Since our server isn’t able to handle an RSS feed that generates entries for all of our 150+ episodes, this is the full episode list!
My first episode and the “guest” was my friend Martin who I was basically experimenting on by slowly subjecting him to Godzilla movies.
Second episode & still rough around the edges. Another guest was my gf at the time & she was another non-fan interview.
Jeff Dean of Horror Holocaust Radio pt 1: Jeff’s show was primarily the impetus for me starting the Kaijucast. He’s a fan of the movies and we talked for so long that I had to break it up into two episodes.
Part 2 with Jeff Dean of Horror Holocaust Radio pt 2
Cindy Okumoto formerly of the “Planet X” comic shop, now works for Things From Another World. She’s got some great stories about Art Adams.
My guest is another friend of mine Sean Donahue, who is a pedigreed horror fixture here in Portland and just happens to be a huge Godzilla fan.
The “G-FEST episode”! I spoke with legendary Kenji Sahara, JD Lees, Robert Scott Field and many people at the convention.
Model Master Jim Walsh visits Portland and we talk a LOT about model building and sculpting.
Martin (aka my first guest ever) comes back to talk about Godzilla with me. I seem to remember that he interviewed me because that was my birthday month.
Yokai! It’s my Halloween episode and Jeff Dean of Horror Holocaust returns to talk about this largely ignored series from Daiei.
Bob Johnson joins me through the magic of the internet to talk about Ultraman for a while.
My xmas present to the listeners: an all music episode.
My son, T’Igor joins me to talk a little bit about his favorite Godzilla things. Also, this heralds the first ever Daikaiju Discussion: a monthly roundtable where previous guests get together and watch a particular movie each month from a long, long list of randomized films. The first film? Godzilla Final Wars (2004).
Full, mostly unedited Daikaiju Discussion of Godzilla Final Wars (2004)
Another non-fan episode with a buddy of mine named Rob. Daikaiju Discussion: Wrath Of Daimajin (1966)
This episode was nothing but a Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs Gigan (1972) with 6 of my previous guests.
While in San Francisco for Wondercon, August Ragone sat down with me and we discussed Ultra Q. Daikaiju Discussion: Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
I was a guest at Idaho’s Anime Oasis (in which I felt a little out of place) and while there, I screened Biollante for everyone (legitimately and from a Laserdisc). Daikaiju Discussion: Godzilla vs Biollante (1989)
Crypticon is a Horror convention in Seattle and they asked me to be part of their Godzilla panel along with KL Young, Aron Tarbuck, Jeff Burf & Nick Gucker. Daikaiju Discussion: Gammera The Invincible (1965)
Local horror host, Baron Von Goolo joins me to talk about his local haunted house and their newest Kaiju-themed feature. Daikaiju Discussion: Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster (1967)
Since this was the month that I moved, this was the first episode recorded in the new HQ & Martin Vavra comes back to talk about the experiment so far. Daikaiju Discussion: Rebirth of Mothra 2 (1997)
In a string of “solo” shows, this particular recording asked listeners to submit their thoughts about the Brian Rogers interview about the LP Godzilla. Daikaiju Discussion: Mothra (1961)
Another solo entry, I discuss my disappointment with Death Kappa (2010). Daikaiju Discussion: Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1993)
A Thanksgiving episode of sorts – Martin comes back because he had some “burning” topics that he wanted to pick my brain about. Daikaiju Discussion: Gamera 2: Advent of Legion (1996)
The cast of Missing Reel TV (Kurt Lloyd, David Walker & Heather Weise) join me to discuss Godzilla’s place in the history of Grindhouse cinema. Daikaiju Discussion: Gamera vs. Barugon (1966)
*In December of 2010, I made the decision to double my output in 2011, essentially devoting an entire show every month to the Daikaiju Discussions.
IDW Staffers Chris Ryall, Bobby Curnow, Carlos Guzman and Chris Mowry join the Kaijucast to talk about the new IDW comic.
The Daikaiju Discussion for the 1970 Toho production Latitude Zero.
