What: The ancient creature Godzilla(Gojira) is awakened by a hydrogen bomb and terrorizes Japan. Then, science happens.
Directed by: Ishiro Honda
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada
Recommended and Related Media
Godzilla: Half Century War
Miles recommended this modern Godzilla comic by James Stokoe, in particular for its art.
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Radiolab episode about the luckiest/unluckiest man on earth, who survived both atomic bomb blasts over Japan in 1945.
The King of the Monsters
The History of Japan Podcast had this really good episode on Godzilla and his place in actual history. And this is a great show in general if you wanna learn something about Japan!
Listen History of Japan Podcast
After the Gold Rush
Guest co-host Miles Greb makes comics! He just kickstarted the second issue of After The Gold Rush, and it was a success! This is a really great book where science is the hero. If you like our show you’re likely to like this too. 🙂
Check it out! After The Gold Rush
This is real life
Well, partially. Lcuky Dragon #5. Hydrogren bomb testing. Real life and movie deaths. Press censorship.
Giant movie monsters
Godzilla and his ilk. The Lost World. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms.
Science and regret
Oppenheimer. Eyepatch guy. Suicide to save the world. Analogies.
Let them fight.
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