SciFi JAPAN TV has an exclusive 20 minute interview with Yoshimitsu Banno, the director of 1971’s GODZILLA VS. THE SMOG MONSTER (aka GODZILLA VS. HEDORAH) and Executive Producer of this year’s GODZILLA from Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures’.
In the interview, Mr. Banno discusses working with legendary director Akira Kurosawa and special FX pioneer Eiji Tsuburaya, directing HEDORAH, his efforts to make the IMAX short film GODZILLA 3-D, his involvement in the new GODZILLA, and much more!
Be sure to come back for new episodes of SciFi JAPAN TV every Thursday! Next week’s episode of SciFi JAPAN TV will feature Masaaki Tezuka, director of three Godzilla movies; GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS (2000), GODZILLA AGAINST MECHAGODZILLA (2002) and GODZILLA: TOKYO SOS (2003)!
SciFi JAPAN TV is shot on location in Japan for scifijapan.com by the ACTV Japan production team. The show delves into the world of Japanese heroes, monsters and scifi, featuring the latest and hottest tokusatsu events in Japan, as well as simple yet in-depth discussions with the people who bring all of our favorite films and shows to life!