My friends Heather & Justin as another sort of “not-a-fan” Godzilla talk, we touch on the surface of the Kaiju World Wars and additionally I interview Phil Hester, the artist from the first four issues of Godzilla Kingdom Of Monsters.
The Daikaiju Discussion for the 1975 Terror Of Mechagodzilla.
Fans & friends of the show, Bryan and Rachel Cook visited Portland, so we spent some time talking about their favorite Godzilla/Kaiju entries, and the Emerald City Comicon Wrapup with a John Layman (Godzilla Gangsters & Goliaths) interview.
Daikaiju Discussion for the 1973 Godzilla vs Megalon.
A detailed wrapup of San Francisco’s Wondercon with Heather (who is now my co-host of sorts) talking about the IDW panel.
Daikaiju Discussion: Yongary, Monster Of The Deep (1967)
At the Stumptown Comics Fest, I was able to sit down with Eric Powell to talk about his work on the new Godzilla comic.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla Returns (1984)
At a local con (Wonder NW) I was on a Podcasting panel with several other podmasters & this is the audio from that panel. In addition to that, the moderator Rick Emerson, asked myself and Matt of the A Jumps B Shoots podcast to be on his show, Outlook Portland. There are links to the videos on the blog.
Jeff Dean of Horror Holocaust Radio comes back for to talk specifically about Godzilla: Gangsters & Goliaths’ first issue and other kaiju-related topics.
Daikaiju Discussion for Return of Daimajin (1966)
Superfan and super-artist, Matt Frank joins the ‘Cast through the magic of the internet and we talk about the upcoming G-Fest and his work on the Godzilla comics from IDW.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Less about Godzilla and more about a local series of awesome adult events, Heather & I talk with the Mad Marquis De Maltease about the Geeklesque performances. I should note, that there was a Godzilla act in one of the, but for some reason we failed to talk about that.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
It’s definitely a coincidence that Adam Alexander, the creator of The Monster Project, lives here in Portland, but I had a great interview with him discussing that project. If you aren’t familiar with the CD, check out the website.
Daikaiju Discussion for Space Amoeba (1970)
Another Yokai Spooktacular with a Matt Alt (Yokai Attack!) interview recorded in Tokyo & discussing the three original 60s Daiei Yokai trilogy with Heather.
Daikaiju Discussion for Ultraman Gaia: Battle In Hyperspace (1999)
Matt Frank talks about Godzilla Legends & I discuss my recent trip to Japan with Heather & Jeff
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs Mothra (1992)
Live show audio with Bob Johnson, Matt Frank, Jeff Zornow, Miguel Rodriguez & Thomas Matis. Be warned… it’s a 2.5 hour show.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
Bob Johnson, Kevin DeAntonio, Barrie Evans & Butch Portillo talk about growing up with Godzilla in the bay area.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla x Mothra x MechaGodzilla: Tokyo SOS (2003)
Road trip episode to Seattle with Jeff plus a bonus interview with Chris Mowry of IDW Publishing about his Godzilla Legends issue (#4).
Hope you enjoy them!
Daikaiju Discussion for Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Emerald City Comic Con Wrapup plus an interview with listeners Andy Campbell & Cody Cook.
Daikaiju Discussion for King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962).
Interview with IDW Godzilla series editor Bobby Curnow.
Daikaiju Discussion for Rebirth Of Mothra (1996).
The LIVE show from Portland’s pop-culture expo, Wonder Northwest.
Daikaiju Discussion for Daimajin (1966)
Live show from G-Fest with Bob Eggleton, Matt Frank & Jeff Zornow
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla (1954) — plus a lot of other topics like SDCC 2012, G-Fest 2012, a Japanese Tokusatsu exhibit and some DVD releases.
An interview recorded with Norman England when I visited Tokyo in 2011.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gorath (1962)
Interview with Bill Janczewski & Frank Woodward from the Men In Suits documentary about their kickstarter project.
Daikaiju Discussion for Rebirth Of Mothra 3 (1998)
Interview with Keith Foster of Big Pimp Jones about their latest release and kickstarter project for Kodoja: Terror Mountain Showdown
Daikaiju Discussion for Son of Godzilla (1967)
Interview with Simon Strange about the kickstarter videogame project, Kaiju Combat
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera The Brave (2006)
Another all-music episode! Don’t be mislead by the title, there’s really only one holiday-themed song in the episode.
