Toho's Showa Era ~ Godzilla Franchise History

Tom

An Old Friend
Shōwa Era (1954–1975)

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The initial series of movies is named for the Shōwa period in Japan (as all of these films were produced before the "Shōwa Emperor" Hirohito's death in 1989).
This Shōwa timeline spanned from 1954, with Godzilla, to 1975, with Terror of Mechagodzilla. Starting with Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Godzilla began evolving into a friendlier, more playful antihero (this transition was complete by Son of Godzilla, where Godzilla is depicted as a more virtuous character) and, as years went by, it evolved into an anthropomorphic superhero.
Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster was also significant for introducing Godzilla's archenemy and the main antagonist of the film series, King Ghidorah.

Son of Godzilla and All Monsters Attack were aimed at youthful audiences, featuring the appearance of Godzilla's son, Minilla.
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla was notable for introducing Godzilla's robot duplicate and the secondary antagonist of the film series, Mechagodzilla.
The Shōwa period loosely tied in to a number of Toho-produced films in which Godzilla himself did not appear and consequently saw the addition of many monsters into the Godzilla continuity, three of which (Rodan, Varan, and Mothra) originated in their own solo movies and another five (Anguirus, Manda, Baragon, Gorosaurus and Kumonga) appeared in their first films as either secondary antagonists or secondary kaiju.

Haruo Nakajima mainly portrayed Godzilla since 1954 until his retirement in 1972.
However, other stunt actors have portrayed the character in his absence, such as Katsumi Tezuka, Yū Sekida, Ryosaku Takasugi, Seiji Onaka, Shinji Takagi, Isao Zushi, and Toru Kawai.
Eiji Tsuburaya directed the special effects for the first six films of the series.
His protege Sadamasa Arikawa took over the effects work for the next three films (with Tsuburaya supervising), while Teruyoshi Nakano directed the special effects for the last six films of the series.
The Criterion Collection released the Shōwa era films as part of a Blu-ray box set in the United States and Canada on October 29, 2019.

##1954-1975 Showa Era##


*1 Godzilla: King Of The Monsters `1954 (1956) godzilla, r burr
*2 Godzilla Raids Again `1955 (1959) godzilla anguirus
*3 Godzilla VS King Kong `1962 (1963) godzilla, king kong, oodako
*4 Godzilla VS Mothera `1964 (1964) godzilla, mothra
*5 Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster `1964 (1964) godzilla, king ghidorah, mothra, rodan
*6 Godzilla VS Monster Zero `1965 (1970) godzilla, king ghidorah, rodan, xillians
*7 Godzilla VS Sea Monster `1966 (1968) godzilla, ebirah, red bamboo, giant condor
*8 Son of Godzilla `1967 (1969) godzilla, kamacuras, minya, spiga, weather scientists
*9 Destroy All Monsters `1968 (1969) godzilla, rodan, mothra, gorosaurus, baragon, manda, king ghidorah, minya, anguirus, spiga, kilaaks
*10 Godzilla's Revenge `1969 (1971) godzilla, kamacuras, ebriah, minya, gabara, spiga, bank robbers
*11 Godzilla VS Hedora `1971 (1972) godzilla, hedorah
*12 Godzilla VS Gigan `1972 (1977) godzilla, gigan, king ghidorah, anguirus, m-space hunter aliens, godzilla tower
*13 Godzilla VS Megalon `1973 (1976) godzilla, megalon, jet jaguar, gigan, anguirus, rodan, aleutians, seatopians
*14 Godzilla VS Mechagodzilla `1974 (1977) godzilla, mechagodzilla, king caesar, anguirus, black hole aliens
*15 Terror of Mechagodzilla `1975 (1978) godzilla, mechagodzilla 2, titanosaurus, simeons aliens
 

Tom

An Old Friend
Other Showa Period Toho Films

1950's

Invisible Man (1954)
Half Human (1955)
Rodan (1956)
The Mysterians (1957)
Varan (1958)
The H-Man (1958)
The Three Treasures (1959)
Battle in Outer Space (1959)

