Includes examples of:
- Awesome, but Impractical: The attempt to create (In-Universe) Real Life Kaiju.
- Fictional Media: Most (but not all) of the films referenced in the book.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: Okay, some were.
- People in Rubber Suits: Thorley's job is to be one of these.
- Whole Episode Flashback: 90% of the book is flashback or comments on the events in those flashbacks.
- Weird Historical War: Once again, an attempt by the United States to create Real Life (In-Universe) Kaiju.