Daisuke Sato

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Daisuke Sato
Daisuke Sato at the 2017 Japan Expo
Occupation Modelmaker, director, cinematographer
First work Godzilla, Mothra and King
Ghidorah: Giant Monsters
All-Out Attack
Notable work Howl from Beyond the Fog (2019)
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Daisuke Sato (佐藤 大介,   Satō Daisuke) is a Japanese modeler and filmmaker. Having worked as a modeler on a handful of tokusatsu films in the 2000s, he has since served the roles of director, director of special effects, cinematographer, and/or more on a handful of independent kaiju films. He wrote, directed, executive produced, shot, and edited Howl from Beyond the Fog in 2019 and directed the special effects of the 2021 American film Iké Boys. He will also direct the special effects of, shoot, and co-direct Hoshi 35 and direct the special effects of, shoot, and produce Brush of the God, both slated for release in 2023.

Selected filmography


Director of special effects



Daisuke Sato interview (subtitled in Spanish)


  1. Credited for "tokusatsu special effects."


This is a list of references for Daisuke Sato. 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 Hood, Robert (14 October 2009). "New Daikaiju Appears Through a Fog of Obscurity". Undead Backbrain. Archived from the original on 23 January 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Aiken, Keith (26 November 2022). "HOSHI 35 First Look -- Godzilla Series Star Megumi Odaka Returns in New Kaiju Film!". SciFi Japan.
  3. "Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (ゴジラ・モスラ・キングギドラ 大怪獣総攻撃)". Toho. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  4. "Godzilla Final Wars (ゴジラ ファイナル ウォーズ)". Toho. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  5. "YUZO THE BIGGEST BATTLE IN TOKYO -- First Look At Upcoming Daikaiju Movie!". SciFi Japan. 3 September 2021.


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