Rodan

Born from a volcanic crater, the crimson monster bird Rodan tramples the Earth

Rodan (1956)

HorrorScience Fiction

A village is besieged by prehistoric nymphs when a more horrifying discovery is made. A giant flying creature that resembles a pteranodon emerges. Soon a second monster appears, converging with its mate in Fukuoka.

Director: Ishirō Honda

Release Date: 1956-12-26
Status: Released
Run time: 72 min / 1:12
Revenue: $1,333,289
Production Company : Toho Company, Ltd.
Production Country: Japan

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Kenji Sahara
Shigeru Kawamura, colliery engineer
Yumi Shirakawa
Kiyo, Shigeru's lover
Akihiko Hirata
Professor Kyuichiro Kashiwagi
Mitsuo Tsuda
Staff Officer Takeuchi
Ren Imaizumi
Geologist Sunagawa
Yoshifumi Tajima
Izeki, reporter of Seibu Nippou
Minosuke Yamada
Colliery Chief Osaki
Jun'ichirō Mukai
Military officer
Rinsaku Ogata
Goro
Akio Kobori
Police Chief Nishimura
Ichirô Chiba
Chief of Police
Tsurue Ichimanji
Haru
Tateo Kawasaki
Tsunesan
Kanta Kisaragi
Suteyan
Tsuruko Mano
Osumi
Jirô Suzukawa
Yoshizo
Yasuhiro Shigenobu
Sabu
Keiji Sakakida
Tahei
Ichirô Nakatani
Senkichi
Kiyoshi Takagi
Dr. Minakami (uncredited)
Fuyuki Murakami
Professor Minami (uncredited)
Mitsuo Matsumoto
Professor Isokawa (uncredited)
Takuzō Kumagai
Policeman Tashiro (uncredited)
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Imamura, F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Yutaka Oka
Kitahara, F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Shigemi Sunagawa
F-86F pilot (uncredited)
Katsumi Tezuka
Rodan / Meganulon / Hotel Manager
Haruo Nakajima
Rodan / Meganulon
Shôichi Hirose
Meganulon / Fighter pilot
Saburô Kadowaki
Sunagawa's colleague (uncredited)
Kiyoharu Onaka
Male Honeymooner, Sunagawa's friend (uncredited)
Yasuko Nakata
Female Honeymooner (uncredited)
Junnosuke Suda
Coroner (uncredited)
Toshiko Nakano
Kiyo's neighbor (uncredited)
Saburô Iketani
News Reader (uncredited)
Saeko Kuroiwa
Nurse (uncredited)
Bontarô Taira
Laborer (uncredited)
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Coal mine employee (uncredited)
Kamayuki Tsubono
Policeman at crime laboratory (uncredited)
Mike Daneen
Okinawan correspondent (uncredited)
Masaaki Tachibana
Policeman (uncredited)
Tadashi Okabe
Journalist (uncredited)
Kôji Uno
Reporter (uncredited)
Akira Yamada
Radio operator on jeep (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto
Soldier in jeep (uncredited)
Tokio Ôkawa
Meganulon (uncredited)

Crew

Directing Ishirō Honda Director
Visual Effects Eiji Tsuburaya Special Effects Supervisor
Writing Takeo Murata Writer
Production Tomoyuki Tanaka Producer
Writing Takeshi Kimura Writer
Writing Ken Kuronuma Story
Sound Akira Ifukube Original Music Composer
Editing Kôichi Iwashita Editor
Camera Isamu Ashida Director of Photography
Art Tatsuo Kita Production Design

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