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Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)

Mosura 2 - Kaitei no daikessen (original title)
Unrated | | Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 13 December 1997 (Japan)
Mothra's twin nymphs and children from the city find a lost city, as well as a giant monster that is attracted to environmental calamities.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Megumi Kobayashi ...
Moll
Sayaka Yamaguchi ...
Aki Hano ...
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Shiori Uranai / Little Girl
Masaki Otake ...
Kyohei Toguchi
Shimada Maganao ...
Yoji Miyagi
Atsushi Okuno ...
Mikio Kotani - Thin Fisherman
Hajime Okayama ...
Jun'ichi Nagase - Fat Fisherman
Maho Nonami ...
Princess Yuna
Mizuho Yoshida ...
Dagahra
Masahiro Noguchi ...
The Fisherman who pours Venom on
Kazushi Nemoto ...
Fisherman
Kentarô Sakai ...
Policeman in Ishigaki Island (as Kentaro Sakai)
Misako Konno ...
Toshiko Uranai / Shiori's Mother
Masahiro Sato ...
Tatsuzô Itoman - Funny Teacher
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Three kids join Mothra's priestesses on a journey to find the Lost Treasure of Nilai Kinai, an ancient lost "under-the-sea" civilization in hopes of preserving the Earth's declining environment. Pollution has unyielded the evil monster Dagahra, a monster seemingly too powerful for Mothra to vanquish. As a result, the environment's fate lies in the hands of the Lost Treasure. Written by Oliver Chu

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Mothra Takes to the Skies to Save the Planet!

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Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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JPY 1,000,000,000 (estimated)
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The last kaiju (monster) film Tomoyuki Tanaka would work on. This film was released a few months after his death. Tanaka created Godzilla and produced every Toho Co. Ltd. tokusatsu (special effects) movie between Gojira (1954) and this. See more »

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The Moth Takes To The Water?
1 June 2003 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

The first "Rebirth of Mothra" was truly an interesting movie but the second incarnation is weak. All three of the little fairies: Moll, Lora and the evil Belvera return which helps this movie. Mothra is no longer just a youngster from the first but a more mature Moth with new weapons to save the Earth. The best weapon was the ability to change into an underwater Moth. She was like a "slick" looking submarine as she was swimming. Another weapon was the ability to break into little Moths, with the "battle smarts" to battle the evil creature Dagarah internally. Talk about giving someone "heartburn." Dagarah sure had a pain in his stomach. He needed to learn that swallowing your enemy is not the "best policy." The weakest part of this film was a little doll like thing called the "Ghogo." It was supposed to contain much power but this was really hard to believe if you "judge a book" by its appearance. It was so child-like that this film seemed like a "kiddie-fair" whenever you watched this creature move around.


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