Since first making landfall within the Nineteen Fifties, Godzilla has remained one of the notable big monsters to ever be launched on the silver display screen. The final time that the lizard king arrived in Japanese theaters, the creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Hideaki Anno, launched kaiju followers to a really completely different iteration of the king of the monsters. With Toho confirming {that a} new Godzilla film will hit subsequent 12 months with Anno within the director’s chair, will the brand new film convey again the Shin universe model or strike out in a brand new path?

Toho helped have fun Godzilla Day earlier this week, with the particular date marking the anniversary of when the favored kaiju hit film theaters in 1954 for the primary time. The brand new film has been confirmed to reach on November third of subsequent 12 months, with the director of Lupin III: The First, Takahashi Yamazaki, helming the mission. Outdoors of this launch date and a brand new brand for the kaiju movie, particulars relating to the story or what iteration of Godzilla might be used are nonetheless anybody’s guess. The “Shin” model won’t make a comeback, regardless of its first movie ending on a sequel tease which may spell doom for the residents of Japan.

Godzilla: To Shin or Not To Shin

Since Hideaki Anno introduced the brand new terrifying model of Godzilla, the creature has made appearances outdoors of the silver display screen, maybe most noticeably at Common Studios Japan where the lizard king fought in opposition to the NERV pilots of Neon Genesis Evangelion in a wild crossover. Anno himself was removed from completed with the Shin universe, nonetheless, as each Shin Ultraman and Shin Kamen Rider look to broaden on the world. The previous already made waves in theaters in Japan and the latter is ready to reach subsequent March, a number of months previous to this new ‘Zilla movie.

Whereas hardly being confirmed, the “Shin Universe” has launched art work and promotional supplies that see Godzilla, Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and even EVA Unit 01 all facet by facet, with many believing {that a} “Shin Crossover” would possibly finally hit the silver display screen. Maybe Yamazaki is perhaps working to broaden Shin Godzilla on account of Anno’s heavy workload, although nothing has been revealed in the case of this concept.


Previous to Shin Godzilla, the final film that includes the live-action Kaiju was 2004’s Godzilla: Closing Wars, so there’s additionally the chance that this new movie will revisit the older universe as properly. With Legendary Photos presently engaged on the sequel to the profitable crossover, Godzilla Vs. Kong, now is a superb time to be a large monster fan.