The first Godzilla anime feature, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, is getting a manga adaptation. Shonen Jump (Dragon Ball) will begin publishing the manga in March, 2018. Yuusu "Youth" Kurahashi (Renai Yuusei, Summer Hero) will illustrate based on the film's character designs.
The manga is said to include material not seen in the film and explore the characters' pasts. There is currently no word on whether or not the manga will receive and English language translation.
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 is currently wrapping up its run in Japanese theaters and will hit Netflix worldwide sometime in 2018.
The sequel, currently translated as Godzilla: Decisive Battle, Mobile Breeder City, hits Japanese theaters May, 2018.
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This article was written By G. H. (Gman) and published on 2017-12-26 11:01:19
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