Osamu DAZAI

太宰 治

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Family name (in kanji): 太宰 
Given name (in kanji):  
Birth name: Shuuji (修治) Tsushima (津島) 
Date of birth: 1909-06-19 
Hometown: Kanagi, Aomori, Japan 
Chronology:
(1930) Enters Tokyo University 
(1930-11-28) Attempts double suicide with Tabe Shimeko 
(1933) First short stories published in magazines 
(1935-03) Attempts suicide in Kamakura 
(1937-04) Attempts double suicide with Oyama Hatsuya at the Tanigawa onsen 
(1939) Marries Ishihara Michiko 
(1947) Novel "Shayo" {The Setting Sun} published. 
(1947) Short story "Biyon no tsuma" {Villon's Wife} published 
(1948) Novel "Ningen Shikkaku" {No Longer Human} published 
(1948-06-13) Commits double suicide by drowning, with Yamazaki Tomie, in Tokyo 
(1948-06-19) Body found, on his 39th birthday 
Date of death: 1948-06-13 
Non-anime staff credits:
Original story for "Kiganjo no boken" (movie, 1966) (Japanese) 
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Staff in:
Aoi Bungaku Series (TV) : Original creator (eps 1-4, 9-10) 
Hashire Melos (special) : Original story (1940 short story) 
Hashire Melos! (movie) : Original story (1940 short story) 
No Longer Human (manga) : Original creator 
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