In January this year, Yagi served as special FX director on an upcoming production in Shanghai, China. This video, uploaded by the miniature effects company Marbling Fine Arts, offers a look behind the scenes on Yagi’s FX set! Although we can’t reveal the title of the production yet, it is […]
2016 AKB Love Night: Love Factory
2015 AKB Horror Night: Night of Adrenaline
2014 Godzilla’s Great Counter-Attack: Who Are You?
2014 Haunted School: The Curse of the Word Spirit
2013 Operation: Mystery!: Mystery File
2009 Urban Legend Sepia
2008 Super 8 Ultra Brothers
2007 Ultraseven X
2006 Ultraman Mebius
2005 Ultraman Max
2004 Ultraman Nexus
2004 Ultra Q Dark Fantasy
2003 SD Gundam
2001 Ultraman Gaia: Gaia Again
2001 Ultraman Cosmos
2000 Booska Booska
1999 Ultraman Gaia
1999 Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey
1996 Moon Spiral
Takeshi Yagi is a Japanese film and television director.
In the mid-1990s he joined Tsuburaya Productions, the creators of the popular Ultraman franchise, working as an Assistant Director on TV series such as Ultraman Tiga. He made his directorial debut on the fourth episode of the TV mini-series Moon Spiral in 1996. He continued to serve as both a Director and Special FX Director for the Ultraman series until becoming a freelance director in 2008.
In 2004, Yagi was credited as the Main Director for Ultra Q: Dark Fantasy. The following year he served as Series Producer for 2005's Ultraman Max, a big critical and ratings hit. In 2007, he acted as the Series Organizer and Main Director for the late-night series Ultraseven X. Around the same time, he also began work on his first feature film, Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers, which went on to becoming the highest-grossing Ultraman film of all time.