1960's

The Secret of the Telegian (1960)
The Human Vapor (1960)
Mothra (1961)
The Last War (1961)
Gorath (1962)
Atragon (1963)
Matango (1963)
Dogora (1964)
Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965)
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
King Kong Escapes (1967)
Latitude Zero (1969)

1970's

Space Amoeba (1970)
The Vampire Doll (1970)
Lake of Dracula (1971)
Submersion of Japan (1973)
Horror of the Wolf (1973)
Evil of Dracula (1974)
Prophecies of Nostradamus (1974)
ESPY (1974)
House (1977)
The Last Dinosaur (1977) - [produced by Tsuburaya Productions and Rankin/Bass Productions, distributed by Toho]
The War in Space (1977)
The Blue Stigma (1978)

1980's

Magnitude 7.9 (1980)
Bye-Bye Jupiter (1984)
Princess from the Moon (1987)

Gamera Series

The Showa Gamera series ran from 1965 to 1980, and consists of eight films. The final film in the Showa Gamera series, Gamera: Super Monster, was produced nine years after the previous film, Gamera vs. Zigra, due to Daiei going bankrupt. Super Monster's monster scenes consist almost entirely of stock footage from previous films, and its continuity with the rest of the Showa Gamera series is unclear.

Gamera (1965)
Gamera vs. Barugon (1966)
Gamera vs. Gyaos (1967)
Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Gamera vs. Jiger (1970)
Gamera vs. Zigra (1971)
Gamera: Super Monster (1980)

Other Daiei Films


In addition to the Gamera series, Daiei produced numerous other science-fiction and horror films during the Showa era.
1940's


The Invisible Man Appears (1949)

1950's

Warning from Space (1956)
The Invisible Man vs. The Human Fly (1957)

1960's

The Demon of Mount Oe (1960)
Kujira Gami (1962)
Daimajin (1966)
Return of Daimajin (1966)
Daimajin Strikes Again (1966)
Yokai Monsters: One Hundred Monsters (1968)
Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare (1968)
Yokai Monsters: Along with Ghosts (1969)

Tsuburaya films

Return of Ultraman (1971) [compilation film]
Return of Ultraman: Terror of the Tornado Monsters (1971) [compilation film]
Mirrorman (1972) [compilation film]
Return of Ultraman: Jiro Rides a Monster (1972) [compilation film]
Mirror Man: Dinosaur Aroza Reanimated (1972) [compilation film]
Daigoro vs. Goliath (1972) [co-produced with Toho]
The Last Dinosaur (1977) - [co-produced with Rankin/Bass Productions]

Shochiku films

The X from Outer Space (1967)
Goké, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)
Genocide (1968)

Nikkatsu films

Gappa (1968)



Monsters Introduced

Godzilla series

Godzilla
Anguirus
King Kong
Giant Octopus
Giant Lizard
Mothra
Mystery Bones of Infant Island
King Ghidorah
Rodan
Ebirah
Giant Condor
Minilla
Kamacuras
Kumonga
Baragon
Gorosaurus
Manda
Varan
Gabara
Maneater
Hedorah
Gigan
Jet Jaguar
Megalon
Mechagodzilla
King Caesar
Titanosaurus


Gamera series

Gamera
Barugon
Gyaos
Viras
Guiron
Jiger
Zigra

Other

Snowman
Rodan
Meganulon
Moguera
Varan
H-Man
Yamata no Orochi
Mothra
Vampire Plant
Maguma
Kujira Gami
Matango
Manda
Dogora
Frankenstein
Baragon
Gaira
Sanda
Daimajin
Giant Sea Serpent
Mechani-Kong
Gorosaurus
Gappa
Guilala
Giant Rats
Bat Men
Griffon
Kamoebas
Ganimes
Gezora
Daigoro's mother
Daigoro
Goliath
Tyrannosaurus rex
Triceratops
Pteranodon
Space Beastman
Dragon


Trivia

This is the longest of the current four generations, lasting over 40 years.

