The Kaiju Transmissions Podcast

Reigo/Raiga Trilogy

June 3, 2020

Byrd, Matt, Tom and Kevin take a deep dive (no pun intended) into Shinpei Hayashiya's indie Deep Sea Monster trilogy!  These low budget kaiju films include Reigo: The Deep-Sea Monster vs. the Battleship Yamato (2008), Deep Sea Monster Raiga (2009), and the new God Raiga vs King Ohga (2020) and were from the director of the famed elusive Gamera 4 fan film.  Thanks to SRS Cinema, these films are available in the United States for the very first time.  We will take a look at all three films as well as discuss Hayashiya's day job as a Rakugo performer, his early Godzilla and Gamera fan films, the historical references in Reigo, what we would like out of a fourth entry, and much more!  So how do these micro budget kaiju flicks fare?  Listen and find out!

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