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Japanese poster for the 1974 movie

Celebrating 50 Years of ‘Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla’

The 1974 Toho production introduced not only one of Godzilla’s greatest foes — his robotic double, Mechagodzilla — but also one of his cutest (and briefest) allies, the lion- and dog-like god kaiju King Caesar.

black and white still from the 1962 movie

Did ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Have Two Different Endings?

For a long time, many people believed that the 1962 monster match-up had Godzilla winning in the Japanese version, and Kong in the American one. But was that really the case?

black and white image from the U.S. trailer for

A Black-and-White Version of ‘Godzilla Minus One’ Is Coming to the U.S.

‘Godzilla Minus One/Minus Color,’ which was already released in Japan, will now stomp into U.S. theaters for a week to give American audiences even more of that old-school Godzilla feel.

black and white image from the 1964 movie

TCM Stomps Into 2024 With a New Year’s Day Godzilla Marathon

Turner Classic Movies is ushering in the King of the Monsters’ 70th year with eight of the first nine movies from the early Godzilla era.

promotional image for the 1978 Godzilla cartoon series from Hanna-Barbera. Standing on a beach in front of a cliff, on the left of this illustration, is the animated figure of Godzilla; his body is light green, scales running down his back are darker green. He is facing the right of the image and his holding a ship in his left hand. Just below him and to his right, and much smaller, is the character Godzooky, who looks similar to Godzilla but has flaps beneath each arm that are lifting him aloft a few feet off the beach. Godzooky looks smiling and happy, while Godzilla has a serious look on his face.

Godzilla’s Best Non-Movie ’70s Appearances

In the late 1970s, after the first wave of Godzilla movies ended, there were still plenty of other fun outlets where fans could enjoy the King of the Monsters: toys, models, cartoons, records and even a Marvel Comics series.

poster art for the Netflix series

A Gamera Anime Series Is Coming This Fall to Netflix

The beloved giant, flying, fire-breathing prehistoric turtle battles five of his memorable foes — Gyaos, Jiger, Zigra, Guiron and Viras — in the six-episode Gamera: Rebirth.

logo from the movie 'Godzilla Minus One,' taken from the teaser trailer. Against a black background is the large letter G, in white. Below it, in greyish lettering and almost looking to be melting, it reads

Toho Reveals Title, Teaser & U.S. Release Date For Its New Godzilla Movie

This is the first domestic Japanese feature film starring the King of the Monsters since 2016’s Shin Godzilla.

image from the 1999/2000 movie

Pluto TV Now Has a 24-Hour Godzilla Channel

Over 30 films are featured on the channel, spanning 50 years of Godzilla’s movie career from the very beginning, 1954’s Gojira, to 2004’s Godzilla: Final Wars. Also included are fan-favorite titles that have largely been unavailable for U.S. audiences to stream or purchase for awhile, like Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989).

a black-and-white still from the 1971 color movie

An Earth Day Message From ‘Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster’

The 1971 kaiju classic from Toho pitting Godzilla against a creature formed from humanity’s pollution still speaks to our need to “Save the Earth.”