* HilariousInHindsight: Kiryu being built from the Original Godzila's remains sounds like something from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', right? ''Creator/HideakiAnno'' himself would eventually direct ''Film/ShinGodzilla'' a decade later.
* {{Narm}}: The brief shot of Mechagodzilla flying around like an over sized dinosaur shaped ComicBook/IronMan.
** The Godzilla suit used for this movie and its sequel, the Kiryugoji, is noticeable for having an animatronic head with a mechanism that allows it to make many kinds of expressions. While this is certainly a neat effect, a good deal of Goji's expressions in the films are so [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/godzilla/images/4/48/Godzilla_X_MechaGodzilla_-_Godzilla_Roars.png/revision/latest?cb=20130614070456 over-the-top]] it's hard to take them seriously.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Kiryu [[spoiler: only goes rogue]] for one scene.