Prior to this trip in 2020, I would never have expected it to be the one before the world got shut down by the pandemic. Fortunately for me, I managed to make a short pilgrimage to Sukagawa, the birth town of the God of Tokusatsu, Eiji Tsuburaya. I made a quick trip to Ishinomaki as […]
M87 Film: SHIN ULTRAMAN (2022)Composition & Lyrics: Kenshi YonezuPerformed by: Kenshi Yonezu Released on 18 May 2022, M87 is the official theme song of the film SHIN ULTRAMAN. The song currently has five million hits on Spotify and 18 million views on YouTube. With the film itself achieving box office success in its first two […]
Here’s the full English translation of Channel 8’s Morning Express hobby group segment on tokuAsia!
And for our last feature for the build up to Godzilla: King of the Monsters, we introduce the arch-nemesis of Big G: King Ghidorah. Despite the many different origin stories that this golden three-headed dragon had, King Ghidorah has consistently been portrayed as the main antagonist throughout the Godzilla franchise. The only exception in which […]
So we have been officially introduced to the first Reiwa era Ultraman…or rather Ultramen, as Tsuburaya approaches the upcoming show with a new formula, while bringing us back to the Nebula M78 continuity. For more official information, visit the TPC website by clicking here. And here are the three new kids on the block. While […]
The first female monster in the Toho’s kaiju gallery. Mothra is a divine giant moth that first appeared in 1961 in a serialized novel The Luminous Fairies and Mothra. She made her Godzilla film debut in the 1964 film, Mothra versus Godzilla. Unlike Godzilla who switches between the hero and villian role, Mothra has most […]