By Steve Ryfle
GODZILLA is... King of the Monsters! Nature's Radioactive Revenge! A Camp Superhero! the massive G!
Bigger, Badder, and harder than Hollywood's maximum motion heroes, Godzilla emerged from the mushroom cloud of an H-bomb try out in 1954 to trample Tokyo. greater than forty years later, he reigns because the undisputed king of monsters, with legions of lovers spanning numerous generations and numerous foreign barriers.
Japan's favourite Mon-Star is the 1st entire advisor to the Godzilla legend released in North the USA. it's also the 1st absolutely unauthorized Godzilla publication to be effectively released (legal demanding situations from Toho Co. Ltd. have formerly snuffed out others via Fantasma Books in 1996 and Quill Publishing in 1998). This booklet, the fruits of a long time of in-depth examine, contains construction information on all 22 Godzilla videos produced by means of Toho in Japan among 1954 and 1995, plus a number of "unmade" positive factors, plus the 1998 big-budget U.S. Godzilla remake by way of the makers of INDEPENDENCE DAY. It dispels the myths and illuminates the mysteries of Japan's enigmatic mon-star, and is loaded with history info, minutiae, and specific interviews with the folk who created Godzilla - then and now. Interviewees and private profiles comprise lighting tricks director Teruyoshi Nakano, Godzilla go well with actor Haruo Nakajima, composer Akira Ifukube and actors Yoshio Tsuchiya (MONSTER 0, smash ALL MONSTERS) and Robert Dunham (MOTHRA, GODZILLA VS. MEGALON). With over three hundred fact-filled pages and over ninety four photographs and illustrations, JAPAN'S favourite MON-STAR is the largest and most sensible Godzilla ebook on hand, and the single one you have to. ninety four b&w illustrations