In Destroy All Monsters, the SoshingekiGoji's name comes from the film's Japanese title, specifically sōshingeki (総進撃), meaning attack of the marching [monsters], and Goji, which comes from Godzilla's Japanese name, Gojira (ゴジラ).
In All Monsters Attack, the AllKaijuGoji's name comes from the film's Japanese title, specifically ōru kaijū (オール怪獣), meaning all kaiju, and Goji, which comes from Godzilla's Japanese name, Gojira (ゴジラ).
One of the more popular Godzilla designs, the SoshingekiGoji suit featured a bell-shape body with a pronounced breast bone, a long neck and a head somewhat similar to the DaisensoGoji, with defined brows and more menacing eyes than the previous DaisensoGoji and MusukoGoji suits.
The eyes on this suit did not move, though the eyelids flutter briefly in the scene when King Ghidorah flies overhead at Mt. Fuji in Destroy All Monsters. This was the most used suit in the Showa Godzilla series, and this was very evident in the suit's final appearance, Godzilla vs. Gigan, for in one scene where Godzilla is on top of Gigan and punching him, one can actually see pieces of the suit flying off, as well as visible rips in the arms.
The SoshingekiGoji suit is readied for a scene in Godzilla vs. Hedorah
The head of the SoshingekiGoji suit on display in 2019
The cover for the soundtrack of Destroy All Monsters
The cover for the soundtrack of All Monsters Attack
The cover for the soundtrack of Godzilla vs. Hedorah
The cover for the soundtrack of Godzilla vs. Gigan
Bandai America Godzilla 1968
X-Plus 25cm Large Monster Godzilla 1968
X-Plus 30cm Godzilla 1968
X-Plus 25cm Large Monster Godzilla 1971
X-Plus 25cm Large Monster Godzilla 1971 with alternate hands
Bandai Japan Godzilla Complete Works Godzilla 1968
Bandai Japan Godzilla Complete Works Godzilla 1969
Bandai Japan Godzilla Complete Works Godzilla 1971
Bandai Japan Godzilla Complete Works Godzilla 1972
Battle Spirits BSC26 Godzilla (1971) card
- The SoshingekiGoji is one of the most prolific Godzilla suits, used as the main suit in four consecutive films.
- This suit is also notable for being the last suit Haruo Nakajima would portray Godzilla in.
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