Kaiju Headcanon Thread

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Re: Kaiju Headcanon Thread

Postby LSD Jellyfish » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:51 am

Eel221 wrote:I think ToMG happened after DAM, hence the flashback of DAM Manda (and absence of Titanosaurus on the island??)

Are there any sources stating that ToMG happened in the 70's?

The scene with Manda is stock footage, but to the audience it is meant to be interpreted as something new.

You don’t need a source for it specifically being in the 1970’s. The film is clearly present day japan in 1974/5/70’s based on the clothing and style.
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Re: Kaiju Headcanon Thread

Postby Eel221 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:57 am

LSD Jellyfish wrote:The scene with Manda is stock footage, but to the audience it is meant to be interpreted as something new.

You don’t need a source for it specifically being in the 1970’s. The film is clearly present day japan in 1974/5/70’s based on the clothing and style.


Thanks for the answer. Looks like Manda had attacked humanity before.

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Re: Kaiju Headcanon Thread

Postby szmigiel » Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:41 am

If you want Headcanon just treat the Champion Festival films as their own separate era and continuity, one where Godzilla is a superhero kaiju, no need to tie them to DAM or any other 60's film.

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Postby SoggyNoodles2016 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:53 am

my personal headcanon for that is its Katsure remembering a rampage of the DAM Manda long beofre Monsterland was even a thing
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Postby AllosaurHell » Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:11 am

Showa Godzilla's underwater home is possibly an ancient civilization in ruins similar to how it is in KOTM.
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Re: Kaiju Headcanon Thread

Postby realinvaderdesign » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:39 am

godzilla king of the monsters (1956) and 1985 are in continuity with the japanese films as it shows the same events happening but from the american's perspective

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Postby Destorogoji » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:00 pm

Godzilla vs. Gigan and Godzilla vs. Megalon are actually happening in a manga. And the heavy use of stock footage in those two films is the rendition of artirts recreating real past events and fights. Don't ask me about Zone Fighter, haven't seen it so I can't be sure if it fits with my headcanon.
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Postby Chrispy_G » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:40 pm

LSD Jellyfish wrote:You don’t need a source for it specifically being in the 1970’s. The film is clearly present day japan in 1974/5/70’s based on the clothing and style.


Couldn't you then say that DAM is "clearly" set in the 60s for the same reason? We see plenty of cities and people in regular civilian clothing that is clearly of-the-time and not designed to feel futuristic.

I mean....if we are talking about a world where DAM is 1999/end of 20th century with those various aesthetics....then I can easily buy that Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla and Terror of Mechagodzilla occur AFTER DAM.

All of these movies are clearly operating in a bit of a 'hyper reality' anyways.

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Re: Kaiju Headcanon Thread

Postby eabaker » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:55 pm

Chrispy_G wrote:
LSD Jellyfish wrote:You don’t need a source for it specifically being in the 1970’s. The film is clearly present day japan in 1974/5/70’s based on the clothing and style.


Couldn't you then say that DAM is "clearly" set in the 60s for the same reason? We see plenty of cities and people in regular civilian clothing that is clearly of-the-time and not designed to feel futuristic.


While there are a lot of people in contemporary clothing, there are also a few choices made to break with that, like the lack of lapels on the agents' jackets.
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Postby Terasawa » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:57 pm

Chrispy_G wrote:Couldn't you then say that DAM is "clearly" set in the 60s for the same reason? We see plenty of cities and people in regular civilian clothing that is clearly of-the-time and not designed to feel futuristic.


In the commentary on the Media Blasters disc it’s mentioned that there’s an attempt to make the fashions look futuristic, although it’s subtle. The Tokyo detectives wear suits without lapels, which I’m sure was never a real fashion in 1968 Japan. (eabaker sniped me!)

And except for the military technology reappearing, there’s nothing futuristic about the ‘70s Godzillas. DAM, however, has handheld radar devices, video phone technology, etc.
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