Politically, The Return of Godzilla is a Showa film, as it was the last film to be made in the Showa era of Japan, with the Heisei era beginning on the 8th of January, 1989.

Despite the fact that the Showa era of the Godzilla franchise concluded in 1975, several unmade films that were to be released during the latter years of the 1970s indicate that this hiatus may have been unintended, with each successive cancellation further increasing the length of the hiatus.

This era features the majority of appearances for several monsters. Rodan, for example, appears in four films (or around 10, including stock footage appearances) in the Showa era, whereas in the Heisei era and Millennium series, he only has one appearance in each.

With the exception of Mechagodzilla, none of the monsters and mechas introduced in the Godzilla series after Invasion of Astro-Monster made any appearances in the Heisei series. Ebirah, Minilla, Kamacuras, Kumonga, Hedorah, Gigan and King Caesar were all reintroduced in the final film of the Millennium series, Godzilla: Final Wars, and Jet Jaguar was reintroduced in the anime Godzilla Singular Point, which is part of the Reiwa series. This leaves Megalon, Gabara and Titanosaurus as the only characters to have not appeared in a film since their debut, with the exception of cameos, stock footage, and appearances in other media.

Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah, Mechagodzilla, and Rodan are the only Toho monsters that have appeared, mentioned, or alluded to in all four Toho-established Godzilla film series in some form or another, leading to the use of the term "Big Five" in relation to the monsters.

All five monsters are also featured in the American-produced MonsterVerse.

Despite his popularity, Anguirus did not make any appearances in the Heisei series, although he appears in concept art for the unmade films Godzilla vs. Ghost Godzilla and Godzilla vs. Barubaroi.
 

Tom

An Old Friend
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Godzilla Showa Classics – Volume 1 Movie Collection Boxed Set.

The Original Monster of Mass Destruction…

Godzilla, the King of monsters. What started out as a tale warning of the dangers of nuclear war became a 28-movie global phenomenon that has been everywhere from Marvel comics, to an American cartoon series, all the way to the 1998 Hollywood movie. He also brought us the coolest monsters ever: the fearsome three-headed King Ghidorah, the giant chicken-headed Gigan and the psychedelic pipe-toking Hedorah, amongst many others.

Features the following films:
Godzilla: 50th Anniversary Edition
Mothra vs Godzilla
Godzilla: Invasion of the Astro-monster
Godzilla vs Ebirah
Son of Godzilla
Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters

Special Features:

Original trailers
Stills gallery

Release date Australia
November 12th, 2009
Number of Discs
6
Length (Minutes)
620
Language
Japanese, English
Subtitles
English
Supported Audio

Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
Dolby Digital Surround 5.1

Brand

Godzilla

Studio
Madman
Series
Godzilla
Boxed Set
Yes
Country of Production

Japan

Genres

Action
Adventure

Movie Format

DVD

DVD Region

Region 4

Edition

Box Set

Box Dimensions (mm)
136x190x27
UPC
9322225078321
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
3641268

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Godzilla Showa Classics – Volume 2 Box Set

Godzilla Showa Classics – Volume 2 6 Disc Movie Collection DVD Boxed Set.

The Original Monster of Mass Destruction…

Godzilla, the King of monsters. What started out as a tale warning of the dangers of nuclear war became a 28-movie global phenomenon that has been everywhere from Marvel comics, to an American cartoon series, all the way to the 1998 Hollywood movie. He also brought us the coolest monsters ever: the fearsome three-headed King Ghidorah, the giant chicken-headed Gigan and the psychedelic pipe-toking Hedorah, amongst many others.

