Tag Archives: Kaibutsu

Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Yellow Fangs (1990)

Today’s selection: Yellow Fangs (1990, dir. Sonny Chiba) Subgenre: Kaibutsu (sort of?) Available from: Cinema Epoc It’s rare to see Sonny Chiba in the director’s chair, and Yellow Fangs (or, as it was called in Japan, Remains: The Beautiful Ones) … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Gakidama (1985)

Today’s selection: Gakidama (1985, dir. Masayoshi Sukita) Subgenre: Body Horror, Kaibutsu Available from: fansub-only Gakidama is Tsuburaya’s entry into the whole “little humanoid monster” genre that Gremlins and Ghoulies made popular in the mid 1980’s. It’s an effective, hour-long picture … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: The Drifting Classroom (1987)

Today’s selection: The Drifting Classroom (1987, dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi) Subgenre: Disaster Available from: fansub-only The English edition of Kazuo Umezz’s manga The Drifting Classroom has parental advisory stickers on the front, which strikes me as funny given that it ran … Continue reading

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