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Ishirō Honda is a Japanese film director.[1]

Biography


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Appearances

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Season 4

Behind the scenes

  • In real life:
    • Ishirō Honda was a Japanese film director most famous for his monster films, including Godzilla.
    • Ishirō Honda was not in Hiroshima or Nagasaki when they were attacked by the United States.
    • He served in WWII. During his entire military service, Honda served 3 tours, with a total of 6 years serving at the front. He was captured by the Chinese National Revolutionary Army from 1944. He said he was treated well, but made his way back to Japan to find his wife and child.
    • During his final tour, Honda escaped death near Hankou when a mortar shell landed infront of him, but never detonated. He later returned to retrieve the shell and took it home to Japan where he placed it on top of his desk in his private study until his death.
    • He was a friend of Akira Kurosawa, who was referenced by Wally West in "The Flash Reborn""​.

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