Features the following films:

Godzilla: All Monsters Attack
Godzilla vs Hedorah
Godzilla vs Gigan
Godzilla vs Megalon
Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla
Terror of Mechagodzilla

Release date Australia
November 12th, 2009
Number of Discs
6
Length (Minutes)
488
Language
Japanese, English
Subtitles
English
Supported Audio

Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
Dolby Digital Surround 5.1

Brand

Godzilla

Studio
Madman
Series
Godzilla
Boxed Set
Yes
Country of Production

Japan

Genres

Action
Adventure

Movie Format

DVD

DVD Region

Region 4

Edition

Box Set

Original Release Year
2009
Box Dimensions (mm)
135x190x30
UPC
9322225078338
Product ID
3641269

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The Criterion Collection
Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954–1975
Box Set

In 1954, an enormous beast clawed its way out of the sea, destroying everything in its path—and changing movies forever. The arresting original Godzilla soon gave rise to an entire monster-movie genre (kaiju eiga), but the King of the Monsters continued to reign supreme: in fourteen fiercely entertaining sequels over the next two decades, Godzilla defended its throne against a host of other formidable creatures, transforming from a terrifying symbol of nuclear annihilation into a benevolent (if still belligerent) Earth protector. Collected here for the first time are all fifteen Godzilla films of Japan’s Showa era, in a landmark set showcasing the technical wizardry, fantastical storytelling, and indomitable international appeal that established the most iconic giant monster the cinema has ever seen.
Films In This Set

Godzilla

1954

Godzilla (a.k.a. Gojira) is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama, made in Japan at a time when the country was reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing in the Pacific. Its rampaging radioactive beast, the poignant embodiment of an entire population’s fears, became a beloved international icon of destruction, spawning almost thirty sequels. A thrilling, tactile spectacle that continues to be a cult phenomenon, the original, 1954 Japanese version is presented here, along with Godzilla, King of the Monsters, the 1956 "Americanized" version.
Godzilla Raids Again

Godzilla Raids Again

1955

Toho Studios followed the enormous success of the original Godzilla with this sequel, efficiently directed by Motoyoshi Oda as a straight-ahead monsters-on-the-loose drama. An underrated standout among the Showa Godzilla films, Godzilla Raids Again introduces the monster-versus-monster format that would dominate the remainder of the series, pitting Godzilla against the ferocious, spiny Anguirus as the kaiju wreak havoc in the streets of Osaka in a series of elaborate set pieces that succeed in upping the ante for destruction.

New cover illustration by Katsuya Terada

King Kong vs. Godzilla

1963

After his first two cinematic rampages, Godzilla was revived as an adversary for the Hollywood import King Kong. When Kong is discovered on a remote island by a publicity-hungry pharmaceutical company, the giant ape is set on a collision course with Godzilla, and Japan braces for a double dose of devastation. Both the Japanese-release version and the U.S.-release cut were rousing hits, cementing Godzilla’s status as a series-worthy star.

New cover illustration by Arthur Adams

Mothra vs. Godzilla

1964

Godzilla faces off against the benevolent insect monster-god Mothra in this clash of the titans, a crossover battle between two of Toho Studios’ most popular monsters—the last in which Godzilla would figure as a malevolent villain rather than a fearsome hero. Mothra vs. Godzilla marks a creative high point in the Godzilla series, with pointed social commentary from director Ishiro Honda, a masterful score by Akira Ifukube, and astonishing special-effects work by Eiji Tsuburaya.

New cover illustration by Angela Rizza

Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

1964

After laying waste to an alien civilization on Venus, the three-headed, lightning-emitting space monster Ghidorah brings its insatiable thirst for destruction to Earth, where fierce foes Godzilla, Rodan, and Mothra must join forces in order to deal with the unprecedented threat. An electrifying screen debut for Godzilla’s archenemy Ghidorah, this film also marks a turning point for the series, as the first time the King of the Monsters acts to protect the planet.

