Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

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Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby gojizilla97 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:53 pm

I'm just saying, he looks like a black death blob. His eyes also creep me out. :shock:
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby MaxRebo320 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:58 pm

Good for you.
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby gojizilla97 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:02 pm

MaxRebo320 wrote:Good for you.

Hedorah is not as creepy as moguera showa though (sarcasm). But I do not find hedorah that creepy :huge:
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby Terasawa » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:32 pm

gojizilla97 wrote:His eyes also creep me out.


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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby 20th Century Boy » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:47 pm

You're kidding... :freak: That's hilarious and freaky!

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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby gojizilla97 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:08 am

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Probably cause he is a black death blob. That and I'm sure this topic has been done before? Could be wrong. Anyways, when I was little he scared me. Now I think he's cool.


I know he is one, but I think hes pretty.....well, odd.
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby wrongnote85 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:09 am

gojizilla97 wrote:I'm just saying, he looks like a black death blob. His eyes also creep me out. :shock:



you should make more threads.

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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby Godzilla165 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:19 am

^ I think you meant "shouldn't".
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby Beef Bigshot » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:50 am

Vaginas are scary........?

Lol anywho he is a little scary because he acts abnormally
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby eabaker » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:28 am

Beef Bigshot wrote:Vaginas are scary........?


Do a little psych reading. Yeah, a lot of (patriarchal) societies associate vaginas with all sorts of unheimlich horrors. For a more popular cinematic example, I point to Alien.
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby gojizilla97 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:22 am

Godzilla165 wrote:^ I think you meant "shouldn't".


Why not? :cry:
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Re: Is hedorah creepy or what?

Postby Godzilla165 » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:29 pm

eabaker wrote:
Beef Bigshot wrote:Vaginas are scary........?


Do a little psych reading. Yeah, a lot of (patriarchal) societies associate vaginas with all sorts of unheimlich horrors. For a more popular cinematic example, I point to Alien.

Well I for one like my fair share of vagina every now and then, it calms the nerves right down :lol:. Any who back on topic.
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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby Missingno. » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:40 pm

Not sure what was going on in the posts above... :-?

Anyway, another necrobump.

I think this monster has more potential than what we saw (though what is seen is great as it stands) due to the typical budget of the later Showa Godzilla entries. Still infinitely better than the cameo in GFW.
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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby Lain Of The Wired » Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:31 pm

The more I think about it, it's probably one of my most favorite monsters in the franchise, IDK I guess it's the design and shape(s) of Hedorah that I find visually appeeeealling to me, and those eyes are so memorable, they stand out and just stare at you, it's so-alien like and that lil feat stands out, plus he's one deadly skreeonker, and from the looks of it, Godzilla wasn't even close to "defeating" it, so yeah, badass enemy.
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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby Giga Kaiju » Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:21 pm

One of the most peculiar monsters in the series. Wierd. Creepy. Disgusting (Literally) and Evil. Pretty interesting ideas going on with Hedorah at that too. A monster that is composed of trash and uses it...? Can't say that's unoriginal much back then.
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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby Israha » Sat Jan 23, 2016 1:09 pm

I always liked Hedorah because of how scary it is. Not the "giant animal that will stomp you to the ground" scary, but actually unsettling and bonechilling. The absence of any facial expression is the main factor. Hedorah just doesn't resemble anything alive, it's just a giant walking/flying pile of corrosive sludge staring at you with those creepy unblinking eyes. No other kaiju from Godzilla franchise comes even remotely close to the amount of scare factor Hedorah has.

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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby Lain Of The Wired » Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:56 am

Israha wrote:I always liked Hedorah because of how scary it is. Not the "giant animal that will stomp you to the ground" scary, but actually unsettling and bonechilling. The absence of any facial expression is the main factor. Hedorah just doesn't resemble anything alive, it's just a giant walking/flying pile of corrosive sludge staring at you with those creepy unblinking eyes. No other kaiju from Godzilla franchise comes even remotely close to the amount of scare factor Hedorah has.

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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby ShinSludge71 » Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:24 pm

*Bump*

I don't know about you guys, but the idea of an alien able to incorporate sludge and all sorts of nasty stuff really takes the cake. Hes just as creative as those monsters from the Ultraman Ace show. As a kaiju, he is always the one to pop up on a favorites list to me, and honestly may be on #1.
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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby XenoRaptor1314 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:57 pm

Hedorah probably is one of Godzilla's GREATEST foes and should have more then one movie(FW not counting), all they have to do is put him in a another movie, But then they would put mechagodzilla or destoryah or something before him....

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Re: Monster Discussion #31: Hedorah (Showa)

Postby edgaguirus » Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:26 pm

Hedorah is a powerful foe, and sadly, always relavant to our society. The environment is an ever present concern, and Hedorah is a ready made comment on our pollution. He's also one of the deadliest kaiju ever created by Toho. Hedorah's a true threat to man and other monsters.
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