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Release Date:
13 August 1966 (Japan) See more »
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Colder than Ice, Unyielding as Stone, Divine Retribution is at Hand
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Giant statue exacts revenge upon those who conquer its worshippers. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Kôjirô Hongô ... Lord Juro
Shiho Fujimura ... Lady Sayuri
Taro Marui ... Dodohei
Takashi Kanda ... Lord Danjô Mikoshiba
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kôji Fujiyama ... Ikkaku Arai
Yûji Hamada ... Farmer 2
Chikara Hashimoto ... Shunpei Ikenaga / Majin(plays two parts)
Sei Hiraizumi ... Hayato Tabe
Jutarô Hojo ... Genba Onikojima
Yoshitaka Ito ... Farmer 3
Kiyokazu Kagatsume ... Ryûta - Dodohei's Younger Brother
Hyôsuke Kanbe ... Mohachi
Keiko Koyanagi ... Shige
Hideo Kuroki ... Tasuke
Gôbu Matsuda ... Farmer 1
Kayo Mikimoto ... Toyo
Koichi Mizuhara ... Kamon Doi
Kimiko Tachibana ... Kume - Dodohei's Mother
Gen Takasugi ... Saburôta Atô
Yûsaku Terajima ... Kanetsuki-wasuke
Asao Uchida ... Heibei Nakoshi - Sayuri's Father
Koichi Uenoyama ... Katsushige Nakoshi - Sayuri's Brother
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Directed by
Kenji Misumi 
 
Writing credits
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Tetsurô Yoshida 

Produced by
Masaichi Nagata .... producer
 
Original Music by
Akira Ifukube 
 
Special Effects by
Yoshiyuki Kuroda .... special effects
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Daimajin ikaru" - Japan (original title)
"The Return of Giant Majin" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
79 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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All three "Daimajin" movies were made at the same time but released a year apart.See more »
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Followed by Return of Daimajin (1966)See more »

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Seen on Pittsburgh's Chiller Theater in 1974, 27 December 2013
Author: kevin olzak (kevinolzak@yahoo.com) from Youngstown, Ohio

"Return of Giant Majin" (pronounced 'Mah-jeen') was a sequel to "Majin, the Monster of Terror," both TV staples from decades past, followed by a third that wouldn't see release in the US for nearly 40 years (all three completed in 1966). The plots are very similar, and the God Majin doesn't walk until an hour into each feature, but the spectacle of his presence beats Godzilla all to hell. This Japanese version of The Golem, who aided the Jews against their oppressors, was a creation of Daiei Studios, but produced far fewer films than their best known monster, Gamera. Despite his rubbery appearance, Majin truly lives up to his majesty, and the villains are so evil and despicable that one cannot help but cheer their defeat. Pittsburgh's Chiller Theater aired each film only once: "Majin, the Monster of Terror" on Aug 16 1969 (followed by 1957's "The Disembodied"), "Return of Giant Majin" on May 11 1974 (following 1965's "The Navy vs. the Night Monsters").

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