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Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)

Gojira X Mekagojira (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 14 December 2002 (Japan)
After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked TÃf'kyÃf' in 1954 to stop the beast.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yumiko Shaku ...
Shin Takuma ...
Tokumitsu Yuhara
Kana Onodera ...
Sara Yuhara
Kô Takasugi ...
Yûsuke Tomoi ...
Jun'ichi Mizuno ...
JSDF 1st Lieutenant Sekine
Akira Nakao ...
2003 Prime Minister Hayato Igarashi
Kumi Mizuno ...
1999 Prime Minister Machiko Tsuge
Takeo Nakahara ...
JSDF Chief Hitoyanagi
Yoshikazu Kanou ...
Hishinuma
Kôichi Ueda ...
General Dobashi
Akira Shirai ...
Shinji Akamatsu
Midori Hagio ...
Kaoru Yamada
Naomasa Musaka ...
Gorou Kanno
Shinji Morisue ...
JSDF 1st Lieutenant Hayama
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Storyline

To protect Japan from yet another monster attack, this time from a new and malevolent member of the Godzilla (Gojira) species, the Japanese government creates a human-piloted cyborg, codenamed Kiriyu, using the skeleton of the original Godzilla (Gojira) that attacked Japan in 1954. Written by John Cassidy <ryuuseipro@attbi.com>

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Kudakechiru made tatakae! (Fight till it's smashed up!) See more »


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Rated PG for sci-fi action and some language

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14 December 2002 (Japan)  »

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JPY 1,000,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Takehiro Murata: Man picking up cans. Murata has had roles in numerous Godzilla films, including the lead role in Godzilla 2000 (1999) ("Godzilla 2000"). See more »

Goofs

In the blackout, all the lights go out, even the cars. See more »


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Follows Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) See more »

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Masaaki Tezuka has improved himself!
29 March 2004 | by (Norfolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Godzila X Mechagodzilla is COOL! I didn't like Godzilla X Megaguirus a lot, but I believe Masaaki Tezuka has improved his G-Flicks in every way. The story is much better and the characters have more depth. mechagodzilla and Godzilla look a lot cooler than before. There's a lot more of a rivalry between the monsters than in GXM. Sometimes the CGI effects look absolutely fake but they have their moments(Godzilla opening his eye and such). Michiru Oshima's score is great, and she uses more themes than in GXM. I have seen the movie in Japanese and English and both jobs are well done. This actually makes me look forward to Masaaki Tezuka's other Godzilla movie to come to America, Godzilla X Mothra X Mechagodzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.


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