Masaaki Tezuka

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Masaaki Tezuka
Masaaki Tezuka in front of posters for Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
Birthday January 24, 1955
Birthplace Tochigi, Japan
First Work Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Notable Work Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

Masaaki Tezuka (手塚昌明,   Tedzuka Masāki) is a Japanese director. He became interested in filmmaking after seeing King Kong vs. Godzilla in a sold-out theater. After graduating Nihon University, he directed made-for-TV films for Hori Productions.[1] His work with Toho began in 1981, when he served as Kon Ichikawa's assistant director for Lonely Heart. Toho hired him as an in-house assistant director following the production of 47 Ronin (1994). His first directorial assignment for them was Godzilla vs. Megaguirus, and he went on to helm Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla and Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

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