Host: Matt Frank
By now you all have to be familiar with Matt Frank, right? Comic book artist superstar for all things Godzilla, Kaiju and what have you. Well, we just think of him as one of our favorite people so we gave him his own podcast to do whatever with he pleased and he, unsurprisingly, came up with “Giganticast!” You can also follow Matt Frank on Facebook and Twitter.
*The Giganticast monster roar (from episode 13-) was created by Steven Arce*
Giganticast Ep 30: A Chat With Norman England
Matt managed to lock down writer/director Norman England to talk about his new book, BEHIND THE KAIJU CURTAIN, and chat about life and writing and directing and politics and zombie movies!
Giganticast Ep 29: Kaijucation: Godzilla 1954
Matt’s assistant Kaston hasn’t seen the original Godzilla! Thankfully there’s a re-release of the 1954 classic playing at the Alamo Drafthouse! Join us for two parts, lining up before and after the film!
Giganticast Ep 28: Space Jammin’
Matt and Annabelle (Daikaiju Darling) watched Space Jam: A New Legacy…for some reason.
Giganticast Ep 27: Monster Hunter: The Movie Review
A special episode! Matt, Morgan, Rebekah, and David saw Monster Hunter and now they HAVE to talk about it and you HAVE to listen! The cat was neat though.
Giganticast Ep 26: Colossal
Matt shows the 2017 indie kaiju movie COLOSSAL to his assistant Kaston! Content Warning: This one gets a little heavy so listener be aware!
Giganticast Ep 25: Monster Attack Team – Interview with Ed Holland
Matt takes a call from the other side of the world to interview MONSTER ATTACK TEAM Commander Ed Holland. Ed reminisces on the history of his magazine, his cable access show, his adventures around the world, and his contributions to the Gamera set from Arrow Video!
Giganticast Ep 24: Ultraman X Blu-Ray Review
Join Matt Frank and John Sitton as they review the 2015 Ultraman series, ULTRAMAN X! This is one of Matt’s favorites and he won’t shut up about it.
Watch a Movie With Us: Giganticast Does Pacific Rim
Join Matt and Jeff from Rage Select as they discover if they are drift compatible while watching Guillermo del Toro’s love letter to kaiju and anime! You can listen to this commentary track if you are at the BROWN COAT subscriber level or above. Please become a subscriber to oneofus.net, support all our shows, and check out this amazing commentary right here.
Watch a Movie With Us: Giganticast Does Frankenstein Conquers The World
Modern Rogue‘s Jason Murphy ventures with Matt Frank into the wild and weird world of Frankenstein Conquers the World, and gives you a commentary to listen along! This Giganticast Commentary Tracks sub-series of the Watch a Movie With Us podcasts is uniquely available to BROWN COAT and above subscribers and you can check it out right here.
Giganticast Ep 23: Bravestorm
The good folks of Alliance Entertainment have hooked us up with a surprise new DVD release: BRAVESTORM, a remake of two 1970’s Japanese tv shows mashed into one! Join Matt while he tries to convince Morgan that this wasn’t a bad idea!
Watch a Movie With Us: Giganticast Does Godzilla vs The Sea Monster
It’s our first commentary track, warts and all! Matt and Mayhem’s Muse watch the summertime fun on a tropical getaway, complete with delicious fruit, boating, giant lobsters, and radioactive lizards! This time they are doing Godzilla vs the Sea Monster (or Ebirah, Horror of the Deep depending on which country you’re in). Subscribers to oneofus at the special lower than usual level of BROWN COAT and above can download this commentary track and listen along by picking up a copy of the movie and by doing the clicky thing right here.
Episode 22: Ultraseven on Blu-Ray
Matt and Aaron are back to give you some Ultra Goodness as we discuss the arguably most popular of the follow-ups to the original Ultraman, UltraSeven!
Episode 21: Howl From Beyond The Fog
Matt, Morgan, and Jennifer (Mayhem’s Muse) sit down to watch Daisuke Sato’s short kaiju drama HOWL FROM BEYOND THE FOG, which premiered at the Atami Kaiju Festival in November of 2019.
