Godzilla vs. Baraguirus

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Godzilla vs. Baraguirus
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Planned 1995
Concept history Godzilla vs. Giant Monster VaranGodzilla vs. GodzillaGodzilla vs. Ghost GodzillaGodzilla vs. BaraguirusGodzilla vs. ChaosGodzilla vs. the Divine BeastGodzilla vs. BaganGodzilla vs. Junior GodzillaGodzilla vs. Deep-Sea LifeGodzilla vs. BiomonsterGodzilla vs. Super Nuked GodzillaGodzilla vs. LambdaGodzilla vs. BarubaroiGodzilla vs. Destoroyah

Godzilla vs. Baraguirus (ゴジラVSバラギラス,   Gojira tai Baragirasu) is an early proposal for the seventh Heisei Godzilla film. Another iteration of the idea to pit Godzilla against Ghost Godzilla, the concept had Ghost Godzilla possess the new monster Baraguirus, a kaiju with traits of both Baragon and Anguirus.

Plot

More than 40 years have passed since the original Godzilla's 1954 attack on Tokyo. The spirit of the first Godzilla awakens in Tokyo Bay and attacks Japan. The attacks by Ghost Godzilla draw the attention of the modern day Godzilla and the quadrupedal dinosaurian monster Baraguirus. Ghost Godzilla soon possesses Baraguirus and an all out war between the monster and Godzilla looms.[1]

History

This draft was submitted on December 22, 1994 by Shinji Nishikawa, who proposed expanding the monster cast of Godzilla vs. Godzilla to more than just Godzilla and his ghostly doppelganger. Nishikawa added the new monster Baraguirus, a creature with traits of and named after both Baragon and Anguirus. Rather than possessing LittleGodzilla as in previous drafts, Ghost Godzilla this time possessed this new kaiju.[1]

Ultimately, the idea to pit Godzilla against Ghost Godzilla was abandoned altogether, with director Takao Okawara citing three consecutive films pitting Godzilla against a clone of himself as "too much."[2]

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References

This is a list of references for Godzilla vs. Baraguirus. 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 Godzilla vs. Destoroyah Completion. Hobby Japan. 9 December 2017. ISBN: 978-4798615813.
  2. Milner, David (December 1995). Takao Okawara Interview III. Kaiju Conversations.

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