Mechani-Godzilla

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Mechani-Godzilla
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Species Robot
First appearance Latest appearance
Chibikko Special Showa Mechagodzilla Steel Encyclopedia

Mechani-Godzilla (メカニゴジラ Mekanigojira) is a robotic version of Godzilla that appeared in the television show Chibikko Special, which aired on the Tokyo 12 Channel from 1971-1972.[1] Mechani-Godzilla is also mentioned in the informational book Showa Mechagodzilla Steel Encyclopedia.[2]

Name

The first part of Mechani-Godzilla's name is most likely short for "mechanic," "mechanical," or "mechanism," which is in reference to the creature's mechanical body.

Design

Mechani-Godzilla was created by a young boy that appeared on the Chibikko Special program. This design earned the boy the show's award of excellence for its design.[3][4] Mechani-Godzilla was described as being a Godzilla suit that was repainted silver and given a switch on its chest.[5][4]

Trivia

  • Mechani-Godzilla's concept and design predate that of Mechagodzilla.

References

This is a list of references for Mechani-Godzilla. 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. Chibikko Special. retrieved 29 April 2023
  2. Showa Mechagodzilla Steel Encyclopedia. retrieved 29 April 2023
  3. kasenjiki.com. retrieved 30 April 2023
  4. 4.0 4.1 mykaiju.com. retrieved 30 April 2023
  5. Mechagodzilla (Showa) – Development. retrieved 29 April 2023

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