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!

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h34m. Bisher sind 209 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 21 hours 52 minutes

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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...


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   1h47m
 
 

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 ...


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   1h34m
 
 

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...


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   2h7m
 
 

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...


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   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 ...


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 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...


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 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 ...


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 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....


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 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...


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 2021-08-13  1h19m
 
 

episode 252: Shin Godzilla- A 5 Year Retrospective with The Human Instrumentality Podcast!


Get ready for a real "two plus two cooperation" as we are joined by Joseph Schafer and Ian Cory (of the Evangelion podcast, the Human Instrumentality Podcast) to take a deep dive into Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi's radical, yet beloved Godzilla reboot...


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 2021-08-01  2h31m