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Pure TokyoScope PODCAST #65: GODZILLA! The Original Novels Reviewed!
Patrick Macias and Matt Alt bring you pop culture from Japan
In the new episode of the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast, Matt Alt and Patrick Macias discuss the new English edition of Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again translated by Jeffrey Angles, published by University of Minnesota Press! Patrick recently had a review of the book published in The Washington Post, so he’s primed to attack the Ginza and eat a train as well. Plus, the hosts do some additional updates on the Shibuya Halloween ban! Enjoy below!
BONUS GODZILLA BOOK GALLERY!
Cover for the new edition of Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again
Godzilla radio drama novelization, original 1955 edition
Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again novelizations by Shigeru Kayama, 1976 reprint edition
Godzilla Raids Again Shonen Club illustrated book for kids, 1955
Manga adaptations of Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again, 1958
What is the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast? Well… Author and fellow Substack writer Matt Alt and I have been recording together for about a year now. I still can’t believe we’ve made it all the way to episode 53.
Our show is a mix of Japanese pop culture news and features and some of our best episodes to date have been:
PURE TOKYOSCOPE usually comes out every week on Wednesdays (US time), but we’re experimenting with early launches of the latest episode a few days early right here via this newsletter on Substack.
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