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The Godzilla Encounter website logo
Languages English
Status Inactive
Run 2013-Present
Launched ~July 10, 2013[1]
Address http://godzillaencounter.com

Godzillaencounter.com is an official site created by Legendary Pictures for Godzilla.

Features[edit | edit source]

Articles[edit | edit source]

All of the article posts have the following tags:

  • The encounter is coming
  • Godzilla
  • Godzillaencounter
  • SDCC

Article #1[edit | edit source]

The Tumblr website created its first post in July 10, 2013.

Breaking News: Japanese Fishing Vessel Loses Signal, Goes Missing
After receiving a scrambled distress call, the Coastal Safety Watch launches a full investigation into the crew of the Sun Five. The San Diego-bound ship reported a near collision with a massive "black iceberg," but the claim did not correspond initial SAR readings and would be unusual for these waters. Officers are still trying to interpret Captain Okumura's final message: "The iceberg... it saw us."

A Special Report has just surfaced: Could this be the beginning of something big?

Article #2[edit | edit source]

This article was posted on July 10, 2013.

There's Something Out There...
Hey Islanders - brace yourselves, Mother Earth's getting all shook up by something BIG. After I went surfing this morning, my seismograph was picking up deep sea tectonic activity, which will mean huge waves from Tsujido Beach clear over to PB in San Diego in the next few days. A high surf advisory has been put into effect in many coastal cities (check local weather services for details). I'm not an "expert" stormwatcher, but if my readings are correct, the epicenter of this seismic activity is actually moving.

Looks like a force of nature is headed our way. Stay tuned as we track this story.

Article #3[edit | edit source]

This article was posted on July 14, 2013.

Massive "Oceanic Anomaly" Approaching California Coast
A group of cetologists conducting humpback whale bioacoustics research have found more than they bargained for.

Picking up atypical broadband levels, experts have determined the sonic signature is from "an unknown source of enormous size."

Oceanographers have been tracking the echolocation trajectory, and predict the source will reach the San Diego coastline some time this week.

Did you see this story today? What on Earth could make this sound, and where’s it headed now?

Article #4[edit | edit source]

This article was posted on July 15, 2013.

Something big is approaching San Diego. Will you be one of the first to witness the Encounter?

Japanese Posters[edit | edit source]

Posters in Japanese were posted by the Godzilla Encounter on July 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21. All of them have the following tags:

  • Godzilla
  • Godzillaencounter
  • SDCC

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Posts featuring quotes from various people were posted on July 17, 18, 19, and 21.

Godzilla is the son of the atomic bomb... the sacred beast of the apocalypse.

Tomoyuki Tanaka, Godzilla Producer

You have your fear, which might become reality; and you have Godzilla, which is reality

— Lt. Hideto Ogata, Nekai Steamship Co. (Godzilla 1954)

Both destroyer and victim, the monster inspires terror and empathy - perhaps even admiration.

— J. Hoberman, The Village Voice

We need an exterminator. We need Godzilla.

Xilien Controller (Invasion of Astro-Monster)

Completes the canonization of Godzilla... The dragon has become St. George.

— The New York Times

You will be the instrument of our revenge, O' Godzilla!

— Tengan Kunito, Azumi High Priest (Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla)

Godzilla is no only the product of nature's avenging force, but also of the horrific scientific mistakes that characterized the atomic age.

— Cynthia Erb, Author / Godzilla Historian

When mankind falls into conflict with nature, monsters are born.

Prof. Hayashida, Godzilla Behavioral Expert (The Return of Godzilla)

Audio[edit | edit source]

There were four audio clips posted by the Godzilla Encounter on July 17, 18, 19, and 21.

Godzilla Timeline[edit | edit source]

The Godzilla Encounter made posts for several points in the Showa Godzilla universe's timeline on July 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Prologue to a Monster
U.S. Military Forces drop the atom bomb upon Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending WWII and changing the course of life on Earth.

The Terror of Tokyo
Japanese fishing vessel "Lucky Dragon Five" is exposed to radioactive fallout in the Pacific.

That same year, the world witnesses the first Godzilla sighting in Tokyo as the creature rises from the depths of Japan's irradiated ocean.

The Soviet Union ratifies the Warsaw Pact and the Nuclear Arms Race accelerates across the globe.

As Godzilla's first monster-on-monster battle erupts in Osaka, it becomes clear that a deadly new race of monsters threatens us all.

The Cuban Missile Crisis brings the entire world to the brink of nuclear annihilation. Meanwhile, every nation holds its breath as Godzilla and King Kong so battle in a historic clash between "East vs. West".

The People's Monster
As the Imperial 'Dragon Nation' of China joins the nuclear age, Godzilla faces a creature like nothing humanity has seen before: King Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster.

Defying the impossible, the U.S. and Soviet Union compete to put a man on the moon. As the entire world looks to the stars wide-eyed wondered, Godzilla fights the extraterrestrial 'Monster Zero' in a brutal interplanetary battle.

As post-war Japan continues to heal from the past and sees hope in its future, society is ready to embrace Godzilla as a wonder of nature.

Monster Island allows us to observe the creature in his natural habitat, establishing his status as an apex predator among monsters.

The Savior of Mankind
Japan in the 70's enters a period of growth and prosperity. As their industrial and military presence expands, Godzilla himself becomes a global superpower. When killer creatures cause worldwide chaos, Godzilla alone has the power to Destroy All Monsters.

Breakthroughs in Japan's computer industry make it the electronic epicenter of the world. In 1974, a new fear is activated as Mechagodzilla turns technology against the very nation that created it.

Return of the Destroyer
Thirty years since his atomic inception, the world sees The Return of Godzilla: a rampaging monster born of the same DNA as its 1954 predecessor. Unleashing his primal fury upon Tokyo, the creature's true nature can no longer be contained.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

The Godzilla Encounter made 3 posts of videos, including reactions at the Godzilla Encounter from fans and the cast of Godzilla and the teaser trailer of the film.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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