Yoshimitsu Banno

Birthday:

03/30/1931

Place of birth:

Imabari, Ehime, Shikoku, Japan:

Biography:

Yoshimitsu Banno was a Japanese director, writer, and producer best known for his film, Godzilla vs. Hedorah. Banno joined Toho in 1955, studying under directors such as Mikio Naruse, Kengo Furusawa and Seiji Maruyama. He would begin his career as an assistant director under Akira Kurosawa. Banno would be instrumental in the revival of Godzilla at Legendary pictures. He received a posthumous credit as an executive producer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Godzilla vs. Kong.


Production Credits

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Executive Producer
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Executive Producer
Godzilla (2014)
Executive Producer
オズの魔法使い (1982)
Screenplay
オズの魔法使い (1982)
Executive Producer
テクノポリス21C (1982)
Script
テクノポリス21C (1982)
Writer
ノストラダムスの大予言 (1974)
Writer
ゴジラ対ヘドラ (1971)
Director
ゴジラ対ヘドラ (1971)
Writer
太平洋奇跡の作戦 キスカ (1965)
Assistant Director
今日もわれ大空にあり (1964)
Assistant Director
悪い奴ほどよく眠る (1960)
Assistant Director
隠し砦の三悪人 (1958)
Assistant Director
Tôkyô no kyûjitsu (1958)
Second Assistant Director
どん底 (1957)
Assistant Director
蜘蛛巣城 (1957)
Assistant Director