Teruyoshi Nakano, Machiko Naka, and Yasuhiko Saijo pose for the gathered paparazzi. Photo by Brett Homenick.
Actress Machiko Naka (Godzilla's Revenge) offers her congratulations to Nakano-san.
Millennium series SFX director Eiichi Asada (Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S., Godzilla: Final Wars) toasts his Godzilla series predecessor.
The man of the hour, Teruyoshi Nakano, speaks to the crowd at his birthday celebration.
Hey, nobody told me the 58th floor of Sunshine 60 in Ikebukuro would be that high!
Does it make your mouth water? Well, it doesn't mine, but this collectibles display was still cool to photograph!
Actress Hiroko Sakurai (Ultra Q, Ultraman) is all smiles as she wishes Teruyoshi Nakano a happy birthday.
Teruyoshi Nakano and Machiko Naka pose for photographers while holding signage for the King of the Monsters.
Hiroko Sakurai, Teruyoshi Nakano, and Machiko Naka share a laugh about the good ol' days.
Posing with Hiroko Sakurai in an alternate photo. I spoke to her again about the Shacho series!
An alternate shot with Teruyoshi Nakano. Even at 80 years old, he's still most often the coolest guy in the room.
A different photo with Eiichi Asada, a very friendly and approachable gentleman.
A great shot of yours truly with Yasuhiko Saijo (sans cap). His appearance proved to be an excellent surprise!
Hanging out with Machiko Naka, a great lady who appeared in numerous Toho films.
Godzilla approves! That's all for now. Stay tuned to this blog for all the latest happenings in Japan!