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
Molly Malloy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Did You Know?
In the U.S. release of the film Mothra's official name is never used. Instead she is simply called "The Thing" in both the moies title and all dubbed english dialogue with the exception of the song sung by the twin fairies to summon and communicate with the monster. 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
News Reporter Ichiro Sakai
Yoka, get your things together.
News Photographer Junko 'Yoka' Nakanishi
I've been trying to get a shot of the area, but the land is moving. Look, over there.
[the earth moves, and out emerges a monster
Ah! Oh! Godzilla!
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