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MechaGodzilla Returns in Anime Sequel! Release Date & Poster Revealed!

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Tomorrow the first anime Godzilla film, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, will hit Japanese theaters. But just as we hit the release date's eleventh hour Toho Animation and Polygon have given us a tease of the sequel.

The second film of the Godzilla anime trilogy has the (very) rough translation, Godzilla: The Mobile City's Decisive Battle. We're waiting on Toho's official English title for the upcoming sequel. The film will be released in Japanese theaters May, 2018.

The brief teaser synopsis reveals,

"What is the city that was left on Earth 20,000 years after all urban structures should have been devastated? There is a scene that cuts out the moment that humanity confronted 'something' in the darkness where rubble was stacked. What is MechaGodzilla? A decisive weapon created by mankind to stop Godzilla?"

You can check out the teaser poster below:

MechaGodzilla has long been rumored as a likely monster in the anime continuity. Fans have noted images that look like a robotic Godzilla in press material for Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters. Which may add up with the title since a piece of pre-production art was captioned, "MechaGodzilla City":

What do you think of MechaGodzilla's return? Are you excited to see him in the upcoming anime sequel? What do you think of the glimpse at his new design? Sound off in the comments below!

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters stars the voice talents of Mamoru Miyano (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Ultraman Zero: The Movie), Takahiro Sakurai (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans), Kana Hanazawa (.hack//Quantum), Yuki Kaji (Attack on Titan), Tomokazu Sugita (Attack on Titan), Junichi Suwabe (Space Dandy), Kenta Miyake (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn), Kenyu Horiuchi (Bleach, One Piece), Kazuhiro Yamaji (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children) and Kazuya Nakai (Dragon Ball Super). The film is directed by Kobun Shizuno (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare) & Hiroyuki Seshita (Knights of Sidonia) from a screenplay by Gen Urobuchi (Kamen Rider Gaim).

The movie will open in Japanese theaters November 17th, 2017 and hit Netflix sometime in 2018.

The sequel, tentatively translated as Godzilla: The Mobile City's Decisive Battle, hits Japanese theaters May, 2018.
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2017-11-16 19:35:20

About Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.

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