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International Title:
Terror of Mechagodzilla
Japanese Title:
Mechagodzilla's Counterattack
US Title:
Terror of Godzilla
Alternate Title:
Monsters from the Unknown Planet
 
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho
Japan Release Date Japan Running Time
1975 83 Minutes
 
US Distributor: Bob Conn Enterprises
US Release Date US Running Time
1978 78 Minutes

Staff
Directed by Ishiro Honda
Writing credits Yukiko Takayama
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Henry G. Saperstein
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography by Sokei Tomioka, Yukio Manoda
Film Editing by Yoshitami Kuroiwa
Production Design by Yoshifumi Honda
Assistant Director Kensho Yamashita
Director of Special Effects Teruyoshi Nakano
Cast
Akira Ichinose, Biologist Katsuhiko Sasaki
Katsura Mafune Tomoko Ai
Shinji Mafune, Doctor Akihiko Hirata
Jiro Murakoshi, Interpol Agent Katsumasa Uchida
Mugal, Black Hole Alien Leader Goro Mutsumi
Tsuda, Black Hole Alien (Beard) Toru Ibuki
Tagawa, Interpol Chief Tadao Nakamaru
Yuuichi Wakayama Shin Roppongi
Yuri Yamamoto Tomoe Mari
Segawa, Defense Corps Commander Kenji Sahara
Ota, Professor Kotaro Tomita
Mafune's Silent Butler Ikio Sawamura
Kusakari, Submarine Captain Masaaki Daimon
Black Hole Aliens Kazuo Suzuki, Haruo Suzuki, Toshio Kirishima
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
Godzilla, Mechagodzilla II, Titanosaurus, Manda (stock footage), King Ghidorah (stock footage), Rodan (stock footage), King Caesar (stock footage) Black Hole Aliens, Katsura, Black Hole UFO, Type 61 Tank, F-4EJ Phantom II, Akatsuki, M4A3E8 Sherman Tank (stock footage)
Stock Footage Other Points of Interest
Rodan, The Mysterians, Atragon, Mothra vs. Godzilla, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, Invasion of Astro-Monster, The War of the Gargantuas, Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Box Office

DVDs
Region 1 Terror of Mechagodzilla Simitar (1998)
Region 1 Terror of Mechagodzilla Classic Media (2002)
Region 1 Terror of Mechagodzilla Classic Media (2008)
Region 2 Mechagodzilla's Counterattack Toho (2002)
Region 4 Terror of Mechagodzilla Madman (2007)

Reviews
 Staff
   Miles Imhoff (01/15/2006) [Bob Conn] Score: 2.5/5
   Alexander Smith (04/20/2007) [Bob Conn] Score: 4.5/5
 Users
   AnguirusGuy (04/20/2007) Score: 3/5
   Ethan Reed (10/22/2009) Score: 3.5/5