Godzilla Movie

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Statue & Origin

Godzilla-Movies.com
News
Scified2017-08-18 23:49:25https://www.scified.com/articles/godzilla-planet-the-monsters-statue--origin-6.jpg
Scified
28,877 Reads21 CommentsAdd A Comment

At the beginning of the week a promotional statue of the 2017 Godzilla was teased for fans. Twitter recently exploded with multiple angles of the full reveal.

The Godzilla of the upcoming anime movie Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters first appears in the year 2030. Humanity had been at war with monsters since 1999, as a result of Earth's evolving environment, but they had never met a force like Godzilla. SciFi Japan reports that Godzilla is, "the largest life form ever recorded and possesses unique body tissue integrated with metal-like muscle fibers, which can generate a strong electromagnetic charge, to support his massive weight. The end result of natural selection on Earth, he originated from plant-based life and has gone on to survive 20,000 long years as a super-evolved living organism." No word yet on if radioactivity will factor in to Godzilla's origin as well.

Below are images of the 2 meter tall statue, emphasizing the plant-influenced design:

What do you think of Godzilla's new origin for the film? What of the new design and what the close ups provided by the promotional standee? Let us know in the comments below.

Thanks to the many users who have posted images.

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).
--
Source:
SciFi Japan
ggrasperZX Twitter
Kaiju Ninja Twitter
Ben Chaffins Twitter
Kaijubattle.net

Discuss this news and other Godzilla & Monsterverse topics in our Godzilla Forums- a dedicated community of Godzilla fans built by fans for fans!

Want to chat about Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire? Join thousands of other Godzilla fans in the Godzilla x Kong online forums here! You can click here to start your own discussion!

Browse images from the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong sequel here as well as images from Apple TV’s Monarch: Legacy of Monsters and Toho’s Godzilla Minus One.

Stay up to date with the latest news on all things Godzilla, Toho and the Monsterverse also by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Written by G. H. (Gman)Published on 2017-08-18 23:49:25

Get G-ed Up!

Represent your favorite Godzilla monsters with custom Godzilla clothing and merchandise! Click here for even more options!

Godzilla wins 2021 Shirt
Godzilla Hoodie
Kong Wins 2021 Shirt
Find more info:
21 Comments

Ultrazero80

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 12:00 AM

Cool.

TheGMan123

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 4:34 AM

Seriously. A part-metal electromagnetic vegetable god that can melt mountains.

I cannot WAIT!

Imperial96

MemberMothra LarvaeAug-19-2017 4:41 AM

He originated from plant-based life, sound similar to Biollante.

TheGMan123

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 5:00 AM

You can see it in the design, too.

Looking closely, you can see that his skin and musculature looks very much like plant roots or tree bark.

KingKaijuGojira

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 5:35 AM

I agree Imperial96. Biollante may have even been an inspiration for this incarnation. I really like the back story for this Godzilla. Can't wait to see more.

Kaiju-Man257

MemberBaragonAug-19-2017 11:15 AM

So awesome. Love the strange but unique backstory and the nod to Legendary. I'm very excited to see how this turns out. 

Sci-Fi King25

MemberGiganAug-19-2017 11:33 AM

Well this is certainly a unique Godzilla. So would he be classified as a plant, an animal, or something in between? Additionally, will this Godzilla have anything to do with nuclear power/radiation?

TheGMan123

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 12:22 PM

Radioactive material in the past allows plant life to evolve past its roots (pardon the pun) into something more akin to actual animals, culminating in the most powerful living organism ever to walk the Earth.

The Jurassic Bootleg

MemberBaragonAug-19-2017 5:10 PM

Grootzilla!

JurassicNight

MemberTitanosaurusAug-19-2017 5:33 PM

Love how Godzilla is evolved from Plant life, a very unique origin. In general I love how this Godzilla is literally the ultimate organism as it even puts "The end result of Natural Selection on Earth". 

Huge-Ben

MemberBaragonAug-19-2017 6:09 PM

I'd like to add a few more pictures of this statue that I've borrowed from a few other Japanese people. 

The Legend of Brian

MemberBaragonAug-19-2017 10:06 PM

I see that they took the maple leaf design of the dorsal fins literally.

riggzamortis86

MemberTitanosaurusAug-21-2017 6:02 AM

there are those eyes. I was getting worried.

I like how they make him look seriously ancient! Like an old man. Not sure how I like the originating from plant idea instead of the nuclear bomb test idea, but I'll go for a ride on this one. Im sure ill still enjoy it.

