Awkward Vintage Japanese Movie Monsters – Design You Trust

Awkward Vintage Japanese Movie Monsters

The kaiju eiga (literally “monster movie” in Japanese) was born in 1954 with Ishiro Honda’s landmark masterpiece Godzilla. Its immense international success spawned a chain of sequels, numerous imitators, more than a few rip-offs, and a slew of strange, bizarre cinematic creatures arising to threaten the existence of humankind.

And though many of these films have become regarded as camp classics — and some of them aimed to do just that — we must not overlook the frightening and downright creepy creatures that have appeared on Japanese theater screens over the last 63 years…





































































































If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Japanese Artist Creates The Most Realistic-Looking Wearable Animal Heads You’ve Ever Seen
An Eccentric Artist Has Collected Fifty Vintage Cars And Left Them To Rot In A Forest – And Now They're Worth Over One Million Dollars
A Floral Designer Is Beautifying The Streets Of NYC With Elaborate Displays For Health Care Workers
Offensive Plates To Insult Your Guests With Class
Fantastic French Publicity Caravans Of Yesteryear
Baker Turns Loaves of Bread into Adorably Sleepy “Catloaf”
No More Nightmares: Kids Show Monsters who’s Boss!
Chinese Artist Uses Colorful Paper To Warn Of Danger Of Guns
Amazing Vintage Photographs That Show The Dangers Of Constructing The Empire State Building
This Modular Spiral Staircase Wraps Trees For Climbing
Stress: TMJ Disorder Visualized As A Bronze And Concrete Sculpture
Enjoy Sneaky Naps At Work With This Hand-Shaped Head Holder
Animal Butt Phone Cases Are A Thing Now And We Can’t Decide If It’s Stupid Or Amazing
Artist Turned 3000 Kilograms Of Clothing Destined For Landfill Into An Art Installation
Felt Artist’s Terrifyingly Real Roomba Cat Creation Glides and Meows when Summoned
This Artist Creates Bizarre And Unique Hoodies For Your Winter Fashion
Geometrical Tattoos By Jasper Andres Beautifully Fuse Geometry With Nature
It’s Tempting, But Don’t Try Eating Anything Made By This Artist — You Might Break Your Teeth!
Japanese Harvest Festival Displays Massive “Scarecrow” Of Space Battleship Yamato
This Artist Adds Monsters To Thrift Shop Paintings, And It’s Hilarious
60 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts To Boost Your Productivity
This Woman Makes Unique Snow Sculptures on Park Trees
Fantastic 3D Laser Cut Meditative Visionary Art by Dan Schaub
Life-size Dog Sculptures Made Entirely From Recycled Bicycle Chains