Kiyotaka Taguchi

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Kiyotaka Taguchi
Kiyotaka Taguchi
Born May 7, 1980
Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan
Occupation Director, special effects director
First work Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Notable work Geharha: The Dark and
Long Haired Monster
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Kiyotaka Taguchi (田口 清隆,   Taguchi Kiyotaka) is a Japanese film and television director. He is best known as the head director of four recent seasons in the Ultra Series: Ultraman X, Ultraman Orb, Ultraman Z, and Ultraman Blazar. His action scenes often make use of complex long takes seldom seen elsewhere in the tokusatsu genre.

Selected filmography

Assistant director of special effects

Assistant director

Special effects art assistant


Director of special effects



  • Ultra Zone (TV 2011) as man in crowd [episode 21]
  • Ultraman X (TV 2015) as voice of telecom [episode 15] / police officer taking photographs [voice; episode 16]
  • Ultraman Orb the Movie (2017) as kaiju-obsessed pedestrian




2012 SciFi Japan TV interview
Taguchi guides three children through
the making of their own kaiju film
The music video for
Mayday's "Life of Planet"

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