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New “Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle” Trailer Hits the Web


Behold, the mechanized monstrosity that is Mechagodzilla! What? It’s not in the trailer? Ah, crud… nevermind, then!

Earlier today, the Godzilla anime film franchise’s official website updated with a new trailer for upcoming film Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle (Godzilla: Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi – lit. Fixed Battle Mobile Promotion City). The 95-second teaser features a look at the film in action, ending with a powerful breath blast from the King of the Monsters, himself.

Theme song The Sky Falls by XAI plays as a background track.

The film hits Japanese theaters on May 18. The feature will feature a showdown between MechaGodzilla and Godzilla Earth.

Kobun Shizuno (Knights of Sidonia) and Hiroyuki Seshita (Blame!) is directing the featuers at Polygon Pictures. Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Psycho-Pass) is writing the screenplay and sharing series composition duties with Yūsuke Kozaki .

XAI will perform theme song The Sky Falls.

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
  • Maina: Reina Ueda
  • Miana: Ari Ozawa

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.

Sources: Ota-suke, Otakomu

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