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Overview (1)

Born in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan

Mini Bio (1)

Yoshihiro Nishimura was born on April 1, 1967 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on Tokyo Gore Police (2008), Meatball Machine Kodoku (2017) and The ABCs of Death (2012).

Trade Mark (3)

Over-The-Top Story-lines and Characters
Creating the "Gore Effect"
Often casts _Eihi Shiina_, _Yukihide Benny_, _Maki Mizui_, _ Jiji Bu_.

Trivia (7)

Is an original member of the Fundoshi Corps, along with Noboru Iguchi and Yukihiko Yamaguchi.
Founder of Tokyo-based Nishimura Motion Picture Model Makers Group (Y.K. Nishimura Eizô), originally a special make-up effects company that later became involved in movie production.
Meatball Machine (2005) became the international breakthrough movie of Yoshihiro Nishimura's career, as a result of the extensive coverage his special make-up effects work on it received from then-independent movie news website Twitch, beginning over a month before its premiere at the now-defunct Tokyo International Fantastic Film Festival.
Is an alumnus of Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Became interested in making models when he saw Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope as a child.
The "true source of virtually all English language" information online relating to him and Noboru Iguchi is Marc Walkow, according to Todd Brown of XYZ Films' movie news website screenanarchy.com.
Is a member of Nihon Eiga Kantoku Kyôkai a/k/a Directors Guild of Japan (DGJ).

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