Episode 20: Sojiro Uchino Interview
Matt’s bumming around Tokyo and he managed to corner his friend Sojiro Uchino to ask him about his days as a child actor in the Ultra series, as well as his work on Gotouchi Kaiju! Taichiro Kubota also stops by, and Toshi is on hand for more fun!
Episode 19: Ultra Q and Ultraman on Blu-Ray
Matt and Aaron go through Mill Creek’s acquisition of the Ultra Series, starting with the first two shows in the franchise!
Episode 18: Criterion’s Godzilla – The Showa Series
Matt and Aaron geek out over Criterion’s 1000th spine release, Godzilla: The Showa Series, collecting all of the films from 1954 to 1975.
Episode 17: King of the Monsters – Revisited!
Matt drags Morgan kicking and screaming back into rewatching GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, where the two parse out their issues with the film, even while Matt does his damndest to defend it.
Episode 16: Jen’s First G-Fest
Matt has returned from G-Fest XXVI, the latest of the long-running kaiju-centric conventions in Chicago, and Jen (Mayhem’s Muse) is with him! She discusses her first G-Fest experience and what it’s like being a new fan in this legendary genre.
Episode 15: Manga Artist Hiroshi Kanatani Interview
This episode, Matt interviews kaiju manga artist Hiroshi Kanatani! Also, Alan provides the peanut gallery.
Episode 14: Legends of Tomorrow
Matt and Chris discuss the episode of the CW wacky superheroes/American-Doctor-Who show Legends of Tomorrow that featured the time travelers helping Godzilla creator Ishirō Honda deal with a real kaiju in 1950s Japan. Tagumo Attacks!!!
Episode 13: “Godzilla: The Planet Eater” Review
Get ready for some Real Talk! Matt, Morgan, Quinn, and Mayhem’s Muse get existential up in here as they discuss their complicated feelings following the finale of the Godzilla Anime Trilogy.
Morgan and Geek Bombast’s John Sitton can hardly contain themselves while discussing with Matt the hit new Gridman anime by Studio Trigger!
Matt assembles Morgan, Quinn, and Mayhem’s Muse once more to tackle the second Netflix Godzilla animated film! Will MechaGodzilla City be the fatal blow for the now all-powerful “Godzilla Earth”? Probably not. Also, we briefly discuss the trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters because WE CAN’T STOP WATCHING IT.
Matt assembles the forces of Chris, Morgan, and Jeff to combine and take on the wild and weird Batman: Ninja animated film. Also, stick around for the first of Matt’s Hot Takes: Thundercats Roar!
Join Matt and Rebekah (Peaches and Screams, Liminal Space podcast) as they wax poetic on Monsters and the Hunting thereof! Also stick around for a bonus mini-review of the live action Gintama movie with Matt, Morgan, and a Chris!
Matt enlists the powers of Mayhem’s Muse, Quinn, and Morgan to discuss the first episode of Netflix’s new GODZILLA anime series.
Matt Frank teams up with his better half, Morgan, and with Chris Cox to try to get through his “Best of 2017” (as it relates to Giganticast-type stuff) without them getting him too off track.
Matt, Toshi, and special guest Morgan Frank jump online to discuss the Japanese version of SHIN GODZILLA after seeing it in Japan! Warning: there be spoilers!
Matt’s back, and this time he’s wrangled Toshi all the way from Japan to discuss the legendary Japanese superhero Ultraman! Travel from the Land of Light to the Monster Graveyard with our intrepid nerds to learn about the Hero from the Stars!
“Go Go Sentai Rangers!” Matt’s finally back with an episode of Giganticast! And this time, he asks you to unleash your inner 5 year old as he, John, and Amanda talked excitedly about Power Rangers and compare it to the tradition of Super Sentai!
Matt Frank sits down again with Chris as a sidekick and regales him (and all of you, natch) with tales of his adventures in Tokyo. Which, of course, means lots of stories about hanging out with other famous Godzilla and Kaiju creative folks. Listen up.
Matt Frank returns with the continuing history of that giant turtle that we all love, Gamera. Once again, Chris is there for his sounding board. Tune into Giganticast and let us know what else you’d like to see Matt talk about/interview/etc in the future.