Japan's Latest Life-Sized Godzilla Is Coming Along Nicely

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Last year, a new life-sized Godzilla was announced for Japan. Let’s check-in and see how it’s doing.

Originally the giant Godzilla was slated to open in this summer, but it seems the global pandemic has slowed down construction. Below is a model of the intended work.


While still under construction, it is shaping up quite nicely.

This is a massive statue, measuring over 390 feet long.


The life-sized Godzilla is located on Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture and so far, it looks awesome.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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The fact that they’re using the most unsettling (i.e. the best) Godzilla design is such a plus.