Daikaiju Discussion for Frankenstein Conquers The World (1965)
It’s our 2nd annual listener party aka Emergency Broadcast with special guests Edward Holland & Mike Keller from Monster Attack Team Magazine, David Oaks from ToyFreakz & Matt Frank from…well, awesome Godzilla artwork!
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
We asked our facebook fans what they wanted to hear us talk about, the result? This episode!
Daikaiju Discussion for Rodan (1956)
The Akira Takarada panel from G-Fest 2012 (and with Robert Scott Field interpreting!)
Daikaiju Discussion for The Mysterians (1957)
Kyle & Bryan are joined for the entire episode by horror and Godzilla cover artist, Jeff Zornow for this episode
Bonus Episode! Heather and I speak with Paul Guinan & Anina Bennet, the creative powerhouse behind Boilerplate about the upcoming Stumptown Comics Festival.
Daikaiju Discussion for Daikaiju Varan (1958)
Introducing two new members to the Kaijucast crew, Julian and Sean.
Daikaiju Discussion for Ghidorah The Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Heather & Kyle talk with Matt Frank and Chris Mowry about the newest comic series, Godzilla: Rulers Of Earth
Daikaiju Discussion for War Of The Gargantuas (1966)
Bonus Episode! In anticipation of G-Fest XX, Stan Hyde, a friend and Kaiju fan and G-Fest organizer came to visit and this is his episode.
Live G-Fest Podcast with Godzilla suitmaker Shinichi Wakasa, the Millenium series’ Godzilla suit actor Tsutomu Kitagawa with Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah’s M11 (Robert Scott Field) acting as interpreter.
Daikaiju Discussion for Pacific Rim (2013)
Bonus Episode: Godzilla coverage from San Diego Comic Con 2013 with Joshua “EVO” from the Incoductic Podcast
The audio from Crypticon’s Kaiju Control Group panel with Miguel Rodriguez from the Monster Island Resort Podcast, Aron Tarbuck from Seattle’s The Dreaming Comics & Games, and Jeff Dean with Kyle moderating.
Daikaiju Discussion for The Host (2006)
Recorded at Monsterpalooza in April, this is our interview with author of Japan’s Favorite Mon-star: The Unauthorized Biography of the Big G, Steve Ryfle
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Dave Filoni, director of Star Wars The Clone Wars talks about his history with Godzilla and one of his favorite behemoths, Mechagodzilla!
Kyle catches up with Ed Godziszewski, publisher of Japanese Giants magazine and all-around awesome uber-fan.
Kyle answers listener questions about his recent visit to Japan.
Daikaiju Discussion for Matango (1963)
Jeff and Kyle discuss the newest developments (Viral marketing & Official Teaser Trailer) with Legendary Pictures’ upcoming Godzilla release.
Daikaiju Discussion for Atragon (1963)
Our 3rd Annual Emergency Broadcast, 5th Anniversary show and the 100th episode spectacular! We spoke with Chris Mowry from IDW Publishing, Trae from the Justice In The Capital Podcast and Andy from Kaiju 101! Obviously, the trivia giveaways were done live.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera: The Super Monster (1980)
In this Valentine’s Day episode Bryan, Rachel, Lady Kyle and Kyle discuss the a rare topic amongst kaiju discussion: romance in Godzilla films.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. The Thing / Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Check out the interview with Mr. Godzilla himself, Haruo Nakajima and while we’re at it, Jeff and I talk about the amazing show that was Fear FestEvil.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera vs. Zigra (1971)
Interview with Stuart Galbraith IV, the author of Monsters Are Attacking Tokyo and Japanese Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gappa, The Triphibian Monster (1967)
Interview with August Ragone, author of Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters and editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland’s kaiju issues
Kyle, Jeff, Bryan & Rachel went to see a press screening of Godzilla (2014) and recorded their brief thoughts before and after the viewing.
