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Rodan (1956)

“The Pteranodon is the largest flying species recorded in our history. According to the computer calculation from its egg-shell, this one – we named it ‘Rodan’ – has a 270-foot wing-span…”   [Original title: Sora No Daikaiju Radon (Giant Sky … Continue reading

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Lone Wolf And Cub: Baby Cart At The River Styx (1972)

“My son and I have chosen a life of evil… For this day we have been long prepared. If this is where we lose everything that we hold dear – if this is what fate has decreed for us – … Continue reading

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Kwaidan (1964)

“I want to talk of the past and the present and the future with you…”   [Also known as: Kaidan] Director:  Kobayashi Masaki Starring:  Mikuni Rentarō, Aratama Michiyo, Watanabe Misako, Nakadai Tatsuya, Kishi Keiko, Mochizuki Yûko, Nakamura Katsuo, Tanba Tetsurō, … Continue reading

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Hausu (1977)

“It’s unscientific, unexplainable, unnatural, unreasonable. It doesn’t make sense!”   Director:  Ōbayashi Nobuhiko Starring:  Ikegami Kimiko, Oba Kumiko, Jinbo Miki, Matsubara Ai, Tanaka Eriko, Miyako Masayo, Satô Mieko, Minamida Yōko, Wanibuchi Haruko, Sasazawa Saho, Ozaki Kiyohiko, Kobayashi Asei Screenplay:  Katsura … Continue reading

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Godzilla’s Counterattack (1955)

“This time, along with a second Godzilla, the new danger of Anguirus has surfaced. We are now facing a greater threat than that of nuclear weapons.”   [Original title: Gojira No Gyakushū] [aka Godzilla Raids Again] Director:  Oda Motoyoshi Starring:  … Continue reading

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Gojira (1954)

“I cannot believe that Godzilla was the only surviving member of its species. If we keep conducting nuclear tests, it is possible that another Godzilla might appear…somewhere in the world…”   Director:  Honda Ishirō Starring:  Takarada Akira, Kochi Momoko, Hirata … Continue reading

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