Review: Shin Gojira (Godzilla Resurgence)

The mythos of Gojira and history of Japan post-WWII are inexorably intertwined. Gojira (or the Americanization “Godzilla”) grew out of the bombing of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Japanese defeat that ended World War II. When the peace accords were signed, Japan lost its right to have a standing army and was prohibited from allowing any foreign power to have any bases or military-related rights without US approval. Godzilla is essentially atomic powered, and, as…Read More