The Big Book Of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol 2: 1984-2014 (volume 2)

The Big Book Of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol 2: 1984-2014 (volume 2)
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So, think you know all there is to know about the Heisei and Millennium Godzilla and Gamera films? Think you couldn't possibly learn anything new about them? Think again, this sequel to

So, think you know all there is to know about the Heisei and Millennium Godzilla and Gamera films? Think you couldn't possibly learn anything new about them? Think again, this sequel toThe Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol 1: 1954-1980

The Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol 1: 1954-1980 picks up in 1984 covering not only

picks up in 1984 covering not onlyThe Return of Godzilla

The Return of Godzilla, but even the kaiju space whales of

, but even the kaiju space whales ofSayonara Jupiter

Sayonara Jupiter. From there explore the bizarre history of

. From there explore the bizarre history ofPulgasari

Pulgasari (1985) shot in North Korea by a director kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il, then take a dip with the plesiosaur prop from Toho's aborted

(1985) shot in North Korea by a director kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il, then take a dip with the plesiosaur prop from Toho's abortedNessie

Nessie movie used in

movie used inPrincess from the Moon

Princess from the Moon (1987). Next up, chart the highs and lows of Toho's Heisei Godzilla series and

(1987). Next up, chart the highs and lows of Toho's Heisei Godzilla series andYamato Takeru

Yamato Takeru (1994). Witness the ascension of Gamera and Mothra after the death of Godzilla in 1995's

(1994). Witness the ascension of Gamera and Mothra after the death of Godzilla in 1995'sGodzilla vs. Destroyah

Godzilla vs. Destroyah. Then wonder at the many strange dai-kaiju eiga produced after the Millennium Godzilla series finished its run such as

. Then wonder at the many strange dai-kaiju eiga produced after the Millennium Godzilla series finished its run such asBig Man Japan

Big Man Japan (2007) and

(2007) andMonster X Strikes Back

Monster X Strikes Back (2008). Still think you know it all about dai kaiju eiga? Did you know the original story concept for

(2008). Still think you know it all about dai kaiju eiga? Did you know the original story concept forMothra 3

Mothra 3 had the big bug battling Rodan in feudal Japan? Or that Yumi Kanayama was the first ever female suit performer as Super Gyaos in

had the big bug battling Rodan in feudal Japan? Or that Yumi Kanayama was the first ever female suit performer as Super Gyaos inGamera Guardian of the Universe

Gamera Guardian of the Universe? Did you know 1984's

? Did you know 1984'sThe Return of Godzilla

The Return of Godzilla actually evolved from an attempt to revive 1955's aborted

actually evolved from an attempt to revive 1955's abortedBride of Godzilla

Bride of Godzilla script? Or that the 1998

script? Or that the 1998Godzilla

Godzilla actually caused popular toy company Trendmasters to go bankrupt? If you think you've already read every good book on Japanese Giant Monsters, think again! 

actually caused popular toy company Trendmasters to go bankrupt? If you think you've already read every good book on Japanese Giant Monsters, think again!Wait there's more!!! This book also offers reviews of Tsuburaya Production's Ultraman movies starting with 2004's

Wait there's more!!! This book also offers reviews of Tsuburaya Production's Ultraman movies starting with 2004'sUltraman: The Next

Ultraman:

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