Complete Works of Super Steel



Complete Works of Super Steel


From painting to photography, from monochrome to color, and from film to video.


The means of reporting that conveys pictures of the scene continues to evolve day by day due to advances in science, but the spirit of reporting to convey the threat of monsters at the risk of life, no matter how advanced the technology, has been passed down to the present day. Here, let’s summarize the super news photos of various times.

大戸島に出現したゴジラを撮影した荻原記者 (写真左端)。 日本初の怪獣報道写真を撮影したカメラマンとして、その功績は現在もなお語り継がれている。

Ogiwara reporter (far left in the photo) who photographed Godzilla that appeared on Odo Island. As a photographer who took Japan’s first monster news photo, his achievements are still being handed down to this day.


A relay staff member of the MTC broadcasting station who covered the offense and defense of Godzilla and Mecha King Ghidorah in Shinjuku. TV cameras are indispensable for recent monster coverage.


TTV Osamu Sakurai cameraman (on the right in the photo) filmed the decisive battle between King Kong and Godzilla. This camera is hand-wound, and the hardships can be overcome.


Female photographers are also very active in monster coverage, including Nitto Newspaper Michi Hanamura photographers who covered the Mothra incident, and Mainishi Newspaper Junko Nakanishi photographer who interviewed Mothra vs. Godzilla every morning.


After learning about the United Nations sherbet​ [freeze] plan, freelance writer Maki Goro went to Solgel Island alone and scooped Godzilla’s son with his own initiative.

Source: ゴジラ特撮写真館 (講談社, p 89)