SciFi Japan TV

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SciFi Japan TV
Also known as SFJtv
Genre Documentary
Written by Jim M. Ballard
Directed by JR Lipartito
Narrated by Jim M. Ballard, Justin Potts, Bob Werley, Thomas Vanderhyde
Theme music composer Fourth Vision
Country of origin Japan
Original language(s) English, Japanese
No. of episodes 43 (as of October 2016)
Production
Executive producer(s) Keith Aiken, Bob Johnson
Producer(s) JR Lipartito, Jim M. Ballard
Production location(s) Tokyo, Japan, Yamagata, Japan, Kanagawa, Japan
Editor(s) Jim M. Ballard, JR Lipartito
Running time 5–10 minutes
Production company(s) ACTV Japan
Distributor ACTV Japan
Release
Original network YouTube
Picture format 1080p / MOV
Original release August 10, 2012 (2012-08-10) – present
External links
Website
Production website

SciFi Japan TV (abbreviated SFJtv) is a web television series of documentaries revolving around Japanese kaiju and tokusatsu movies. The show was shot on location in Japan and generally featured interviews with filmmakers and movie-related events. Every episode was released bilingually for both Japanese and English speaking audiences.[1]

The main series began in August 2012 and ended in December 2014, followed by the occasional special episode.[2] It was produced by ACTV Japan (formerly under the "Gaijin Channel" brand until episode 13) in Tokyo, Japan, for the American website SciFi JAPAN.[3]

List of episodes[edit]

# English Title Japanese Title Subject(s) Release Date
1"Ultraman Max Producer"ウルトラマンマックスのプロデューサーTakeshi Yagi, Ultraman8/10/2012
2"Tokusatsu Museum"特撮博物館Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi, Toshio Suzuki8/24/2012
VLOG 01"Meeting Godzilla"ビデオブログ「酒田市でゴジラと会う」Haruo Nakajima9/8/2012
3"The Man Who Became Godzilla"ゴジラになった男Haruo Nakajima9/14/2012
4"Ultraman Saga FX Director"ウルトラマンサーガの特技監督Toshio Miike9/28/2012
5"Independent Kaiju Movie Maker"大怪獣自主映画の監督Kiyotaka Taguchi10/17/2012
6"1970's Godzilla FX Director - PART I"70年代のゴジラの特技監督〜第1部Teruyoshi Nakano10/31/2012
7"1970's Godzilla FX Director - PART II"70年代のゴジラの特技監督〜第2部Teruyoshi Nakano11/28/2012
8"Matt Frank Comes To Tokyo!"マット・フランクが東京へ!Matt Frank, Shinichi Wakasa, Tsutomu Kitagawa, Takeshi Yagi12/19/2012
9"Godzilla and His Maker"ゴジラと彼の創造者Shinichi Wakasa, Tsutomu Kitagawa1/22/2013
10"Art of Godzilla: Yasuyuki Inoue Tribute"ゴジラの美実〜井上泰幸の追悼Yasuyuki Inoue, Toshio Miike, Toshiro Aoki, Hiromasa Shirai, Jiro Shirasaki2/19/2013
11"Memories of Godzilla"ゴジラの思い出Akira Takarada, Ryuuji Honda3/28/2013
12"Ultraman in America!"ウルトラマンがアメリカへ!Susumu Kurobe, Hiroko Sakurai, Bin Furuya7/11/2013
13"Anime x Tokusatsu: The Big O"アニメx特撮:THEビッグオーKazuyoshi Katayama8/30/2013
14"Heisei Ultraman Revival"平成ウルトラマンのリバイバルTakeshi Yagi, Yoshihiko Marutani10/2/2013
15"City of Monsters"怪獣たちの町Godzilla11/3/2013
16"Zombie TV"ゾンビTVYoshihiro Nishimura, Naoya Tashiro, Maelie Makuno12/22/2013
17"Godz-illustrator"ゴジラストレーターYuji Kaida6/2/2014
18"Tokyo Toy Show 2014"東京おもちゃショー2014TBA7/3/2014
19"Kaiju Bar"怪獣酒場Ultraman7/10/2014
20"Godzilla in Yokosuka"ゴジラが横須賀へ!Haruo Nakajima, Godzilla (2014 film)7/17/2014
20EX"EXTRA: Godzilla in Yokosuka"EXTRA・ゴジラが横須賀へ!Haruo Nakajima, Godzilla (2014 film)7/24/2014
21"Best of Godzilla"ベスト・オブ・ゴジラShiro Sano, Naoki Urasawa, Tsukasa Kotobuki, Nobuaki Kakuda7/31/2014
22"Wonder Festival – Summer 2014"ワンダーフェスティバル2014[夏]Godzilla, Ultraman, Gamera8/7/2014
23"Ultraman Festival 2014"ウルトラマンフェスティバル2014Ultraman8/14/2014
24"Tokyo Toy Shopping"怪獣買いものGodzilla8/21/2014
25"First Look at "Hail to the King""ドキュメンタリー『HAIL TO THE KING』予告Godzilla8/28/2014
26"Smog Monster Director"ゴジラ対ヘドラ』の監督Yoshimitsu Banno, Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Godzilla (2014 film)9/4/2014
26EX"EXTRA: Smog Monster Director (20 Minute Edition)"ゴジラ対ヘドラ』の監督~EXTRA~Yoshimitsu Banno, Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Godzilla (2014 film)9/11/2014
27"Tokyo SOS Director"東京SOSの監督Masaaki Tezuka, Godzilla vs. Megaguirus, Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla, Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.9/18/2014
27EX"EXTRA: Tokyo SOS Director (30 Minute Edition)"東京SOSの監督~EXTRA~Masaaki Tezuka, Godzilla vs. Megaguirus, Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla, Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.9/25/2014
28"Ultraman Nexus: Origins"ウルトラマンネクサスの感謝Hiroyasu Shibuya, Keiichi Hasegawa, Kazuya Konaka, Yuichi Abe10/2/2014
29"Tokyo Game Show 2014"東京ゲームショウ2014Godzilla, Bandai Namco Games, Shunsuke Fujita10/9/2014
30"Ultraman Nexus: Production"ウルトラマンネクサスの製作Hiroyasu Shibuya, Keiichi Hasegawa, Kazuya Konaka, Yuichi Abe10/16/2014
31"First Look: No Face"短編ホラー映画「NO FACE」予告TBA10/23/2014
32"Making of No Face"「NO FACE」のメイキングTBA10/30/2014
33"Ultraman Nexus: Memories"ウルトラマンネクサスの思い出Hiroyasu Shibuya, Keiichi Hasegawa, Kazuya Konaka, Yuichi Abe11/6/2014
34"Tokyo Toy Shopping PART II"怪獣買いもの PART IIGodzilla, Ultraman, Gamera, Kamen Rider11/13/2014
3EX"EXTRA: The Man Who Became Godzilla"ゴジラになった男〜EXTRA〜Godzilla, Haruo Nakajima11/20/2014
35"International Manga Festival"海外マンガフェスタTBA11/28/2014
36"The Return of Godzilla 30th"『ゴジラ('84)』30周年スペシャルGodzilla, Teruyoshi Nakano12/4/2014
36EX"EXTRA: The Return of Godzilla 30th"『ゴジラ('84)』30周年スペシャル〜EXTRA〜Godzilla, Teruyoshi Nakano12/11/2014
37"Final Episode"最終回TBA12/18/2014
SP"Special: Shin Godzilla New York City Premiere"TBAShin Godzilla, Godzilla10/9/2016

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