Mothra

Mightiest Monster In All Creation Ravishing a Universe for Love

Mothra (1961)

FantasyScience FictionThriller

Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru, an island previously used for atomic tests. Amazingly free of radiation effects, they believe they were protected by a special juice given to them by the natives. A joint expedition of Rolithican and Japanese scientists explores Beiru and discovers many curious things, including two women only a foot high. They are taken from the island, which only awakens the giant moth that wreaks havoc on Japan.

Director: Ishirô Honda
Writer: Shinichi Sekizawa

Release Date: 1961-07-30
Status: Released
Run time: 101 min / 1:41
Production Company : Toho Company
Production Country: Japan

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Casts

Frankie Sakai
Journalist Senichiro 'Sen-chan' Fukuda
Hiroshi Koizumi
Dr. Shin'ichi Chûjô
Kyôko Kagawa
Photgrapher Michi Hanamura
Ken Uehara
Dr. Harada
Emi Ito
Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Yûmi Ito
Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Jerry Itô
Clark Nelson
Takashi Shimura
News Editor
Tetsu Nakamura
Nelson's Henchman
Akihiro Tayama
Shinji Chûjô
Obel Wyatt
Dr. Roff
Akihiko Hirata
Doctor
Seizaburô Kawazu
General
Yoshifumi Tajima
Military Advisor
Robert Dunham
Rolisican Cop
Kenji Sahara
Helicopter Pilot
Yoshio Kosugi
Ship Captain
Ren Yamamoto
Ship Survivor
Haruya Katô
Ship Survivor
Shôichi Hirose
Dam Worker
Hiroshi Takagi
Nelson's Henchman
Tetsu Nakamura
Nelson's Henchmen
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Woodcutter
Teruko Mita
Rest House Owner's Wife
Kôji Iwamoto
Nelson's Henchman
Mitsuo Tsuda
Surveyor
Masamitsu Tayama
Shinji Chûjô
Toshio Miura
Nelson's Henchman
Tadashi Okabe
Surveyor
Akira Wakamatsu
Nelson's Henchman
Yutaka Nakayama
Radio Communicator
Osman Yusuf
Nelson's Rolisican Henchman
Akira Yamada
Island Worshipper
Kôji Uno
Police Officer
Wataru Ômae
Official
Toshihiko Furuta
Dam Worker
Keisuke Matsuyama
Shipmate
Takeo Nagashima
Island Dancer
Mitsuo Matsumoto
Police Officer
Hideo Shibuya
Journalist
Kazuo Hinata
Official
Shigeo Katô
Dam Watchman
Rinsaku Ogata
Ship Survivor
Yutaka Oka
Captain of Transport
Kô Hayami
Island Dancer
Hiroyuki Satake
Police officer
Kazuo Imai
Announcer
Hiroshi Akitsu
Nelson's henchman
Akio Kusama
Surveyor
Gorô Sakurai
Member of Task Force
Haruo Nakajima
Mothra
Katsumi Tezuka
Mothra

Crew

Directing Ishirô Honda Director
Writing Shinichi Sekizawa Screenplay
Writing Yoshie Hotta Novel
Writing Shinichirô Nakamura Novel
Writing Takehiko Fukunaga Novel
Production Tomoyuki Tanaka Producer
Sound Yûji Koseki Original Music Composer
Camera Hajime Koizumi Director of Photography
Editing Kazuji Taira Editor
Art Teruaki Abe Art Direction
Art Takeo Kita Art Direction
Production Shin Morita Production Manager
Directing Samaji Nonagase Assistant Director
Crew Eiji Tsuburaya Special Effects

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