Yoshiro Muraki (August 15, 1924 - October 26, 2009) was a Japanese production designer, art director and costume designer. He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for his work in Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Kagemusha (1980) and Ran (1985). He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Costume Design for his work in Yojimbo (1961). He is most well-known for his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, having done work on all that director's films from Record of a Living Being on, with the exception of Dersu Uzala[1].


  1. Gerow, Aaron. "Muraki Yoshiro." Tangemania: Aaron Gerow's Japanese Film Page. 27 October 2009. Accessed 2 November 2009

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