Godzilla (Godzilla: The Series)

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Godzilla in Godzilla: The Series
Baby Godzilla in "New Family: Part 1"
Alternate names Godzilla Junior, Zilla Junior, Big Guy, G-Man, American Godzilla,
G.I.N.O. Junior, Gojira, Gorgon,[1] Thingy[1]/Thingie,[2] Godzilla the Second,[3] Second Generation American Version Godzilla[4]
Subtitle(s) King of the Monsters[5]
Species Irradiated iguana
Height 180 feet[5] / 55 meters,[4]
35 feet (juvenile)[1]
Weight 60,000 metric tons[6]
Running speed 300 miles per hour[1]
Forms Baby Godzilla, juvenile Godzilla[7]
Controlled by Leviathan AliensMW
Relations Numerous siblings,
First Godzilla / Cyber Godzilla (father),
Nick Tatopoulos (adoptive father)[8], Chameleon (clone),
Komodithrax (mate),
unborn adoptive child
Allies H.E.A.T., Komodithrax, Crustaceous Rex*, Cryptocledius*, Giant Bat*, Queen Bee*, Huge Rat*, El Gusano Gigante*, King Cobra*, Cyber Godzilla (initially), Nessie, Robo-Yeti
Enemies Humans (initially), Numerous monsters in Godzilla: The Series
Conceived of by Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin
Designed by Patrick Tatopoulos, Fil Barlow
Played by Frank Welker (vocalizations)
First appearance Latest appearance
GODZILLA (1998) Godzilla: The Series
Design(s) ToraGoji
Nick Tatopoulos: “The creature's not leaving here.
Elsie Chapman: “What makes you so sure?
Nick Tatopoulos: “When it hatched, I was the only one there. I had this gunk from the eggs all over me. The creature must have picked up on that scent and imprinted on me, like a baby with a parent.
Elsie Chapman: “You think, it thinks you're its mother?
Nick Tatopoulos: “How else do you explain why it didn't hurt me? This Godzilla is different from the first one.
― Nick and Elsie discuss Godzilla in "New Family: Part 1"

Godzilla (ゴジラ,   Gojira) is a giant reptilian monster featured in the 1998 TriStar animated series Godzilla: The Series, and first introduced in the final scene of the 1998 film GODZILLA. It is the second incarnation of Godzilla to star in an American animated series, after the Hanna-Barbera Godzilla.

The only one of the original Godzilla's offspring to survive the destruction of Madison Square Garden, this Godzilla imprinted upon scientist Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos moments after hatching. He quickly matured into an adult, becoming an ally to mankind and assisting Nick and his research team H.E.A.T. in dealing with more dangerous mutations around the world. Unlike his father, this Godzilla is portrayed more akin to the traditional interpretation of the character from Toho's film series, possessing an impressive resistance to conventional weaponry and preferring to fight attackers head-on, as well as utilizing the character's trademark atomic breath.


This incarnation of the monster is simply referred to as "Godzilla" throughout Godzilla: The Series. In the episode "Competition," the Japanese characters always refer to him as "Gojira," even when speaking English. Fans frequently refer to this version of Godzilla as Godzilla Junior or Zilla Junior in order to distinguish him from other incarnations of the character, although neither name is official. The Japanese book Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works refers to this Godzilla as Godzilla the Second (ゴジラ二世,   Gojira Nisei)[3] while Godzilla Dictionary [New Edition] calls him Second Generation American Version Godzilla (2代目アメリカ版ゴジラ,   Nidaime Amerika-ban Gojira).[4]

There is a popular rumor claiming that Toho honored this version of Godzilla by officially dubbing him "Godzilla Junior," seeing that he was supposedly worthy of the "Godzilla" name. However, this rumor was later clarified to be false, with the monster still legally trademarked as "Godzilla" by Toho, who has added no comment to the matter.


