi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas time in Rome. A man arrives in the city upon news of a potential terrorist strike in Italy. He is Japanese foreign diplomat, Kosaku Kuroda, and he's here under orders of his supervisor at the Foreign Ministry, Hiroshi Kataoka, to aid in the safeguarding of Japanese citizens. Kuroda's main contacts at the Japanese embassy consist of Ambassador Kikuhara, Counselor Nishino, and fellow diplomatic envoys Haba and Tanimoto. All are busy preparing for the visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Kawagoe due to arrive for the high-profile G8 foreign minister's meeting. Meanwhile, somewhere on the festively-lit streets of the city, a young Japanese girl has suddenly gone missing. Is it an abduction simply for ransom? Or could it be a prelude to terror?
Hirugao = Hirugao : love affairs in the afternoon( Visual )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows the story of Sawa, who sleeps with a married man 'heijitsu hirugao tsuma' (while her husband is working). After it becomes known, she moves to escape the harassment, even changing her name. But after the illicit lovers break off the relationship that had resulted in so much destruction, they meet by chance in a small seaside town, and the relationship is once again kindled
Andarushia, megami no houfuku = Andalucia, revenge of the goddess( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Japanese investor is killed in the Principality of Andorra, located north of Spain. Diplomat Kosaku Kuroda is there preparing for an international conference. Kosaku Kuroda is then ordered to investigate the murder of the Japanese investor ..."--Container
Po an tian cai Jialilue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tentai kansoku = Searchin' for my polestar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hirugao : heijitsu gogo 3-ji no koibitotachi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Xing ji da gai zao = Star reformer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Ninkyō herupā( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tsubasa Hikoichi is a yakuza underling who runs a loan shark operation in Roppongi. Hikoichi is brutal and efficient, and has no compunction about cheating the weak and poor out of their hard-earned money. When Hikoichi's boss dies, his replacement, Takayama Gensuke, wants the young hood to prepare himself for an executive position, and orders Hikoichi, along with other subordinate bosses, to get a job in an elderly care facility. Suffice it to say, the position isn't what Hikoichi expected it to be
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Audience level: 0.63 (from 0.43 for Yōgisha X ... to 0.92 for Po an tian ...)

Alternative Names
Hiroshi Nishitani

Hiroshi Nishitani film director

Hiroshi Nishitani Japans filmregisseur

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