by Patrick Macias

Publisher: Cadence Books in San Francisco

Written in English
Published: Pages: 240 Downloads: 190
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Edition Notes

Other titlesTokyo Scope
Statementby Patrick Macias ; illustrated by Happy Ujihashi ; forword by Kinji Fukasaku, afterword by Takashi Miike.
ContributionsUjihashi, Happy.
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.J3 M37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22465570M
ISBN 101569316813

  THE EXOTIC AND ACTION PACKED WORLD OF JAPANESE SUPERHEROES IS EXPLORED IN JULY’S INSTALLMENT OF TOKYOSCOPE TALK AT VIZ CINEMA. NEW PEOPLE and VIZ Cinema offer an intriguing exploration of the exotic world of Japanese superheroes in TokyoScope Talk Vol. 5, taking place at the theatre at pm on Friday July 9th. Spearheading the book is Patrick Macias, a veteran writer who has had experience in the book world with his last work, Tokyoscope. Readers who checked that out will notice that this one flows much. The first book is called "The scientist" by the renowned and earlier mentioned psychedelic explorer John C. Lilly (he was the one who invented and pioneered the sensory deprivation tank in ) his novel autobiographical work. Join us for lively book discussion in Central Tokyo. Fiction and non-fiction books and great chat with a friendly crowd! We ususally meet in a pub in Ebisu but occassionally we meet in Osaki. We will have read the book, or at least most of it, before we come along and most people contribute their opinions and thoughts on the book.

GODZILLA VS. MUTANT STARFISH (early 70's) Another "Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster" follow-up that director Yoshimitsu Banno had in mind, in which king of the monsters did battle with a starfish monster either mutated from pollution or by radiation from a fallen meteorite.   Patrick Macias did an interview with him for his book Tokyoscope 10 years ago and he talked as much about Nostradamus as he did about Hedorah, if that film was just a project he just contributed slightly to I don't think he would remember it so vividly.   The NEW PEOPLE Tokyoscope talks have explored everything from the bad girls of Japanese cinema to the towering titans of kaiju films throughout the first six volumes, and the topic of lucky no. 7 is none other than the NINJA! Hosted by Otaku USA editor-in-chief Patrick Macias, and produced in association with Matt Alt (co-author of Kodansha International's book Ninja Attack!

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Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (Japanese: 帝都物語, Hepburn: Teito Monogatari) is a tokusatsu historical dark fantasy/science fiction epic film directed by Akio Jissoji, produced by "Exe" studios and distributed by Toho is the first cinematic adaptation of TokyoScope book award-winning historical fantasy novel Teito Monogatari by Hiroshi film stars Kyūsaku Shimada, Shintaro Katsu Music by: Maki Ishii.

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VIZ Cinema Hosts Kaiju Shakedown. Godzillathon. And TokyoScope Talk Vol. 3 Features War Of The Giant Monsters Discussion And Prize Raffle Of New Gamera DVD. NEW PEOPLE and VIZ Cinema welcome the 3rd and latest installment of TokyoScope Talk – War of the Giant Monsters – on Friday, May 7th at pm.

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In his great book Tokyoscope, Patrick Macias calls School of the HolyBeast "almost unbelievably blasphemous," and there's not much more I canadd. Though it's 3 decades old, the film is brutally, almost gleefullyaware of its own button. Patrick Galloway’s new book Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand has earned a place on my bookshelf alongside Mondo Macabro and Tokyoscope.

Galloway. I’d first gone to the theater about 7 years ago with my pal, illustrator Happy Ujihashi, who drew the cover and interior art for my book TokyoScope: The Japanese Cult Film and I were then mourning the recent closure of the Shinjuku Showakan; a much-loved triple bill theater where Happy worked and where we first met.

Prophecies of Nostradamus is infamous for its depiction of mutated human beings. After the film was released, a protest group lodged a complaint with the Eirin (the Japanese film ratings board), citing the New Guinea sequence and the post-climactic scene featuring two by: Isao Tomita.With overreaders each month, Tokyo Cheapo is the site of choice for value hunters who want their yen to go further in Tokyo.

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