Godzilla and Postwar Japan

7/11/2005; 58 minutes

University of Kansas Professor William Tsutsui argues that the evolution of Godzilla through dozens of films reflects social and political changes of postwar Japan. He also examines Godzilla's lasting cultural impact on the world – especially in Japan and the United States. Presented by the Center for Japanese Studies, the Asia Institute, and the UCLA International Institute. (#9929)

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