Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby UltimateDitto » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:02 pm

God Bless you Nakajima, thank you for bringing life to such an amazing monster! Rest easy good sir, the impact you had on all of us will stay with us for many, many years!
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Anguirus » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:03 pm

Rest In Peace to the man who brought all of our favorite monsters to life.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby miguelnuva » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:04 pm

We lost another legend, hope he and bano get rips in kotm.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Loganrules115 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:10 pm

I'm speechless. He accomplished so much during his lifetime, and it's only fair of me to pay my respects. I really wish I could have met him when he was still around, but he's given me a lifetime of joy and entertainment. Bless that man's soul.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Grimlock#1 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:15 pm

RIP Haruo. I...never really thought that this day would come, honestly. I mean, I know it would happen, but at the same time didn't. It's...kinda hard to explain, but hopefully it'll be understood. It's like believing that it won't be something you'll experience in your lifetime. Anyways, this is truly a sad day for all fans of kaiju, his friends, and his family, but he'll always be with us through the memories we made with him and the movies he starred in.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby tbeasley » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:30 pm

Nakajima's Godzilla was my hero growing up. RIP sir.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Gojira95 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:36 pm

Thank you for everything, Haruo Nakajima. It's always hard to see a legend go. Rest in peace sir, you deserve it.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby GalacticPetey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:49 pm

Acting is no easy task. Acting through a massive suit is even harder. What's truly amazing is that he created a memorable and believable character despite being in a heavy rubber suit. It's no stretch to say that he was essential to creation and lasting appeal of not just Godzilla, but several golden age monsters.

Rest in peace. Haruo Nakajima. Truly one of a kind.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby TheSecondComing » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:05 pm

Tributes coming in, such as Variety's obituary article.
http://variety.com/2017/film/news/godzi ... 202517648/

Adam Wingard, director of Godzilla vs. Kong:
https://twitter.com/AdamWingard/status/ ... 88/photo/1?

El Rey Network:
https://www.facebook.com/ElReyNetwork/p ... 86/?type=3

Linda Miller, Nakajima's co-star in King Kong Escapes:
https://www.facebook.com/KingKongEscape ... 2169621181
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby 2004Zilla » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:19 pm

Absolutely devastated by the news. His legacy is not forgotten.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Ivo-goji » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:24 pm

I can't process this. This is heartbreaking.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:26 pm

Has Toho done anything in memory of Mr. Nakajima?

Im glad he's getting the respect and honor he deserves. Im so depressed now, but I know he lived a good life. It feels like in a way Godzilla has died.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby GigaBowserG » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:17 pm

The whole situation is still processing, so I'm still a little lost for words. But I'm more than happy knowing that such an amazing person existed. God bless you, Haruo Nakajima.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby LegendZilla » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:46 pm

He will always be the king of suit acting. It's also great that he's finally re-united with his dear friend Eiji Tsuburaya too.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby GoWhaleTours » Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:03 pm

LegendZilla wrote:He will always be the king of suit acting. It's also great that he's finally re-united with his dear friend Eiji Tsuburaya too.

Hopefully.
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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby HeiseiGodzilla117 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:06 pm

Rest in peace, Haruo Nakajima. Without you, Godzilla would not have been the same.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Rody » Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:26 pm

I saw the news this morning, and for a moment I felt almost like I couldn't breathe.
I didn't know who Nakajima was as a kid, but for all the work he did as Godzilla during the franchise's golden age, he was absolutely one of my childhood heroes. How I wish I had been able to meet him; the world just doesn't feel the same now.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby Komenja » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:03 pm

I've always admired him for his tenacity and endurance when he worked in the suit, and for his kindness and love for what he helped create afterward. I will forever regret that I never got the chance to meet him. Rest in peace, Haruo.

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Re: Rest in Peace, Haruo Nakajima

Postby LegendZilla » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:09 pm

Would (and should) Monster Planet be dedicated to him?
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