Invisible Man

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Toho Kaijin Film
Tomei Ningen
Invisible Man
Directed by                   Produced by
Motoyoshi Oda Takeo Kita
Written by                       Music by  
Shigeaki Hidaka,
Kei Beppu
Kyosuke Kami
Distributed by                       Rating      
TohoJP Unrated
  Budget                           Box Office
¥???,???,??? ¥???,???,???
Running Time
70 minutesJP
(1 hour, 10 minutes)
Designs Used

Invisible Man (透明人間,   Tōmei Ningen?) is a 1954 tokusatsu kaijin film produced by Toho Company Ltd. The film was released to Japanese theaters on December 29, 1954.




Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Motoyoshi Oda
  • Written by   Shigeaki Hidaka and Kei Beppu
  • Produced by   Takeo Kita
  • Executive Producing by   Tatsuo Kuroda
  • Music by   Kyosuke Kami
  • Cinematography by   Eiji Tsuburaya
  • Edited by   Shûichi Anbara
  • Production Design by   Teruaki Abe
  • Assistant Directing by   Teruo Maru and Tetsuhiro Kawasaki
  • Special Effects by   Eiji Tsuburaya


Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Seizaburô Kawazu   as   Takamitsu Nanjo/Invisible Man Nanjo
  • Miki Sanjô   as   Michiyo, the singer
  • Minoru Takada   as   Yajima, gang boss
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya   as   Reporter Komatsu
  • Kenjiro Uemura   as   Ken
  • Kamatari Fujiwara   as   Mariko's grandfather
  • Fuyuki Murakami   as   Chief Editor Yamada
  • Sônosuke Sawamura   as   Nomura, Dietman
  • Seijirô Onda   as   Chief of Metropolitan Police
  • Shin Ôtomo   as   Detective
  • Noriko Shigeyama   as   Nightclub dancer
  • Keiko Kondo   as   Mariko, young girl
  • Haruo Suzuki   as   Man in nightclub
  • Masao Mizuno   as   Joe
  • Haruo Nakajima   as   Invisible Man Akita
  • Akira Sera   as   Man at street stand
  • Yutaka Oka   as   TV Announcer
  • Shôichi Hirose   as   Policeman
  • Yasuhisa Tsutsumi   as   Jewelry Shop Manager
  • Takuzô Kumagai   as   Ôtsuka
  • Minoru Itô   as   Man in car (traffic accident)
  • Keiko Mori   as   Woman in car (traffic accident)




Main article: Invisible Man/Gallery.


Main article: Invisible Man (Soundtrack).

Alternate Titles

  • The Invisible Man
  • Transparent Man

Theatrical Releases

Video Releases

Toho (2007)[1]

  • Released: February 23, 2007
  • Region: Region 2
  • Language: Japanese
  • Format: NTSC
  • Other Details: 70 minutes run time, 1 disc

Toho (2015)[2][3]

  • Released: July 15, 2015
  • Region: Region 2
  • Language: Japanese
  • Format: NTSC
  • Other Details: 1.33:1 aspect ratio, 70 minutes run time, 1 disc


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