Toru Kawai

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Toru Kawai
Toru Kawai with the Raidron suit on the set of episode 20 of Ultraman Taro
Died 1996[1]
Occupation Suit actor, wire operator
Notable role(s) Godzilla, Tyrannosaurus rex
First work Ultraman Ace (TV 1972-1973)
Notable work Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

Toru Kawai (河合 徹,   Kawai Tōru) was a Japanese stuntman and actor who made appearances in both the Godzilla and Ultra Series franchises in the 1970's. He died in 1996 due to diabetes.[1]

Selected filmography





  1. Credited with Hirasaki as "Assistant Monster Operators" in the film's English export version.


This is a list of references for Toru Kawai. 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. 1.0 1.1 All Toho Monsters Pictorial Book (4th Edition). Yosensha. 4 September 2016. p. 193. ISBN 978-4-8003-0362-2.


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