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Excerpt: Tetsuji Takechi Takechi Tetsuji, December 10, 1912 - July 26, 1988) was a Japanese theatrical and film director, critic and author. First coming to prominence for his theatrical criticism, in the 1940s and 1950s he produced influential and popular experimental kabuki plays. Beginning in the mid-1950s, he continued his innovative theatrical work in noh, ky?gen and modern theater. In late 1956 and early 1957 he hosted a popular TV program, The Tetsuji Takechi Hour, which featured his reinterpretations of Japanese stage classics.
In the 1960s, Takechi entered the film industry by producing controversial soft-core theatrical pornography. His 1964 film Daydream was the first big-budget, mainstream pink film released in Japan. After the release of his 1965 film Black Snow, the government arrested him on indecency charges. The trial became a public battle over censorship between Japans intellectuals and the government.
Takechi won the lawsuit, enabling the wave of softcore pink films which dominated Japans domestic cinema during the 1960s and 1970s. In the later 1960s, Takechi produced three mor...