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Dec 12, 2017

Directed by: Ishirō Honda

Produced by: Yasuyoshi Tajitsu, Tomoyuki Tanaka

Written by: Jojiro Okami (story), Shinichi Sekizawa

Starring: Yosuke Natsuki, Yōko Fujiyama, Hiroshi Koizumi, Nobuo Nakamura, Robert Dunham, Akiko Wakabayashi, Jun Tazaki, Susumu Fujita, Seizaburô Kawazu, Hideyo Amamoto

Music by: Akira Ifukube

Cinematography: Hajime Koizumi

Edited by: Ryohei Fujii

Release date: August 11, 1964 (Japan)

Running time: 83 minutes

Nov 9, 2017

Episode 24: DEFEAT THE NEEDLE SHOOTING TERROR-BEAST NEEDLAR
Japanese Title: Harifuki Kyoujuu Niidoraa-wo Taose
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday September 10th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Yuji Amamiya

Episode 25: CARNAGE! ZONE & GODZILLA VS. THE ALLIED TERROR-BEAST FORCES
Japanese Title: Seizetsu! Zoon Gojira tai Kyoujuu Rengougun
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday September 17th 1973
Director: Kengo Furusawa
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Yoshihisa Araki

Episode 26: PULVERIZE! THE GAROGA GAMMA-X STRATEGY
Japanese Title: Funsai! Garoga Ganmaa X Sakusen
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday September 24th 1973
Director: Kohei Oguri
Director of Special FX: Shinichi Kanzawa
Writer: Satoshi Kurumi

Oct 26, 2017

Directed by Ishirō Honda

Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka

Written by Jojiro Okami (story), Takeshi Kimura

Starring Ryō Ikebe, Yumi Shirakawa, Takashi Shimura, Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Ken Uehara

Music by Kan Ishii

Cinematography Hajime Koizumi

Edited by Reiko Kaneko

Release date March 21, 1962 (Japan)

Running time 89 minutes

Aug 22, 2017

Directed by Ishirō Honda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay by Takeshi Kimura
Story by Jojiro Okami
Based on An adaptation by Shigeru Kayama
Starring Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Takashi Shimura
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Hajime Koizumi
Edited by Hiroichi Iwashita
Release date 28 December 1957 (Japan)
Running time 89 minutes
Box office $975,000

Aug 8, 2017

Episode 20: FIERCE FIGHT! CAN YOU HEAR FIGHTER’S SONG?
Japanese Title: Gekitou! Faitaa-no Uta-ga Kikoeru
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday August 13th 1973
Director: Masao Minowa
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Shiro Ishimori

Episode 21: INVINCIBLE! GODZILLA RAGES
Japanese Title: Muteki! Gojira Ooabare
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday August 20th 1973
Director: Kohei Oguri
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Shinichi Kanzawa

Episode 22: COUNTERATTACK! DEFEAT SUPER JIKIRO
Japanese Title: Gyakushuu! Suupaajikiro-wo Taose
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday August 27th 1973
Director: Masao Minowa
Director of Special FX: Shinichi Kanzawa
Writer: Masaru Takesue

Episode 23: SECRET OF THE GREAT TERROR-BEAST BAKUGON
Japanese Title: Dai Kyoujuu Bakugon-no Himitsu
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday September 3rd 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Masaru Takesue

Jul 12, 2017

Directed by Hiroshi Inagaki
Produced by Sanezumi Fujimoto, Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay by Toshio Yasumi, Ryuzo Kikushima
Based on Kojiki and Nihon Shoki
Starring Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Tsukasa, Koji Tsuruta
Cinematography Kazuo Yamada
Release date 1 November 1959 (Japan)
Running time 182 minutes

Jul 4, 2017

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Zone Fighter Episodes 16-19

Episode 16: TERRIFYING ATTACK! THE GAROGA ROBOT
Japanese Title: Kyoufu-no Shuugeki! Garoga Robotto
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday July 16th 1973
Director: Akiyasu Kikuchi
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Susumu Takeuchi

