The Kaiju Transmissions Podcast

Join hosts Byrd and Matt as they discuss all things giant monsters, tokusatsu, and Japanese fantasy films. We'll also cover comics, cartoons, toys, books, and more! Come here for a regular dose of everything from Godzilla and Gamera to King Kong and Ray Harryhausen to Ultraman, and everything in between!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h34m. Bisher sind 210 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 22 hours 39 minutes


episode 262: Behind the Scenes of Kaiju Masterclass 2 (Online Convention, Nov 5-7, 2021)

We are joined by our fellow Kaiju Masterclass convention team members Steve Ryfle, Ed Godziszewski, Patrick Galvan, Erik Homenick, and Amanda Whalen and presenter Kevin Derendorf for a look behind the scenes of this year's virtual convention. This year...



episode 261: Sonny Chiba Goes Horror!

We're back with more spooky thrills as we look at two horror outings starring the late, great Sonny Chiba.  First we have Toei's campy Japanese/American co-production Terror from Beneath the Sea (1966) about fish people trying to take over the world.  We...



episode 260: The Green Slime (1968)

Our October horror-thon continues as Byrd, Matt and Tom discuss Toei and MGM's cult classic The Green Slime, directed by the legendary Kinji Fukasaku.  Starring an all English cast, this Japanese/American co-production tells the story of a space station ...



episode 259: Toku Terror in Hong Kong: The Seventh Curse (1986) and The Cat (1992)

For the first horror episode of October, we are joined by our three most frequent guest hosts (for the first time together), Trev, Kevin, and Tom to discuss movies so crazy we needed five people to make sense of them.  We look at a pair of Hong Kong horr...



episode 258: Hanna Barbera‘s Godzilla: Interview With Writer/Developer Duane Poole

We are joined for a look behind the scenes of Hanna Barbera's Godzilla animated series with the show's writer/developer/story editor Duane Poole!  For over 40 years, Duane has written for TV, film and theater and has worked with iconic properties includi...


 2021-09-27  1h29m

episode 257: Sonny Chiba Tribute Special

Byrd, Matt and Trev celebrate the legacy of Japanese action star Sonny Chiba, who recently passed away at the age of 82.  We talk about Chiba's humble beginnings as a star of low budget tokusatsu productions, becoming a global martial arts icon, and his ...


 2021-09-13  2h52m

episode 256: Kaiju Fan Films!

Byrd and Matt are joined by Chris Marti (Cosmic Monster) and Jared Foust (Xenofauna) to discuss the rich history of kaiju fan films!  We discuss their recent short Ultraman Sorta vs. Godzilla (which Jared directed and Chris did sound design for) and then...


 2021-09-06  2h28m

episode 255: The Rebuild of Evangelion Giant Size Spectacular!

Byrd and Matt are joined by Maser Patrol's Kevin Derendorf and Josh Greilich to discuss the four-film retelling of Neon Genesis Evangelion.  With the long awaited fourth film, Thrice Upon a Time now out on Amazon Prime, we finally get a chance to unpack ...


 2021-08-30  3h12m

episode 254: Konto 55: Grand Outer Space Adventure (1969)

Byrd, Matt and Tom discuss Jun Fukuda's obscure sci-fi comedy, Konto 55: Grand Outer Space Adventure.  The film stars the comedy duo Konto 55, as they and their mutual love interest are abducted by aliens in order to study earthlings' knack for violence....


 2021-08-23  1h33m

episode 253: Godzillafest Returns with Bob Johnson!

SciFi Japan's Bob Johnson returns to discuss the return of Godzillafest, the largest Godzilla film festival in the country. We also talk about Bob's commentary track on Arrow's Gamera the Brave blu-ray, the complicated nature of the Godzilla series' hom...


 2021-08-13  1h19m