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Godzilla: Kaijuu Wakusei


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Japanese: GODZILLA -怪獣惑星-

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 17, 2017
Producers: TOHO animation
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Polygon Pictures
Source: Other
Duration: 1 hr. 29 min.
Rating: None

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Score: 7.111 (scored by 988 users)
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Ranked: #31442
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Popularity: #3010
Members: 15,464
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Synopsis

The last summer of the 20th Century. That day, the human beings learn that they are not the only ruler of the planet Earth.
The appearance of the giant living creatures “Kaiju's” and the ultimate existence that destroys all monsters: Godzilla. Through the battle against kaiju's that lasted for half a century, human beings has experienced continuous defeat, and finally plans to escape from the Earth. And in 2048, only those who were selected by the A.I. managed under the central government boarded the inter-sidereal emigrant spaceship “Aratrum” to head for “Tau Cetus e”, the planet beyond the distance of 11.9 light-year. However, the environmental condition differences between that of the Earth and Tau e, which they finally arrived after 20 years were far beyond the predicted numbers, and was not an environment considered to be habitable by human beings.

The young man on the emigrant ship: Haruo, who saw his parents killed by Godzilla in front of his eyes when he was 4 years old, had only one thing in his mind for 20 years: to return to the Earth and defeat Godzilla. Shut out from the possibility of emigration, as the living environment in the ship deteriorates, the group of “Earth Returnists” led by Haruo became the majority, and determines to head back to Earth through a dangerous long-distance hyperspace navigation. However, the Earth they have returned has already passed the time of 20,000 years, and has become an unknown world with the ecosystem reigned by Godzilla.

At the end, will human beings win back the Earth? And what will Haruo see beyond his fate?

(Source: Official site)

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Motoyama, Satoshi
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Urobuchi, Gen
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More reviewsReviews

Jan 18, 2018
T3hSource (All reviews)
I wish I could enjoy this movie in its entirety, but alas, that's only the last 30 minutes of it. For all it's elaborate setup, it's still a simple, cheesy kaiju movie. Have the monster appear out of nowhere, cause carnage and destruction, work out a solution, proceed to the cheesy action. It's a shame such a simple sequence of events had to be made convoluted mostly because the screenplay had to fill the alloted 1:30h hour mark for a full on movie to be released in theaters.

The story is the worst of this show. Gen Urobuchi could never make exposition dumps natural or compelling read more
Jan 17, 2018
Navster360 (All reviews)
Overall, this movie was great, though it could have went deeper into the backstory of the main character, other than "i hate all the titans, i will kill them" type of attitude.
My enjoyment of the film was pretty fulfilled, i waited and received what i expected, nothing too fabulous, but at the same time it wasn`t unsatisfying to watch.

so as i would say, this movie gets a clean 7.5, though out if 10, even though i
marked it a seven

Art: the few Godzilla scenes there blew me way, though it was mainly because of the feeling of size coming off of him read more
Jan 17, 2018
Sliusarek (All reviews)
After both critical and commercial success of Shin Godzilla, the bar of expectations for the new Godzilla installment was raised so high, it seemed impossible to make a new live-action film that could compete with Hideaki Anno's masterpiece. Well, Toho found the perfect way out and called the banners to make something out of the box, to make this trilogy of anime films featuring Godzilla.
Instead of trying to beat Shin, Toho initiates friendship and creativity. While Shin Godzilla remains the best live-action Godzilla movie up to date, Kaijuu Wakusei has managed to offer something so fresh and original that you can't even try to compare read more
Jan 17, 2018
Christopher_Lum (All reviews)
Amazing movie. I love Godzilla movies and I love Sci-fi and mecha.
Overall: 8
This is great in terms of a movie but since it is a movie things will be rushed. I feel that this would've been better split into episodes. But everything felt really rushed. The story progressed way too fast to be really enjoyable. If this were made episodically then I'm sure the rushed feeling wouldn't be there but would throw something off. If it were made into a series of movies like the Break Blade series then there would be enough time for everything without the feeling of being rushed.
Story: 7
I believe there read more

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