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Godzilla: The Planet Eater
GODZILLA 星を喰う者 (Gojira: Hoshi o Kuu Mono)

Synopsis

Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.
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Animation

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Story

  • How well the story flows and keeps you engaged.

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Pros

Character design
Combat/Action
Dialogs
Visual
World building

Cons

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Overview

Godzilla: The Planet Eater is the 34th film in the Godzilla franchise, the 32nd Godzilla film produced by Toho, and the third and final entry in the anime trilogy. It is a sequel to Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle and is co-directed by Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita. The film released in Japan on November 9, 2018.

Additional titles

– GODZILLA
– Godzilla
– Godzilla: The Planet Eater
– Gojira
– Годзила
– ゴジラ
– GODZILLA 星を喰う者
– Gojira: Hoshi Wo Kû Mono
– Godzilla Part 3: The Planet Eater

TL;DR Review

Godzilla: The Planet Eater (GODZILLA 星を喰う者 Gojira: Hoshi o Kuu Mono) is a Japanese computer-animated science fiction kaiju film featuring Godzilla, produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures, in association with Netflix.

If you had seen part 2 of the anime trilogy, then you should already predict how the third, and last part of this trilogy will end. This last movie also has a slight twist to Ghidorah, just as with the last film.

All three movies try to balance between the actions, character development, and story plot. These were not your typical simple-minded kaiju flick with the throwaway premise. However, I think the action takes more of a back seat in the final movie as the majority of the movie will be a set up for Ghidorah ultimate appearance.

The movie philosophical ending can be considered profound or dumb, depending on the viewer. I won’t say anymore as that would go into spoiler territory.

If you enjoy the first two movies, you will unquestionably enjoy the final part of the trilogy. The anime contains graphic violence and suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for young adults.

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Featured Music

Godzilla: The Planet Eater
Playlist

A collection of notable music and song from this series.

Music

Closing Theme

– “Live and Die” by Xai

Insert/Image Theme

– “Evergreen” by Xai
Eliott Leland
"This planet can go to hell."
Takeshi J. Hamamoto
"This could be good news. With that much time, the ecosystem must have changed. Not even Godzilla..."
Martin Lazzari
" Would living organisms go through such a change, even if 10,000 years have passed? We collected and analyzed the forest's plants, and by using carbon dating, I know how much time has passed. And it looks to be within a 50-year range of 19,200 years."

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