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 249 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 18 hours 23 minutes


episode 301: Them! (1954)

We finally take our first step into the vast "giant bug" subgenre with the granddaddy of them all, 1954's classic Them!  Along with the Beast From 20,000 Fathoms and Godzilla, this film helped kick off a new era of atomic monster film, warning the pu...



episode 300: Power Rangers: Once & Always (2023) + Smoking Causes Coughing (2022)

Byrd, Matt, and guest host Trev (Days of Future Podcast, Failure To Franchise) run through a superhero double feature.  First up is the recent Power Rangers reunion special from Netflix, which sees many of the original Power Rangers team return to fa...



episode 299: Godzilla vs. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (2022) Comic Review

For our first comic book review, we are joined by Trev and Tom to talk about IDW/Boom Studio's crossover comic miniseries, Godzilla vs The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, written by Cullen Bunn (Deadpool, The Sixth Gun, Godzilla: Cataclysm) and drawn b...


 2023-05-01  1h20m

episode 298: Ape vs. Mecha Ape (2023)

We are joined by Tom and Trev to tackle another Asylum movie, this time with the sequel to 2021's Ape vs Monster.  Ape vs. Mecha Ape brings the giant ape Abraham face to face with a mechanical doppelgänger that is carrying nuclear weapons.  Can an ap...


 2023-04-24  1h8m

episode 297: Half Human (1955)

We are joined by our Kaiju Masterclass partner, writer Patrick Galvan (SyFy, Our Culture, Ruan Lingyu: Her Life and Career) to discuss Ishiro Honda's banned 1955 film Half Human (aka The Beastman Snowman).  Made immediately after the original Godzill...


 2023-04-17  1h37m

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...


 2023-03-26  1h15m

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...


 2023-03-20  39m

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...


 2023-03-06  1h31m

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