We got nothing to HIDE…

We got nothing to HIDE…

On the other hand, we have plenty OF hide, as in Hideto Matsumoto, late lead guitarist of superstar band X Japan, idol to millions, whose untimely tragic death 16 years ago shook the j-rock and larger rock communities to their very core. We have two full articles on the life and legacy of this monumental Read More…

Dude, Chill Out!

Dude, Chill Out!

Check out Tim Bean’s rundown of the festivities of this year’s Chiller Theatre convention, with three generations of Godzilla suit actors!

It Was 60 Years Ago Today…. Happy Birthday Godzilla!

It Was 60 Years Ago Today…. Happy Birthday Godzilla!

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of GODZILLA from (l-r) TAKASHI NISHINA, SHUSUKE KANEKO, ROBERT SCOTT FIELD, TERUYOSHI NAKANO & KOICHI KAWAKITA – the men who made and acted in GODZILLA. Image courtesy of Robert Scott Field.

The ULTRAMAN Nightmare Before Christmas…

The ULTRAMAN Nightmare Before Christmas…

  … as The World of TIM BURTON opens in Tokyo Nov 1, 2014 through Jan 4, 2015 with Mr. Burton being wooed by the shifty ALIEN DADA during opening festivities! More info in Japanese here: http://www.tim-burton.jp/ Illustration by Tim Burton

Feeling Alienated?

Feeling Alienated?

SUPER7 was awarded Brand of the Year, and Best Media Tie-In for their ALIEN ReACTION figures at the Designer Toy Awards in New York on Oct 11, 2014. Congratulations to longtime Monster Attack Team advertiser SUPER7! Check out their storefront here: http://super7store.com/alien-reaction-figure-set.html Photo of limited ReAction ALIEN Deep Space Mystery blind egg figures © MAT

Hawaii Loves Kikaida

Hawaii Loves Kikaida

KIKAIDA over the years in Hawaii including a photo of JN Productions’ Joanne Ninomiya with the King of Manga himself, SHOTARO ISHINOMORI!

You Can Run, But You Can’t HIDE!

You Can Run, But You Can’t HIDE!

On the eve of the upcoming 50th birthday of hide born Hideto Matsumoto we celebrate the life and death of X JAPAN’s lead guitarist and his stellar solo career. Join SHION of Babel Entertainment and Famous Monsters’ HOLLY INTERLANDI as they look back on Asia’s most famous guitarist ever! Coming soon to this website!

Call The Sheriff!

Call The Sheriff!

SPACE SHERIFF SHARIVAN Next Generation from Tokusatsu fan favorite director, KOICHI SAKAMOTO is a 2014 adult themed, blood and violence tribute to the 1983 Toei series and includes a cameo by HIROSHI WATARI playing Den Iga. Sakamoto’s extensive directorial experience with POWER RANGERS, KAMEN RIDER & KYORYUGER films really pays off in this latest update Read More…

Kenny Likes It!

Kenny Likes It!

Animals, God’s animals don’t go away as we show the for KENPACHIRO SATSUMA (Hedorah & Godzilla suit actor ’84-’95) eyeballing Monster Attack Team #11 during Chiller Theatre New Jersey. Notes, anecdotes, and eco reflections clear as mud on GODZILLA vs. THE SMOG MONSTER in our 12 page polluted tribute to the kaiju film that grotesquely Read More…

Strange Things Are Afoot in Comic Book Land…

Strange Things Are Afoot in Comic Book Land…

…and in the pages of the new WORLD WAR KAIJU graphic novel. Check out Mike Keller’s review for the lo-down.