— Kensho Yamashita, when asked about the future of the Godzilla series
Kensho Yamashita (山下 賢章 was a Yamashita Kenshō)Japanese film director. An assistant director at Toho since 1969, he worked with Ishiro Honda on Terror of Mechagodzilla in 1975. Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla, his third stint as director, was also his last film credit. Yamashita passed away on August 16, 2016, from heart failure.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
1st assistant director[edit | edit source]
- Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
Assistant director[edit | edit source]
- Conflagration (1975) [with Isaburo Hashimoto, Kunio Miyoshi]
- The Blue Stigma (1978)
- Magnitude 7.9 (1980) [with Koji Hashimoto, Kunio Miyoshi]
- The Return of Godzilla (1984) [with Hitoshi Hoshino]
Director[edit | edit source]
Actor[edit | edit source]
- Horror of the Wolf (1973) as Inugami's father [uncredited]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
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