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This is Mansai Nomura. He’s a famed Japanese stage and film actor. He also did the CG motion capture for Godzilla Resurgence.

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In a recent press conference, Nomura revealed he played the film’s title character.

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Nomura does Kyogen, which is a comic style of theater that is related to, but different from, Noh theater.

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For Resurgence, Nomura was in charge of how Godzilla moved.

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As pictured in this AnimeAnime photo, it’s going to hard to unsee how Nomura folds up his arms in Godzilla’s little limbs.

[Image via AnimeAnime]

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