Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)

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Mothra Films
Rebirth of Mothra
Rebirth of Mothra II
Rebirth of Mothra III
Toho Company, Limited Monster Movie
The Japanese poster for Rebirth of Mothra II
Rebirth of Mothra II
Alternate Titles
Flagicon Japan.png Mothra 2: The Great Undersea Battle (1997)
See alternate titles
Directed by Kunio Miyoshi
Produced by Hiroaki Kitayama
Shogo Tomiyama
Written by Masumi Suetani
Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Toshiyuki Watanabe
Distributor TohoJP
TriStar PicturesUS
Rating Unrated
Box Office $7,000,000
Running Time 98 minutesJP
(1 hour, 38 minutes)
97 minutesUS
(1 hour, 37 minutes)
Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
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A transforming miracle! (奇跡の大変身!)
The battle to protect lives begins.
(命を守るための戦いが始まる。)
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— Tagline

A miracle occurs. To protect lives. (奇跡が起こる。命を守るために。)
When a super-ancient civilization <Nilai-Kanai> awakens from its 11,000-year slumber, the beautiful south seas become a battleground, wagering the future of life itself.
(一万千年の眠りから超古代文明《ニライ・カナイ》が目を覚ますとき、美しい南の海は生命の未来をかけた戦場になる。)
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— Tagline

Rebirth of Mothra II (モスラ2 海底の大決戦,   Mosura Tsū Kaitei no Daikessen, lit. Mothra 2: The Great Undersea Battle) is a 1997 tokusatsu kaiju film produced by Toho, and the second entry in the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy. It was released to Japanese theaters on December 13, 1997.

Plot

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Staff

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

Cast

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

  • Sayaka Yamaguchi   as   Lora
  • Megumi Kobayashi   as   Moll
  • Aki Hano   as   Belvera
  • Hikari Mitsushima   as   Shiori Uranai
  • Masaki Otake   as   Kyohei Toguchi
  • Shimada Masanao   as   Yoji Miyagi
  • Nonami Maho   as   Princess Yuna
  • Atsushi Okuno   as   Mikio Otani
  • Hajime Okayama   as   Junichi Nagase
  • Misako Konno   as   Toshiko Uranai
  • Fumie Hosokawa   as   Akiko Kimura
  • Kazushi Nemoto   as   Masahiro Noguchi
  • Kentaro Sakai   as   Police Officer

Appearances

Monsters

Weapons, Vehicles, and Races

Soundtrack

Main article: Rebirth of Mothra II (Soundtrack).

Alternate Titles

  • Mothra 2: The Great Undersea Battle (Literal Japanese Title)
  • Mothra: The Sunken Kingdom (Mothra: Das versunkene Königreich; Germany)

Theatrical Releases

  • Japan - December 13, 1997

U.S. Release

Rebirth of Mothra II was released on DVD by TriStar Pictures in 2000, packaged with Rebirth of Mothra. It premiered on the Sci-Fi Channel on May 31, 2003, the same day as the other two films in the trilogy. All three films were included in a 2014 Sony Blu-ray set, which finally made the Japanese language track available in the U.S.

Box Office

The film grossed around $7,000,000 at the box office.

Reception

The film is widely considered the weakest of the Rebirth of Mothra trilogy.[citation needed]

Video Releases

Tristar DVD (2000)[1]

  • Region: 1
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: English (2.0 Mono)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Special Features: None
  • Notes: Packaged with Rebirth of Mothra.

Toho DVD (2006, 2013, 2015)

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Subtitles: Japanese
  • Special Features: Audio commentary by Hikari Mitsushima, trailers and DVD spots, message from special effects director Koichi Kawakita, behind-the-scenes tokusatsu featurette, Hikari Mitsushima interview, booklet

Sony Pictures Blu-ray + Digital HD (2014)

  • Region: A/1
  • Discs: 2
  • Audio: Japanese (DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0), English (DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0)
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Special Features: Four trailers for Rebirth of Mothra, four trailers for Rebirth of Mothra II, three trailers for Rebirth of Mothra III
  • Notes: Packaged with Rebirth of Mothra and Rebirth of Mothra III.

Toho Blu-ray (2017)

  • Region: A/1
  • Discs: 3
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Subtitles: Japanese
  • Special Features: Audio commentary by Hikari Mitsushima, trailers and DVD spots, message from special effects director Koichi Kawakita, behind-the-scenes tokusatsu featurette, Hikari Mitsushima interview, booklet, image gallery
  • Notes: Packaged with Rebirth of Mothra and Rebirth of Mothra III.

Videos

Trailers

Rebirth of Mothra II Japanese trailer
Rebirth of Mothra II Japanese "Newsflash/Special Announcement" trailer #1

References

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SkullIslandExplorer

28 days ago
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Am I the only one who thinks that this RoM movie feels more like a Pokémon movie than the others?
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MosuFan2004

18 months ago
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I love this poster.