- Gender: Female
- Birthday: 1945-04-04 ( 78 years old )
- Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
- Also Known As: 高山 由紀子 / たかやま ゆきこ / 髙山由紀子
Yukiko Takayama (高山 由紀子（たかやま ゆきこ), April 4, 1945 – Tokyo) is a screenwriter and film director of Japan.
The eldest daughter of Japanese painter Takayama Tatsuo. After graduating from Faculty of Literature, Keio University, studying movie screenplay.
In 1975, his own work was adopted as a competition screening for a new Godzilla movie screenwriter for scenario school students by Honda Inoshiro, and the screenwriter debuted in “counterattack of Mechagodzilla”.
He is good at a scenario that struck female psychology, he is one of the female screenwriters indispensable for criminal dramas, mysteries, and historical dramas.
The novel “Tale of Genji Monogatari, Prince of Sorrow” published in 2010 was made into a movie in 2011 titled “The Tales of Genji Monogatari Mystery”.
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