September 02, 2013

News & Video: Japanese monster movies or as they are known in Japan 'tokusatsu' put Japanese film industry on the map

Note: Video in Japanese

Source:miku mv
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"For decades, Japanese studios dazzled, terrified and tickled global audiences with monster movies and television shows featuring actors in rubber suits laying waste to scaled-down Tokyos, or dueling atop miniaturized Mt. Fujis. The genre, known here as “tokusatsu,” or “special filming,” helped take the Japanese film industry global"

Rubber-Suit Monsters Fade. Tiny Tokyos Relax.

Published: September 1, 2013

New York Times

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