The look of Godzilla in Godzilla: The Series was majorly adapted from Patrick Tatopoulos' decided design for the 1998 film by lead character designer Fil Barlow, who further developed the design while working closely alongside executive producer Jeff Kline and producer/head director Audu Paden.[1] Due to production of the series beginning prior to the release of the film, however, Barlow relied solely on sketches he made of Patrick Tatopoulos' Godzilla maquette and animatronic head.[9] Tatopoulos also provided a great deal of input of his own early on regarding the adaptation and design of the new Godzilla.[1] Similarly, the newborn Godzilla from the first episode of Godzilla: The Series was based on maquettes of the Baby Godzillas from the film.[10]

False "Thingy" model sheet by Fil Barlow[11]

Godzilla: The Series was kept under tight wraps during its production and as such, the new Godzilla's design was also a safely guarded secret, even from many members of the staff team. Because the design had not been revealed to everyone working on the series until the release of the film, very loose representations of the character were used during the storyboarding process. All outlines for the series fell under the false title "HEAT SEEKERS" in order to keep the true nature of the project a secret from the public, with concept sketches and other early designs for Godzilla referred to as "Gorgon" and even "Thingy"[1]or "Thingie."[2] A model sheet was created for the false "Thingy" character by Fil Barlow, sporting a Spinosaurus-like back fin and a significantly less defined jaw among other changes, which was used as a reference for proportions for the storyboarders until the official design was released.[11]

Originally, it was intended for there to be a more prominent intercommunication between Godzilla and the main character Nick Tatopoulos; thus, concepts for a number of devices for Godzilla to use were created. These included devices which allowed for Nick to ride on the back of and steer Godzilla, such as contact lens appliances or an external, goggle-like optical fixture which would be transported to Godzilla via helicopter.[1] Although the majority of these concepts would ultimately go unused, the goggles were retooled and used for the unaired episode "Vision," in which Godzilla is fitted with a special visor to track the motion of a flock of giant mutated hummingbirds.


Godzilla model sheet by Fil Barlow

While this Godzilla's overall design is mostly unchanged from that of his father in the 1998 film, he bore a bright blue coloration in early production artwork, and is a desaturated purple that is lighter on the undersides in the series itself. Additionally, he has red eyes with orange pupils and lacks the fifth vestigial digit on his hands that his father and brethren possessed. When firing his Atomic Fire Breath, his dorsal fins and eyes briefly light up.


Godzilla frees Nessie's baby

This Godzilla's personality strays from that of his late father. Like most incarnations of Godzilla, he will usually fight his attackers rather than fleeing from them. Godzilla also exhibits planning and strategy in his fighting style, though he will resort to brute force if he is angered enough. While he is aggressive when provoked, Godzilla is generally docile and peaceful and will avoid causing destruction or bringing harm to humans or other creatures unless he or his adoptive father are threatened. In the episode "Area 51," he responded apathetically to country music, while rock and roll music greatly agitated him.

Nick Tatopoulos: “It doesn't act on pure instinct, like a lizard. It's displaying intelligence; even loyalty.
Elsie Chapman: “Sounds like somebody is projecting.
― Nick Tatopoulos and Elsie Chapman discuss Godzilla's behavior as they feed him fish in "New Family: Part 1"
Godzilla with Komodithrax

For a mutation, Godzilla is very intelligent and is apparently able to make moral decisions: during his fight with Nessie in "DeadLoch," her offspring gets stolen and they cease fighting to retrieve the baby together. H.E.A.T. member Monique Dupre stated that rather than this being a true "moral decision," it is just instinctual for creatures to work together. Godzilla falls in love with a mutant Komodo dragon named Komodithrax and becomes surrogate father to her unborn offspring in "End of the Line," as unlike his father, this Godzilla is sterile and cannot produce his own offspring. Unfortunately, Komodithrax and the giant egg she laid fell down a crack in the ice and apparently perished at the end of the episode, with Godzilla mourning her death. In "Future Shock," Godzilla sacrificed his life fighting off a group of D.R.A.G.M.A., allowing millions of lives to escape from the invasive creatures.

