Shout! Factory TV has teamed up with the original monster fanzine Famous Monsters of Filmland to bring you the Kaiju Movie Marathon! Featuring nine Godzilla films and fan-favorite episodes of Ultra Seven and Ultra Q, the marathon is hosted by Kaiju expert August Ragone and will be streaming live for 24 hours on July 18th (from midnight to midnight Eastern Time).
With programing ranging from Godzilla, The Uncut Japanese Original to Terror of Mechagodzilla, this event will be a visceral thrill ride, with promises of the utmost destruction along the way. The Kaiju marathon comes complete with original introductions by renowned Kaiju authority August Ragone, commenting on the impact of these classic films. A two-time Rondo Award-winning author ofEiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters, Ragone has commented on Japanese film and popular culture on radio, television, in print, online, and at events for more than three decades.
The event will be streaming at www.shoutfactorytv.com. For mobile, tablet and connected TV devices the marathon is accessible via the Pluto TV app. The marathon is also available via Pluto TV (CH 427), in the living room (Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Apple Airplay), on the go (apps for iOS, Android and Amazon) and at your fingertips on PCs, Macs or on the web.
Prepare yourselves for something monstrous! Tune in for the Kaiju calamity, and live tweet with #godzilla. Shout! Factory TV and Famous Monsters of Filmland will be giving away prizes to fans and viewers of the marathon, including a $100 gift certificate for Shout! Factory merchandise.
Check out our promo video on YouTube here.