WRITER

Yasutaka Tsutsui

1934 - Today

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Yasutaka Tsutsui (筒井 康隆, Tsutsui Yasutaka, born September 24, 1934 in Osaka) is a Japanese novelist, science fiction author, and actor. His Yumenokizaka bunkiten won the Tanizaki Prize in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yasutaka Tsutsui has received more than 223,943 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Yasutaka Tsutsui is the 1,945th most popular writer (up from 2,698th in 2019), the 586th most popular biography from Japan (up from 710th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Japanese Writer.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.51

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  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yasutaka Tsutsui ranks 1,945 out of 5,794Before him are Michael Cunningham, Christy Brown, Guido Adler, Israel Joshua Singer, Robert James Waller, and John W. Campbell. After him are Rhonda Byrne, Ana María Matute, Elsa Beskow, Zinaida Gippius, Luigi Illica, and Malcolm Lowry.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Yasutaka Tsutsui ranks 122Before him are Howard Martin Temin, Frankie Valli, Claude Berri, Jean Ziegler, Van Cliburn, and Elgin Baylor. After him are Umberto Agnelli, George Chakiris, Joan Didion, Ken Rosewall, Raina Kabaivanska, and Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yasutaka Tsutsui ranks 586 out of 5,560Before him are Ankō Itosu (1831), Tokugawa Ieharu (1737), Hideaki Anno (1960), Sessue Hayakawa (1886), Nitobe Inazō (1862), and Shotaro Ishinomori (1938). After him are Shinichi Suzuki (1898), Emperor Murakami (926), Kinji Fukasaku (1930), Hajime Sugiyama (1880), Yamamoto Kansuke (1493), and Momoko Kōchi (1932).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Yasutaka Tsutsui ranks 38Before him are Chūya Nakahara (1907), Masaoka Shiki (1867), Akiyuki Nosaka (1930), Hirokazu Kanazawa (1931), Ichiyō Higuchi (1872), and Yoshida Kenkō (1283). After him are Minamoto no Sanetomo (1192), Ryū Murakami (1952), Takuboku Ishikawa (1886), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Katsu Kaishū (1823), and Amélie Nothomb (1967).

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