The Kaiju Preservation Society

The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi's first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling Interdependency trilogy.

The Kaiju Preservation Society

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The Kaiju Preservation Society
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John Scalzi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-22 - Publisher: Tor Books

The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi's first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling Interdependency trilogy. When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end driver for food delivery apps. That is, until Jamie makes a delivery to an old
Men in Metal
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Sven Saaler
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-12 - Publisher: BRILL

Men in Metal examines the public statuary of modern Japan as a central site of the nation's historical memory. This publication will shed light on how the elites of the nation-state constructed an iconography of national heroes that served their agenda of mass indoctrination.
Japanäó»s Green Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Sean Rhoads, Brooke McCorkle
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-26 - Publisher: McFarland

 In 1954, a massive irradiated dinosaur emerged from Tokyo Bay and rained death and destruction on the Japanese capital. Since then Godzilla and other monsters, such as Mothra and Gamera, have gained cult status around the world. This book provides a new interpretation of these monsters, or kaiju-ū, and
Routledge Handbook of Japanese Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Joanne Bernardi, Shota T. Ogawa
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-09 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Cinema provides a timely and expansive overview of Japanese cinema today, through cutting-edge scholarship that reflects the hybridity of approaches defining the field. The volume’s twenty-one chapters represent work by authors with diverse backgrounds and expertise, recasting traditional questions of authorship, genre, and industry in
Giant Creatures in Our World
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Camille D.G. Mustachio, Jason Barr
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-29 - Publisher: McFarland

Dismissed as camp by critics but revered by fans, the kaiju or "strange creature" film has become an iconic element of both Japanese and American pop culture. From homage to parody to advertising, references to Godzilla--and to a lesser extent Gamera, Rodan, Ultraman and others--abound in entertainment media. Godzilla in