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What do you guys think of the least original monster is?

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MonsterMovieguy

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-25-2015 5:31 PM

Hey guys, it's been a while. What do you guys think is the least original monster? I think Kumoga is because he/she's a giant spider!

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Therizinosaurus Rex(aka Kaijusaurs)

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-25-2015 5:48 PM

The giant lobster, c'mon it's a stupid lobster.

Therizinosaurus for JW2!

Something Real

MemberGodzillaFeb-25-2015 6:42 PM

MONSTERMOVIEGUY - This is a fun topic! Hmm...least original monster? I would have to say that, in my opinion, the giant condor is the least original of the lost! Thank you for presenting this fun question, and welcome back! :)

4Kaiju

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-25-2015 9:05 PM

The Mutos and e Destroyah crabs.

The Mutos looke like Cloverfield and other monsters that Godzilla faught.

and baby Destroyah Crabs look so mu like thpredatand alien and of ursnotne tun that comes out of their mouth.

 

G. H. (Gman)

AdminGodzillaFeb-25-2015 9:17 PM

To one extent or another I find most Japanese monsters to be original in the way they're designed and portrayed. For example, Ebirah had two different claws, one for stabbing and the other for attacking. Kamacuras had two different arms for battle action. The Giant Condor is even a necessary element that shows how bad the radiation is on the island. There really aren't any monsters I don't like from the Godzilla series. And I applaud the originality injected into would-be bland monsters.

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Something Real

MemberGodzillaFeb-25-2015 10:07 PM

GMAN2887 - All very excellent points! :)

MonocleMogu

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 7:47 AM

I agree with Gman, every monster has something original to them, something new to bring to the table.  I've never really seen how Muto's are "copies" of Cloverfield, and I thing their design, powers, and sounds are pretty original.

Huh, I was trying to think of any monster I felt was unoriginal, but every time I think of one, I remember the things that make them unique and interesting.  Go figure.

GG

ModeratorGiganFeb-26-2015 10:04 AM

I dont see how the MUTO'S are a bland creature, and its not my Bias xD.

I don't personally see any bland Godzilla creatures, boring creatures? Of course the Giant Condor, even though he was badass.

Good grief.

The King of the Monsters

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 11:40 AM

I would say that monsters like Ebirah, Kumonga, and Kamacuras are the most unoriginal, yet as Gman said, they each have traits that make them somewhat unique and original and more than just generic giant animals. Ebirah has the two different-sized claws, Kamacuras has the two different arms, and Kumonga spits webs from its mouth. Toho applies characteristics to all of its monsters to make them unique and original, even if their basic concept isn't original.

I suppose Zilla isn't very original, as he was just the product of Roland Emmerich deciding to make a Jurassic Park velociraptor kaiju-sized. But still, the characteristics of a swift cunning elusive predator had not yet really been applied to a kaiju, so in a sense Zilla is still original and unique among kaiju, despite being a blatant capitalization on Jurassic Park.

"When man falls into conflict with nature, monsters are born." - Professor Hayashida, The Return of Godzilla

Durp004

MemberBaragonFeb-26-2015 11:47 AM

Kumonga, Kamacuras, and the Giant Condor come to mind when I think of bland/boring Godzilla monsters.

bioniczillafan04

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 12:26 PM

Least original monsters- kumonga, kamacuras, mothra, ehbrah, and the giant condor

JRR

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 2:43 PM

id have to say the MUTOS and or Megalon, megalon is unique but he shares to many similarities to gigan, they originaly where both gona 1st apear in the early draft of godzilla vs gigan

Evacuate?, Godzilla is just a Legend!-Woman in GMK

The King of the Monsters

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 3:42 PM

Again, I don't see what is so unoriginal about the M.U.T.O.s. Uf anything, they're the amalgamation of many kaiju's traits, like Gyaos, Gigan, Orga, and some others. I see absolutely no similarities between them and Clover, aside from the fact they have multiple limbs, but they don't even have the same number of limbs as Clover. On a list of the top 10 least original kaiju, I wouldn't rank the M.U.T.O.s on it.

"When man falls into conflict with nature, monsters are born." - Professor Hayashida, The Return of Godzilla

gojira19

MemberMothra LarvaeFeb-26-2015 9:55 PM

I am thinking about Jirass :P

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