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 1h35m. Bisher sind 244 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 11 hours 26 minutes


episode 296: Thai Double Feature: The Lake (2022) and The Beast Below (2022)

We look at not one but TWO recent giant monster films from Thailand.  Although not known for giant monster cinema, last year saw two giant monster movies come from the Land of Smiles.  The Lake is the story of a giant creature terrorizing the rural c...



episode 295: Diving into THE LAKE with with Director Lee Thongkham!

We are joined all the way from Thailand by a very special guest, film director Lee Thongkham!  Lee takes us behind the scenes of his new independent giant monster film THE LAKE, a Thai/Chinese co-production about a giant creature rampaging the Thai c...



episode 294: The Asylum’s Destroy All Monsters! Armageddon 2025 (2022) and Megaboa (2021)

Byrd, Matt, Tom and Trev are back in the Asylum, this time reviewing their 25th anniversary film, 2025 Armageddon!  Aliens invade our world by sending the Asylum's giant monsters to attack Earth.  We have Mega Piranha, Mega Shark, Crocosaurus, Megabo...



episode 293: Shin Ultraman (2022) Giant Size Roundtable

Byrd and Matt are joined by guest hosts Tom (Final Forum - A Dragonball Podcast), Kevin (Maser Patrol), Lux (of metal bands Soulmass and Wraithstorm), Connor (Easter's Kaiju Kompendium blog) for a giant round table discussion on Tsuburaya's recent re...


 2023-02-27  2h58m

episode 292: Troll (2022)

Byrd, Matt, and Kevin are joined by Lux Edwards (of metal bands Wraithstorm and Soulmass) to discuss 2022's Norwegian giant monster film, Troll.  Directed by Roar Uthaug (Tomb Raider 2018) and released by Netflix, the movie follows a giant troll that...


 2023-02-20  53m

episode 291: Iké Boys- Interview with Director Eric McEver!

Byrd and Kevin sit down with Eric McEver, director of the new independent film Iké Boys to talk about the making of the film and how he started making his own short films in Japan.  Eric's journey is a unique one, going from being an American kaiju f...


 2023-02-07  1h55m

episode 290: Kamen Rider: Black Sun (2022)

Byrd, Matt, Kevin and first time guest host Lux Edwards (tokusatsu fan and vocalist for the metal bands Wraithstorm and Soulmass) have a lengthy discussion on the recent Amazon Prime mini series, Kamen Rider: Black Sun!  Conceived to celebrate the 35...


 2023-01-23  2h56m

episode 289: The Career of Willis O’Brien + King Kong at 90 Art Exhibit at Eastern Michigan University with Gregory Kulon!

We welcome film historian and Willis O'Brien biographer Gregory Kulon to the show!  We discuss O'Brien's life and career, including his lost projects and personal tragedies, and we even debunk some common myths about the man.  Gregory also discusses ...


 2023-01-08  1h39m

episode 288: Iké Boys (2021/2022)

For our (kind of) Christmas episode, Byrd, Matt and Kevin gather around the Yule log to discuss the indie fantasy film, Iké Boys!  This homage to tokusatsu and anime follows two high school students who find themselves with super powers after watchin...


 2022-12-25  1h11m

episode 287: What To Do With The Dead Kaiju (2022)

We're back again with Kevin (Maser Patrol) to talk about the recent kaiju satire film, What To Do With The Dead Kaiju.  This Toei/Shochiku co-production tells the story of Japan's  government and scientists trying to figure out how to dispose of a ro...


 2022-12-12  58m