New cover illustration by Monarobot

Invasion of Astro-Monster

1965

Aliens from Planet X make an irresistible offer to the people of Earth: let them borrow Godzilla and Rodan to help defeat King Ghidorah, and in return they will provide a cure for all known human disease. But the aliens’ duplicity is soon revealed, as they deploy all three monsters in their quest to conquer Earth. This retro romp, featuring American star Nick Adams, stands as a high point in the Showa Godzilla series.

New cover illustration by Benjamin Marra

Ebirah, Horror of the Deep

1966

The first Godzilla film directed by Jun Fukuda, who would go on to direct four more, is fast-paced and light in tone, and builds to a riveting race-against-time finale. On a secluded island in the South Seas, a group of castaways stumble upon a paramilitary organization whose nefarious nuclear activities threaten the world at large—and set the stage for kaiju clashes involving Godzilla, Mothra, and the giant crustacean Ebirah.

New cover illustration by Simon Gane

Son of Godzilla

1967

In director Jun Fukuda’s second Godzilla outing, secret weather-control experiments create a radioactive storm and Godzilla must rescue monster hatchling Minilla from the giant mutant insects that result. Featuring a buoyant score by Masaru Sato and impressive wirework by special-effects director Sadamasa Arikawa, Son of Godzilla is lively, comic, and timely in its addressing of contemporary anxiety about worldwide food shortages.

New cover illustration by Robert Goodin

Destroy All Monsters

1968

The original Godzilla team of director Ishiro Honda, special-effects supervisor Eiji Tsuburaya, and composer Akira Ifukube reunited for this kaiju extravaganza, which features no fewer than eleven monsters. Set in the remote future of 1999, when the people of Earth have achieved world peace by confining destructive creatures to Monsterland (until an alien race intervenes), Destroy All Monsters mounts a thrilling display of innovative action sequences and memorable images that have made it a favorite for generations of viewers.

New cover illustration by Sophie Campbell

All Monsters Attack

1969

Director Ishiro Honda returned again for the first Godzilla movie expressly for children. Economizing by reusing effects shots from other films in the series, All Monsters Attack tells the story of Ichiro, a lonely latchkey kid who finds solace in his dreams of befriending Minilla, the titular progeny of Son of Godzilla, whose parent is also often absent. In this thoughtful, human-scale story, boy and monster learn together what it means to grow up.

New cover illustration by Jorge Coelho

Godzilla vs. Hedorah

1971

Intended to address the crisis levels of pollution in postwar Japan, Godzilla vs. Hedorah finds the King of the Monsters fighting an alien life form that arrives on Earth and steadily grows by feeding on industrial waste. Director Yoshimitsu Banno infuses the film with equal parts ecological horror, humorous monster antics, and sixties psychedelia straight out of San Francisco, making for a truly unique—and divisive—entry in the series.

New cover illustration by Geof Darrow

Godzilla vs. Gigan

1972

An alien invasion prompts a tag-team battle between Godzilla and Anguirus, the planet protectors, and King Ghidorah and the new monster Gigan, a cyborg with scythe-like claws, an abdominal buzz saw, winglike back fins, and pincerlike mandibles. In this action-packed film, which veers from the sublime to the ridiculous, the cockroachlike aliens—disguised as humans—use Gigan and King Ghidorah as weapons of conquest in their plot to take over a contaminated Earth.

New cover illustration by Becky Cloonan

Godzilla vs. Megalon

1973

Nuclear testing unleashes mayhem on the undersea kingdom of Seatopia, causing a series of environmental disasters that nearly wipes out Rokuro, the schoolboy protagonist at the center of this film. To exact revenge, Seatopia unleashes Megalon, a gigantic beetle with the ability to fire ray beams and napalm bombs. Meanwhile, Rokuro’s brother creates Jet Jaguar, a flying robot with a built-in moral compass. The inevitable matchup of Godzilla and Jet Jaguar versus Megalon and Gigan decides the world’s fate.

