Koichi Kawakita

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Koichi Kawakita
Koichi Kawakita with the Oxygen Destroyer prop and a Godzilla maquette
Occupation/Role Optical Technician,
Special Effects Director,
Director, Actor
Character(s) Played SDF Officer, Businessman
Birthday December 5, 1942
Date of Death December 5, 2014
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
First Work Gorath (1962)
Notable Work Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
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Koichi Kawakita (川北紘一,   Kawakita Kōichi), born December 5, 1942, was a Japanese optical technician, special effects director, and director best known for his work on most of the Heisei era Godzilla films and the first two Rebirth of Mothra films. He also occasionally appeared in cameos in some of Toho's tokusastu productions. Kawakita passed away on December 5, 2014, his 72nd birthday.

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AnimeMekaGoji

one month ago
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I remember work when I first saw Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla II. The special effects were amazing! May you rest in peace, Kawakita.
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Titanollante

21 months ago
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Good work, man. Rest in peace!