Tanaka on Godzilla

tetsuwan@comcast.net tetsuwan
Wed Jun 29 13:56:37 EDT 2005

It is interesting the piece notes how the crowd cheered when Gojira destroyed several government buildings. When government buildings are destroyed in films like Independence Day the crowd cheers as well. Another myth bites the dust.

> I had forgotten to mention that Japan Focus, the electronic journal on 
> Japan, recently published an article commemorating the 50th anniversary 
> of Godzilla, written by Yuki Tanaka, a professor at the Hiroshima Peace 
> Institute:
> http://japanfocus.org/article.asp?id=300
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