Odo Island

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Godzilla appears on Odo Island in Godzilla (1954)
Odo Island (大戸島,   Ōdo Shima?) is a small populated fictional island near Japan, possibly a part of the Bonin Islands. It is the location where Godzilla was first sighted in the 1954 Godzilla film, Godzilla.

History

Showa Series

Godzilla (1954)

One day, a raft containing survivors of a shipwreck washed up on Odo Island. One of the survivors was Masaji Yamada, a native of the island, who claimed that a huge monster destroyed their boat. One of the village elders concluded that the monster in question was Godzilla, a legendary sea monster from the island's folklore. When a group of reporters from the Japanese mainland arrived to investigate, the elder explained that Godzilla will rise from the sea to feed on humanity. In the past when fishing was poor, he said, the villagers used to tie girls to rafts and float them out to sea as a sacrifice to Godzilla. A traditional exorcism ceremony was held on the island that night, all that remained of the island's mythological traditions. Later that night, a powerful storm struck the island. Masaji Yamada's house was destroyed by some massive force, leaving his younger brother Shinkichi alone. Following the devastation, a group of witnesses from the island traveled to Tokyo to speak at the National Diet Building. Shinkichi testified that he saw a gigantic monster destroy the buildings on the island, while other witnesses claimed that the damage on the island looked like something had crushed various buildings from above. Paleontologist Kyohei Yamane agreed to form a scientific expedition to the island to investigate.

On the island, Yamane's team detected large levels of radiation on one side of the island. They also discovered a huge radioactive depression on the ground, in which Yamane discovered a perfectly preserved Trilobite. Suddenly, a lookout on the island began to ring a bell, announcing that Godzilla had been seen on the other side of the island. Everyone ran to a hill on the island, where they were all confronted with the 50-meter reptilian beast himself. Godzilla roared at the crowd, causing them to flee in terror. Godzilla then walked back to the ocean and swam away.

Post-Millennium Series

Godzilla Resurgence

Zoologist Goro Maki hailed from Odo Island. After discovering an evolving mutated creature living in the ocean, Maki gave it the name "Godzilla," after a mythological figure from the island's folklore.

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Geographic Points Mount AsoMount FujiPacific Ocean (Odo IslandIwato IslandFarou IslandMatango IslandInfant IslandSergio IslandLetchi IslandSolgell IslandMonster IslandMondo IslandMonsterlandJapan Trench) • Tokyo BayOsaka Bay
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Countries Japan (TokyoHokkaido (Sapporo) • FukuokaNagoyaYokohama (Minato Mirai 21) • KyotoKobeKagoshimaKumamotoOkinawa) • China (Hong Kong) • PhilippinesRussiaSaradia)
Geographic Points Mount MiharaMount FujiLake AshiPacific Ocean (Lagos IslandInfant IslandAdonoa IslandBirth IslandGodzilla IslandMatango IslandBungo ChannelNilai-Kanai Temple)
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Miscellaneous Mihama Nuclear Power PlantNational Diet BuildingFukuoka TowerSapporo TowerNagoya CastleNagoya TowerYokohama Landmark TowerYokohama Bay BridgeCosmo Clock 21Tokyo TowerKai Tak AirportTokyo Telecom CenterIkata Nuclear Power PlantHaneda AirportAriake ColiseumUnderworld
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Countries Japan (TokyoOkinawaTokaiManazuruHokkaido (Nemuro) • OsakaYokohamaTateyama) • United States (New YorkArizona) • France (Paris) • Australia (Sydney) • New Guinea (Papua) • China (Shanghai)
Geographic Points Pacific Ocean (KiganjimaInfant IslandJapan Trench) • Atlantic Ocean (English Channel) • Lake IkedaMount FujiArea G
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Miscellaneous National Diet BuildingTokyo TowerTokai Nuclear Power PlantYokohama Landmark TowerYokohama Bay BridgeSydney Opera HouseEiffel TowerTokyo Bay
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Countries United States (New YorkHawaiiNevadaSan Francisco) • Japan (Janjira) • PhilippinesFrance (French Polynesia) • Jamaica
Geographic Points Pacific Ocean (Bikini Atoll)
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Miscellaneous Empire State BuildingWorld Trade CenterMadison Square GardenBrooklyn BridgeHonolulu International AirportGolden Gate BridgeYucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository
Printed Media
Countries United States (CaliforniaNew YorkTexasDistrict of Columbia) • Japan (Tokyo) • Brazil • (Sao Paulo) • South Korea (Seoul) • Russia (Moscow) • Mexico
Geographic Points Pacific Ocean (Monster IslandMonster IslandsInfant IslandMoansta Island)
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Miscellaneous Golden Gate BridgeEiffel TowerHell
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