Akihiko Iguchi

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Akihiko Iguchi
Akihiko Iguchi in 2016
Born June 29, 1943
Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Occupation Artist, production designer
First work Mighty Jack (TV 1968)
Notable work Return of Ultraman (TV 1971-1972)

Akihiko Iguchi (井口 昭彦,   Iguchi Akihiko), born Akihiko Takahashi (高橋 昭彦,   Takahashi Akihiko) and also known by the mononymous signature Akihiko (亜㐂比古 (あきひこ)), is a Japanese artist and production designer. Getting his start as an art director for Tsuburaya Productions' Mighty Jack, he would go on to design numerous vehicles and kaiju for various works, including Toho's Mechagodzilla and Titanosaurus.

Selected filmography

Special effects art director

Art director



Designed monsters



  1. Episodes 5-22 with Toshiro Aoki.


This is a list of references for Akihiko Iguchi. 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 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Nakamura et al. 2014, p. 103
  2. 2.0 2.1 Murase 2015, p. 268
  3. "井口昭彦さんトークライブ レポート!". Cast. 2 April 2012.



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