Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby tbeasley » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:34 am

SciFi Japan has a tribute up, with a brief biography by Ed Godziszewski -
http://www.scifijapan.com/articles/2017 ... -monsters/

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby The One and Only » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:24 pm

The man, legend, got a touching send off on TMC this week with their year end TCM REMEMBERS tribute to those who've passed this year.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby GigaBowserG » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:29 pm

Returning briefly, but Haruo Nakajima was honored at the 2018 Oscars during a Memoriam segment.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby TheSecondComing » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:03 pm

https://www.facebook.com/GormaruIsland/ ... 873174285/

Video of the segment from Gormaru Island.

I wasn't watching the Oscars this year, so hearing this news then getting to see it gave me powerful emotions. Almost felt like losing him again, but at the same time it's a stunning honor to be included in such a major event in front of tens of millions of people. RIP all over again Nakajima-sama, thanks for starting all of this for us.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby GalacticPetey » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:25 pm

Seeing Nakajima honored like that was really moving. I think people underestimate just how influential he was to film as a whole. His performance as Godzilla was a major part of crafting the image of the character that has been imitated and paid homage to in movies across the decades. Nakajima truly helped craft out idea of how a giant monster like this moves and behaves.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Billzilla1974 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:26 am

I know bumping an inactive thread usually isn't a good idea, but considering what today is, I think this should be an exception.
It's been 1 year since we got the sad news of Haruo Nakajima's passing.
Even though I never met him face to face, his superb skills as a suit actor in most of the Showa Era films are what got me into this franchise in the first place.

Rest In Peace, Haruo Nakajima, your legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of every Godzilla fan who was influenced by your work.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Maritonic » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:37 am

Damn, can't believe it's been a year already.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Billzilla1974 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:56 am

Maritonic wrote:Damn, can't believe it's been a year already.

Indeed, I remember the news of his passing being the first thing I saw in the morning a year ago, and not believing it until I saw a few more news articles covering it.
Never forget the Showa Era, R.I.P, Haruo Nakajima 8/7/2017. :g64:
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:16 pm

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Loganrules115 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:35 pm

I hope he's proud of the legacy that lives after him.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby TyrantGojira » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:19 pm

Where does the time go? Here’s hoping he is at peace.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby edgaguirus » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:10 pm

He helped bring a character to life, and that character is still going. That is a great legacy.
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