Shinichi Sekizawa

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Shinichi Sekizawa
Shinichi Sekizawa
Born June 2, 1920
Kyoto, Japan
Died November 19, 1992 (aged 72)
Nanpeidai, Shibuya, Japan
Occupation Screenwriter
First work Musume Jūhachi
Usotsuki Jidai
Notable work King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
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What's most important is entertainment. If there's too much detail, the audience won't be interested. So my philosophy is [to] just add enough to tell the story and keep it moving along.

— Shinichi Sekizawa[1]

Shinichi Sekizawa (関沢 新一,   Sekizawa Shinichi) was a Japanese screenwriter noted for his immense contributions to Toho's tokusatsu output in the Showa era. He also created the 1968 miniseries Agon: Atomic Dragon. Sekizawa passed away on November 19, 1992, at the age of 72 from myocardial infarction.

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  1. Credited as "Screenplay Adviser" in the film's international export version.

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This is a list of references for Shinichi Sekizawa. 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. Ryfle, Steve; Godziszewski, Ed (3 October 2017). Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa. Wesleyan University Press. p. 174. ISBN 978-0819577412.
  2. Spaceship. No. 10. Asahi Sonorama. Spring 1982. p. 24. Missing or empty |title= (help)


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