A children's fable set during the samurai period, Wrath of Daimajin doesn't tone itself down, sticking to formula while teaching a brutal lesson.
While following tightly the formula, Return of Daimajin finds a unique Christian angle that segues perfectly from the first film.
Daimajin's emotional strength, dread, and period setting create a distinctive monster from Japan's kaiju golden age.
Frail describes the script work adequately, nothing being done outside of a comfort zone.
Return of Daimajin is absolutely worth a watch, but chances are as a fan, you've been here before.
Daimajin's tale of a warring god infuriated with a sadistic ruler is as far from Daei's 1960s output as possible