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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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1933:
Landed a job with the production department of P.C.L. (Photo-Chemical Laboratories) Studios a few months before graduation
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Worked as an assistant director to Kajiro Yamamoto; first met another of that director's proteges, Akira Kurosawa
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Served in the military for eight years
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Returned to P.C.L., Now renamed Toho Studios; directed cultural documentaries
1949:
Served as Kurosawa's assistant director on "Stray Dog"
1951:
Directed first fictional feature film, "Aoi Shinju"
1953:
Collaborated with special effects technician Eiji Tsuburaya on the war film, "Taiheiyo no Washi"
1954:
Directed his best-known film, "Gojira/Godzilla" for which he also co-wrote the screenplay
1967:
Was involved in the making of the children's TV series, "Ultraman", created by Tsuburaya
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Received screen credit as "creative consultant" and "direction counsellor" on such Kurosawa films as "Ran" (1985) and "Akira Kurosawa's Dreams" (1990)

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