Shochiku Company Limited (松竹株式会社?, Shōchiku Kabushiki gaisha) is a Japanese film studio and production company. It is headquartered in Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo. Among many other films, Shochiku has created a number of kaiju films such as The X from Outer Space and The Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit. Shochiku also distributed the Kadokawa-produced film Gamera: The Brave.