Wolfman vs. Godzilla (1983)

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Wolfman vs. Godzilla
Japanese Wolfman vs. Godzilla poster
Alternate titles
Flagicon Japan.png Legendary Beast
Wolfman vs. Godzilla
(1983)

Directed by Shizuo Nakajima
Producer(s) Shizuo Nakajima
Music by Akira Ifukube (stock)
Designs used WolGoji[1] (replicas of KingGoji, MosuGoji)
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A fierce battle that shakes the Earth's axis!!! (地軸をゆるがす大激闘!!!)
Will you win, Godzilla? Will you win, Wolfman?
(ゴジラ勝つか?狼男勝つか?)
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— Tagline

Wolfman vs. Godzilla (伝説の巨獣狼男対ゴジラ,   Densetsu no Kyojū Ōkami Otoko tai Gojira, lit. Legendary Beast Wolfman vs. Godzilla) is an upcoming fan film directed and produced by Shizuo Nakajima and several former Toho filmmakers following Nakajima's previous project, Wolfman vs. Baragon. Though shot in 1983, the film has yet to be completed or released officially.

Plot

From what has been revealed, the plot of Wolfman vs. Godzilla consists of a werewolf appearing in Japan, which becomes irradiated and grows to daikaiju size. This giant Wolfman encounters Godzilla in the countryside, and the two monsters battle. Godzilla is portrayed as a rampaging monster like in the early Showa series, but the lesser of two evils compared to the Wolfman.

Production

Principal photography on Wolfman vs. Godzilla began in 1983 and concluded in the mid 1980's. Post-production ("editing, sound design, and visual effects") is ongoing.[2]

Development

According to Shizuo Nakajima, many drafts of the film were made in the 1970's, most of them starting out simply as short films. One of them featured a Godzilla suit that closely resembled the MosuGoji suit. The Wolfman's design was also drastically different, somewhat resembling a mummy, with a head that bears a slight resemblance to one of the Gargantuas. Another one of these short films featured the Wolfman character in battle against Baragon as well. All of the costumes made during the film's production were made by professional costume maker Fuyuki Shinada, who would go on to design the monsters in Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack. By 1983, production had changed and much of the monster action was re-filmed in order to create a feature-length film, featuring a new Godzilla suit that was based on the KingGoji. This is the version of the film most people have been familiar with, while the older drafts were believed to be entirely lost, with only stills surviving. However, Nakajima recently revealed some of the earlier footage and stated that he intended to splice together the old and new footage of the film prior to giving it a DVD release. According to Nakajima, over ten hours of raw footage for the film exists.

Though several photos circulated online, information about the film was almost nonexistent in the United States until 2012, when Mark Jaramillo made contact with Nakajima and received a short montage of effects footage from the film. This clip, along a number of behind-the-scenes photos, was shown at G-Fest XIX in an impromptu, standing room only panel. The following year, Nakajima traveled to G-Fest himself, bringing more footage with him. He has since released a number of clips and set footage online using his personal Facebook account.[3]

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Clips from Wolfman vs. Godzilla
are shown at G-Fest XIX in 2012
Behind the scenes of filming
Wolfman vs. Godzilla
Footage and stills from Wolfman vs. Baragon, Wolfman vs. Godzilla's precursor

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CrystalZilla

one month ago
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Man whatever happened to that Summer 2020 release? I know it was supposed to be shown at the Olympcis and that got ruined by COVID, but still no news? Not even maybe that more footage is getting put together?
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Astounding Beyond Belief

one month ago
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Nakajima's still posting clips on his Facebook page. As for when it'll all finally come together, no idea.
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UltraGoji

11 months ago
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I'm so exited for this!
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UltraGoji

11 months ago
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Should we call the Wolfman suit "ShodaiWolf"?
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Astounding Beyond Belief

11 months ago
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We eliminated the made-up design names for non-Godzilla kaiju from the site a while ago.
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UltraGoji

11 months ago
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Ohhh I get it, that's probably why my WolGoji page was deleted
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Lamango

18 months ago
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Baragon huh?
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Gojira2014

28 months ago
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2020 gonna be a good year.
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GodzillaFan1990

16 months ago
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I so hope thats the year it be released. I would LOVE to see it myself
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CreativeName22

29 months ago
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That Nicholas Cage picture is the weirdest thing i would ever imagine...
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DystrVction

30 months ago
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I patiently await 2020 for the alleged release date for DVD/BluRay. Hopefully Toho will allow it and approve of it. After all, the people who made it are former employees and legendary ones at that!
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SkullIsland

42 months ago
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Awmstudioproductions made figures for the Wolfman, Godzooky, and the Hanna barbera Godzilla. The figures were sold at G-Fest XXIV.

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G-Fest XXIV Wolfman.jpeg
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TheWatcherIsBae

42 months ago
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The Wolfman figure is fantastic.
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TheWatcherIsBae

42 months ago
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Better version of Magara's image.
Here's a better image showing the Wolfman figurine from multiple different angles.
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Dark-Carioca

13 months ago
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That Hanna-Barbera one is awesome
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TheWatcherIsBae

43 months ago
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Should it be added to the page that Shizuo Nakajima expects the film to be finished and released by the time of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

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TheWatcherIsBae

43 months ago
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The new footage of him fighting Baragon is awesome. I'm also happy that they're still working on the movie, as shown by the recent images of the film being edited in After Effects. Can't wait to see this :D
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Magara M&E

51 months ago
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I so wanna see this
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Magara M&E

51 months ago
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Is it still getting released? Its past summer.
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TheWatcherIsBae

51 months ago
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They intend to release it sometime around the Tokyo Olympics.
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TheWatcherIsBae

51 months ago
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For those who want to see all of the Facebook footage released by Shizuo Nakajima: https://www....5&type=2

The movie looks fantastic!
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