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
Interview with Godzilla (2014) screenwriter Max Borenstein.