New Godzilla statue debuts in Tokyo shopping mall

Entertainment News Mar 22, 2018

New Godzilla statue debuts in Tokyo shopping mall

A new Godzilla statue was unveiled Thursday at a shopping mall in central Tokyo, fulfilling a prophecy inscribed upon its predecessor that more monsters would loom over the area. The new statue, depicting the Tyrannosaurus-like creature featured in the film "Shin Godzilla" released in 2016, ...

Ishiro Honda: The master behind Godzilla

Books Nov 18, 2017

Ishiro Honda: The master behind Godzilla

by Mark Schilling

Everyone knows "Godzilla," the 1954 film that introduced Japan's most famous monster to the world. But the name of its director, Ishiro Honda, was for a long time only mentioned by foreign critics and fans in passing, if at all. Ishiro Honda: A Life in ...

Ultraman: Ultracool at 50

TV Jul 16, 2016

Ultraman: Ultracool at 50

by Matt Alt

Ultraman has been defending humanity against monsters and aliens for half a century. We examine the superhero's enduring legacy.

Film legend Mifune to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Entertainment News Jun 24, 2015

Film legend Mifune to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Late Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997) has been named among the newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the honor for entertainment professionals, has announced. A star bearing the name of Mifune, who appeared in a number ...