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Articles from ArmandV

About Author

Armand Vaquer, A.A., B.A., ECV, is a contributing writer and photographer for the Monster Island News and Godzilla 3D blogs. He is also a contributor to JapanTravel and is author of The Monster Movie Fan’s Guide To Japan.
  1. Battle At Osaka Castle

    In 1955, the first kaiju (怪獣 kaijū, lit. “strange creature”) battle took place in Godzilla Raids Again (a.k.a. Gigantis the Fire Monster and Gojira no gyakushu “Godzilla’s Counterattack”) between Godzilla and Angilas (Anguirus). To capitalize on the success of Godzilla (1954), this sequel was...