The underground kingdom of Seatopia sends out Megalon, a giant beetle, and Gigan to destroy the above ground dwellers. In an attempt to stop them, an independently thinking robot brings Godzilla into the fight.—IMDb
Jun Fukuda (福田純, February 17th, 1923 Manchuria – December 3, 2000) was a Japanese film director, writer and producer.
Jun Fukuda joined Toho in 1946 and ventured into the realm of assistant director as others like Hiroshi Inagaki took the young man under their wings. By 1959, Fukuda began a career as a full-fledged director. His early work slanted more toward mystery, but he began to expand into more comedic work by the mid-1960’s, with movies such as Iron Finger (1965). It was around this time that Fukuda was approached and given the opportunity to direct a movie in the Godzilla series, Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966), which he accepted. By the director’s request, Akira Ifukube was bypassed for the production in favor of Masaru Sato, a composer with whom Fukuda was more familiar. Fukuda would go on to direct entries in Toho’s popular Young Guy series and Konto 55, however he would be best known for his Godzilla work and would later in his career become the “go to” director… read more
Veteran director Jun Fukuda (“Godzilla vs. Gigan” & “Son of Godzilla”) re-joins the Godzilla franchise thanks to a last minute re-write from Shinichi Sekizawa to add mass-market appeal to what… read review