Strange incidents occur when an American submarine has been destroyed by a mysterious force at sea off the shores of Guam. Only Admiral Tachibana was certain that behind the disaster was none other than the destructive King of the Monsters, Godzilla! 50 years after his attack on Tokyo in 1954, Godzilla has mysteriously returned to life to destroy Japan, and General Tachibana, whose parents died in the monster's destructive wake, was prepared for his return to protect Japan from yet another tragic disaster, but is dismissed by the overly confident Japanese government, who underestimate Godzilla's power. But to further prove Tachibana's claim, his daughter Yuri, who works for the TV news program "Digital Q," investigates strange phenomena in three separate areas in Japan (two of which involve the deaths of immoral youths), and meets a mysterious old man named Isayama, who proclaims that aside from his infamous nuclear origins, Godzilla is an accumulation of vengeful souls (of both ... Written by
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In the opening scene, Admiral Tachibana (Ryûdô Uzaki) lectures his troops on the incident from Godzilla (1954), and notes that "a monster similar to Godzilla ravaged New York at the end of the last century." This was a reference (and jab) to Godzilla (1998), the oft-disparaged Hollywood remake. Audiences in Japan both laughed and cheered at this scene. See more »
The unnatural way King Ghidorah's two outer heads attach to his body, and the way the move, clearly reveal there's an actor inside his suit, and that these two heads are actually arm puppets. In other films, the heads were moved by strings, producing a much less fake-looking effect. See more »
[Yuri tries to convince her boss on doing a story about the possible return of Godzilla]
You don't sound interested.
...Godzilla is passé.
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Godzilla is back and mean! I bought an imported copy from Hong Kong and I am glad to see Toho still up to their old tricks. I love this film and am glad that Toho included Baragon in the fight. Baragon hasn't been seen since 1968, and it was a real treat to see him battle Godzilla! Now, where's Titanosaurus?
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