Here’s the full version of Kaijuvision’s episode on The Submersion of Japan – Toho’s most successful movie of the 1970s. It’s an epic episode for an epic movie! To help introduce this movie, I am joined by John LeMay, who loves the film as much as I do. After describing the film, I say how The Submersion of Japan is a special film when compared to many other disaster movies from the 1970s. I then interview John about the film, because the background information is so interesting. For the opinion and analysis, I cover the film chronologically, giving the audience a commentary like none other.
The related topic for this episode is The 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake. I connect this event to the movie in many ways. This topic is the reason why The Submersion of Japan could be considered a horror film on a national scale.
This episode is dedicated to actor Keiju Kobayashi.
You can find John LeMay’s books on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/John-LeMay/e/B003KTW83K/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2?qid=1539779359&sr=8-2.
Peace Winds Japan – Super Typhoon Hagibis Relief Fund: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/super-typhoon-hagibis-relief-fund/
Introduction: 0:00 – 4:44
Part 1 – Film Description: 4:44 – 14:21
Part 2 – General Reflections: 14:21 – 21:40
John LeMay Interview: 21:40 – 1:07:32
Opinion and Analysis: 1:07:32 – 2:17:55
Part 3 – Related Topic: 2:17:55 – 2:41:23
Closing: 2:41:23 – End
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Host/Editor/Director/Scenic Videos: Brian Scherschel
Guest Co-Host: John LeMay
Video Location: Jefferson Boulevard Skybridge, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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