Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

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Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby JVM » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:59 am

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I feel like a post farmer right now so I'm going to consult people who've actually seen these movies before I post further. But here's Desghidorah.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Dave McDave » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:55 am

I don't know if this was expressly confirmed or denied at all, but from watching this film I always felt that DesGhidorah seemed to be a juvinile of sorts. A few visual and behavioral cues here and there and the way his three snouts look just scream 'child' to me...
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby TokyoVigilante » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:52 am

Biollante is often considered to be Kawakita's finest creation, but Death Ghidorah is a strong contender. He's the visual high-point of Rebirth of Mothra and my personal favorite "Alternate" Ghidorah design. He's a great looking brute and I wouldn't mind him coming back in some capacity.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Tohosaurus » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:20 am

Actually, I like Desghidorah. I think the design was good and it was nicely detailed. It was a stiff suit which dampens its appeal, but otherwise it was a solid effort.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby HayesAJones » Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:54 pm

He's pretty cool. It's like Ghidorah went goth or something. Very evil looking.

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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:18 pm

My second favourite Ghidorah, after the original Showa King Ghidorah himself.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Bentley » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:29 pm

I came to praise the great Desghidorah, so I'll ignore the comment that was just posted before me.

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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:50 pm

i must be the only one here who actually likes ROM 1 and 3. :D
Number 2, not so much.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Bentley » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:52 pm

NSZ wrote:
Bentley wrote:I came to praise the great Desghidorah, so I'll ignore the comment that was just posted before me.


Dude, I was saying I liked him and that he was one of the very few good things to come out of the RoM trilogy.



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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby TokyoVigilante » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:59 pm

Remember ladies and gentlemen, an exchange and discussion of opinions is a positive and healthy learning experience.

I encourage it, but in the appropriate thread.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby UltramanGoji » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:49 pm

One of my favorite Toho beasts of all time. His roar is so unique, just wish I could find a good quality mp3 of it.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Breakdown » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:41 pm

Easly my favorite incarnation of the 3 headed monster, other than Heisei KG and it's variants. I kinda wished he had more powerful offensive abilities than just being a damage sponge (a good one at that).
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Kaiju-King42 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:43 pm

Gyaos wrote:Easly my favorite incarnation of the 3 headed monster, other than Heisei KG and it's variants. I kinda wished he had more powerful offensive abilities than just being a damage sponge (a good one at that).


His pryroad earthquake thingy could be pretty disastrous against a Kaiju that doesn't fly.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Breakdown » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:54 pm

Kaiju-King42 wrote:
Gyaos wrote:Easly my favorite incarnation of the 3 headed monster, other than Heisei KG and it's variants. I kinda wished he had more powerful offensive abilities than just being a damage sponge (a good one at that).


His pryroad earthquake thingy could be pretty disastrous against a Kaiju that doesn't fly.

Yeah but everything else is pretty lackluster.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby HikizuruBeat » Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:40 pm

Really loved Des/Death Ghidorah's design. Too bad he only fought Mothra and not Godzilla that might have been a cool battle.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby kaiju115 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:45 am

I love the design for DesGhidorah/DeathGhidorah, however for a wicked looking monster, he sure had an annoying roar.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Arbok » Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:50 pm

I didn't care for Desghidorah much at first... but after Keizer Ghidorah, who felt like a rather rushed composite of elements from Desghidorah and King Ghidorah, certainly came to admire him more and the design choices they went with. The name is certainly somewhat of a lazy cash in, but the result looks visually pleasing and some of the powers, especially when its splits the ground and a pyre opens, are impressive looking.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby kaiju115 » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:39 pm

I think it cool be cool to see Godzilla himself take on DesGhidorah.
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Re: Monster Discussion #64: DesGhidorah

Postby Lord Gappa » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:49 pm

Desghidorah's a very unique creature. Easily my favorite alternate Ghidorah (considering it's the only good one).
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Question concerning Desghidorah

Postby Lord Gappa » Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:59 pm

Okay, so I was in the Desghidorah discussion thread, and after looking at his picture, he reminded me of another creature, but I forgot it's name. After a quick search on Google, I found it; the Tricephalon Monster, part of an old Godzilla playset back in 1978. Both have strikingly similar designs and besides the origin and powers, are kind of like twins.

So here's my question; did Toho take inspiration from the Tricephalon Monster for Desghidorah?

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