Godzilla TV (1999-2000)

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Godzilla TV
Logo of Godzilla TV
Air date October 4, 1999[1] - March 31, 2000[2]
Production company NAS, General Entertainment
Channel(s) TV Tokyo
Genre(s) Informational
Episodes ~130[note 1]

Godzilla TV (ゴジラTV (ティービー),   Gojira Tībī) is a Japanese informational television series produced by NAS and General Entertainment that aired from October 4, 1999[1] to March 31, 2000.[2]


Godzilla TV aired 5-minute episodes Monday through Friday from 6:40 to 6:45 JST.[1] Each day of the week featured a different type of content:

  • Monday: Godzilla Theater (ゴジラ劇場) - Selected clips from previous Godzilla films[1]
  • Tuesday: Godzilla Expedition Team (ゴジラ探検隊)[note 2] - A child reporter visits sets and filming locations from the Godzilla series[1]
  • Wednesday: Godzilla Laboratory (ゴジラ研究所) - Comedians answer questions related to Godzilla[1]
  • Thursday: World of Godzilla (世界のゴジラ) - Children from around the world learn more about Godzilla, such as through drawings and other activites[1]
  • Friday: Breaking Godzilla 2000 News (ゴジラ2000最新映画情報) - News, images and cast interviews from Godzilla 2000: Millennium[1]

The show's opening theme, "Run, Run Godzirun" performed by Japanese rock band Domingos, was also used as an image song for Godzilla 2000: Millennium. A Godzilla Cap (ゴジラキャップ) modeled by Shinichi Wakasa[3] was frequently worn during the show.[4]

Godzilla TV has never been rebroadcast nor released on home video, thus remaining largely unavailable. Small sections dedicated to the series have since been featured in Japanese publications, such as Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works.[5]



Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Godzilla Cap modeled by   Shinichi Wakasa[3]
  • Opening theme "Run, Run Godzirun" performed by   Domingos
    • Lyrics by   Ikkyu Yoshida
    • Composed by   Akira Ifukube (stock)
    • Arranged by   Domingos, Takahiro Kaneko


Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Mayu Suzuki   as   Commander Mayu



Opening theme "Run, Run Godzirun"


  1. It is unknown exactly how many episodes of Godzilla TV were broadcast. However, assuming no days were skipped, it can be calculated to have had 130 episodes, given its airing schedule of every weekday.
  2. Called "Movie Expedition Team" (映画探検隊) in Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works (p. 179).


This is a list of references for Godzilla TV. 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 "10月4日(月)より「ゴジラTV」放送開始!". godzilla.co.jp. 4 October 1999. Archived from the original on 29 February 2000.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "テレビ東京平日朝アニメ枠". ja.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 @ggrasperZX (14 May 2015). "若い方から聞かれたので補足。ミレゴジヘッドはゴジラ2000ミレニアム公開時にテレ東で放送された「ゴジラTV」の【ゴジラキャップコーナー】で実際に使用されたもの。造形はもちろん若狭氏で目は実際のミレゴジと同じものが使用されています。". Twitter.
  4. Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia. Shogakukan. 23 July 2014. p. 155. ISBN 4-096-82090-3.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works. Shogakukan. 1 January 2000. p. 179. ISBN 978-4091014702.


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