Masaaki Tezuka

Born in January 24th, 1955

From Tochigi, Japan

Masaaki Tezuka Biography

Masaaki Tezuka (手塚昌明, Tedzuka Masāki) is a Japanese director. He became interested in filmmaking after seeing King Kong vs. Godzilla in a sold-out theater. After graduating Nihon University, he directed made-for-TV films for Hori Productions. His work with Toho began in 1978, when he served as an assistant director and producer for Oyome ni Yukimasu.

Toho hired him as an in-house assistant director following the production of 47 Ronin (1994). His first directorial assignment for them was Godzilla vs. Megaguirus, and he went on to helm Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla and Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

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Masaaki Tezuka Filmography