The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

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The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby gojira012 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:47 pm

We all know that Famous Kaiju get updated looks all the time. So for the number that haven't been updated yet what would need to stay and what would need to go?

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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby edgaguirus » Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:30 pm

The redesign can be influenced by a few factors, but it seems to usually come down to what the director/production crew want and the artist imagination. I'd expect the kaiju to not change that much.
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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby gojira012 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:29 am

Well let's take Titanosaurus what can stay and will need to change

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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby Rody » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:16 am

If - IF - Toho were to bring back Titanosaurus and tweak his design, I'd say the only thing they should (much less need to) do is streamline him a little more.
....But he's fine the way he is - as are (or were) many Toho kaiju.

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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby MegaLagoras » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:44 pm

gojira012 wrote:Well let's take Titanosaurus what can stay and will need to change

Titano's fine. In fact, I'd say pretty much all of the mainstream Godzilla kaiju, except for Gabara, have had an appearence that seems cool to me by this point. In fact, it's a lot of the kaiju from Ultraman, who Tsuburaya seems really scared to update, that actually need it, not the Godzilla kaiju. As for Gabara, just get rid of the hair and make his face fiercer.

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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby Rody » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:32 pm

MegaLagoras wrote:In fact, it's a lot of the kaiju from Ultraman, who Tsuburaya seems really scared to update, that actually need it, not the Godzilla kaiju.

I disagree here. Most of the Ultramonsters that have made recurring appearances recently (e.g. Gomora, Red King, Zetton, Velokron, Vakishm) look fine the way they are.
Some of the aliens, however HAVE been modified when they needed it (e.g. Hipporito, Temperor).

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Re: The constant need to redesign and update kaiju

Postby natevirus » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:40 pm

At the very least, I'd say to update some of the details of Kaiju like Titanosaurus. At least in terms of how the suit would look. Could make the kaiju look a little more fleshed out or something like some of the Kaiju that did get updated looks or more modern appearances in films. :|
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