Weren't a fan of Hollywood's recent effort? Want to see Japanese filmmakers bring the country's most famous kaiju back to the silver screen? Well, you're in luck. Toho Studios is releasing a new Godzilla film in 2016.

The last made-in-Japan Godzilla was Ryuhei Kitamura's 2004 effort, Godzilla: Final Wars (above, pictured). Now, twelve years later, the world will get a new entry in Toho Studios' long-running series. According to Sponichi, the story and staff will be revealed at a later date, and Cinema Today reports that production is slated to begin in summer 2015. The aim is to release the movie the following year and show the picture worldwide.

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Toho Studios stated that the time has come in the Japanese film industry that it can achieve Hollywood-level techniques without spending Hollywood money. Let's hope that means a nice mix of traditional special effects with newer ones. The upcoming new Japanese-produced film will not be related to the recent Hollywood release, but a totally new Godzilla.

Please have a man—or woman—in a kaiju suit. Please.

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