Eiji Tsuburaya


Special Effects Director

Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

Daikessen! Super Ultra 8 Kyodai (2008)
Characters As Source Material
Ultraman Mebius and Ultraman Brothers (2006)
Characters As Source Material

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Space Station 76 (2014)
Visual Effects
Battle of the Japan Sea (1970)
Special Effects
Latitude Zero (1970)
Director Special Effects
Monster Zero (1970)
Special Effects
Monster Zero (1970)
Special Effects
Destroy All Monsters (1969)
Special Effects
All Monsters Attack (1969)
Special Effects
King Kong Escapes (1968)
Director Special Effects Photographer
Admiral Yamamoto (1968)
Special Effects
Siege of Fort Bismarck (1968)
Special Effects
Whirlwind (1968)
Special Effects
Son of Godzilla (1967)
Special Effects
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1966)
Director sp Effects Photographer
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Special Effects
Samurai Pirate (1965)
Special Effects
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1965)
Special Effects
None but the Brave (1965)
Special Effects Director
Godzilla vs. The Thing (1964)
Special Effects Director
Godzilla vs. The Thing (1964)
Special Effects Director
Gorath (1964)
Special Effects
Atragon (1964)
Special Effects Director
The Human Vapor (1964)
Special Effects
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
Director Special Effects
The Youth and His Amulet (1963)
Special Effects
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Special Effects
Matango (1963)
Special Effects
Varan the Unbelievable (1962)
Special Effects for Japanese version
Mothra (1962)
Special Effects
Daredevil in the Castle (1961)
Special Effects
Secret of the Telegian (1961)
Director sp Effects
I Bombed Pearl Harbor (1961)
Special Effects Director for Japanese version
Battle In Outer Space (1960)
Special Effects
Rodan (1958)
Special Effects
The H-Man (1958)
Special Effects
The Mysterians (1957)
Special Effects
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
Special Effects

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Rodan (1957) - A Strange Beast Inside Engineer Shigeru (Kenji Sawara) is taking a shot at reassuring his panicked girlfriend Kiyo (Yumi Shirakawa) when the worm that's been killing miners makes it's first on-screen appearance, in her apartment, in Inoshiro Honda's Rodan, 1957.
Son Of Godzilla (1967) - A Baby Godzilla! Research team member Morio and journalist Goro (Kenji Sahara, Akira Kubo) are staking out the giant mutant mantis-es when the title character appears, at which time Furukawa (Yoshio Tsuchiya) finally snaps, just in time to see the big guy arrive, in Son Of Godzilla, 1967.
Son Of Godzilla (1967) - Open, It's Godzilla! Cold open at sea somewhere near Japan, a ship crew (we won’t see again) caught in a storm sees the hero appear unexpectedly, in the eighth feature in the Toho Films franchise, released in Japan in late 1967 but not in the U.S. until 1969, Son Of Godzilla.
Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster (1964) - ..Identified As King Ghidorah! Professor Miura (Hiroshi Koizumi) and his crew have been staking out the hot swelling meteor that landed in the opening scenes which finally cracks open, revealing the title character, causing panic in nearby Matsumoto, in the fifth Godzilla-franchise feature, Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster, 1964.
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.
Mothra Vs. Godzilla (1964) - Beauty Amid Utter Destruction After a cracking (if miniature) opening with a typhoon wrecking a coastal reclamation project, the aftermath with Yuriko Hoshi as a news photographer, Akira Takarada her annoyed reporter colleague, and Kenzo Tadake a craven local politician, in the fourth feature in the Toho Films franchise, Mothra Vs. Godzilla, 1964.
Godzilla, King Of The Monsters (1956) - Tokyo Has No Defense Relatively safe in a newsroom, American reporter Steve (Raymond Burr) sets up his tape recorder, maybe for posterity, as the monster gets down to business in Tokyo, in the original U.S. version of Godzilla, King Of The Monsters, 1956.

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