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Godzilla vs. Megalon

Original Title:
ゴジラ対メガロ
© 1973 TOHO © 1973 TOHO

Story

Inventor Goro, his friend Hiroshi, and Goro’s little brother Rokuro have invented a humanoid robot they call Jet-Jaguar. But agents from an underground civilization called Seatopia has been rocked by ecological disasters since mankind began nuclear testing. Now this mysterious lost civilization wants to take revenge on the surface world.
The Seatopians steal Jet-Jaguar and their leader prays to the demon god Megalon to awaken and destroy mankind. With Jet-Jaguar as a guide, Megalon wrecks Tokyo.
Goro uses his backup remote control unit to regain control of his invention. He then sends Jet-Jaguar to bring Godzilla to defeat Megalon.
The Seatopians, realizing they have lost control of Jet-Jaguar, contact the insect aliens from Nebula M Spacehunter (last seen in Godzilla vs. Gigan). The intelligent cockroaches send Gigan to help Megalon.
Godzilla seems over-matched―until Jet-Jaguar reveals a previously unknown power. The robot grows to the size of Godzilla and joins the battle. Together, Godzilla and Jet-Jaguar defeat Gigan and Megalon.

Monsters on Screen

© 1973 TOHO

Data

Original Story
Shinichi Sekizawa
Director
Jun Fukuda
Screenplay
Jun Fukuda
Executive Producer
Tomoyuki Tanaka
Cast
Katsuhiko Sasaki
Hiroyuki Kawase
Yutaka Hayashi
Robert Dunham
Kotaro Tomita
Urufu Otsuki
Gen Nakajima
Sakyo Mikami
Fumio Ikeda
Kanta Mori
Ralph Jesser
Music
Riichiro Manabe
Special Effects
Teruyoshi Nakano
Release Date in Japan
1973.3.17
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