How World War II spawns Japanese menace and hero Gojira (Godzilla)


RT America

Published on Aug 13, 2015

As Tokyo and the whole of Japan tried to rebuild after the mass devastation caused by the allied air raids of World War II, Godzilla (Gojira) emerged as a symbol of a nation seeking a new identity. Tabetha Wallace, co-host of RT’s Watching the Hawks, travels to Shinjuku to take a closer look.

Tabetha Wallace, Co-host of ‘Watching the Hawks’, outlines the historical and cultural impact of Godzilla (Gojira) in Japanese history on-site in Shinjuku Japan

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