This just hit me, I think I love the symbolism about Godzilla's Dorsal fins looking like leaves. Leaves must change color and fall every year. Thus creating a new season, a new life to emerge soon there after. Godzilla's dorsal fins represent change, not to just Godzilla but to the story. To his origin in order to give way a new life of Godzilla fandom. Damn, I don't know if they meant to do that or not, but that could be interpreted to be deep for fans to just enjoy the ride.

Im just confused as to why they had to change his origin like this? I guess to make this story have flight. I'm going to keep an open mind.

 

JurassicNight

MemberTitanosaurusAug-21-2017 8:00 AM

I love the origin change, it's way different and really interesting. Like he's literally Earth's final and ultimate level of Natural Evolution. It doesn't get any cooler than that.

riggzamortis86

MemberTitanosaurusAug-21-2017 8:07 AM

Other people on line are giving this new look a ripping. They are saying pretty negative things about this new look. I agree he looks like an old man, but for this plot that's not a bad thing. Hugh Jackman looked like an old man in the Logan movie and people loved that.

UltraSega2017

MemberMothra LarvaeAug-21-2017 10:24 AM

Impacting,Awesome a Real Design of Godzilla is Truly Powerful his Muscles are Cool like Arnie Schwarznegger Inspired by huh?is okay awesome :)

RR44

MemberBaragonAug-21-2017 5:15 PM

it kind of has an Attack on Titan feel to it. It's not bad.. and definitely had a look similar to Edward's G. He does have a fat gut though. Just how tall is he in this flick ?

JurassicNight

MemberTitanosaurusAug-21-2017 6:00 PM

They said he was taller than Shin and the Anime description says he's the largest lifeform ever recorded so really big. I'm guessing somewhere in the 800 foot region but for all we know he could be in the thousands. 

riggzamortis86

MemberTitanosaurusAug-22-2017 7:57 AM

DAMN!!!!!!!

I guess only in anime can you show him that big. In any life action movie you could not really take in the size of a creature that big and make it look real in contrast to the rest of the scene. 

I would do the same damn thing.

riggzamortis86

MemberTitanosaurusAug-22-2017 9:18 AM

I also want to point out the design of the tail. It almost looks like a thorn from a rose. Neat way to make his tail even more deadly.

HyperGojira2

MemberMothra LarvaeAug-24-2017 5:26 PM

I like that the new origin for a new medium.  Now we have Legendary, Shin, and Monster Planet versions.  All taking different yet interesting takes on the monster king

Add A Comment
Sign In Required
Sign in using your Scified Account to access this feature!
Email
Password
Visitor Comments
Latest Images
Godzilla & Kaiju Godzilla & Kaiju Fandom
Godzilla Movie Forums
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Discuss the Godzilla vs. Kong sequel here!
Godzilla
Godzilla Talk all things Godzilla, Pacific Rim, Gamera & more here
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Discuss the Monsterverse TV series on Apple TV here!
Godzilla Fan Works
Godzilla Fan Works Share Your Godzilla Fan Creations
Godzilla Merchandise
Godzilla Merchandise Discuss Godzilla Toys & Literature
Godzilla: Minus One
Godzilla: Minus One Discuss the Toho movie, Godzilla: Minus One here!
Godzilla 2014
Godzilla 2014 Discuss the Legendary Godzilla Series
Godzilla Video Games
Godzilla Video Games Talk and Compare Godzilla Games
Shin-Gojira
Shin-Gojira Discuss Shin-Godzilla here
Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters
Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters Discuss the Legendary Godzilla sequel here!
Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)
Godzilla vs. Kong (2020) Discuss the Godzilla vs. Kong Monsterverse movie here!
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
G. H. (Gman)
G. H. (Gman) » Godzilla
54% To Next Rank
Nicozilla
Nicozilla » Baragon
75% To Next Rank
Gojirafan2013
Gojirafan2013 » Baragon
67% To Next Rank
KoldWarKid62
KoldWarKid62 » Baragon
43% To Next Rank
7amey
7amey » Baragon
21% To Next Rank
Latest Godzilla Fandom Activity
Godzilla Forum Teams

Godzilla-Movies.com is an information resource for fans looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Providing the latest official and accurate information on Godzilla: King of the Monsters, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Godzilla Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Godzilla looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. Godzilla: King of the Monsters and its associated names, logos and images are property of and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for Godzilla: King of the Monsters's release.

© 2024 Scified.com
Sign in
Use your Scified Account to sign in


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Transport To Communities
Alien Hosted Community
Cloverfield Hosted Community
Godzilla Hosted Community
Jurassic World Hosted Community
Predator Hosted Community
Aliens vs. Predator Hosted Community
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Trending Articles
Blogs & Editorials