Osaka Castle

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Osaka Castle (大坂城 or 大阪城,   Ōsaka-jō) is a castle in Osaka, Japan. It was built in the late 1500s, and was in use far into the 19th Century. It was gradually rebuilt after it was damaged by a fire in the 1800s, with the keep being restored in 1928, and restorations finishing in 1997. It first appeared in Godzilla Raids Again.


Showa Series

Godzilla Raids Again

Godzilla and Anguirus fight near the keep in Godzilla Raids Again

With the once-beautiful city of Osaka now in ruins, Godzilla and Anguirus fight around the partly-restored castle, and Godzilla slams Anguirus into the castle's keep, demolishing it with little effort. Anguirus, severely injured atop the ruins of the keep, tried desperately to fight back, but was killed after Godzilla bit into his neck with his jaws, then burnt the corpse with a blast of his Atomic Breath. Anguirus' lifeless body toppled off the remains of the Castle, and into the Okawa River.

Gamera vs. Barugon

Barugon fires its rainbow beam next to Osaka Castle in Gamera vs. Barugon

During Barugon's rampage through Osaka, he came very close to the castle and when a few jets attacked, he froze the tower with his freeze breath. A short time later, Barugon unleashed his Rainbow Beam and destroyed most of the long-range missile launchers that were firing at him. Gamera arrived in Osaka and battled Barugon, but was frozen by Barugon's freeze breath. Gamera eventually thawed and flew after Barugon, thawing the castle in the process.

Heisei Series

Godzilla vs. Biollante

Osaka Castle in Godzilla vs. Biollante



Godzilla Raids Again


Gamera vs. Barugon


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