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News recap: Come for the monsters, stay for the Netflix flogging and gender politics!

I’ve been procrastinating on another update until we can see the much-touted second trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters, but what the heck, everyone’s going to be posting that everywhere, so it can wait until next time. In the meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Biweekly news recap: This Thanksgiving we’re grateful for Detective Pikachu

It’s been a couple of busy weeks between Thankgiving and Anime NYC, but here we are again for another two-week roundup of Japanesey genre goodness. First of all, RIP Stan Lee, who, in addition to Spider-man and other Marvel properties, … Continue reading

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Weekly news post (plus some photos from the Osaka Godzilla store)

It’s been a slow news week, but hey, at least Godzilla: The Planet Eater came out. It’s a wild ride with religious and Lovecraftian themes, body horror, even more implied horror, and mishaps. In short, other people will probably hate … Continue reading

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Almost timely news recap

How was everyone’s Halloween? Did you have a chance to go to Universal Studios Osaka and get menaced by a zombie King Kong? (The page is gone now, but I saved this image beforehand.) Anyway, on to the news… Godzilla’s … Continue reading

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Giant news recap

It’s been over a month since the last news roundup, due to numerous mundane responsibilities of life. Some of them were more fun than others, though, as I recently had the chance to be on Kaiju Transmissions (also linked in … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast episode 39: Wolf Guy

In honor of Halloween, author John LeMay stops by the podcast to talk about the Wolf Guy werewolf franchise from Kazumasa Hirai. We discuss the novel, manga, Toho, Toei, and JC staff adaptations. It’s a howling good time. direct download Notes: … Continue reading

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Kaiju Transmissions podcast: Godzilla the Series

Last month I showed up on Kaiju Transmissions for another guest spot, this time to talk about Godzilla the Series, which, as mentioned before, is just the best. Apologies for the delay in posting! Expect an actual Maser Patrol podcast shortly. Podcast Download … Continue reading

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