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Anguirus Designs
ShodaiAngira
SoshingekiAngira
FinalAngira
Kaiju Design
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SoshingekiAngira
Type
Suit
Nicknames
GiganAngira, MekaAngira
Portrayed By
Hiroshi SekitaDAM, Koetsu OmiyaGvG,
Tadakki WatanabeGvMG
Used In
Destroy All Monsters,
Godzilla vs. Gigan,
Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla

The SoshingekiAngira (総進撃アンギラ?) is the Anguirus suit design used in the 1968, 1972 and 1974 Godzilla films, Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla vs. Gigan, and Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla.


Name

In Destroy All Monsters, the SoshingekiAngira's name comes from the film's Japanese title, specifically sōshingeki (総進撃?), meaning attack of the marching [monsters], and Angira, which comes from Anguirus's Japanese name, Angirasu (アンギラス?).

In Godzilla vs. Gigan, the GiganAngira's name comes from another kaiju's name, Gigan (ガイガン?, Gaigan), and Angira, which comes from Anguirus's Japanese name, Angirasu (アンギラス?).

In Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla, the MekaAngira's name comes from another kaiju's name, MechaGodzilla 1 (メカゴジラ?, Mekagojira), and Angira, which comes from Anguirus's Japanese name, Angirasu (アンギラス?).

Detail

The differences that are seen in the SoshingekiAngira suit is that the neck is wider, and more muscular. The eyes are little larger, giving Anguirus a more heroic appearance, just like the Godzilla it appeared with. The teeth are shorter, now with fangs, and the carapace no longer flops up and down. The spikes on the carapace are now more scatter than in a straight line. This suit was also used for Anguirus' brief appearance in the opening of Godzilla vs. Megalon, and in Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla, the fangs were removed. This suit is also known as the GiganAngira (ガイガンアンギラ?) in Godzilla vs. Gigan and MekaAngira (メカアンギラ?) in Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla.

Gallery

Production

Destroy All Monsters

All Monsters Attack

Godzilla vs. Gigan

Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla

Screenshots

Destroy All Monsters

Godzilla vs. Gigan

Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla

Merchandise

Toys

Trivia

  • The SoshingekiAngira suit was applied with much fame amongst fans, and was the most well known amongst the other Anguirus suits, for appearing in video games, toy lines and television shows.
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Rodan ShodaiRadoSanDaikaijuRadoSoshingekiRadoHeiseiRadoFinalRado
Anguirus ShodaiAngiraSoshingekiAngiraFinalAngira
King Ghidorah ShodaiGhidoHeiseiGhidoSokogekiGhido
Manda ShodaiMandaSoshingekiMandaFinalManda
Meganulon ShodaiMeganuronGiraMeganuronShodaiMeganura
Fairy Mothra ShodaiFairyReoFairyRaishuFairy
Zilla ShodaiJiraFinalJira
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