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Daimajin Suit Actor Riki Hashimoto Passes Away At Age 83


Former Japanese baseball player and legendary suit actor for DaimajinRiki Hashimoto has passed away at the age of 83 due to lung cancer.


Hashimoto was well known in the tokusatsu industry as the man who donned the Daimajin suit for the 1960's Daiei movies from Daimajin, Return of Daimajin and Wrath of Daimajin as well as in 1968's Gamera VS Viras and as the man who went toe-to-toe with the legendary Bruce Lee in 1972's The Chinese Connection/Fist of fury.

He passed away on the 11th of October, days before his 84th birthday which will be October 20th. We at JEFusion extends our deepest condolences to his family and relatives.


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  1. Anonymous Says:

    My condolences for his passing. May he rest in peace.


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