100 Monsters

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

100 Monsters (1968,Japan) is a Horror film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda.
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Main Details

  • Released in 1968
  • Color
  • Runtime: 80 min
  • Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
  • Rated: UR
  • Production Co.: Daiei Motion Picture Company
  • Distribution Co.: Daiei International Films (USA) (subtitled) | Masaichi Nagata Productions (Japan)
  • Directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda
  • Written by Tetsuro Yoshida
  • Starring: Shinobu Araki, Jun Fujimaki, Ryûtarô Gomi, Jun Hamamura, Tatsuo Hananuno, Shozo Hayashiya, Masaru Hiraizumi, Takashi Kanda, Hajime Koshikawa, Keiko Koyanagi, Ikuko Môri, Shozo Nanbu, Koichi Ogura, Teruko Oumi, Saburo, Rookie Shin-ichi, Shôsaku Sugiyama, Miwa Takada, Kazue Tamachi, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Kazuo Yamamoto, and Yoshio Yoshida
  • Produced by Masaichi Nagata, Yamato Yatsuhiro
  • Original Music by Michiaki Watanabe (as Chemei Watanabe)
  • Cinematography by Yasukazu Takemura
  • Film Editing by Kanji Suganuma

Also Known As

  • Yôkai hyaku monogatari (original title)

Background

Produced by Daiei Motion Picture Company, and bear a resemblance to that studio's other series, Gamera and Daimajin, and to other Japanese pop culture favorites like Godzilla and Ultraman. In 2005 Takashi Miike directed the first new entry in the series, The Great Yokai War.


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