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This featurette, introduced by effects director Koichi Kawakita and effects photographer Motoyoshi Tomioka, reveals the visual tricks behind certain sequences in GODZILLA.
In this video interview, conducted in 2011, renowned Japanese-film critic Tadao Sato looks at GODZILLA in terms of Japanese culture.
This 2011 illustrated audio essay, featuring Greg Pflugfelder of Columbia University, details the tragedy that befell the fishing vessel “Daigo Fukuryu Maru” (Lucky Dragon No. 5), an event that inspired parts of the GODZILLA story.