Big Man Japan

TitleBig Man Japan

CategoryOther

Year2007

Type The Movie

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan is a 2007 Japanese kaiju film written, starring and directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto. It was well received by critics in the U.S., after many months of showings at various festivals and film events.

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan takes the form of a mockumentary that follows Masaru Daisatou. Daisatou is an otherwise normal Japanese citizen except for an inherited ability to grow to a height of approximately 30 meters in response to the application of high voltage electricity.

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan 2007

As both his father and grandfather before him, Daisatou has accepted the duty to protect Japan against various giant monsters while working for a sub-division of the defence ministry called the Ministry of Monster Prevention.

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan – The Movie

The Battles with the monster are televised, and the ratings appear to drop or pick up depending on the event, most of the monsters have obscure abilities, and he generally defeats them. Despite his great powers, he increasingly finds himself mocked by his fellow citizens while struggling under the burden of living up to a heroic lineage that increasingly overshadows his own mediocre accomplishments as a monster fighter.

Big Man Japan

Big Man Japan – The Movie 2007

To further complicate matters, he is deeply estranged from his own wife and child, who aren’t living with him. Eventually, he encounters a particularly formidable monster, said not to be from Japan but from Korea. He runs away from it, which just results in more ridicule. Eventually, he receives assistance from some other monster fighters to challenge it.

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ninjaturtle5
3 months ago

big man japan is the best film ever created, it is perfect