New cover illustration by Ronald Wimberly

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

1974

Godzilla’s evil twin Mechagodzilla first reared its head in this Jun Fukuda–directed film. A robot designed by aliens to conquer Earth, the enduringly popular villain has since been resurrected by Toho Studios several times. With the help of earnest direction, spectacular pyrotechnics, and guest appearances by veteran genre actors, this film recaptures the feel of the sixties Godzilla movies.

New cover illustration by Takashi Okazaki

Terror of Mechagodzilla

1975

In Godzilla’s last gasp of the Showa era, aliens retrieve Mechagodzilla’s remains and rebuild it with the aid of an unhinged biologist (a scenery-chewing Akihiko Hirata), in hopes of defeating Godzilla for possession of planet Earth. This film marked the return of director Ishiro Honda, who had retired years earlier, disheartened by the increasingly kid-friendly approach of the series. For this final entry, Honda steers the King of the Monsters back into grim territory, interweaving an alien-invasion plot with a tale of tragic romance.

New cover illustration by Chris Wisnia


Eight-Blu-ray Special Edition Collector’s Set Features

High-definition digital transfers of all fifteen Godzilla films made between 1954 and 1975,
released together for the first time, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks

High-definition digital transfers of Godzilla, King of the Monsters, the 1956 U.S.-release version of Godzilla;
and the 1962 Japanese-release version of King Kong vs. Godzilla, presented with its original 4.0 surround soundtrack.

Audio commentaries from 2011 on Godzilla and Godzilla, King of the Monsters featuring film historian David Kalat

International English-language dub tracks for
Invasion of Astro-Monster, Son of Godzilla, Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla vs. Megalon, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
and Terror of Mechagodzilla

Directors Guild of Japan interview with director Ishiro Honda, conducted by director Yoshimitsu Banno in 1990
Featurette detailing Godzilla’s photographic effects

Toho Unused Special Effects Complete Collection, a 1986 documentary featuring archival making-of footage; scenes deleted from films including Destroy All Monsters, King Kong vs. Godzilla, and Mothra vs. Godzilla; and interviews with Honda, producer Tomoyuki Tanaka, special-effects director Teruyoshi Nakano, and others

New interview with filmmaker Alex Cox about his admiration for the Showa-era Godzilla films
New and archival interviews with cast and crew members,
including actors Bin Furuya, Tsugutoshi Komada, Haruo Nakajima, and Akira Takarada;
composer Akira Ifukube; and effects technicians Yoshio Irie and Eizo Kaimai

Interview with critic Tadao Sato from 2011

Illustrated audio essay from 2011 about the real-life tragedy that inspired Godzilla

New English subtitle translations

Trailers

PLUS:
A lavishly illustrated deluxe hardcover book featuring an essay by cinema historian Steve Ryfle, notes on the films by cinema historian Ed Godziszewski
and new illustrations by Arthur Adams, Sophie Campbell, Becky Cloonan, Jorge Coelho, Geof Darrow, Simon Gane,
Robert Goodin, Benjamin Marra, Monarobot, Takashi Okazaki, Angela Rizza, Yuko Shimizu,
Bill Sienkiewicz, Katsuya Terada, Ronald Wimberly and Chris Wisnia​
 

Tom

An Old Friend

GODZILLA: The Showa Era Retrospective - A Nation's Fears, A Nation's Hero​

ALL Monsters In Godzilla HISTORY (SHOWA)​

Godzilla Explained The Time Line Of The Showa Godzilla Films​

10 Reasons to Watch the Godzilla Showa Era Movies!​

Godzilla: Showa Era Themes​

 

Tom

An Old Friend
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Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954-1975 (The Criterion Collection)​

Kong Killed Godzilla?!? Unmade Showa Sequel Draft Explained, Continuation, King Kong VS Godzilla​


GODZILLA: THE SHOWA ERA - Corrupt Nostalgia​


Godzilla Misconceptions

wikizilla.org/wiki/Godzilla_misconceptions

The Best of Godzilla, Vol. 1: 1954-1975 FULL SOUNDTRACK [HD/HQ]​


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Crash Course Godzilla 1954 [ゴジラ]​

