RACE CARS, DRUMS, AND MONSTERS! Yutaka Hayashi on His Varied Entertainment Career!

Yutaka Hayashi, who played the race car driver Hiroshi Jinkawa, in Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973), followed an unusual path in becoming part of the movie business. In 1966, Mr. Hayashi debuted as the drummer for the pop band The Village Singers, which immediately started releasing records. In 1972, The Village Singers ultimately disbanded, and Mr. … Continue reading RACE CARS, DRUMS, AND MONSTERS! Yutaka Hayashi on His Varied Entertainment Career!

CELEBRATING THE ‘HAPPY’ DAYS! Actor Yasuhiko Saijo Opens Up About ‘Ultra Q’ and Toho!

Yasuhiko Saijo (born on February 20, 1939) is a Japanese actor who began his career at Toho Studios in 1957. A graduate of Seijo University, Mr. Saijo played a major role in changing Japanese television when he was cast as one of the three leads in the groundbreaking TV series Ultra Q (1966), which went … Continue reading CELEBRATING THE ‘HAPPY’ DAYS! Actor Yasuhiko Saijo Opens Up About ‘Ultra Q’ and Toho!

YURIKO HISHIMI REFLECTS ON ‘ULTRA SEVEN’ AND GODZILLA! The Actress Who Played Anne Yuri Celebrates 50 Years of ‘Ultra Seven’!

  Yuriko Hishimi would be best known to Japanese monster movie fans as Tomoko Tomoe (the martial arts expert) in Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) and as Anne Yuri in the original Ultra Seven (1967-68) series. In 2008, Ms. Hishimi, in an interview translated by totorom, answered Brett Homenick's questions. Vantage Point Interviews proudly presents this interview in celebration of … Continue reading YURIKO HISHIMI REFLECTS ON ‘ULTRA SEVEN’ AND GODZILLA! The Actress Who Played Anne Yuri Celebrates 50 Years of ‘Ultra Seven’!