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It's October - which means we are contractually allowed to venture away from classic kaiju and into the realm of human-sized monsters and horror! But we won't stray too far, as we are staying with Toho and the 1963 classic, Matango (aka Attack of the Mushroom People)! This is an in-depth conversation on the genre-bending film based on the 1907 William H. Hodgson short story, The Voice in the Night, and brought to life by a "who's who" of Toho legends - Ishiro Honda, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Eiji Tsuburaya, Hiroshi Koizumi, Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Yoshio Tsuchiya, and many more! But how did the hallowed horror historian, Jacob Walsh, feel about this foray into early Japanese body horror? Is he even awake yet after his whirlwind trip to New York Comic-Con?
Also on the episode, Jake and Jay review their recent sofubi pick-ups that included a nice array of subjects - from the custom cat kaiju, Negora, to the beautiful Shobijin to yet another Titanosaurus for Jay's collection.
Fire up the maser cannons, gas up the Moonlight SY-3, and polish your space titanium, because it's time to get a little kaijuontheside with YHS on Monster Island!