King Kong Appears in Edo

King Kong Appears in Edo

50 mins | Action, Adventure | March 18, 1938

A lost film considered one of Japan's first Tokusatsu films. The effects were done by Fuminori Ohashi, who claims to have been a modeling consultant for Godzilla 1954 (this claim is disputed by modeler Eizo Kaimai and art staff member Shinji Hiruma). The film's synopsis published in the March 1938 issue of Kinema Junpo indicates that the "Kong" featured in this film was not actually a giant monster.

King Kong Appears in Edo

50 mins | Action, Adventure | March 18, 1938

King Kong Appears in Edo
A lost film considered one of Japan's first Tokusatsu films. The effects were done by Fuminori Ohashi, who claims to have been a modeling consultant for Godzilla 1954 (this claim is disputed by modeler Eizo Kaimai and art staff member Shinji Hiruma). The film's synopsis published in the March 1938 issue of Kinema Junpo indicates that the "Kong" featured in this film was not actually a giant monster.
Producers Zensho Kinema
Original title 江戸に現れたキングコング
Directors Sôya Kumagai
Writers Daijô Aoyama