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Shin'ichi Sekizawa (1921–1992)

Shinichi Sekizawa was born in Kyoto, Japan on June 2, 1921. He began his cinema career in 1939, working on an animated movie in Kyoto. He was called into the service in 1941 and returned to Japan in 1946. In 1948, he was hired at Beehive Productions, where he worked as an assistant director and a screenwriter. In 1953, Sekizawa made his debut as a... See full bio »


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 1973 Godzilla vs. Megalon (story)
 1970 Dokushin no Scat (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1969 Godzilla's Revenge (writer)
 1969 Latitude Zero (writer)
 1968 Mighty Jack (TV Movie)
 1968 Agon: Atomic Dragon (TV Series) (episodes 1, 2)
 1966 Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (TV Series) (pilot)
 1964 Mothra vs. Godzilla (written by)
 1963 Atragon (screenplay)
 1963 The Lost World of Sinbad (writer)
 1963 Operation Mad Dog (writer)
 1963 Sengoku yarô (writer)
 1963 Attack Squadron! (writer)
 1962 Varan the Unbelievable (story - Japanese version, uncredited)
 1962 Chikata nikki
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla (written by)
 1961 Ganba
 1961 Mothra (screenplay)
 1960 Densô ningen (written by)
 1959 Battle in Outer Space (written by)
 1959 Ori no naka no yarôtachi (writer)
 1959 Taiyô ni somuku mono (screenplay)
 1959 Ankokugai no kaoyaku (writer)
 1958 Daikaijû Baran (written by)
 1957 Tokyo yoitoko (story)
 1956 Otoko no hanamichi (screenplay)
 1949 Kaze no ko (writer)
 1949 Musume jûhachi usotsuki jidai (screenplay)
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Together with producer Tomoyuki Tanaka and director Ishiro Honda, he wrote the lyrics to the ever-so-popular "Mothra's Song," which first debuted in Mothra (1961) and was reused in Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992) , Rebirth of Mothra (1996), Rebirth of Mothra II (1997), Rebirth of Mothra III (1998) and Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003). See more »

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