Giant Creatures in Our World Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture Dismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans the kaiju or strange creature film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture From homage to parody to advertising refere

  • Title: Giant Creatures in Our World: Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture
  • Author: Camille D.G. Mustachio Jason Barr Jeffrey J. Hall Jamie Macdonald Karen Joan Kohoutek Se Young Kim Justin Mullis Jase Short
  • ISBN: 9781476668369
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans, the kaiju or strange creature film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture From homage to parody to advertising, references to Godzilla and to a lesser extent Gamera, Rodan, Ultraman and others abound in entertainment media Godzilla in particular is so ubiquitous, his name is synonymousDismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans, the kaiju or strange creature film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture From homage to parody to advertising, references to Godzilla and to a lesser extent Gamera, Rodan, Ultraman and others abound in entertainment media Godzilla in particular is so ubiquitous, his name is synonymous with immensity and destruction In this collection of new essays, contributors examine kaiju representations in a range of contexts and attempt to define this at times ambiguous genre.

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    1. Camille D.G. Mustachio Jason Barr Jeffrey J. Hall Jamie Macdonald Karen Joan Kohoutek Se Young Kim Justin Mullis Jase Short

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    1. My first experience with what could be called Kaiju was the Godzilla cartoon (and Godzuuuuuuki ignore the cries of horror) when I was a kid. My second was the Power Rangers series when I was in my twenties. The most recent was the latest Godzilla movie and Pacific Rim. I always thought they were fun, but not much more than that.Giant Creatures in the World takes a long look at the Kaiju genre, and uses it as a reflection of the culture of the various times. While I doubt that producers were quit [...]


    2. Oh, I am a huge fan! Never knew there was a name for there monsters until this book! This book was so informative; a joy to read! I learned quite a bit about the Japanese side of these movies I didn't know; And I've bee a fan since my first Godzilla flick back in the really early 60's! The only thing I need to explore in more detail, which I only heard of in this book were Kamen Rider. I have no cluebut much of the end of the book, which is really pretty short, dealt with it. Old and new fans ar [...]


    3. As a contributor, perhaps it is unfair for me to review the book. But I receive no royalties and I did not have access to the other essays before the anthology was published. Let me say: it exceeded my expectations.There’s wonderful material here that truly takes the subject of kaiju in popular culture seriously. But beyond that, it is well written and thoughtful.Pick it up! It’s worth your time.


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