Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again
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Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again, originally published as Godzilla: Tokyo and Osaka Editions (ゴジラ 東京・大阪篇, is a Gojira: Tōkyō, Ōsaka-hen)1955 book containing novelizations of the first two Godzilla films: Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again. Written by the films' storywriter Shigeru Kayama, the book was printed by the Joyo Printing Company on July 10, 1955 and published by Shimamura Publishing that July 20. It is Kayama's second Godzilla publication after the 1954 novel Monster Godzilla, which was instead based on a radio drama of the same name.
The novels have since received numerous reissues. The first was by Kisotengai on September 10, 1976, with a second edition published January 5, 1977. Kisotengai released them again on August 10, 1979, and this version also had a second edition in 1980. Shogakukan and Chikumashobo released two more versions on December 12, 1993 and November 10, 2004, respectively, with the latter receiving a second edition on September 25, 2016. Nearly 70 years after the book's initial publication, an English translation by Jeffrey Angles will be published by University of Minnesota Press on October 3, 2023.
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Godzilla Raids Again
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