In the real world
In the Kaiju multiverse
- An American naval ship runs aground on a small Pacific island, with surviving soldiers reporting that the cause was an unidentified creature. That same year, under the authority of General Douglas MacArthur, the secretive organization Monarch is founded to study Godzilla. (Godzilla: Awakening)
- Shinomura attacks Novosibirsk, Russia, and the Philippines, but is chased off by Godzilla each time, who remains undiscovered.