The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography

The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography


considering its inception in 1933, Toho Co., Ltd., Japan's most famed motion picture construction corporation and distributor, has produced and/or disbursed essentially the most awesome movies ever to come back out of Asia, together with Seven Samurai, Godzilla, When a lady Ascends the Stairs, Kwaidan, Woman within the Dunes, Ran, Shall We Dance?, Ringu, and Spirited Away. whereas the western global frequently defines Toho by way of its iconic classics, which come with the Godzilla franchise and lots of of the best movies of the mythical director Akira Kurosawa and actor Toshiro Mifune, those photographs characterize yet a tiny fraction of Toho's wealthy history.

The Toho Studios tale: A historical past and whole Filmography presents a whole photograph of each Toho function the japanese studio produced and released―as good as overseas motion pictures that it distributed―during its first seventy five years. provided chronologically, every one access within the filmography contains, the place appropriate, the unique jap identify, a right away translation of that name, the film's overseas, U.S. unlock, and exchange titles; creation credit, together with every one film's manufacturers, director, screenwriters, cinematographers, paintings administrators, and composers, between others; casts with personality names; construction businesses, technical specifications, operating occasions, and unencumber dates; U.S. free up info together with distributor, no matter if the movie used to be published subtitled or dubbed, and trade types; family and overseas awards; and plot synopses.

Containing details now not on hand on the web, The Toho Studios Story additionally incorporates a decade-by-decade heritage of the studio, making it an vital reference for engaging in learn on eastern cinema and cultural history.
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