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* MeaningfulName: A modification of ''Ankylosaurus''.


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* MeaningfulName: Portmanteau of ''bara'' (Japanese for "rose") and "dragon". The ridges on his back look like rose petals.


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* MeaningfulName: ''Ebi'' means "shrimp" in Japanese.


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* MeaningfulName: Based on ''kani'', Japanese for "crab".


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* MeaningfulName: Based on ''geso'', Japanese for "squid tentacle".


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* MeaningfulName: Based on ''kamakiri'', Japanese for "mantis".


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* MeaningfulName: Based on ''kame'', Japanese for "turtle".


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* MeaningfulName: Based on ''kumo'', Japanese for "spider".


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* MeaningfulName: Quite literally just "giant octopus".


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* MeaningfulName: "Giant condor".


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* MeaningfulName: The original Japanese name (Radon) is taken from ''Pterandon''.


* SpellMyNamewithanS: He was "Angilas" officially in English starting with ''Godzilla Raids Again'' (identified on Toho's English export poster and sales brochure). For unknown reasons, he became "Anguirus" starting in 1974. Toho jumped back and forth from then until 1998 when they decided to run with "Anguirus".

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* SpellMyNamewithanS: He was "Angilas" officially in English starting with ''Godzilla Raids Again'' (identified on Toho's English export poster and sales brochure). For unknown reasons, he became "Anguirus" starting in 1974. Toho jumped back and forth from then until 1998 when they decided to run with "Anguirus". His name is ultimately derived from ''Ankylosaurus''.


* DarkerAndEdgier: Her second form. Well her first one wasn't exactly pretty, but less ugly and more fragile.



* RetGone: Averted. Despite the attempt to erase Godzilla via time travel, [[http://www.scifijapan.com/articles/2007/08/16/godzilla-vs-king-ghidorah-time-travel-and-the-origins-of-godzilla/ as this article ponts out (with evidence within the movie itself)]], the time travel plot in ''Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah'' ended up fufilling a StableTimeLoop and instead of erasing Godzilla, it created the Heisei Godzilla in the first place; in fact, Biollante is mentioned again in ''Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla'' as a possible means of how Space Godzilla came to be.


* AwesomeButImpractical: Destoroyah can emulate the Oxygen Destroyer, causing the target to be reduced to bones. Sounds cool right? The problem? It has to have them in a body of water and break up into a swarm of microbes for it to work. And even when it dropped Godzilla into the ocean it still couldn't use it because Godzilla's imminent meltdown was boiling the water and made it and him too hot to use this power. The only one to fall victim to this in the whole movie was an aquarium full of fish.
** YMMV on circumstance, but remember what percentage of the body water is?
*** Subverted with the chest attack he/she was supposed to use, that uses the power of the Oxygen Destroyer. This attack however was cut from the film.


* DiabolusExNihilo: Is to Godzilla as Doomsday is to Superman, coming out of nowhere to kill Godzilla and end the Heisei franchise.



* DisneyVillainDeath: Well, sort of. It was frozen by the Super X-3 and fell to the ground, where it exploded on impact.



* GenericDoomsdayVillain: Turns up purely to kill Godzilla. Given the love the fanbase has for it, and the iconic nature of the film in question, it's proof that TropesAreNotBad.


For kaiju and characters that appear in the [[Film/{{Godzilla2014}} 2014 movie]] and the ''Franchise/MonsterVerse'' continuity, see [[Characters/MonsterVerse here]].

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For kaiju and characters that appear in the [[Film/{{Godzilla2014}} [[Film/Godzilla2014 2014 movie]] and the ''Franchise/MonsterVerse'' ''Film/MonsterVerse'' continuity, see [[Characters/MonsterVerse here]].



* PokemonSpeak: In the fighting games, all in a [[MostWonderfulSound glorious robot monotone!]]

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* PokemonSpeak: In the fighting games, all in a [[MostWonderfulSound [[SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound glorious robot monotone!]]


* DeathByCameo: Godzilla slaughtered him off-screen probably for sport or he and Kamoebas had some territorial dispute over the ocean.



* SacrificialLamb: He (or his dead corpse) only appears in the movie to prove that Godzilla can kill other giant monsters and make the humans even more frightened of Godzilla's strength.

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* SacrificialLamb: He (or his dead corpse) only appears in the movie to prove that Godzilla can kill other giant monsters and make the humans even more frightened of Godzilla's strength.


After Yog's second host, the mutated rock crab Ganimes, was fatally injured, the parasitic alien retreated from the body and divided itself into two halves before possessing another rock crab (which became a second Ganimes) and a rock turtle, mutating it into a giant predatory version called Kamoebas. These two monsters working in tandem almost finished off the humans, until they used their weakness to ultrasonic waves to disrupt Yog's control over them, causing the two behemoths to fight and drag each other into a volcano, which destroyed the Space Amoeba once and for all. Kamoebas makes a cameo appearance in ''Tokyo S.O.S.'', washed up on a beach after having been killed by Godzilla.

