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Shōgo Tomiyama (富山省吾, born 1952 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese writer and producer.



Shogo Tomiyama was an aspiring producer, who took the reins of the Godzilla series following Tomoyuki Tanaka's death. His persistence is what kept the Godzilla series alive following its rough start near the turn of the millennium. After Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000) failed at the box office, Tomiyama switched gears and handed the series over to director Shusuke Kaneko, who churned out the highly successful Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack in 2001. By 2003, though, the series had once again gone stagnant with the box office disappointment of Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.. Tomiyama had big things in store for the following year, though, as he stepped up to become the president of Toho along with co-writing and producing the most expensive Godzilla film to emerge from Toho to date: Godzilla: Final Wars (2004). Preceding the film's release, Tomiyama commented that Godzilla would go into a decade long retirement following the release of the 2004 film, and, after surveying the disappointing box office receipts for Godzilla: Final Wars (2004), stayed true to his word.