Part one of our Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla (2014)
The second part of our Daikaiju Discussion (the listener homework) for Godzilla (2014)
Big Wow Comic Fest recap and covering the official merchandise released for Godzilla (2014)
Daikaiju Discussion for The X From Outer Space (1967)
LIVE recording of our The Sound Of Monsters podcast at G-Fest XXI with Jim Figurski, Erik Homenick, John DeSentis and Chris Oglio
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera vs. Gyoas (1967)
Interview with Kenpachiro Satsuma, the actor who played Godzilla from 1984 – 1995.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (1965)
Bonus Episode with Godzilla fan & Hail To The King photographer, David Eric Dopko
Recapping the Kaijucast’s involvement with 2014’s Rose City Comic Con and the recent trip to Japan to create the independent and crowd funded documentary, Hail to The King: 60 Years Of Destruction
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla X Megaguirus (2000)
Daikaiju Discussion for Dogora The Space Monster (1964)
A very special interview from G-Fest XXI with Godzilla special effects director Koichi Kawakita with help from JD Lees and Robert Scott Field.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla’s Revenge (1969)
Breaking News (as of 12-07) about Toho reviving the King of the Monsters in Japan and more with August Ragone!
Discussion of the big news about Toho making new Godzilla films, plus a tribute to the recently departed Koichi Kawakita.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)
Our fourth annual LIVE episode, the Emergency Broadcast returned with Monster Kid Radio’s Derek M. Koch, Ifukube 100’s John DeSentis and Japanese guest coordinator (and former owner of Club Daikaiju) Jim Cironella.
Daikaiju Discussion for Ultraman The Next (2004)
The audio from our Kaiju of Pacific Rim panel, held at Rose City Comic Con 2013.
BONUS Episode with Zander Cannon the creator of Oni Press’ upcoming (April 8th) release of Kaijumax.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
An interview with the creators of World War Kaiju, Josh Finney, Patrick McEvoy and Kat Rocha.
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera vs. Jiger (1970)
John DeSentis and Chris Oglio are back for another episode to help promote their crowdfunded concert, Symphonic Fury! The Music of Japanese Monsters.
Yak Attack! Gabbin’ ’bout Godzilla! Shooting the sh*t! We need a cool name for these kinds of episode; Jeff, Bryan and Rachel join Kyle for no particular special kaiju agenda and just talk about stuff.
With the recent announcement of Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi helming the next Toho Godzilla film, the Shinjuku Gracery Hotel’s Godzilla head being unveiled and the Godzilla game updates, we had to record a special episode just to talk about it!
Daikaiju Discussion for Death Kappa (2010)
Interview with blogger, Buddhist monk and former Tsuburaya Productions employee Brad Warner.
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla X Mechagodzilla (2002)
Another hang out episode with Jeff, Bryan, Rachel & Kyle… that is all.
Daikaiju Discussion for Big Man Japan (2007)
Lady Kyle and I discuss things I’m excited for before leaving for G-Fest XXII
Remembering Rulers of Earth with Matt Frank & Jeff Zornow recorded live at G-Fest XXII
Daikaiju Discussion for Pulgasari (1985)
Bryan, Rachel and Kyle discuss the kaiju news as of late.
Author August Ragone chats with Kyle about the ongoing legal troubles and the recent flare-up of copyright contention that Tsuburaya Productions (the creators of the Ultra series) is having to go through and what that means to fans.
Bryan, Rachel, Jeff and Kyle sit down for another Yak Attack episode.
Daikaiju Discussion for Monster X Strikes Back / Attack the G8 Summit (2008)
Talking Akira Ifukube with Erik Homenick, the webmaster of the official English language website of the maestro of giant monsters.
Recorded the night before Rose City Comic Con, it’s another Yak Attack, but Kodoja’s writer Keith Foster joins the fray!
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla · Mothra· King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
The first episode in a month long celebration of Yokai! Zack Davisson, author of Yurei, joins the Kaijucast for an interview about Japanese ghosts and goblins and his work.
All news episode covering a slew of kaiju news including: Legendary’s Godzilla vs King Kong Announcement, NYCC’s Gamera Announcement and proof-of-concept teaser, Shin Godzilla updates, Pacific Rim 2 updates and Shout Factory’s Gamera Kaiju Marathon.
