Godzilla: It Came From Japan (part 1)

Godzilla (ゴジラ, Gojira) is a fictional monster featured in Japanese films and has become one of the world’s most recognized movie characters. He was first seen in the 1954 film Gojira, produced by Toho Film Company Ltd. To date, Toho has produced 28 Godzilla films.

Animal Planet, launched in 1996, is a cable and satellite television network co-owned by Discovery Communications, Inc. (parent company of Discovery Channel, TLC, and Discovery Health Channel) and BBC Worldwide. The channel is dedicated to programming that highlights the relationship between humans and animals.

National Pasokon King Kong

National is a brand used by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. to sell home appliances, personal appliances, and industrial appliances and was the first name used by Konosuke Matsushita’s electric firm to sell his battery-powered bicycle lamps, hoping that they would be a product used by all of Japan, hence the name “National”. It was arguably the first well-known brand of Japanese electronics.

MSX was the name of a standardized home computer architecture in the 1980s. It was a Microsoft-led attempt to create unified standards among hardware makers, conceived by one-time Microsoft Japan executive Kazuhiko Nishi. Despite Microsoft’s involvement, MSX-based machines were seldom seen in the United States but were hugely popular in other markets. Eventually 5 million MSX-based units were sold world-wide.

King Kong is the name of the fictional giant ape, from the fictional Skull Island, who has appeared in several works, most of which bear his name, including the groundbreaking 1933 film, the film remakes of 1976 and 2005, and numerous sequels and paraphernalia.

Godzilla vs. The Thing Theatrical Trailer

Mothra vs. Godzilla (モスラ対ゴジラ, Mosura tai Gojira) is a tokusatsu kaiju film, fourth in the Godzilla series, produced by Toho Company Ltd. in 1964. The film was the product of the celebrated creative team of Shinichi Sekizawa (screenplay), Ishirô Honda (human drama), and Eiji Tsuburaya (special effects); it was exhibited in 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio.

American International Pictures originally released the film in the United States in September of 1964, and it opened in New York City on November 25, 1964. Retitled Godzilla vs. the Thing, Mothra’s appearance was kept out of promotional material, which hinted that Godzilla’s opponent would be a hideous tentacled creature and referred to it only as “The Thing”.

Suitmation (スーツメーション, Sūtsumēshon) in Japanese identifies the process in tokusatsu movies and television programs used to portray a monster using suit acting.