Kaiju Podcast

Kaiju Podcast

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The Kaiju Podcast is bi-weekly show about movies with Giant Monsters! Every other week, Ralph and Jorge (Fans, not experts) will be discussing movies starring Godzilla, King Kong, Gamera, King Ghidorah, Anguirus, Sea Monsters, Giant Bugs, Scary Beasts, Sp
Terror of Mechagodzilla
Oct 22
EPISODE 47 – Jorge and Ralph are discussing Ishiro Honda’s final Godzilla movie, which pits the Big G up against Mechagodzilla and Titanosaurus! Due to strange circumstances, the guys watched two different versions of the film, one which included some…
Rebirth of Mothra
Oct 8
EPISODE 46 – Ralph and Jorge are watching this TOHO children’s film from 1996. Mothra and her offspring fight the three headed Desghidorah to the glittery death!! Witness the saddest Kaiju death in our show’s history and cringe at the most annoying…
The Mysterians
Sep 24
EPISODE 45 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about Ishiro Honda’s 1957 sci-fi war film, The Mysterians. The plot is simple enough. A race of strange visitors from outer space come to Earth and will live here peacefully under two conditions. We give them 3km…
Son of Kong
Sep 10
EPISODE 44 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing the 1933 sequel to King Kong! Carl Denham is back and has just as little sympathy as ever!! We find out who Kiko is, the importance of saving the monkey band, Ralph’s crush for Helen Mack, random earthquakes and…
The Meg
Aug 27
BONUS EPISODE 5 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the latest giant shark film. The Meg (2018)! From director Jon Turteltaub comes a film that pits Jason Statham, and a group of oceanographers, against a prehistoric Megalodon or two!! 8.22.18 LISTEN HERE
Gamera vs. Jiger
Aug 13
EPISODE 43 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing the 1968 film, Gamera vs Jiger aka Gamera vs Monster X. We take a look inside the body of Gamera, discuss the sexuality of Jiger and wonder what exactly the baby Jiger is squirting! 7.23.2018 LISTEN HERE
The War of the Gargantuas
Jul 30
EPISODE 42 – Jorge and Ralph are watching the 1966 follow up to Ishiro Honda’s Frankenstein Conquers the World! After the previous Frankenstein movie shot up to number three on our Kaiju Pod Top 5, the anticipation and expectations are through the roof!…
Godzilla vs. Megalon
Jul 16
EPISODE 41 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about Godzilla, Megalon, Gigan and Jet Jaguar! It’s finally time to take a look at Godzilla vs Megalon. There is so much to unwrap in this film but we really just want to talk about that fish paddler! 6.08.2018…
Matango
Jul 2
EPISODE 40 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the 1963 Ishiro Honda horror film also known as Attack of the Mushroom People! What happens when you take the cast of Gilligan’s Island, turn them into a bunch of a-holes then set them loose on an island…
Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters
Jun 18
EPISODE 39 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about the Toho animated Godzilla film. In this first installment of the trilogy, Earth has been overrun by monsters and Godzilla is king! It’s up to a small group of humans, who have returned from space 20,000…
Frankenstein Conquers the World
Jun 4
EPISODE 38 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the 1965 Ishiro Honda Kaiju movie masterpiece! Frankenstein Conquers the World aka Frankenstein vs Baragon is a crazy blend of sci-fi, horror and kaiju movie all rolled into one. This is a movie that you do…
Monsters
May 21
EPISODE 37 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about Gareth Edwards’ 2010 low budget monster movie! The film follows two characters who are traveling through South America in the wake of a Kaiju attack. 3.22.2018 LISTEN HERE
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
May 7
EPISODE 36 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the 1991 Toho Godzilla film that has it all! Robots, time travel, UFOs, Dorats, Dinosaurs and most importantly Mecha-King Ghidorah!! Will this movie break our Kaiju Pod Top 5? There’s only one way to find…
Gamera vs. Guiron
Apr 23
EPISODE 35 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about Gamera vs. Guiron. But first, we have come up with our official Kaiju Podcast Top 5! We have compiled a list of our favorite Kaiju films so far. Will Gamera vs. Guiron make it onto the list? Listen to find…
Rampage
Apr 16
BONUS EPISODE 4 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about RAMPAGE, the 2018 film based on the classic 1986 video game! We talk about destruction, bad guys, good guys, tanks, the lack of naked people and even more DESTRUCTION! 4.13.18 LISTEN HERE
King Kong
Apr 9
EPISODE 34 – Ralph and Jorge are in awe of the 8th Wonder of the World. King Kong! From 1933 comes one of the greatest stories to grace the silver screen. The guys discuss the amazing FX, the incredible landscapes of Skull Island, the lack of compassion…
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Apr 2
BONUS EPISODE 3 – Jorge and Ralph return to the Shatterdome to witness the latest battle between the Kaiju and Jaegers! Pacific Rim Uprising continues ten years after the events of the first film. A lot has changed in the world and we here to break it…
Gamera vs. Viras
Mar 26
EPISODE 33 – Ralph and Jorge are watching Gamera vs. Viras aka Destroy All Planets! It’s the story about our hero Gamera saving a campground and the world!! Find out what it takes to make a giant Viras monster. Enjoy drinking something better than juice.…
Godzilla vs. Biollante
Mar 12
EPISODE 32 – Jorge and Ralph have a lot to unpack after watching this 1989 Godzilla film. They have so many questions about Godzilla Cells, Spies, Dead Daughters and THE DEVIL MAN! 1.22.18 LISTEN HERE
Them!