Godzilla saves Nick

Godzilla's most consistent and prominent trait is his protectiveness and loyalty towards his surrogate father, Dr. Nick Tatopoulos. Whenever Nick journeyed around the world, Godzilla was never far behind, often appearing to rescue Nick and even other members of the H.E.A.T team from dangerous situations. In one situation in particular, Godzilla managed to catch Nick (who was falling) on top of his head before letting him down gently. The only time Godzilla's loyalty faltered was when he met his biological father, resurrected as Cyber Godzilla, for the first time. He hesitated to attack his parent despite an order from Nick, and soon had his mind taken over by the Leviathan Aliens, with Nick remarking that Godzilla had "dumped him" for his birth father. When Godzilla was freed from the aliens' influence, however, he chose to fight for Nick over Cyber Godzilla, willingly destroying his own biological father in order to protect Nick.

Dr. Tatopoulos's methods can best be described as unconventional, if not suicidal. However, contrary to conventional wisdom on carnivorous dinosaurs, this creature appears to only hunt his prey upon necessity.

— Elsie Chapman monologues regarding Godzilla's behaviors in "New Family: Part 1"

Like his relatives, Godzilla eats fish, which Cameron Winter exploited with a large amount of fish, identical to the way his parent was lured into Flatiron Square. It is stated that he does not hunt for more food than he needs. Earlier in the his life, the monster displayed pet-like or otherwise trained animal behaviors, such as licking Nick when he initially recognizes him; circling the ground briefly before laying down to wait for Nick to come back; patiently awaiting to be thrown fish to eat; and stopping whatever he is doing when Nick calls for him.


This Godzilla was the sole surviving offspring of the original Godzilla that attacked New York City in 1998, laid inside Madison Square Garden and surviving the destruction of the arena by the U.S. military. He was later found by Dr. Nick Tatopoulos, who kept him safe from the military. According to Nick, this Godzilla is sterile, unlike his father, who was capable of asexual reproduction.



Baby Godzilla in GODZILLA (1998)

In 1998, the monster known as Godzilla made his nest in the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. There, the creature laid about 200 eggs which hatched into Baby Godzillas. The U.S. military carried out a plan to bomb Madison Square Garden and kill the Baby Godzillas. Godzilla, angry at the death of his offspring, gave chase to the humans he deemed responsible until he was killed by several missiles from F-18 Hornets. Unknown to everyone, an egg survived among the fires and ruins of Madison Square Garden.

Godzilla: The Series

Main article: Godzilla: The Series.

"New Family: Part 1"

Godzilla holds Nick

Having survived the obliteration of Madison Square Garden, Godzilla hatched in front of Dr. Nick Tatopoulos. Nick at the time was covered in amniotic fluid from the other eggs after slipping into a pool of it while searching the ruins for more eggs. Godzilla imprinted upon Nick since he was covered with the scent of his kind. Nick scared off the infant by causing a spark, and it fled into the Hudson River.

Some time later, the hatchling, now grown to 35 feet in height, appeared at the base of operations Nick and his scientist colleagues had set up in a warehouse by the sea. Despite initially being aggressive, Godzilla remembered Nick as his "parent" and became friendly. At the same time in Jamaica, swimmers and ships were disappearing under mysterious circumstances, leading the U.S. government to believe the newly-hatched Godzilla was behind it. As Nick studied and even trained Godzilla, the military intervened under the command of Major Hicks after being tipped off about the creature's existence by Monique Dupre, a French Secret Service agent trying to ensure Godzilla was wiped out for good. The military engaged the monster near Nick's facility, wounding the creature with artillery and apparently killed him with an airstrike while in the water.

"New Family: Part 2"

Godzilla fights the Mutant Squids

Later on, the now fully grown Godzilla revealed himself to still be alive as he rescued Nick and his colleagues from a shoal of Mutant Giant Squids in Jamaica. However, it turned out that these squids were actually fleeing from a much larger predator, Crustaceous Rex. Godzilla engaged the sea beast as well, eventually defeating it after causing a cliff to collapse onto it. Godzilla subsequently freed the lost ships and swimmers stuck to the seafloor in tar produced by C-Rex. As a result, Major Hicks decided to spare Godzilla. Godzilla followed Nick back to New York, and taking up residence near H.E.A.T.'s headquarters.

