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Rodan (1956) Poster

(1956)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ishirô Honda

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

David Duncan ... (english version) (english version)
Takeshi Kimura
Ken Kuronuma ... (story)
Takeo Murata

Cast (in credits order)  

Kenji Sahara Kenji Sahara ... Shigeru Kawamura, colliery engineer (as Kenji Sawara)
Yumi Shirakawa Yumi Shirakawa ... Kiyo, Shigeru's lover
Akihiko Hirata ... Professor Kyuichiro Kashiwagi (biology)
Akio Kobori Akio Kobori ... Police Chief Nishimura
Yasuko Nakada Yasuko Nakada ... Female Honeymooner
Minosuke Yamada Minosuke Yamada ... Colliery Chief Osaki
Yoshifumi Tajima Yoshifumi Tajima ... Izeki, reporter of Seibu Nippou
Kiyoharu Onaka Kiyoharu Onaka ... Male Honeymooner, Sunagawa's friend (as Kiyoharu Ohnaka)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ichirô Chiba Ichirô Chiba ... Chief of police station
Mike Daneen Mike Daneen ... American Soldier Typing
Tsurue Ichimanji Tsurue Ichimanji ... Haru, Kiyo's neighbor (as Tazue Ichimanji)
Saburô Iketani Saburô Iketani ... News Reader
Saburô Kadowaki Saburô Kadowaki ... Sunagawa's colleague
Tateo Kawasaki Tateo Kawasaki ... Tsunesan, miner
Kanta Kisaragi Kanta Kisaragi ... Suteyan, miner
Takuzô Kumagai Takuzô Kumagai ... Policeman Tashiro (as Jirô Kumagai)
Saeko Kuroiwa Saeko Kuroiwa ... Nurse
Tsuruko Mano Tsuruko Mano ... Osumi, Kiyo's neighbor
Mitsuo Matsumoto Mitsuo Matsumoto ... Professor Isokawa
Hideo Mihara Hideo Mihara ... Commander of JASDF
Kiyomi Mizunoya Kiyomi Mizunoya ... Otami, Yoshizo's wife
Jun'ichirô Mukai Jun'ichirô Mukai ... Military officer
Toshiko Nakano Toshiko Nakano ... Kiyo's neighbor
Rinsaku Ogata Rinsaku Ogata ... Goro, miner, Kiyo's older brother
Keiji Sakakida Keiji Sakakida ... Tahei, miner
Yasuhiro Shigenobu Yasuhiro Shigenobu ... Sabu, miner
Junnosuke Suda Junnosuke Suda ... Coroner
Shigemi Sunagawa Shigemi Sunagawa ... F-86F pilot
Jirô Suzukawa Jirô Suzukawa ... Yoshizo, miner
Masaaki Tachibana Masaaki Tachibana ... Policeman
Bontarô Taira Bontarô Taira ... Laborer
Kiyoshi Takagi Kiyoshi Takagi ... Dr.Minakami (colliery)
Kamayuki Tsubono Kamayuki Tsubono ... Policeman of the crime laboratory
Mitsuo Tsuda Mitsuo Tsuda ... Staff officer Takeuchi
Hideo Unagami Hideo Unagami
Akira Yamada Akira Yamada ... Radio operator on jeep
Paul Frees ... Police Chief Nishimura (voice) (uncredited)
Art Gilmore ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Shôichi Hirose ... F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Ren Imaizumi Ren Imaizumi ... Engineer Sunagawa (seismologist) (uncredited)
Keiichirô Katsumoto Keiichirô Katsumoto ... Employee of the coal mine (uncredited)
Keye Luke ... Shigeru (voice) (uncredited)
Fuyuki Murakami Fuyuki Murakami ... Professor Minami (science) (uncredited)
Haruo Nakajima ... Radon (Kaiju) (uncredited)
Ichirô Nakatani ... Senkichi, miner, killed by Meganuron (uncredited)
Yutaka Oka Yutaka Oka ... Kitahara, F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Tadashi Okabe Tadashi Okabe ... Journalist (uncredited)
George Takei ... Professor Kashiwagi (voice) (uncredited)
Katsumi Tezuka ... Hotel manager (uncredited)
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi Yasuhisa Tsutsumi ... Imamura, F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Kôji Uno Kôji Uno ... Reporter (uncredited)
James Yagi James Yagi ... Voice (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto Ren Yamamoto ... Soldier in Jeep (uncredited)

Produced by 

Frank King ... producer (US version)
Maurice King ... producer (US version)
Tomoyuki Tanaka ... producer

Music by 

Akira Ifukube

Cinematography by 

Isamu Ashida

Film Editing by 

Robert S. Eisen ... supervising editor (english version)
Kôichi Iwashita

Production Design by 

Tatsuo Kita

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jun Fukuda ... first assistant director

Sound Department 

Masanobu Miyazaki ... sound recordist

Special Effects by 

Eiji Tsuburaya ... director of special effects
Akira Watanabe ... special effects art director

Visual Effects by 

Hiroshi Mukoyama ... special effects opticals
Sadamasa Arikawa ... special effects assistant camera (uncredited)

Stunts 

Haruo Nakajima ... wire stunts (uncredited)

Music Department 

Paul Sawtell ... composer: additional music: English version
Bert Shefter ... composer: additional music: English version

See also

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