The Different Versions of Mechagodzilla
Appearing in the films Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
and Terror of Mechagodzilla
, Mechagodzilla is a cyborg version of Godzilla
, created and controlled from the outside by alien invaders.
Appearing in the film Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
, Super-Mechagodzilla is actually a fusion of Mechagodzilla, and a high-tech air ship called Garuda. Together they form as Super-Mechagodzilla, humankind's latest anti-Godzilla weapon. Super-Mechagodzilla is controlled from the inside by humans.
Appearing in the films Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
and Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
, Kiryu is a version of Mechagodzilla that was built with a DNA computer, with the help of the bones from the original Godzilla that died in 1954. This version of Mechagodzilla was also built by humans, and is controlled from the outside. However, if need be, Kiryu can also be controlled manually from the inside.
Mechagodzilla in the MoviesSince Mechagodzilla's debut in 1974, it has been in 5 films. All were distributed under the Japanese film studio, Toho. Listed below are Toho's official English title for all the films, along with their original release date.
03.21.1974 - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
03.15.1975 - Terror of Mechagodzilla
12.11.1993 - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
12.15.2002 - Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
12.13.2003 - Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.