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Toshio Masuda was born on October 5, 1927 in Kobe, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Shaso (1989), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and The Battle of Port Arthur (1980). See full bio »

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 2004 Godzilla: Final Wars (earlier film clips, uncredited)
 1998 Shinsengumi keppuhroku (TV Series)
 1991 Sure Death 5
 1991 Doten
 1990 Minamoto Yoshitsune (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 Shaso
 1986 Toho Unused Special Effects Complete Collection (Documentary) (original material)
 1985 Odin (supervising director)
 1985 Godzilla 1985 (earlier film clips, uncredited)
 1984 The Return of Godzilla (earlier film clips, uncredited)
 1984 Zero
 1983 Loving
 1983 Battle Anthem
 1983 Final Yamato (senior director)
 1977 The War in Space (earlier film clips, uncredited)
 1976-1977 Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #2.25 (1977)
- Episode #2.24 (1977)
- Episode #2.18 (1977)
- Episode #2.17 (1977)
- Episode #2.14 (1977)
 1976 Kozure ôkami (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1974-1975 Space Battleship Yamato (TV Series) (supervising director - 26 episodes)
- Earth! Yamato Returns! (1975) ... (supervising director)
- Iscandar! A Dying Planet of Love! (1975) ... (supervising director)
- Death Struggle! God, Weep for the Gamilas! (1975) ... (supervising director)
- Finally Arrived! Crest of the Magellanic Cloud's Wave! (1975) ... (supervising director)
 1974 Blood
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (Japanese sequences)
 1969 The Cleanup
 1967 Taiketsu
 1967 Ketto
 1965 Shirotori
 1964 Akai hankachi
 1962 Hana to ryu
 1960 Seinen no ki
 1960 Kenka Tarô
 1960 Yakuza no uta
 1959 We Live Today
 1958 Red Pier
 1958 Rusty Knife
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Show Show Cinematographer (21 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Started training as a kamikaze pilot in 1945 but was expelled from the training school for his anti-militaristic views.

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