A special release event is being held at United Cinemas Toyosu to celebrate the 4K Blu-ray release of the Gamera Heisei series. The event features suits from the films, posters and art as well as a press event featuring actress Shinobu Nakayama and director Shusuke Kaneko. The event is being held from July 2 to July 22, 2016. At the bottom is a translation of the press event (Google Translate).
Zhongshan: Yeah, there was. At the age of 21 when the "Gamera 1", was doing idle activities and drama, respectively up to it. At that time, I liked your play is the best, when I was lost to the work of my life, this "Gamera 1" appeared to have won the first prize in, this work thereafter of their signpost me become.
Moderator: It was difficult acting in the special effects tangling of the scene of the shooting?
Nakayama: The challenge was Gamera than Gyaos who has instructed the first in the position of the laundry pole. In the scene that peek face breaking the ceiling of the Fukuoka Dome, it had played in can not be one more aware of the size of Gamera (wry smile).
Kaneko: was it so? (Lol). But, that there is a monster actually exists, in serious plated of Shinobu-chan, et al., I remember that he was also able to produce realistic monster movie as a director. The cast of you, the monster was to ask and please start by believing that I'm present in this world.
Moderator: the shooting was the most difficult in the three works of Heisei Gamera?
Kaneko: come up with the package is "Gamera 3", it is the work that bridge the river in front of the road to go to the cave. In the "Gamera 1", scene of the suspension bridge of Kiso. In this shooting terribly hot day, myself I had a fever and poor physical condition, but I had healed spontaneously within are writing a pretty sweat (laughs).
Zhongshan: That place that day, that of the most hot in Japan, I had come to the coverage of news NHK. In the shooting of the suspension bridge there is a limited number, yourself in the shooting of a scene that fall while suffering embraced the boy Masao, played by holding a doll that was a boy of form. But, I'm not trying to melt become soft in the heat of the remainder? If ... (laughs).
Moderator: Looking back it was a shame is?
Nakayama: It is that which can not be cast more than anything in the "Gamera 2". Although the coach I was give your letter of long to ask the performers, "because this time it is space monster, the ornithologist turn because there is no" and. Involuntarily and "What I'm Tsu ~!" ... (Laughs).
Kaneko: The chest is hot to the letter from Shinobu-chan, appearance and I had thought that I want to, but if you can, on the work of the concept, I because you why the birds scholars appeared there was no nothing.
Moderator: Do blood of Gamera is do what in the green?
Kaneko: Hmmm, Gamera is because it is a monster that was born by ancient genetic manipulation, or than hemoglobin and I wonder if chlorophyll was good as the circulatory system ....
Moderator: Finally, a word to you, thank you.
Nakayama: Gamera is an important work that became a branch point for my life. Even 21 years "Gamera 1" before, that you'll look at a beautiful picture of 4K, I think very pleased.
Kaneko: "Gamera 1" is referred to as "a long screenplay" from the producer side, to compact the scene during the shooting and play, and finished in the excellent work of 95 minutes. Please enjoy without reserve "Gamera 1" of the condensed finish.