Naoya Matsumoto

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Naoya Matsumoto
Naoya Matsumoto
Born February 12, 1989
Tochigi, Japan[1]
Occupation Actor, stuntman
Notable role(s) Godzilla
Height 1.65 meters (5 ft. 5 in.)[1]
First work Tomica Hero Rescue
(TV 2008-2009)
Notable work Super Sentai series (since 2009), Kamen Rider series (since 2009)

Naoya Matsumoto (松本 直也,   Matsumoto Naoya) is a Japanese actor and stuntman affiliated with Red Entertainment Deliver. Having been involved with tokusatsu for over a decade, he has served as a suit actor primarily for Toei's Super Sentai and Kamen Rider franchises, both of which he entered in 2009 through Samurai Sentai Shinkenger and Kamen Rider W, respectively.[1] He has been cast in the role of Godzilla for multiple live-action short films, including three of Kazuhiro Nakagawa's Godzilla Fest originals and the April Fool's video Godzilla vs. the Tigers.

Selected filmography


  • Matsumoto shares his name with the creator of giant monster manga Kaiju No. 8.

See also

External links


  1. Only credited for Godzilla.


This is a list of references for Naoya Matsumoto. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "松本直也 / Naoya Matsumoto". Red Entertainment Deliver Corporation. Retrieved 16 October 2022.
  2. "クレジット". Godzilla vs. the Tigers. Retrieved 16 October 2022.
  3. "ゴジラ都庁襲撃 ~GODZILLA: ATTACK ON TOKYO~". Tokyo Projection Mapping Project. Retrieved 3 May 2024.


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