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The GyakushuMekagoji (逆襲メカゴジ?) is the Mechagodzilla suit design used in the 1975 Godzilla film, Terror of Mechagodzilla.


Name

The GyakushuMekagoji's name comes from Terror of Mechagodzilla's Japanese title, specifically the word gyakushū (逆襲?) meaning counterattack, and Mekagoji, which comes from Mechagodzilla's Japanese name, Mekagojira (メカゴジラ?).

Details

The GyakushuMekagoji's appearance is very similar to that of its predecessor, the ShodaiMekagoji, and without close examination could look virtually identical to it. In comparison to its predecessor, this suit has longer finger missiles, one big metal piece on its hand plate, a more defined and prominent shoulder frill, one silver button on the chest, one silver button underneath the chest cannon, and two silver buttons above the crotch.

In addition to these differences, it possesses a triangle underneath the chest cannon, two lightning-like pieces coming up the chest, sharp spurs that stick out of the back of the feet, knee plates that get really small and thin half way and go around the back, a smooth and solid tail blade with three big bolts in it, V-shaped plates on the tail, and blue and orange "MG2" initials on its arms that stand for "Mecha Godzilla 2", thus giving it the name Mechagodzilla 2 (メカゴジラ2,   Mekagojira Tsu?)[1].

Trivia

  • This suit reuses the same headpiece from the ShodaiMekagoji, but features a completely newly-constructed body and paint job.
  • The GyakushuMekagoji is the oldest suit known to still be intact, as it has been put on display numerous times since the start of the new millennium. However, it appears that Toho pieced together remaining parts of both Mechagodzilla suits, as the preserved suit's chest and crotch are from the ShodaiMekagoji.

List of appearances

Films

Video games

References

This is a list of references for GyakushuMekagoji. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. メカゴジラ(ツー)2
Kaiju designs
Godzilla designs
Showa ShodaiGojiGyakushuGojiKingGojiMosuGojiDaisensoGojiMusukoGojiSoshingekiGojiMegaroGoji
Heisei 84GojiBioGojiBatoGojiRadoGojiMogeGoji
Millennium MireGojiSokogekiGojiKiryuGojiFinalGoji
TriStar Pictures 1998 film designJuvenile 1998 design
MonsterVerse 2014 film design
Post-Millennium 2007 film design2016 film design2017 film design
Anguirus designs
Showa ShodaiAngiraSoshingekiAngira
Millennium FinalAngira
King Kong designs
Showa ShodaiKonguGoroKongu
Universal Pictures 2005 design
MonsterVerse 2017 design
Mothra designs
Showa ShodaiMosuLarva/ShodaiMosuImagoGojiMosuLarva/GojiMosuImagoSanDaikaijuMosuLarvaSoshingekiMosuLarva
Heisei HeiseiMosuLarva/HeiseiMosuImagoReoMosuImago
Millennium SokogekiMosuLarva/SokogekiMosuImagoTokyoMosuLarva/TokyoMosuImago
MonsterVerse 2019 design
Rodan designs
Showa ShodaiRadoSanDaikaijuRadoSoshingekiRado
Heisei HeiseiRado
Millennium FinalRado
MonsterVerse 2019 design
King Ghidorah designs
Showa ShodaiGhido
Heisei HeiseiGhidoHakuAkiGhidoRaishuGhido
Millennium SokogekiGhido
MonsterVerse 2019 design
Mechagodzilla designs
Showa ShodaiMekagojiGyakushuMekagoji
Heisei HeiseiMekagoji
Millennium MireMekagojiTokyoMekagoji
Miscellaneous designs
Showa ShodaiBaraShodaiEbiraShodaiGiganMegaroGiganShodaiKamaShodaiMandaSoshingekiMandaShodaiMiniraShodaiKumoShodaiHedoShodaiShisa
Heisei ShodaiBioRozuShodaiBioShodaiSupesuGoji
Millennium ShodaiOrugaShodaiMegagirasuSokogekiBaraFinalEbiraFinalKamaFinalMiniraFinalKumoFinalHedoFinalShisaFinalMandaFinalAngiraFinalGiganZilla design
MonsterVerse MUTO designSkullcrawler design

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