Feb 26
EPISODE 31 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing Them! (1954). On this episode they chat about ants, crushes from the past, ants, the Wilhelm scream and ANTS!! GIANT. PUPPET. ANTS! 12.04.17 LISTEN HERE
Pacific Rim
Feb 12
EPISODE 30 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 Kaiju vs. Robot epic, Pacific Rim! On this episode, we take a look at every single Kaiju and Jaeger fight, and become fearful of what our Drift partners would find out about our…
Godzilla 1985
Jan 29
EPISODE 29 – Ralph and Jorge had a bit of a mixup! Ralph was under the impression that Godzilla 1985 was a U.S. & Japanese co-production starring Raymond Burr and ended up watching Godzilla aka The Return of Godzilla (1984), while Jorge watched Godzilla…
Gamera vs. Gyaos
Jan 15
EPISODE 28 – Jorge and Ralph are discussing their favorite Gamera movie to date! They fall in love with Gyaos’ incredible laser abilities, discuss where his pee clouds are coming from, Gamera’s purple blood and a whole lot more! 8.25.17 LISTEN HERE
Gojira & Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Jan 1
EPISODE 27 – Ralph and Jorge are celebrating one year of the Kaiju Podcast with a double dose of Godzilla! They are watching Gojira (1954) and the American counterpart Godzilla: King of the Monsters (1956) starring Raymond Burr as reporter Steve Martin.…
Godzilla vs. Gigan
Dec 18, 2017
EPISODE 26 – Jorge and Ralph are chatting about the Godzilla movie that has it all! Godzilla, Anguirus, King Ghidorah and the debut of Gigan! Gigan is a space monster with an arsenal that will make Godzilla bleed. A lot! We talk about Momagon, Shukra,…
It Came from Beneath the Sea
Dec 4, 2017
EPISODE 25 –San Francisco doomed! Golden Gate Bridge UPROOTED! Buildings topple! What city will be next? Ralph and Jorge are discussing the American produced giant octopus film from 1955. It Came from Beneath the Sea!! The guys chat about the magic of Ray…
Godzilla vs. Hedorah
Nov 20, 2017
EPISODE 24 – Jorge and Ralph are baffled and entertained (?) by this 1971 Godzilla classic. It’s Big G vs the Smog Monster (Hedorah) in a film full of psychedelic imagery and heavy handed messages. It’s gross, it’s violent and it’s for kids? There’s a lot…
King Kong Escapes
Nov 6, 2017
EPISODE 23 – Ralph and Jorge have visited Mondo Island and witnessed King Kong Escapes! Join them as they discuss Mechani-Kong, Doctor Hu, hovercrafts, serpents, Gorosaurus, Castor Oil and a whole lot more!! 5.23.17 LISTEN HERE
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Oct 23, 2017
EPISODE 22 – Jorge and Ralph are chatting about the very last Godzilla film EVER… or until the Millenia Series showed up a few years later. Godzilla’s heart is in the middle of a nuclear meltdown and Godzilla Junior is be threatened by an all new monster…
Gamera vs. Barugon
Oct 9, 2017
EPISODE 21 – Ralph and Jorge jump back into the land of Gamera. This time they get an opponent for everyone’s favorite giant turtle! Barugon is a unicorn lizard (?) that shoots rainbows out of his back? Yeah, that’s it! The guys discuss purple blood,…
Godzilla vs. Spacegodzilla
Sep 25, 2017
EPISODE 20 – Jorge and Ralph watched Godzilla vs. Spacegodzilla from 1994! The movie stars Godzilla, Spacegodzilla, Little Godzilla, Moguera and a tiny Mothra! The guys also chat about Godzilla’s armpit, blood bullets, magical earrings and a whole lot…
The X from Outer Space
Sep 11, 2017
EPISODE 19 – From Shochiku films comes The X from Outer Space! Starring the childishly named Guilala (pronounced Goo-la-la) Ralph and Jorge tackle this incredibly bizarre film from 1967 and ponder the hatred towards astronaut Lisa. 4.18.17 LISTEN HERE
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Aug 28, 2017
EPISODE 18 – Jorge and Ralph are stepping into the 70s with Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Ralph gets a rare appearance by one of his all time favorite Kaiju. The guys talk about Pipes, Ape Aliens, stalactite buttons, long songs and tons of BLOOD!! 4.18.17…
The Host
Aug 14, 2017
EPISODE 17 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing The Host from 2006, directed by Joon-Ho Bong (Snowpiercer, Okja). The story follows a family who have lost a child during a giant monster attack in South Korea. The guys discuss the horror aspects of the film…
Godzilla 2000
Jul 31, 2017
EPISODE 16 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the triumphant return of Godzilla! After the CGI 1998 film, Toho returned to the world of Godzilla and brought back the man in the rubber suit! The guys breakdown the evolution of Orga and have a discussion…
Daimajin
Jul 17, 2017
EPISODE 15 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about Daimajin, the statue that eventually comes to life and wreaks havoc on a small samurai village! The guys agree that the FX and monster design are pretty cool, but wish that the guy had joined the movie for…