Daikaiju Discussion for The Great Yokai War (2005)
The live “In Search of Monsters” panel from G-Fest XXII with Mark Jaramillo (Kaiju Gaiden), Yasutomo Yoshida (Jet Jaguar short) and Takayuki Hosonuma (Space Monster Numagirasu).
An explicitly-tagged “Yak Attack” episode recorded and posted while Kyle is in Japan with Rich Eso (Fresh Vinyl Reviews), Jon Bumpus (Skreeonk.com) and David Dopko (DED Photography
Kyle hangs out with Jessica and Chris from the Kaiju Kingdom Podcast to talk about their love of and life with giant rubber monsters and more!
It’s a news episode with Bryan, Rachel and Jeff plus a bonus holiday Yak Attack!
Daikaiju Discussion for King Kong Escapes (1967)
Kyle talks about the kaiju composers of the Showa era and Lady Kyle helps with the news
Daikaiju Discussion for Gamera III: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Our annual Emergency Broadcast with Kyle, Bryan and Rachel, a new voice to the podcast, Charles, and very special guests Ed Holland from Monster Attack Team Magazine, Chris Martinez from The Alder Kings and Night of the Fire Beast and science fiction (and kaiju!) painter Bob Eggleton.
Another (explicit) Yak Attack hangout episode with Sean, Bryan, Rachel, Dave, Jeff, Charles AND Kyle (that’s a lotta yakkers)!
Daikaiju Discussion for Godzilla vs. Spacegodzilla (1994) …and yes, it’s almost like two and a half hours.
We return to the Monster Garage with Bob Johnson, Barrie Evans, Kevin Deantonio, Loren “Butch” Portillo and Dell Martinez to discuss trips to Japan and tokusatsu outside of kaiju eiga! Plus Keith Foster joins Kyle for a brief introduction to MONSTER MARCH MADNESS! (see next episode)
Our first coverage of Monster March Madness in which we discuss the first round of eliminations by kaiju battle!
Daikaiju Discussion for Yamato Takeru / Orochi, The Eight-Headed Dragon (1994) plus our second elimination round of Monster March Madness!
Our second full episode of Monster March Madness coverage in which we discuss the first round of eliminations by kaiju battle!
The exciting conclusion of our March Monster Madness tournament!
Rachel, Jeff and Kyle discuss the landslide of Godzilla Resurgence news.
Not-So-Live From G-fest XXII, August Ragone and Kyle discuss the Showa era Gamera classics in the 50 Years of Gamera panel.
Live Panel audio from Monster Mania 30’s Suit Actor panel with Godzilla suit actors Kenpachiro Satsuma (1984-1995), Mizuho Yoshida (2001) and moderated by Jim Cirronella.
Kyle, Martin, Rachel and Charles discuss the avalanche of news since the last news episode.
Daikaiju Discussion for Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light (1998)
Kyle welcomes the creative team behind IDW Publishing’s new title Godzilla Rage Across Time, Matt Frank & Jeremy Robinson
Kyle, Jeff, Rachel and (a new voice to the podcast) Clancy discuss the landslide of news and events related to our favorite giant monsters from Japan.
Daikaiju Discussion for Troll Hunter (2010).
Live podcast from G-FEST XXIII, “Regional Kaiju-ology” with special guests Hiroshi Sagae & Sojiro Uchino, the masterminds behind the amazing project, Gotouchi Kaiju.
A discussion of our viewing of Mothra via the professional jokes of Rifftrax with Kyle, Martin, Clancy and a new voice to the podcast (at least for this episode), Gretchen… plus Miguel Rodriguez pops in to talk about an upcoming film festival!
Daikaiju Discussion for Reptilian (2001)… ugh
LIVE from Rose City Comic Con, it’s our MONSTER ODDITIES OF JAPAN panel!
Daikaiju Discussion for Legend of Dinosaurs & Monster Birds (1977)
It’s a television revolution, baby! And the funk gets heroic in this episode featuring Keith Foster and Kyle diving into a group of awesome hero shows.