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Koichi Takano (1935–2008)

Koichi Takano was born on August 25, 1935 in Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Urutoraman Eiteî (1980) and Saiyûki (1978). He died on November 30, 2008 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 73) in Tokyo, Japan

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King Kong vs. Godzilla
King Kong vs. Godzilla Special Effects
Urutoraman Eiteî
Urutoraman Eiteî Special Effects
Saiyûki Special Effects
Kaettekita Urutoraman
Kaettekita Urutoraman Special Effects


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 1996 Ultraman: Tiga (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor)
 1990-1992 Ultraman: Towards the Future (TV Mini-Series) (special effects consultant - 2 episodes)
- The Hibernator (1992) ... (special effects consultant)
- Signs of Life (1990) ... (special effects consultant)
 1980-1981 Urutoraman Eiteî (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 27 episodes)
- 80's Greatest Peril! Transform! Lady Ultraman (1981) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Speed Runner of Death Mountain (1981) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Never-Ending Challenge of the Baltan (1981) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Mountain Sumo Boy (1981) ... (special effects supervisor)
- I Am the Monster (1981) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1979 Urutoraman (special effects supervisor)
 1979 Urutoraman - Kaijû daikessen (special effects supervisor)
 1978 Saiyûki (TV Series) (director of special effects)
 1976 Zhan shen (special effects coordinator)
 1975 Hai mo (special effects coordinator)
 1974 Urutoraman Reo (TV Series) (special effects technician - 2 episodes)
- Roe kyoudai tai kaijuu kyoudai (1974) ... (special effects technician)
- Kanashimi no sasurai kaijuu (1974) ... (special effects technician)
 1972 Aian kingu (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 1971 Kaettekita Urutoraman (TV Series) (director of special effects - 21 episodes)
- Akuma to tenshi no aida ni...... (1971) ... (director of special effects)
- Noroi no honegami Okusutâ (1971) ... (director of special effects)
- Kono ippatsu de jigoku e ike! (1971) ... (director of special effects)
- Kaiki! Satsujin konchuu jiken (1971) ... (director of special effects)
- Kaijuu channeru (1971) ... (director of special effects)
 1971 Zhu Hong Wu (special effects)
 1970 Yin juan nu xia (special effects)
 1968 Operation: Mystery! (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 1967 Ultraman (special effects technician)
 1967 Urutora sebun (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 1966 Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu (TV Series) (special effects supervisor)
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla (puppet effects)
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