Giant Creatures in Our World: Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture

Camille D.G. Mustachio Jason Barr Jeffrey J. Hall Jamie Macdonald Karen Joan Kohoutek Se Young Kim Justin Mullis Jase Short August 22, 2019

Giant Creatures in Our World: Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture Camille D.G. Mustachio Jason Barr Jeffrey J. Hall Jamie Macdonald Karen Joan Kohoutek Se Young Kim Justin Mullis Jase Short Dismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans, the kaiju or strange creature film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture From homage to parody to advertising, references to Godzilla and to a lesser extent Gamera, Rodan, Ultraman and others abound in entertainment media Godzilla in particular is so ubiquitous, his name is synonymousDismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans, the kaiju or strange creature film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture From homage to parody to advertising, references to Godzilla and to a lesser extent Gamera, Rodan, Ultraman and others abound in entertainment media Godzilla in particular is so ubiquitous, his name is synonymous with immensity and destruction In this collection of new essays, contributors examine kaiju representations in a range of contexts and attempt to define this at times ambiguous genre.

Giant Creatures in Our World: Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture Camille D.G. Mustachio Jason Barr Jeffrey J. Hall Jamie Macdonald Karen Joan Kohoutek Se Young Kim Justin Mullis Jase Short

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