Toho’s Successful Kong Attempt: King Kong Escapes (1967)

Toho wanted nothing more than to make movies with King Kong in them… In 1966, King Kong received that which every franchise dreams of: an animated series. This particular series was spear-headed by Rankin/Bass (which you may remember from every holiday special ever) who commissioned Toei Animation (whom you may recognize as the studio behindContinue reading “Toho’s Successful Kong Attempt: King Kong Escapes (1967)”

Queen of the Monsters Part I: Mothra’s Journey Through the Showa Era

A Retrospective Covering Mothra (1961), Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster (1964), & Ebirah, Horror of the Deep/Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966) Long time no see, ladies & gents. Last time we saw each other, I stepped out of my comfort zone a little bit, (writing-wise anyway) & dared to dream upContinue reading “Queen of the Monsters Part I: Mothra’s Journey Through the Showa Era”