"Talkin' Trash"

After the Nanotech Creature absorbed oil from a ship and was about to attack the Heat-Seeker, Godzilla emerged from the ocean and battled it, bringing it to a nearby refinery on the surface. He attempted to rip it apart, but it only grew back what had been torn off. The creature then wrapped itself around Godzilla, covering his entire body. Godzilla fired his atomic breath, splashed around in the water, and scratched his body on the ocean floor and rocks all in attempts to get it off of him, but it refused to let go. It finally came off when he fired his atomic breath again and then tore at it with his jaws, but only because the creature decided to feed on the oil in the refinery instead. Godzilla chased after it as it grew to a massive size after consuming even more oil, growing even taller then Godzilla. However, the H.E.A.T. team destroys the creature with a virus. Major Hicks manages to keep the military from firing at Godzilla, with the excuse that they could end up blowing up the refinery, and Godzilla returns to his new lair.

"Monster Wars: Part 1"

Despite the ample supply of fish given to him by Nick and his colleagues, now known as H.E.A.T., Godzilla began to forage the oceans, and nearly killed several fisherman when he attacked their boat, but H.E.A.T. was able to prevent disaster by using a recording of Nick's voice emitted from N.I.G.E.L.. Due to Leviathan Alien interference, H.E.A.T. disbanded, and Godzilla followed Nick to Lagos, Nigeria to confront the Giant Bat, which had been terrorizing the area. After the Bat attacked Nick in a mangrove swamp, Godzilla chased it into the city where he tackled it into the water. It released a sonic screech at Godzilla, causing him to give up his hold and let the Bat escape. The Bat then lured him into getting his head stuck in some steel bridge framing, and attempted to suck his blood before flying away under the command of its alien masters. Nick then freed Godzilla, and he swam away.

"Monster Wars: Part 2"

Godzilla meets Cyber Godzilla

After arriving to save Nick at Sandy Point Military Base, Godzilla discovered that his adoptive father's attacker was his biological father resurrected as a cyborg dubbed Cyber Godzilla. Being incredibly conflicted about having to choose between both parents, Godzilla did not attack, and in his moment of hesitation, he fell under Leviathan Alien mind control and helped Cyber Godzilla attack Nick. The N.I.G.E.L. probe was used to distract the Godzillas as the humans made their escape. Godzilla and Cyber Godzilla followed them to Site Omega, where he was met with hostility from his many former enemies gathered there, including King Cobra, the Queen Bee, El Gusano Gigante, and the Huge Mutant Rat. The Leviathan Aliens halted the imminent conflict, and all of the monsters on the island were then sent into the world's major cities to cause destruction. Godzilla was sent to Washington, D.C.

"Monster Wars: Part 3"

Godzilla continued to terrorize Washington, D.C. until H.E.A.T. deactivated the mind control beacon. He then made his way back to Site Omega, where Nick and Cyber Godzilla were preparing for a battle. After thorough consideration, Godzilla chose Nick, and destroyed some Leviathan Alien ships that were accompanying his biological father. More ships then blasted Godzilla and left him unconscious on the beach. Nick roused him with smoke, and Godzilla quickly employed cunning strategy to defeat his father: by burrowing underground, waiting for Cyber Godzilla to peer into the hole, and blasting him off his feet with his atomic breath. While Cyber Godzilla was still on the ground, Godzilla pinned him down and blasted him yet again. Their fight continued until Godzilla tackled his father into the water, tore out his inner mechanisms with his mouth, and killed the Leviathan Alien inside his chest that was controlling him, destroying Cyber Godzilla for good. This defeat caused the Leviathan Alien Core Collective to call for a retreat.

"End of the Line"

Komodithrax is grabbed by the Giant Turtle and falls into a ravine, presumably dying

After Nick was attacked by a Giant Turtle on his cruise with Audrey, Godzilla headed towards the island they ended up drifting to. Once he finally arrived, he encountered Komodithrax. Randy assumed that the two monsters were going to start fighting, but they actually started a mating dance. Godzilla then fended off H.E.A.T., becoming aggressive due to his animalistic instincts. Godzilla helped Komodithrax build a nest for her egg (which she was able to fertilize herself) but was driven to the ocean by H.E.A.T. (using N.I.G.E.L.) playing the sounds of Komodithrax to draw him away from the military. Godzilla destroyed N.I.G.E.L. again once he found out that the sounds were artificial and then went back to the nest, where Komodithrax had been defeated by the Giant Turtle. He battled the Giant Turtle to save the egg, but was also knocked out. Godzilla reawakened to the sound of Komodithrax's final roar as she plummeted thousands of feet below into a ravine, along with the Giant Turtle and the egg. With his family apparently gone for good, Godzilla left the island and returned to his lair to cope with the loss and look to the heavens.

