Isao Zushi

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Isao Zushi
Isao Zushi in 2004
Occupation Suit actor
Notable role(s) Godzilla, Gigan, various
Terror-Beasts, Debura
First work Ultraman Ace (TV 1972)
Notable work Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)

Isao Zushi (図師 勲,   Zushi Isao) is a former Japanese suit actor. Beginning his career on Tsuburaya Productions' Ultraman Ace, he was employed as an intern at Bin Furuya's company, Bin Promotion, portraying several monsters in the live stage show Assault! Human!!.[1] He alternated with Toru Kawai in the role of Godzilla in Zone Fighter, in which he also played the majority of the Terror-Beasts, including Gigan. Zushi reprised the role of Godzilla the following year in Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. He also portrayed the monster Debura in Toho's Kure Kure Takora and Deimos Z on the Toei series, Super Robot Red Baron.

Selected filmography


  • "The Men Who Played Biragon and Debura: Mamoru Kusumi and Isao Zushi Interviews" Toho Video Kure Kure Takora Vol. 3 DVD special feature (2016)


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