Tag: Japanese

Japanese Sci-Fi A to Z

[In 1995, Christopher Elam started a Japanese monster movie fanzine called Owari (which means “The End”). While the focus grew broader as the years went on, he never lost his fondness for the genre. Today Owari exists as his blog, where today’s article originally appeared there! So why are we posting it? If you can’t …

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Mothra Madness

Mosura!

Mothra is actually based on a serialized Japanese novel called The Luminous Fairies and Mothra. Mothra was supposed to battle the unused monster Bagan in a never-realized 1990 film called Mothra vs Bagan. Elements of that script, along with the similarly never made Godzilla vs Gigamoth, were utilized in the 90’s version of Godzilla vs. …

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