Godzilla, King of the Monsters

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Snafu the Great

As soon as you hear that trademark roar...RUN!

The King of the Monsters finally gets his due.

Godzilla's Bio

Species: Irradiated Godzillasaurus
Aliases: Gojira, King of the Monsters, Gigantis the Fire Monster, Goji, Big G
Forms: Godzillasaurus (unirradiated form) Super Godzilla (as seen in Super Godzilla) Meltdown Godzilla (as seen in Godzilla vs Destoroyah)
Shadow Godzilla (as seen in Godzilla Island)
Gender: Male
Height: Between 164 to 328 feet
Weight: 20,000 to 60,000 tons
Length: Between 100-300 meters
Designation: Showa: Sapient; Heisei: Semi-Sapient; Millennium: Varies By Movie.
Special Abilities: Atomic Breath, Nuclear Pulse, Enhanced regeneration, Spiral Fire Ray, Magnetic manipulation (Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla only), Flight (Godzilla vs. Hedorah only)
Origins: Bikini Atoll (Showa series), Lagos Island (Heisei series)
Enemies: King Ghidorah, Mothra, Mecha-Godzilla, Gigan, Hedorah
Megalon, Monster X, Megaguirus, Ebirah, Space-Godzilla, Titanosaurus,
Destoroyah, Zilla, Orga, Gabara, Kamacuras, Kumonga, Giant Condor,
Deathla, Anguirus (Godzilla Raids Again only)
Allies: Rodan, Anguirus, King Caesar, Jet Jaguar, Varan, Gorosaurus, Kumonga, Zone Fighter, Baragon, Manda,
Relationships: Showa - Minya (Son), Mechagodzilla 1 (Robotic Replica), Heisei - Godzilla Junior (Son), Biollante (Clone), Space-Godzilla (Clone), Mechagodzilla 2 (Robotic Replica) Millennium - Minya (Son), Orga (Clone), Kiryu (Robotic Replica/Clone)

Godzilla (ゴジラ, 'Gojira') is the King of the Monsters. He first appeared in Godzilla, produced by Toho Film Company Ltd. To date, Toho has produced twenty eight Godzilla films. In 1998, TriStar Pictures produced a remake, set in New York City. The film's name was simply "Godzilla"; however, the monster that starred in this film (also known as Zilla) had been completely redesigned and did not closely resemble the original Godzilla. And was not one of the Godzilla films that was really good! Godzilla's Roar was made by rubbing a rubber glove on a string interment.

Godzilla is a gigantic mutant dinosaur, transformed from the fallout of an atomic bomb test. As the Godzilla series continued, the great beast was developed as a character, and has become something of an anti-hero.

Godzilla is one of the defining aspects of Japanese pop culture for many people worldwide. Though his popularity has waned slightly over the years, he is still one of the most renowned monster characters in the world. To this day, Godzilla remains an important facet of Japanese films, embodying the kaiju subset of the tokusatsu genre. Godzilla has been called a filmographic metaphor for the United States, starting out as a terrifying enemy and later a strong ally and defender in times of need. The earliest Godzilla films, especially the original Gojira, attempted to portray Godzilla as a frightening, nuclear monster. Godzilla represented the fears of many Japanese of a repeat of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As the series progressed, so did Godzilla himself, changing into a less destructive and more heroic character as the films became increasingly geared towards children. Today, the character has fallen somewhere in the middle, sometimes portrayed as a protector of the Earth (notably Tokyo) from external threats and other times as a bringer of destruction.

Godzilla's appearance has changed between films over the years, but many defining details have endured. In the Japanese films, Godzilla is depicted as a gigantic dinosaur with rough, bumpy (usually) charcoal grey scales, a long powerful tail, and bone colored dorsal plates shaped like maple leaves. His origins vary somewhat from film to film, but he is almost always described as a prehistoric creature, and his first attacks on Japan are linked to the beginning of the Atomic Age. In particular, mutation due to atomic radiation is presented as an explanation for his great size and strange powers. Godzilla's iconic design is composed of a mixture of various species of dinosaurs; specifically, he has the body and overall shape of a Tyrannosaurus, the long arms of an Iguanodon, and the dorsal plates of a Stegosaurus.

Nice. thumb up

Great job, as always, Snafu. yes

Godzilla is so bad ass that Blue Oyster Cult wrote a song about him... nuff said.

Snafu the Great
Originally posted by Blinky
Godzilla is so bad ass that Blue Oyster Cult wrote a song about him... nuff said.

Me, personally, having a song done about you is just giving you mad props.

This is what makes Godzilla badass.


I grew up on monster movies. Godzilla is da bomb..

plz hollywood never remake destroy all monsters or godzilla v. mechagodzilla

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