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Astounding Beyond Belief
Avatar by Maya Jade
Born 1993
Rochester, NY
Occupation Wikizilla writer and editor,
library clerk
First work Kaijuphile Forums (2006)
Notable work Tumblr (2013-present)
Wikizilla (2016-present)

Astounding Beyond Belief is a Wikizilla bureaucrat, and also the person writing this, so I feel weird using the third person. After making a few random edits to the site during its time on Wikia, I formally joined the site in December 2016 and rose through the ranks at terrifying speeds.

History as a Kaiju Fan

To be added.

Selected filmography

  • G-Fantis: Worlds Collide!!! (2011) - Mothra puppeteer [uncredited]
  • Kaijunited: Japanese Monsters and Us (2012) - Self [uncredited]
  • Godzilla vs. Gamera (2013) - Co-director / screenplay / editor / pyrotechnics / stop-motion / monster wrangling
  • Godzilla Battle Royale (2015) - Sprinting civilian [uncredited]
  • Gamera Forever (2015) - Editor / additional dialogue
  • Redman (Web 2016) - Redman / editor
  • Wikizilla (Web 2016-) - Editor [7 episodes] / writer [44 episodes] / narrator [3 episodes]
  • Monster Island Buddies (Web 2010-) - Move-It-Along Godzilla (voice) [episode 123]

Signature achievements

  • Transcribing complete credits for film pages
  • Writing numerous pages for actors and staff
  • Writing synopses for many obscure kaiju films (including some tragically exiled Asylum masterworks)
  • Banishment of non-Godzilla kaiju design pages
  • Replacement of the site chat with a Discord server
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for painstaking analysis of Godzilla's regenerative capabilities in Godzilla 2000: Millennium

Physical media collection

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I also have Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Godzilla vs. Mothra, and the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy taped off the Sci-Fi Channel.





English, non-fiction

  • Godzilla by Ian Thorne (1977)
  • Monsters Are Attacking Tokyo! The Incredible World of Japanese Fantasy Films by Stuart Galbraith IV (1998)
  • Japan's Favorite Mon-Star: The Unauthorized Biography of "The Big G" by Steve Ryfle (1998)
  • Reptilicus: The Screenplay edited by Kip Doto (1999)
  • Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of the Monsters by William Tsutsui (2004)
  • King Kong: The History of a Movie Icon from Fay Wray to Peter Jackson by Ray Morton (2005)
  • King Kong Cometh! edited by Paul A. Woods (2005)
  • Meet Godzilla by Robert Greenberger (2005)
  • Dinosaurs in Fantastic Fiction: A Thematic Survey by Allen A. Debus (2006)
  • In Godzilla's Footsteps: Japanese Pop Culture Icons on the Global Stage edited by William M. Tsutsui and Michiko Ito (2006)
  • Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters by August Ragone (2007)
  • Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men: The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda by Peter H. Brothers (2009)
  • Keep Watching the Skies! American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties by Bill Warren (2010, both volumes)
  • Pacific Rim: Men, Machines & Monsters by David S. Cohen (2013)
  • Godzilla: The Art of Destruction by Mark Cotta Vaz (2014)
  • The Art of Japanese Monsters by Sean Linkenback (2014)
  • The Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies Vol. 1: 1954-1982 by John LeMay (2016)
  • The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island by Simon Ward (2017)
  • The Big Book of Japanese Giant Monster Movies: The Lost Films by John LeMay (2017)
  • Giant Creatures in Our World: Essays on Kaiju and American Popular Culture edited by Camille D.G. Mustachio and Jason Barr (2017)
  • Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa by Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski (2017)
  • Japan's Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaiju Cinema by Sean Rhoads and Brooke McCorkle (2018)
  • Terror of the Lost Tokusatsu Films by John LeMay (2018)
  • Kaiju for Hipsters: 101 "Alternative" Giant Monster Movies by Kevin Derendorf (2018)


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