Toru Kawai

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Toru Kawai
Toru Kawai with the Raidron suit on the set of episode 20 of Ultraman Taro
Occupation/Role Suit actor, wire operator
Character(s) played Godzilla, Tyrannosaurus rex
Date of death 1996[1]
First work Ultraman Ace (TV 1972-1973)
Notable work Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

Toru Kawai (河合徹,   Kawai Tōru) was a Japanese stuntman and actor, who made appearances in both the Godzilla and Ultra franchises in the 1970's. He died in 1996 due to diabetes.[1]

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  1. Kawai and Hirasaki are credited as "Assistant Monster Operators" in the film's English export version.


This is a list of references for Toru Kawai. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 All Toho Monsters Pictorial Book (4th Edition). Yosensha. p. 193. 4 September 2016. ISBN: 978-4-8003-0362-2.


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