God's Godzilla

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God's Godzilla
God's Godzilla proposal cover
Alternate titles God's Godjilla
Planned 1979[1][2]
Concept history U.S.-Japan Collaboration: Godzilla
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The Return of Godzilla

God's Godzilla (God's Godzilla 神々のゴジラ,   Gozzu Gojira Kamigami no Gojira) is a discarded 1979 Godzilla film proposal, authored by Yoshio Aramaki.[1][2]

History

God's Godzilla was authored by Yoshio Aramaki and submitted in 1979 as one of many proposals to revive the Godzilla series. Aramaki suggested artist Tadanori Yokoo as a possible director for the film in his proposal.[1][2] The film went unproduced for unspecified reasons, with The Return of Godzilla ultimately created instead, kicking off the Heisei era of films.

Plot

In the midst of World War III in 198X, the gods of our world, in actuality consciousness-based alien lifeforms, arrive on Earth in a spaceship from outside of the Milky Way Galaxy. The creatures fly to the Nazca Lines of Peru in which a dinosaur-shaped figure was newly discovered: Godzilla. The spaceship lets out a series of flashing lights, reviving the creature as a malevolent god of destruction. As the United Nations scrambles to prepare countermeasures against Godzilla, the gods send down a humanoid identifying himself as Jesus, who is both manipulating the monster and afflicting humanity with nightmares and hallucinations. The gods destroy the Earth's Van Allen radiation belts and send the world's cities into disarray using their spaceship, as Godzilla destroys coastal cities with tsunamis. An image of humanity's future is projected upon the skies above Giza, Egypt, depicting their horrifically mutated descendants. "Behold, your future!!," Jesus' voice booms, standing atop a pyramid. Godzilla crouches like a sphinx as Jesus ascends a stairway of light toward the heavens.[1][2]

Appearances

Monsters

Weapons, vehicles, and races

  • Gods
    • Jesus
  • Alien spaceship

External links

References

This is a list of references for God's Godzilla. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Godzilla" Toho Special Effects Unpublished Material Archive: Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka and His Era. Kadokawa. pp. 25-26. 27 March 2010. ISBN: 9784048544658.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Sudomerski, Joshua. End Times: God's Godzilla Draft Translation. Toho Kingdom.

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KunshuGoji

15 days ago
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Between this and a Space Godzilla, '79 was (almost) one of the weirdest years for Godzilla.
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AngiraBlu

15 days ago
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What about, dare I say, "Bride of Godzilla?"? 🤣
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KunshuGoji

14 days ago
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Honestly, "Bride of Godzila?" lost me at the mermaids although I'm surprised I even made it that far lol. Who knows how they would have pulled off some of those special effects, almost makes me wish it was made, almost......
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AngiraBlu

14 days ago
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Even with the Robot Daughter bits???
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KunshuGoji

12 days ago
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As long as she wasn't like those Katsura bits in Terror of Mechagodzilla, those always kind of unsettled me as a kid
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RexGoji

12 days ago
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Can you believe that was going to be a sequel to a masterpiece?
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KunshuGoji

12 days ago
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The best thing I can say about it is that Bride of Godzilla definitely had some interesting set pieces planned, but a lot of them were very ahead of what was possible for 1956 Toho. Things like the numerous underwater sequences and the large cavern sets would've ended up as classic Toho cheesiness at best
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KunshuGoji

12 days ago
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And I can't believe it was going to be a sequel, I doubt Honda would've wanted to be anywhere near it and he's probably one of the few people who could've make it work, if such a thing is possible lol
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Saidaikaiju

2 months ago
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This seems like a fake "lost" movie idea, just like "Godzilla vs the Devil". If it were real, how come NOBODY'S ever heard of it until now?
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Astounding Beyond Belief

2 months ago
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Well, Yoshio Aramaki's draft was first published in a 2010 Japanese book, and the explosion of English translations of unmade Godzilla movie ideas only started in 2017. If you want to expedite the process, learn Japanese.

Incidentally, Godzilla vs. the Devil may be due for a reevaluation; Toho Tokusatsu Unpublished Works mentions a Toho/Saperstein Godzilla vs. Devil project in 1980.
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Behemoth1999

2 months ago
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I mean, some lost projects stay lost for a while. The script for Continuation: King Kong vs. Godzilla only came this February.

Also, Godzilla vs. Devil might've been real after all...exciting!
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

6 months ago
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10/10 for not making this film. For me it's weird seeing Godzilla at this role.
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Godzillafan03

6 months ago
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What kind of drugs was toho on????
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Les

6 months ago
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Evidently none, because they rejected it.
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Astounding Beyond Belief

6 months ago
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why do so many people think drugs are a prerequisite to coming up with weird shit
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Green Blob Thing

17 months ago
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The infobox image looks like a kid made it.
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VaderRaptor

17 months ago
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Jesus Christ it’s Godzilla!
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Lamango

19 months ago
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LUL WUT
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