Obscure Kaiju: Gunbot the Armored RobotFor our very own :iconmrtrainfreak12: who loves live-action giant robots.More Like This
Sometimes, an Obscure Kaiju is just a brand new character who simply needs some love and attention.
Although in his 70’s when he passed away earlier this month, special effects director Koichi Kawakita was still very active, through both tokusatsu filming, published books on the Godzilla series, and through his company Dream Planet Japan.
Kawakita was also an active teacher of tokusatsu film-making at Osaka University, which resulted in the students and local actors to come together to create the independent television series "Gunbot: The Armored Robot” (original air date: 11/7/2014)
I don’t not much at this point, but this low-budget, yet equally well executed series involves an alien invasion of crab-like robots sent by aliens from The Valent Star System. And the Japanese defense force responds with