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Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby XvGojira » Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:17 pm

And what little continuity there is, is just neat little nods to previous films in the series.

Like Godzilla being in an iceberg in KKvG from being buried in the ice in GRA.
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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby Dr Kain » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:15 pm

What is so funny about a timeline? The movies are chronologically in the order they were made in.
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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby jellydonut25 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:52 pm

There are irreconcilable continuity gaffes that only work if you just consider these movies fun individual adventures and not part of a distinct, concrete timeline.
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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby Gman2887 » Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:32 am

Bringing this back into play, I read one member on here (perhaps another thread) claimed Toho sees all of the Showa sci-fi films, Godzilla & otherwise, as part of the same timeline. Apparently it's explained in one of their many non-English books on the subject. Is there any evidence or source to support this? Sounds sort of crazy to me, but hey, it's Toho.
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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby DannyBeane » Sun Apr 24, 2016 1:37 pm

I always believed that most of the showa spfx films were in the same timeline however the continuity was very flexible. E.G. KKE, there is the film as it happened but as far as the timeline is concerned, all you need to know is KK chills on an Island in the south pacific where he fought Gorosaurus (and possibly Mechani-Kong in Tokyo). The height discrepancies and specific story details are only pertinent to the film and not the over all showa timeline. Another example in Rodan, 2 Rodans are swallowed up by a volcano however in Ghidrah it was only acknowledged that there was only one Rodan. I am perfectly happy accepting the timeline that everything from 1954-1975 is all apart of one extremely loose, poorly connected timeline and try not to overthink it. (unlike people that try to connect all the showa, heisei and millennium films together)


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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

Postby mr.negativity » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:03 am

What if Ichirô from Godzilla's Revenge, Rokuro from Megalon, Gengo from Gigan and Hedorah's Ken Yano were all the same character?
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Re: Showa Godzilla's (Lack of) Continuity

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