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Also Known As: Died: February 28, 1993
Born: Cause of Death: difficulties resulting from respiratory problems
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) as Director
Aliens rebuild Mechagodzilla with the help of a demented scientist who has discovered a creature called Titanosaurus, which they intend to team up to defeat Godzilla. This was the last Godzilla movie made until 1985.
2.
Monsters From the Unknown Planet (1975) as Director
Aliens rebuild Mechagodzilla with the help of a demented scientist who has discovered a creature called Titanosaurus, which they intend to team up to defeat Godzilla. This was the last Godzilla movie made until 1985.
3.
The War of the Gargantuas (1970) as Director
Tokyo is attacked by rampaging Gargantuas, giant ape-like creatures in which one is good and the other evil.
4.
Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero (1970) as Director
Aliens try to use Godzilla, Mothra and Rodan to take over the planet.
5.
Latitude Zero (1970) as Director
6.
Monster Zero (1970) as Director
Aliens from the mysterious Planet X, which resides on the dark side of of Jupiter, come to Earth asking its people to help them save their world from the dreaded King Ghidrah by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. The aliens are actually planning to use the three monsters to take over our planet.
7.
Yog--Monster From Space (1970)
A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant mutant monsters created by the aliens in an attempt to conquer the world.
8.
Destroy All Monsters (1969) as Director
Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy all major cities on the planet. It is up to the daring crew of the super rocket ship X-2 to infiltrate the aliens' headquarters before the Earth monsters and King Ghidrah annihilate the planet.
9.
Godzilla's Revenge (1969) as Director
Using footage from previous films, the story revolves around a boy who uses his imagination to take him to Monster Island so he can escape the pains of real life.
10.
King Kong Escapes (1968) as Dir of Japanese version
When a mechanical replica of King Kong is unable to dig for the highly radioative Element X at the North Pole, the evil Doctor Who and his sponsor Madame Piranha (Madame X in the American release) decide to kidnap the real Kong. As an insurance policy they kidnap Lt. Susan Miller as well as her boyfriend Lt. Jiro Nomura and Cmdr. Carl Nelson (Kong develped a crush on Susan when she Nomura and Nelson visited the Kong at his home on Mondo Island). Kong later escapes and heads for Tokyo. Susan and the others also escape. Who and his minions follow him and activate Mechani-Kong in order to recapture him. Susan is then grabbed by the robot and is taken to the top of Tokyo Tower and a battle ensues.
11.
Come Marry Me (1967) as Director
12.
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1966) as Director
During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and sprouts appendages, and eventually grows into a complete body and escapes. Later, a feral boy with a certain physical deformity (a large head with a flat top) is captured by scientists who refer to the boy as Frankenstein. The creature grows to the height of 20 feet, escapes again, fights police and army, and is practically indestructible. Later, a reptilian monster goes on a rampage. Eventually the Frankenstein creature and the reptile face off in a terrible battle.
13.
War of the Gargantuas, The (1966)
Japanese version: The sole survivor of a Japanese fishing boat is hospitalized in extreme shock, and later tells a story that no one wants to believe. In the woods, campers and hikers disappear and leave only chewed-up clothes, and other people report sightings of hairy giants. An American scientist investigates, then a Japanese scientist recounts what happened years earlier in Furankenshutain tai chitei kaijv Baragon (1965). He had found a mutated feral boy with a flat head, named it Frankenstein, and it grew 20 feet tall, rampaged, and was destroyed. Now there is another Frankenstein, only it is 50 feet tall with brown fur all over. There also is a second monster just like it, only with green skin and fur, and it eats people. Both had grown out of fragments of the first monster's body. Both Frankensteins are nearly indestructible, both team up against the armed forces, and more monsters can grow from them. Then these Frankensteins turn against each other and wage a battle to the bitter end, with the city of Tokyo as their battle arena. American version: same as above, only the monsters are named Gargantuas, the green Gargantua had grown from a piece of the brown Gargantua's body, and the brown Gargantua's origin is unknown.
14.
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1965) as Director
A massive meteor falls to Earth, and from it emerges the three-headed King Ghidrah, who must defeat the combined forces of Godzilla, Rodan, and Mothra.
15.
Dagora, the Space Monster (1964)
A sattelite that uses diamonds in its mechanism is suddenly destroyed without explanation. A few days later, a group of diamond thieves are thwarted when the gems they are after suddenly disappear. Strangely enough, the two incidents are connected when scientists discover that a giant jellyfish like creature is drawing up all carbon based matter, including coal and diamonds. Soon the creature is also attacking bridges and ships. Can anything be done to destroy the creature before he begins drawing up all mankind.
16.
Atragon (1964) as Director
17.
The Human Vapor (1964) as Director
A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a beautiful dancer. The Human Vapour is ruthless in his quest for money and kills anyone who stands in his way, especially police. He soon becomes Tokyo's most wanted criminal. Can he be stopped before he kills again?
18.
Gorath (1964) as Director
Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American version of this film is missing a giant walrus which appeared briefly in the Japanese version.
19.
Godzilla vs. The Thing (1964) as Director
A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean off Japan so he can put luxury condos there. After a storm, a giant egg washes up on the beach nearby and is immediately put on public display. The developer's plans go awry when he disrupts Godzilla's rest and the monster goes stomping through Nagoya. It's up to the elderly Mothra, and then to its two offspring, to save Nagoya from destruction.
21.
Matango (1963) as Director
A group of pleasure-seeking young people are stranded on a mysterious island when their boat crashes. One by one they succumb to the lure of the deadly music.
22.
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) as Director
23.
Mothra (1962) as Director
After singing twin maidens are kidnapped from a tropical island, a giant larva (and soon-to-be moth) travels to Japan to rescue them.
24.
Varan the Unbelievable (1962) as Dir of Japanese version
25.
Battle In Outer Space (1960)
Alien invaders capture the moon and decimate the Earth''s cities.
26.
Rodan (1958) as Director
Miners uncover the nest of a giant pterodactyl.
27.
The H-Man (1958) as Director
Nuclear tests create a radioactive man who can turn people into slime.
28.
The Mysterians (1957) as Director
29.
Half Human (1957) as Dir, Japanese footage
Japanese villagers worship a monster and his son who live in an island cave. Some circus people hear about them, go to the island to capture the monster and wind up shooting its son. Then the trouble starts.
30.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) as Director
Nuclear tests awaken a prehistoric monster.
31.
Gojira (1954)
A 400-foot monster reptile with radioactive breath is revived, thanks to nuclear testing. It goes on a mad rampage, destroying Tokyo - how will they kill it?

