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International Title
Godzilla Raids Again
Japanese Title
 ゴジラの逆襲
 [Gojira no Gyakushu]
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho Japan: 1955
  Time: 82 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 Gigantis, the Fire Monster
US Distributor: Warner Bros (1959) Time: 78 minutes
Alternate Movie Titles:
Godzilla's Counterattack [Literal Translation]
The Return of Godzilla [French]
The King of the Monsters [Spain]

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Details
Shoichi Tsukioka and Koji Kobayashi, two airplane fishing scouts and close friends, make a startling discovery when they find two giant monsters on a remote island: a second Godzilla and a kaiju called Anguirus. As the monsters fight their way into the ocean, the two fishing scouts rush to warn the authorities. Eventually, Godzilla makes his way to Osaka and, after an unsuccessful blackout in the city by the self defense force to try and lure the creature away, is joined by Anguirus as the two beasts lay waste to the city amidst a brutal conflict.

Staff
Directed by Motoyoshi Oda
Writing credits Shigeaki Hidaka, Shigeru Kayama, Takeo Murata
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Masaru Sato
Cinematography by Seiichi Endo
Film Editing by Kazuji Taira
Production Design by Teruaki Abe, Takeo Kita, Akira Watanabe
Director of Special Effects Eiji Tsuburaya
Cast
Shoichi Tsukioka Hiroshi Koizumi
Koji Kobayashi Minoru Chiaki
Hidemi Yamaji Setsuko Wakayama
Kyohei Yamane, Doctor Takashi Shimura
Tadokoro, Zoologist Masao Shimizu
Shingo Shibeki, Hokkaido Branch Manager Sonosuke Sawamura
Terasawa, Commander of Osaka's SDF Seijiro Onda
Tajima, Member of Osaka's SDF Yoshio Tsuchiya
Chief of Civil Defense Minosuke Yamada
Koehi Wamaji, President of Fishery Yukio Kasama
Yasuko Inouye, Radio Operator Mayuri Mokusho
Commander of Landing Craft Ren Yamamoto
Osaka Chief of Police Takeo Oikawa
Convict Leader Shin Otomo
Convicts Senkichi Omura, Shoichi Hirose, Junpei Natsuki
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
Godzilla, Anguirus Missile Launcher Truck, F86F Saber Jet, Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star, Landing Craft

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Box Office
Release Date: April 24th, 1955 (Japan)
Attendance:
8,340,000 (Japan)

Toho Stock Footage

DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 1 Godzilla Raids Again Classic Media (2006)
Region 2 Godzilla's Counterattack Toho (2001)

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Reviews
Anthony Romero
August 21, 2005
J.L. Carrozza
June 19, 2009