GODZILLA: Planet Eater (2018)

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Japanese teaser poster for GODZILLA: Planet Eater
GODZILLA: Planet Eater
Directed by Kobun Shizuno, Hiroyuki Seshita
Written by Gen Urobuchi
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Bow down and worship the golden demise (黄金の終焉を伏して拝むがいい) „ 

— Tagline

GODZILLA: Planet Eater (GODZILLA 星を喰う者,   Gojira Hoshi wo Kū Mono?) is an upcoming anime science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures, and the third entry in a trilogy of animated Godzilla films. It will be released to Japanese theaters in November 2018, and will become available to stream worldwide via Netflix sometime later.

Marketing

The Japanese title and release date for the third entry in the AniGoji trilogy were revealed on May 18, 2018, via promotional pamphlets distributed during the Japanese theatrical release of the second entry, GODZILLA: City on the Edge of Battle. The front of the pamphlet depicts three intertwined glowing dragon-like necks and heads, clearly representing King Ghidorah. The back of the pamphlet features an Exif symbol glowing like the dragon heads on the front, along with a tagline that roughly translates to "Bow down and worship the golden demise." On May 28, Toho and Polygon officially announced the film and released the teaser poster online. The official website stated that the film would be the "final chapter" of the saga and would reveal the meaning of the name "Ghidorah" spoken by Metphies. It also promised that the film would finally feature a monster showdown.[1]

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Chainsaw Gigan

19 hours 19 minutes ago
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My bet Takayuki Hattori will also compose music for this.
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Gojira2014

27 days ago
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can space g at least get mentioned?

besides, we don't need ghidorah AGAIN.
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A litteral Mothra egg

22 days ago
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deal with it. toho always resorts to their big five. whining about it solves nothing.
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Godzilla321

20 days ago
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^this
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Gojira2014

19 days ago
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i don't mean to sound like i'm whinig, i just feel like toho needs to step out of the 'big box' for once and try to have there less popular monsters have the spotlight.
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A litteral Mothra egg

18 days ago
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I agree, but it's still extremely unlikely
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Doomzilla

10 days ago
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I agree with SpaceGodzilla instead with Ghidorah, but it will be difficult since SpaceGodzilla's origin is heavily involved with Godzilla which explains why he looks like him.
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Darthlord1997

one month ago
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You know, I'm still bummed out about no SpaceGodzilla, BUT if they bring King Ghidorah back to his roots and make him a force of extraterrestrial nature, going from planet to planet, destroying all in his path, THEN this could be awesome!


Then again, I thought MechaGodzilla evolving and growing into a city over the years would lead to the city transforming into a giant MechaGodzilla, you know, like Trypticon from Transformers, but that didn't happen
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Godzilla321

29 days ago
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"I thought MechaGodzilla evolving and growing into a city over the years would lead to the city transforming into a giant MechaGodzilla, you know, like Trypticon from Transformers"

that didn't make any sense?
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SPACE GODZILLA IS THE REAL PLANET EATER! THIS IS AN IMPOSTOR!!!
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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^
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DystrVction

one month ago
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I'm fairly certain those are corona beams, thus, SpaceGodzilla, not KG. SpaceGodzilla eats supernovae. Also was confirmed to make an appearance. Toho/Polygon had better put Him in. I don't stand for him being neglected again for that chump Ghidorah. SpaceGodzilla is the True King.(Seriously, we've had enough KG.)
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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>Also was confirmed to make an appearance.

Nope, Toho lied to us about that, and just going to go with King Ghidorah even he's on the 2014 film sequel in 2019.
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Astounding Beyond Belief

one month ago
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Y'all realize there can be more than one space monster in a movie, right?
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Deathrock9

one month ago
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There better be, cause it sucks having King Ghidorah again.
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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^
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Shinomura

one month ago
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I saw the film and the kaiju is

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definitely KG from post-credits scene.
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Les

one month ago
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According to accounts from people who have seen City on the Edge of Battle, as Shinomura said, there is a post-credits scene where Metphies reveals "Ghidorah" to be an Exif holy word, signifying a destructive force. That plus the poster and tagline make it fairly obvious that the movie will be featuring King Ghidorah. I too was hoping for a SpaceGodzilla appearance, but with the roster already at Godzilla, Mechagodzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah, and maybe even Battra... SpaceGodzilla feels pretty unlikely.
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Shinomura

one month ago
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Better not to lose the hope MAYBE there will be a 3rd Prequel Tie in Novel to the films, where Space-Godzilla could make an apparition.
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Godzilla321

one month ago
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it king ghidorah shinomura
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DystrVction

one month ago
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SpaceGodzilla will have to make an appearance in some form. Toho clearly listed him as one of the monsters who will make an appearance in the universe. And it wouldn't be good to have him in the manga(why the fuck doesn't that any English translations yet?) or a novel.
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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The problem is, this is the final film of the trilogy, and there is no third prequel novel due to Project Mechagodzilla now already taking place after the events of the first film [when they leave Earth].

