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Eisei Amamoto in King Kong Escapes

Hideyo Amamoto (1926 - 2003)

A.K.A. Eisei Amamoto

Film Deaths[]

  • The Birth of Japan (1959) [Spectator at Gods' Dance]: Eaten by Orochi.
  • The Secret of the Telegian (1960) [Henchman]: Shot by Tadao Nakamaru.
  • Gorath (1962) [Man in Bar]: Hit by a tsunami wave.
  • Atragon (1963) [High Priest of Mu]: Killed by Tadao Takashima.
  • Matango (1963) [Skulking Transitional Matango]: Shot by Hiroshi Koizumi. (note: Hideyo's character is deformed at this point)
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) [Princess Salno's aide]: Killed when his airplane is blown up by a bomb set by assassins, Akiko Wakabayashi goes out of the airplane (and somehow taken by aliens) before it happens.
  • Dogora (1964) [Gangster Joe Maki]: Squashed by Dogora running to the beach with falling rocks.
  • Samurai Assassin (Samurai) (1965) [Matazaburo Hagiwara]: Stabbed to death during the films final attack on the Daimyo Lord.
  • Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster) (1966) [Red Bamboo Naval Officer]: Crushed to death (along with the crew) when Ebirah monster breaks their ship in half. (as the slaves had tricked them into using a "fake" monster repellant)
  • King Kong Escapes (Kingu Kongu no Gyakushu, King Kong Strikes Again, King Kong's Counterattack, The Revenge of King Kong) (1967) [Dr. Who]: Crushed to death when a piece of equipment pins him against the wall while King Kong sinks his ship.
  • Message From Space (Uchu Kara no messeji) (1978) [Empress Dark]: Dies when his son's body (Mikio Narita ) falls on him from hundreds of feet up in the air causing him to explode. (NOTE: Eisei is playing a woman in the film and is in heavy make-up) 
  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) [Professor Hirotoshi Isayama]: Killed by King Ghidorah’s fiery blasts.

TV Deaths[]

  • Kamen Rider: Doctor Death, the True Meaning of Terror? [Dr. Shinigami AKA Ikadevil]:Destroyed by Kamen Rider Ichigō's Rider Tailspin Shoot.
  • Kamen Rider V3 (1973; series) [Dr. Shinigami]: Destroyed by Kamen Rider V3