Naoki Sato has been a long time collaborator with Godzilla Minus One director, Takashi Yamazaki. He dipped into the Godzilla universe with a rendition of Akira Ifukube's legendary Godzilla theme in 2007's Always: Sunset on Third Street 2. Now he's back, scoring a full fledged Godzilla film for Yamazaki. You can listen to the soundtrack on Youtube.
Click here for the full playlist!
Set in a post-war Japan, Godzilla Minus One will once again show us a Godzilla that is a terrifying and overwhelming force. Japan, which had already been devastated by the war, faces a new threat with Godzilla, bringing the country from nothing (zero) into the ‘minus.’
Godzilla Minus One is directed by Takashi Yamazaki. An award winning filmmaker and avid Godzilla fan, his work on Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005) earned him two Japanese Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Screenwriter. He was honored with another Best Director and Best Screenplay nomination for the sequel, Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (2007). In 2016, he won the Best Director category again for The Eternal Zero. Yamazaki also helmed highly acclaimed actioners, Returner, Space Battleship Yamato and many others.
He gave Godzilla a cameo during an opening dream sequence in Always: Sunset on Third Street 2. In 2021 he returned to Godzilla and directed footage for Seibuen Amusement Park's Godzilla the Ride: Giant Monster Battle Summit.
Godzilla Minus One is now playing in Japan. It opens in the United States on December 1st, 2023.
Naoki Sato Youtube
Discuss this news and other Godzilla & Monsterverse topics in our Godzilla Forums- a dedicated community of Godzilla fans built by fans for fans!
Stay up to date with the latest news on all things Godzilla, Toho and the Monsterverse also by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!
This article was written By G. H. (Gman) and published on 2023-11-06 21:05:33
Get G-ed Up!
Represent your favorite Godzilla monsters with custom Godzilla clothing and merchandise! Click here for even more options!