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

Shin Gojira (2016)
Film / Science Fiction

Shin Gojira (2016)

In the wake of Gareth Edwards’ “Monsterverse” founding Godzilla (2014), Toho caught everyone on the hop by announcing that they were getting back into the kaiju game with their first Godzilla film since Ryuhei Kitamura’s Gojira: Fainaru wôzu/Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) ten years earlier. Inspired by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and the Tohoku earthquake … Continue reading

Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S. (2003)
Film / Science Fiction

Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S. (2003)

Now here’s a surprise. The previous Godzilla film had ended with a disappointing anti-climax as Godzilla and Kairyu (aka Mechagodzilla) had fought their final battle then simply wandered off, leaving the film inconclusive. Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S., aka Godzilla: Tokyo SOS, set that straight by doing something that no Millennium era Godzilla … Continue reading

Gojira X Mekagojira (2002)
Film / Science Fiction

Gojira X Mekagojira (2002)

Masaaki Tezuka took over the directing reins for the fourth film in the Millennium era Godzilla series, Toho’s 26th outing overall and this time out, writer Wataru Mimura opted to bring back fan favourite Mechagodzilla, albeit in a somewhat altered guise. First seen in Gojira Tai Mekagojira/Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), Godzilla’s robot doppelganger had also … Continue reading