Shinpei Hayashiya

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Shinpei Hayashiya
Shinpei Hayashiya
Born October 26, 1955
Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Rakugoka, filmmaker, actor
First work Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (1981)
Notable work Gamera 4: Truth (2003)
Godzilla doesn't exist, but it would be fun if he did. And if he did, I would want to fight him.

— Shinpei Hayashiya (Hail to the King: 60 Years of Destruction)

Shinpei Hayashiya (林家しん平,   Hayashiya Shinpei), real name Chiaki Tsunakawa (綱川千秋,   Tsunakawa Chiaki), is a Japanese rakugoka and independent filmmaker. A long-time Godzilla fan and collector, his works include the 2003 Heisei Gamera fan sequel, Gamera 4: Truth and a trilogy of independent kaiju films, beginning with Reigo: King of the Sea Monsters.

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  1. Screenwriter with Keita Toriumi. CG storyboardist with Hiromitsu Soma and Shin Asada.


This is a list of references for Shinpei Hayashiya. 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. Toho Monster Graffiti. Kindaieigasha. 31 October 1991. p. 31. ISBN 4-764880-56-3.


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