Episode 17: GO! FIGHTER, SCRAMBLE
Japanese Title: GO! Faitaa Kinkyuuhasshin
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday July 23rd 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Satoshi Kurumi

Episode 18: COMMAND: “DESTROY THE JAPANESE ISLANDS”
Japanese Title: Shirei “Nihon Rettou Bakuhase-yo”
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday July 30th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Yuji Amamiya

Episode 19: ORDER: “DESTROY THE EARTH WITH COMET K”
Japanese Title: Meirei “K Suisei-de Chikyuu-wo Kowase”
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday August 6th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Yuji Amamiya

Jun 27, 2017

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Zone Fighter Episodes 11-15

Episode 11: IN A HAIR’S BREADTH: THE ROAR OF GODZILLA!
Japanese Title: Kanippatsu Gojira-no Sakebi!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday June 11th 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Kazuhisa Hattori

Episode 12: THE TERROR-BEAST BASE: INVADE THE EARTH!
Japanese Title: Kyoujuu Kichi Chikyuu-e Shinnyuu!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday June 18th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Norio Komata

Episode 13: HAIR-RAISING! THE BIRTHDAY OF TERROR
Japanese Title: Senritsu! Tanjoubi-no Kyoufu
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday June 25th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Kichio Tabuchi
Writer: Jun Fukuda

Episode 14: RAMPAGE! THE GAROGA BOYS ATTACK FORCE
Japanese Title: Takerikuruuzo! Garoga Shounen Kougekitai
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday July 2nd 1973
Director: Akiyasu Kikuchi
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Masaru Takesue

Episode 15: IT’S SINKING! GODZILLA, SAVE TOKYO
Japanese Title: Chinbotsu! Gojira-yo Tokyo-wo Sukue
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday July 9th 1973
Director: Kengo Furusawa
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Kohei Oguri & Norio Komata

Jun 13, 2017

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Zone Fighter Episodes 6-10

Episode 06: KING GHIDORAH’S COUNTERATTACK!
Japanese Title: Kingugidora-no Gyakushuu!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday May 7th 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Juro Shimamoto & Akira Ishikari

Episode 07: ZONE FAMILY’S CRITICAL MOMENT!
Japanese Title: Zoonfamirii Kikiippatsu!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday May 14th 1973
Director: Kengo Furusawa
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Satoshi Kurumi

Episode 08: DEFEAT THE INVADER OF FEAR!
Japanese Title: Taose! Kyoufu-no Inbeedaa
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday May 21st 1973
Director: Akiyasu Kikuchi
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Satoshi Kurumi

Episode 09: FIND THE SECRET OF THE RED SPIDER!
Japanese Title: Oe! Reddosupaidaa-no Himitsu
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday May 28th 1973
Director: Kengo Furusawa
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Juro Shimamoto

Episode 10: ZONE FIGHTER, DESTROYED!
Japanese Title: Zettaizetsumei! Zoonfaitaa
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday June 4th 1973
Director: Akiyasu Kikuchi
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Motoo Nagai

Jun 6, 2017

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Zone Fighter Episodes 1-5

Episode 01: DESTROY THE TERROR-BEAST MISSILE!
Japanese Title: Kyoujuu Misairu Bakuhase-yo!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday April 2nd 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Jun Fukuda

Episode 02: ATTACK! DESTRO-KING
Japanese Title: Yattsukero! Desutorokingu
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday April 9th 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Jun Fukuda

Episode 03: STRIKE! GAROGA’S UNDERGROUND BASE
Japanese Title: Tatake! Garoga-no Chitei-kichi
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday April 16th 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Masaru Takesue

Episode 04: INVASION! GAROGA’S GRAND ARMY: GODZILLA APPEARS
Japanese Title: Raishuu! Garoga Dai Gundan – Gojira Toujou –
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday April 23rd 1973
Director: Ishiro Honda
Director of Special FX: Koichi Kawakita
Writer: Shozo Uehara

