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Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
"Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S." (original title)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  13 December 2003 (Japan)
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One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla, the two monsters along with Mothra face off in a conclusive battle royale.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noboru Kaneko ...
Yoshito Chûjô
Miho Yoshioka ...
Pilot Azusa Kisaragi
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Mechagodzilla Operator Kyôsuke Akiba
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Dr. Shin'ichi Chûjô (Linguist / Yoshito's father)
Akira Nakao ...
Premier Hayato Igarashi
Kôichi Ueda ...
General Dobashi
Kô Takasugi ...
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Chihiro Ohtsuka ...
Takeo Nakahara ...
JSDF Chief Hitoyanagi
Norman England ...
Sgt Woodyard
Naomasa Musaka ...
Gorô Kanno
Yumiko Shaku ...
Yûsuke Tomoi ...
Taigi Kobayashi
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Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, Godzilla is once again on the rampage, and Mechagodzilla is Japan's only defense. Written by Oliver Chu

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After the adult Mothra's death, the eyes of her offspring change from blue to red. Following the color change they become very active fighters against Godzilla. In the previous movie, when Mecha Godzilla went out of control, it's eyes turned red as well. See more »

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After the final credits, its is revealed that an unnamed lab is ready to create ANOTHER Godzilla clone. See more »

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Follows Godzilla 2000 (1999) See more »

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A Very Well-Made Godzilla Flick
20 February 2005 | by (Manassas, Va) – See all my reviews

First, a disappointment: Megumi Odaka, the young woman with the very large ears who communicates with Godzilla telepathically, is NOT in this one...My children and I have dubbed her "Mickey Mouse" and enjoy seeing her in the series...

This movie has the BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS of ANY Godzilla movie that I have seen. The planes look like planes; the tanks look like tanks; and, Godzilla looks so COOL! He has gone through another make-over and has been given a cobra-like neck to go with the newer, smaller head and the glowing spinal plates.

Who else has a new look? The women that Dennis Miller refers to as the Mothra Chicks. New outfits, bare midriffs, ugly shoes...more contemporary ideals of beauty. And, they sing just as well as the originals...

The effects are most spectacular with Mothra, although I hear that Mothra is not really a moth, but a stunt butterfly in a moth-suit. The look of the giant insect is most realistic and the effects of his near miss flybys can almost be felt by the viewer.

Mechagodzilla looks pretty neat as well.

I won't give much of the plot away. There is less screen time for the child actors, but the movie is perfectly fine for children. No discernible death, just a lot of good clean monster fun...


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