Monthly Archives: June 2016

Weekly news recap for June 26

Only 18 days until G-Fest! It looks like the film festival this year won’t have much in the way of Japanese content, but that gives more time to shop, mingle, and go to panels. Speaking of which, we’re hard at … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap for Father’s Day 2016

Hey, happy Father’s Day! Godzilla’s actually got a lousy track record when it comes to child endangerment, though…. Anyway, not a whole lot to report this week: Here’s a trailer for The Lovers and the Despot, a documentary about Shin … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: slightly late edition

Editing the latest podcast episode sucked up a shocking amount of time, so this week’s news roundup is coming in a teensy bit delayed. Without further further ado, here’s a recap of the neat Japanese-ish genre happenings, starting, as is … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast episode 24: The films of Mamoru Hosoda

With the simultaneous home video re-release of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and the release of The Boy and the Beast, the Maser Patrol gang (Kevin, Josh, and Andy) sat down to discuss the work of director Mamoru Hosoda, and why he … Continue reading

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Weekly News Recap… plus a G-Fest announcement!

Oh hey, howdy to any new readers sent this way after Astounding Beyond Belief told folks to bookmark this blog! Likewise I’ll say that the aforementioned tumblr page is essential reading for all things kaiju, as well as fuel for our … Continue reading

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