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Thn’s Godzilla Countdown #17: Godzilla Vs. Biollante (1989)

On 16th May 2014, Toho’s greatest monster will return to the big screen in an American reboot. With just 13 weeks to go, we here at Thn are counting down the Godzilla back catalogue.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori

Starring: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Koji Takahashi, Toru Minegishi, Megumi Odaka, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Ryunosuke Kaneda

Plot: Godzilla cells left over from his previous attack are fused with plantlife in an attempt to creat a bacteria that will destroy Godzilla once and for all.

Godzilla had officially returned to the cinematic universe in 1984, but it took 5 years for a sequel to reach Japan (7 after the Us release). Not only that, but Toho producer Tomoyuki Tanaka had also called upon the creative input of fans, asking them to invent a new story and monster for Godzilla to face off against. This was quite a brave step, with the last attempt resulting in the arrival

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