SRS Cinema is excited to bring you the independent kaiju comedy Attack of the Giant Teacher from director Yoshikazu Ishii. With recent releases for Raiga and Reigo under our belt, Attack of the Giant Teacher marks the third indie kaiju film to be released by SRS Cinema.
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. Directed by Ishii Yoshikazu.
PRESALES begin Thurs January 2nd, 2020, with copies expected to start shipping end of Feb 2020. Limited edition, only 300 will be sold on BD-R – however, if we hit 300 copies sold by Jan 16th we will fully replicate this movie. There will also be a limited run of 25 VHS. First 300 copies sold in any format get a free 11×17 poster.
Yoshikazu is one of the few directors in Japan to also carry the title of special effects director. 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.
Yoshikazu Ishii Filmography
2000 Wild Night original video (co-director)
2006 Cool Dimension movie
2012 Weekend original video
2013 June 6 omnibus movie; episode 2 mission (director)
2013 Ultraman Ginga episode 2 (director & special effects director)
2014 Ultraman Ginga S episode 4 (director & special effects director)
2015 Sakura ℬana (special effects director)
2016 Game Master Death Sushi
2018 Attack of the Giant Teacher
Born in Tokyo, Yoshikazu Ishii has had a love for movies ever since he was a child. In 1987, he was introduced to work in movie sets by screenwriter and director Hiroshi Kashiwabara. Later on, he started working as a freelance assistant director. Yoshikazu studied under director Noribumi Suzuki and served as an assistant director for films, including Literary Award Murder Case Great Advance and Binburi High School. Upon meeting Toho’s special effects director Koichi Kawakita, Yoshikazu began to study about special effects. He participated in the production of special effects scenes of various works including Godzilla: Final Wars as a special effects assistant director.
MIYUKI TAKASE (Actress Girls)
NAOMI HASE (Special Appearance)