The last Showa Era Godzilla film, Terror of Mechagodzilla, is a movie that fits the definition of a black sheep. Dr. Mafune remains one of the best human character to be in a Godzilla movie. Here is a character driven by his bitterness into making decisions that ultimately lead to his downfall, and the downfall of the remainder of his family. Today, Adam dissects Dr. Mafune’s character, and explains why he remains so memorable in the Godzilla franchise to this day.
Music: I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.