When his father dies in 1975, Haruki was appointed president of the Kadokawa Shoten and he announced a new and ambitious plan for his company: created a new branch dedicated to produce films and impel international cinematographic adaptations of the best-seller novels and comics of the publishing branch. "The Inugami Family" was the first film produced by Kadokawa. The success of the planning encouraged Kadokawa to direct some movies himself. His debut as director was "Dirty Hero" (1982), followed by "Love Story" (1984). In 1990 he directed his most acclaimed film, "Heaven and Earth". Read more... for drug possession.