Or maybe he's the Prime Minister of the Monsters. Or the Duke. All I know is that Godzilla is King, but the giant flying turtle known as Gamera deserves his due. Celebrate Japan's second favorite giant monster in this week's home video releases (or just check out the goofiest anime concept I've heard in quite some time).

Gamera: Ultimate Collection Volumes One and Two


The giant turtle's classic adventures come to Blu-ray. Volume One contains Gamera, Vs. Barugon, Vs. Gyaos and Vs. Viras, whileTwoincludes Vs. Guiron, Vs. Jiger, Vs. Zigra and Gamera: Super Monster.

The Legend of Hercules


A.k.a. the shitty Hercules movie that desperately wants to be 300 and is somehow making Brett Ratner's Hercules movie look awesome in comparison.

Star Trek: Enterprise: Complete Season 4


A.k.a. "the good one." Now on Blu-ray.

Dead Shadows


A comet turns people into homicidal monsters in this indie horror film.



Burned at the stake, a witch's curse causes two girls to get her revenge, which somehow constantly means taking their clothes off in this 1973 sexploitations horror flick.

Godzilla: The Complete Animated Series


Based on the godawful 1998 American Godzilla movie, this series was actually significantly better than its source material. That's not exactly saying much, though.

Mazinger Z: The TV Series Part One


The first 46 episodes of the classic '70s anime about a giant robot fighting giant mechanical monsters, an evil hermaphrodite cyborg, and a guy named Dr. Hell.

Asteroid Vs. Earth


Guys, I feel like Asylum isn't even trying any more.

Cuticle Detective Inaba


In this anime, a werewolf detective with a hair fetish solves cri… you know, I'm just going to leave it at that. You were either sold by "a werewolf detective with a hair fetish" or you weren't, and no other information I provide will change your mind.

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