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 238 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 2 hours 12 minutes


episode 270: Ultraman Ace (1972-1973)

We are joined by Jared Foust (Xenofauna) and Connor Anderson (Easterman's Kaiju Kompendium) for an extensive deep dive into Ultraman Ace.  The firth entry in the Ultra series brought in some changes, like recurring alien villains and the idea of two Ultr...


 2022-05-01  3h2m

episode 269: Zillafoot (2019/2021)

We are joined again by guest host Trev (Days of Future Podcast, Failure to Franchise) to discuss the recent micro budgeted Zillafoot.  This backyard indie about a giant lizard/ape hybrid was originally released in 2019, but was re-released in 2021 after ...


 2022-04-18  1h56m

episode 268: 100 Shot, 100 Killed: Tribute to Akira Takarada

Matt, Byrd and Tom pay tribute to the prolific actor Akira Takarada, who passed away recently at the age of 87.  We discuss Takarada's vast career in acting, voiceover, and activism.  Our main topic is two spy spoofs Takarada starred in, 1965's Ironfinge...


 2022-04-03  2h19m

episode 267: Big Man Japan (2007)

Byrd, Matt and Tom discuss the divisive kaiju satire from popular Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto.  This mockumentary follows a washed up Japanese super hero as he fights giant monsters, deals with his estranged family, and ponders his place in the w...


 2022-02-20  1h43m

episode 266: Nezura 1964/Nezulla the Rat Monster

We are joined once again by Tom (Final Forum podcast) and Kevin (Maser Patrol) to discuss the new film Nezura 1964!  From 3Y Films (The Great Buddha Arrival), this low budget indie is a dramatized retelling of the making (and cancelation) of Giant Horde ...


 2022-02-07  1h48m

episode 265: Rex: A Dinosaur‘s Story (1993): A KT Holiday Special

Ring in the holidays with this special episode, as we are joined by Kevin Derendorf (Maser Patrol, Kaiju For Hipsters) and Tom Gueli (Final Forum: A Dragonball Podcast) to talk about the children's holiday dinosaur film, Rex: A Dinosaur's Story.  In 1993...


 2021-12-22  1h28m

episode 264: The Big O (1999-2000, 2003)

Byrd, Matt and Kevin discuss the cult anime series The Big O.  This series combined inspirations from kaiju/tokusatsu, mecha, Batman, and film noir to create a series about a negotiator who pilots a giant robot in a city full of people without memories. ...


 2021-11-24  2h7m

episode 263: Yokai Monster Heaven Duology

We're joined by frequent guest hosts Tom and Kevin to talk about Macoto Tezuka's Yokai-centric Monster Heaven films.  Monster Heaven (1986) is an anthology film of several different Yokai stories.  Monster Heaven: Ghost Hero (1990) is a single story abou...


 2021-10-31  1h26m

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...


 2021-10-26  46m

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...


 2021-10-18  1h47m