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Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
"Gojira X Mekagojira" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  14 December 2002 (Japan)
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After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked TÃ'kyÃ' 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 (Tokumitsu's daughter)
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 (2nd Lt. Hayama's Brother)
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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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Rated PG for sci-fi action and some language

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JPY 1,000,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In Dr. Yuhara's first scene, he is showcasing a mechanical Trilobite and then is asked to help construct Kiryu from the first Godzilla's bones not long after. In Godzilla (1954) a Trilobite was discovered in the first Godzilla's footprints. See more »

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

Quotes

Sara Yuhara: [after learning Godzilla is back] Why couldn't they bring my mother back... instead of a monster?
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Another Godzilla Movie!
4 September 2003 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This Godzilla movie has a better storyline than any of the other originals. The special effects used were excellent, however the Godzilla and MechaGodzilla (Kiryu) costumes were similar to the ones used in the early Godzilla movies.

The performance of Japanese Pop Idol Yumiko Shaku (Yuki from Shura Yukihime/The Princess Blade) was great, she really portrayed her character (Akane Yashino)'s emotions well.

The overall its a good movie to watch for fun!


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