It has been confirmed that “Kyoshinhei Tokyo ni Arawaru (Giant God Warriors Appear in Tokyo”, a short Tokusatsu (special effects) movie created by Studio Ghibli and originally screened in theatres alongside “Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo” will be included on the “Evangelion 3.33” Blu Ray/DVD released on 24 April 2013.
“Kyoshinhei Tokyo ni Arawaru” (Giant God Warriors Appear in Tokyo) is a short Tokusatsu movie created as a promotional video for the “TOKUSATSU – Special Effects Exhibition” at “TOKUSATSU – Special Effects Museum”, which has Anno Hideaki (Eva’s director) as museum director, in Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. The movie was proposed to be shown with “Evangelion 3.0” by Suzuki Toshio and Anno Hideaki agreed with that. As a movie version, its pictures and sounds will we re-modified and it has the total length of 10:07 minutes. The movie features “Kyoshinhei” (Giant God Warriors) from “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” and it was made to show the fascination and the fun of Miniature Tokusatsu.
Japanese name: デストロイア
Romanized name: Desutoroia
Alignment: None (Godzilla vs. Destoroyah), Xiliens (Godzilla Island)
Species: Daikaijuu, mutant, prehistoric crustacean
Inspiration: Crustacean, Oxygen Destroyer
Status: Varies by continuity.
From: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah, Godzilla Island
- Alternate romanizations of its name are “Destroyer” and “Destroyah”. “Destoroyah” is the official Toho rendering, though.
- Destoroyah is the second largest monster in the Godzilla series.
- Like Hedorah, Destoroyah evolved and went through four stages in its life cycle.
- Destoroyah had another special attack that was removed from the final cut of Godzilla vs Destoroyah. It’s a deleted scene on the region 2 DVD.
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