Husband. Father. Co-host of the Kaiju Apostle Podcast.
I understand people enjoy dubs, but holy mother of Zeus, was this dub horrible! Thankfully, the movie itself is fine enough, and it helps my son understand things (sort of...), but these voice actors were some of the worst I've heard in a long time.
Is the movie fun? You betcha.
Is it good?
It's clear this movie owes a lot to the henshin hero shows that became popular in the 60s and 70s. By this point, there were already five Ultra shows (one being Ultra Q), not to mention everything else on the air. Godzilla is now, undoubtedly, a superhero, and Jet Jaguar doesn't hide his influences whatsoever. The antagonists are "somewhat" sympathetic (if you squint really hard), and…
So story time.
My daughter had been in the NICU for over a month, but finally came home this week. My son wanted to watch a Godzilla movie, so I assumed he’d want to watch Shin Godzilla, one of his favorites.
It was vs Spacegodzilla.
My daughter’s first Godzilla movie, and first movie in general, is vs Spacegodzilla.
I’m not sure what this means for our future.