Kazuki Omori

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Kazuki Omori
Kazuki Omori "International Competition Jury" at Opening Ceremony of the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival
Born March 3, 1952
Osaka, Japan
Died November 12, 2022 (aged 70)
Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan[1]
First work Kakumeikyō Jidai (1969)
Notable work Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)

Kazuki Omori (大森 一樹,   Ōmori Kazuki) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. Omori was one of the chief creative forces behind the Heisei Godzilla series, writing and directing Godzilla vs. Biollante and Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, and later writing Godzilla vs. Mothra and Godzilla vs. Destoroyah. He was the head of the Visual Concept Planning Department at Osaka University of Arts beginning in 2006, where he taught several classes on tokusatsu techniques.[2][3] He passed away on November 12, 2022 due to acute myeloid leukemia at age 70.[1]

Selected filmography




  • Gunbot (TV 2014) - Executive supervisor




2021 Kaiju Masterclass panel

External links


This is a list of references for Kazuki Omori. 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 "Godzilla movie director Kazuki Omori dies". The Japan News. 15 November 2022.
  2. Kazuki Omori | Invited Speakers & Abstracts of Lectures | Kyoto University-Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium | KUIP
  3. SciFi Japan - Godzilla Filmmakers Teach Tokusatsu at Osaka University of Arts


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