|Son of Godzilla|
|Title:||Son of Godzilla|
|Directed by:||Jun Fukuda|
|Written by:||Shin'ichi Sekizawa; Kazue Shiba|
|Produced by:||Tomoyuki Tanaka|
|Music by:||Masaru Satô|
|Edited by:||Ryôhei Fujii|
|Distributed by:||Toho Company, Ltd.|
|Released:||December 16th, 1967 |
|Running time:||94 min.|
|Previous:||Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster|
|Next:||Destroy All Monsters|
Son of Godzilla is a Japanese family film of the science fiction genre. It is classified as a Tokusatsu of the daikaiju ("giant monster") subgenre. It is the eighth installment in the Godzilla film series and was directed by Jun Fukuda with a script written by Shin'ichi Sekizawa and Kazue Shiba. The movie was produced by Toho Company and released theatrically in Japan on December 16th, 1967.
|Tadao Takashima||Doctor Kusumi|
|Akira Kubo||Goro Maki|
|Bibari Maeda||Riko (Saeko)|
|Wataru Ômae||Radio operator|
|Osman Yusuf||Submarine captain|
|"Little Man" Machan||Minira|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Son of Godzilla (1967) redirects to this page.
- The original Japanese title for this film is Kaijū-tō no Kessen Gojira no Musuko (怪獣島の決戦 ゴジラの息子), which translates to Monster Island's Decisive Battle: Godzilla's Son.
- Although this is the eighth film in the original Toho series, it is actually the ninth Godzilla film to be released theatrically if one includes the Americanized 1956 film Godzilla, King of the Monsters, which was actually just a re-edited version of Gojira with new footage.
- Son of Godzilla was not released in the United States. It premiered on U.S. television in 1969 with English dubbed voice casting. 
- This is the first appearance of Minira, who is the "Son of Godzilla". In American releases of the film he is called Minya. He appears next in Destroy All Monsters, which also happens to be the final appearance of the character chronologically as that film takes place in the near future.
- This is the second and final film work for actor Seiji Onaka.
Featured monsters Edit
See also Edit
The World of Godzilla
External Links Edit
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