Yoichi Manoda

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Yoichi Manoda
Yoichi Manoda
Born October 6, 1935
Tokyo, Japan[1]
Occupation Cinematographer, director of special effects, producer
First work Eagle of the Pacific (1953)
Notable work Destroy All Monsters (1968)

Yoichi Manoda (真野田 陽一,   Manoda Yōichi) is a Japanese cinematographer, special effects director and television producer.

Manoda studied under Eiji Tsuburaya at the Tsuburaya Special Research Institute before transferring to Toho in 1953. He served as an assistant cameraman on a number of the company's tokusatsu films through the 1960s until his promotion to special effects cinematographer in 1966, succeeding Sadamasa Arikawa. In 1971, Manoda was given the position of lead director of photography on Godzilla vs. Hedorah, but left the film industry shortly thereafter to work as a special effects director on several of Tsuburaya and Toho's television productions.

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

Assistant special effects cinematographer[edit | edit source]

Special effects cinematographer[edit | edit source]

Director of special effects[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Simply credited for "special effects" alongside Mutsumi Toshima, Katsuharu Kaneko, Kazunobu Sanpei, Shoji Ogawa, and Takeharu Ikebuchi.

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This is a list of references for Yoichi Manoda. 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. Encyclopedia of Godzilla. Gakken. 1 January 1990. p. 101.


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