"Cash of the Titans"

While the H.E.A.T. team was being distracted by a Giant Water Beetle, Godzilla was sedated and captured by men sent by Maximilian Spiel, a promoter of battles between mutations. Godzilla eventually awakened inside an enclosure and attempted to escape by using both his atomic breath and by burrowing into the ground, but neither method was effective. He sat in his holding pen until he was awakened again when a beam was fired at his head by Spiel to agitate him and get him to fight the Rhinosaurus, another mutation Spiel had enslaved. Godzilla once again attempted to escape by clawing at the walls, but it was as futile as his previous escape attempts. When Nick and Elsie were dropped into the ring, Godzilla fought the Rhinosaurus, who was chasing them, to defend them. Spiel then used the beam again to stun Godzilla so the Rhinosaurus could win, but Mendel blew up the spotlight, allowing Godzilla to defeat the Rhinosaurus. He then threw the Giant Water Beetle into the control tower before jumping out of the arena straight into the ocean, presumably swimming back to his lair.


This Godzilla shows a variety of powers and skills that set him apart from his monster enemies. He is generally regarded as the strongest mutation on Earth within the show's continuity.

Physical capabilities

Throughout the series, Godzilla proves himself superior to his fellow mutations in terms of strength and combat prowess, even against adversaries that share their genetics with him such as Chameleon, a pair of pure genetic material that formed into a complete clone of himself, and his own father.

Godzilla’s claws and teeth are incredibly sharp, the former being able to tear into most types of metal and burrow through solid earth in seconds. When brought into unofficial ownership by Maximilian Spiel, his enclosure was befitted with a steel floor to prevent him from escaping. His tail is also incredibly strong and flexible, allowing Godzilla to weaponize it.

Speed and agility

Godzilla is incredibly fast and nimble, running at speeds up to 300 miles per hour.[1] Moreover, Godzilla can perform leaps over great distances. He is capable of quickly scaling and perching despite his size. In addition, the monster is shown to have quick reflexes, being able to swat out mutant hummingbirds going at least 700 miles per hour.


Helicopters keep up with the rapidly-swimming Godzilla

Godzilla is capable of breathing underwater and spends most of his time there. He is able to travel thousands of miles in the ocean without displaying any signs of fatigue, and is said to swim faster than a submarine's torpedoes.[1] In "D.O.A." and "What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been," Godzilla rested unconscious underwater for an extended period of time while sick.


Godzilla regenerates destroyed tissue and regains consciousness

Another ability that sets this Godzilla apart from his parent is his resilience. Whereas his father was killed by a relatively small amount of missiles, this Godzilla only bled when hit by missiles as a juvenile in "New Family: Part 1." As an adult, he is often shown withstanding hits from large amounts of heavy artillery with no harm. He is stated to be immune to conventional weaponry in "An Early Frost."


Godzilla possesses a potent healing factor, healing from injury or even poison rather quickly. If injured enough, Godzilla will fall into a coma-like state where his body will rapidly heal itself, letting him wake up fully healed. This healing factor was only shown to fail twice, once by extreme poisoning from Ts-eh-GO and again by infection from the Bacillus.

Atomic Fire Breath

Godzilla fires his Atomic Fire Breath

This Godzilla's signature weapon is his green Atomic Fire Breath, also referred to as his Power Breath in "What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been," something his father lacked. A blue glow runs up his dorsal plates and reaches his eyes before he projects the breath. This weapon has a long range and is hot enough to melt steel and turn sand into glass. When the breath is used underwater, it initially comes out as fire, but soon simply turns the surrounding water into steam, hampering visibility. He can also exhale atomic fire through his nostrils, as seen in the episode "Bird of Paradise."

His atomic breath yields enough energy and heat that upon clashing with the icy breath of the Sub-Zero Manta Ray, the two mutations generated a powerful thunderstorm complete with waterspouts.

