Minami Ichikawa

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Minami Ichikawa
Minami Ichikawa circa 2017
Born July 22, 1966
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Film producer; Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Toho; Director of Toho-Towa; etc.
First work Hero Interview (1994)
Notable work Shin Godzilla (2016)
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Minami Ichikawa (市川 南,   Ichikawa Minami) is a Japanese businessman and film producer. He is a Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Toho as well as the head of its Motion Picture Group, the Chairman of TOHO Cinemas and TOHO Marketing, a Director of Toho-Towa and Toho Entertainment, and a part-time Director of Kansai Television. He also formerly served as the sixth and final President of Toho Pictures before its merger to become TOHO Studios, and as a Director of Tokyo Laboratory before its closure in 2023.

Ichikawa notably produced Shin Godzilla (2016) and Godzilla Minus One (2023), making him the third executive producer of a Japanese Godzilla film after Tomoyuki Tanaka and Shogo Tomiyama.

Selected filmography

Production committee (Toho)

Executive producer



  1. Keiji Ota, Hiroyasu Matsuoka, Yoshihiro Yoshizawa, Wakana Okamura, Kazuaki Kishida, Ryo Shimoyama, Tomoko Shiraishi, Atsushi Takeshige, Akihiro Takeda, Ryoji Tanaka, Chiaki Baba, Shoichi Hayashibara, Kazushige Hishinuma, and Yasuhiro Yamaguchi.


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