Shinji Nishikawa

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Shinji Nishikawa
Nishikawa in 2015
Born October 2, 1964
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Occupation Illustrator, designer, storyboardist
First work Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
Notable work Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999)

Shinji Nishikawa (西川 伸司,   Nishikawa Shinji), also known by the pen name MASH, is a Japanese artist. Nishikawa has worked as a designer on the majority of the Heisei and Millennium Godzilla films, starting with Godzilla vs. Biollante in 1989. In addition, Nishikawa has worked on non-Godzilla tokusatsu projects such as Toho's Rebirth of Mothra trilogy, and several recent entries in Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra series. Nishikawa has also illustrated Godzilla-related manga, such as Godzilla: Legend and the ongoing Monster King Godzilla manga that is serialized in TV Magazine.

Selected filmography

Illustrating credits

  • Godzilla: Legend (1987)
  • Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Adventure (2007-2008)
  • Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Adventure Neo (2009-2010)
  • Mega Monster Rush: Ultra Frontier (2013-2015)
  • Monster King Godzilla (2016-)


Designed monsters

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