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 Jun Fukuda (福田純)
  Director/Writer/Producer
 Date of birth:
      February 17th, 1923
      Manshu, Korea
 Date of death:
      December 3rd, 2000
      Tokyo, Japan
 
Biography

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 wing. 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), to which he accepted. By the director's request, Akira Ifukube was bypassed for the production in favor of Masaru Sato, a composer that Fukuda was more familiar with. 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 for special effects productions after Ishiro Honda stepped out of the limelight. Fukuda also wrote the unproduced Invisible Man vs. the Human Torch.

Director Toho Filmography
Dangerous Playing with Fire (1959)
The Secret of the Telegian (1960)
The Merciless Trap (1961)
Witness Killed (1961)
Counterstroke (1961)
Weed of Crime (1962)
Woman Herself (1962)
Operation Mad Dog (1963)
Young Guy in Hawaii (1963)
Trap of Suicide Kilometer (1964)
Blood and Diamonds (1964)
Iron Finger (1965)
White Rose of Hong Kong (1965)
Underworld Total Destruction Maneuvers (1965)
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966)
Sensation Seekers (1966)
The Mad Atlantic (1966)
Son of Godzilla (1967)
Booted Babe, Busted Boss (1968)
Konto 55: Grand Outer Space Adventure (1969)
Konto 55: We are the Great-Great Grandchildern of the Ninja (1969)
Young Guy on Mt. Cook (1969)
The Freshman into the World (1969)
City of Beasts (1970)
Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Zone Fighter (1973)
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Comedy of Damashi's Humanity and Justice (1974)
ESPY (1974)
Submersion of Japan (1974)
The War in Space (1977)

Assitant Director Toho Filmography
The Man Who Came to Port (1952)
Flower Girls (1953)
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
Rodan (1956)
Rebels on the High Sea (1956)
Yagyu Confidential (1957)
Ninjitsu (1958)

Writer Toho Filmography
Weed of Crime (1962)
The Mad Atlantic (1966)
Booted Babe, Busted Boss (1968)
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Zone Fighter (1973)
Horror of the Wolf (1973)
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Comedy of Damashi's Humanity and Justice (1974)

Producer Toho Filmography
City of Beasts (1970)