GodzillaUnknown - 2016
Through his famous ransack of Tokyo, Gojira, or Godzilla, to Western audiences, became the definitive movie monster. But the original Godzilla delivers more than just thrills, the fictional monster represents Japan's very real reaction to nuclear war. Attracting new generations of fans decades after his 1954 debut, Godzilla's popularity launched a franchise of over two dozen films and paved the way for numerous other B-movie kaiju (monsters), including Rodan and Mothra, to take the silver screen. This lively volume provides a behind-the-scenes look at the various Godzilla films and the monster's pop culture legacy both in Japan and abroad.
Publisher: New York, NY : Rosen Publishing's Rosen Central, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: X791.43 SHEA
Characteristics: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
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