Episode 05: ATTACK KING GHIDORAH!
Japanese Title: Kingugidora-wo Mukaeutsu!
Original Airdate: 7:00pm (JST) Monday April 30th 1973
Director: Jun Fukuda
Director of Special FX: Teruyoshi Nakano
Writer: Juro Shimamoto & Akira Ishikari

 

May 30, 2017

Directed by Ishirō Honda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by Yukiko Takayama
Starring Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, Katsumasa Uchida, Gorō Mutsumi, Tadao Nakamaru, Toru Kawai as Godzilla
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Sokei Tomioka
Edited by Yoshitami Kuroiwa
Release date March 15, 1975
Running time 83 minutes

May 23, 2017

Directed by Jun Fukuda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay by Hiroyasu Yamamura, Jun Fukuda
Story by Shinichi Sekizawa, Masami Fukushima
Starring Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Akihiko Hirata, Hiroshi Koizumi
Music by Masaru Sato
Cinematography Yuzuru Aizawa
Release date March 21, 1974 (Japan)
Running time 84 minutes

May 15, 2017

Drew and Joe scratch their heads as they talk about one of the weirdest Kaiju films ever.

Directed by Nacho Vigalondo
Produced by Nicolas Chartier, Zev Foreman, Dominic Rustam, Nahikari Ipiña, Shawn Williamson
Written by Nacho Vigalondo
Starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell, Tim Blake Nelson
Music by Bear McCreary
Cinematography Eric Kress
Edited by Ben Baudhuin, Luke Doolan
Release date September 9, 2016 (TIFF), April 7, 2017

Apr 23, 2017

Directed by Jun Fukuda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by Takeshi Kimura,Shinichi Sekizawa, Jun Fukuda
Starring Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi, Robert Dunham, Kotaro Tomita, Ulf Ootsuki, Gentaro Nakajima
Music by Riichiro Manabe
Cinematography Yuzuru Aizawa
Release date March 17, 1973
Running time 81 minutes
Budget $760,000

Apr 3, 2017

Directed by Jun Fukuda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by Takeshi Kimura, Shinichi Sekizawa
Starring Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tomoko Umeda, Yuriko Hishimi, Minoru Takashima, Zan Fujita, Toshiaki Nishizawa, Kunio Murai
Music by Akira Ifukube, Kunio Miyauchi
Cinematography Kiyoshi Hasegawa
Release date March 12, 1972
Running time 89 minutes

Mar 25, 2017

This week ya'll get a bit of a monkey treat.

Mar 14, 2017

Directed by Yoshimitsu Banno
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by Yoshimitsu Banno, Takeshi Kimura
Starring Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, Hiroyuki Kawase, Keiko Mari, Toshio Shiba
Music by Riichiro Manabe
Cinematography Yoichi Manoda
Edited by Yoshitami Kuroiwa
Release date July 24, 1971
Running time 85 minutes
Budget $250,000 (U.S)

Mar 1, 2017

I don't even want to put credits in the description, I feel so much shame for the filmmakers. -Joe

Feb 14, 2017

Our fist ever Patreon Invite Episode! Thank you Chris for coming on the show!

Feb 7, 2017

Directed by Ishirō Honda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay by Takeshi Kimura, Ishirō Honda
Starring Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yoshio Tsuchiya
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Taiichi Kankura
Edited by Ryohei Fujii
Release date: 1 August 1968 (Japan)
Running time: 88 minutes

Our theme music provided bu Mecha G: http://mechag.bandcamp.com/

Jan 23, 2017

Directed by: Ishirō Honda
Produced by: Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by: Shunrō Oshikawa (novel), Shigeru Komatsuzaki (story), Shinichi Sekizawa
Starring: Jun Tazaki, Yōko Fujiyama, Tadao Takashima
Music by: Akira Ifukube
Cinematography: Hajime Koizumi
Edited by: Ryohei Fujii
Distributed by: Toho, AIP (U.S.)
Release date: December 22, 1963 (Japan), March 11, 1965 (U.S.)
Running time: 96 min. (Japan), 88 mins (US)

Theme music by:
http://mechag.bandcamp.com/

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