The official website for Godzilla: Kaiju Wakusei/Monster Planet, Polygon Pictures’ upcoming three-part anime feature film project inspired by Toho’s long-running Godzilla franchise, today released a 75-second full trailer featuring fierce battles between the human army and Godzilla in the future Earth. The clip begins with the narration by Mamoru Miyano, who is cast as the protagonist Haruo.
The film is set 20,000 years future, when the planet earth has been dominated by Godzilla and unknown monsters. The first part is set to be released in Japan on November 17, 2017, and Netflix has already announced the acquisition of world-wide distribution rights to the films. Koubun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita, the team previously worked on Polygon Pictures’ Knights of Sidonia, co-direct the trilogy on an original story by Gen Urobushi (Kamen Rider Gaim, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet).
The site also posted the first part’s poster visual for a release in Japan.
The tagline: “Who will be ruined, Human or Godzilla.”
2nd teaser visual
1st teasr visual
The last summer of the 20th century. On that day, the human race realized that they were not the only ruler of the planet earth.The emergence of gigantic monsters “kaiju” and the ultimate existence that even can destroy the kaijus,Godzilla. After half-century of the war against the kaijus, the human race repeatedly defeated and decided to escape from the earth. Then finally in the year 2048, only people who were chosen by the artificial intelligence under the control of the central government went on board the interstellar immigrant ship Aratrum and left for the “Cetus: Planet Tau e” which was 11.9 light years away from the earth. But the environmental condition difference between the earth and Tau e, which took 20 years to reach, was far exceeded the predicted value, and there was no way to survive for the human race.
A young man named Haruo is on board of the immigrant ship. His parents were killed by Godzilla right front of him when he was 4, since then, he has been thinking about only going back to the earth and killing Godzilla for 20 years. Since there is no hope for immigration to other planets, the “Return to the Earth” group including Haruo becomes the mainstream in the ship as its living condition is getting worse,then they decide to try the long distance hyperspace navigation.However, 20,000 years have already passed when they finally arrive the earth, and it becomes a totally unknown world dominated by an ecosystem topped by Godzilla. Can the human race take the earth back, and the fate of Haruo will be…?