Writer (feature film)

32.
The War of the Gargantuas (1970) as Screenwriter
Tokyo is attacked by rampaging Gargantuas, giant ape-like creatures in which one is good and the other evil.
33.
Destroy All Monsters (1969) as Screenwriter
Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy all major cities on the planet. It is up to the daring crew of the super rocket ship X-2 to infiltrate the aliens' headquarters before the Earth monsters and King Ghidrah annihilate the planet.
34.
War of the Gargantuas, The (1966)
Japanese version: The sole survivor of a Japanese fishing boat is hospitalized in extreme shock, and later tells a story that no one wants to believe. In the woods, campers and hikers disappear and leave only chewed-up clothes, and other people report sightings of hairy giants. An American scientist investigates, then a Japanese scientist recounts what happened years earlier in Furankenshutain tai chitei kaijv Baragon (1965). He had found a mutated feral boy with a flat head, named it Frankenstein, and it grew 20 feet tall, rampaged, and was destroyed. Now there is another Frankenstein, only it is 50 feet tall with brown fur all over. There also is a second monster just like it, only with green skin and fur, and it eats people. Both had grown out of fragments of the first monster's body. Both Frankensteins are nearly indestructible, both team up against the armed forces, and more monsters can grow from them. Then these Frankensteins turn against each other and wage a battle to the bitter end, with the city of Tokyo as their battle arena. American version: same as above, only the monsters are named Gargantuas, the green Gargantua had grown from a piece of the brown Gargantua's body, and the brown Gargantua's origin is unknown.
35.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) as Screenwriter
Nuclear tests awaken a prehistoric monster.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

36.
Stray Dog (1949) as Assistant Director
When a detective's gun is stolen, he tears apart the underworld to get it back.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

37.
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990) as Creative Consultant
In eight dream sequences, the great Japanese director explores his preoccupations with matters of life, death and art.
38.
Ran (1985)
An aging lord's decision to retire brings out the worst in his sons.
39.
Ran (1985)
An aging lord's decision to retire brings out the worst in his sons.

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