In the Godzilla: The Series Game Boy Color game, Godzilla instead possesses an attack called a Fire Ball, which takes the shape of a sphere rather than a ray.


Godzilla purposefully tunnels through the side of a cliff to make it unstable in his fight against Crustaceous Rex

Like his father, Godzilla is an extraordinary burrower; even moments after hatching, he could quickly burrow through many yards of concrete to escape the ruins of Madison Square Garden. Once fully grown, Godzilla could tunnel incredibly large distances in extremely short periods of time, sometimes exploiting this in battle.

Intelligence and communication skills

Godzilla is shown to be extremely intelligent throughout the series, and is shown to have a large brain that takes up a lot of relative space in his skull, a trait very unique among reptiles in general. Godzilla has solved problems numerous times, such as stopping a train from crashing, or confusing enemies with a variety of attacks. He also constructed a subaquatic lair for himself near H.E.A.T. Headquarters. It is implied in the episode "Web Site" that it may even be possible to "talk" with Godzilla since he has his own "language." As the series progressed, Nick noted that Godzilla seemed to grow more intelligent.

Tachyon detection

In spite of being a living organism, Godzilla is capable of detecting Tachyon particles, an attribute that H.E.A.T. member Monique Dupre considers as absurd as his atomic breath.


Godzilla is generally considered to be the most powerful mutation in Godzilla: The Series, though he still has a number of exploitable weaknesses.

As a juvenile, Godzilla proved to have a weakness to missile weaponry, and visibly bled. As he matured, however, he developed a resistance to these weapons.

Godzilla seems to have an aversion to bright lights - a weakness which was exploited by both Cameron Winter (who used powerful searchlights while attacking Godzilla with the Cyber Flies) and Maximilian Spiel (who used high-intensity quartz beams during Godzilla's battle with the Rhinosaurus).

Poison has been shown to be more effective against Godzilla than most types of attacks. He is also vulnerable to dehydration, nearly dying from it when fighting Medusa.

Electricity has done some damage to Godzilla, although he is mostly able to resist it - such as in his battles with the Crackler and the Lizard Slayers.

In the episode "Future Shock," it is revealed that Godzilla was killed by genetically engineered creatures called the D.R.A.G.M.A.s in an alternate future, as his attacks and the combined might of all the planet's mutations were ineffective against the creatures. Thankfully, H.E.A.T. was able to avert this future by having Godzilla kill the weaker juvenile D.R.A.G.M.A.s in the present.

Throughout the show, Godzilla is consistently influenced by his hormones and instincts, which have been exploited by the show’s antagonists on some occasions.

Video games

Godzilla: The Series

When an electrical mutation appeared in New York City, Godzilla could feel that something was amiss, and made his way into the city, where he met the beast face to face. He spat Fire Balls at the monster, who retaliated with spheres of electricity. While the beast retreated once before he could defeat it, Godzilla was finally able to deliver the finishing blow. However, various military vehicles continued to attack him before he came face to face with a mysterious helicopter that he was able to drive into retreat. He pursued the helicopter by walking along the sea floor and emerging on the shores of an island, where he was able to destroy it. As he continued his way across the island, he began encountering giant mutant bees in addition to the usual military defenses before he came to the queen of the mutant bees. They battled for a while before she retreated, causing Godzilla to fight through yet another gauntlet before finally defeating her. Even off of the island, Godzilla was faced with more of the mysterious military, and continued to fight them. As he walked onto a new island, he was met with Cyber Flies and a large tank, all of which he was able to dispatch. While accompanying H.E.A.T. as they investigated mysterious tar on a beach, Godzilla defended their vessel, the Heat-Seeker, from an attack by a Mutant Giant Squid. More of them attacked from the surface and from beneath the water, and shot at him with gobs of their tar, but he was able to defeat them. When the onslaught ceased, the humans noticed two floating squid corpses that had not been charred by Godzilla's Fire Balls, and discovered the true predator: Crustaceous Rex. The new foe trapped Godzilla in its own sticky tar and soon fled, forcing Godzilla through another gauntlet of foes, and then fleeing a second time and repeating the process one final time before Godzilla was able to defeat it. Shortly afterward, Godzilla began to act strangely hyperactive as a result of Cameron Winter's Neural Stimulator, which the billionaire was using to try and control him. Furthermore, the mysterious military grade vehicles that had been attacking Godzilla all along had been Solstice Technologies machinery being tested against him. N.I.G.E.L. removed the Stimulator before Godzilla crushed the probe in his jaws, and began making his way to Winter's base of operations. As dusk turned into night, Godzilla destroyed upgraded versions of the tank and helicopter Winter had thrown at him previously, and finally he arrived at the billionaire techno-guru's stronghold. It launched mortars, and dispensed Cyber Flies and tanks at him, but he ultimately brought the entire building to the ground before diving into the moonlit waters, and swimming for home alongside the Heat-Seeker.

