Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again.
The Mosugoji suit is a favorite among fans. After the more comedic approach to Godzilla in King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Toho decided to return its big star back to his original, evil, marauding depiction for this film. The Mosugoji suit, designed by Teizô Toshimitsu, was very different in appearance than its predecessor, Kingoji. Godzilla had less reptilian features than the Kingoji suit. The Mosugoji suit was also less bulky. The snout was slightly shorter, and the yellow around the pupils was changed to white. The tail was also made longer, and the skin featured a slight greenish tinge.
News Photographer Junko 'Yoka' Nakanishi:
You should return the egg to its rightful owner.
Kumayama: You keep saying about the 'rightful owner.' Is the rightful owner's name written on that egg?
Reporter Jiro Nakamura: No, but it's pretty clear it's Mothra's egg.
Banzo Torahata - U.S.:Shiro Torahata: Hmmph. Are you saying you have power of attorney from...
When the Mothra Larva first arrive on the island to fight Godzilla, the wheels underneath them that are used to move the props forward are visible in a few shots.
Mothra is sometimes referred to as "the Thing" in the AIP dub.
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