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On 16th May 2014, Toho’s greatest monster will return to the big screen in an American reboot. With just 24 weeks to go, we here at Thn are counting down the Godzilla back catalogue.

Director: Ishiro Honda

Starring: Akira Takarada, Nick Adams, Jun Tazaki, Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Keiko Sawai, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Plot: After the discovery of a new planet, Planet X, two astronauts venture there and uncover a race of human-like individuals. However, their planet is terrorised by King Ghidorah and they ask if they can borrow Earth’s monsters, Godzilla and Rodan, in order to fight back.

Ghidorah, The Three-headed Monster proved that Godzilla’s name in the title wasn’t a prerequisite for success. Although he certainly hadn’t been demoted, it was clear that Toho was willing to share the limelight between all of their monsters. Coming in 1965, Invasion Of Astro-monster was a title that clearly acknowledged »

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