Godzilla: The Anime Trilogy (2017-2018)
Animation / Film / Science Fiction

Godzilla: The Anime Trilogy (2017-2018)

With a live action sequel to Shin Gojira (2016) abandoned after Toho decided to develop a shared universe for their monsters, they made the surprise move to team up with Netflix to release a trilogy of Godzilla animated features, Gojira: Kaiju Wakusei/Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017), Gojira: Kessen Kido Zoshoku Toshi/Godzilla: City on the … Continue reading

Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ (1991)
Film / Science Fiction

Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ (1991)

Having decided to stick with established foes after Gojira vs. Biorante/Godzilla vs Biollante (1989), Toho started making Godzilla films with old enemies being re-imagined for the Heisei era. Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ/Godzilla vs King Ghidorah brings back the much-loved eponymous three-headed alien dragon and pops him straight into one of the most bizarre and endlessly … Continue reading

Chikyû kogeki meirei: Gojira tai Gaigan (1972)
Film / Science Fiction

Chikyû kogeki meirei: Gojira tai Gaigan (1972)

The 70s weren’t kind to the Godzilla films. After the surreal nonsense of Gojira tia Hedora/Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (1971), director Jun Fukuda returned to the kaiju fold and oversaw the series final decline, with the series creator Ishiro Honda returning for the not-quite-so-final death knell in 1975 with Mekagojira no Gyakushu/Terror of Mechagodzilla. … Continue reading

Kaijû sôshingeki (1968)
Film / Science Fiction

Kaijû sôshingeki (1968)

According to special effects director Sadamasa Arikawa, Toho were becoming increasingly concerned about the apparent declining popularity of the Godzilla films and decided to bring the series to a close with an all-star monster rally, Kaijû sôshingeki, aka Destroy All Monsters, that would see original film veterans director Ishiro Honda, effects man Eiji Tsuburaya and … Continue reading