Shuichi Murakami

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Shuichi Murakami
Shuichi Murakami sculpts a reference model of the Heisei Mechagodzilla
Born January 20, 1972
Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Occupation Sculptor, modeler, therapist
First work Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
Notable work Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
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Shuichi Murakami (村上 修一,   Murakami Shūichi) is a Japanese sculptor who worked for Toho Eizo Bijutsu during the 1990s. First joining on the 1991 film, Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, Murakami served as an assistant modeler, often working to repair damages sustained to kaiju suits during filming. His most pivotal roles came in Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II and Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon, for which he participated in modeling Godzilla, and designing Mechagodzilla and Utsuno Ikusagami, respectively. Murakami currently works as a self-described therapist at Synchronicity Handshake Readings in Nagoya.

Selected filmography

Monsters designed

Monsters modeled


  • Shuichi Murakami shares his name with a former lighting assistant at Toho, who worked on Destroy All Monsters.

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  1. "Shuichi Murakami - About Shuichi". Facebook. Retrieved 2 July 2020.


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