The King of the Monsters shall rise once again on this forbidden planet.

Earlier today, the official website for Polygon Pictures’ Godzilla anime films updated with new details for their upcoming second movie.

A teaser visual and première date were revealed for the feature, titled Godzilla: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi (Godzilla: The City Industrialized for the Ultimate Battle – lit. Fixed Battle Mobile Promotion City). We break the details down below:

Teaser Visual

The new image is a long-distance shot of the mighty Godzilla, who crackles with harsh blue energy. The beast can be seen walking toward a beacon against a mountain ridge.

Premiere

The film will hit Japanese theaters on May 18. The site teases a showdown between MechaGodzilla and Godzilla Earth.

The first film in the franchise, titled Godzilla: Monster Planet, hit Japanese theaters on November 17, 2017. Netflix started streaming the feature on January 17.

The film was directed by Kobun Shizuno (Knights of Sidonia) and Hiroyuki Seshita (Blame!) at Polygon Pictures. Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Psycho-Pass) wrote the script.

The Japanese voice cast includes:

  • Yuko Tani: Kana Hanazawa
  • Haruo Sakaki: Mamoru Miyano
  • Mulu-Elu Galu-gu: Junichi Suwabe
  • Metphies: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Martin Lazzari: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Adam Bindewald: Yuuki Kaji

Sources: Animate Times, Otakomu