A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can put luxury condos there. After a storm, a giant egg washes up on the beach nearby and is immediately put on public display. The developer's plans go awry when he disrupts Godzilla's rest and the monster goes stomping through Tokyo again. It's up to the elderly Mothra, and then to its two offspring, to save Tokyo from destruction. Written by
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Did You Know?
The Mosugoji suit is a favorite among fans. After the more comedic approach to Godzilla in King Kong vs. Godzilla
(1962), Toho decided to return its big star back to his original, evil, marauding depiction for this film. The Mosugoji suit, designed by Teizô Toshimitsu
, was very different in appearance than its predecessor, Kingoji. Godzilla had less reptilian features than the Kingoji suit. The Mosugoji suit was also less bulky. The snout was slightly shorter, and the yellow around the pupils was changed to white. The tail was also made longer, and the skin featured a slight greenish tinge. See more
On the Mothra island there is an animal skeleton in the background. The head bobs back and forth, revealing that the body is a matte painting and the head is a prop hanging from the ceiling. See more
Reporter Jiro Nakamura
"I'm not as afraid of Godzilla as I am of the editor... he's meaner."
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