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Netflix Announces Release Date for Godzilla Monster World Animated Film for January 17 in 120 Countries

Netflix has unveiled the release date of the new Godzilla animated film, Godzilla Monster World / Godzilla Kaiju Wakusei thru a new trailer!

The animated feature length film was released in Japan on November 2017 with positive viewer response. And it was only a matter of time before it got released on Netflix.

Godzilla Monster World

Godzilla Moster World Synopsis

The planet is beset by the emergence of colossal creatures that roam the earth, and king among them is “Godzilla”. For a half a century, these beasts engage in ferocious battle with each other and mankind. But humans, unable to compete, prepare for exile from their home planet. In the year 2048, a select few humans are chosen by the central government’s artificial intelligence infrastructure to set out on an interstellar emigration vessel, the Aratrum, on an 11.9-lightyear journey for the planet Tau-e in the Cetus constellation. But when they arrive after 20 years of space travel, the remnants of mankind find the environmental conditions on Tau-e to be much different than expected, and basically uninhabitable by humans.
One youth on board the emigration vessel, Haruo, had seen his parents killed by Godzilla before his eyes when he was only 4 years old. Ever since, he has thought of nothing but returning to Earth to defeat Godzilla. With the doors to emigration now closed, Haruo and other crew spearhead a “return to Earth” decision despite severely attenuated and hazardous conditions on board for such a long trip back.

Somehow, the Aratrum makes the return journey in one piece, but the home they return to has become an alien planet. 20,000 years have elapsed, and a new ecosystem has emerged with Godzilla atop the food chain. Can mankind take back its native planet? Will Haruo get his revenge?

Check out the cast for the film as well:

Mamoru Miyano as Haruo Sakaki, the protagonist
Takahiro Sakurai as Metphies, the Exif alien who understands Haruo well
Kana Hanazawa as the heroine Yuko Tani, who grew up with Haruo after he was orphaned
Tomokazu Sugita as Martin Lazzari, an optimistic environmental biologist working with the military
Yuuki Kaji as Adam Bindewald, a young landing ship pilot who respects Haruo
Junichi Suwabe as Mulu-Elu Galu-gu, a Bilsard alien
Daisuke Ono as Eliott Leland, Haruo’s superior officer and military commander
Kenta Miyake as Rilu-Elu Belu-be, a Bilsard alien veteran soldier and Haruo’s instructor
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Unberto Mori, emigrant spaceship Aratrum captain
Kazuya Nakai as Halu-Elu Dolu-do, a Bilsard alien patriarch riding Aratrum
Kazuhiro Yamaji as Endurph, an Exif alien riding Aratrum

Kobun Shizuno (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare) and Hiroyuki Seshita (Ajin, Knights of Sidonia) directed the movie while Gen Urobuchi of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero and Psycho-Pass has been credited for both screenplay and story concept (this also means the project has pedigree).

Do expect Japanese band XAI to perform the song’s “theme song” White Out which we’ve already heard in the trailer above.

Godzilla Monster World is slated for release January 17 in seven dubbed languages and 23 subtitled languages!


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