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Shûsuke Kaneko

Shûsuke Kaneko was born on June 8, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Death Note (2006), Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) and Death Note: The Last Name (2006). See full bio »
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 2014 Danger Dolls
 2013 Jellyfish
 2011 Messiah
 2010 Bakamono
 2009 Pride
 2008 Hitmaker: Aku Yu monogatari (TV Movie)
 2007 Kekkon sagishi (TV Movie)
 2006 Death Note
 2005 Ultraman Max (TV Series) (multiple episodes)
 2005 Holyland (TV Mini-Series)
 2004 Urutora kyû: Dâku fantajî (TV Series)
 2002 Koi ni utaeba
 2000 Crossfire
 1998 F
 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead (segment "part #2: The Cold")
 1988 The Last Cabaret (as Shuusuke Kaneko)
 1986 Za samurai (TV Movie)
 1985 Minna agechau
 1973 Mizuiro no hizashi (Short)
 1971 Shamen (Short)
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Shuusuke Kaneko | Shu Kaneko

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[Regarding the 1998 Tristar 'Godzilla' film] "It is interesting the U.S. version of Godzilla runs about trying to escape missiles...Americans seem unable to accept a creature that cannot be put down by their arms."

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