Asato Mari

  • Name: Asato Mari
  • Native name: 安里麻里
  • Also Known as: あさと まり
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: March 14, 1976
  • Age: 48
Mari Asato is a Japanese film director born in Okinawa on March 14, 1976. Primarily known for the film Ju-On: Black Ghost (2009) as part of The Grudge film instalments. Other films include the politically undertoned Samurai Chicks (Dokuritsu Shôjo Gurentai) (2004), the cinematic rendition Boy From Hell (2004), Twilight Syndrome: Dead Go Round (2008), Ring of Curse (2011), Bilocation (2012), and Fatal Frame (2014).

Mari Asato began her career as a photographer working as an apprentice under Kiyoshi Kurosawa during the filming of Barren Illusions in 1999. A few years later she worked under Hiroshi Takahashi as an assistant director on the production of Sodom the Killer (2004). It was after this time Asato began directing her own films, mostly contributing to already well-known horror franchises. In 2011, she entered her most successful and active phase of film-making, continuously releasing sequels and feature films.

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Screenwriter
Year Title Type Rating
2024 Tanabata no Kuni
Drama
0.0
2023 Kokando Josho Sapuri
Drama
0.0
2010 X Game
Movie
7.0
2008 1 Month Like Summer Vacation
Movie
7.2
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2018 I"s
Drama
7.5
2006 Have a Nice Day
Movie
6.0
2006 Keitai Deka Zenigata
Drama
7.3
2005 Koi Suru Nichiyobi: Series 2
Special
0.0
2004 Keitai Deka Zenigata Rei
Drama
7.0
2004 Samurai Chicks
Movie
5.3
2004 The Boy from Hell
Movie
5.7
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2024 Kimi ga Kemono ni Naru Mae ni
Drama
7.5
2023 Nukarumi no Shokutaku
Drama
7.0
2022 Hoshi Shinichi no Fushigina Fushigina Tanpen Dorama
Drama
8.0
2021 Tada Rikon Shitenai dake
Drama
7.4
2019 Under Your Bed
Movie
7.1
2017 Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets
Movie
7.2
2016 Kidan Piece of Darkness
Movie
7.1
2014 Fatal Frame
Movie
7.1
2014 Bilocation
Movie
7.5
2012 The Chasing World 5
Movie
6.2
2012 The Chasing World 4
Movie
6.7
2012 The Chasing World 3
Movie
6.6
2011 Ring of Curse
Movie
6.9
2011 Mobile Girlfriend
Movie
6.5
2009 Ju-on: Black Ghost
Movie
6.8
2008 Twilight Syndrome - Dead Go Round
Movie
6.0
Assistant Director
Year Title Type Rating
2004 Sodom the Killer
Movie
6.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2005 Choi Kowai Hanashi The Movie: Yami no Eigasai
Japanese Movie, 2005,
(Main Role)
Main Role
5.0
2004 Sodom the Killer
Japanese Movie, 2004,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.0
2001 Gips
Japanese Movie, 2001,
(Support Role)
Support Role
6.8
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  • Native name: 安里麻里
  • Also Known as: あさと まり
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: March 14, 1976
  • Age: 48

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