(Last Updated On: November 15, 2022)
Director Kazuki Omori , who worked on movies such as Hippocrates and Godzilla vs. Biollante , passed away at Hyogo Medical University Hospital at 11:28 on November 12th due to acute myeloid leukemia, according to the Directors Guild of Japan.
Announced. he was 70 years old. According to the association, the funeral and farewell ceremony will be held only by close relatives, and a farewell party (date to be determined) will be held at a later date. Director Omori was born in Osaka in 1952.
He started making films in high school and made his directorial debut with the Kido Prize-winning original screenplay Orange Road Express (1978). Hippocrates (1980), based on the experience of Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine ; ★Gotta Chance (1985), Take It Easy (1986), Women in Love (1986) starring Yuki Saito , and Totto Channel (1987).
In the Heisei Godzilla series, he directed Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989) and Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991). He wrote scripts for Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992) and Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995). As part of the reconstruction project for the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, he independently produced Kono Koi until he became brighter (1999).
In addition, SMAP starring Shoot! ’ (1994), ’Big Broken Heart. (1995), Galaxy Railway of My Heart Kenji Miyazawa Story (1996), Run! Ichiro” (2001), “ TRY ” (2002), “Theatrical Version Super Star Fleet Sazer X Fight! Star Warriors (2005), Tsugaru 100-Year Cafeteria (2011), and Blowing in the Wind of Vietnam (2015). (Editorial department Koichi Irikura)
Source: Anime News Network