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Dedicate respect to Heisei special effects movies
The era of "Heisei". The era of prosperity and decline, such as the bursting of the economic bubble, the spread of the Internet, and earthquakes, was the era we lived in, the Heisei era. "Special effects movies" were greatly influenced by them, and various works were made. The live-action film "HOSHI 35" will thoroughly respect the values and culture of the Heisei era, aiming to be a special effects film that will serve as a bridge to a new era.
In addition, this work is part of the "Emi (Megumi) Odaka Anniversary Project" commemorating the 35th anniversary of the debut of Emi Odaka, an actress who made a spectacular debut in 1987 and was active in "Heisei special effects", and the movie "HOSHI 35". will be Kodaka's first live-action film appearance in about 28 years, which will conclude the commemorative project.
The movie "HOSHI 35" will be screened at Ikebukuro HUMAX Cinemas and others from October 2023.
Emi (Megumi) Odaka
Born in Kanagawa prefecture. He made his debut by winning the Grand Prix at the 2nd Toho Cinderella Audition. She continued her appearances in the drama 'Hana no Asuka Gumi!' and the movie 'Godzilla' series where she played Miki Saegusa, a girl with supernatural powers. In this work, she will appear in a live-action movie for the first time in about 28 years.
Representative works: "Taketori Monogatari" "Hana no Asuka-gumi!" "Heisei Godzilla Series"
Born in Tokyo. Screen debut in her Toho 50th anniversary movie "Kaikyo". “Young general, sorry for the world! , her first lead role in a serial drama. She made her film debut in 1994's Godzilla vs Space Godzilla.
Representative works: "Godzilla vs Space Godzilla", "Ultraman Z"
Born in Kanagawa prefecture. She played the heroine Kusanami Harumi in Kamen Rider Super 1. She also made her film debut in the theatrical version of the same work, after which she appeared in movies such as "Godzilla" and "The Ebara Family."
Representative works: "Kamen Rider Super 1" "Godzilla (1984)"
Born in Osaka Prefecture. He has made regular appearances in the drama "Suki to Isshin Tasuke" and has appeared in many films directed by Masayuki Suo, such as the movies "Fancy Dance" and "Shiko Funjatta".
Representative works: "Ultraman Nice" "Godzilla vs Space Godzilla"
Debuted in 1970 with the movie "Naked Nineteen".
Since then, he has been active as a talented actor with his generous personality and acting, mainly on stage, movies and television. He has appeared in many programs not only as an actor but also as a talent, and is active in multiple fields such as reporter and moderator.
Representative works: "G Men 75" "Kamata March" "Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla"
Other cast members
Masanori Kikuzawa / Katsunori Tanaka / Nomaru Abe / Noboru Sato / Akihiro Ugajin
Director/Screenplay: Hiroto Yokokawa
Born in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. He graduated from the Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. He graduated from the same graduate school. In 2018, he planned and directed a remake of the pre-war special effects film “The Great Buddha Arrival”. In December 2020, his directorial work "Nezra 1964", which depicts the behind the scenes of the Daiei movie "Great Herd Beast Nezra", was released. In 2022, his directorial work "Kaineko Kyosokyoku" will be released.
Co-Director/Associate Director: Touma Yoneyama
Born in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Since she was in high school she has been involved in independent films. He studied oil painting at Musashino Art University and is also active as a video creator. In 2018, he was in charge of acting and writing the script for “The Great Buddha Arrival”, and in 2020, he was involved in the production of “Nezura 1964”.
Co-Director/Special Effects Director: Daisuke Sato
Born in Oita City. In addition to his activities as a sculptor, he is also involved in video production in Japan and overseas, such as directing the puppet period drama monster movie "Sagiri no Kuni" and special effects director of Keizo Murase's "God's Brush". In order to disseminate the technique of monster modeling, he also conducts activities such as guignol making workshops to create a point of contact between children and "monster modeling". Representative of Los Gatos Works.
Planning: Akihiro Ugajin / Yamato Watanabe / Hiroto Yokokawa
Art Direction: Takuma Asai / Karin Yamada / Ryo Kimoto
Suit actor: Akira Ohashi
Monster design: Takuma Asai
Brain: Kensaku Sakai
Production: Three Y Co., Ltd.
Production: Takashi Yasuda / MRT S Co., Ltd.
Meteorite Monster "Hoshikuzu"
A new monster "Hoshikuzu" will appear in the movie "HOSHI 35". Designed by Takuma Asai , who was in charge of concept art for "Great Buddha Kaikoku" and "Nezura 1964" . Akira Ohashi , who played Gamera in the Heisei Gamera series and King Ghidorah in Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack . Please look forward to the "Meteorite Monster" that flies from outer space and evolves from a juvenile to an adult.