Director Masaaki Tezuka speaks to the audience at a special event in Koenji, Tokyo. Photo by Brett Homenick.
The guest of honor was director Masaaki Tezuka, who directed Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000), Godzilla against Mechagodzilla (2002), and Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003). Among other titles, he served as assistant director on Virus, (1980), Princess from the Moon (1987), Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992), and the last two entries in the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy.
Yoshikazu Ishii promotes his new film Sakurabana at the event. Photo by Brett Homenick.
Yours truly posing with Toho power player Yoshikazu Ishii after the event wrapped.
It had been quite a weekend up to this point, but even after all of this, it was far from over!