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The book documents the life and film career of Eiji Tsuburaya and the some of the history of his company Tsuburaya Productions up to the production of. Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters. likes · 1 talking about this. BACK IN PRINT! August Ragone’s biography of the father of Japanese Visual. Eiji Tsuburaya (円谷 英二, Tsuburaya Eiji) was a Japanese special effects director responsible the official English-language biography on this important figure of cinema, Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters, Chronicle Books,

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This book is a dream come true. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Tsuburaya was continually frustrated by both the poor state of equipment he was forced to use, and Toho’s money-pinching that prevented the acquisition of new motion picture technologies.

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Japan has and has had its media stars, but this book leaves you with the impression that dedication to the work is as or even more important that any public acclaim or fat paychecks.

I want a big bowl of pop corn And an Ultra Man marathon. Jan 05, Andrew Horton rated it it was amazing. Most of the direction he gave me for the performances was, ‘I trust you to do it. Deonlow rated it it was amazing Mar 28, This book is not just about a guy who made rubber monster suits. This is not just a picture book to flip through, mpnsters approvingly at and stick on the shelf; this is a record easily in scale with the monsters Tsuburaya created a critical and historical look at the creation and output of an industry that spanned and has continued to span the decades.

In the s, Tsuburaya started his own special effects laboratory set up at his homeand infounded his own studio for visual effects, Tsuburaya Productions. Lists with This Book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. No trivia or og yet. It’s quite a trip to see so many photo’s of Godzilla patiently taking direction from Tsuburaya! The Battle in Hyperspace Tiga: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Megalon Godzilla vs.


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Defending the Earth with Ultraman and Godzilla. SpaceGodzilla Godzilla vs. But I have a confession to jaster Skip to main content. He began using and creating innovative filming techniques during this period, including the first use of a camera crane in Japanese film. This was a great preparation for my third trip to G-Fest next week.

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Tsuburaya’s creativity and ingenuity led him to be the most revered master of monsters. August did a wonderful job. Not much detail is given to the process or method. Review “A gorgeous book filled with fantastic photos and information about the father of tokusatsu. He became quite successful in the research and development department of the Utsumi toy company, but a tsuburxya meeting at a company party inset the course for his destiny—he was offered a job by director Yoshiro Edamasa, a job that would train him to be a motion picture cameraman.

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My take-away impression after reading about it was that they did it out of a dedication to their craft and art form, not giant paydays. Unfortunately, Tsuburaya didn’t live past the decade where he did his greatest works, but his legacy lives on in every thudding footstep.

Eiji was truly the heart of Japanese science fiction and fantasy films in the ’50s and ’60s. A must-have for fans, this towering tribute also features profiles of Tsuburaya’s film collaborators, details on his key films and shows most available on DVDand ekji on the enduring popularity of the characters he helped create.


Master of MonstersChronicle Monsyers Behind-the-scenes hero to anyone who’s thrilled by giant monsters duking it out over Tokyo, Eiji Tsuburaya was the visual effects mastermind behind GodzillaUltramanand numerous Japanese science fiction movies and TV shows beloved around the world.

Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters

In mqster, his first job in the film industry was as an assistant cinematographer at the Nihon Katsudou Shashin Kabushiki-kaisha Nihon Cinematograph Company or Kokkatsu for short in Kyotowhich later became better known as Nikkatsu. Not insanely in-depth; subscribe to G-Fan if you want masyer down-low nasty nasty behind the scenes stuff – but lovingly designed and full of a ton of handsome photos and materials about THE man behind the monsters.

The year was also the year of his marriage to Masano Araki. Mar 08, Mike Bogue rated it it was amazing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The first book on this legendary film figure in English, this tsuburxya visual biography details his fascinating life and career, featuring hundreds of film stills, posters, concept art, and delightful on-set photos of Tsuburaya prompting monsters to crush landmark buildings.

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