Mothra Vs Godzilla Is A Beautiful Movie​

Who Won In KING KONG VS GODZILLA?​


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Tom

An Old Friend
My Personal Godzilla Collection is as follows:

##1954-1975 Showa Era##

*1 Godzilla: King Of The Monsters `1954 (1956) godzilla, r burr
*2 Godzilla Raids Again `1955 (1959) godzilla anguirus
*3 Godzilla VS King Kong `1962 (1963) godzilla, king kong, oodako
*4 Godzilla VS Mothra `1964 (1964) godzilla, mothra
*5 Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster `1964 (1964) godzilla, king ghidorah, mothra, rodan
*6 Godzilla VS Monster Zero `1965 (1970) godzilla, king ghidorah, rodan, xillians
*7 Godzilla VS Sea Monster `1966 (1968) godzilla, ebirah, red bamboo, giant condor
*8 Son of Godzilla `1967 (1969) godzilla, kamacuras, minya, spiga, weather scientists
*9 Destroy All Monsters `1968 (1969) godzilla, rodan, mothra, gorosaurus, baragon, manda, king ghidorah, minya, anguirus, spiga, kilaaks
*10 Godzilla's Revenge `1969 (1971) godzilla, kamacuras, ebriah, minya, gabara, spiga, bank robbers
*11 Godzilla VS Hedora `1971 (1972) godzilla, hedorah
*12 Godzilla VS Gigan `1972 (1977) godzilla, gigan, king ghidorah, anguirus, m-space hunter aliens, godzilla tower
*13 Godzilla VS Megalon `1973 (1976) godzilla, megalon, jet jaguar, gigan, anguirus, rodan, aleutians, seatopians
*14 Godzilla VS Mechagodzilla `1974 (1977) godzilla, mechagodzilla, king caesar, anguirus, black hole aliens
*15 Terror of Mechagodzilla `1975 (1978) godzilla, mechagodzilla 2, titanosaurus, simeons aliens

##1984-1995 Heisei Era##

*16 Godzilla '1984 (1985) godzilla, r burr, super x, shockirus
*16.1 - The Return Of Godzilla aka Godzilla '1984 (1985) - reconstructed revision extndversn
*17 Godzilla VS Biollante `1989 (1992) godzilla, biollante, jsdf, biomajor agents
*18 Godzilla VS King Ghidorah `1991 (1998) godzilla, king ghidorah, mechaking ghidorah, dorats, godzillasaurus, futurians
*19 Godzilla VS Mothera aka Battle For Earth `1992 (1998) godzilla, cosmos, mothra, batra
*20 Godzilla VS Mechagodzilla 2 `1993 (1998) godzilla, mechagodzilla, super mechagodzilla, rodan, fire rodan, baby godzilla, garuda, g-force, jsdf
*21 Godzilla vs Space Godzilla `1994 (1999) godzilla, space godzilla, moguera, fairy mothra, cosmos, little godzilla, jsdf
*22 Godzilla VS Destroyah `1995 (1999) Fire Godzilla, Godzilla Jr, destroyah, ungcc, jdsf, super x3, destoroyahs

##1999-2004 Millennium Era##

*23 Godzilla 2000: Millenium `1999 (2000) godzilla, orga, gpn, cci, jsdf, organizer g-1,
*24 Godzilla VS Megaguirus `2000 (2000) godzilla, g-graspers, jsdf, dimension tide, prehistoric dragonfly, meganulon, meganula, megaguirus
*25 Godzilla: GMK `2001 (2003) godzilla, mothra, king ghidorah, baragon, jsdf, guardian monsters
*26 Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla `2002 (2004) godzilla, kiryu, jsdf, absolute zero cannon,
*27 Godzilla: Tokyo SOS `2003 (2004) godzilla, mothra, mechagodzilla, kamoebas, tri-master, cosmos, twin mothra larva, kaiju dna cannisters, jxsdf
*28 Godzilla: Final Wars `2004 (2005) godzilla, monster x, keizer ghidorah, gino, mothra, rodan, gigan, king caesar, anguirus, minya, kumonga, kamacuras, manda, hedorah, ebriah, gotengo, mutants, edf, xiliens, gorath, x, m-base, keizers

