How Did Kazuki Omori Die? Japanese Director Cause of Death Revealed

The famous director of “Godzilla passed away at the age of 70. Let's see what illness he had and cause of death.

What Happened to Kazuki Omori?

The well-known Japanese director Kazuki Omori passed away on the 12th of this month. Kazuki Omori, a well-known Japanese director, became famous in the past for directing the “Godzilla” series of films and occupies a very important position in the Japanese film and television industry, but today it was unexpectedly reported that Kazuki Omori has died in the 12th of this month for “acute” Myeloid leukemia,” died in a hospital in Hyogo Prefecture at the age of 70. After the news came out, actress Xiao Gao Huimei, who had participated in the performance of “Godzilla”, also posted her condolences on Twitter.

Kazuki Omori has been making movies since high school. After the first movie was released in 1978, he directed more than 30 works. He also won the “11th Japan Film Academy Award” with the movie “Woman in Love”. Nominated for best director and best screenwriter, and later became a household name director by relying on the “Godzilla” war series of films to gain international popularity. As he got older, Kazuki Omori seldom appeared after he directed his last work “The Wind Blowing to Vietnam” in 2015.

Kazuki Omori Cause of Death

Kazuki Omori, 70, passed away at Hyogo Medical University at around 11:30 a.m. on the 12th of this month from “acute myeloid leukemia,” according to sources in the Japanese media.

Thus, it became clear that Kazuki Omori's leukemia-related disease was the cause of his death. After hearing the news, the actress Xiao Gao Huimei, who had worked with him on the film, also made a message on Twitter thanking Director Omori for starting the “Godzilla VS series of movies” in order to immortalize her and make her into a masterpiece. I also hope that Kazuki Omori's legacy will live on in the public's memory.

Who was Kazuki Omori?

Japanese director and screenwriter Kazuki Omori ( mori Kazuki) is known for his work in movies. Scripting and directing Godzilla vs. Biollante and Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, as well as subsequently writing Godzilla vs. Mothra and Godzilla vs. Destoroyah, Omori was one of the main creative powers behind the Heisei Godzilla series.

Since 2006, he has served as the department chair for the visual concept planning program at Osaka University of Arts, where he has also given multiple lectures on tokusatsu methods.

Mori, who was born in Osaka, attended the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine and has a medical license.

Kazuki Omori’s Career

He started making movies on his while still in school, with Kuraku Naru created matenai! (1975), which starred Seijun Suzuki, earning some of the best reviews.

In 1977, he won the third Kido Award for best screenplay with “Orenji rdo kyk,” and the following year, he was able to make his professional film debut with the same work.

Many of his movies, including the 1980 film Hipokuratesu-tachi, have doctors in them or make use of his medical expertise.

He has worked in several different genres, including musicals, suspense movies, and most notably, multiple Heisei Godzilla series episodes.

In 1982, nine directors, including Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sgo Ishii, Shinji Smai, and Kazuhiko Hasegawa, created the independent production company Director's Company, in which Mori also took part.

He started teaching at Osaka Electro-Communication University in 2000, then at Osaka University of Arts in 2005. He also attended G-Fest XIII as a special guest in 2006.

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