Akira Takarada


Akira Takarada

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Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) - I Am The Controller Astronauts Glenn (NOT John) and Fuji (Nick Adams, Akira Takarada) landing on newfound Planet X, look to plant their “World Space Authority” flag, when they hear, unexpectedly, from Yoshio Tsuchiya, voice of “The Controller,” in the Japanese-made Invasion Of Astro-Monster, (a.k.a. Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero)1965.
Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) - Are You Sure It's Safe? The “Controller” (Yoshio Tsuchiya) and humanoids from Planet X were not invited to Earth, but, having proven they can locate both Godzilla and Mothra, astronauts Fuji and Glenn (Akira Takarada, Nick Adams), checking in with sister and girlfriend (Keiko Sawai, Kumi Mizuno), agree they should travel back with them, in Invasion Of Astro-Monster, (a.k.a. Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero)1965.
Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) - An Historical Battle Godzilla and Rodan, borrowed from Earth and accompanied by Glenn, Fuji and Sakurai (Nick Adams, Akira Takarada, Jun Tazaki), are sent straight into battle with the monster that’s been dominating The Controller (Yoshio Tsuchiya) and other Planet X weirdos, in Invasion Of Astro-Monster, (a.k.a. Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero)1965.
Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) - I Will Show You Monster Zero Earth guys Glenn and Fuji (Nick Adams, Akira Takarada) are now underground on Planet X where “The Controller” (Yoshio Tsuchiya) and his posse explain about “Monster Zero” (which they recognize as “Ghidira” from the previous Toho Studio “Monster Rally” film), in Invasion Of Astro-Monster, (a.k.a. Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero)1965.
Invasion Of Astro-Monster (1965) - World Space Authority A quick prologue, then Hollywood’s Nick Adams and Toho Studios/Godzilla regular Akira Takarada appear as “World Space Authority” astronauts, Jun Tazaki their boss, Keiko Sawai sister Haruno, Akira Kubo her boyfriend Tetsuo, in the Japanese-made Invasion Of Astro-Monster, (a.k.a. Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero)1965.
Godzilla, King Of The Monsters (1956) - Fabulous Discovery Dr. Yamane (Takashi Shimura), with daughter Emiko (Momoko Kochi) now leading the expedition on Odo Island, American reporter Steve (Raymond Burr) and sidekick Iwanaga (Frank Iwanaga) observing, as the star makes his first appearance, in Godzilla, King Of The Monsters, 1956, edited from the original 1954 Japanese feature.
Gojira (1954) - What Could Have Caused This? The opening of the original feature by Ishiro Honda for Toho Films, with trouble at sea, followed by the introduction of Akira Takarada as sea salvage worker Hideo and Momoko Kôchi as girlfriend Emiko, in Gojira, 1954, re-cut and released two years later in the U.S. as Godzilla.

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