SON OF KAIJU DAY MARATHON: The Mysterians (1957)

Known as Chikyū Bōeigun (Earth Defense Force) in Japan, The Mysterians is important to our kaiju studies as it contains the first appearance of Moguera, who would one day become M.O.G.U.E.R.A. (Mobile Operation Godzilla Universal Expert Robot Aero-type), who took over the role intended for Mechagodzilla in Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla. While the robot never was in a Godzilla […]

SON OF KAIJU DAY MARATHON: Godzilla Island (1997)

In the future of 2097,  Earth’s kaiju all live on Godzilla Island, living under constant watch from the G-Guard. Godzilla, Godzilla Junior, Rodan, Kumasogami, Jigora, American Godzilla, Dogora — who was never even in a Godzilla movie before — Fire Rodan, King Ghidorah, Mecha-King Ghidorah, Mechagodzilla, Mothra, Mothra Leo, Anguirus, Gigan, Hedorah, Destoroyah, Baragon, King […]

Exploring: Lost Kaiju Movies

For all the many, many movies that we’ve talked about in the last few days, there are some that we may never get to see. Here are three — beyond the two King Kong films we already talked about earlier, King Kong Appears in Edo and Wasei King Kong. Space Monster Wangmagwi: Made in South Korea in 1967, […]