Ep. 22: Takeshi Kimura

Toho had two major writers working in the realm of their tokusatsu/kaiju flicks. Both men were opposites and certainly deserve more credit than they get.

Today, Adam sits down and talks about Takeshi Kimura, Ishiro Honda’s main writer. His films range from docudramas like Destroy all Monsters, to war films like The Last War, and even psychological films like The Human Vapor and Matango. What made him so pessimistic towards life? What made him stand out from other science fiction writers? Make yourself some tea, sit back, and take a listen.

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