The movie opens with a boy named Ken playing with his Godzilla toy, when a fisherman arrives at his house to see Ken's father Dr. Yano. The fisherman shows a strange dead fish that he found. The fish is black and resembles a tadpole, but it is not a tadpole. We then see on Dr. Yano's T.V. a monster has sunk an oil tanker ,and several other ships. Dr. Yano and Ken then head down to the bay where the fisherman found the strange fish. Dr. Yano goes in the bay with scuba gear and Ken stays on shore as a look out for him. While Dr. Yano is underwater Ken spots Hedorah the monster that attacked the ships. Hedorah begins swimming to shore towards Ken. Hedorah leaps out of the water towards Ken, but he leaps over Ken and gets cut by Ken's knife. Hedorah returns to the ocean where Dr. Yano is still investigating. Ken standing on shore begins to call out for his father to come back to shore, but Dr. Yano is to deep and unaware of the events that had just took place on the surfave. Dr. Yano spots Hedorah, but it is to late for him, and he gets attacked. Ken stands on the shore continuing to call for his father, and begging for his dad to come back, the scene ends leaving all viewers thinking that young Ken was left standing on shore while his dad was killed at the bottom of the ocean.
|Dr. Yano post Hedorah attack.|
water as a little tadpole like creature. We learn that when there are multiples of these creatures they join together to form one larger creature. It is then discovered that these creatures are small Hedorah and that they are the result of pollution and liter on earth.
Hedorah flies over Japan expelling poisonous gases killing thousand instantly. Those that fall to Hedorah's poisonous gas collapse and are reduced to just a pile of bones in seconds. Godzilla faces the flying form and this time Godzilla gets hurt he gets hit in the eye by Hedorah's sludge and it gets injured just like Dr. Yano's face.
|Flying Godzilla chasing Hedorah.|
This movie is sort of confusing on one hand it seems like it is suppose to focus on a young audience of children by having one of the main actors be a young little boy, but on the other hand there is a lot more death shown in this movie than your average Godzilla movie we see people turned to bones, Ken's dad gets deformed, and we even have the belief that he was killed at one point leaving a crying child on shore. This movie seems just a little too graphic for a children's movie if anything it might be a light horror. This movie always gets mixed reviews as a Godzilla fan I enjoyed but I can see why it would get hate. The first thing that is just plane insane and I think is just as crazy as the famous dropkick is Godzilla flying it was just crazy and did not really need to happen Godzilla could of just shot Hedorah out of the sky. The other things that mad it kind of annoying was the few music
|Picture from the trippy club scene.|
I will be covering the Hedorah sequels that never happened in a "What Could Have Been" article sometime in the next few weeks, I will also be reviewing Destroy All Monsters, Gamera(that's right Gamera be excited!), and Gamera vs Barugon. I also just ordered both the Hanna-Barbera Godzilla T.V. series and the Sony Series that followed Zilla, so I will also be reviewing all episodes of both series individually as well. I would like to start reviewing the Godzilla novels also, I own two of them and read both a very long time ago so I will need to start collecting those and reading those, but don't expect the book reviews anytime soon as I am a slow reader and I have to finish a few books before I get to the Godzilla books. If you would like me to review anything else please comment and ask I will gladly review anything Kaiju. Here is the Save The Earth opening this is not as bad as the actual bar scene where they sing but the song it self is kind of annoying."