GODZILLA Anime Film with story by Gen Urobuchi takes place 20,000 years in the future!
The tagline on the above poster reads “We will definitely take back this ‘Planet’.”
“The film takes place 20,000 years in the future on Earth, where Godzilla is at the top of the ecosystem, and humans fight to take back the planet. On Earth, kaijū suddenly appear, and the “ultimate being” of Godzilla rises to exterminate them. After half a century of war between Godzilla and the kaijū, humanity devises a plan to escape the planet. A group of humans chosen by AI board a spaceship called Aratram to travel 11.9 light years to immigrate to a new planet, Tau Ceti e, which rotates around the star Tau Ceti in the constellation Cetus. After traveling for 20 years, the ship barely makes it to the new planet, only to find that it can’t support human life.
The protagonist is Haruo, who saw Godzilla kill his parents before his eyes when he was four years old. During the 20-year voyage, he has thought only of going back to Earth and killing Godzilla to avenge his parents. He joins a team that will conduct a dangerous trip through hyperspace to return to Earth. However, when they arrive, they find that 20,000 years have passed on Earth, and the world they once knew has completely changed.
The film will also stream globally on the Netflix service this year.
The film will star:
The film will have a stage event at AnimeJapan 2017 on Sunday, March 26. The six main voice actors will appear at the event.
The official website for Polygon Pictures’ Godzilla anime film revealed the film’s November debut in Japan and the film’s full title on Friday. The full title is Godzilla: Kaijū Wakusei (Godzilla: Monster Planet). The site also revealed a new visual for the film:“