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After Yog's second host, the mutated rock crab Ganimes, was fatally injured, the parasitic alien retreated from the body and divided itself into two halves before possessing another rock crab (which became a second Ganimes) and a rock turtle, mutating it into a giant predatory version called Kamoebas. These two monsters working in tandem almost finished off the humans, until they used their weakness to ultrasonic waves to disrupt Yog's control over them, causing the two behemoths to fight and drag each other into a volcano, which destroyed the Space Amoeba once and for all. Kamoebas makes made a cameo appearance in ''Tokyo S.O.S.'', washed up on a beach after having been killed by Godzilla.



* SacrificialLamb: He (or his dead corpse) only appears in the movie to prove that Godzilla can kill other giant monsters and make the humans even more frightened of Godzilla's strength.
* SlashedThroat: How Godzilla offed him.



* TakeThat: Maybe, maybe not, but Franchise/{{Gamera}} ''is'' Godzilla's most well-known rival...

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* TakeThat: Maybe, maybe not, but given Franchise/{{Gamera}} ''is'' Godzilla's most well-known rival...


* ImAHumanitarian: Baragon eats people in both his original film appearance and in the novel ''Godzilla Vs. the Robot Monsters''.


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* ToServeMan: Baragon eats people in both his original film appearance and in the novel ''Godzilla Vs. the Robot Monsters''.

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* MeaningfulName: Subverted in Toho's case. By 2016, Toho has given Godzilla the official meaning to the character's name, meaning "[[PhysicalGod God Incarnate]]". Toho's reasons are even stated below.


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* MeaningfulName: Unlike his father, the [[PhysicalGod naming of Godzilla]] actually works for him as it takes more than a few missiles to bring him down. The meaning in question is "God Incarnate".


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-->''First appearance: '''Series/KureKureTakora''', 1973 1974''

Takora is a greedy anthropomorphic octopus kaiju.

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-->''First appearance: '''Series/KureKureTakora''', 1973 1974''

Takora
'''Film/TerrorOfMechagodzilla''', 1975''

Similar to Godzilla in that he
is believed to be a greedy anthropomorphic octopus kaiju.
dinosaur that returned to the sea and survived there through the great extinction, Titanosaurus was a peaceful creature until the Simians returned to earth and used their technology to enslave the aquatic giant, wielding him as a weapon against the human race. When his controller was destroyed, Titanosaurus attempted to flee back into the ocean, but Godzilla pressed his attack and (supposedly) killed him.



* ButtMonkey: He often becomes this due to his greed and selfishness.
* FunnyOctopus
* {{Greed}}: His defining character trait.
* InterspeciesRomance: His love interest is a walrus named Monro
* OurMonstersAreDifferent: Compared to any other Toho kaiju.
* TerrestrialSeaLife: An octopus who is never seen anywhere near the ocean.
* TheyKilledKennyAgain: He suffers a KarmicDeath at the end of some episodes.



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-->''First appearance: '''Film/TerrorOfMechagodzilla''', 1975''

Similar to Godzilla in that he is believed to be a dinosaur that returned to the sea and survived there through the great extinction, Titanosaurus was a peaceful creature until the Simians returned to earth and used their technology to enslave the aquatic giant, wielding him as a weapon against the human race. When his controller was destroyed, Titanosaurus attempted to flee back into the ocean, but Godzilla pressed his attack and (supposedly) killed him.

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* GlassCannon/SquishyWizard: In the games, its combat stats are sub-par but it has some pretty nasty ranged attacks. In the movie Space Godzilla isn't strong enough to withstand M.O.G.U.E.R.A's missiles and nose drill, and when his crystals are gone he's stuck trying to punch with his stubby limbs.

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* GlassCannon/SquishyWizard: GlassCannon: In the games, its combat stats are sub-par but it has some pretty nasty ranged attacks. In the movie Space Godzilla isn't strong enough to withstand M.O.G.U.E.R.A's missiles and nose drill, and when his crystals are gone he's stuck trying to punch with his stubby limbs.


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* SquishyWizard: In the movie Space Godzilla isn't strong enough to withstand M.O.G.U.E.R.A's missiles and nose drill, and when his crystals are gone he's stuck trying to punch with his stubby limbs.


** Showa Mechagodzilla had this issue as well; in a ranged battle it did perfectly fine. In melee, however, it became less effective. Kiryu seems to be the only one of the three Mechagodzilla incarnations to subvert this trope.

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** Showa Mechagodzilla had this issue as well; in a ranged battle it did perfectly fine. In melee, however, it became less effective. Kiryu seems to be the only one of the three Mechagodzilla incarnations to subvert this trope. FridgeLogic when you realize Kiryu wasn't designed purely to fight Godzilla, as every other version of the monster has been.


** Dogora does get a brief scene in ''Film/Godzilla:PlanetofMonsters'' during the montage of giant monsters attacking the world.

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** Dogora does get a brief scene in ''Film/Godzilla:PlanetofMonsters'' ''Godzilla: Planet of Monsters'' during the montage of giant monsters attacking the world.

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** Dogora does get a brief scene in ''Film/Godzilla:PlanetofMonsters'' during the montage of giant monsters attacking the world.

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