Sunday, February 7, 2010

Kingu Kongu

When Toho made King Kong vs. Godzilla in 1962, they had to make King Kong a lot taller and give him crazy lightening power in order for the fight to be competitive. They also made a suit rather than animate Kong through stop motion, which is how he was shown in the 1933 movie. The result was a character that people who follow this sort of thing dubbed "Kingu Kongu," Japanese King Kong, because it wasn't the REAL King Kong.

1 comment:

Josh said...

dude, if I wrote King Kong he'd be able to teleport and fly, shoot lightning from his finger tips, lasers from his eyeballs, and a freeze ray from his big hairy King DONG.

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