The gang from the Satellite of Love are back, and this time their tackling the first five Gamera
films. When being sent the new set (in a glorious tin, to boot!) I really couldn’t believe my eyes. Some of the crown jewels in the Mystery Science Theater 3000
line were the Gamera
films, which were the Sandy Frank
produced dubs of the films that he sold to American cinemas. Considering he sued them, there was little to no chance we fans thought we’d ever get these films on DVD unless we were at a convention of some sort and had to buy the bootlegs. But not anymore, thanks to Shout! Factory. And they hold up as fresh as when they first aired.
It all began in season three of the show, when they took on the black and white classic Gamera
in the season’s second episode. The