You know kaiju, right? Those Japanese-style monsters now have their own watering hole, which serves booze and eats. There's an important rule, though: No superheroes allowed. Don't you dare break it!
Sure, you can roll your layers of snowy precipitation into a stack of three balls topped with a top hat—or you can put all that white stuff to a more interesting use. Take your cue from these aliens, robots, and monsters when planning your next snow sculpture.
At the Wat Rong Khun Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand, Batman, Ultraman, and other scifi stalwarts are inexplicably hanging out in religious paintings. I'm no religion scholar, but something tells me the Predator never factored into Siddhartha Gautama's teachings.[Spotted on . Additional photos via .]
Friday's Smallville, "Luthor," featured that old superheroic stalwart: the evil alternate dimension doppelganger. Clark's pandimensional twin, Clark "Ultraman" Luthor, was so evil that he had carnal relations with his adopted sister, Tess. Oh Smallville, you deviant program!
Here's the latest trailer for the fantastic new Ultraman movie, in which he faces off against roughly a billion spaceships. The trailer features pirates (in classic 18th-century garb), laser eyes, and a robot hand that crushes an entire planet!
These massive pin-ups of Ultraman's enemies appeared in a 1979 edition of Ultra Kaiju. Artist Toshio Okazaki really knocked this out of the park, and he included the best Ultraman foe of all...the dreaded Dino-Tank! Can you find him?
These kooky illustrations by Takayoshi Mizuki depict Ultraman, Ultraseven, and Dino-Tank(!), smacking the tar out of other rubbery reptiles. If you exposed the Muppets to toxic waste and mescaline, this is what you'd get.
The wild pop art of Tibetan artist Gade transforms famous superheroes into mandalas and religious icons. If you ever wanted to see Batman as a Buddha, this here's your huckleberry.
Last week, we told you about the movies reaching theaters this fall, but it has to be said: Sometimes, even just going to the theater seems like too much hassle. Here's what you can watch at home, instead.
It's the battle you never expected, as China's Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has unleashed the hounds of war on Japanese superhero Ultraman, as well as the entire non-Chinese animation industry. And his country is following.
A Thai businessman who was claiming to be the co-creator of Ultraman has been ordered to cease and desist all Ultraman activities (how cool does that sound?) and to pay 10.7 million Thai baht to Japanese Tsuburaya Productions, rightful owners of the Ultraman legacy. For more than 10 years Sompote Saengduenchai has…
Science fiction offers writers a blank palette of creation when it comes to creating new worlds, technologies, and possibilities. However, when it comes to naming those characters, sometimes those writers fall spectacularly short. Case in point: all of the characters with the surname "man." Check out our list of…
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are set to do to Japan what they did to the U.S. in Team America World Police: inflate every pop-culture stereotype until it soars overhead with a loud farting noise. The only twist is, their new movie Giant Monsters Attack Japan! will be aimed at kids. Find out the reason this movie may…