Ultraman: The Little Hero
Jul 10, 2017
BONUS EPISODE 2 – Jorge and Ralph are joined by Michael Giacchino (ROAR! Cloverfield Overture, Spider-man Homecoming) for a special Ultraman themed episode! They discuss episode 37 “The Little Hero”, in which the Science Patrol are given a warning from…
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Jul 3, 2017
EPISODE 14 – Ralph and Jorge are chatting a lot about Godzilla’s butthole, but don’t blame us, Godzilla vs. Megaguirus brought it up first! We also discuss the return of the Meganulon dragonfly creatures from Rodan! 1.26.17 Listen Here
Mothra
Jun 19, 2017
EPISODE 13 – Jorge and Ralph are talking about the original 1961 Mothra stand alone film. We learn about the origins of Mothra, the first glimpse at the Mothra Twins, aka Fairies, babies in peril and one of the biggest jerks to ever grace the big screen.…
Gamera: The Invincible
Jun 5, 2017
EPISODE 12 – Ralph and Jorge dissect the first adventure of Gamera (aka Gamera:The Giant Monster), the giant turtle from the past! With little to no knowledge of the character, they learn about Gamera’s secret origins and discover the mysterious Z Plan!…
Godzilla’s Revenge
May 22, 2017
EPISODE 11 – Jorge and Ralph watched Godzilla’s Revenge, aka All Monsters Attack from 1969. There are more monsters than you can shake a stick at, unfortunately, most of them are from recycled footage. Bummer. But we do get an all new and unique monster.…
Colossal
May 15, 2017
BONUS EPISODE 1 – Ralph and Jorge saw Colossal (2017). It’s a unique take on Kaiju films starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, Tim Bake Nelson and Dan Stevens. The movie centers around a woman who wakes up one morning and realizes that…
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
May 8, 2017
EPISODE 10 – On this episode Ralph and Jorge are talking about Godzilla GMK from 2001. Godzilla is evil and has a new intimidating look. Biker gangs wear pink. Godzilla’s heart pumps sea water and we get a monster brawl involving Godzilla, Mothra and King…
Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster
Apr 24, 2017
EPISODE 9 – Jorge and Ralph are discussing Toho’s 1966 Godzilla classic. The guys talk about yellow liquid, red bamboo and, wait for it…ISLANDERS?! Oh no. They also get into the epic rock battle between Ebirah and Godzilla as well as dance contests.…
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
Apr 10, 2017
EPISODE 8 – Ralph and Jorge are talking about Toho’s 2003 kaiju film, Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.! On this episode they are discussing Mothra and Mechagodzilla versus an evil Godzilla! They discuss what it takes to snatch a fly out of mid air and talk about…
Kong: Skull Island
Mar 27, 2017
EPISODE 7– Jorge and Ralph are diving deep into Kong: Skull Island. They discuss all of the action, drama, creatures and Kong’s weapons in the latest Legendary Monsterverse film! No stone will be left unturned on this king sized episode! Side note, that…
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
Mar 13, 2017
EPISODE 6– On this episode, Ralph and Jorge are discussing the 2002 Toho Kaiju movie, Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla! Can skeletons hear? Can your mom be a potted plant? Can you just decide to walk through a building? Find out all this and more!! 11.29.16…
Rodan
Feb 27, 2017
EPISODE 5 – Jorge and Ralph are chatting about the 1956 Toho classic. Rodan! Born from Russian nuclear testing, 2 Rodan…Rodans…creatures hatch from eggs to terrorize a small mining town all while munching on wingless dragonflies!! Is this the best movie…
Monster Zero
Feb 13, 2017
EPISODE 4 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing the 1965 film Monster Zero (aka Godzilla vs. Monster Zero, Battle of the Astros, Invasion of Planet X, The Great Monster War, War of the Monsters)! The guys discuss what it would take to cosplay as the Invaders…
King Kong vs. Godzilla
Jan 30, 2017
EPISODE 3 – Jorge and Ralph are discussing King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)! They talk about the brutal battle of titans, as well as tree eating, electricity and the questionable casting of the natives of Faro Island. 11.22.16 Listen Here
Shin Godzilla
Jan 16, 2017
EPISODE 2 – Ralph and Jorge are discussing the 2016 Toho Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla aka Godzilla Resurgence! The guys cover all of Godzilla’s new powers, whether he is CG or a guy in a suit, conference room scenes and a whole lot more! 11.14.16 Listen…
SKREEONK!
Jan 2, 2017
EPISODE 1 – Jorge and Ralph introduce this biweekly podcast about Kaiju. On this episode, the guys discuss their history with Monster Movies, Godzilla toys, their lack of Gamera knowledge and a whole lot more! 11.14.16 Listen Here