Sensing that the market was ripe for giant monsters again, Japan's Toho Studios decided to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its original GOJIRA (1954) with a new, big-budget sequel. Ignoring the previous series of sequels that ended with 1975's TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA, this film finds
Godzilla paying his first visit to Japan since the end of GOJIRA. Unfortunately, the American version is as substantially re-edited as was the 1956 GODZILLA, KING OF THE MONSTERS (the American version of GOJIRA), proving that there's a limit to nostalgia.
One hundred miles south of Tokyo, a fishing boat is destroyed in a fierce storm. It is discovered by reporter Goro Maki (Ken Ta...