So if this film only features King Ghidorah, than SpaceGodzilla's announcement is a lie, and I'm pretty sure will cause fan outrage.
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Astounding Beyond Belief

one month ago
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We don't know for sure that there won't be another prequel novel. Could be about what the aliens were up to before they arrived on Earth.
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DystrVction

25 days ago
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Screw prequel novels, it doesn't make sense to have SpaceGodzilla before KG. SpaceGodzilla is stronger than Ghidorah.
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Shinomura

one month ago
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星を喰う者

The title translates "Star Eater"
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Les

one month ago
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The kanji hoshi (星) can also be translated to 'planet'. Both are technically right.
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Shinomura

one month ago
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Sounds legit then.
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DystrVction

25 days ago
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If its called Planet Eater, ill call it Star Eater anyway, it has a better ring to it. Because https://youtu.be/QHNakk1oM7g this.
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Af,not Ghidorah again,Space Godzilla woud be much better!
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DystrVction

one month ago
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Amen.
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Chainsaw Gigan

one month ago
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I thought SpaceGodzilla was gonna be in this?
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Deathrock9

one month ago
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Seems not, and instead we just have to put up with King Ghidorah... again...
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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So that means the announcement that SpaceGodzilla is going to appear in the anime trilogy is a lie, unless there is a third prequel novel.
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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(Which is now unlikely due to Project Mechagodzilla now taking place during Planet of the Monsters)
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SuperZillaRealms

one month ago
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Anyone see a possible Batman V Superman vibe. Think about it, both movies have a character that are considered to be gods (Godzilla Earth and Superman). Both characters (Batman and Mechagodzilla/Earth Union) are using tech to kill a god. Both have villains that come from outerspace and strong enough to destroy worlds (King Ghidorah and Doomsday). Both have mythical female warriors (Mothra and Wonder Woman)
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SuperZillaRealms

one month ago
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Mothra isnt confirmed but there is a reference in the trailer and he dialogue. I thought that I would bring it up
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Gman2887

one month ago
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King of the Monsters,

I notice you're using the "Planet Killer" translation as well. I know "hoshi" was used in place of planets in Mysterians as well and went that route for other contextual reasons. Why did you decide to go that route?
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The King of the Monsters

one month ago
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I talked about this with some of the other staff members yesterday when we learned the title. We know "hoshi" literally means star, but in this context it's clearly referring to planets, much like how "Ekkusu Hoshi" in Invasion of Astro-Monster is universally translated as "Planet X" instead of "X Star." So we just decided to go with the translation we felt fit the context better and sounded more logical, even though it may not be the most literal translation, it captures the meaning of the Japanese title.
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Darthlord1997

one month ago
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King Ghidorah?

Well, that's cool. I wonder how they will potray him, since Godzilla in the universe is a straight out bad guy, the most aggressive one I've ever seen (which kind of bothers me, I prefer Godzilla as an animal, like the Heisei era). Making Ghidorah a good guy has been done before in GMK, so maybe they'll do that here. However, the tagline suggests otherwise. We'll have to wait and see. I was kind of hoping for SpaceGodzilla. I'd LOVE to see him again. This also now makes King Ghidorah the second kaiju besides Godzilla himself to appear in ALL the eras. First being Mechagodzilla
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Deathrock9

one month ago
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Mechagodzilla isn't in the MonsterVerse, therefore he technically isn't in all eras. If we're talking about just the Japanese eras, then sure, he is.
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GodzillaIsland7.2

one month ago
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And that was because King Ghidorah's role in GMK was originally written and meant for Varan, Toho clearly never intended to go that route with King Ghidorah.
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Deathrock9

one month ago
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It will be pretty cool to see Ghidorah in animation, but wow, how underwhelming. I was actually hoping SpaceGodzilla would appear, and I don't even like him that much.
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Monsterland Buddies

one month ago
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If SpaceGodzilla does not appear, then somebody will be shot! I’m kidding. Calm yourselves.
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Solia

one month ago
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So wait there bringing ghidorah in this universe before the monsterverse? Why toho?!?!?
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GodzillaIsland7.2

one month ago
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Maybe because Toho couldn't think of an original final boss opponent for Godzilla Earth to fight, given that this is final film of the trilogy.
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GodzillaIsland7.2

one month ago
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We don't know if SpaceGodzilla will appear in this film, since it has yet to be confirmed.
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Titanollante

one month ago
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Just for the sake of cataloging my train of thought before the surprise reveal of King Ghidorah, I personally thought that the third movie would EITHER have a showdown between Godzilla, Mothra, (Battra? He's in Project Mechagodzilla) and Mechagodzilla ~ or Godzilla, Mothra, Mechagodzilla going against SpaceGodzilla. (You know, the whole... Godzilla Earth name thing... perfectly fitting for "Godzilla Earth" to fight "Godzilla Space" ~ and with the Exif commenting on "monsters like Godzilla" being out there and it being the only confirmed monster in the timeline that didn't appear in the first prequel novel.)
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

one month ago
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I thought it's going to be SpaceGodzilla, yet the trilogy has been closed now and yet no appearance of him but he was confirmed to exist in this universe?
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SkullIsland

one month ago
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I wonder if SpaceGodzilla will be an ally of Ghidorah.
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ItsDestoroyah

one day 9 hours 46 minutes ago
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He won't appear.
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Les

one month ago
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hype.