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Mothra (1961) Poster

(1961)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ishirô Honda

Writing Credits  

Shin'ichi Sekizawa ... (screenplay)
 
Shin'ichirô Nakamura ... (novel) &
Takehiko Fukunaga ... (novel) &
Yoshie Hotta ... (novel)
 
Peter Fernandez ... (english version) (english version) (uncredited)
Robert Myerson ... (english version) (english version) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Senichiro 'Sen-chan' Fukuda (AKA Bulldog)
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
...
Photographer Michi Hanamura
...
Shobijin (Twin Fairy) (as Yumi Ito)
Emi Itô ...
Jerry Itô ...
Kurâruku Neruson (as Jerî Itô)
Ken Uehara ...
Dr. Harada
Akihiko Hirata ...
Doctor
Kenji Sahara ...
Helicopter Pilot
...
General
...
News Editor
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Ship Captain
Yoshifumi Tajima ...
Military Advisor
Ren Yamamoto ...
Ship Survivor
Haruya Katô ...
Ship Survivor
Kô Mishima ...
Ship Survivor (scenes deleted)
Tetsu Nakamura ...
Nelson's Henchman
...
Dam Worker
Hiroshi Takagi ...
Nelson's Henchman
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi ...
Woodcutter
Teruko Mita ...
Rest House Owner's Wife
Kôji Iwamoto ...
Nelson's Henchman
Mitsuo Tsuda ...
Surveyor
Masamitsu Tayama ...
Shinji Chûjô
Toshio Miura ...
Nelson's Henchman
Tadashi Okabe ...
Surveyor
Akira Wakamatsu ...
Nelson's Henchman
Yutaka Nakayama ...
Radio Communicator
Osman Yusuf ...
Nelson's Rolisican Henchman (as Jonî Yusefu)
Obel Wyatt ...
Dr. Roff (as Ôberu Waiatto)
Harold Conway ...
Rolisican Ambassador (as Harorudo Esu Kon'uei)
Robert Dunham ...
Police chief of New Kirk City (as Robâto Danhamu)
Akira Yamada ...
Island Worshipper
Kôji Uno ...
Police Officer
Wataru Ômae ...
Official
Toshihiko Furuta ...
Dam Worker
Keisuke Matsuyama ...
Shipmate
Kôji Kamimura ...
Small Role
...
Neck of Mosura Larva
Takeo Nagashima ...
Island Dancer
Mitsuo Matsumoto ...
Police Officer
Hideo Shibuya ...
Journalist (as Shinpei Mitsui)
Kazuo Hinata ...
Official
Shigeo Katô ...
Dam Watchman
Rinsaku Ogata ...
Ship Survivor
Yutaka Oka ...
Captain of Transport
Kô Hayami ...
Island Dancer
Hiroyuki Satake ...
Police Officer
Kazuo Imai ...
Announcer
Yoshio Katsube
Hiroshi Akitsu ...
Nelson's Henchman
Akio Kusama ...
Surveyor
...
Head of Mosura Larva
Ryôji Shimizu
Yôichirô Kitagawa ...
(as Ryûichi Hosokawa)
Junpei Natsuki
Junnosuke Suda ...
(scenes deleted)
Toku Ihara
Yû Sekita ...
(as Hiroshi Sekita)
Akira Kitchôji ...
(scenes deleted)
Masaaki Tachibana
Toshiko Nakano ...
(scenes deleted)
Tsurue Ichimanji ...
(scenes deleted)
Tatsuo Sakai
Nanako Yamada
Nichigeki Danshingu Chîmu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gorô Sakurai ...
Member of Task Force
Animatronic Puppet ...
Mothra (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Tomoyuki Tanaka ... producer

Music by 

Yûji Koseki

Cinematography by 

Hajime Koizumi

Film Editing by 

Kazuji Taira

Art Direction by 

Teruaki Abe ... (as Kimei Abe)
Takeo Kita

Production Management 

Shin Morita ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Samaji Nonagase ... assistant director (as Masaji Nonagase)

Sound Department 

Shôichi Fujinawa ... recording
Masanobu Miyazaki ... recording

Special Effects by 

Yukio Manoda ... optical photography: special cinematography
Kan Narita ... production manager: special cinematography
Eiji Tsuburaya ... special cinematography director
Akira Watanabe ... special cinematographer: art

Visual Effects by 

Sadamasa Arikawa ... photography: special cinematography
Kuichirô Kishida ... lighting: special cinematography (as Kuichiro Kishida)
Hiroshi Mukoyama ... special effects: special cinematography

Camera and Electrical Department 

Toshio Takashima ... lighting

Music Department 

Susumu Ike ... composer: "Mosura No Uta"

Other crew 

David D. Horne ... producer: English version
Lee Kresel ... director: English version

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