Godzilla 1954 | KAIJU PROFILE ~Redux~【wikizilla.org】 – YouTube Video

I found this on YouTubeGodzilla 1954 | KAIJU PROFILE ~Redux~【wikizilla.org】 – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIFQCOP1Us8 (about 18:04 minutes long).

What is Kaiju?

As part of my on-again, off-again Godzilla/Kaiju series – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/kaiju/, see also Trivia Question: Kaiju

I wasn’t aware of the term “kaiju” for a long time. For a simple explanation that is open to some debate among kaiju fans, we can go with Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaiju.

Kaiju is a Japanese word meaning “strange creature”. In English, it has come to mean “monster” or “giant monster”, referring to creatures of a large size seen in movies from Asia. Many kaiju movies are made in Japan. It is a type of tokusatsu entertainment. … The most well-known kaiju is Godzilla.

In some cases, I see it translated as “strange beast” and in other places as “monster.” Some purists would argue it only applies to Japanese movies of a certain genre; I tend to take the broader view that it includes a lot of other beasts/animals/monsters, like King Kong and other giant beasts. Had I titled this blog post “Godzilla,” then thrown in kaiju, some would have gotten the reference.

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