"There isn't a job that's too tough for me... except for this one time, when I was married to a real stubborn woman."
"What is all this?! WHAT'S HAPPENING TO OUR PLAAANET?!"The nineteenth Godzilla film and the fourth in the Heisei series. After the success of Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, Toho decided to bring back another familiar monster. While there are similarities to Mothra vs. Godzilla, such as greedy businessmen and kidnapped fairies, the film is its own animal. The film sold well and became the most popular entry in the Heisei series. Reffered to as Gojira tai Mosura in Japan.A meteor hits the ocean, causing many natural disasters. A repenting tomb raider, his ex-wife, and the secretary of a corrupt corporation are sent to investigate the effects on Infant Island. There, they find a giant egg and the Cosmos, a pair of tiny twin girls whose role is to watch over the balance of nature and who are the Last Of Their Kind.They tell of an ancient civilization that angered the Earth so much with a weather machine made to control the world's climate that the Earth created and unleashed a creature called Battra. Unfortunately, Battra proved to be so bloodthirsty that its path of destruction also brought harm to the Earth, which created Mothra to counteract it. Battra and Mothra clashed fiercely, the civilization being lost in the battle, and the two eventually sealed themselves in eggs, with Mothra's being the one the team has uncovered.The Cosmos agree to go to Japan with the giant egg, but Godzilla intercepts them. Mothra hatches and gets saved from Godzilla when a revived Battra clashes with the King of the Monsters. They are sucked into the earth by a underwater eruption and Mothra leaves.The Cosmos are kidnapped by the company secretary, whose CEO plans to exploit them for all they are worth. But Mothra won't stand for this and is heading for Tokyo. Can our heroes rescue the Cosmos before Mothra does too much damage? And how would they deal with Godzilla and Battra, who have survived being swallowed by lava and are converging on the area?
— Dobashi, hammering and hamming the point home.
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