Writer for Ultraman, Japanese Spider-Man, Shozo Uehara has died. Uehara passed away at 82, January 2, 2020. We found out about the passing on Twitter.
Shoz Uehara’s death was made public after the funeral that was run by his relatives. Uehara’s life has helped others understand what life was like for Japanese children living in Okinawa during World War II and has had a great influence that will ripple throughout time over the tokusatsu genre.
[Crunchyroll]Shozo Uehara, Writer for Ultraman, Japanese Spider-Man, Passes Away at 82 https://t.co/4pw3K5dqo4
Legendary tokusatsu (Japanese special effects filming) writer, Shozo Uehara, passed away on January 2 at the age of 82 due to complications surrounding his liver c…
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