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Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)

Gojira: hoshi wo kû mono (original title)
Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

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Gen Urobuchi
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Credited cast:
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)
Daisuke Ono ... Eliott Leland (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)
Reina Ueda ... Maina (voice)
Ari Ozawa Ari Ozawa ... Miana (voice)
Kenichi Suzumura ... Akira Sakaki (voice)
Saori Hayami ... Haruka Sakaki (voice)
Kanehira Yamamoto Kanehira Yamamoto ... Takeshi J. Hamamoto (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robbie Daymond ... Adam Bindewald (voice)
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Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

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This Gold will burn even Despair See more »


Certificate:

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Following a series of Japanese interviews in late 2018 in which co-director Kôbun Shizuno admitted to not being a fan of the Godzilla franchise, a number of differing English translations and interpretations have spread within the Western Godzilla fanbase. This lead to the misconception that the director actively attacked the fans and wanted to avoid showing monster fight scenes in the films. These notions are all false. Shizuno recognized that this new interpretation of Godzilla and the anime films' storytelling might be controversial among some of the more "traditionalist" fans, but he never went after the fan base, and the decision to tone down the exaggerated monster fights came from the top brass at Toho Studios. It is true that he wanted to put a new spin on certain aspects of the franchise (like the way Godzilla fires his trademark "atomic breath", or the depiction of MechaGodzilla), however these changes were not implemented because he hated the series, but because Toho Studios wanted to be more experimental with the films to reach new audiences. One reason these misconceptions have spread is that the Japanese interviews had a jocular, tongue-in-cheek tone, and most English translations didn't pick up on this fact. See more »

Quotes

Metphies: However, unlike the soup, we have free will.
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Connections

Follows Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017) See more »

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Waste Of Time
9 January 2019 | by lionheart-64827See all my reviews

As a huge godzilla fan watching all 30 plus movies I have never been so mad and dissapointed in my life they ruined Ghidorah by changing his origin and not even making look anything like Ghidorah from the other movies so much useless talking and such little action and feels nothing like a godzilla movie godzilla 1998 is even better than this movie and that is saying something hopefully we never get another anime movie


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

9 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Godzilla: Eater of Stars See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,523,168
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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