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    ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER Licensed By SRS Cinema For North American Release

    An alien monster and a giant high school teacher battle in the old-school tokusatsu movie, ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER, coming to home video in North America from SRS Cinema. Photo courtesy of SRS Cinema. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

    Source: SRS Cinema LLC Special Thanks to Avery Guerra and Ron Bonk

    A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE

    The new independent daikaiju film ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER (??????????????????????, Atakku Obu Za Jaianto T?ch?, 2019) has been licensed for North American distribution by SRS Cinema LLC. A classic-style tokusatsu movie, ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER will be available on limited edition Blu-ray and VHS in early January 2020, with wide release DVDs planned for next summer.

    Photo courtesy of Avery Guerra. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

    Synopsis Kenzo Miyazawa is an earnest teacher who works at a night high school. His class is filled with unique and slightly odd students. Suddenly, the night school witnesses a drop in student numbers and has no choice but to shut down by the end of the year. Mr. Miyazawa’s class decides to create a musical for the school’s last festival. Then, an alien beast invades Earth and begins destroying the town. Mr. Miyazawa challenges the alien beast to a fight. Production Team

    Writer/director/SFX director Yoshikazu Ishii with the poster for his movie. Photo courtesy of SRS Cinema. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

    ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER was made by Yoshikazu Ishii, one of the few directors in Japan to also carry the title of special effects director. Ishii was born in Tokyo on November 27, 1965. The summer after graduating high school, he went on a short-term study abroad program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Upon his return to Japan, he was invited to work on movie sets by screenwriter and director Hiroshi Kashiwabara (GODZILLA 2000, GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS). Shortly thereafter, Ishii studied under director Norifumi Suzuki (Toei`s "Torakku Yar?" film series) and served as an assistant director for films, including LITERARY AWARD MURDER CASE (??????? ??????, Bungaku-sh? Satsujin Jiken Oinaru Jos?, 1989) and BINBURI HIGH SCHOOL (??????????, Bin-bari Haisuk?ru, 1990). Yoshikazu Ishii met Toho special effects director Koichi Kawakita and began studying special effects. He would go on to work as a special effects assistant director on GODZILLA: FINAL WARS (??? ?????????, Gojira Fainaru U?zu, 2004), NEGOTIATOR: MASHITA MASAYOSHI (????????, Koshonin Mashita Masayoshi, 2005), SINKING OF JAPAN (????, Nihon Chinbotsu, 2006), DAIMAJIN KANON (??????, 2010), GANTZ (??, Gantsu, 2011) and ULTRAMAN SAGA (?????????, Urutoraman Saga, 2012). Ishii made his debut as a director in 2006 with the film COOL DIMENSION (???????????, K?ru Dimenshon). His directorial credits include JUNE 6 OMNIBUS MOVIE; EPISODE 2 MISSION (6?6? ???????????????? mission?, 6 Tsuki 6-Nichi Omunibasu Eiga `Epis?do 2 Mitsumei Mission`, 2013) and GAME MASTER DEATH SUSHI (???????, G?mumasut?, 2016). He went on to assume the roles of director and special effects director for the television dramas ULTRAMAN GINGA Episode 2: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT`S DREAM (2013) and ULTRAMAN GINGA S Episode 4: THE MEANING OF STRENGTH (2014). In addition to working on movies and television dramas, he has also dealt with the making of videos for commercials, games, Pachinko, events and other various genres. The crew for ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER includes production supervisor Hiroshi Kashiwabara, director of photography Yoshishito Takahashi (DEATH KAPPA, UlLTRAMAN MEBIUS), gaffer Atsushi Ogasawara (ATTACK ON TITAN, SHIN GODZILLA), special effects production designer Akio Fukushima (SHIN GODZILLA), puppeteer effects creator Akihiro Tsujikawa (GMK) and VFX Supervisor Osamu Izumiya (GODZILLA: FINAL WARS, TAKESHI’S).

    Kenzo Miyazawa faces his students. Photo courtesy of Avery Guerra. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

    Credits Release Year: 2019? Run Time: 70 Minutes? Format: Digital Cast MAKOTO KOJIMA TAKASHI TOYOTA TAKEHIKO FUJITA MIYUKI TAKASE (Actress Girls) MICHIKO HIKOSAKA SHUNSUKE YAMAMOTO RINA TSUCHIYA YUKO TSUZURANUKI SHOGO ARAMAKI NORIHIRO YAJIMA GAICHI HOLLY KANEKO AOI KUGA NAOMI HASE (Special Appearance) Crew Directed & SFX by: YOSHIKAZU ISHII Production Supervisor: HIROSHI KASHIWABARA? Executive Producer: HIROYUKI HASEGAWA Producer: HIROYUKI HASAMA Original Story and Adaptation by: YOSHIKAZU ISHII Written by: NOBUHIKO ISHII Director of Photography: YOSHIHITO TAKAHASHI Gaffer: ATSUSHI OGASAWARA Sound Mixer: HIDEHIKO AMETA Edited and VFX by: MASAHITO HIRAI VFX Supervisor: OSAMU IZUMIYA Music by: HIROAKI ITO Special Effects Team (TOKUSATSU Team) Director of Photography: YOSHIHITO TAKAHASHI & SHINYA HARA Gaffer: ATSUSHI OGASAWARA & FUMIHIKO TAMURA Special Effects Production Designer: AKIO FUKUSHIMA Puppeteer Effects: AKIHIRO TSUJIKAWA Production Cooperation: TEAM BETTER TOMORROW Production: LEAD ONE PROMOTION © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

    ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER was made with the traditional Japanese FX techniques used for the classic Godzilla and Ultraman franchises. Photo courtesy of SRS Cinema. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of SRS Cinema. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Avery Guerra. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners
    ATTACK OF THE GIANT TEACHER English subtitled trailer. © 2019 Attack of the Giant Teacher Film Partners

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