45: Shinya Tsukamoto Pt. 1 - The Adventures of Electric Rod Boy and Friends

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By Motel Hell. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
This week Motel Hell dive into the life and work of Shinya Tsukamoto (塚本 晋也), legendary Japanese auteur director. Dick Fetti and Ben the Beardo discuss Tsukamoto's childhood, his persistent love of kaiju films and his origins as an 8MM film maker, actor, playwright and director. If you want to know about the man behind "Tetsuo: The Iron Man", "Tokyo Fist" and "Vital", here's the place to start! In honor of Mr. Tsukamoto's life-long love of kaiju (and because he appears in it), the boys start with a review of incredible "Shin Godzilla" by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi from 2016.

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