Eiichi Asada

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Eiichi Asada
Eiichi Asada in 2021. Photo by Brett Homenick.
Born March 13, 1949
Uryu, Hokkaido, Japan
Occupation Special effects director
First work Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
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Eiichi Asada (浅田 英一,   Asada Eiichi) is a Japanese special effects director. He notably directed the effects for the final two entries in the Millennium series of Godzilla films.

Selected filmography

Assistant director

Assistant director of special effects

First assistant director of special effects

Director of special effects





  • Asada is one of only two Godzilla special effects directors to have never worked on an Ultra Series production. The other is Teruyoshi Nakano.

External links


This is a list of references for Eiichi Asada. 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 Homenick, Brett (15 July 2021). "TOKUSATSU BEGINNINGS! Eiichi Asada on Becoming an Assistant Director at Toho in the 1970s!". Vantage Point Interviews.
  2. Tomoi, Taketo, ed. (4 March 2019). Showa Mechagodzilla Steel Encyclopedia. Yosensha. pp. 83–84. ISBN 978-4-8003-1628-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Homenick, Brett (15 November 2022). "RISING THROUGH THE TOKUSATSU RANKS! Eiichi Asada Reflects on His Career as an Assistant SFX Director in the 1970s and '80s!". Vantage Point Interviews.
  4. "火の鳥" [The Phoenix]. Toho Reference Room. Retrieved 29 June 2023.
  5. Nakamura, Satoshi (2 February 2018). "第六回 監督 大河原孝夫氏(前編)" [#6: Takao Okawara, Director (Part 1)]. Godzilla Store.


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