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Matango (1963) Poster

(1963)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ishirô Honda

Writing Credits  

Takeshi Kimura ... (screenplay)
 
Shin'ichi Hoshi ... (adaptation) &
Masami Fukushima ... (adaptation) and
William Hope Hodgson ... (story "The Voice in the Night")
 
Sakyo Komatsu ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Akira Kubo ...
Kenji Murai - Professor
Kumi Mizuno ...
Mami Sekiguchi - Singer
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Naoyuki Sakuta - Skipper
Kenji Sahara ...
Senzô Koyama - Sailor
Hiroshi Tachikawa ...
Etsurô Yoshida - Writer
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Masafumi Kasai - Owner
Miki Yashiro ...
Akiko Sôma - Student
Hideyo Amamoto ...
Skulking Transitional Matango
Takuzô Kumagai ...
Doctor (as Jirô Kumagai)
Akio Kusama ...
Police Personnel
Yutaka Oka ...
Doctor
Keisuke Yamada ...
Doctor
Kazuo Hinata ...
Police Personnel
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Police Personnel
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Tokio Ôkawa ...
Kôji Uruki ...
Masaki Shinohara ...
Kuniyoshi Kashima ...
Transitional Matango
Toku Ihara ...
Transitional Matango
Mitsuko Hayashi ...
Nurse
Tsurue Ichimanji ...
Nurse (as Tazue Ichimanji)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hiroshi Akitsu ...
Guest at Club (uncredited)
Ryûtarô Amami ...
Guest at Club (uncredited)
Saburô Iketani ...
Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Yoshio Katsube ...
Guest at Club (uncredited)
Hideo Shibuya ...
Staff at Club (uncredited)
Ted Thomas ...
Sakuta (voice) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Tomoyuki Tanaka ... producer

Music by 

Sadao Bekku

Cinematography by 

Hajime Koizumi

Film Editing by 

Reiko Kaneko

Production Design by 

Shigekazu Ikuno

Costume Design by 

Shigeru Komatsuzaki

Production Management 

Tadashi Koike ... production manager
Christian Alexander Morán ... post-production manager (restored version) (as Christian Alexander Moran)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Kôji Kajita ... chief assistant director

Art Department 

Shigeru Komatsuzaki ... conceptual artist

Sound Department 

Minoru Kaneyama ... sound effects
Hisashi Shimonaga ... sound effects
Fumio Yanoguchi ... sound recordist

Special Effects by 

Shigeru Nakamura ... special effects unit production manager
Teruyoshi Nakano ... chief assistant special effects director
Eiji Tsuburaya ... director of special effects
Akira Watanabe ... special effects art director / special effects set decorator

Visual Effects by 

Sadamasa Arikawa ... director of special effects photography
Kuichirô Kishida ... special effects lighting
Yukio Manoda ... optical cinematography
Hiroshi Mukoyama ... matte process / optical chief
Yoshiyuki Tokumasa ... optical cinematography
Sokei Tomioka ... director of special effects photography

Camera and Electrical Department 

Shoshichi Kojima ... lighting technician
Issei Tanaka ... still photographer

Other crew 

Samuel Z. Arkoff ... presenter
James H. Nicholson ... presenter

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