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Oscars Memoriam Honors Godzilla's Haruo Nakajima

Oscars Memoriam Honors Godzilla's Haruo Nakajima

On August 7th, 2017 the Godzilla fandom lost its most beloved star: Godzilla himself. Hollywood did not forget this loss. Haruo Nakajima, the man who played Godzilla in 12 different films, was included in the Oscars' memoriam segment. Smiling with a Godzilla figurine in hand, Nakajima was honored in front of American television audiences.

You can watch the full segment below. Nakajima shows up at 2:27:

You can read our look back at Nakajima's career here.

Once again, we bid farewell to the legend that truly was the King of the Monsters. Sayonara, Nakajima-san.

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3 Fan responses to Oscars Memoriam Honors Godzilla's Haruo Nakajima

KoldWarKid62

Mar-05-2018 3:15 AM

That was nice to see. Congrats also to Guillermo del Toro. Score one for the geeks!

riggzamortis86

Mar-05-2018 10:45 AM

Beautiful.

MinecraftDinoKaiju

Mar-12-2018 10:11 AM

Absolutely amazing.

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