How tall is Godzilla? History of the evolution of kaiju

Back as protagonist in the spectacular Godzilla vs Kong by Adam Wingard, MonsterVerse crossover available digitally for a few days, theheight of Godzilla has undergone several changes over the course of its 65+ history on the big screen.

At its debut in 1954 the height of the famous Kaiju of Toho it stood at 50 meters, a dimension that he kept until the release of Destroy Kong! The Earth is in danger! in 1975 (closing of the Shōwa Era). Although this is one of the smaller versions of the monster, it is worth noting that in this first incarnation Godzilla exceeds the tonnage of King Kong in all the films in which he appeared before the latest MonsterVerse film.

From 1984 to 1995, that is the period corresponding to the Heisei Era, the height of Godzilla instead went from 80 meters (1984-1989) to 100 meters (1991-1995).

After the criticized American parenthesis of Roland Emmerich, in which the size of the giant was about 70 meters, Toho has created a new version of about 55 meters for most of the films of theEra Millennium, from Godzilla 2000 to Godzilla: Tokyo SOS (2003). In the last chapter of that period, Godzilla: Final Wars (2004), the giant returned to a height of 100 meters.

As for the MonsterVerse, the kaiju was represented respectively with a height of 108 meters in Godzilla (2014) and 120 meters in Godzilla: King of the Monsters e Godzilla vs Kong (2019-2021). Finally, in the acclaimed Shin Godzilla by Hideaki Anno released in 2016, the height of the giant reached 118 meters.

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