Godzilla: The Series - Monster Wars


Godzilla: The Series

Godzilla in the Godzilla: The Series comic

"Monster Wars"

In a teaser for the then-upcoming "Monster Wars" trilogy, while H.E.A.T. was held hostage by mutant Leviathan Aliens, Godzilla rose from the Potomac River to combat the rising threat of monsters attacking the world.

"Ice Cold Winter"

After being lured to the waters off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, Godzilla was frozen in ice by Cameron Winter. Luckily, Mendel Craven was studying Godzilla's seasonal feeding patterns, and sent N.I.G.E.L. along with him. The change in temperature around N.I.G.E.L. alerted Craven, and the H.E.A.T. team came to Godzilla's aid, just as Winter was towing the iceberg away. Randy Hernandez then programmed N.I.G.E.L. to overheat, which melted enough of the ice for Godzilla to awaken and fire his atomic breath, freeing him and destroying both N.I.G.E.L. and Winter's forces.


Main article: Godzilla (Godzilla: The Series)/Gallery.


This Godzilla's roars were mostly recycled TriStar Godzilla and Showa Godzilla roars. Some of his roars were modified for the D.R.A.G.M.A.s. His high-pitched grunts were later reused for Cyber Godzilla and Komodithrax.


  • While his father is stated to only weigh 500 tons in the novelization of the 1998 film, this Godzilla is said to weigh 60,000 metric tons in the episode "Cash of the Titans".[6]
  • A second Godzilla was meant to star in GODZILLA 2 and GODZILLA 3, both of which were scrapped after Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin dropped out during pre-production on the second film. He would have lived in the Australian Outback and battled a giant insect monster called the "Queen Bitch" and her giant termite-like subjects, first in Sydney and then on Monster Island. In this film, the second Godzilla would have retained his father's ability to reproduce asexually, giving birth to an entire brood of offspring that mature into "Teen 'Zillas." Like in the animated series, this second Godzilla would possess an atomic fire breath, rather than the flammable power breath possessed by his father.
  • A child's plush doll of Godzilla is briefly shown in episode 6 of Godzilla Singular Point, sitting alongside ones for Komodithrax, the Giant Turtle, and Godzooky.


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This is a list of references for Godzilla (Godzilla: The Series). 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 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 SciFi Japan: The Ultimate Guide to GODZILLA: THE SERIES
  2. 2.0 2.1 G-Fan #44. March–April 2000. p. 9.CS1 maint: date format (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works. Shogakukan. 1 January 2000. p. 63. ISBN 978-4091014702.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Godzilla Dictionary [New Edition]. Kasakura Publishing. 7 August 2014. p. 303. ISBN 9784773087253.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Godzillatheseries.com.Zilla junior 180 feet.png
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Cash of the Titans". (September 25, 1999). Godzilla: The Series. Season 2. TriStar.
  7. "Monster Wars - Part 1"/"Part 3". (February 13, 1999/February 27, 1999). Godzilla: The Series. Season 1. TriStar.
  8. "New Family - Part 1"/"Part 2". (September 12, 1998/September 19, 1998). Godzilla: The Series. Season 1. TriStar.
  9. Godzilla: Side View by filbarlow on DeviantART
  10. Godzilla #101: Baby by filbarlow on DeviantART
  11. 11.0 11.1 Godzilla: False Modelsheet by filbarlow on DeviantART


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