##2016-20?? Reiwa Era##

*31 Shin Godzilla: Resurgence `2016 (2017) ~ bluray godzilla first form, godzilla second form - kamata-kun, godzilla third form - shinagawa-kun, godzilla fourth form - kamakura-san, godzilla fifth form, jdsf
*Godzilla Monster Planet Part 1: Planet of Monsters `2016 (2017) ~ animated
*Godzilla Monster Planet Part 2: City on the Edge of Battle `2017 (2018) ~ animated
*Godzilla Monster Planet Part 3: The Planet Eater (2018) ~ animated

##American Films Era##

*29 Godzilla: Gino Rises (1998) m broderick j reno m pitillo
*30 Godzilla (2014) ~ bluray [Legendary Monsterverse 1]
*32 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) [Legendary Monsterverse 3]
*33 Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) a skarsgard mb brown r hall 8.4 [Legendary Monsterverse 4]

##Godzilla Files##

*Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969) ~ animated short
*Frankenstein Conquers The World (1965) ~ no dub or subs
*Godzilla and Other Movie Monsters Documentary (1998) ~ docu
*Godzilla: Sky Movies Special (2014) ~ docu
*Godzilla: Operation - Lucky Dragon
*Godzilla 2014: Operative Monarch from M.U.T.O. Sends Universe-G Declassified Asset #4
*Godzilla: Deleted Scene 'Eye'
*Godzilla: Official Extended Trailer (2014) Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen
*Godzilla: Unused Trailer Scenes
*Godzilla vs. Biollante: Deleted scenes
*Godzilla vs. Biollante: Alternate Ending
*Godzilla vs. Biollante: Deleted Scene No.5
*Godzilla vs. Destroyah: Deleted Scene No. 1
*Godzilla vs. Destroyah: Deleted Scene No. 2
*Mothra vs. Godzilla 1964: Deleted Scenes
*Return Of Godzilla (1984 - Dubbed International Version)
*Toho: Unused Effects (1986) Godzilla VS Manda ~ shortfilm
*Gojira (1954) ~ subs
*Shin Godzilla: Resurgence (2016) ~ subs
*Atragon (1963) manda
*Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla 2 (1993) ~ subs
*Mothra (1961)
*Rodan (1956)

Rebirth of Mothra Set
*Rebirth of Mothra 1 (1996) m kobayashi s yamaguchi a hano 5.0 mothra / death ghidora
*Rebirth of Mothra 2 (1997) m kobayashi s yamaguchi a hano 5.0 mothra / dagahra
*Rebirth of Mothra 3 (1998) ~ bluray m kobayashi m tate a hano 5.5 mothra / king ghidora

King Kong Set
*King Kong (1933) f wray r armstrong b cabot 8.0
*King Kong (1976) j bridges c grodin j lange 6.0
*King Kong Lives (1986) b kerwin l hamilton p elliot 4.0
*King Kong (2005) ~ extended bluray n watts j black a brody 8.0
*M2 Kong: Skull Island (2017) ~ bluray t hiddleson sl jackson b larson 7.5 [Legendary Monsterverse 2]
*Kong: Skull Island - Sky Special (2017) documentary
*King Kong Escapes (1967) ~ dub r reason m hama l miller 5.0
*King Kong Escapes (1967) ~ subs r reason m hama l miller 4.8
*King Of The Lost World (2005) b boxleitner j denton r giles 2.5 syfy
*Queen Kong (1976) r askwith r lenska v leon 3.0
 
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