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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)

Godzilla: Monster Planet (original title)
TV-14 | | Animation, Sci-Fi | 17 January 2018 (USA)
Years into the future and the human race has been defeated several times by the new ruling force of the planet: "kaijus". And the ruler of that force is Godzilla, The King of the Monsters. ... See full summary »

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Gen Urobuchi (original story), Gen Urobuchi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mamoru Miyano ... Haruo Sakaki (voice)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Metphies (voice)
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ... Yuko Tani (voice)
Tomokazu Sugita ... Martin Lazzari (voice)
Yûki Kaji ... Adam Bindewald (voice)
Jun'ichi Suwabe Jun'ichi Suwabe ... Mulu-Elu Galu-Gu (voice)
Daisuke Ono ... Eliott Leland (voice)
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ... Rilu-Elu Belu-be (voice)
Ken'yû Horiuchi Ken'yû Horiuchi ... Unberto Mori (voice)
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ... Halu-Elu Dolu-do (voice)
Kazuhiro Yamaji Kazuhiro Yamaji ... Endurph (voice)
Kanehira Yamamoto Kanehira Yamamoto ... Takeshi J. Hamamoto (voice)
Shinya Takahashi Shinya Takahashi ... Jack O'Sullivan (voice)
Tomisaburô Horikoshi Tomisaburô Horikoshi ... Daichi Tani (voice)
Junichi Yanagita Junichi Yanagita ... Marco Ghione (voice)
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Storyline

Years into the future and the human race has been defeated several times by the new ruling force of the planet: "kaijus". And the ruler of that force is Godzilla, The King of the Monsters. Humanity is in such defeat, plans to leave the planet have been made, and several people have been chosen to look at a new planet to see if it is inhabitable. Realizing it's not, though, the human race resorts to plan B: to defeat Godzilla and take back their planet.

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Taglines:

Who will be ruined, Human or Godzilla.

Genres:

Animation | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

JPY 103,394,314 (Japan), 19 November 2017
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Including American adaptations, this is the 32nd Godzilla film. See more »

Quotes

Metphies: Godzilla is not invincible. It's humanity's fault for giving up on the fight.
Mulu-Elu Galu-Gu: That's what Harou thinks. He analyzed that old data because of you Exif's Gematron calculation. It was impossible for Earthlings at the time.
Metphies: Are you saying that, if the weak-point analysis has been made in time, that humanity still wouldn't have been victorious?
Mulu-Elu Galu-Gu: And if they did defeat Godzilla, then it was only a matter of time until Exif's cult took over Earth.
Metphies: Even if Bilusaludo's Mecha-Godzilla had defeated ...
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Gojira: kessen kidô zôshoku toshi (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

White Out
(Anime Film "Godzilla: Kaijuu Wakusei" Theme Song)
Composer Masayuki Nakano (Boom Boom Satellites)
Arranger Masayuki Nakano (Boom Boom Satellites)
Performed by XAI
Lyrics by Sachiko Aoyama (Negoto)
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Good Enough For Godzilla Fans - Might Be Bad For Others
20 January 2018 | by neener3707See all my reviews

Beautiful animation and epic, well directed, action sequences combined with terrible writing and unbelievably thick exposition, creates an interesting futuristic take on the Godzilla story. I'll skip a story synopsis since IMDb has the plot up already. Being a big fan of Godzilla, I did enjoy most of the film, I loved the animation style, the environments are beautiful and the model for Godzilla is similar to newer films and still bad ass. The fiery action sequence were engaging and intense, though there wasn't as much as I would have hoped. With those good aspects in mind, lets talk about the bad, and some of it was REALLY bad.

The writing in this film is very bad, much like many Godzilla stories, but this one was bad for a different reason, exposition.... LOTS of exposition. Exposition is necessary for films but in this film, nearly ALL dialogue is explaining things. Many times 20 seconds into the explanation, I understood the idea/plan and found myself wanting them to shut up after 15 minutes of exposition, and move on. When planning attacks, I again understood the plan in 20 seconds in and waited several more agonizing minutes while waiting for the admittedly great action sequences. This film is filled to the brim with painful exposition related dialog that almost made me fast-forward through it.

All in all a cool first film with upcoming parts, most Godzilla fans will enjoy the effort here, while non-fans might not like it.


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