Noriaki Yuasa

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Noriaki Yuasa
Noriaki Yuasa directs Viras on the set of Gamera vs. Viras
Born September 28, 1933
Setagaya, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Died June 14, 2004 (aged 70)
Occupation Director, director of special effects
First work Warning from Space (1956)
Notable work Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
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Noriaki Yuasa (湯浅 憲明,   Yuasa Noriaki) was a Japanese film and television director. He is best known for directing every Showa Gamera film except Gamera vs. Barugon, serving as that film's special effects director instead. Yuasa passed away on June 14, 2004 after suffering a stroke.

Selected filmography


Director of special effects


  • Daiei SFX Graffiti 2: Gamera Special Part 1 (1984)
  • Daiei SFX Graffiti 3: Gamera Special Part 2 (1984)
  • Gamera vs. Garasharp (1991) [short]
  • Cosplay Warrior Cutie Knight (1995)



Selected bibliography


External links


  1. With Kiyoshi Suzuki. Credited in hiragana as ゆあさのりあき (Yuasa Noriaki).
  2. Episodes 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 30, 33, 34, 39, 40, 43, and 44.


This is a list of references for Noriaki Yuasa. 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. Ishizuka, Daisuke (November–December 2002). "Gamera's Godfather - Noriaki Yuasa". G-Fan. Vol. #59. Daikaiju Enterprises.
  2. Milner, David; Shibata, Yoshihiko (July 1996). "Noriaki Yuasa Interview". Kaiju Conversations. Archived from the original on 2 March 2021.


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