Yoshimitsu Banno was born on March 30, 1931, and died on May 7, 2017.
He was a Japanese director.
Banno was best known for the cult-classic Godzilla vs. Hedorah, which he directed and co-wrote.
He was a special guest at G-Fest XII in 2005.
Banno was a co-executive producer of the new Godzilla film with Legendary Pictures.
Yoshimitsu Banno passed away at 86 years old.