Katsuyuki Hirano

Born in Shizuoka, 1964. Aspiring cartoonist until the age of 18, when he began filmmaking. After being selected for the Pia Film Festival three years in a row, 1985 to 1987, he began to direct adult video in 1990. Yumika, the first Hokkaido-bike-trip film, had its theatrical debut in 1997. Encyclopedia of a Drifter, the second in the bike-trip series came out in 1998. The White, finished in 1999, concludes the three part bike-trip series.

Annyeong Yumika (2009)

Don't get it twisted: Yumika Hayashi is way more than just a porn star. She's a Rorschach test, film theory with curves, her screen image throwing off endless refractions within the hearts of those who knew her, loved her, or just got off to her. The "iron woman" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tetsuaki Matsue
CAST:  Lemon Hanazawa  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Kôji Irie  •  Company Matsuo

Don't get it twisted: Yumika Hayashi is way more than just a porn star. She's a Rorschach test, film theory with curves, her screen image throwing off endless refractions within the hearts of those who knew her, loved her, or just got off to her. The "iron woman" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tetsuaki Matsue
CAST:  Lemon Hanazawa  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Kôji Irie  •  Company Matsuo

Director Disqualified (2011)

In 1997, Hirano Katsuyuki, a married, middle-aged AV director, and his 26-year-old actress and lover, Hayashi Yumika, set out to cycle from Tokyo to Hokkaido. Two video versions of their trip already exist, the intimate documentary Yumika and its gonzo porno alter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Company Matsuo

In 1997, Hirano Katsuyuki, a married, middle-aged AV director, and his 26-year-old actress and lover, Hayashi Yumika, set out to cycle from Tokyo to Hokkaido. Two video versions of their trip already exist, the intimate documentary Yumika and its gonzo porno alter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Company Matsuo

Youth 100 Kilometers (2016)

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The retirement movie for adult film actress Ai Uehara, directed by Katsuyuki Hirano. A big fan of Ai Uehara have to go on a 100-kilometer marathon to have sex with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Ai Uehara

The retirement movie for adult film actress Ai Uehara, directed by Katsuyuki Hirano. A big fan of Ai Uehara have to go on a 100-kilometer marathon to have sex with her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Ai Uehara

Happiness Avenue (1986)

When Otomo Katsuhiro saw his manga Good Weather credited as the “original novel” he burst out laughing. There’s not an iota of his book anywhere in the film. Made in the same year as Sono Sion’s A Man’s Flower Road, Hirano Katsuyuki’s Happiness Avenue (where Sono ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Masahiro Sugiyama  •  Sion Sono

When Otomo Katsuhiro saw his manga Good Weather credited as the “original novel” he burst out laughing. There’s not an iota of his book anywhere in the film. Made in the same year as Sono Sion’s A Man’s Flower Road, Hirano Katsuyuki’s Happiness Avenue (where Sono ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Masahiro Sugiyama  •  Sion Sono

Water Crown (1986)

A seemingly ordinary preparatory school student Kishida who seemed to have raped her with a girl who seems to be prostituting while seemingly sending an ordinary high school girl high life is tied up with some kind of strange relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hisashi Saito
CAST:  Junko Kikuchi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Risa Imanishi  •  Tsukiko Ishida

A seemingly ordinary preparatory school student Kishida who seemed to have raped her with a girl who seems to be prostituting while seemingly sending an ordinary high school girl high life is tied up with some kind of strange relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hisashi Saito
CAST:  Junko Kikuchi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano  •  Risa Imanishi  •  Tsukiko Ishida

Yumika (1997)

The documentary of director Katsuyuki Hirano and adult film actress Yumika Hayashi's 41-day biking trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano

The documentary of director Katsuyuki Hirano and adult film actress Yumika Hayashi's 41-day biking trip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano

Shiro the White (1999)

December 1989, director Katsuyuki Hirano took on the journey of biking across Hokkaido under extreme weather. This is the documentary about that journey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Katsuyuki Hirano

December 1989, director Katsuyuki Hirano took on the journey of biking across Hokkaido under extreme weather. This is the documentary about that journey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Katsuyuki Hirano

My beloved AV gal - Yumika Hayashi (1998)

Short film "My beloved AV gal - Yumika Hayashi" included in the Yumika 1997 DVD by Katsuyuki Hirano. "My beloved AV gal" (愛しのAVギャル) is an omnibus project by three directors Akira Takatsuki (高槻彰), Company Matsuo (カンパニー松尾) and Katsuyuki Hirano (平野勝之) for which each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano

Short film "My beloved AV gal - Yumika Hayashi" included in the Yumika 1997 DVD by Katsuyuki Hirano. "My beloved AV gal" (愛しのAVギャル) is an omnibus project by three directors Akira Takatsuki (高槻彰), Company Matsuo (カンパニー松尾) and Katsuyuki Hirano (平野勝之) for which each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Hirano
CAST:  Yumika Hayashi  •  Katsuyuki Hirano